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8: #8 | Death and Spiders
Host Claire Beck is joined by arts journalist and host of Headstuff’s No Encore podcast Dave Hanratty for a frank discussion about everything from mental health and self care, to the treatment of women in film and the art of napping. Dave confesses his arachnophobia and his occasional (and terrifying) fear of dying if he falls asleep.
7: #7 | Flexible Friends
A fun fact about Fear/Fun host Claire Beck: when she isn't busy asking people the question "what is your biggest fear?" she spends her spare time in the Circus training aerial acrobatics. For this episode, she is joined by two incredibly talented circus artists, Aisling Ní Cheallaigh and Ronan Brady. The tour of their original show How To Square A Circle starts this weekend in Dublin, but they took time out of their busy rehearsal schedule to discuss burning issues such as: how to spin on...
6: #6 | Losing My Religion
For this episode Claire Beck is joined by comedian, writer and actress Alison Spittle and DJ and Today FM-er Ed Smith to answer the question "What is your biggest fear?" They start off with a LOT of talk about snacks, before moving on to discuss the correlations between building DJ and comedy sets, the effects of their Irish Catholic upbringings on their fearful childhood selves, Stoneybatter hipsters and more.