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33: #31 | The Wonder Years

12/4/2018
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‘And the thing is, after all these years, I still look back in wonder’ This week on Up to 90 we talk original Irish Catholic schoolgirl crush bucket Kevin Arnold in the seminal American TV series ‘The Wonder Years’. Set against the backdrop of the late 60s/early 70s, the show chronicled the coming of age of a certain Dimples King Kevin Arnold against the backdrop of political turmoil and wider turbulence in a changing America. First airing following the 1988 Super Bowl, 'The Wonder Years'...

Duration:00:54:57

32: #30 | Uri Geller

11/27/2018
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'Yer man who bent the spoons’ Uri Geller is most famous for his claim to be able to bend spoons and keys with his mind. An international star in the psychic circuit, Geller is a Hungarian/Austrian who was born in Israel and has claimed for many years that he's had visions and may get his powers from extraterrestrials. He calls himself a psychic and has sued several people for millions of dollars for saying otherwise. His psychic powers were not sufficient to reveal to him, however, that he...

Duration:00:42:01

31: #29 | Murders of the 90s Part Two: Louise Woodward

11/20/2018
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This week on Up To 90, we talk Louise Woodward – a 19-year-old British au pair who in 1997 was convicted of the involuntary manslaughter of eight-month-old Matthew Eappen while he was in her care in his home in Newton, Massachusetts, in the United States. The case provoked entrenched responses on both sides as the defense argued against the prosecution’s insistence that this was a clear case of Shaken Baby Syndrome and posited that Matthew’s death was the result of older, accidental...

Duration:00:42:23

30: #28 | Spice Girls (Feat. Gearoid Farrelly)

11/13/2018
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‘Geri's one of those ones where you're best friends for a month and they you have a big bust-up and just never speak to her again.;’ This week we talk Spice Girls with the comedic genius behind ‘Fascinated’ Gearoid Farrelly. Gearoid murders our dreams by outting Geri as a psycho manipulator, shames the band for hijacking the term ‘girl-power’ for their own ends of world domination, outs the perpetual back-flipper who once treated herself to a water in a local Dublin newsagents, condemns...

Duration:01:08:58

29: #27 | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

11/6/2018
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This week on Up To 90, the ginger duo talk everyone’s favourite guy from West Philadephia 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air'. With over 140 episodes of Will Smith being fresh, Carlton giving out to him for being fresh and Hilary being a melt about any freshness, its easy to see why it was such a hit. But how did Will Smith get the part of Fresh Prince? What was the inspiration behind Carlton's dance? And who in God's name was Nicky? The Up to 90 team (the two wans) answer these questions and more...

Duration:00:32:37

28: #26 Jurassic Park

10/30/2018
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‘Life, uh, finds a way.’ This week on Up To 90, we talk ‘Jurassic Park’ – the film that brought CGI to the fore and gave us Jaws for a generation-but with dinosaurs. And Jeff Goldblum. In Steven Spielberg's massive blockbuster, paleontologists Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) are chosen to tour an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA. Despite insistences from billionaire John Hammond (Richard...

Duration:00:32:20

27: #25 | Favourite Ginger: Julia Roberts

10/23/2018
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‘Look, let’s cut the small talk and ask the big question: is she a real redhead?’ This week the Up To 90 team talk everyone’s favourite ginger: Julia Roberts. Having come from seemingly difficult beginnings in Georgia, Julia Roberts took both the modeling and acting worlds by storm when she landed on the New York scene as a young woman in her early twenties. Her big break came in the romantic prostitution comedy ‘Pretty Woman’, when she was cast opposite resident wreck the head Richard Gere...

Duration:00:44:21

26: #24 | Live and Uncensored: Dublin Podcast Festival

10/16/2018
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"We can't end a comedy podcast with 'And then he died'" This week of Up To 90 is a very special episode, as we come to you live and uncensored from Liberty Hall in our Dublin Podcast Festival double-header aver the wonderful 'Dubland'. With musical intros from Fred Cooke, we invited our panel of hilarious guests in to talk everything nineties - from ninja turtles to Riverdance to all things foreign-currency, this episode took many expected twists and turns, punctuated by some serious dance...

Duration:00:53:56

25: #23 | Macaulay Culkin

10/9/2018
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‘Please stop injecting blood into your face’ This week on Up To 90, it’s return of The Mack as we chat Macaulay Culkin. Macaulay Culkin burst onto our cinema screens as an adorable little brother in 1989 with ‘Uncle Buck’, and from there became the most successful child actor since Shirley Temple, before retiring in the mid nineties at the grand old age of 15. We talk Home Alone and the unhappy home life which pushed Culkin into the spotlight, his relationships with Michael Jackson and Mila...

Duration:00:46:06

24: Up To 90 Extra #2: Byker Grove

10/5/2018
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The girls talk favourite Geordie genre and the perils of paint balling in this special feature episode

Duration:00:13:08

23: #22 | Saved by the Bell

10/2/2018
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'I really think that's something we found really funny but the listener is going to be like what the f*ck' So we've finally given into the pleadings of our favourite Tommy Tiernan show MC Fred Cooke and allow him the honour of dieting with our wonderful Emma D in a stunning musical intro as we dissect American TV hits. This week, we talk nineties teen-com favourite: 'Saved by the Bell' Originating as Good Morning Mis Bliss, the show explored high-school social dynamics, pivoting around the...

Duration:00:31:24

22: #21 | Oasis

9/25/2018
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‘He’s like a man with a fork in a world made of soup.’ This week on Up to 90 we look at the band responsible for bringing Britpop into the mainstream: the iconic supergroup: Oasis. We debate the individual strengths of Noel versus Liam and map the Twitter fall-out between our two favourite Meath/Mayo hybrids, but first we look back on how this rock and roll phenomenon came into being. Using their troubled Manchester background as divine inspiration, Deifnitely Maybe and (Whats the Story)...

Duration:00:41:39

21: #20 | Monica Seles and The Macarena

9/18/2018
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This week we talk cringe-inducing dance moves, abandoned tennis rackets and Hamburg stabbings on Up To 90. Monica Seles was the burgeoning Queen of nineties tennis, vying with her professional rival Steffi Graf for the coveted accolades of best professional female player of her time. It was on a fateful date in Hamburg 1992 that her professional dreams came tumbling down: when she was stabbed in the neck by a disgruntled audience member in a vicious on-court attack. In a completely unrelated...

Duration:00:51:59

20: #19 | Mike Tyson and The George Foreman Grill

9/11/2018
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We talk lisps, grilling at an angle, Mike Tyson, George Foreman and all things nineties fat reducing in this week's explosive episode of @Upto90Podcast. In the latest segment of 'Shane Debates', Emma and her partner come to verbal blows over multipacks: do they really taste different or should Shane just back the f*ck up? We talk 'Pulling a Julie' and murdering clutches; explain the mystery of last week’s shorter than usual episode and give shout outs to our loyal fans who accost us in the...

Duration:00:40:00

18: Up To 90 Extra #1 | Bubbles the Monkey

9/2/2018
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Bubbles the Monkey: In this Up To 90 Extra, your favourite ginger duo discuss Michael Jackson’s one true love in this bonus bestiality special.

Duration:00:15:12

17: #17 | Nineties Toys Part One: Tomagotchi & Stretch Armstrong

8/28/2018
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‘Even now whenever I smell JD and Coke I always think: Aah, Dreamphone.’ This week on Up To 90 your favorite comedy duo talk nineties toys: specifically our favourite vehicles for juvenile sadism ‘Tomagotchis’ and of course our old mate Stretch Armstrong. We peruse fan websites dedicated to having a sneaky stretch, trace the joy in feeding an egg, the protracted horror of watching a pet live out its final moments in your Backstreet Boys pencil case and go through the many faces of Stretch...

Duration:00:30:02

16: #16 | Talking Spice Girls with Seann Walsh and John Colleary

8/21/2018
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'Do you think it helps being so ugly doing stand-up?' This week of Up To 90 comes live (and inebriated) from Vodafone Comedy Festival 2018 in The Iveagh Gardens, Dublin, as Seann Walsh confesses to his formerly consuming Spice Girls obsession. We talk Limewire, putting your destiny in the hands of an iPod shuffle, favourite Spice Girls, moving to Brighton from London as a young 'un, doing stand-up in playgrounds and garnering quite the South London primary school following, serving seafood...

Duration:00:38:52

15: #15 | Interview with Danny O'Reilly

8/14/2018
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‘We’ve been on your Instagram and seen your exes and it’s clear that looks aren’t important to you’ This week, we talk to the soundest rock-star in the bizz Danny O’Reilly of The Coronas about all things nineties. Recorded in the Harbourmaster in the heart of Dublin IFSC, Danny took us back to his first gig in the Catholic all-girls secondary schools Santa Maria, Joseph and the Techi-color Dreamcoat; saying goodbye to songs when they’re shite, the joy of being right, his composition of...

Duration:00:57:04

14: #14 | 90s Internet with Gordon Rochford (Those Conspiracy Guys)

8/7/2018
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‘The way you’re talking about Avatar is like me talking about my first cigarette.’ This week on Up To 90, we try our best to keep it clean (but fail miserably) with the ever-knowledgeable and entertaining Gordon Rochford, the man behind the podcast phenomenon ‘Those Conspiracy Guys’, as we talk 90s Internet. Kids today will never truly understand having to wait for your mom to get off the phone to your auntie to chat to your cyber-boyfriend in Colorado, getting cat-fished on MSN on a daily...

Duration:00:55:53