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Hosted by Emma and Jake Desouza - follow their musings from the island of Ireland on life, politics, art, culture, history, and more. With insight and analysis from Jake, a musician and artist from Los Angels, who moved to Northern Ireland only to find himself metamorphosised into an over-night rights campaigner when he married his Irish better half Emma. Together they discuss and analyse a wide variety of topics every week, spanning from the island of Ireland to well beyond.Please consider supporting their efforts to maintain production costs by becoming a patron on Patreon, and receive all kinds of exclusive goodies and content monthly - patreon.com/HollywoodToHolywood

Hosted by Emma and Jake Desouza - follow their musings from the island of Ireland on life, politics, art, culture, history, and more. With insight and analysis from Jake, a musician and artist from Los Angels, who moved to Northern Ireland only to find himself metamorphosised into an over-night rights campaigner when he married his Irish better half Emma. Together they discuss and analyse a wide variety of topics every week, spanning from the island of Ireland to well beyond.Please consider supporting their efforts to maintain production costs by becoming a patron on Patreon, and receive all kinds of exclusive goodies and content monthly - patreon.com/HollywoodToHolywood

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Hosted by Emma and Jake Desouza - follow their musings from the island of Ireland on life, politics, art, culture, history, and more. With insight and analysis from Jake, a musician and artist from Los Angels, who moved to Northern Ireland only to find himself metamorphosised into an over-night rights campaigner when he married his Irish better half Emma. Together they discuss and analyse a wide variety of topics every week, spanning from the island of Ireland to well beyond.Please consider supporting their efforts to maintain production costs by becoming a patron on Patreon, and receive all kinds of exclusive goodies and content monthly - patreon.com/HollywoodToHolywood

Language:

English

Contact:

07575078987


Episodes

Hollywood To Holywood - Episode 10 (Ulterior Motives)

2/11/2021
Welcome to our tenth episode of the Hollywood to Holywood podcast! There are few as skilled in the art of whataboutery as those who’ve made a career of it as Northern Irish political representatives. In today’s episode, we’ll be taking a look at the issues inherent when political representatives fail their communities in order to preserve the archaic status quo they rely on. We’ll also be discussing recent political and social changes in Northern Ireland, and examining both their causes and...

Duration:00:38:19

Hollywood To Holywood - Episode 9 (AI Technology)

1/17/2021
Welcome to our ninth episode of the Hollywood to Holywood podcast! In this belated and well-overdue episode, we will be discussing the role that artificial intelligence plays in politics, and in everyone's day-to-day lives. We'll be exploring some of the various upsides and downsides of life during the rise of the machines, and what we as a society can do to avoid being made redundant by Skynet. Hosted by Emma and Jake DeSouza, follow their musings from the island of Ireland on life,...

Duration:00:19:39

Hollywood To Holywood - Episode 8 (Blissful Ignorance)

12/10/2020
Welcome to our eighth episode of the Hollywood to Holywood podcast! In this episode we will be delving into the subject of ignorance, specifically the lack of knowledge and awareness of all things Northern Ireland. From the benign to the malevolent, the incidental to the intentional, ignorance takes many forms. We're all guilty of it to some extent, but few regions possess a history so entwined with the phenomenon as our wee chunk of land. Hosted by Emma and Jake DeSouza, follow their...

Duration:00:26:45

Hollywood To Holywood - Episode 7 (Political Ideologies)

11/18/2020
Welcome to our seventh episode of the Hollywood to Holywood podcast! In this episode we tackle the subject of political ideologies. This complex combination of values and beliefs is at the heart of politics and life as we know it in Northern Ireland. Every society contains a varied mix of belief systems and political ideologies but in Northern Ireland it can often seem like there are only two options- unionist and nationalist, 'ussens vs themmuns'. We discuss why this region continues to be...

Duration:00:45:03

Hollywood To Holywood - Episode 6 (Halloween Special)

10/29/2020
Welcome to our sixth episode of the Hollywood to Holywood podcast! In this fun Halloween special, we'll be chatting all-things spooky season! From cultural traditions to our favorite scary movies (we focus a bit more on the latter), this instalment goes perfectly with a pumpkin-spice latte. Hosted by Emma and Jake DeSouza, follow their musings from the island of Ireland on life, politics, art, culture, history, and more. With insight and analysis from Jake, a musician and artist from Los...

Duration:01:05:11

Hollywood To Holywood - Episode 5 (Lockdown 2020)

10/14/2020
Welcome to our fifth episode of the Hollywood to Holywood podcast! In this instalment, we'll be diving into the subject of lockdown, how it has impacted us and the rest of the community, and the lengths we go to entertain ourselves while cooped up for months on end. At the bottom of the show notes you'll find a fairly comprehensive list of movies and tv shows which we indulged in during our many nights in, some less-than-proud choices included, but also with the exclusion of a few titles a...

Duration:01:02:16

Hollywood To Holywood - Episode 4 (Culture Shock)

9/25/2020
Welcome to our fourth episode of the Hollywood to Holywood podcast! In this instalment, we'll be discussing the subtle and defined cultural differences between the lifestyles of those hailing from Los Angeles and Northern Ireland, as well as the impact switching things up can have on someone leaving California for a new life in Belfast. Everything from public transport to live music, snacks to slang - tune in this week for some literal and figurative food for thought! Hosted by Emma and...

Duration:00:53:08

Hollywood To Holywood - Episode 3 (Political Accountability)

9/7/2020
Welcome to our third episode of the Hollywood to Holywood podcast! In this instalment, we'll be discussing the concept of political accountability, and its elusive nature in the context of many of Northern Ireland's public representatives. We'll be picking apart various examples, both notable recent instances of flagrant disregard for the COVID lockdown rules we've all become all to familiar with of late, as well as some shocking blasts from the past. So saddle up and take a ride with us...

Duration:00:22:23

Hollywood To Holywood - Episode 2 (The Good Friday Agreement)

8/23/2020
Welcome to our second episode of the Hollywood to Holywood podcast! In this instalment, we'll be discussing The Good Friday Agreement - a unique international peace accord binding the two nations of Ireland and the United Kingdom, with the addition of the United States acting as a third co-guarantor. We'll be going into detail about the rights and entitlements afforded by the treaty, the impact they have on Northern Irish society, and the difficulties and challenges forced upon citizens when...

Duration:00:31:06

Hollywood To Holywood - Episode 1 (Formative Years)

8/8/2020
Welcome to the introductory episode of the Hollywood To Holywood podcast! In this very first discussion, we'll be examining the subject of formative years, and how experiences may both correlate and differ when comparing coming of age in Los Angeles to growing up in Northern Ireland. Hosted by Emma and Jake Desouza, follow their musings from the island of Ireland on life, politics, art, culture, history, and more. With insight and analysis from Jake, a musician and artist from Los Angels,...

Duration:01:06:52