Under The Skin with Russell Brand

My new podcast 'Under The Skin' asks: what's beneath the surface - of people we admire, of the ideas that define our time, of the history we are told. Speaking with guests from the world of academia, popular culture and the arts, they'll help us to see the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality. And have a laugh. This show is now on Luminary! For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com.


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#160 Theology & Rhyming (with Tim Minchin)

This week’s podcast is an energetic, wordy and occasionally heated (in a good way!) with the incredible musician and artist Tim Minchin. Tim is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, musician, and songwriter. He is best known for his musical comedy! His new album ‘Apart Together’ will be released on Friday 20 November. We discuss everything from creativity and politics to whether or not your view on the origin of consciousness can determine whether we can change the world for the better...



#159 From Pain to Awakening (with Gabrielle Bernstein)

This week’s guest is Gabrielle Bernstein! Gabrielle is an American motivational speaker, life coach and New York Times best-selling author of The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith and Super Attractor: Methods for Manifesting a Life Beyond Your Wildest Dreams. She teaches primarily from the text “A Course In Miracles” on the practical application of self-love, forgiveness and how to have a holistic approach to spirituality...



#158 Survival On The Edge Of Armageddon (with Ed Stafford)

This week is the return of survivalist Ed Stafford! Ed is a survivor in every sense. This is great podcast on how to cope in an extreme world! We discussed everything from the effect the pandemic has had on us mentally, some solutions Ed has found it terms of honing our bushcraft skills and interacting with the natural world in order to feel connected...



#157 Genius In Man & Nature. Where Does It Come From? (with Carlo Rovelli)

This week’s podcast is with theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli. Carlo works mainly in the field of quantum gravity and is a founder of loop quantum gravity theory. Carlo’s books ‘Seven Brief Lessons on Physics’, ‘Reality Is Not What It Seems’, and ‘The Order of Time’ are international bestsellers which have been translated into 43 languages...



#156 Salvation & Apocalypse In The Metamodern World (with Seth Abramson)

This week’s guest on Under The Skin is the rather incredible meta modern journalist and political analyst Seth Ambramson! Seth is an American professor, attorney, author, and political columnist. His teaching areas include digital journalism, post-internet cultural theory, post-internet writing, and legal advocacy...


 2020-10-24  19m

#155 The Science Of Self &‘True’ Nature Of Reality (with Prof. Tom Oliver)

This week’s guest on Under The Skin is Prof. Tom Oliver! Tom is a Professor in Ecology at the University of Reading, a socio-ecological systems expert and senior fellow with the UK government informing environmental policy. He is the author of The Self Delusion which explores how people, animals, plants and the planet we live on are all intimately connected – and why that matters...


 2020-10-17  15m

#154 Why We Must Wake Up To Plastic Free Life (with Kate Nelson)

This week I spoke with Kate Nelson (AKA Plastic Free Mermaid)! Kate is an avid waterwoman, science communicator, plastics consultant, and author of “I Quit Plastics: And You Can Too”.  We discuss how imminent the need to change the way we consume is, whether we have any power to change production and challenge big corporations, and why the culture of environmentalism, recycling and farmer’s markets has bourgeois connotations...


 2020-10-10  21m

#153 Breathe Your Way To Freedom (with Biet Simkin)

This week’s guest on Under The Skin is my friend Biet Simkin! Biet is a very popular meditation and breath work teacher. She has new book out called, “Don’t Just Sit There: 44 Insights to Get Your Meditation Practice Off the Cushion and Into the Real World” (https://amzn.to/2HD7UgY )...


 2020-10-03  20m

#152 Activism & Spiritualism (with Satish Kumar)

Hello! This week’s guest on Under The Skin is the incredible activist Satish Kumar! Satish been a Jain monk, a nuclear disarmament advocate, pacifist and he is the current editor of Resurgence & Ecologist magazine of which he is very proud! Satish is next level. He is an advanced elder and he speaks with wisdom, authority, compassion and insight. He has met other incredible activists, including Martin Luther King and Bertrand Russell...


 2020-09-26  19m

#151 Is The Rise Of Tech Addiction Really Irresistible? (with Adam Alter)

This week’s guest on Under The Skin is Adam Alter! Adam is an Associate Professor of Marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business and author of Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked - which considers why so many people today are addicted to so many behaviours, from incessant smart phone and internet use to playing video games and online shopping...


 2020-09-19  21m