I'm Grand Mam

I'm Grand Mam

By Kevin Twomey and PJ Kirby

Two lads, originally from Cork in Ireland, have a cuppa and catch up each week while exploring the collective life landmarks that accompany growing up gay in the world today. Join Kevin and PJ as they navigate their way through life whilst battling with the internal shared struggle that every Irish gay man deals - ‘what would mam think?’ Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @imgrandmam Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam

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Episodes

Ep 142 - Tess Says Yes to the Dress

It's communion season girlies and it's all excitement in the Kirby household as Tess has finally said yes to the dress and she's gearing herself up to walk into the church purse first to slay the house of God down boots on her big day. The lads talk about their longing to have had their ears pierced for their communions like the girlies and talk about how much money they made and what they spent it on. Rumour has it Kevin still has his communion money in his post office account. They then talk about divorce, how close the results were in the divorce referendum in 1996 and how much of an eejit Just*n Barr*tt is for campaigning against it only to get divorced himself in 2017.Get tickets for 'That's Showbiz' here: https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/05/2459m 20s

Ep 141 - Cosmic Alarm Clock

Kevin starts the episode off by sharing his ordeal of dropping his phone down the back of the radiator during the week and trying to get it out for 4 hours and then PJ gets one up on him by talking about his ordeal of dropping his camera and breaking his lens which was an awful lot of money. For the theme they talk about frontal lobe development and Saturn’s Return and Kevin question’s whether his frontal lobe was already fully formed as a child because he never used to take risks and avoided bouncy castles at all costs. Get tickets for 'That's Showbiz' here: https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/05/2459m 30s

Ep 140 - Skins vs. Britannia High

Kevin chose violence by deciding to start his week off by watching clips on YouTube from the latest instalment of Britain’s Got Talent and of course he sobbed but he also can’t cope with the fact that a song from The Greatest Showman features every 4 minutes. And of course BGT can’t be discussed without mentioning PJ’s brief stint on the show as a dancing cat. Then prompted by the show Baby reindeer the lads discuss stalking; from their own innocent obsessions with the likes of Maxxie from Skins and professional dancer Anthony Kaye to crazy barbz who have started doxing anyone who comes for Nicki.The Sexual Violence Centre Cork are currently offering their services to victims of stalking in Ireland: visit sexualviolence.ie.Freephone: 1800 496 496 Text/Whatsapp: 087 1533 393Email: info@sexualviolence.ieGet tickets for 'That's Showbiz' here: https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/2446m 7s

Ep 139 - Embrace The Crisis

Kevin just got back from Paris and he was disappointed by the lack of berets but completely overwhelmed by the number of baguettes. Then prompted by PJ’s recent marathon run the lads discuss having a third life crisis and the chaotic antics we get up to in our thirties. Remember girlies, there’s no rush so take it easy; Samuel L Jackson didn’t get his first major movie role until the age of 46 and Oprah didn’t run a marathon until the age of 40 and she ran it faster than PJ.Get tickets for 'That's Showbiz' here: https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/04/2456m 10s

Ep 138 - The Fedora Police

In this episode the lads speak about their shared hatred of fedoras and conclude that Britney is the only person on the planet who can pull them off. They talk about JLo being Jelulu and then read out embarrassing story submissions and they do not disappoint. From people pissing themselves behind the pulpit at mass to condom conundrums, the listeners' tales have the boys cringing and howling in equal measure. Get tickets for 'That's Showbiz' here: https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/04/2447m 27s

Ep 137 - You Alright There?

As the video of Kevin injuring himself made it into his March dump he decides to speak his truth and talk about his ordeal on the cursed mode of transport that is the Lime bike. He also reveals that when faced with his bike being stolen, instead of going into fight or flight his adrenal glands opted for freeze. The theme for the week is work/life balance and the boys discuss the ways in which attitudes are changing to employment and how in the words of Kim K, it seems like ‘nobody wants to work these days’. PJ then puts forward a very compelling argument for a communist state with the promise of organic veg for everyone but Kevin suggests he gives Animal Farm a read first.Get tickets for 'That's Showbiz' here: https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/04/2451m 11s

Ep 136 - George Michael You Will Always Be Famous

PJ has a bone to pick with Kevin and it's regarding a comment he made nearly two years ago in Edinburgh after a call with a production company. Sensing fear in PJ's eyes about having to act, a skill which Kevin already had in wheelhouse from his time on the platoon in Les Mis, Kevin tried to reassure his friend by saying he could get acting lessons which sent PJ into a spiral. TV production companies if you're listening to this episode PJ has been working on his accents and can do a fab French one. The theme is good deeds and the lads talk about acts of kindness not counting because people are filming it for social media, virtue signalling and their favourite celebrity ever George Michael.Get tickets for 'That's Showbiz' here: https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/04/2448m 41s

Ep 135 - Back In The Habit

The lads are fed up. They're fed up of slow coaches, of lads hanging off bars in Stratford, of people accusing them of being classist and of angry dads in Howth. They've had enough! Because it's Easter the lads decide to do an episode around habits. Firstly they discuss the things they used to give up for lent when they were younger and Kevin reenacts drinking water for the first time. Then PJ outs Kevin for his habit of picking his nose and invents a habit for himself so he doesn't feel left out.Get tickets for 'That's Showbiz' here: https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/03/2458m 58s

Ep 134 - Big Bebo Flashbox Energy

The conversation is off to a wholesome start this week as PJ talks about his recent holistic endeavours which involved an evening of yoga and ice baths and a claim that breath work is the new MDMA. Kevin meanwhile gets his highs from playing Sandstorm by Darude in his spin class. The theme for the week is jealousy, the green eyed monster, something everyone experiences at some point in their life but for some reason most of us are too mortified to admit it. They talk about being jealous when they were younger of the kids in the estate who could do the Pele 7 and being jealous nowadays when one of the girlies on Instagram posts a pic of her fella and he's all caked up. Life can be so unfair.Get tickets for 'That's Showbiz' here: https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/03/2457m 49s

Ep 133 - Tis All Go and I've Nothing Done

The boys have nothing done and tis all go as they've just announced their new live tour 'That's Showbiz' which will be kicking off at the end of May. Then prompted by Cillian Murphy's recent Oscar win for best actor and because it's Paddy's Day the lads have a conversation about the Irish buachaillí having a bit of a moment in Hollywood as of late with girlies and gays alike all being a tad bit obsessed and thirsting after them. They also discuss the fact that they've no clue about how odds work when it comes to placing bets (not that they're really all that fussed anyway because going into betting shops makes them feel depressed and on edge).Get tickets for 'That's Showbiz' here: https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/03/2457m 57s

Ep 132 - Shut Up and Siobhán Yanickers

Every so often Kevin likes to remind the listeners that PJ used to use an eyebrow pencil to fill in his moustache before a night out in London and today is one of those days. But these days he’s using the eyebrow pencil on his actual eyebrows as he has made his drag debut as Siobhán Yanickers and all the queens of Dublin have been left shaking in their thigh high boots. The Oscar love curse is the starting point for this weeks theme where the boys discuss the concept of having it all. They talk about gender roles and how their non-existent ovaries explode whenever they see a dad in the wild doing a fab job with kids and they reveal that having it all for them is something as simple as having a fridge fully stocked with cans of fizzy drinks to return home to in the evening.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/03/2452m 38s

Ep 131 - Just Timmy

In this weeks catchup the lads discuss Kevin nearly getting the I’m Grand Mam account banned on TikTok and PJ quizzes Kevin on where he plans on putting a desk in his room. Then prompted by the new arrival in the Twomey family the lads look at names and how significant they are. They talk about what other names were in contention when they were born, whether they like their own names, discrimination based on a name and the most important part of the chat is realising PJ doesn’t really look like a PJ at all and should be called Timmy with @JustTimmy as his Instagram handle.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/03/2456m 4s

Ep 130 - Gooped, Gagged, Guncled

It's not spring unless PJ has uttered his favourite phrase 'spring has f*cking sprung' and with that the lads talk about what flowers they envision themselves as. The pair then get into a discussion about whether the English Market or the Marina Market is better. In very exciting news Kevin welcomes the arrival of his beautiful niece and he has never been more in love so the lads decide to talk about the joy and pressure of being an iconic guncle. If any baby brands are interested in a potential collaboration then please don't hesitate to get in touch (unless the goods aren't premium x) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/02/2456m 49s

Ep 129 - Your Mam's a Milf

The record is off to a rocky start as the boys were locked out of the house and Kevin had to slip in through the window which was a struggle but his ass looked amazing. This week the nepo babies of the world come under scrutiny and the lads question if certain celebrities are decent at what they do or are they just riding on their mam and dad’s coattails. They also extend their sympathies to anyone who grew up with a mam who was a milf as it couldn’t have been easy. Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/02/2447m 21s

Ep 128 - Love in Lisdoonvarna

PJ is concerned about a mark that Kevin has on his arm that he acquired when he fell down the stairs at the weekend. Don't hoover the stairs whilst wearing Birkenstocks girls. Kevin then goes on to tell a story about his mam falling down the stairs but doesn't get very far because PJ can't stop laughing. How rude! Then as it's Valentine's week they decide to read out some cute meet stories from listeners about chance encounters and serendipitous scenarios that led to long lasting love. Kevin then gets angry at PJ because he says he can't have a plus one for his wedding. Again, rude!Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/02/2444m 53s

Ep 127 - A BJJ Rebrand

This weeks episode begins with a discussion about how much of a hold the sandwich chain O’ Brien’s has on the people of Ireland - there really is just no beating a soup and a samba combo let’s be honest girlies.The boys are still buzzing off the back of launching their brand refresh last week, so much so that they decided to dedicate an entire episode to rebranding. They talk about celebrities who reinvented themselves, artists who maybe should do a bit of a rebrand and whether bangs would suit Kevin.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/02/2447m 23s

Ep 126 - That's Showbiz

The boys are back with a new look. No PJ hasn’t changed his hair again - I’m Grand Mam has had a bit of a refresh. Basically the lads wanted their faces on the podcast artwork and sure aren’t they dead right because they’re both big rides.It’s the first record of 2024 and Kevin gives PJ a belated birthday present and PJ opens it right there and then and it’s definitely a step up from the tiny manky green bag he got him a few years back. The lads then talk through their ins and outs for the year but most of the ins just turn out to be phrases they’re a bit obsessed with at the moment like 'that's showbiz' and 'give mummy a kiss'.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/01/2455m 56s

Ep 125 - A Very Mumsy Christmas

It's the last episode of the year or is it the last episode ever? Who knows? Kevin likes to keep PJ and the girlies on their toes. Kevin's not in the best mood as PJ took him to a coffee gaff in Dublin that is the equivalent to Cork's Puccino's. PJ then apologises to Kevin for dismissing his aversion to junk mail after Nuala was locked out of her gaff when she had a full head of foils in after getting her colour done in Tracey's salon. As it's the last episode of the year the lads take a moment to reflect on their highlights of the last 525,600 minutes and share some of the good news that's been submitted by listeners.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨Get your hands on a copy of The I’m Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/12/2351m 44s

Ep 124 - Pop Off Ate

It’s the penultimate episode of 2023 and it’s a special one. PJ’s fiancé and Kevin’s secret lover Jose is making his I’m Grand Mam debut. The chat begins with Jose addressing the rumours of his illicit love affair and then he goes on to talk about moving from the Philippines to Ireland at the age of 11 and being an artistic person and having a new creative pursuit every other month. They then play a game called Jose or Hozier where Kevin reads random facts and PJ has to guess whether they apply to Jose or Hozier. Simple really.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨Get your hands on a copy of The I’m Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/12/2358m 21s

Ep 123 - Hola Chico

The episode begins with Kevin questioning PJ on why he never has a hand towel in his bathroom forcing Kevin to have to dry his hands on the cats. Then because it’s cuffing season the lads go through Kevin’s dating profile which leaves so many unanswered questions like are Kevin’s boxers red or wine coloured? Why is Kevin doing the bear face in his pictures? And why does Kevin start off every conversation with ‘hola chico’?Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨Get your hands on a copy of The I’m Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕pat Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/12/2352m 37s

Ep 122 - I'm Poz Mam

As part of World Aids Day the lads are very excited to be having their first ever podcast collaboration with Robbie Lawlor and Veda Lady from Poz Vibe Podcast. The chat starts off with PJ apologising to Veda for stretching her thigh high leather boots but he is welcomed as her drag daughter into the house of Veda and aptly settles on the name Veda Boots.Robbie and Veda then share their stories about coming to terms with their HIV+ diagnosis, spread the message that U=U and talk about their recent involvement in the film How To Tell A Secret, an Invisible Threads Production directed by Anna Rogers and Shaun Dunne which is available to stream on Netflix in the UK and Ireland from Friday December 1st.Test regularly and know your status. This is one of the most important elements of HIV and it’s quick, free and confidential. Visit https://mpower.hivireland.ie to order a free self-test ❤️Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨Get your hands on a copy of The I’m Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/11/2343m 56s

Ep 121 - There’s Nothing Beige About Beverly

It’s been a long time coming but the lads have finally invested in a brand new microphone setup and it’s only taken them 4 and a half years. Only stunning audio quality to follow from henceforth. As they didn’t get round to half the submissions in the last episode they dedicate another episode to regrets and there’s a girl who regrets buying a house with her ex-fiancé only to find out he’d been getting off with her bestie behind her back. This leads to a disconcerting revelation about what’s been going on between José and Kevin behind the scenes. Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨Get your hands on a copy of The I’m Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/11/2348m 16s

Bonus Episode - And That's On Periodic Table

This week the boys are bringing you a very special episode in partnership with Science Week. But of course, the lads couldn’t just wing their way through this one so they enlisted the help of award-winning science communicator, Dr Fergus McCauliffe who is the Communications and Public Engagement Manager at iCRAG. Together the lads discuss all things to do with the climate crisis and the importance of biodiversity and take a look at the pros and cons of living on different planets if Earth became uninhabitable.  Science Week 2023 is running from the 12th to the 19th of November. For more information see www.scienceweek.ie Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/11/2343m 15s

Ep 120 - If Your Friend Jumped Off The Shaky Bridge Would You?

The episode begins with PJ reciting a poem that he heard recently and it’s two minutes of your life that you’ll never get back. Kevin discusses his chaotic antics the weekend of Halloween whereby he nearly had to get an Uber home in the nip. The theme for the week is regrets and the listeners don’t disappoint with their submissions. From people shagging their cousins to a girl who rues the day she decided to eat a puffin in Iceland, it’s obvious that the girlies have a lot on their conscience and the boys are all ears.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/11/2353m 19s

Ep 119 - Girly Pop with Anne Doyle

This week the lads have the pleasure of having a chat with the legend that is Anne Doyle. They talk about her iconic career as a journalist, broadcaster and newsreader, discuss her new book and her own personal experiences with ghosts and they also reprise the iconic Tyra Banks Show name game that they played in their interview with Paul Mescal. Tales of the Otherworld is available to buy now from all good Irish bookstores.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/11/2351m 54s

Ep 118 - Cuff Me Girls

The boys are recording from PJ's hotel room again and Kevin's trying to get PJ cancelled by saying he demanded an accessible room because he needed extra space for his boots and to practice his TikTok routines. PJ then has an apology to make to people who had to wait for him on a flight recently when he was getting an iced latte because mama needs her juice. The theme of the week is reality tv, prompted by the fact that Big Brother is back on our screens. The lads talk through their top 5 iconic reality tv moments, debate shows they'd like to appear on and Kevin expresses his adoration for Camilla Thurlow, one of his favourite Love Island contestants of all time.Get your hands on a copy of The I'm Grand Mamual:Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/10/2353m 12s

Ep 117 - Miss Me With The Gazpacho!

The lads are recording live from a hotel in London and decide to put on dressing gowns and slippers to give the illusion of grandeur, despite Kevin saying that he thinks lads in dressing gowns are a bit of an ick. Then prompted by their book making it to number 2 in the Irish book charts, narrowly missing out on the top spot, they discuss their experiences of being second best. The iconic Blarney Street Pram Push also gets a mention and of course PJ has to mention that Blarney Street is the longest street in Ireland because he's never once stated that in any previous episode ever.Get your hands on a copy of The I'm Grand Mamual: Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/10/2350m 9s

Ep 116 - Bedbugs in Paris

The episode starts off with a warning to girlies who send messages to the boys saying they just met their doppelgänger on a night out and the warning is please stop doing this or you'll be blocked. The lads have never felt good about themselves after being sent a photo of their proposed 'twin'. Then prompted by a Vice article the lads delve into the world of new hipsters. Gone are the days of the old hipsters who had man buns and rode fixie bikes and drank IPAs - the new hipsters are Salomon wearing, natty wine drinking, pop-up frequenting, Bristol sober cool girls. Like Beverly.Get your hands on a copy of The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/10/2352m 21s

Ep 115 - Sudoku Smarty Pants

The episode begins with an acknowledgement of one of the most camp contraptions ever to be created; the Campbell-Stokes recorder. Speaking of camp, PJ shares that he was glued to the drama behind the brown bread baking competition on social media at this years ploughing championships. The theme is superstitions and rituals and unfortunately there's a horrendous revelation that Kevin wore the same underpants for the duration of his Junior Cert. Also apologies to any reiki healers who may have been offended by this episode xPreorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/10/2351m 51s

Ep 114 - Cher Lloyd by Cher Lloyd

The episode begins with a declaration from the lads that PJ has a booba face and Kevin has a Kiki face. Kevin is still feeling patriotic and proud having watched the Ireland match at the weekend and the pair conclude that though rugby is very rough all the boys look fab and so it’s worth watching. The theme for the week is digital footprint promoted by the icon, the legend, the moment that is Tube Girl and the boys decide to retrace their own digital footprints by reading out old Facebook statuses. Content warning: extreme cringe.Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:💕Easons / Dubray / Bookstation Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/10/2355m 39s

Ep 113 - US of Gay

In the catch-up this week Kevin throws ideas at PJ for Jose’s birthday celebrations, which is always a tricky one to organise as PJ loves to plan everything to a tee but Jose likes to chillax. They also talk about the horrors of wearing a dance belt when they were younger and the joy of taking it off after a ballet class. The theme for the week is America, the land of the free, chosen by PJ because he wanted to tell everyone all about his stories from his many trips to the States. Though Kevin has never been, he has always been obsessed with America, exemplified by the fact that he had an Obama hoodie and a Starbucks wallpaper on his phone when he was a teenager.Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/09/2348m 22s

Ep 112 - OnlyFlahs

This episode begins with PJ sharing his second-hand sofa search story which resulted in him getting a suite of furniture which is worth over €20k for €800 but Kevin reckons he was swindled as it’s walking with the dirt. Things then get a bit NSFW as the theme for the week is OnlyFans and the lucrative world of adult content creation, an industry the lads could never get involved in because they’d be mortified if nobody subscribed. Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / Bookstation 💕Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/09/2350m 4s

Ep 111 - Lonely in my Lamborghini Gallardo

The lads are recording from PJ’s new gaff in Dublin which is situated right next to a DART track so if you hear any train noises during the episode no you didn’t. The theme for the week is loneliness and the boys discuss the impact of moving away from each other last year when they were clung to each other like moss to a damp wall and the absolute mortification of having to force yourself to make friends in new social settings.To get involved with ALONE or avail of their services visit www.alone.iePreorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / BookstationSign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/09/2358m 59s

Ep 110 - Frog in a Box

The lads are still in Cork and Kevin feels the need to address something that everyone else has been thinking but nobody is brave enough to admit; donuts are taking over the city once more. From Dinky Donuts to Krispy Kreme, there's no avoiding the torus shaped treats and Kevin is ready to break his silence. The theme for the week is pets and PJ learns that Kevin actually did have pets in his youth, he just hasn't mentioned them before for fear of being cancelled. Though they might have differing views on cats, one thing they can both agree on is that it would be stunning to be Tom Hardy's dog and cuddle with him on a Friday eve.Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / BookstationSign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/09/2345m 1s

Ep 109 - Inky Boots

Kevin and PJ are still buzzing after their live podcast at the Cork Opera House but regrettably neither of them have a vocal chord left in their throats. The theme for the week is body modifications and the lads start off by saying which piercing locations are the hottest. PJ loves a tongue piercing on a fella but Kevin thinks it's absolutely horrendous. PJ gives us a tattoo tour of all the artwork on his body and assures Kevin that the image on his torso is a vase and not a butt plug and the lads then discuss whether they think strict rules regarding the visibility of tattoos in the workplace need to be reconsidered.Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / BookstationSign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/08/2355m 38s

Ep 108 - Hen Hijinks and Stag Shenanigans

The boys have never claimed to be perfect so please don’t come for them when you hear them ranting and raving about the iced brown sugar oat latte from Starbucks; at the end of the day they’re gay men and they need their caffeine fix and they love the sound of the ice clinking in the cup. Kevin says that he wishes he lived above a coffee shop as it would tie in with his Sunday morning fantasy of popping down to get his flat white before returning to bed with his lover to read a broadsheet newspaper. The theme for the week is hens and stags, chosen by Kevin because he wants PJ to get his act together and start planning the wedding again so that he has something to look forward to. Though they have a difference of opinion when it comes to the inclusion of strippers and masks of Jose’s face at the hen, one thing they can agree on is that light up MR & MR signs are not to feature in the wedding in any way, shape or form.Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / BookstationSign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/08/2348m 20s

Ep 107 - Keeping up with the Kleptomaniacs

The lads’ mams have both been away on holidays which leads to a discussion about doing a deep clean of the house before a trip abroad. It just gives you a greater sense of peace when you’re doing your rest and relaxation bits by the pool doesn’t it? They then turn their attention to the theme of the week which is stealing and the lads share whether they were fond of a five finger discount when they were younger. Kevin also reveals that he had a chaotic mischievous French exchange student with a penchant for Elizabeth Arden products. Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / BookstationSign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/08/2356m 55s

Ep 106 - Corkin’ Around with Mama’s Love

The lads are recording from the Apple studio again in London and PJ’s questioning whether he’ll be able to get a pistachio latte from Blank street coffee before he flies back to Dublin as he believes the drink is derived from the tit of Aphrodite. They also question how much butter is in a croissant which leads Kevin on to a story of a new bakery he visited at the weekend (and did he mention it was raining at the time?). The theme for the week is the future and they discuss whether AI is a good or bad thing and whether it will make their jobs as podcast hosts obsolete or not. To out AI to the test they use Chat GPT to generate a podcast intro for them and it doesn’t disappoint. They also talk about what inventions they would like to exist in the future.Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / BookstationSign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/08/231h 12m

Ep 105 - Festival Fromagerie

You might notice some stunning sound quality in this weeks episode girlies and it’s because the boys are recording in a studio thanks to Apple Podcasts. Both of the lads have been to see the Barbie movie and Kevin insists he wanted to see it by himself though PJ thinks it’s because he has no friends. They then talk about the awkwardness of kissing in a cinema or in a car and being traumatised about having to face your parents with a hickey on your neck. The theme for the week is festivals and Kevin questions if he’s just not cut out for the festivals anymore whilst PJ reckons he’s better suited to them because or a traumatic experience he had in Dripsy woods when he was 16. They also discuss what their riders would be for when they perform at a festival.Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / BookstationSign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/07/2352m 57s

Ep 104 - Head Barbie in Charge

The podcast opens with a heart-warming tale from Kevin that involves an Uber driver and a drag queen on the weekend of Pride in London. The boys then discuss how they feel absolutely triggered when a random stranger refers to them as sir and worse again is when lads on dating apps think it's okay to call you 'Mr'. It's not. Then because it opened in cinemas this week, they had to talk about all the hysteria and hype surrounding the Barbie movie and discuss their earliest memories of the iconic doll. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/07/2343m 46s

Ep 103 - Ain't It The Tooth

The boys had their first author event this week and the imposter syndrome was going ninety but then they met Anne Doyle and she hugged and kissed them and all was okay in the world again. It's been a month since Kevin's tooth ordeal and though his smile might be back to normal he is yet to recover from the mental trauma (traama) of it all so he decides to unpack things in this weeks episode and they also read out other dental disaster stories.Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from:Easons / Dubray / BookstationSign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/07/2355m 57s

Ep 102 - Booked and Busy

This week the boys announced that they are releasing their own book, The I'm Grand Mamual and they couldn't be more excited. They are well and truly in their author era and so it will come as no surprise to learn that they choose reading as the theme for the week. They talk about giving big main character energy when they were writing chapters of the book on their laptops in random cafés and reveal that when they came up with the iconic title for the book they put their pens down and took the rest of the day off to congratulate themselves on a job well done. They also make a promise to do something chaotic should the book become a bestseller.Preorder The I'm Grand Mamual from: Easons / Dubray / BookstationSign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/07/231h 2m

Ep 101 - Serving C*nt at the Crossroads

After a brief hiatus following the release of their 100th episode, the boys are back and they’re giddier and gayer than ever. Though he looks much younger than PJ, Kevin recently turned 30 and the pair use the opportunity to share twenty things they wish they knew in their twenties. From top-knot regret to learning to love carrot cake, the boys do a deep dive of their last decade in the hope that others can learn from their mistakes.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/07/231h 13m

Ep 100 - There Could Be 100 Girlies in the Room

To celebrate making it to their hundredth episode the lads decide to do a live recording in Dublin with a few of the nearest and dearest and some of the Patreon girlies. They discuss their antics on the Late Late and read out some of the chaotic tweets that have been hurled their way, speak to their mams and get roasted by a few of their funny friends. They also surprise each other to mark the special occasion.Special thanks to Feargh Curtis, Megan Curtis, Peter McGann, Fionnuala Jay, Shane Daniel Byrne and the team at The Mayson.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/03/231h 2m

Ep 99 - Gaeilge Loving Gays

PJ has just landed in London and reveals the ordeal he went through with a spoiled child in M&S. Meanwhile Kevin is still slightly traumatised from a recent dog walking venture with his new friend who he decides to call Clifford for the sake of identity protection.Inspired by Seachtain na Gaeilge the lads talk about their love of their native tongue after a rocky theme intro from PJ. They speak about Irish college, whether they think Irish should be compulsory in schools and mention some of their favourite Irish phrases, enlisting the help of some of their Gaeilgeoir friends for a bit more snas.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨Míle buíochas,@lauralolslots@eoinkeane101@gaylgeoiri@muinteoirmeg@blathnaidrua Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/03/231h 5m

Ep 98 - The Hungry Games

The boys are recording together in Dublin as Kevin was over for an event that they were both asked to DJ at. As part of the set they did Rock The Boat and the lads reckon it was one of the hardest ab workouts they've done in ages. Also in the catchup, Kevin recounts a suspected crime he witnessed on the tube. The theme for the week is comfort food and they start off by ripping the food pyramid to shreds and deduce that it's not nutritionally sound and that it was all an inside job to get us to consume more dairy. PJ tells us how he was seduced by Jose's skills in the kitchen and Kevin shares that he's lucky to be alive having eaten the radioactive cupcakes from his sister's Easy-Bake Oven growing up. They then read out people's perfect hangover cures and rip the piss out of a girl who loves dried mango and dark chocolate because that's just notions.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/03/231h 4m

Ep 97 - Thirty, Flirty and Boring

The episode starts off with a mystery to solve. Kevin was accosted in the streets en route to the record and they need try and find out who the men in question were. PJ meanwhile is busy being boring making his own kombucha. It's giving snore. The theme for the week in flirting and the lads discuss the perennial problem of being a friendly Irish gay person in London; it's often mistaken for flirting. They talk about flirting in the early days by leaving a crush a litany of voicemails and they also test out their flirting techniques on each other to not much avail.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/03/2353m 28s

Ep 96 - Oh Me Nerves!

PJ has given Kevin the ick because he keeps referring to the work they do together as 'content' and it makes Kevin feel like they live in a Tik Tok hype house. They then spend the rest of the catch-up fawning over a professional dancer they both had a crush on back in the day. The focus is then shifted towards the topic of nerves. Though they're quite calm and collected for the most part these days, when they were younger Kevin was up in a heap when he had to give a speech to the Lord Mayor and PJ recalls how his stomach once slipped out his ass when he was taking a dance class and someone whipped out a camera.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/02/2356m 57s

Ep 95 - Klutz Era

PJ has noticed a few changes in Kevin from having spent the last few days with him in London. He's very impressed with his cooking abilities which have come a long way since his Linda McCartney sausage days and he also thinks that Kevin has elevated his outfits. A change that Kevin has not welcomed is the fact that he is now in his klutz era; he took a hopper in his most recent Crossfit class and was mortified. Did Kevin mention he does Crossfit now?The theme is gambling and despite the fact that the lads aren't massive risk-takers themselves they suggest what forms of gambling they could be allured by and offer interior-design advice for the bookies to get more gay punters through the door because currently the decor is not giving.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/02/2353m 49s

Ep 94 - Don't Be A Bystandard

PJ just arrived in London and tells us how triggered he is from all the chaotic people he encountered in Dublin Airport before his flight and Kevin is still traumatised from an accident he had at the weekend which nearly gave him a sexy scar. The theme for the week is bullying and the lads start off by discussing the fact that when they were in school a new anti-bullying campaign was shoved in their face every week but they're not sure how effective the campaigns were. They talk about the ridiculous insults people used in their teens, Kevin buying McDonald's for a girl who had her phone screen smashed by bullies and they reveal why they refuse to stop using the term 'hetty'. Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/02/2357m 1s

Ep 93 - Cost of Sliving Crisis

Kevin is back in London but his return wasn't all plain sailing as he tells us of the ordeal he went through with his suitcase at Heathrow Airport. In celebrity news, Molly Mae and Tommy Fury have just called their newborn baby Bambi and the lads reckon people shouldn't worry about the girl having to apply for a mortgage with that name because her mam is minted. The theme for the week is money management and Kevin and PJ discuss their spending habits and question whether they need to start being more sensible when it comes to budgeting now that they're approaching their thirties. They then read chaotic submissions from listeners who have spent their money on ridiculous bits including a mad thing who spent €180 on two mugs from Germany.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/02/2350m 6s

Ep 92 - Poles Apart

Well, Kevin has finally finished with Sleeping Beauty and is slightly hungover for the record as he was out late for the wrap party. He’s also slightly h word which PJ takes issue with. Though his contract has come to an end he is still carrying the weight of being a 'role model' for the next generation of performers, a title he takes quite seriously and is kind of obsessed with. The boys then dissect Spare, the new memoir from Prince Harry, though they already know an awful lot about the contents of the book by seeing things online and against their own will. They take a look at the most chaotic aspects of the book and question why a man of his age uses words like todger and gan gan. No need for it. They also have great difficulty in ascertaining the difference between the North and South Pole but at least they’re both pretty.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/01/2358m 24s

Ep 91 - Car Boots and Cocaine

The boys are recording in PJ's house in Dublin and Kevin expresses his concern that the cats have taken over the gaff since his last visit. The boys are mortified because they have slowly come to the realisation that sea swims are a small bit stunning but were taking the piss out of sea swimmers for ages so now they're eating their words.Then, because the boys are still on an engagement buzz, they go through listeners' submissions of chaotic wedding moments; from brides getting their toes sucked to a nan having their wrist broken in the bouquet toss, some of the stories are absolutely bananas!Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/01/2356m 38s

Ep 90 - Yes Way, Jose

It's the first episode of 2023 and Kevin is still using the term chillaxing but we move. The lads have a quick catch-up on what they got up to over Christmas and New Year's and both come to the conclusion that they detest Snuggies (sorry Lindsey). But the big news is that Jose got down on one knee on New Year's eve and popped the question and PJ felt like he was having an out-of-body experience and said yes so now they've a wedding to save for and Kevin is obviously weak for them but is also weak for the fact that this means loads of extra content for the podcast. Also PJ shares details of his stunning engagement ring and Kevin reveals how he was tempted to leak a photo of the ring to the press.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/01/231h 9m

Ep 89 - Poxic Tositivity

It's the last episode of 2022 and what better way to kick things off than pondering over the dilemma of whether you would shag Tom Hardy or not if he was your first cousin. 2022 has been all over the gaff but the boys do their best to try and reflect on the nicer moments of the last 12 months. Kevin and PJ also give some chaotic predictions for the year ahead and question whether peplum will ever have the resurgence it so rightly deserves.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/12/2259m 2s

Ep 88 - Mortification Station

Kevin had his opening night of the pantomime but the first show didn't go as smoothly as he would have liked and he was a small bit traumatised. PJ is also a small bit traumatised this week as he has developed a lisp since he started wearing his new retainer. Then because they had a load of submissions that they never got to last time they read out some more mortifying moments. There's a story about a waitress assaulting a customer who she believed to be her friend with a menu, a woman having a really awkward encounter with a mirror in a shop in Dublin and an altar server who took their role at the church a little too seriously and the lads are left squealing at the chaos of it all.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/12/2249m 10s

Ep 87 - Pussy Puce

PJ has once again gotten the train down to Cork to see Kevin as the lads agree that the vibes are always immaculate when they’re recording in person together but one thing they’re not happy about is the fact that the sweet trolley hasn’t yet made a return to Iarnród Éireann. PJ was Christmas decoration shopping at the weekend and is feeling all kinds of festive and the lads discuss chaotic gifts they asked Santa for in the past.They then turn their attention to embarrassing moments prompted by a mortifying encounter Kevin had in London with a tote-bearing girl he presumed to be a fan of the pod. They talk about the fact that they don’t really get too embarrassed themselves and that it’s more-so the little things that send them spiralling. But one thing they both agree on is the fact that David Beckham should definitely be mortified for himself. They then read some listener submissions of embarrassing stories.  Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/11/2259m 43s

Ep 86 - The Thorn of Tralee

The episode begins with PJ having a bone to pick with Kevin regarding a hidden hairdryer in his house.The theme for the week is beauty pageants and to kick things off they play the incomparable 2007 Miss Teen USA quote regarding Americans' inability to locate the US on a world map before moving on to discuss the chaos and short-comings of the Rose of Tralee contest and its unhinged predecessor Calor Housewife of the Year. And of course how could the world of pageantry be explored without speaking about the stunning work of Sandra Bullock in the camp cult classic, Miss Congeniality.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/11/2250m 55s

Ep 85 - A Snug in the Stars

The episode begins with an unprovoked attack against the layout of PJ's kitchen, though really the only person at fault is the sadistic cowboy builder who left the Kirby household with three fake drawers and a shortage of sockets. The boys also share their disdain of personalised mugs with photos and cursive fonts and Kevin reckons PJ's sister Lindsey should know better. Then, prompted by the similarity between PJ and the picture of Bono on the front of his new book the boys put their U2 discography knowledge to the test. The theme this week is astrology and the lads are fairly sceptical of the whole stars and crystals thing but find a stunning website which kind of convinces them that there's some truth and accuracy to it.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/11/221h

Ep 84 - A Lesson in Speech and Elocution

The episode starts with the lads announcing that Kevin is appearing in the Cork Opera House pantomime this year (oh yes he is etc etc) and how he already has a romanticised vision of his Christmas in Cork. The pair then move on to the theme for this week which is accents and ponder whether the podcast would be as successful as it is if it wasn’t for their Cork accents. They also have very little faith in the suggestion that Irish people have the sexiest accent in the world (surely not like?) and put their acting skills to the test by taking famous movie quotes and giving them a Leeside spin.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/11/2248m 55s

Ep 83 - This Is What Dreams Are Made Of

The lads recently went on a trip to the Royal Albert Hall to see Sam Smith with Universal Music Ireland and came to the realisation that they do in fact like concerts as long as it’s seated and the setting is glamour. They then turn their attention towards the theme this week ‘dreams’ and because they’re pretty clueless on the topic, even when it comes to their own chaotic dreams, they call on the help of expert and author Delphi Ellis to help explore the subject further. She helps the lads debunk some dream myths, helps Kevin analyse the phrase ‘It’s Chico time’ and speaks of a new phenomenon whereby people are so stressed about getting 8 hours sleep a night that they can’t cope and their sleep is inhibited further.Delphi’s book Answers in the Dark: Grief, Sleep and How Dreams Can Help You Heal can be purchased on Amazon or HiveSign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/10/221h 5m

Ep 82 - Pádraig from the Podcast

There’s not much time to have a catch up on the weeks’ antics in this episode as a long-anticipated guest is in PJ’s kitchen and is an eager beaver and buzzing to record. Despite a hectic school schedule, Pádraig has finally managed to make it in front of the mic and he wastes no time in divulging dating app interactions, his very first impressions of Kevin way back in primary school and just how mad he is about his own mam. The episode also features chaotic questions from supposed friends of Padraig’s and PJ and Pádraig go head to head in a bid to be Kevin’s best man.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/10/221h 8m

Ep 81 - My Therapist Roasted Me

After a few weeks off following the passing of Kevin’s Dad Jerry, the boys are back and are picking up where they left off. They talk about Jerry and how he was one of the podcast’s biggest supporters and how much of a legend he was in general. The lads know he’s going to be watching over them and keeping a close eye on their future projects.Kevin shares that because it’s been a whirlwind of a year he has recently started therapy and though he’s loving it he’s worried he’s too hung up on having his therapist like him. PJ has two new cats Happy and Sailor and he speaks about finding the balance now that he’s a working mam. They then talk about what they miss about each other now than they’re no longer living together and what they don’t miss as much and Kevin reveals what term PJ likes to use in lieu of 'excuse me' when he passes wind.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam ✨RIP Jerry Twomey 1958 - 2022 🤍 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/10/221h 10m

Ep 80 - Big Ick Energy

It’s been a hectic few days for the boys as PJ tells us of his ordeal sorting out flights to Oz for his mam and Kevin shares the details of a new foxy friend who has decided to pay him a visit at his house in London. Then prompted by the talk of someone bringing their dog on a first date they discuss icks; things that are instant turn-offs, making your skin crawl and killing your boner. The boys soon realise however that they’re kind of into a lot of the icks that the girlies have, especially Kevin when it concerns anything relating to the male foot.Sign up to the I'm Grand Mam Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/07/221h 6m

Ep 79 - Type 2 Liabetes

The lads are are still recovering after Dublin Pride having hosted the main stage at Mother but still have the energy to divulge the details of the weekends’ antics. Kevin also finds the energy to have a go at the PR companies for being cheapskates and only sending bits to PJ because he lives in Dublin.They then go from reality to the world of fiction and discuss everything to do with telling lies. Growing up gay they had to lie about who they were in order to protect themselves which makes them question if it is okay to lie sometimes. They also dress Kevin’s lying compulsion and he comes clean about his condition and read out chaotic lies submitted by listeners which makes them feel better about their lie-telling tendencies. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/07/221h 2m

Ep 78 - Work the Runway

And just like that the boys are back into the swing of things. They’re on a high off the back of the official release of the single and are slightly raging that Beyoncé dropped her bop in the same week. Also in the same week Harry styles was spotted sea swimming in Dublin and it made the lads h word.Prompted by the pandemonium taking place within airports across the globe, Kevin and PJ tackle catching flights and not feelings as the theme for the week. They discuss airport pet peeves, the unmistakable energy exuded by cabin crew and their thoughts around joining the mile high club.Sign up to the Patreon for more stunning content: https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/06/221h 7m

Ep 77 - Back with a Bop

The wait is finally over. The boys are back and they couldn’t be more excited.They get you up to speed on some of the things that have changed since the last time they recorded. Amongst other things, PJ’s now based in Dublin, they’ve a new jingle for the podcast and everyone wants to shag Kevin. They speak about how obsessed they were with seeing ABBA Voyage but were petrified at the same time because it’s all a bit Black Mirror. They then debut their new single, the gay anthem of the summer, Fast Lane. Prompted by their new-found vocations as pop stars they discuss faking it until you make it and not having a notion about something but giving off the energy that you do. Donate to LGBT Ireland's Key Support Worker Fund 🏳️‍🌈: https://gofund.me/bb4a33ed Stream Fast Lane 🏁: https://open.spotify.com/track/3sgShMJBa9Uw7NfHgfwAoC?si=23e3710ac0c5412c Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/06/221h 8m

Ep 76 - Merry Shitmas

Sleigh the house down boots girlies! It’s a Christmas miracle; all the girlies have made it on to the nice list and so Kevin and PJ have recorded a special episode of the podcast to ring in the festive season.The lads get you up to speed on all the bits that have been happening since the last episode. They talk about life on tour, PJ’s move to Dublin and Kevin going back to study a course at university.Then they step into Christmas and discuss chaotic Elf on the Shelf carry-on, their fave Christmas movies and all the things that make Christmas a bit shit. Nollaig shona daoibh go léir!This Christmas special is sponsored by NOW. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/12/211h 6m

Ep 75 - Salou Abú

It’s finally happened. After talking about it in nearly every episode since the podcasts inception, Kevin and PJ have grabbed their sunnies and speedos and have made their way to stunning Salou. An entire episode dedicated to the iconic Spanish location. They discuss the chaos at the airport with all the feral kids on their flight, being the biggest gays Salou ever did see and Kevin gives his top Spanish phrases you need to know if you’re queer and heading away on a holiday.Access bonus podcasts and additional video footage by subscribing to our Patreon: www.patreon.com/imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/08/211h

Ep 74 - Check Your Tits Babe

This weeks episode very nearly didn’t happen as Kevin’s voice is virtually non-existent having attended a Britney-themed night out at the weekend and then having taught two spin classes back to back the next morning but being the professional he is, he soldiers on. They talk about the latest addition to PJ’s tattoo collection and wish a happy birthday to a special man in their lives.They then speak to their friend Lauren Mahon (IG: @Iamlaurenmahon) otherwise known as GirlVsCancer and talk about her inspiring story of building a community of support and raising thousands of pounds for charity following her breast cancer diagnosis in 2016. They talk about her work on the BBC podcast You, Me and The Big C, discuss what exactly it means to be a boss babe, PJ’s addiction to trying to normalise everything and the weird half-voice Irish mams do when they don’t want everyone to hear them.Sign up for a Coppafeel Free Boob Check Reminder Text: https://coppafeel.org/remind-me/remind-me-sms/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/08/2159m 34s

Ep 73 - Cruising For A Bruising

The boys are feeling rested and refreshed as PJ spent the week with the boyf in Dublin and Kevin had the gaff to himself so he was in his element. They talk about the fact that Rihanna has become a billionaire which means that if we’re to eat the rich then we’re going to have to hide her down in West Cork somewhere as she’s one of the good ones.The theme for this week is fights and feuds even though Kevin couldn’t punch his way out of a paper bag. They recall physical altercations they’ve had in the past, discuss iconic celebrity fall-outs and name people they reckon they could take in a fight (so Niall Horan watch out babe). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/08/211h 1m

Episode 72 - No Place Like Homo

The lads are still recovering from their first night out on the tiles and are only itching to tell you all about it. They talk about all the rides in the Olympics and Joe Wicks being the ultimate himbo. They then chat to the living legend and Gaff Goddess herself, Laura de Barra.From her helpful home hack videos to the success of her best-selling book, Laura details how she became the queen of She-IY™. She also tells us to detract attention from walls that are pure purple and manky when you’re renting.Click here to pre-order Laura’s new book Décor Galore: https://lnk.bio/Kqo6 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/08/211h 2m

Ep 71 - Ten A's Twomey

The episode starts off with Kevin taking the piss out of PJ for purchasing a rose gold fan because PJ has always been so vocal about the fact that he despises anything in that colour. And because Kevin’s hairdryer blew up just before the record they put out an appeal to Dyson to send them a fan and new hairdryer. Pretty please?Confessions are back due to popular demand and of course they’re as chaotic as ever. From faking Leaving Cert results to a stunning life hack on how to quickly get rid of a tricky number two, the girlies do not disappoint with their disclosures. Also find out Kevin’s nickname that he swears he didn’t come up with himself in school. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/07/2158m 38s

Ep 70 - Baby On Board

The lease on the lads’ gaff is nearly up and they’re contemplating moving elsewhere but Kevin has grown too attached to having a bedroom on the ground floor and reckons he would fare well in a bungalow. They also discuss a wedding they’re both due to attend and because Kevin won't know anyone there he's planning to adopt a different persona for the duration of the event.They then have a chat about starting a family as a queer person and speak with Ranae von Meding (IG: @ranaevonmeding), the CEO and co-founder of Equality For Children, an organisation who are doing stunning work fighting for the rights of children of LGBTQ+ families.ResourcesEquality for ChildrenWebsite: https://equalityforchildren.ieIG: @equalityforchildrenSome Families PodcastSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2V1wyqzWMA1obU90Z85dkp?si=bobmE3lNTZivwyjkplsElw&dl_branch=1SeahorseWebsite: https://seahorsefilm.com/watch Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/07/211h 11m

Ep 69 - Up The Rasa

The lads starts off by issuing a public apology to their fave Roy Keane after Kevin’s brother informed them that he did not in fact throw a boot at Mick McCarthy. Mortified. The pair then discuss a theme that’s a combination of two of their favourite things; summer and camp - summer camp! They discuss their experiences of summer camps in their youth, the struggle to make friends whilst there, teaching kids at camps and the iconic Irish drink known simply as Rasa. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/07/2159m 23s

Ep 68 - Cirque Du So Gay

The boys have one question and one question only; when are the Euros over? They can’t stand all the football lads being loud and causing a raucous but are both in agreement that Roy Keane is a ride. Prompted by having the word ‘gay’ shouted at them this week by a stranger and because Pride month has just come to a close they talk about the importance of being proud 365 days a year and being visibly and unashamedly queer and all the work that is still left to be done to make the world a better place for the LGBTQ+ community.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/07/2159m 49s

Ep 67 - Two Pumps for JLo

It’s been a week of makeovers girlies and the lads are only itching to tell all about their new looks. It appears the new aesthetics have been perfectly timed as Kevin and PJ also reveal that they’ve landed a new tv gig talking all things Love Island on The 6 O’ Clock Show and they are absolutely weak for themselves but are up in a heap because they’ve no nice clothes. Excitement aside, they turn their attention to conspiracy theories but in true I’m Grand Mam style it’s a bit of a struggle as they can’t wrap their heads around some of the more difficult concepts (still don’t have a clue what the Mandela Effect is). They also talk about The Illuminati, Shakespeare being a pure snake, celebs ordering kids on their pizza and Avril Lavigne dying a death. They also talk about some of their own conspiracy theories and share their plans of starting a new versh of the Feis Maitiú competition. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/06/211h 2m

Ep 66 - Serial Filler

Most of the catch-up this week consists of PJ dragging Kevin for his choice of shirt which is completely deserved as it is quite tragic and reeks of a nan. Kevin also details a recent near death experience on his bike which left him completely traumatised because he feared he’d die with helmet hair.The lads then turn their attention to the world of plastic surgery and body augmentation. They talk about bits they’d like to have done, the chaotic noughties TV show 'The Swan' and also read out some body-mod submissions made by listeners who share the good, the bad and the completely chaotic. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/06/211h 3m

Ep 65 - Nosey Out

The lads spent the weekend on an inflatable boat and though the world knows all about it because of Instagram they both felt obliged to mention it on the podcast too because it was so unreal. Also, their best friend Paul won a BAFTA and this also gets a mention in the catchup. For this weeks episode Kevin and PJ answer questions submitted by the listeners and though he's spoken about working on board a cruise ship a million times before Kevin spills the tea on one of the most chaotic moments he had whilst on board the 'giant shopping centre on water'. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/06/2157m 17s

Ep 64 - Masc4Masc

It’s Pride month and the weather is stunning and corporations are jumping on the performative allyship bandwagon once again and saying they love the gays and are calling us queens which leads the lads to deliver a v important PSA; stop calling gay people 'queen' immediately.The lads also talk about their tv debut and Kevin discloses his iconic skincare hack for a glowing complexion and then the pair turn their attention to the theme for this week which is toxic masculinity. From lads shadowboxing in the gym in between sets to not being able to open up about how they’re feeling, PJ and Kevin discuss just how chaotic (and damaging) this behaviour can be. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/06/211h 4m

Ep 63 - Nah I'm Dead

TW // deathNature is healing as the lads celebrate their first proper hangover in what feels like forever. And because they were dying all day Sunday the lads thought it was only fitting to choose death as the theme this week. From planning their own funerals to writing their own wills and choosing what they’d like to be reincarnated as, the pair are well and truly ready for when the grim reaper pays a visit in her cinched black corset and thigh high boots. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/05/2158m 22s

Ep 62 - Club. Nother Club. Nother Club. No Sleep.

The lads are still on a high from their first episode back and their week was made all the more enjoyable by the talented piano player next door. The joy didn’t last long however as they discovered that J*mes C*rdon would be part of the much anticipated Friends reunion. The theme this week is queer nightlife and the lads talk about the significance of queer spaces for LGBTQ people, their fave gay clubs to frequent and etiquette for cis-hetero people who want in on the fun including a lengthy list of songs you should never under any circumstances request from a DJ at a gay bar. Or any bar for that matter. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/05/211h 2m

Ep 61 - Werk the House Down Boots

The lads are back with season 5 and they promise it's going to be the biggest skittybang of a season to date. They catch up on what they got up to during their break; Kevin turned 28 and got a 'no junkmail' sign for the letterbox and PJ died his hair green and got a new personality. Then prompted by their iconic new season promo video in which they skydive from a plane at 11,500 feet in the air they talk about other items on their bucket list. From slapping childhood bullies to being taught how to salsa by a sexy fella in South America, the boys want to do it all (except run a marathon because like what a trek). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/05/211h 4m

Ep 60 - Werk Mama

The lads decide to finish off the season in the most wholesome way possible by having the iconic duo Nuala and Phil on for the chats and they do not disappoint. The conversation starts off with the mammies talking about their love for the podcast and becoming accidental influencers and how they’d love a few free bits from Lancôme and Dermalogica 👀They are then tested on their knowledge of gay slang and the lads are gooped and gagged by how much their mams know....Yasss Qweens!If you’re craving more content then check out the Patreon https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/01/211h 2m

Ep 59 - Long Hair Don't Care

January isn’t even over and we’ve already received one of the hottest headlines to ever grace a tabloid paper; ‘PJ Kirby Is Growing The Gruaig’ and of course Kevin doesn’t waste the opportunity to rip the piss out of him for it. And then because the lads are admittedly ‘scraping the barrel’ they open up the episode to questions submitted by listeners. It turns out to be an incredibly candid episode with the boys telling us about some of the major fights they’ve had, stealing granola from landladies and a detailed description of a chaotic anniversary tarpaulin. Also Joe Wicks’ fart gets a mention. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/01/211h 6m

Ep 58 - Call Of Beauty

2021 is off to a chaotic start and in Kevin’s words has almost felt like a ‘fever dream’. From right-wing terrorists storming The Capitol to white gays sinking a cruise ship in Puerto Vallarta, it seems like 2021 has simply switched wigs with 2020 and the lads can't cope. The theme for this week is beauty and grooming and the boys finally drop that skin-care regime because we know you’ve been gagging to know the secret behind the glow. They talk about the pressure of being well-groomed as gay men and how some hetero Irish lads get away with murder and they also read out some horror stories in a section they’ve aptly named Beautiful Disasters. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/01/211h 8m

Ep 57 - A Queer Old Year

2020 is finally over and the lads couldn’t be more obsessed. But what exactly have they learned about themselves in the most chaotic year they’ve ever lived through? The boys start by reflecting on their resolutions from last year which are all laughable really but there is something to be said for Kevin’s prediction that it wasn’t going to be his year. They then recount the most implicitly queer moments of 2020; instances you didn’t know were très gay at first glance, but upon further reflection were actually as gay as a bottle of Super Rush in a young twink's spray-on Topman skinny jeans' pocket or PJ choosing a Prada clutch as his luxury item in a zombie apocalypse. Here's to a stunning 2021 girlies! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/01/211h 6m

Ep 56 - Make The Yuletide Gay

It’s the Christmas special nobody asked for but you’re getting anyway and what better way to spread some festive cheer than with some minimalist metallic nails that PJ got done in a fancy nail gaf in Soho. The lads waste no time and get straight into discussing iconic Christmas movies, gay gifts they wish they’d have had the courage to ask for when they were younger and the origins of Santa Claus, who we learn came from very humble beginnings in the country that is now Turkey but God knows what it was called at the time as PJ only watched snippets of a 15 minute video on Youtube. Happy Christmas Girlies! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/12/2056m 31s

Ep 55 - Finbarry's Tea

It’s been an eventful week in the girlie’s gaf with Kevin ordering an antenna for the tv which means he can finally catch up on watching Tipping Point and The Chase, though PJ argues that The Cube is actually superior to both. Then they tackle the theme for this week which is unpopular opinions, prompted by PJ disclosing earlier in the week that he thinks some babies are ugly, a sentiment which Kevin disagrees with vehemently. They share their own unpopular opinions (which results in a fight over the name Finbarr) and give their take on some of the chaotic unpopular opinions sent in by listeners. One listener chimed in to say they think the phrase chaotic is overused which we think is chaotic. Sorry not sorry. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/12/201h

Ep 54 - Nouveau Riche

2020 has been a year of unexpected events but one thing we never could have predicted was Kevin going viral over a Percy Pig tweet. The lads discuss the pig pandemonium and the hype of last week’s toy show before addressing the theme for this week which is money. They talk money troubles, being poor paupers when first moving to London and panicking every time they had to pay for their grocery shopping, chaotic money splurges and the supposed greatest investment made by any child born in the 90's; the infamous Beanie Baby. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/12/2058m 53s

Ep 53 - Capital Rude

In this episode the lads discuss PJ serving a look with his new pearl necklace which has left Dot Cotton off Corrie shaking and also leads them to talk about Harry Styles’ recent Vogue cover. The lads then explore going with your gut and making decisions in an age where we are overwhelmed with options which leads to choice paralysis which is PJ's favourite term ever. Then, to make the episode more fully-rounded and because they’re in the mood to have a skit, they play a game of ‘Would You Rather’ and the girlies did not disappoint with the chaotic submissions. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/11/201h

Ep 52 - Two Gays Walk into a Bar

Christmas is fast approaching and as the festive season is known as being a period of overindulgence and drinking loads, the lads decide to dedicate an entire episode to alcohol. The Irish have a reputation for being fond of the drink and Kevin and PJ look into this stereotype and discuss whether it applies to them or not. They recall their first experiences drinking alcohol, determine what your choice of drink says about you (for them their go to is a gin and slim tonic which implies that they’re both raging homosexuals much to everyone’s surprise) and give a definitive list of top tier hangover munch.If you are concerned about your own or a loved one’s drinking head to https://www.drinkaware.ie/support-services for further information and a list of support services in Ireland.Link to our iconic hoodies: https://everpress.com/im-grand-mam-hoodie Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/11/201h 3m

Ep 51 - GAA(y)

It’s only November but the lads don’t have a whole lot to be looking forward to so they start discussing the Christmas adverts that have already made an appearance on tv screens. They then turn their attention to sport and the relationship LGBTQ+ people have with sport and some of the queer trailblazers who’ve paved the way on the pitch. They also give their hot takes on chaotic PE teachers, rank the gayest sports in existence and do an interview with Luke Nolan, one of the co-founders of Na Gaeil Aeracha (IG: @rainbowgaels), Ireland’s first explicitly queer-inclusive GAA team - we love to see it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/11/201h

Ep 50 - Golden Gays

It’s the first week of the second lockdown but the lads are in flying form as they’re celebrating their fiftieth episode. However, they very nearly didn’t make it this far as we learn from a chaotic voice note which Kevin sent PJ after they released the very first episode. They take a look back at previous episodes and talk about their fave moments from I’m Grand Mam to date and play messages from listeners all over the world sharing why they tune in every week. They then reveal gifts they got for each other to commemorate the occasion. Pop the prosecco and take out the telescopes girlies, it’s time to celebrate. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/11/2055m 51s

Ep 49 - It's The Smell For Me

Kevin and PJ are happy to report back that following last weeks brief rendezvous with a ouija board that they haven’t had any further encounters with chaotic spirits. They discuss the closure of the iconic middle aisle in Lidl and Aldi and prompted by a challenge on The Glow Up (which Kevin is obsessed with btw), they explore fears and phobias. From dreading car journeys with their friends’ dads when they were young to having to repeat a supposedly funny story to a randomer, the lads tackle their fears head on. But will PJ be able to face his greatest fear of all? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/11/201h 3m

Ep 48 - A Stunning, Spooky Séance

The lads start off by reacting to the news that Pope Francis is a huge fan of the podcast and has decided to back same-sex civil unions - work papa! Then, prompted by an ick thread on twitter, Kevin and PJ give an account of things that give them the ick. Hufflepuff gays you’ve been warned.Then, as it’s Halloween, the lads have chosen crossing-over as the theme for the week and attempt to have a skit with a few spirits by using a Ouija board. Cue chaos. Though they were hoping to make a connection with the likes of Lady Diana and Fungie, they actually end up having an ethereal encounter with the Michael Collins magnet on their fridge.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/10/201h 4m

Ep 47 - Arty Farty

The boys haven’t seen much of each other this week which Kevin thinks is a good thing as absence makes the heart grow fonder and it means they’ve loads of catching up to do. Kevin tells us about a recent traumatic run where he popped the bubble in his Air Max runners and PJ shares an encounter he had with a woman who was pure hungry so he got her a fry up. Then prompted by Fatima looking to retrain in cyber security and Rishi being annoying, the lads turn their attention to the arts and discuss how important it is in our lives. From dates at the Tate to getting locked at the theatre, life on Earth sans art would just be ‘eh’. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/10/2057m 24s

Ep 46 - Soggy Bottoms

This week the boys start off by revealing the results of the poll they did to see who opens the window before a shower and who opens it afterwards and it’s fair to say Kevin is raging. They also detail a recent fight they had which they had to overcome quite quickly as they were being interviewed by the iconic Miriam O’ Callaghan the next morning. Then to lighten the mood and in an effort to lift the listener’s and their own spirits, the lads read out some anonymous confessions and are left shaking. There’s some good, some bad and some that are just downright chaotic. And that’s clickbait girlies x Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/10/2055m 55s

Ep 45 - Yeah, But Is It French?

A local cat has gone missing in the area so Kevin and PJ start off by making an appeal to the public for the misplaced kitty. This leads to the pair uncovering some of their most irrational fears surrounding going missing or being kidnapped. They then turn their attention to iconic duos and for once and for all disclose the full details about how they met and became friends when they were both young closeted twinks with dodgy quiffs. They also talk about other iconic duos that have made a massive impact on their lives such as a packet of Chipstix with a can of Club Orange. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/10/2059m 47s

Ep 44 - Tents, Tents, Tents Across The Board

No one could have predicted this year to turn out the way it has, not even Rosemary the psychic from episode 23 knew how chaotic it was going to be. To ensure they’re well equipped to withstand any more extreme occurrences 2020 has to throw at them such as a zombie apocalypse or Mr Brightside reentering the charts, Kevin and PJ take to a tent to test their survival skills. Will PJ’s history with the scouts give him an upper hand in the wild? Will sudocreme prove to be a shrewd choice of luxury item for Kevin? Will they even last the night? It’s all v in tents girlies. G'wan, have a lamp off the Patreon https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/09/2055m 12s

Ep 43 - Off The Rails

It’s fashion. This weeks episode is prompted by the lads taking part in Second Hand September in a bid to cut down on their fast fashion consumption. They talk about previous fashion faux pas they’ve committed, the chaos of the modelling industry and ANTM and their fave bops for when they're living their best Naomi Campbell fantasy on the runway (walk from the bus stop home.)G'wan, have a lamp off the Patreon https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/09/2056m 32s

Ep 42 - Transition Year Made Me Gay

It’s been a week of chaotic headlines so Kevin and PJ waste no time getting stuck in and giving their hot takes on gender reveal parties, sniffing soldiers and old fellas bringing alarm clocks to their local.The lads then turn their attention to the queerest year in the Irish education system; Transition Year. From school musicals where Kevin downplayed Alexandra Burke’s Bad Boys choreography and PJ gave a questionable rendition of Careless Whisper, to living their bad bitch CEO Dragons Den fantasy with the mini-company, TY truly was the year the gays thrived. If you did Transition Year you’re gay now, we don’t make the rules.G'wan, have a lamp off the Patreon https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/09/2058m 42s

Ep 41 - Mwah Mwah Bisous

The wait is over girlies and the boys are back and are ready to have a skittybang with season 4. Firstly, there’s a whole lot of catching up to do as the lads have been v busy during the hiatus getting scammed by people on Gumtree and falling in love with every Deliveroo driver to ever ride a bike around Cork City. They talk about the importance of taking a break, things that should take a break and the most iconic Take A Break headlines to ever grace the pages of the chaotic magazine.They’ve also started a Patreon for the girlies who just can’t get enough and you can become part of the community at https://www.patreon.com/imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/09/2058m 24s

Ep 40 - Spongebob Queerpants

It’s extremely hot but the lads can’t even open the window in the kitchen whilst recording as their neighbours are being pure noisy. The lads kick things off by discussing Britney’s chaotic Pride address to her friends ‘at the LGBTQ’. Then prompted by the revelation that Spongebob Squarepants is an absorbent and yellow and porous gay icon, they turn their attention to LGBTQ+ representation in tv and film. Happy Pride girlies! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/06/201h 7m

Ep 39 - Daddy's Girlies

We all know how obsessed the lads are with their mams and they’re forever going on about them but in honour of Father’s Day the lads turn their attention to their dads. They speak about feeling pure awkward around their dads when they were younger watching matches on tv that they had no interest in, the struggle of having their dads help them with their homework bits and their dads being allies. They also wish a happy Fathers Day to some of the other zaddies in the world and read out some stories from listeners about how their iconic dads showed up for the LGBTQ+ community. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/06/201h 6m

Ep 38 - D-N-GAY

The lads kick things off by expressing their infatuation with the latest iconic figure to take the gay scene by storm; PJ’s 3 year old niece Tess. Then the lads begin chatting about genetic bits as they were sent DNA kits that they had to spit into and send away but they’re a small bit up to 90 because they didn’t really read the final print so they’re afraid they could be cloned but they also think that could be kind of glam to have gorgey gay clones of themselves. The conversation then turns to twins, rollercoasters and PJ getting botox as his skin is pure old.Direct Provision Donation girlies: https://www.instagram.com/dpdonations/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/06/201h 2m

Ep 37 - I’d Like to Speak to the Manager of Systemic Racism Please

This week the lads have had their first troll and are absolutely revelling in it because they feel like this means that they’ve truly made it. They then discuss the chaotic art of pebble-dashing before turning their attention to the #BlackLivesMatter movement. We now know it is not enough to not be a racist; we all have a duty to actively be anti-racist and as the lads were not sure where to start with their allyship, they share the tips of some of their fave iconic black people to help get the ball rolling. Split Your Donations Between Organisations Fighting for Racial Justice: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ab_mn?refcode=insta Box’d Out Podcast by Amanda Adé:https://open.spotify.com/episode/5V8ak2zR6MkBY9K49jRxwM?si=cchA0ao2Qe2j8qCuxW5Pqg Black Trans Activist Munroe Bergdorf: https://www.instagram.com/munroebergdorf/?igshid=1nufsy4hz8oisBrian O’ Flynn Anti-Racism Letter Template to Irish TDs:https://medium.com/@brianoflynn167/anti-racism-letter-to-irish-tds-ce6a0904ee38 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/06/2054m 25s

Ep 36 - Girlies vs Mammies

Because the lads are weak for Lady Gaga’s new bop with Ariana Grande, they turn their attention to fandoms and ask what makes people so obsessed with celebrities. They discuss things they themselves used to be obsessed with it, try and guess the different names for different fandoms and for once and for all try and settle the score on whether I’m Grand Mam fans should be known as girlies or mammies. Kinda love both tbh. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/05/201h 7m

Ep 35 - I'm Not Grand Mam

The theme for this years #mentalhealthawarenessweek is kindness and though the lads are fairly good at being nice to others and being everyone’s biggest hype girlies, sometimes being kind to themselves doesn’t come as easy. To try and get better at this they call on the help of behavioural change specialist and full-time glam bitch Shahroo Izadi (IG: @shahroo_izadi) who is also the author of ‘The Kindness Method’, a book which details a new approach to driving positive change by being more sound to yourself. Also of course Kevin couldn’t let the episode go by without a mention of last weeks guest.Samaritans Helpline in Ireland and UK: 116 123.Aware Helpline Ireland: 1800 80 48 48Mind Helpline UK: 0300 123 3393I'm Grand Mam T-shirts: https://everpress.com/im-grand-mam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/05/201h 4m

Ep 34 - Connell Me By Your Name: An Interview with Paul Mescal

This week the lads are joined by the star of the hit tv series Normal People; the ride that is Paul Mescal and everyone is up to ninety. They discuss how he is handling his newfound fame and all the attention from the gays and the girlies, get him to read some filthy thirst tweets, chat about living up to the expectations of a character from one of the most adored novel’s of our generation and basically just spend the entire episode fawning over him because he is so fecking lovely. Paul being on the show is proof that if you put something out in the universe and speak about it often enough then it just might come true and the lads are WEAK. Contains some spoilers girlies (sorry not sorry) and also the sound quality may not be as fab as usual as it was recorded over Zoom because isolation obvs. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/05/201h 15m

Ep 33 - It's My Birthday I'll Be Gay If I Want To

It’s Kevin’s birthday this week and all the girlies are invited. PJ fills us in on the surprise virtual party he organised for his bff which featured a talent competition made up of Kevin’s friends, family and a flautist. They then discuss birthdays when they were younger and the lengths they would go to in order to try and secure a spot at the popular parties. They rate the different types of parties they used to attend and express their longing for party bags to make a comeback because they used to be weak for them. Also, the Mam Knows Best section receives a makeover. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/05/2052m 23s

Ep 32 - Liar, Liar, Jockstrap On Fire

Prompted by Trump’s truly chaotic suggestion of injecting disinfectant into the body to help combat Coronavirus (like what the absolute heck?), the lads explore the medium of fake news and how destructive it can be when it gets into the hands of an Irish mammy via Whatsapp. They reflect on rumours that were spread about them when they were growing up as well as admitting to spreading their fair share of rumours for the skit and they couldn’t let the episode go by without giving a mention to the lies told to us by our own mams. Also, Paul Mescal. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/05/2052m 55s

Ep 31 - Bless Me Daddy For I Have Sinned

As we have more time with our thoughts these days, people are letting their conscience get the better of them and are feeling guilty for past misdemeanours. Fortunately, Kevin and PJ are here to absolve you from your sins. The lads trace the origin of the 7 Deadly Sins and question why wanting to get the ride, taking a nap or having a bowl of cereal bigger than the 30g recommended serving suggestion could be perceived as evil. They listen to some chaotic confessions made by listeners and give their take on what the penance should be and also talk about how allergic they are to the 5k challenge and come up with a less taxing assignment of their own.Samaritans Helpline in Ireland and UK: 116 123. Call for free at any time, day or night. Take a look at their website www.samaritans.org for further resources that might be helpful during the Covid-19 pandemic. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/04/201h 5m

Ep 30 - Bottomless Samosas

Have you already planned what you’re going to do when this is all over? Well the lads have and start the episode by letting you in on their ideal post-quar day and alcohol and boys feature heavily. They also answer some questions that the girlies have asked over on Instagram so stay tuned to find out things you’ve been dying to know like the lads’ skincare regime and the stories behind their chaotic tattoos. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/04/2055m 8s

Ep 29 - Dancing Queens

Day 356 of quarantine and the lads have nothing going on in their lives so they spend the first 10 minutes of the episode discussing soup. They reminisce on fonder times when they were sexually active and as it’s Easter Sunday they debate whether chocolate is better than sex. They then delve into the world of dance and discuss what made them start dancing in the first place, the industry’s imperfections and reveal the identity of the elusive 6’4 gay dancing cat in the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/04/201h

Ep 28 - ConNEEEEECCKKKted

As we find ourselves forced to find alternate means of staying in touch, the lads trace their early experiences of making connections; from pretending to be popular to penpals to sieving through the sea of randomers’ willies on Chat Roulette and Omegle. PJ also shares his tips and tricks for maintaining a wholesome and healthy relationship with his fella and how they make long-distance work for them. Kevin doesn’t have a boyf so can’t offer advice but he does have his gruelling isolation schedule unwillingly revealed so stay tuned to find out what it is. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/04/201h 3m

Ep 27 - Up(skill) To 90

We’re all stuck inside the gaf but instead of wallowing in self-pity and allowing the existential dread to kick in the lads turn their attention to what they plan on doing with their free time. Prompted by everyone doing all the baking bits and putting up pictures of gorgey banana breads on Instagram, the lads put together a list of new skills that they want to master over the coming weeks. They also take a look back at different hobbies they had growing up but fell out of love with because they didn’t excel at them and as gay men they never settle for mediocrity.Produced by Factory Studios http://www.factory.uk.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/03/201h

Ep 26 - Peak Mammy Behaviour

It’s Mother’s Day so in this episode the lads pay homage to mammies everywhere and celebrate their iconic ways. Prompted by a video of Kevin’s mam blessing his sister’s car with holy water the lads ask for submissions from listeners of examples of peak mammy behaviour and the girlies don’t disappoint. The boys also take you through their A-Z of being an Irish mammy and also talk about ski bits.Produced by Factory Studios http://www.factory.uk.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/03/2045m 25s

Ep 25 - Reeling in the Queers

St Patrick’s Day is fast approaching and though the parades have been cancelled across Ireland the boys are still celebrating with a special episode about the history of Ireland. Unfortunately, neither of the lads have opened a history book since the Junior Cert so their knowledge is definitely a bit rusty but at least they’re passionate. Were all the Vikings rides? Why was Oliver Cromwell so lousy? Is the potato the most versatile vegetable going? Stay tuned to find out.Produced by Factory Studios http://www.factory.uk.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/03/2048m 4s

Ep 24 - Rent Boys

Prompted by the fact that everyone's allergic to the proposed plans to raise the rent of on-campus accommodation for students in several universities across Ireland, the boys decide to discuss their own past experiences with trying to find the perfect, glam gaf. They dish the dirt on previous housemates who they couldn't cope with, talk about landlords who were pure snakes and PJ also reveals a struggle that most Irish men have to come to terms with when they move away from home; how the heck do you work a washing machine?Produced by Factory Studios http://www.factory.uk.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/03/2046m 20s

Ep 23 - Charlie’s Angelic Intuitive

It’s I’m Grand Mam’s first birthday and everyone’s invited to join Kevin and PJ in celebrating a year of having an absolute skittybang. Because the boys could not have anticipated everything that happened with the podcast over the last 12 months, they decide to call upon the powers of the angelic intuitive and tarot reader Rosemary Gallagher (IG: @Rosemary_tarot) to give them an insight on what’s to come in the future. Is success written in the stars for the boys? Will Kevin ever find a fella? Will Rihanna ever drop a new album? All will be revealed…Produced by Factory Studios http://www.factory.uk.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/03/2059m 25s

Ep 22 - M.U.Amen

It’s Lent and though we know the lads don’t know a whole lot about Jesus and stuff they still try and suss out what happened in the desert for the 40 days and 40 nights. Naturally, Pancake Tuesday also gets a mention and the lads talk about their vices and what they’d like to cut out of their lives if they could be bothered.Produced by Factory Studios http://www.factory.uk.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/02/2046m 0s

Ep 21 - Back from Hibergaytion

The boys are back and better than ever and girlies you’re in for a treat. You’ll notice a difference in the quality of sound and no it’s not because Kevin has sorted out his lisp; the boys are now recording from the podcast lounge at Factory Studios on Oxford Street - ABSOLUTE NOTIONS! Once they get over the excitement of their new glam surroundings they turn their attention towards Valentines and discuss secret admirers, love languages and the levels of extra they’re willing to go to in order to win over a fella. Produced by Factory Studios http://www.factory.uk.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/02/2045m 34s

Ep 20 - Happy New Queer

It's the first episode of 2020 so the lads decide to let you in on a few of the goals they've set for the year ahead. They also run through a list of what sent them the most in the last twelve months and what can stay in 2019, whilst also disclosing what they'd like to see more of in the year ahead. They also fill you in on how they got on at home over the holidays and do an ASMR-esque review of the Butler's chocolates PJ's mam got for Christmas. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/01/2056m 25s

Ep 19 - Camp as Christmas

Mulled wine at the ready girls because this weeks episode is the Christmas special you’ve all been waiting for. The lads discuss their favourite festive bops, haphazardly piece together the deets surrounding the birth of Our Lord and ask why the shopping centre Santa spoke in a Cork accent. Happy Christmas girlies x Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/1957m 58s

Ep 18 - Mad for the Cork

Grab your dog and your ruby slippers because in this weeks episode the lads put Dorothy’s ‘There’s no place like home’ theory to the test. The boys tell us all the things they love about their hometown, give a lesson in Cork slang (which they know you’ll be WEAK for) and discuss the perils of taking nudes in your childhood bedroom. ‘Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in London anymore.’ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/12/1948m 35s

Ep 17 - Department of Edugaytion

In this episode the lads are going back to school and Kevin is weak cause he’s a pure nerd. They talk about making loads of money on your communion and confirmation, having to wear manky uniforms, having school crushes and discuss the iconic discography that formulated the soundtrack to everyone’s primary school life; Alive-O bops. The new series of I’m A Celeb also gets a mention and the lads also have exciting news about live dates and merch (see link below)!https://linktr.ee/Imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/11/1945m 19s

Ep 16 - 40 Winks

*yawns* As a fatigued Anastacia once said ‘I’m sick and tired of always being sick and tired.’ In this episode the lads talk about the fact that no one is getting any sleep at the moment and how as a result everyone looks bate and there’s nothing anyone can do about it because mercury is hanging around in retrograde like a bad smell. They talk about nightmares that haunted them in their childhood, how to combat exhaustion as a busy gay man in London and they also rank their favourite type of naps. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/11/1947m 52s

Ep 15 - Boo B!tch

It’s Halloween so in this episode the lads talk all things scary (but nothing too scary as Kevin really doesn’t like scary movies). The lads discuss iconic costumes, going egging and Ouija board bits. Also, like episode five in the first season, the lads take the opportunity to answer some questions that have been submitted so have a listen to find out things you’ve always wanted to know about the boys like if they could be any Pokémon what one would they be. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/10/1947m 25s

Ep 14 - Let's Get Sickening

In this episode the lads talk all about ailments and afflictions. PJ shares his secret sick routine that he would perform the mornings when he didn’t want to go in to school and Kevin tells us how he pretended to be feeling just fine when he was under the weather as he couldn’t think of anything worse than going on the hop. They also couldn’t let the episode go by without discussing/reveling in the biggest scandal of the century. It’s….....Rebekah Vardy’s account. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/10/1947m 23s

Ep 13 - Britney Spears and Garden Shears

In this weeks episode the lads take it back to when the craic was 90. Prompted by Kevin’s recent appearance on the iconic Supermarket Sweep they discuss the recent trend of everything making a comeback. Join the boys as they take a trip down memory lane and share what they think should also be making a revival in 2019 and what should definitely stay in the past because it sends them. Will episode 13 prove to be a lucky number for the boys or will the magpies they failed to salute in their lives to date have something else to say about it?  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/09/1946m 37s

Ep 12 - Social Mediyaaas

In this week’s episode the lads trace social media back to its humble beginnings; from having to connect to the internet via the phone line to send a few brazen messages on MSN after school way back when to nowadays where we obsess over what caption we choose to go with our fresh photos with the bomb lighting. They also follow up on PJ’s theory about ice-cream men from the last episode and Kevin reveals why he’s going to be doing a lot of riding from now on. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/09/1944m 39s

Ep 11 - Hot Girl Summer Hiatus

The boys are back and are more of a skit than ever! First they catch you up on what's been happening over the course of their summer hiatus and teach you some of their new vocab so you can understand what exactly they're going on about. Then, prompted by Normani's latest single 'Motivation', they delve into the world of iconic music videos and try to determine how a pop princess achieves gay icon status and assess whether K-pop artists are truly happy or are actually robots/holograms incapable of feeling emotion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/09/1940m 18s

Ep 10 - Lettuce Guacamole Bacon Tomato

It's the season finale and the lads start off by taking a look back at their work to date and talk about their favourite episodes and discuss whether they feel they've delivered on what they promised in the first episode (hint: they haven't). Also in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots the lads talk all about Pride and how it means so much more to them than an artisanal meal deal sandwich in a rainbow coloured box. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @Imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/06/1939m 5s

Ep 09 - Ho(e)mos

In this NSFW episode the lads talk all about sex but really don't end up doing a whole load of talking about sex at all because they're half mortified and also their mammies are listening and also they are very sexually inactive as PJ is in a long distance relationship and Kevin is forever alone. They talk about sex education in schools, upholding their reputations as masc dom tops and the episode also includes a not at all arousing reading from a renowned erotic novel. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/06/1937m 26s

Ep 08 - Summer Holigays

In this episode the lads talk all about summer; the time of year when gays everywhere level up and strip down to their aussieBum speedos, bleach their hair and drink tins of gin and slimline tonic in the park whilst listening to Carly Rae Jepsen. Kevin and PJ recount tales from family holidays abroad when they were young, share their top tips for making the most of PRIDE season and discuss the perils of commuting via the central line when the weather's only unreal. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @imgrandmam  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/06/1936m 1s

Ep 07 - Do You Even Lift Sis?

It’s no secret that Kevin and PJ are absolute visions of health and so this week the lads share all their tips and tricks so that you too can become a fitness influencer just like them. They also discuss what gets on their tits when on the gym floor, ultimate workout bops and their favourite yoga positions – Namaslay sis! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/05/1936m 8s

Ep 06 - Gay for Pay

In this weeks episode the lads felt inspired by all the iconic gay bops containing the word 'work'. They talk all about employment and previous jobs they've had and tear apart the notion that if you find a job you love you'll never have to work a day in your life (lies).   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/1935m 29s

Ep 05 - Q&Gay

It's Easter Sunday and it's fairly obvious that the lads haven't been to mass in a hot minute as their knowledge of the resurrection is questionable to say the least. But who needs to know about Jesus and stuff when there's more pressing issues at hand like who should play the next James Bond and what hobbies do their mams have. All will be revealed in this episode as the lads answer these questions and a holy host of other que(e)ries that you've been gagging to know the answer to. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/04/1934m 18s

Ep 04 - Tinder Loving Care

In this episode Kevin and PJ talk about dating and the pros and cons of being able to select from eligible bachelors at the swipe of a finger. They rate Kevin's Tinder game and discuss what they look for in potential suitors and PJ tells us how he copes with being in a long distance relationship. The boys also reveal who their favourite Disney princess is.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/04/1934m 13s

Ep 03 - 'My Dad's a Pint and my Mam's a Packet of Tayto'

In this episode the lads recount how they felt when they first moved away from home and talk about the newfound sense of pride that accompanies being an Irish expat abroad. This episode also features excerpts from other Irish expats who tell us some of their favourite Irish mammy quotes.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/03/1936m 33s

Ep 02 - Silk Scarves and Spice Girls

In this episode the lads share their coming out stories and recount red flags from their childhood and teenage years which signaled that they were slightly different to all the other boys. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/03/1935m 38s

Ep 01 - The Pilot

In this inaugural episode PJ and Kevin get to grips with using a microphone they bought from Amazon Prime the day previous and ask themselves whether it was even a good idea to start a podcast in the first place. They also talk about what to expect from episodes to come and reveal their lack of knowledge when it comes to the royal family and co-parenting for the first time.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @imgrandmam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/02/1931m 26s
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