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Ricky Gervais Launches New Podcast, Absolutely Mental, with Neuroscientist Sam Harris, Available Now

All episodes can be purchased HERE.

In his latest podcast venture, “Absolutely Mental,” Golden Globe- and Emmy-Winning Actor, Director and Writer, Ricky Gervais, phones his favorite smart friend—neuroscientist and philosopher, Sam Harris—to ask some very important questions… and some not-so-important ones. Throughout this series, Gervais and Harris contemplate the wonders of science and the chaos of modern life—while having many good laughs. Some topics include: dreams, free will, death, the robot apocalypse, bears, the perils of celebrity, the future of comedy, etc. 

All 11 episodes are available now on AbsolutelyMental.com for $14.99, and can be streamed on all podcast streaming platforms. 

About Ricky Gervais: Creator and star of ‘The Office’ and ‘Extras’, Ricky Gervais has won three Golden Globes®, two Primetime Emmys® and seven BAFTAS. ‘The Office’ is the most successful British comedy of all time, shown in more than 90 countries with seven remakes. The NBC version is the most successful US remake of a British show in more than 30 years.  

Considered the most influential British comedian since Charlie Chaplin, Gervais is an award-winning stand-up comedian, with six international tours to date. His live stand up show ‘Fame’ became the fastest selling UK stand-up show in history. 

Gervais previously teamed with SiriusXM for a podcast called “Ricky Gervais is Deadly Sirius” from 2017 – 2019. Gervais is currently in production on the third and final season of “After Life,” which he created, writes, directs and stars in for Netflix. 

About Sam Harris: Sam Harris is a neuroscientist, philosopher, and author of five New York Times best sellers. Harris hosts the popular Making Sense podcast and is also the creator of the Waking Up app, which offers a modern, rational approach to the practice of meditation. Sam holds a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.

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