Episode 220

Published on:

3rd Mar 2024

How to change your life around

An interview podcast giving the inside scoop of what happens in comedy scenes across the globe and dedicated to speaking to the mavericks in the comedy world. In this episode, after a long awaited break, we have former drug addict and convicted criminal Junior atkins talking about how he changed his life around and is now helping others do the same. Here is an overview of what we discussed:

[[03:48]] Is my life like lock stock and two smoking barrels? [[06:45]]

[[07:10]] Getting arrested for trying to smuggle drugs [[11:20]]

[[11:53]] Dropping the soap and bullies in prison [[15:20]]

[[17:08]] Prison officers smuggling drugs [[21:05]]

[[22:54]] Boiling oil and £2 hitmen [[25:03]]

[[26:20]] What is the survival guide for prison and the type of people you get in prisons [[31:30]]

[[31:35]] How a life of crime and prison taught him a lot about people and survival [[34:31]]

[[34:36]] Saving peoples lives getting back into drugs, then becoming clean [[37:59]]

[[38:03]] Changing peoples lives and the key to people who are good at changing peoples lives [[43:22]]

[[43:28]] People who are bad at this job [[46:53]]

[[47:00]] Extreme ownership is the key to getting out of addiction [[53:37]]

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junioratkins1@gmail.com or on Instagram at @junioratkins, or if you would like to know more on Marvin, you can follow him through his Linktree at https://linktr.ee/theflopmaster. #comedypodcast #standupcomedy #podcast #podcasts #podcasting

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The comedians paradise
Where larger-than-life characters help comedians live life on their own terms
Join comedian and promoter, Marvin McCarthy each Sunday at 8pm UK time as he interviews larger-than-life characters that help comedians live life on their terms.

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