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With Geraint Evans

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23 - Leroy Brito: Comedy, Crossfit & Jay Electronica

Leroy Brito is a stand-up comedian and writer. He joins Geraint to talk about the cult of crossfit, football, stand-up comedy in the states and USA and the long, long wait for Jay Electronica to drop his first album.

Follow Leroy on twitter @LeroyBrito

21 - Nikesh Shukla: The Good Immigrant, Morrissey & Akhil Sharma

Nikesh Shukla is the author of Coconut Unlimited, Meatspace and many more, also the editor of The Good Immigrant he meets Geraint to talk about the privilege of mentoring young writers on Rife Magazine, the process of curating The Good Immigrant and working with the likes of Riz Ahmed and Himesh Patel. He speaks about the awfulness of Morrissey and The Smiths before sharing the joys of Akhil Sharma. There's also some pretty epic shade thrown on Jonathan Franzen.

Follow Nikesh on Twitter @NikeshShukla

10 - Dean Burnett: Katy Perry, Bill Hicks & The Associate

 

Dean Burnett is a Neuroscientist, Guardian Blogger and Author of The Idiot Brain. In this episode, he has to deal with Geraint's jealousy, talks about the cynicism of Katy Perry and the cult of Bill Hicks before spreading some love on forgotten Whoopi Goldberg classic - The Associate. 

Follow Dean on Twitter @Garwboy or on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/DeanBurnettAuthor/ 

6 - Ben Norris: Commercial Radio Dj's, Bohdan Piasecki & Zoe Coombs Marr

 

Ben Norris is a spoken word artist, actor and writer coming off the back of his BBC Poetry Slam victory. He talks to Geraint about the pressure Commercial Radio DJ's make him feel to live life to the fullest. We find out just what the problem is with the likes of Pitbull and Robin Thicke before delving into the wonder of Bohdan Piasecki's poetry and the off-the-wall brilliance of Zoe Coombs Marr. 

 Follow Ben on Twitter @BenNorris7 or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bennorrisactorwriter/ 

2 - Jordan Brookes: Robbie Williams, So Solid Crew & Lexx

 

Jordan Brookes was recently nominated for the highest prize in standup - the Edinburgh Comedy Award. Also a writer and actor, Jordan joins Geraint during his Edinburgh Fringe 2017 run.
They talk about the pain of Robbie Williams' Angels and 21 Seconds to Go by So Solid Crew and the effect they have on Jordan's Psyche. The forgotten Sci-Fi classic Lexx alongside Science Fiction heroes Stargate SG-1 and Star Trek The Next Generation. There's also some time to delve into intrusive thoughts and the benefits of cognitive behavioural therapy.

Follow Jordan on Twitter @JordBrookes or on his Facebook Page