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All 11 episodes available at https://AbsolutelyMental.com.

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.

Absolutely Mental Ricky Gervais & Sam Harris

    • Society & Culture

All 11 episodes available at https://AbsolutelyMental.com.

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.

    What makes something funny?

    What makes something funny?

    In this teaser of episode 2, Sam calls Ricky to discuss where to draw the line in comedy. Ricky thinks everything is on the table. Except the word “vagina.”

    Get access to all 11 episodes at https://absolutelymental.com

    • 14 min
    Why do we dream?

    Why do we dream?

    Ricky calls Sam to ask why we dream. They discuss why puns are terrible and explore some of the mechanics of comedy.

    Get access to the other 10 episodes at https://absolutelymental.com

    • 29 min
    Introducing Absolutely Mental

    Introducing Absolutely Mental

    All 11 episodes available at AbsolutelyMental.com
    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.

    • 1 min

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