In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Stephen Fry about comedy, atheism, political correctness, meditation, ambition, empathy, psychedelics, Christopher Hitchens, Stephen's experience of manic depression, and much else. You can support the Making Sense Podcast and receive subscriber-only content at SamHarris.org/subscribe.
In a bonus episode of Intrigue: The Ratline, Stephen Fry interviews Philippe Sands in front of an audience at the BBC Radio Theatre in London. They discuss a range of issues brought up by the series including historical responsibility and the nature of evil. Plus as a special extra, there is a full version of The Ratline theme music by Catrin Finch and Sekou Keita.
AV Education — Subscribe on iTunes here: https://goo.gl/WwhhzT.
In this episode, we are joined by our favourite storyteller ever! STEPHEN FRY!!! He’s a legendary actor, writer, producer and thinker, and the inspiration behind us bringing stories to life. Why? Because we’ve listened to ALL of the Harry Potter audiobooks read by him. He's a master of many voices, bringing emotion and excitement to everything he reads. We've also listened to loads of other audiobooks read by him for kids (and adults). Just search for him at Audible, or anywhere really!
Today’s story is about the invention of a game you really should know. It was first read by Stephen on his outstanding podcast, Great Leap Years (www.stephenfry.com/greatleapyears). Great Leap Years extracts used with kind permission of Stephen Fry.
WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits, like creating your own BKFK Story that we will perform! To find out more about us, go to bykidsforkids.co
Stephen Fry talks to presenter Michael Rosen about their mutual obsession with language: the particular joys they both find in speech and in writing and how language is developing. Starting at the very beginning with Stephen's theory about where a facility with words may come from, then dashing through the joy of finding connections between words in different languages, of listening to the rhythms of music-hall patter, in telephone voicemail messages and in rap, to sketch-writing with Hugh Laurie, presenting QI, the essential seriousness of comedy, the virtues of email and text as opposed to the sheer horror of having to talk on the telephone, and one time when Stephen's famous fluency broke down..
Producer Beth O'Dea.