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Irish comedy podcast reviewing the overlooked moments and lowbrow pleasures of life. Each week Cian McGarrigle and co-host Edwin Sammon are joined by a special guest to examine everything from mystery meat to life's defeats.

Irish comedy podcast reviewing the overlooked moments and lowbrow pleasures of life. Each week Cian McGarrigle and co-host Edwin Sammon are joined by a special guest to examine everything from mystery meat to life's defeats.
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Ireland

Description:

Irish comedy podcast reviewing the overlooked moments and lowbrow pleasures of life. Each week Cian McGarrigle and co-host Edwin Sammon are joined by a special guest to examine everything from mystery meat to life's defeats.

Language:

English


Episodes

98: #95 | Election Special with Dick Liver

9/17/2018
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This week we’re joined by RTE veteran Dick Liver who announces that he’s running for President. He updates us on his auto-biography, outlines his presidential platform and explains why the government are spider goblins. Also this week in a surprise move one of the hosts announces that he’s leaving the podcast!

Duration:00:38:12

97: #94 | Chihuahua Ban with Hannah Mamalis

9/11/2018
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Hannah Mamalis has been banned for life from a Chihuahua Cafe - this week on the show she tells us why. Also this week we find out why reviewers think Hannah's name is Lisa Richards and why Peter McGann is hanging around the studio and interrupting proceedings. This episode has not been approved by PETA.

Duration:00:29:20

96: #93 | Being on Time with Jim Elliott

9/4/2018
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American and comedian Jim Elliott drops by the studio (eventually) to explain why he has his face on his phone, why Death would be a great taxi driver and to say a whole bunch of things that could potentially get us sued. This episode definitely not brought to you by Just-Eat.ie

Duration:00:28:50

95: #92 | Sacristy Tales with Giles Brody

7/24/2018
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Edwin and special stand-in temporary co-host Kevin McGahern welcome Giles Brody to the studio for the last week in a row (they promise). Giles and Kevin review being young altar servers at Mass when they were young. Giles has some tips for beating the heat and talks about Richie Kavanagh’s remake of the film Heat.

Duration:00:51:10

94: #91 | Bad Priest, Port of Call, Fr. Quigg

7/17/2018
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Edwin and special stand-in temporary co-host Kevin McGahern are joined by Ireland's oldest and worst priest, Father Quigg. He reviews Bells, Make-Out spots in Ballinasloe and talks about his time working on the Bad Lieutenant movie

Duration:00:35:49

93: #90 | Taoiseach Old School with Giles Brody & Leo Varadkar

7/10/2018
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This week Giles Brody is trying to promote his new book but is interrupted by Leo Varadkar who has a lot to talk about – his recent solo Referendum victory, the terrible origins of Socky from The Den and why he’s suing the makers of new Irish movie Dublin Old School.​

Duration:00:45:26

92: #89 | Time Drowns with Owen Colgan

7/3/2018
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Hardy Buck Owen Colgan drops into studio this week to tell us why he’d spend an entire Euromillions win on a blockbuster movie all about how class he is. Also this week - why can’t Owen stay mad for more than six minutes, how much does it cost to hunt people for sport and what’s the best way to hid your Lotto winnings? Tickets for Owen Colgan: Hard Man, Soft Lover -...

Duration:00:45:45

91: #88 | Kill James Bond with Sahar Ali

6/26/2018
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Comedian and poet Sahar Ali joins us this week to figure out what James Bond does in his downtime. She’s also got stories about shit sticks from Sudan and warnings about cheapo laser eye surgery while Edwin reveals why amateur theatre is a deathtrap.

Duration:00:38:17

90: #87 | Bidet Mates with Andrea Farrell

6/19/2018
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Andrea Farrell went on a bidet adventure and she’s in studio to tell us all about it. Also this week Edwin finally tells us his cowshit in the hair story, we pitch a new dog kennel sitcom and reveal the real killer from hit crime documentary The Staircase.

Duration:00:32:43

89: REISSUE #36 | Small Fighting Talk with Trevor Browne

6/12/2018
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A year ago Trevor Browne joined us to review office small talk. What topic will give you the most mileage and bore you the least? Also in this episode – Trevor’s history of fighting at school, a T-Rex Formula for working out if a Jurassic Park film is any good and why you shouldn’t feed Scottish post-rock bands after midnight.

Duration:00:35:41

88: REISSUE #65 | Christmas Special with Leo Varadkar & Giles Brody

6/5/2018
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Last December Comedian Giles Brody and cool Taoiseach Leo Varadkar joined us for a bumper Christmas episode. We covered all the big topics you’d expect from a holiday special - Does lion urine keep away wily Dublin foxes? Which is the better Christmas movie – Steve Jobs or Passion of the Christ? Plus a wrapping paper rap battle, improvised Christmas songs, a terrible seasonal quiz and a few surprise special guests.

Duration:01:00:00

87: REISSUE #46 | Butt York with Hannah Mamalis

5/29/2018
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Last year actor/comedian Hannah Mamalis joined us to review the sad time she spent in New York and why the sport of putting things up your butt is due a resurgence. Also this week - how do you Greek up a yoghurt? Can you become a CSI expert for 19 euro? And why is Edwin’s Butt Fest jingle a thing of wondrous beauty?

Duration:00:37:12

86: #86 | Later Gator Haters with Lacey McGarrigle

5/22/2018
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Cian’s second cousin from Florida comes to visit and it soon becomes apparent that tensions run deep in the extended family. Alligator farms, childhood kidnappings in Disneyland and an exciting investment opportunity for Cian and Edwin all feature in today’s episode. Special thanks to Erin McGathy.

Duration:00:41:11

85: #85 | Promoting Podcasts with Paschal Podcast (inventor of the podcast)

5/14/2018
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Giles Brody joins us this week to reveal the truth behind The Fields of Athenry. Unfortunately due to technical difficulties most of the episode is taken up with a promotional ad that is crashed by Paschal Podcast, the inventor of podcasts. Apologies to Giles, we’ll have him back on soon hopefully.

Duration:00:31:11

84: #84 | The Long Dark Twenties

5/8/2018
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Kelly Shatter and Luke Benson, stars of The Long Dark Twenties, join us to talk about season two of their web-series this week. Meanwhile Edwin’s travel spinoff show gets off to a terrible start and our new landlord and presidential hopeful Richie Grace drops by to evict us from the studio.

Duration:00:41:30

83: #83 | Gesundheit with Fiona Frawley

5/1/2018
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Comedian Fiona Frawley hates how you sneeze. And this week she's going to finally tell you why. Also in this episode - fond memories of Blazin’ Squad, repurposing​​ other podcasts on the HeadStuff Podcast Network and Edwin and Fiona explain why acting sucks.

Duration:00:32:47

82: #82 | Don’t Ask, Don’t Listen with Dick Liver

4/24/2018
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Veteran broadcaster Dick Liver joins us this week to talk about his drug-fuelled days in RTÉ, playing Russian Roulette with Larry Gogan, feuding with Mike Murphy and his brief time on Republic of Telly with Edwin Sammon.

Duration:00:32:23

81: #81 | The Actor’s Purpose with Dylan Purpose (actor)

4/17/2018
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Dublin actor Dylan Purpose is a rising star so we decided to get him on the show before he’s far too big for his boots and for podcasts like ours. He tells us about his one man version of The Guard, how not being able to remember lines has helped his career and he demonstrates his mastery of accents for us.

Duration:00:40:20

80: #80 | Remaining Alive with Barry Gibb

4/10/2018
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In a very special episode Bee Gees surviving member Barry Gibb joins Cian in studio to discuss his band’s long history, the truth about his romance with Barbara Stresiand and how helium was their biggest influence.

Duration:00:15:17

79: #79 | Laser Apes with Kevin O’Sullivan

4/3/2018
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It’s comedian Kevin O’Sullivan’s first time in the Reviewables hotseat – because last time we tried to have him on he slept in! We discuss Smart Phone Anxiety, the origins of Lightsabers. the ethics of skipping video game cut scenes and why 90’s show Dinosaurs freaked him out.

Duration:00:37:02