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Ricky Gervais & Sam Harris
Absolutely Mental
All 11 episodes available at beginning Monday May 10th. In this new podcast series, the Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning actor, director, and writer Ricky Gervais phones his favorite smart friend, the neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris, to ask some very important questions...and some not-so-important ones. Gervais and Harris contemplate the wonders of science and the chaos of modern life while having many good laughs.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.3 stars from 1,872 ratings
Really great but where is it
I find these paid podcasts extremely cumbersome and hard to use. Sam Harris and Absolutely Mental are the worst for being user friendly
artnants via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/15/21
Classic and brilliant!
If you love high brow stimulating philosophical discussions and light hearted play ground banter - this is for you! A great relaxing listen!
H C Fisher via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/12/21
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Entertaining, humorous and wonderfully engaging!
john boy 76 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/11/21
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