|Under the Skin with Russell Brand|
|Hosted by||Russell Brand|
|Created by||Russell Brand|
|Original release||2017 – present|
Under the Skin with Russell Brand is a podcast hosted by comedian, actor, radio host, author, and activist Russell Brand.According to iTunes the podcast "asks: what's beneath the surface - of people we admire, of the ideas that define our time, of the history we are told."
In the podcast Russell Brand interviews a variety of guests from "the world of academia, popular culture and the arts."A variety of public figures and academics are interviewed including Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker Naomi Klein, former US Vice-President Al Gore and physicist Brian Cox.
According to iTunes the podcast "asks: what's beneath the surface - of people we admire, of the ideas that define our time, of the history we are told."A review in The Guardian described the contents of the podcast stating that "Many big ideas are covered: the lurch to the right, humans becoming redundant thanks to the rise of digitalised economies and the focus given to the image of the burning twin towers after 9/11."
A review in the Financial Times described the podcast as "Refreshingly calm and thoughtful."A review in The Guardian commented on the content of the podcast stating "Although the thoughts exchanged aren’t those that usually make it on to Question Time, they are powerful." A review in the magazine The Skinny was more critical, calling the episode where Brand interviewed the Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle "Just an hour of half-arsed, loosely-connected gibberish."
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