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Absolutely Mental

Ricky Gervais & Sam Harris
Society & CultureComedy

All three seasons available at In this new audio 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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Latest Episodes

Ricky and Sam discuss the morality of lying, including white lies, Santa Claus, and the best excuse to get out of a party.

5 months ago

Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning actor, director, and writer Ricky Gervais and his favorite smart friend, neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris, are back again - this time for Season 3.

5 months ago

Ricky calls Sam to ask why humans laugh. They break down the mechanics of stand up comedy, the science behind tickling, and the mistakes of a very sad middle school teacher... more

a year ago


4.3 out of 5 stars from 1.9k ratings
  • Ricky has “sold out” in more ways than one

    …. Seriously Ricky ? Charging excessively for your “comedy drivel” podcast isn't it one step to far ? more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom4 months ago
  • Brutal

    Whatever wince of reasonable dialogue Harris was holding on to was clearly lost with this log of absolute noise pollution

    Apple Podcasts
    United States4 months ago
  • Disappointed

    Just use sponsors you don’t need to charge us for listening to your podcast

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom4 months ago
  • sam is a moron

    Sam Harris, now mainly a commie fascist gaslighter, is a moron. He. had worthwhile things to say on vile Islam. but has gone off the rails

    Apple Podcasts
    United States4 months ago
  • why does he talks with such hesitation 😑

    amir mira
    5 months ago

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#126 Ireland/Society & Culture
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