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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

59 | Sailor Moon with Jenna Stoeber

9/13/2018
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Jenna Stoeber, video producer at Polygon and co-host of Fandalites, joined Alan and guest co-host Caroline O'Donoghue to talk about the classic anime series Sailor Moon. Now, Sailor Moon had a very limited run on our side of the Atlantic so we're very grateful to Jenna for being patient with us and answering our questions and guiding us through the beautiful, complicated world of the Pretty Guardian Sailors. We talked about representation and merch and Barenaked Ladies and all kinds of...

Duration:00:55:11

58 | Little Women with Emilie Pine - LIVE at All Together Now

8/30/2018
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Emilie Pine, author of the best-selling essay collection Notes To Self, joined Alan and Sarah in the All Curious Minds tent at the All Together Now festival in Co. Waterford to talk about a book that was very important to her when she was young, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. We talked about boxes of books, rebel girls, gothic novels, not having a tv, and all about Jo. Thank you so much to Linda and Erin of All Curious Minds for having us and to Lisa and Sarah of Tramp Press for their...

Duration:00:46:32

57 | Rapper's Delight with Claire Beck

8/16/2018
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DJ and host of the podcasts Fear/Fun and Tug Life Claire Beck joins Alan and Sarah to take them to school about the history of hip hop and Rapper's Delight's place in it. Claire is an amazing DJ and listening to her talk about the art of DJing was one of the most interesting experiences we've had doing Juvenalia Claire is @clairebeck1052 on Twitter. Fear/Fun is on the HeadStuff Podcast Network and Tug Life is on Mixcloud Alan is @alan_maguire and Sarah is @griffski. Sarah's first novel...

Duration:00:53:56

56 | Stardoll with Fionnuala Jones

8/1/2018
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Daily Edge writer Fionnuala Jones joins Alan and special guest co-host Caroline O'Donoghue to talk about Stardoll, a fashion-based social network for teenz from 2006\. We talked about Fionnuala spending hundreds of euro for Superstar status, the Olsen twins, making friends online, Second Life, Love Island, and fashion, fashion, FASHION. Fionnuala Jones is @FionnualaJay on Twitter Alan is @alan_maguire and Caroline is @czaroline. Caroline's novel Promising Young Women is published by Virago...

Duration:00:47:05

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...

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

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