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By Laura Whitmore + Mags Creative

Recorded backstage at the London Irish Centre, today's podcast features one half of Irish rap duo The Rubberbandits, Blindboy. With over a million worldwide listeners tuning in to his own podcast every month, Blindboy shares why he believes that we're in the midst of a podcast boom. Laura and Blindboy also chat about listening to podcasts as a form of mindfulness, the role of democratic podcasting in society and the influence of platforming voices and opinions - both positive and potentially harmful - in the world.

Podcasts referenced in the conversation include:

The Blindboy Podcast

The Joe Rogan Experience

This American Life

Irish history podcast

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