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An interesting person tells us about a piece of pop culture that was important to them as a child.

An interesting person tells us about a piece of pop culture that was important to them as a child.
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Ireland

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An interesting person tells us about a piece of pop culture that was important to them as a child.

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English


Episodes

55 | Gilmore Girls with Ruth Hunter

7/19/2018
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Comedian Ruth Hunter joins Alan and Ellen to talk about Gilmore Girls. We talk about all aspects of all the seasons so there are tons of spoilers. You have been warned. Topics covered include: good kissing gifs, the evolution of Jess, #LaneDeservedBetter, rich people are bad, and the relative sexlessness of Gilmore Girls. Ruth Hunter is @ruthokhunter on Twitter. Her show Science Idiot is running at the Edinburgh Fringe from Aug 4-27th in Barbados, Cowgate (Room 6). Alan is @alan_maguire and...

Duration:01:06:19

54 | Babe with Andrea Cleary

7/5/2018
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Music writer and co-host of The Nialler9 Podcast Andrea Cleary joins Alan and Ellen to talk about the best little pig in the world, Babe. We talked about vegetarianism, feeling all the feelings, teaching moral lessons with animals, is Babe a sports film?, the many ways in which James Cromwell is wonderful, Alistair MacLeod short stories, Ulysses, Christine Cavanaugh, and just generally about how Babe is the sweetest little guy in cinema history. Andrea Cleary is @AndreaCleary_ on Twitter....

Duration:00:54:23

53 | The Magic Faraway Tree with Louise O'Neill

6/21/2018
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Author and awards-magnet Louise O'Neill joined Alan and Sarah to talk about Enid Blyton's classic series about a fantastical tree that's not nearby, The Magic Faraway Tree. We talked about the Famous Five vs Secret Seven, the comforting repetition of Enid Blyton, updating books for modern audiences, and, seeing as we had two of Ireland's best YA authors in the studio, a lot of talk about writing YA. Then we had a patented Juvenalia digression into Adele's Titanic-themed party, the Met Gala...

Duration:01:02:02

52 | The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air with Sahar Ali

6/6/2018
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Spoken word artist Sahar Ali joins Alan and Ellen to talk about The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air. We focused on three episodes in particular: the "why don't he want me, man" episode, the one where Carlton overdoses on speed, and the one where Carlton and Will get arrested in a fancy car. We talked about representation on kids TV, Fresh Prince's willingness to leave things on a sad note, learning morals from Will Smith, and the legacy of rich, black families on TV. Sahar is @saharmali on...

Duration:00:52:51

51 | indiana Jones with Scott Benson

5/24/2018
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Scott Benson, co-creator and animator of the award-winning Night In The Woods and co-founder of Late Night Work Club, joined Alan and Ellen to talk about the Indiana Jones series and many related topics including Dinosaurs, wolf re-introduction, whether Scott would win a fight with a coyote, good band names, Indiana Jones: Anti-communist?, SnakeCon, and all that good Juvenalia stuff. Night In The Woods is one of Alan's favourite games ever so please note how relatively chill he managed to...

Duration:00:54:21

Ep. 41 | The Simpsons with just Alan & Ellen

1/4/2018
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We had a scheduling mix-up so Alan and Ellen sat down and had a chat about the thing that they’d pick if they were a Juvenalia guest, The Simpsons. This is not a rigorous history of The Simpsons, we jump around a lot and probably get things wrong but this is OUR Simpsons so let us have […] La entrada Ep. 41 | The Simpsons with just Alan & Ellen se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:49:44

Best of The HeadStuff Podcast Network 2017

12/28/2017
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So here we are, at the end of another year, the 2017th year… can you believe there have already be 2017 years on this planet? Amazing really. Anyway, what we have compiled here is the best of The HeadStuff Podcast Network 2017, short clips from a range of our shows. If something piques your fancy, […] La entrada Best of The HeadStuff Podcast Network 2017 se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:37:05

The Juvenalia Christmas Smalltacular 2017

12/21/2017
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Hello and welcome to the Juvenalia Christmas Smalltacular 2017! We decided to take it back to basics this year. Just Alan, Ellen, and Sarah talking about some of their favourite Christmas memories and how their 2017 went. This somehow led to a solid ten minutes of chatting about how much we love the McElroys and […] La entrada The Juvenalia Christmas Smalltacular 2017 se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:01:20:03

Ep. 40 | The Legend Of Zelda: Majora’s Mask with Stephen Colfer

12/7/2017
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Stephen Colfer of Dreamgun and the Dreamgun Film Reads podcast joins Alan and Ellen to talk about the year 2000’s The Legend Of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. We talk about the weird loneliness of Majora’s Mask, loft living, ludonarrative dissonance, watching your friends play computer games, official console magazines, Pokemon tournaments, and loads of other stuff. Stephen […] La entrada Ep. 40 | The Legend Of Zelda: Majora’s Mask with Stephen Colfer se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:01:12:17

Ep. 39 | Terry Pratchett with Dave Rudden

11/23/2017
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Author Dave Rudden joins Alan and Sarah so that they can feel all the emotions about Terry Pratchett. this is a long one so make a pot of tea or plan a long drive somewhere. We focused mostly on the Discworld novels particularly Vimes and the witches. There’s lots of enthusing and lots of quoting […] La entrada Ep. 39 | Terry Pratchett with Dave Rudden se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:03:01:03

Ep. 38 | Labyrinth with Erin McGathy

11/9/2017
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Comedian and podcaster Erin McGathy of This Feels Terrible, HarmonQuest and many other things too joins Alan & Ellen to talk about Jim Henson’s 1986 cult classic Labyrinth. Erin has very deep feelings about Labyrinth and was kind enough to share loads of them with us particularly ones about David Bowie. Ellen and Erin also formed a sacred and lasting bond over […] La entrada Ep. 38 | Labyrinth with Erin McGathy se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:01:12:54

Ep. 37 | Stars In Their Eyes with Rebecca Keane

10/25/2017
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Rebecca Keane is a standup comedian, writer, and excellent Twitter person. She joined us to talk about the colossus of 90s Saturday evening entertainment, Stars In Their Eyes. We covered all the important topics like the niceness of Matthew Kelly and the bleakness of the intro videos. We brainstormed who we’d be if we ever got the […] La entrada Ep. 37 | Stars In Their Eyes with Rebecca Keane se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:59:59

Ep. 36 | The Wizard Of Oz with Maria Doyle Kennedy LIVE at the Dublin Podcast Festival

10/11/2017
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Well we did it. We did a live show at the Dublin Podcast Festival. We did a quiz that went on slightly longer than planned and then we talked to singer and actor Maria Doyle Kennedy of The Commitments, Orphan Black, The Tudors, Dexter, Father Ted, and loads more about The Wizard Of Oz with some detours along […] La entrada Ep. 36 | The Wizard Of Oz with Maria Doyle Kennedy LIVE at the Dublin Podcast Festival se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:49:39

Ep. 35 | Animaniacs! with Clare Monnelly

9/28/2017
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Moone Boy and Nowhere Fast‘s Clare Monnelly joins us to talk about Animaniacs. We love Animaniacs a whole lot so it was an extreme pleasure to geek out about it for fifty minutes with our new best friend Clare. We talked about getting meta jokes as a child, the hidden filthy jokes, Pinky And The Brain, Good Idea Bad […] La entrada Ep. 35 | Animaniacs! with Clare Monnelly se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:57:52

Juvenalia Is Doing A Live Show. Please Come.

9/21/2017
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Hello there. Our first live show at the Dublin Podcast Festival is less than a week away and we just want to make sure that you know about it. If you want to know why it took us eight minutes to tell you that our guest is Maria Doyle Kennedy, she’ll be talking about The Wizard […] La entrada Juvenalia Is Doing A Live Show. Please Come. se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:09:31

Ep. 34 | Dune with Jan Ní Shúilleabháin

9/14/2017
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Octocon chairperson Jan Ní Shúilleabháin joined us to talk about her love of Frank Herbert’s Dune in all its forms especially the 1984 David Lynch movie. She basically gave us a crash course in sci-fi appreciation and her enthusiasm was infectious. Jan also told us a bit about the history of Irish cons and about her role […] La entrada Ep. 34 | Dune with Jan Ní Shúilleabháin se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:01:00:54

Ep. 33 | Oliver! with Fatti Burke

8/31/2017
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Illustrator Fatti Burke of Irelandopedia, Historopedia, and soon Foclóiropedia joined us to talk about 1968’s Oliver! and all things Oliveresque. We like to wander off topic here at Juvenalia and we really wandered far and wide on this one. We can practically guarantee that this is the only Oliver! podcast that’s also about Alan’s old music teacher, good supermarkets, Babycham, and […] La entrada Ep. 33 | Oliver! with Fatti Burke se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:01:16:48

Minisode | A Semi-Dramatic Reading of Beach Party | Chapter Three

8/24/2017
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It’s time for another chapter of RL Stine’s Beach Party. When we last saw Karen and Anne-Marie they were being menaced by Vince and his gang of tough boys. But who’s this? I’ll tell you who’s this. It’s Gerry and Marty, two OTHER boys who have Karen and Anne-Marie’s best interests at heart. This chapter also features […] La entrada Minisode | A Semi-Dramatic Reading of Beach Party | Chapter Three se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:20:23

Ep. 29 | The Little Mermaid with Deirdre Sullivan

7/6/2017
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Deirdre Sullivan is the award-winning author of Needlework, the Primrose Leary trilogy, and the upcoming book of reimagined fairytales, Tangleweed & Brine, which will be released this September. Deirdre joined Alan and Sarah to talk about a trio of versions of The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Andersen’s original, the Ladybird version, and of course the 1989 Disney […] La entrada Ep. 29 | The Little Mermaid with Deirdre Sullivan se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:53:05

Juvenalia’s Pride 2017 Roundtable with Vickey Curtis and Conor Behan

6/22/2017
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Happy Pride Everyone! We got the whole Juvenalia gang into the studio along with spoken word artist Vickey Curtis and The George and 2FM’s Conor Behan to celebrate. Vickey and Conor chose Juvenalia topics that were important to them as young LGBTQI+ people, The Golden Girls and Madonna’s The Immaculate Collection respectively. A grand old time was […] La entrada Juvenalia’s Pride 2017 Roundtable with Vickey Curtis and Conor Behan se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:01:27:50