10 episodes

Hear fascinating insights and revealing anecdotes from top comedians as they discuss health and well-being with a Harley street doctor.

Are You Feeling Funny? Snipper Nixon

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Hear fascinating insights and revealing anecdotes from top comedians as they discuss health and well-being with a Harley street doctor.

    Nik Rabinowitz | Talking Mandela’s Language

    Nik Rabinowitz | Talking Mandela’s Language

    From having a knock-knees as a child to speaking native African clan tongues, including the famous ‘click’ language.


    Describing himself as ‘Africa’s funniest Jew’, Nik Rabinowitz is married to a doctor so has much to say on the topic of medicine. He’s had hernia and then two knee operations leading to the wearing of built-up shoes. He’s also a speaker of native African languages and gives us an insight into Mandela’s clan names as well as demonstrating the famous ‘click’ dialects. Nik also reveals his experiments in past-life regression where he relived his own death in another body.


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    • 25 min
    Norman Lovett | Love On The Penguin Parade

    Norman Lovett | Love On The Penguin Parade

    Red Dwarf star on heart attacks, comedian with too much time on their hands and the problem with Jimmy Saville.


    One of the first and most deadpan stand-ups on the British circuit, Norman Lovett is now famous as the face of the computer, Holly, on the sci-fi hit comedy Red Dwarf. In this intriguing chat with Dr. Brian Kaplan, Norman muses on why comedians get depressed and reveals how he dealt with his own heart attack at the age of 38. Norman gives his thoughts on public figures from Donald Trump to Jimmy Saville and how to deal with the advancing years.


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    • 29 min
    Robin Ince | Preventing Cracks In Your Sanity

    Robin Ince | Preventing Cracks In Your Sanity

    Co-presenter of the award-winning radio show Infinite Monkey Cage, Robin Ince chats about fractures, accidents and therapists.


    Super-smart comedian and fan of physics, Robin Ince, reveals all to Dr. Brian Kaplan including the many medical issues he faced as a child. As a clumsy three year old he tore the tendons in his arm, then cut his chin open and fractured his arm at a later stage, as well as being involved in a car accident. Robin also talks in depth about how the brain works under different stimuli and his interviews with various psychotherapists.


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    • 33 min
    Helen Lederer | Sneeze, Orgasm, Laugh!

    Helen Lederer | Sneeze, Orgasm, Laugh!

    A revealing talk ranging from childhood asthma to orgasms to the state of female comedy.


    “Sneeze, orgasm, laugh – they’re all the same thing” says comedienne Helen Lederer in her revealing talk with Dr. Brian Kaplan. Married to a doctor herself, Helen talks about her early struggles with asthma. She also discusses getting into an ‘altered state’; and how she spent time spinning around and around repeating the same word to create a sense of otherness. There’s also revealing chat about the different generations of female comedy.


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    • 26 min
    Nick Revell | Dealing With Unexpected Anger

    Nick Revell | Dealing With Unexpected Anger

    Startling revelations about football thugs, the wrong use of a lit cigarette and dealing with anger.


    Anger issues crop up in Nick Revell’s insightful talk with Dr. Brian Kaplan. Nick also reveals how he nearly died from a burst appendix in the company of Paul Merton. Nick talks in depth about his practice of Tai Chi and how he uses it as a stand-up performer. There are striking stories of how he faced up to football thugs on a tube; and once wilfully stubbed out a lit cigarette on his own arm.


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    • 29 min
    Zoe Lyons | A 12 Year-Old With A Comb Over

    Zoe Lyons | A 12 Year-Old With A Comb Over

    Winner of Best Joke at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2008, Zoe Lyons takes a trip through her medical history with Dr Brian Kaplan. “I was a 12yr-old with a comb-over. I had stress-related alopecia” declares Zoe, a self-confessed ‘stressy person.' She also reveals her phobia of blood and needles. Zoe won the Funny Woman award in 2004 and tells us how she was taken to a psychologist at the age of fourteen, when her sexuality meant she felt ‘the odd one out.'


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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

Jonny W: ,

Lively Lovely & Here's to your Health

Dr. Kaplan is a gem, as are all his guests, and their interactions & anecdotes. Comedy is extraordinary as a component of holistic healing! Thanks for the Pod!!!! :)

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