Right Side of the Brain

Konstantin Kisin and Francis Foster - hosts of TRIGGERnometry

October 10, 2022 Nirjay Mahindru/Konstantin Kisin/Francis Foster Season 2 Episode 28
Right Side of the Brain
Konstantin Kisin and Francis Foster - hosts of TRIGGERnometry
Show Notes

Konstantin and Francis share their experiences of developing the hugely successful podcast Triggernometry.  Konstantin Kisin is a Russian-British comedian, podcaster, writer and social commentator. He made international headlines in 2018 by refusing to sign a university “behavioural agreement form” which banned jokes about religion, atheism and insisted that all humour must be “respectful and kind”.

Konstantin is the reigning Jewish Comedian of the Year and has won a number of other comedy competitions, awards and prizes. He has played some of the UK's biggest comedy clubs and has supported Geoff Norcott, Shazia Mirza and Andrew Doyle on tour.

He took his debut hour, Orwell That Ends Well, to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019, receiving a host of positive reviews.

Konstantin is a regular contributor to BBC, ITV and TalkRadio. Frequently described as an "objective voice from the centre of the political spectrum", he regularly writes for a wide range of publications, including the Telegraph, Spectator and Quillette.

He is also the creator and co-host of the TRIGGERnometry YouTube show where 2 comics interview economists, political experts, journalists and social commentators about interesting, controversial and challenging subjects.

Konstantin is a regular host at Kilkenomics, the best economics and comedy festival in the world.

Francis Foster is a comedian and teacher. He has taught in both primary and secondary sectors with a specialism in Drama and English. Francis graduated from the prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama and away from the classroom he is a stand up comedian who gigs regularly in Europe and beyond. He supported Eddie Izzard on his latest Force Majeure Tour. Francis is the regular co-host of the Triggernometry podcast.

TRIGGERnometry is a free speech YouTube show and podcast. Comedians Konstantin Kisin and Francis Foster create fun-but-serious conversations with fascinating guests, including former Presidential advisors and political experts, leading economists, psychologists, journalists, social and cultural commentators, YouTubers and others.

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