The Blindboy Podcast

The Blindboy Podcast

By Blindboyboatclub

Hosted by Blindboyboatclub, who is an artist and author. An eclectic podcast containing short fiction, interviews and comedy.

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Episodes

The Cat Piss Astronaut

A short story about being an autistic child  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/02/24·42m 6s

Valentines cards come from the Pagan ritual of slapping bare arses with the hide of a skinned Dog

Valentines cards come from the Pagan ritual of slapping bare arses with the hide of a skinned dog  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/02/24·45m 8s

The History of The English Working Class with Professor Carl Chinn

Carl Chinn is a historian who focuses on the history of Birmigham. We had a tremendous chat Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/02/24·1h 45m

The History of Supernatural Sex wardrobes and Spanking cults in Donegal

The History of Supernatural Sex wardobes and Spanking cults in Donegal  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/01/24·53m 4s

The History of Bog Bodies and Botox

I explore the connections between Robbie Williams hair wax, botox and bog bodies  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/01/24·1h 4m

The Poitín Maker

I read my short story, The Poitín Maker and discuss the connection between the Eifel tower, Paul Cezzane, Dr.Dre and Ernest Hemingway Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/01/24·1h 28m

Speaking about evolution and medicine with a Professor of Genetics

Professor Aoife Mclysaght is a geneticist. We chat about all things genetics and evolution  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/01/24·1h 50m

A mental health plan for the New Year

How to examine your emotions by first practicing on an orange Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/01/24·1h 2m

Humanistic Psychology in the myth of King Midas

I speak about the Greek Myth of King Midas through the lens of Humanistic Psychology Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/12/23·58m 19s

Pigs, Saints, Haircuts & Bicycles in Tulla Town

The story of why I'm not getting a bicycle for Christmas Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/12/23·52m 45s

I'll Give You Barcelona

I discuss themes of masculinity within the myth of Cú Chulainn, and I read my short story "I'll give you Barcelona" Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/12/23·1h 11m

Johnny Marr

I chat with legendary songwriter and musician Johnny Marr  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/12/23·1h 48m

The history of serving chips in miniature shopping trolleys

The history of serving chips in miniature shopping trolleys  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/11/23·50m 6s

A podcast about why there's no podcast this week

A podcast about why there's no podcast this week  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/11/23·50m 55s

Speaking to an expert about climate and biodiversity collapse

Professor Yvonne Buckley is the Professor of Zoology at Trinity College Dublin. She is Co-Chair of the All Island Climate and Biodiversity Research.We sat down for Science week 2023 to chat about biodiversity. Check out sfi.ie for info about science week 2023 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/11/23·1h 21m

The Pistils of the Dandelions

I read a new short story from my book Topographia Hibernica  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/11/23·1h 18m

The Return to Yurty Ahernes couch

I return to Yurty Aherne's couch. I also speak about the intertwining histories of Ireland and Palestine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/11/23·53m 12s

Conspiracy Theories with Naomi Klein

I chat with legendary author and activist Naomi Klein about conspiracy theories and what they say about the current state of our world. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/10/23·1h 6m

Padre Pio and Medieval Glass men

I answer yere questions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/10/23·27m 17s

Speaking to Patrick McCabe about writing, failure and creativity

Patrick McCabe is a twice Booker prize nominated Irish novelist, known for 'The Butcher Boy' and 'Breakfast on Pluto', His unique style merges dark comedy and profound emotion, capturing the complexities of Irish rural life and personal identity in modern times. In this podcast we chat about writing, failure and creativity Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/10/23·1h 19m

Irish Mythology and Simulation Theory

Irish Mythology and Simulation Theory  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/10/23·52m 59s

The Psychology of Greek Mythology

A look at Greek mythology through the lens of humility and emotional intelligence  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/09/23·58m 21s

The Colonial history of Pumpkin Spice Lattes

The Colonial history of Pumpkin Spice Lattes  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/09/23·53m 37s

Greek Mythology and Simulation Theory

how my father driving to cork in his underpants lead me to view Greek creation Myths through simulation theory Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/09/23·56m 54s

The History of Bootcut Jeans

The historic roots of Irish Celtic Tiger Bootcut Jeans in the 14th century West African textile industry Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/09/23·1h 2m

The Psychological impact of Poverty with Dr.Katriona O Sullivan

Dr. Katriona O Sullivan is a psychologist whose work centers around the impact of poverty on a person's development. She works towards improving access to education for marginalized people. Her memoir "Poor" charts her journey as a child who grew up in extreme poverty to eventually studying in Trinity college Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/08/23·1h 42m

The History of Brown Sauce and Door Handles

The History of Brown Sauce and Door Handles  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/08/23·57m 25s

The Mental Health of Adults who live with their Parents

A recent study found that 65% of Irish adults aged 25 to 35 live with their parents. I explore the impact of that on emotional wellbeing and identity Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/08/23·1h 12m

Mythology, Rewilding Forests and indigenous knowledge with Manchán Magan

Manchán Magan is a writer, documentary maker and folklorist. We speak about the relationship between Irish mythology and rewilding forests, as well as similarities between Irish Mythology and Aboriginal Australian Mythology Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/08/23·1h 37m

Barbie and Mattel as Millennial Pavlovian Conditioning

How the deregulation of children's advertising in the 1980s conditioned millennials to have a positive emotional response to Mattel toys which temporarily soothes the anxiety of not feeling like a real adult. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/08/23·53m 57s

Speaking to an expert about Biodiversity

Collie Ennis is a research associate at the Department of Zoology at Trinity college. We speak about biodiversity, insects, building ponds and becoming active in helping local biodiversity Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/07/23·2h 5m

I almost interviewed Cillian Murphy on this weeks Podcast

A ramble about art and the process of podcasting and writing Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/07/23·59m 14s

An in depth thesis about Birdshit

Why birdshit is responsible for the world having a population of 8 billion Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/07/23·1h 9m

Nine Inch Nialls

Satanic Ritual Murder, Charles Manson, Balloons and the FBI  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/07/23·1h 3m

A thorough meditation about Sparkling Water

I investigate why 19th Irish immigrants to the America fetishised sparkling water and how it relates to early pagan traditions  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/06/23·57m 14s

The Lost Irish Tradition Of Lifting Heavy Stones

David Keohan is using folklore to rediscover the lost Irish tradition of Stone Lifting. An ancient practice that incorporated tests of strength and training Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/06/23·1h 52m

The colonial history of Fish Fingers

An incident with Yorkshire Puddings in the frozen aisle leads me to unravel the colonial history at the heart of Fish Fingers Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/06/23·56m 5s

Psychotherapy and Nutrition with Kimberley Wilson

Kimberley Wilson is a chartered psychologist with a special focus on nutrition and whole body mental health Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/06/23·1h 30m

The Folklore of Prohibition

A hot take about the folklore of prohibition. Update on napper tandy the cat . Speaking about self esteem Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/05/23·1h

The History of Carrot Cake

The History of Carrot Cake. Russell Crowe visited me in a dream. Mindfulness meditation  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/05/23·1h 4m

An Essay about the inside of a Tennis Ball

An Essay about the Inside of a Tennis Ball  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/05/23·1h 8m

The Psychology of being an Adult

Mental Health podcast. Exploring the condition of adulthood using cognitive psychology and transactional analysis Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/05/23·1h 17m

Devin Townsend

Devin Townsend is an artist who works in the genre of Heavy Metal. He has been active since the 1980s. Playing with Steve Vai, forming Strapping Young Lad and the Devin Townsend project. He explores comedy, mental health, ambient and even opera to create highly experimental music. His contribution changed the sound of Metal. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/05/23·1h 41m

Speaking to a Psychologist about Drug laws in Ireland

Part 1. I speak about about my NY Times interview and why I wear a bag on my head. Part 2 I chat with Dr. Sharon Lambert about the Citizens assembly on Drugs where Sharon was an invited participant. Drugs legislation in Ireland and what needs to change in guidance with safety and evidence Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/04/23·1h 57m

Why I'm buying Lions Urine on the internet

An update on my cat Napper Tandy after the loss of her brother. Also, some instructions on How to write short fiction. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/04/23·1h 2m

The Passion of Silken Thomas

My Cat Silken Thomas has died. I reflect on his life and death via Pagan ritual, Jesus Christ, and Existential psychology Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/04/23·1h 1m

The role of Art in the Housing crisis

The role of Art in the Housing crisis  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/04/23·1h 27m

Mental Health, Biodiversity and Mythology

An anticolonial argument which explores the connections between our emotional well-being, mythology and biodiversity Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/03/23·1h

How James Joyce invented Cinema

A hot take about a James Joyce short short story via the Impressionist painters. And the post-lockdown mental health crisis   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/03/23·1h

The Story of Saint Patrick

What can 5000-year-old abstract art and magic mushrooms tell us about St.Patricks Shamrock? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/03/23·57m 53s

The Hashish Eater of Booly

I contrast Irish mythology with Islamic Folklore from the same era  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/03/23·1h 8m

Are you really John Wayne ?

A travel podcast about the importance of Assertiveness and listening to your inner voice Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/03/23·1h 18m

Michael Harding

I speak with the writer Michael Harding about leaving the priesthood and becoming a Buddhist for 17 years Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/23·1h 14m

The Devils Bedframe

I answer listener questions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/02/23·1h 4m

Coalbrookdale by Night

I speak about growing old, accidentally dressing as Eminem and then finding a painting that depicts the beginning of global warming Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/02/23·55m 47s

Saint Brigid Solvent Abuse and Irish Mythology

I speak about the pagan goddess Brigid and the Christian Saint Brigid Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/02/23·52m 12s

Gutta Percha Overdrive

How an extinct victorian plastic that came from trees fuelled the evils of British colonisation  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/01/23·1h 9m

The Last Of Us

An essay on the world and philosophy of The Last Of Us game, ahead of the TV series Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/01/23·29m 36s

Sex Education from a health Journalist

Sophia Smith Galer is a multi-award-winning journalist, author and TikTok creator. She is a Senior News Reporter for VICE World News, a Visiting Fellow at Brown University. We speak about her book, losing it, sex education for the 21st century Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/01/23·1h 10m

Witches Piss and Horses Skulls

How the discovery of a horses skull under a floorboard led to an insight into Irish music Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/01/23·59m 1s

My mental health plan for a New Year

The pressure of a new year, and creating resolutions can bring up feelings of shame. I speak about how I address shame through self-compassion Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/01/23·1h 12m

PJ Gallagher

PJ Gallagher is a comedian and broadcaster, and we had a gorgeous chat Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/12/22·1h 33m

The Silver Gonads of Santa Claus in the mouth of a Gelding Foal

A festive Christmas episode  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/12/22·1h 2m

How Baileys Irish Cream is rooted in an 18th Century Satanic Sex Cult

Food History podcast. How Baileys Irish Cream is rooted in an 18th Century Satanic Sex Cult  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/12/22·1h 5m

Analysing a 9th century Irish poem about a white cat

Analysing a 9th century Irish poem about a white cat . Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/12/22·59m 1s

Elf on the Shelf is a tool of surveillance capitalism

A reading of Elf on the Shelf as a tool of surveillance capitalism via Benthams Panopticon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/11/22·56m 48s

There's a housing protest in Dublin on the 26th of November

I chat with social policy lecturer Rory Hearne about the Raise The Roof housing protest and the movement towards change in Irelands housing climate Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/11/22·1h 15m

Crying and Shame and Underpants

How the purchase of Belgian underpants lead me to explore my shame around crying. The story of a scientist who put underpants on 75 rats and why St.Augustine removed boners from the Garden of Eden. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/11/22·1h 3m

Speaking with the President of Ireland

I chat with Michael D Higgins, who is the President of Ireland about his Macnamh 100 seminars. We speak about the reflection and contemplation of history, and the Irish Psyche as it relates to home and housing Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/11/22·1h 5m

Why I'm going back to Therapy

I speak about the process of psychotherapy and why I'm going back. My own tools aren't working anymore Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/11/22·57m 57s

Speaking to a Quantum Physicist about Quantum Computers and Irish Mythology

JC Seamus Davis is an Irish professor of quantum physics. We speak about the complex quantum world and contrast it with Irish mythology. We did this to celebrate Science Week 2022, which takes place from the 13th of November sfi.ie Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/11/22·1h 20m

Five year podcast anniversary ramble

The podcast is five years old.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/10/22·53m 49s

How to cook a dinner

I speak about the emotional resonance that cooking a meal has for me. And how a stew once gave me a panic attack  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/10/22·55m 37s

Irish Folklore and Environmentalism with Manchán Magan

Manchán Magan is a writer and documentary maker with an interest in Irish Folklore and Mythology. We speak about Indigenous mythology and its relationship with the environment. Manchán has a new book out "Listen to the Land Speak" Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/22·1h 25m

Rivers, Lakes and Data Centres in Irish Mythology

Hot take on the Mythological history of water as a conduit for wisdom and information in Ireland Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/10/22·1h 13m

A Mental health plan for when the weather is cold and the days are short and dark

A Mental health plan for when the weather is cold and the days are short and dark Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/09/22·59m 30s

Analysing Class structure with Darren McGarvey

Darren McGarvey is an award-winning writer and rapper from Scotland whose work addresses social class, politics, and emotional resilience. His most recent book ¨The Social Distance Between Us" is out now.   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/09/22·1h 20m

Speaking to an expert about Trauma

Dr Sharon Lambert is a researcher in applied psychology. We speak about trauma on an indivual level and a societal level  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/09/22·1h 49m

The First Man to smuggle Hash into Limerick

Sprawling hot takes about hash smuggling and the complexity of human emotions  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/09/22·1h 6m

Foolscap, Dunce Cap and Dogs

Rambling hot take. I explore the connections between paper and public shaming  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/08/22·51m 43s

What made things so difficult for Irish millenials?

I explore the symbolic death of the Celtic Tiger which culminated in a marsupial being given drugs in a dublin nightclub Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/08/22·52m 13s

Landlords, Medieval Snails and Nightclubs

Landlords Medieval Snails and Nightclubs. I answer yere questions about these things  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/08/22·54m 45s

Scroobius Pip

I chat with the artist, actor and podcaster Scroobius Pip about music, neurodiversity and the joys of trying and failing  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/08/22·1h 14m

How Wu Tang Clan and Margaret Thatcher created the modern Ice Cream Cone

Boiling hot take food podcast. How Wu Tang Clan and Margaret Thatcher created the contemporary Ice Cream Cone. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/08/22·50m 51s

The Quantum bones of St Rosalia, floating in the artists shit

Art History podcast. A quantum theory reading of a 17th-century holy relic and an artist who canned their own feces Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/07/22·52m 3s

Addiction and Prison with The Two Norries

I speak about addiction and the prison system with The Two Norries. James and Timmy have both been through addiction and prison, they are now working in addiction services, to assist others in recovery. James is a PHD student in Criminology. Together they both host the Two Norries podcast, an honest and compassionate podcast, which is trauma-informed and focussed on harm reduction Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/07/22·1h 14m

A post lockdown mental health plan

It's been more than six months since the lockdown ended. I explore and discuss feelings of hypervigilance and loss of self identity. Also, the plan and techniques I'm using to heal and strengthen   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/07/22·1h 12m

How a Spanish fisherman lead the CIA to conclude that reality is a Hologram

In 1966 the US military lost an unexploded nuclear bomb in a Spanish fishing village, this incident set off a chain of incredibly bizarre decades long covert research into the nature of reality itself, which has now been declassified Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/07/22·55m 59s

Teenage Margaret Thatcher Turtles

How the policies of Margaret Thatcher shaped how the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was written and animated. A extract a boiling hot take through critique of the franchise Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/06/22·59m 24s

Speaking to a Cyberpsychologist about the psychology of online behaviour

Dr.Nicola Fox Hamilton is a cyberpsychologist. We chat about what social media is doing to our minds and behavior. Can it make us more hostile? What is the science behind internet trolls? Is social media addictive? And how will VR impact our brains? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/06/22·1h 31m

CIA involvement in 20th century literature

Art has been appropriated for military purposes throughout the 20th century. Camouflage was inspired by Cubism, Abstract art was used as anti-soviet propaganda and In the 1950's the CIA covertly funded literary magazines to service US Imperialism.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/06/22·58m 36s

Swingers Saunas and American cows eating Skittles

A relaxing hot take about Swingers Saunas and American Cows who are force-fed Skittles. Also some mental health chats about anxiety and anger Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/06/22·58m 24s

The Linear understanding of Time in European Art

Art hot takes from a covid fever dream. Western culture historically understands time to be linear, fixed, and unmovable. I explore the ways this impacted European portrait painting and how West African art changed it Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/06/22·1h 2m

Louise McSharry

I chat with Louise McSharry who is an experienced radio presenter and broadcaster and now hosts her own podcast.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/05/22·1h 4m

The Myth of the Valley of Madness

Irish Mythology Podcast. For 2000 years, stories have been told that the Slieve Mish Mountains of Kerry can cure mental illness in those who visit. I explore the stories and tales from this area and the recent scientific studies that might explain why. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/05/22·55m 59s

The Testicular Musk of a Debs Pants Gusset

I interrogate the semiotics of other people's sweat on rented tuxedos and suits. Also, I speak about a short technique to increase your creativity, which anybody can use.   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/05/22·57m 26s

The strange English dystopian Sci Fi Novel about Ireland

Ossians Ride is an unintentionally hilarious paranoid English novel written in 1959 about a futuristic Ireland that can obtain nuclear weapons from Turf. I pick it apart and contrast it with other Dystopian fiction. Long Hot Takes Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/05/22·1h 41m

Sports psychology with Keith Earls and Dr Declan Aherne

I chat with Munster and Ireland Rugby player, and psychologist Dr.Declan Aherne about managing mental health within Sports. The similarities between art and sport, We also speak about the human condition in general Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/04/22·1h 29m

The Anatomy of an Irish Wedding

I speak about hidden codes that determine who sits where at an Irish Wedding. Also I answer questions about music, art and adults who must move back in with their parents.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/04/22·1h 8m

Intrapersonally Speaking

I just found out that I am Autistic. I speak about my experience of learning this about myself  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/04/22·1h 25m

The Barefoot Accountant goes to Emerald Shitty

Mental health episode, I explore the concept of Core Beliefs through the story of the Wizard o Oz Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/04/22·1h 16m

Keith Duffy

I chat with Keith Duffy. Singer and actor, about his career in Boyzone, Coronation Street and Boyzlife. We also open up about the time we both accidentally watched a man masturbate to completion in Edinburgh in 2013 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/03/22·1h 34m

Fenian Sandwich Sectarian Carrot

How the Subway sandwich traces its roots to 19th-century physical force Irish republicanism. also, the sectarian history of domesticated carrots. Steaming Takes. Boiling hot notions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/03/22·54m 37s

Avocado Salt Bae and the Legend of St. Patricks Hole

St.Patricks day episode. Boiling hot takes about the Irish cultural footprint. Exploring why Salt Bae speaks English with a Limerick accent. And unearthing the legend of St Patricks hole where Pilgrims have seen Purgatory for a thousand years Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/03/22·57m 41s

Talking to a psychologist about Creativity

Prof Anna Abraham is a psychologist and neuroscientist who studies creativity and the human imagination. We chat about everything from creative Flow to the Beatles to Neurodiversity. We sat down as part of Creative Brain Week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/03/22·1h 40m

A mental health plan for when the News is overwhelming

How I manage feelings of anxiety and depression when the News cycle gets me down. So that I can have compassion, empathy and be functional, while still keeping informed and caring about world events. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/03/22·1h 12m

A theory about the colour Grey

A Hot Take about the colour grey that delves into the history of offices, renaissance paintings and 2000 year old monasteries Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/22·1h 1m

What is Mindfulness? With Dermot Whelan

Dermot Whelan is a comedian, presenter, and certified teacher in mindfulness and meditation. During this chat we have serious craic and speak about how mindfulness and meditation has changed both of our lives for the better. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/02/22·1h 54m

The Styrofoam Shepherd

Barefoot accountant update. The story of a Chilean Book which was a Marxist critique of Donald Duck, an attempt to create a socialist internet in 1971 and the CIA backed fascist coup that ended it all Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/02/22·1h 3m

The Barefoot Accountant

Hot Take EpisodeLast week there was a standoff between Irish Fishermen and The Russian Navy. I draw a connection between this and a proposed plan to breed cats that glow in the dark around Nuclear Waste, as a warning to future humans. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/02/22·1h 22m

The Psychology of Aesops Fables

A hot take about Aesops fables and what they say about the human condition Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/01/22·1h 17m

Stories for Geriatric Millennials

I speak about what life was like before the internet Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/01/22·1h 12m

The Psychologist who uses MDMA to treat mental illness

Dr. Paul Liknaitsky is the head of clinical psychedelic research at Monash University Australia. He is conducting world-first clinical trials into the use of magic mushrooms and ecstasy to treat depression, anxiety, and PTSD. This is his second time on this podcast to chat about this exciting and important field. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/01/22·1h 27m

A Mental Health Plan for 2022

How I will be building my emotional resilience this year. I explain three psychology concepts through the fable of the Lion with the Thorn in its paw Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/01/22·1h 13m

Lung Cousins

A rambling podcast designed for a Post Christmas pre New Years walk. I speak about pissing in a milk bottle for several years and the role of silliness in art. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/12/21·1h 2m

Boiling Hot Christmas

A hot take about the Pagan Origins of Christmas Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/21·59m 4s

Sudden Mystery Arse Pain

A deep dive art history podcast about the colours red and blue. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/12/21·1h 1m

Speaking about Anxiety with a Psychology Professor

Professor Ian Robertson is a Neuroscientist and Professor of Psychology in Trinity College. We speak about Anxiety, neurodiversity and the medicalisation of human behaviour Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/12/21·1h 13m

Furry Curry

I answer yere questions about creating art online and what differences there are now from 10 years ago Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/12/21·1h 7m

Topographia Hibernica

Hot take Art/History. A 12th-century English manuscript which claimed that Irish women could turn into hares to suck milk out of other women's nipples, and that Irish men had sex with and ate horses Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/11/21·1h 13m

Paddy Dracula

A hot take art episode about Dracula and its relationship with Irish folklore and Cholera outbreaks Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/11/21·1h 7m

Science, Art, Climate Change and Artificial Intelligence

For Science Week, I chat with Dr Ruth Freeman, and Dr Aaron Golden who has just embarked on a project that uses AI to help communities in the global south track the impact of Climate Change on their agriculture and water supply. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/11/21·1h 29m

Custard Creams and The CIA

Boiling Hot Take.An exploration that links Victorian Fern fanciers with Custard Creams and the CIA interrogation of houseplants Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/11/21·55m 47s

The Head to the Heart

4th Birthday episode. When trying to improve our mental health. How do we move new beliefs from our heads into our hearts ? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/10/21·1h 2m

Robert Sheehan

I chat with Umbrella Academy actor Robbie Sheehan about Nicholas Cage vomiting a communion wafer in front of Eddie Van Halen Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/10/21·1h 13m

Why I want to fuck Captain Planet

A critical reappraisal of the Children's cartoon "Captain Planet" and its role in warning us about Climate change. I explore its roots in the Policies of Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. And contrast it with the Work of JG Ballard Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/10/21·1h 12m

Hot Cheesecake

How to survive living with your parents in your 30's. Salt Bae. Literature. The Downing of Facebook. I answer yere questions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/10/21·1h 11m

How Berlin voted out Vulture Funds

Berlin just voted to socialise 240,000 homes. Taking them from the ownership of investment funds. I chat to social policy and housing expert Dr Rory Hearne about how this happened, and what it means for Ireland and other countries that are facing a housing crisis. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/09/21·1h 35m

Overcoming Social Anxiety

With society emerging from the isolation of the pandemic. I've found myself feeling nervous about social situations. I speak about tools I've used in the past to overcome this. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/09/21·1h 3m

The Driver Theory Test

A postcolonial analysis of The Driver Theory Test. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/09/21·55m 43s

Pat Graces Famous Fried Chicken

A history of how the long lost original Colonel Sanders KFC recipe is now only available in Limerick Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/09/21·50m 40s

Jim Sheridan

A Chat with Jim Sheridan, a multi Oscar nominated director and screenwriter from Dublin. We talk about the process of film making and when he took 50 Cent for pints in Sherrif Street Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/09/21·1h 24m

Victorian Sex Communes and Breakfast Cereal

Extremely hot take. I trace breakfast cutlery and breakfast cereal to two opposing victorian sex communes Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/08/21·1h 3m

Yeh, Yeh, Yeh, Yeh

A podcast about when your ma Inhales the words "yeh, yeh, yeh, yeh" when she's listening to her friend on the Phone. Also known as Ingressive Speech Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/08/21·57m 28s

Teenage Discos and Lynx Africa

By popular request, following on from the Chicken Fillet Roll podcast. I speak about the Irish cultural significance of Teenage Discos and Lynx Africa Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/08/21·1h 8m

Blame and Anger

Mental health podcast. I chat about how blaming other people can sometimes leave us feeling angry and powerless. How I identify these emotions and manage them healthily Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/08/21·1h 15m

The return of Manchán Magan

Manchán Magan is a documentary maker with a passion for the Irish language and folklore. We chat about the connection between rivers and ancient Irish knowledge, and the role of gender in the mythological Irish landscape. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/07/21·1h 15m

A history of Irish Summer Salads and Taytos

200th episode. A critical look at Irish summer salads, and Tayto crisps in Irish Culture. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/07/21·59m 35s

Attachment Theory

Mental health podcast. How our earliest interactions with our parents can shape our adult friendships and relationships . Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/07/21·1h 20m

Pineapple Folly

A history of Ireland through lens of the Pineapple. A Deep dive, hot take. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/21·1h 3m

Does Irish music have North African origins?

Exploring the striking similarities between North African Berber singing and Irish Sean nós singing. Discussing an 1859 archaeological journal that claimed the Irish language was understood in North Africa. Revisiting Bob Quinns boiling controversial work on the subject Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/06/21·55m 7s

UFOs, Artificial Intelligence and how to gain Self Acceptance

Part one. Roasting take about AI and UFOs. Part two. Measured and reasoned mental health chat about developing self-acceptance  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/06/21·1h 29m

Croatian Fathers

I speak about the process of how television is made. And I chat about grief and death. Dealing with the sadness of losing someone you love Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/06/21·1h 14m

How to solve the Housing Crisis

I chat with Dr.Rory Hearne. An expert in the policy field of Housing. We speak about the housing crisis, the renting crisis, homelessness. Why we are in this situation and what options exist to solve the crisis Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/06/21·1h 46m

Hieronymus Bosch

I chat about the painter Hieronymous Bosch, and how our modern vision of Hell is based on 12th century Cork Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/06/21·55m 13s

Sinéad O'Connor

I chat with singer and songwriter Sinéad O'Connor/ Shuhada’ Sadaqat about her new book "Rememberings" We speak about art, the creative process, and religion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/05/21·1h 19m

13 steps I use to manage anxiety

I've been struggling with worry and anxiety recently. I outline a simple 13 step approach that I use to cope, and manage my anxiety. Also, I talk about UFO's and the sitcom Cheers Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/05/21·1h 35m

It'll Be Grand

A cultural history and analysis of the Irish phrase "It'll be grand" and how it relates to a Limerick man who robbed people on an ostrich in 1860s Australia Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/05/21·1h

Talking to a Neuroscientist about the Human Brain

Dr. Sabina Brennan is a neuroscientist, author, and podcast host. We chat about dementia, sleep hygiene, creativity, anxiety and depression, and how these things impact the human brain Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/21·1h 35m

How buildings create music

How the shape of Notre Dame Cathedral changed western music via Pythagoras. How mountains slowed down heavy metal music Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/04/21·1h 11m

A house built by ghosts and a car made of hash.

A house built by ghosts and a car made of hash. I answer yere questions by trying to think of the most interesting facts I know. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/04/21·1h 12m

Stereo sound and 13th century painting

The emergence of stereo sound in 1950's music shares strange similarities with 13th Century painting. A hot take Art history and music epiosde Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/04/21·1h 16m

Lobster Purple

The connection between Lobsters becoming fancy food and purple becoming the colour of Royalty in Ancient Greece. Hot Take Art/History episode about how society manufactures exclusivity Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/04/21·1h 9m

The return of Emma Dabiri

I chat with academic and author Emma Dabiri about her new book "What white people can do next" From allyship to coalition. We speak about Racism, Anti Colonialism and Anti Capitalism Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/03/21·1h 15m

On Becoming a Person

The Humanistic psychology of Carl Rogers, and how it helps us develop empathy for others and self-compassion Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/03/21·57m 19s

Psychobiotics

Mental health and its relationship with the gut and food. I chat with UCC professors John Cryan and Ted Dinan about their world-leading research into psychobiotics Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/03/21·1h 26m

Tinsel Pinochet

Developing Emotional Resilience. I speak about fear, anger, sadness, and hurt. Distinguishing avoidable pain from unavoidable pain Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/03/21·1h 20m

Basils Fart Carnival

I speak about my experience of Irish secondary school Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/03/21·1h 19m

Fluff Trumpet

How Superheroes in Irish folklore helped to create workers rights in America Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/02/21·1h 16m

Yellow Magic Orchestra

Bonus episode. A special bonus episode where I speak about the influence of the band Yellow Magic Orchestra on the sound of Video game music. This particular episode is brought to you by Vodafone Broadband Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/21·58m 47s

Crosby Stills & Hash

The widening gap between online and mainstream media. Mental Health during the pandemic. I answer yere questions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/02/21·1h 41m

Adam Curtis

I chat with legendary documentary maker Adam Curtis about his new film "can't get you out of my head" An emotional history of the modern world Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/02/21·1h 17m

Appointive Plane

Guinness. I speak about the cultural significance of a pint of Guinness in the Irish Psyche Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/02/21·1h 31m

Double Denim Utopia

I answer yere Questions about superstitions and mental health and I have a chat with Una Mullaly and Conner Habib about their project, Utopia Ireland Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/01/21·1h 21m

Chicken Fillet Rolls

After many requests, here's a podcast about Chicken Fillet Rolls Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/01/21·1h 23m

Wet Kensington Tent

How advertising has sold us a performed version of adulthood Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/01/21·1h 29m

Prix En Quicksand

Why was Quicksand so important in Childrens Cartoons of the 80's and 90's? A hot take that places Quicksand in the dark depths of the American psyche. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/01/21·1h

Best Chestnuts

Hot Take. The ideas that connects illegal British Army operations with Charles Manson and covert LSD research Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/12/20·1h 27m

Pummeled Duncans

Bonus Christmas fun. I was going to take the week off, but Instead, I chat about low self esteem and the family dysfunction of enmeshment Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/12/20·58m 30s

Ríthe Chorcaí

I speak about processing the bereavement of losing a friend and I read my short story Ríthe Chorcaí Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/12/20·51m 20s

Hozier

To celebrate this podcast having 25 million listens. I have a chat with Irish artist Hozier. We speak about music, songwriting, folkore and divining water. Good craic Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/12/20·1h 51m

Transcendant Endas

I speak about the centenary of the Kilmichael ambush and answer yere questions about various craic Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/12/20·1h 24m

Fanta Hammer

Mental Health episode. Depression and anger. How to identify and healthily process anger so that it doesn't become all consuming rage. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/11/20·1h 12m

Exploding Kings and Gestalt Psychology

I speak about how I use Gestalt Psychology to maintain my mental health and I address exploding English kings Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/11/20·1h 25m

Christs Foreskin

How Christs foreskin became a relic with multiple forgeries throughout the middle ages How I made the Trump Pee Tape and fooled the American media. Famous Art Hoaxes Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/11/20·1h

Turtle Curtains

Instead of talking about the US elections I offer a complete escape. How the inhabitants of Easter Island elected a leader based on their ability to swim with an egg strapped to their head. And how a ship full of synthesizerrs washed up on the shore of an African Island in the 1960s and changed the sound of their folk music Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/11/20·51m 12s

Manchán Magan

I chat with writer Manchán Magan about the origins of Irish words, and the psychadelic origins of Irish Folklore. Manchán has just released his book, 32 Words for Field (Lost Words of the Irish Language) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/10/20·1h 34m

St Vitus Dance

How lads doing shots of Goldschlager in Celtic Tiger nightclubs got me thinking about 15th century dancing pandemics that killed thousands Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/10/20·54m 35s

Poo Anon

A hot take which roots the psychological origins of conspiracy theories in the discovery of soap by early human hunter-gatherer societies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/10/20·1h 18m

Graham Norton

I chat with Author and TV presenter Graham Norton about living in a San Francisco commune in the 80s, Meeting loads of Famous people and writing his latest novel Home Stretch Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/10/20·1h 37m

Gizzard Penchant

The origins of the word Quare leads me to discuss art created by Elephants Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/09/20·1h 9m

Sami Zayn

I chat with WWE Wrestler Sami Zayn about Kayfabe, Compassion, Islam and Politics Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/09/20·1h 42m

Punch us Pilots

A parasite that causes snails to masturbate uncontrollably and how Ireland legalised drugs for 24 hours and I took ecstasy on live radio Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/09/20·1h 8m

Disco is the real Punk Rock 2

The bizaare story behind a disco "Novelty Song" and why it is an important piece of art by a sex worker. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/09/20·59m 29s

Savoury Donovans

Relaxing mental health episode. I address yere questions about emotions and coping Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/09/20·1h 6m

Trolley Gogs

How Irony was deliberately dismantled post 9/11 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/08/20·1h 15m

The Gonad Archipelago

I react to finding out that I'm being monitored by the Irish Government for my political beliefs. Also, How I tackle feelings of insecurity and dread when I wake up in the mornings. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/08/20·1h 18m

Wrong Conkers

A hot take look at collectivism and individualism during a pandemic, in light of a recent study. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/08/20·1h 14m

Boola Bus

I answer loads of yere questions. Such as, How to deal with feeling insignificant in the universe, and overcoming creative block. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/08/20·1h 20m

Frantic Canter, Bowsy Gallop

A history of American pop music (1820 to 1920). Why early American pop was sung in an Irish accent Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/07/20·1h 20m

Billy Idols Childhood Guitar

Hot Take, music and culture episode. A critical reapraisal of Billy Idols 1993 bizaare concept album about a computer that destroyed his mainstream career. Also a history of Cyberpunk Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/07/20·1h 17m

Clancys Pancake

How 1990s professional wrestling predicted the 2020s Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/07/20·1h 30m

Senator Lynn Ruane

I chat with Lynn Ruane who is an independent Irish senator and author of "People like me". As a Senator she has been a powerful voice in advocating for harm reduction and health based drugs legislation Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/07/20·1h 47m

Petrol Dentist

An Irish history of destroying statues. Why Barack Obama removed a statue of Winston Churchill from the oval office. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/07/20·1h 12m

My Mental Health Philosophy so far

An overview of my entire mental health maintenance regime and the psychology and philosophy behind it Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/06/20·1h 24m

The Goblin of strange and uncertain times

A Hot take on Society's response to coronavirus through the lens of grief psychology. A Post Catholic view of Ireland's response Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/06/20·1h 2m

Disraelis Bannister

How the evolution of a moths wings and the painters of the Romantic period were simultaneous indicators of Climate change in the 1800s Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/06/20·1h 12m

Lucifers Toothbrush

How the current aggressive miltaristic tacticts that US police use towards protestors and journalists was shamefully invented by a man from Dublin Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/06/20·1h 12m

Brenda and John Romero

The inventor of Doom, Quake and Wolfenstein. I chat with two legends of video games history. John and Brenda are founders of Romero games. They have been working in the video games industry since the early 80's. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/05/20·2h 3m

Abstract Art and the CIA

Hot take Art podcast. I explore and explain the importance of Abstract Expressionist art and how the movement was covertly funded by the CIA Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/05/20·1h 22m

The Divils Prayerbook

Blindboy speaks about Masks for all. Legalising cannabis, and grief Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/05/20·1h 12m

Irish Folklore with Eddie Lenihan

I chat with Seanchai Eddie Lenihan about Fairy forts, Leprechauns and Irish folklore Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/05/20·1h 51m

Lilac Husbandry

Multiple Hot Takes about Sourdough bread, Christ and UFOs Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/04/20·1h 3m

Forgotten Pottage

Art podcast. A 20th century history of Avant Garde Participatory art as a device of social change Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/04/20·1h 12m

Ten Foot Hen Bending

I read my short story "Ten Foot Hen Bending" Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/04/20·1h 3m

Soda Jerk

A roasting hot take which interrogates the connection between chicken burgers served in 1990s Irish nightclubs and sandwiches made out of rubber which were served to Irish people in New York bars in the 1890s Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/04/20·45m 42s

Quantum Quarantino

I chat with Dr Michael Brooks, host of Science(ish) podcast who is a science writer and expert in Quantum Physics. We talk about everything from lightbulbs to Quantum computing to birds who have evolved a type of quantum technology in their eyes. I also give ye a recipe for a delicious cocktail. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/03/20·1h 36m

Bermuda Pube

Part 1. The Irish man who sparked a war in Burma because of shoes. Part 2. How I cope with my anxiety around the Coronavirus Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/03/20·1h 35m

Limmy

I chat with legendary Comedian, writer and streamer Limmy Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/03/20·1h 56m

Krapps Last Jape

What are the philosophical underpinnings of a podcast? What are the influences for this podcast ? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/03/20·1h 14m

Julian Foolery

Four simple tips that I use to improve my life when I find myself in a rut with poor mental health Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/03/20·59m 25s

Hanleys Fiasco

I answer yere questions about Art,Scotland and difficult breakups Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/02/20·58m 3s

Ode to a princely bin chicken

A relaxing ASMR experience. Join me as I talk out of my arse about plants in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/02/20·1h 12m

Psychedelic drugs as mental health treatment

 A chat with Dr Paul Liknaitzky, who is an expert on ground-breaking medical research into the use of drugs like psilocybin, LSD, and MDMA to treat depression and addiction, and an investigator on Australia’s first clinical psychedelic trial. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/02/20·1h 46m

Immunology and Viruses

I chat with professor Luke O Neil who is an expert in immunology. We talk about the immune system, how it's affected by sleep and diet. And also how viruses spread around the world and why bacteria becomes resistant to antibiotics Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/02/20·1h 53m

Bonus Porpoise Torture (original piano version)

Mad Irish history stories but with the original piano music. A woman from Cork is kidnapped and becomes the Queen of Morocco. A famous bear in France Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/01/20·1h 1m

Bonus Porpoise Torture

Mad stories from Irish history. A woman from Cork who gets kidnapped and becomes the Queen of Morocco. The tale of a a famous dancing bear in France Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/01/20·1h 1m

Barechest Kestrel

Hot take: How the film groundhog day is about Buddhism Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/01/20·1h 24m

The Wolfetones

Two part podcast. Part one, some historical context and a hot take on the commemorations of the RIC. Part two, a chat with Brian Warfield, lead singer of Irish rebel band, The Wolfetones Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/01/20·2h 14m

Damp larkin

History of Disco part 3. A look into San francisco's influence on Disco with HI NRG music, particularly the work of underground producer patrick Cowley Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/01/20·1h 15m

Dr.Sharon Lambert

I chat with Forensic Psychologist Dr.Sharon Lambert and we have fierce craic Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/01/20·2h 7m

Fellas Never dad

I read some of my favourite poems beside a digital ocean. Happy Christmas Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/12/19·27m 42s

Bog Savage Dynamite Skunk

Mental Health episode. I discuss how to tackle core beliefs, which we learn in childhood and carry into adulthood. They can negatively influence how we view ourselves, other people and the world. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/12/19·1h 12m

Dunphys Bunting

How getting consistent electric shocks from a tin of beans lead to a hot take about big data. Also contains a hidden recipe for a delicious vegan curry Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/12/19·1h 15m

David O Doherty

I chat with comedian David O'Doherty about musical comedy and cycling gear Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/12/19·1h 31m

Maura

Relaxing Podcast. I read my new short story "Maura" Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/11/19·51m 55s

Dolmio Hairstyles

How to be Assertive in the face of adult bullying, Superhero films and Adulthood Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/11/19·58m 35s

Bun Dungeon

A chat on a porch in Los Angeles where I chat with Legendary hip hop photographer Brian Cross/B Plus Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/11/19·2h 58m

Science Week 2019

I chat with two scientists about positive Climate Change approaches and solutions. Specifically Biofuel. With Jerry Murphy and Clare watson Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/11/19·1h 34m

Dark Salad

How an Italian in 1913 predicted Heavy Metal music Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/10/19·1h 32m

Curly Sunshine

I answer yere questions. What are the signs of abusive relationship? When is drinking a problem? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/10/19·1h 12m

Gammy Rococo Haircut

Art podcast. How the artistic movements of Baroque, Rococo and NeoClassicism reflected the society and politics of their time Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/10/19·1h 34m

A dozen Bus Cousins

I discuss Climate Anxiety, and how to cope with it. I also read a new short story. Recorded on a park bench. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/10/19·1h 43m

Grundle Dunlop

Why artists today struggle financially. I discuss how Pokemon go is designed to topple governments Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/10/19·1h 32m

Coneydwendydwelve

I explore existential anxiety through Kony 2012, my first day at school and the book The Pigeon by Patrick Suskind Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/09/19·1h 28m

Gruyere in the Desmond

Recorded live from Yurtys Couch for a relaxing experience, I read the first story from my new book Boulevard Wren. Pre order details within Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/09/19·1h 3m

Trevelyans Vienetta

Update on Andy the Goose. Should adulthood start at 24? I explore the concept of adulthood through the film Home Alone Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/09/19·1h 12m

Glenroe Speedball

It's the 100 episode. The origins of the song spastic hawk, which culminates in a murder mystery. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/09/19·1h 9m

Lestrygonians

A critical deconstruction of the Argos catalog, and making the case for eating insects as a way to tackle climate change Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/08/19·1h 12m

Sexy rural windmill

An asmr podcast from a Park bench in Toronto. I speak about spotify, the psychology of irish soccer fans, and ancient Irish food Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/08/19·1h 29m

The Devils Shelf

Instagram and the psychology of Body Image. Techniques for coping with Body image issues Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/08/19·1h 27m

Dr. Pat Bracken

Pat Bracken is a psychiatrist and a doctor of Philosophy. He is critical of mainstream psychiatry and the power that pharmaceutical companies hold over the field. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/08/19·2h 2m

Poltergeist of a Builder

The battery in my faulty smoke alarm unexpectedly explodes mid podcast. Which leads to several tangents, culminating in me writing a song about it. And then talking about Nuclear material in Smoke alarms Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/07/19·52m 48s

Colm O Gorman

Colm O Gorman is the director of Amnesty Ireland, and founder of 1 in 4 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/07/19·2h 20m

Cousin Suntan

Why the kim Kardashian of the Victorian era was an Irish Woman born in 1821 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/07/19·1h 17m

Arse Children Part 1

A reading of my short story Arse Children Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/07/19·1h 20m

Dr. Billy Mag Fhloinn

An chat with Dr. Billy Mag Fhloinn who is an expert in Irish folklore,Ritualistic animal sacrifice, and pre christian Irish practices. It's good craic. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/07/19·1h 38m

Emma Dabiri

Emma is an academic who focuses on African Studies. We chat about her bestselling book "Don't Touch My Hair" Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/06/19·1h 8m

Brutus Flute

How US border control is creating a Panopticon. Also, Barack Obamas deep space 9 fanfiction. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/06/19·1h 10m

Thatchers Spit

Love Island, Naked Mole Rats and the Mushroom Internet Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/06/19·1h 2m

Boscos Throat

A podcast recorded on a San Francisco corner. Captured in full stereo for an aural experience. Listen with earphones or on decent speakers. Don't listen on your phone speaker if you can avoid it Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/06/19·1h 21m

Tiocfaidh ár Lawn

A history of the negative impacts that colonialism has had on Irish biodiversity . Proactive Suggestions and guerilla techniques for helping Irish biodiversity Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/05/19·1h 15m

Pavlova Gonad

A cultural history of Irish faction fighting Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/05/19·1h 25m

Parsons Arse Party

How emotions can make us "dumb" and "Stupid" Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/05/19·1h 20m

Endas Ten Spot

Why do we enjoy content about serial killers? What is the secret to inner peace? What's the difference between English and Irish Nationalism? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/19·1h 12m

Sweat Pension

How China has created God. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/05/19·1h 21m

Saint Barts Tarmac

A chat with Conner Habib. Conner is a porn performer, occultist and academic. He hosts the against everyone with Conner Habib podcast. We speak about, sex workers rights, porn and the occult. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/04/19·1h 26m

Piss Cloister

Transactional analysis Part 2. Part 1 is Creaking Ditch Pigeon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/04/19·1h 23m

Brewsters Whoop

Meditation, Fainting up a mountain in Donegal & the story of a strange documentary about Michael Collins. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/04/19·1h 12m

Cistercian Perfume

How Paris causes psychosis in certain people from Japan. Chats about meditation, and a full guided meditation at the end Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/04/19·1h 21m

Brendan Heaven

How a serial Killer boxing someone in the throat lead to the music of Nirvana Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/03/19·1h 7m

Ellie Kisyombe & Michelle Darmody

Two part podcast. First half: hot takes on Paddys day and the music of Enya. Second half: an interview with Ellie and Michelle, Founders of Our Table, an organisation that raises awareness around the Direct Provision system, using food. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/03/19·1h 50m

Bulbous Generous Terrence

Reaction to the Michael Jackson documentary and How I cope with anxiety attacks Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/03/19·1h 20m

Vincent Fist

Sheela Na Gig, Blade Runner, calling out wrongs, Music Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/03/19·1h 23m

Glass Fascist Gasp

I plea for the return of a decapitated corpses head and then Robbie Williams rings me on the phone . I also talk about music, specifically Michael Jackson. Bonus content, the History of the Knights Templar Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/02/19·1h 8m

Rectum Pen Pals

Why the Tom Hanks film Big, is the most important sci fi of the past 40 years Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/02/19·1h 32m

Bunsens Junk

Procrastination, what is it? Why do we do it? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/02/19·1h 12m

St Annes Handstand

Collie Ennis is an expert in insects and frogs, we discuss how their decline indicates climate change, and what can be done about it Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/02/19·1h 49m

Wet Declan

King Theodore of Corsica, The Bystander Effect, The Environment, Social Media Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/01/19·1h 9m

Kerrymans Tennis Racket

How the political thinkers of the Harlem Renaissance drew inspiration from Irish Revolutionaries Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/01/19·1h 35m

Julias Gulag

How a Japanese watchmaker in the 1940's influenced Detroit Techno Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/01/19·1h 23m

Purcells Burst

The History of Soho, and a treatise on the emotion of Anger ` Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/01/19·1h 33m

Gelded Dennis

I chat about New Years resolutions, and also about getting better sleep Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/01/19·1h 4m

Tara Flynn

An interview with comedian, writer and activist Tara Flynn. I also rant about Red Dead Redemption 2 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/12/18·1h 40m

Gaslit Jam Packed Banister Gamble

How to achieve personal meaning, Stan Culture, Bruce Springsteens Son Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/12/18·1h 12m

Dumb Blubber Pandy

A look at Edward Bernays, the originator of propaganda and advertising Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/12/18·1h 9m

Mourners Portion

How would humans be portrayed in a nature documentary made by Aliens? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/12/18·1h 1m

Beyond the Otters Saucepan

Watching a scottish man wank with Boyzone Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/11/18·1h 5m

Juniper Shrew

HOTTEST TAKE YET, IT'S ABOUT THE SWASTIKA Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/11/18·1h 7m

Bernadette Devlin McAliskey

Thoughts from Spain, and and interview with Human and Civil rights activist Bernadette Devlin McAliskey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/11/18·2h 34m

Intro to Cognitive Psychology Pt4

How to cope with the inevitable pain of existing as a human. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/11/18·1h 7m

Sugar Push

A hot take on the History of Sugar and Rum Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/10/18·1h 10m

Roddy Doyle

A conversation with booker prize winning writer, and national treasure, Roddy Doyle Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/10/18·1h 35m

Sultans Cunny

Body Image, Asceticism, Buddhism Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/10/18·1h 12m

David McWilliams

A conversation with economist David Mcwilliams about solutions to the housing crisis, vulture funds, brexit and shelving yokes up his jaxxy Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/10/18·1h 57m

Ultans Gullet

I discuss how a critic reviews food with his face and how Russian politics is shaping western culture, while ultimately talking out of my arse for over 70 minutes Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/10/18·1h 20m

An Intro to cognitive psychology Pt 3

Due to many requests, here's a third installment. Also, I chat about why podcasts are class and TV is for crybabies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/09/18·1h 34m

Intro to Cognitive psychology Pt2

Update on the housing crisis protest, More cognitive psychology, how to improve self esteem Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/09/18·1h 17m

An intro to cognitive psychology pt 1

Also, I speak about the housing crisis for a bit. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/09/18·1h 13m

Drinking wine with Vincent Browne

A conversation with legendary journalist Vincent Browne Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/09/18·1h 9m

How a Volcano changed the course of Art

Gulches Puck.  In 1816, a Volcano erupted in Indonesia, causing a year long winter. This episode looks at how that impacted Painting and Literature Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/08/18·1h 10m

A Spike Lee Joint full of boldy

I go to London and Interview Spike Lee. We have craic Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/08/18·1h 3m

Donald Trump and the History of Hip Hop

How rebellion to the social conditions of early 70's New York created the most important artform of the late 20th century.. I also answer questions about alcohol and anxiety Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/08/18·1h 6m

Joneses Groan

Dealing with online critics, A Gin conspiracy theory, A DNA Conspiracy theory. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/08/18·1h 8m

St Audens Tapedeck

Being an Artist with Dublin rent, Tony Mcgregor's Jacket, Nazi Eugenics Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/08/18·1h 14m

Goslings Guilty Gusset

I got mouldy and couldn't record a full podcast. Here's my live interview with author Louise O Neill*Content Warning. Discussion around sexual assault Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/07/18·1h 18m

Creaking Ditch Pigeon

Do you feel like you keep repeating the same mistakes over and over, and don't know why? Click here to find out why, you prick. (Transactional analysis) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/07/18·1h 13m

Titmilk Pinprick

Che Guevara, Bereavement, storytelling Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/07/18·1h 13m

LIVE PODCAST

A conversation with with longtime Irish LGBT activists Will St Leger and Tonie Walsh Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/18·1h 47m

Soss Potion

How to wash your balls, Daniel O'Connell's rap feud, Horoscopes, Hash Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/07/18·1h 16m

Jocking Constance Wop

Anatomy of an Irish Salad. 2pacs favorite drink. Body Image . Morning Depression Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/06/18·1h 16m

Churlish Turnstile

A bizarre theory on Reality. What is reality?? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/06/18·1h 9m

Steeplechasers Sepia

The History of Disco Part 2. House Music/Techno Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/06/18·1h 4m

DeVitos teapot

Disco is the Real Punk Rock Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/06/18·1h 14m

Butchers French

Happiness, Purpose, Meaning, Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/05/18·1h

Jolly Fauntelroy

A history of performance art, Coffee, Toilets Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/05/18·1h 12m

Wasp Doctrine

Folk Mythology, Dog Saints, The Heroes Journey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/05/18·1h 12m

Tunnel Dunkers

Dictators, Birdsong, Poetry Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/05/18·1h 12m

Brolly Tonsils

Cillian Murphy Interview, Repeal the 8th, Siegfried Sassoon, Dada, Site Specific Theatre Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/05/18·1h 7m

Marble Charles

Psychological operations, sound as a weapon of war, magicians Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/04/18·1h 18m

Husband Dove

Tragic dog history, nuclear war, embracing the morning dew Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/04/18·1h 11m

Fallons Volume

A woman giving birth to a rabbit, Conor Mcgregor, Irish folk music Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/04/18·1h 10m

Boulevard Jenga

Spanish Lads dressed like the KKK, Toxic lad culture, Emotional intelligence Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/04/18·1h 11m

Jocular Guff

Facebook vs Christ, an in-depth look at the Irish Famine and Magdalene Laundries Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/03/18·1h 22m

Malibu Castle Bastards

Almost getting in a plane crash with Jedward, Why Adam from the Bible was a Cuck, the art of William Hogarth Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/03/18·1h 12m

Cossacks Frock

Otters killing a monkey, Sykes Picot agreement, Impressionist painting Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/03/18·1h 6m

Candle Angler

An interview with Goldsmiths prize winning author Kevin Barry. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/03/18·1h 19m

Brandos Dartboard

Platos Cave, Cargo Cults and meditation. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/02/18·1h 2m

Gods Posture

Bebo and the Human Condition Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/02/18·1h 14m

Jockeys Porridge

Live, from Duncairn arts centre Belfast. Blindboy interviews Donzo from DC walking tours about the troubles in Northern Ireland and more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/02/18·1h 31m

Custard Gust

Poitin, Changelings, angel readings, hot takes Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/02/18·1h 17m

Scanlons Pang

Fragile Masculinity, Horse Soup, Stainless Steel Mugs Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/01/18·1h 17m

Finucanes Ointment

The history of three separate monkeys in Irish History. Polish cans, neoliberalism Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/01/18·1h 25m

Jesuit Drip

Tropes, Sideways Hailstones, Death Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/01/18·1h 21m

The Tanners Enamel

How to be happy. Meeting metaphorical dogs. Homers Odyssey Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/01/18·1h 16m

Hugged Up Studded Blood Puppet

I have the flu, here's a short story. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/01/18·56m 33s

Luxury Tungsten

Collectivism vs Individualism, Dogs Vs Cats, The Trout of No Craic Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/12/17·1h 12m

Christmas bonus episode "Malaga"

Happy Christmas. Have a short story. Full Podcast on Wednesday Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/12/17·17m 17s

Gaslight Parsley

Northern Soul, Cheap speed, Rave Music, Literature Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/12/17·1h 4m

The Monsignors Beak

Submarines, Marxism, Alcohol, Androids, Racism, Christmas Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/12/17·1h 16m

Gander Panderer

The History of Paint, The Brits, Sleep Paralysis Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/12/17·1h 10m

Yurty Aherne

Meeting an otter called Yurty Aherne who taught me about the last man hanged in Ireland. Also, Carl Jung, St.Brendan and The Kinks Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/11/17·1h 18m

Essential Turkish Taint

Cannabis, Postcolonialism, Lyndon B Johnson and Ghosts . Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/11/17·1h 14m

Shovel Duds

Blindboy talks Trump, Conor MCgregor and Pine Martens Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/11/17·1h 17m

Scaphism

Blindboy discusses tiki cocktails as hyperreal simulacra and asks if piss soaked denim causes epilepsy Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/11/17·53m 11s

The Bourneville Chorus

In this Episode, Blindboy tackles death and gowls Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/11/17·1h

Did you read about Erskine Fogarty?

In Episode one, Blindboy debuts a short story from his upcoming book , while also discussing the psychology of creativity. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/10/17·39m 16s
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