The Stay Free with Russell Brand Podcast is a weekly podcast hosted by Russell Brand, a British comedian, actor, and activist. In each episode, Brand talks to a wide range of guests about a variety of topics, including politics, spirituality, and pop culture. Brand is known for his candid and often controversial interviews, and Stay Free has been praised for its thought-provoking and insightful conversations.

Stay Free with Russell Brand Podcast


  • Russell Brand: Brand is a British comedian, actor, and activist. He is best known for his work in the films Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek, and Arthur. Brand is also a successful stand-up comedian, and his show, Russell Brand: Re:birth, was nominated for a Grammy Award. Brand is a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and has spoken openly about his own struggles with addiction and depression.

Episodes to Watch:

  • Episode 100: Russell Brand Talks to Dr. Gabor Maté: In this episode, Brand talks to Dr. Gabor Maté, a Canadian physician and author who specializes in addiction and trauma. Maté discusses the root causes of addiction and how it can be treated. He also talks about the importance of compassion and empathy in healing.
  • Episode 116: Russell Brand Talks to Annie Machon: In this episode, Brand talks to Annie Machon, a former MI5 intelligence officer who is now a political activist. Machon discusses her experiences working for MI5 and her views on government surveillance. She also talks about the importance of privacy and freedom of speech.
  • Episode 132: Russell Brand Talks to Bari Weiss: In this episode, Brand talks to Bari Weiss, a former New York Times opinion editor who is now a writer for Substack. Weiss discusses her decision to leave the New York Times and her views on cancel culture. She also talks about the importance of free speech and the role of the media in society.


  • “Russell Brand is a refreshingly honest and insightful interviewer. He always seems to get the best out of his guests, and he never shies away from tough questions.”
  • “Stay Free is a must-listen for anyone interested in politics, spirituality, or pop culture. Brand’s interviews are always thought-provoking and insightful, and he always manages to get his guests to open up.”
  • “Russell Brand is a gifted conversationalist, and he has a knack for getting his guests to talk about things they might not otherwise discuss. Stay Free is a fascinating and entertaining listen.”
  • “Stay Free is a breath of fresh air in a world of increasingly polarized and sensationalistic media. Brand’s interviews are always respectful and engaging, and he always seems to find common ground with his guests.”
  • “If you’re looking for a podcast that will challenge your thinking and make you laugh, then Stay Free is the perfect show for you.”

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