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Ep 3 Ghosting, text breakups, breadcrumbing

2/14/2019
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We got fabulous comedian Kerryn Feehan in to help us look at some modern dating terms and behaviour. Who ghosts more? How long can you be together before its not cool to break up by text? What is zombieing? This is a fun dating ep with an awesome guest who is a fan of the "Thirst trap!"

Duration:01:09:24

Ep 4 Seeking Arrangements

2/14/2019
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Katie invited her friend, comedian Wendy Starling, who talks openly on stage about being on Seekingarrangements.com. This is a frank discussion about sex work and the grey area around the sugar daddy/sugar baby arrangement. It is a fascinating and funny look at the world of monetizing your sexuality.

Duration:01:09:28

Ep 2 Communicating with your partner

2/14/2019
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Katie and Des discuss something that came up on episode 1 in relation to letting your partner know what you are into, when they are doing something you don't like or ways they might so something better for you. We chat about when people get offended, why people are shy to let someone know and have some funny stories about communication fails!

Duration:00:51:00

Welcome to The Shift

2/14/2019
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Katie and Des are trying to figure out if it is a good idea to do this podcast. This episode it literally them trying to figure out what they might talk about, is there a need for this, do they know enough and can they be funny about all this without making people uncomfortable.

Duration:00:39:40

Irish Sex/Dating podcast experiment

1/24/2019
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Des and Katie Boyle are trying to figure out if its a good idea to do an Irish Sex and dating podcast. This is sort of a trial run that is going up on the Des Bishop podcast but perhaps will become its own thing.

Duration:00:40:40

The end of pubic hair and other sex related questions part 1

3/15/2018
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Today is part 1 of a 2 part episode where I am asking some questions around sex. Some are related to trying to understand how to be better lovers and some are related to what is right or wrong in certain situations. I have left a lot of questions open and I am hoping for feedback on Social Media which I will discuss on part 2 of the episode tomorrow.

Duration:00:50:43

Cabin Fever relief for a snow day

3/2/2018
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Trying to help people who are stuck at home because of the bad weather today. Its a bit of a "You know you are old when" vibe going on. VHS and DVD nostaligia, a love of Irish milk and some eggs benedict debate. All the tough subjects. Enjoy

Duration:00:45:15

More on guns and some boarding school memories.

2/22/2018
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I chat about arming teachers and why I think that is a terrible idea. I then have a good ramble about why people's beliefs and there association with their identity makes it difficult to change. I also have some thoughts about being in a boarding school that became part of one of biggest sexual abuse scandals in Ireland.

Duration:00:58:00

Rory Albanese Florida, Trump and Political Tribes

2/16/2018
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I grabbed Rory Albanese after his set at the Comedy Cellar to chat about the shooting in Florida, Trump and the Tribal nature of political discourse. Rory is the former Executive Producer of the Daily Show and is eating a salad during some of this chat.

Duration:00:44:51

Musings on grief. My Dad's 7 year anniversary.

2/8/2018
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It was the 7th anniversary of my Father's death this week. This is a chat with myself having a think about the grieving process. In Ireland my Father's death was very public and I was very open about it afterwards. 7 years later, what do I think of it all now. Is there a right way to grieve? Did I do it wrong. The recent honesty series of the podcast continues.

Duration:00:43:43

Once I met Youth Defence and some other stories

1/31/2018
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This episode is a collection of stories and opinions. First I share my feelings on the upcoming referendum on the 8th amendment and share a story about the time I was confronted by Youth Defence. The second story is about how I met a mennonite on the plane to Calgary last week. There are also some random thoughts about Good Friday drinking and Donald Trump.

Duration:01:03:15

Do I have an anxiety disorder?

1/26/2018
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Just me sitting in my car on my own musing about how I hear so much about anxiety nowadays and wondering if I have struggled with myself.

Duration:00:39:40

Naked women are allowed to say no.

1/16/2018
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Just me chatting about the discussion that has arisen from the Aziz Ansari story in Babe.com. The main focus is about consent and how we need to be clear on what consent is. Some fun stuff also about trying to make women happier sexually and a movement to ban the claw.

Duration:00:57:47

Matteo Lane: A gay in the village

12/31/2017
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A super fun chat with Matteo Lane. Matteo is such a funny comic and a lovely guy. We are just having the craic in my car before his set at the comedy cellar. He does a wicked Alan Carr impression as well as a sad Liza Minelli. Join us for a light hearted end of the year.

Duration:00:46:05

Jessica Delfino: Mumxiety

12/22/2017
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Great chat with comedian and my longtime friend Jessica Delfino about the difficulties of being a mother, all the anxiety that goes with it, mom shaming, fears and germs.

Duration:01:03:53

Mia Jackson: Women in Comedy

11/16/2017
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The wonderfully funny, and super cool comedian Mia Jackson joins me to talk about a crazy week in the comedy world.

Duration:01:14:46

Trump Rant

8/16/2017
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Just my thoughts on the last few days. I was too frustrated not to unload while driving home this evening so I grabbed the mic and puked some thoughts up. Hope you don't mind.

Duration:00:34:58

Colin Quinn

7/27/2017
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One of my all time favorite comics, Colin Quinn is my guest this week. An Irish American legend, he is heading to Dublin for the Vodafone Comedy Festival. We chatted about the old NY, his broadway shows and why he never made it to Ireland until now.

Duration:00:39:08

Mark Normand

7/20/2017
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Great chat with Mark Normand. Fresh from his special on Comedy Central, Mark is on his way to Dublin for the Comedy Carnival. We covered some etymology, the PC police and his last time in Dublin with Amy Schumer.

Duration:00:58:48

Karl Chandler: Running rooms

4/30/2017
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I chatted with Karl Chandler who is a Melbourne based comic and writer for various television shows in Australia. He also runs some great comedy nights in Melbourne and I wanted to chat to him about the stress of being the comedian and the booker. We also chatted about his new show where he gets a comedian to heckle him throughout the show. We finished with a great chat about podcasting as he has a successful podcast called the Little Dum Dum Club.

Duration:01:00:59