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Radie Peat | The Alison Spittle Show #35

8/9/2017
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The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 35 – Radie Peat In Episode 35 – recorded live at The Vodafone Comedy Festival at Iveagh Gardens, Alison meets Lankum’s Radie Peat. They talk first gigs, Napoleon Bonaparte’s frequent appearance in folk music and Radie’s desire to make Trad music sound more like Kraut-Rock. Radie Peat is a […] La entrada Radie Peat | The Alison Spittle Show #35 se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration: 00:44:00


Aidan Greene | The Alison Spittle Show #34

7/26/2017
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The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 34 – Aidan Greene In Episode 34 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison meets comedian Aidan Greene ahead of his Edinburgh Show ‘500 Days of Stammer.’ Aidan confesses to his love of romantic comedies, getting the same speech therapy as Gareth Gates, growing up in Cavan and his […] La entrada Aidan Greene | The Alison Spittle Show #34 se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration: 00:54:56


John Connors | The Alison Spittle Show #33

7/12/2017
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The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 33 – John Connors In Episode 33 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison meets actor, activist and film-maker, John Connors. They talk equality, Cardboard Gangsters and finding solace in chicken wings. John Connors came to Alison fresh off the success of Cardboard Gangsters, which he starred in and […] La entrada John Connors | The Alison Spittle Show #33 se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration: 00:59:39


Caroline Foran | The Alison Spittle Show #37

6/14/2017
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In Episode 32 – recorded at Headstuff HQ – Alison meets columnist and author of Owning It, Caroline Foran. Caroline and Alison talk about anxiety, how to “assess and address” and avoiding trigger sandwiches. Caroline Foran is the Beauty Editor at The Sunday Business Post and a regular columnist for The Irish Times and other [...] The post Caroline Foran | The Alison Spittle Show #37 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:11:19


Ellen Tannam & Sarah Griffin | The Alison Spittle Show #31

5/31/2017
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In Episode 31 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison chats with fellow podcasters Ellen Tannam and Sarah Griffin, of Juvenalia fame. They talk about feminist saints, wanting money for making art and naming chip toppings after themselves. Ellen Tannam is a freelance writer and editor whose work has been featured on The Pool, The [...] The post Ellen Tannam & Sarah Griffin | The Alison Spittle Show #31 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:01:48


Emma Doran | The Alison Spittle Show #30

5/17/2017
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In Episode 30 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison chats with fellow comedian, Emma Doran. If you don’t recognise her from her stand-up or video sketches, she might have yelled at you in a queue once. You deserved it. Emma talks to Alison about stand-up, sticking up for yourself and The Simpsons as a [...] The post Emma Doran | The Alison Spittle Show #30 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:10:42


Stephen Jones | The Alison Spittle Show #29

5/3/2017
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In Episode 29 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison meets actor, Stephen Jones. You might know him as the recently deceased “Laser” Byrne from Red Rock, from his time appearing on and looking like several of the actors from Love/Hate or maybe you placed a regrettable bet with him during his time at Paddy [...] The post Stephen Jones | The Alison Spittle Show #29 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:01:41


Ellen Coyne | The Alison Spittle Show #28

4/19/2017
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In Episode 28 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison meets journalist, Ellen Coyne. Ellen tells Alison about being rejected by politicians, what it’s like doing an undercover investigation and carries off a frighteningly convincing exchange as the Minister for Women. Ellen is a senior journalist at the Irish Edition of The Times (UK). Read [...] The post Ellen Coyne | The Alison Spittle Show #28 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:11:40


Shawna Scott | The Alison Spittle Show #27

4/5/2017
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In Episode 27 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison meets SexSiopa.ie owner and fellow podcast host, Shawna Scott. Shawna is American but got Irish citizenship from Alan Shatter and read his erotic novel in return. Shawna tells Alison about setting up her own business, caesarean-sectioning a dog and why cows fill her with a [...] The post Shawna Scott | The Alison Spittle Show #27 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:27:53


Jessamyn Fairfield | The Alison Spittle Show #26

3/22/2017
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In Episode 26 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison meets comedian, scientist and improv performer, Jessamyn Fairfield. Jessamyn tells Alison about the benefits of having your own Navajos, combining science and comedy and growing up in the birthplace of the Manhattan Project. Inevitably, there is also a prolonged discussion on sex robots. Jessamyn runs [...] The post Jessamyn Fairfield | The Alison Spittle Show #26 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:11:42


Niamh Marron | The Alison Spittle Show #25

3/8/2017
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In Episode 25 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Comedian Niamh Marron tells Alison about competing on Britain’s Got Talent, confidence on stage and how walking dogs can end in harrowing failure. As proof that Niamh is living up to her “doing as many gigs as possible” mantra, you can catch her this Thursday, Friday [...] The post Niamh Marron | The Alison Spittle Show #25 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:45:00


Sinéad Burke | The Alison Spittle Show #24

2/22/2017
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In Episode 24 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison gets a bit fixated on getting Sinéad Burke (Minnie Mélange) a mortgage. Sinéad Burke is a fashion blogger, teacher, a disability rights advocate and founder of The Inclusive Fashion & Design Collective (IFDC). Sinéad talks about bringing a piece of “Riverdance” to the White House, [...] The post Sinéad Burke | The Alison Spittle Show #24 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:09:53


John Murphy | The Alison Spittle Show #23

2/8/2017
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In Episode 23 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison meets TV scriptwriter and former “Flying Squad” Detective, John Murphy. (Yes, like in The Sweeney). John tells Alison about being an Irish officer in the Metropolitan Police Force in 1970s’ London, his unusual path into standup comedy and what the writing process is like when [...] The post John Murphy | The Alison Spittle Show #23 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:56:23


Bobby Aherne | The Alison Spittle Show #22

2/1/2017
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In Episode 22 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison gets a history lesson on some of Dublin’s local characters from No Monster Club’s Bobby Aherne. Bobby brings along an excruciatingly bad review that HeadStuff gave his album, People Are Weird. Awkward. He also tells Alison about touring with The Polyphonic Spree, American hotel rooms [...] The post Bobby Aherne | The Alison Spittle Show #22 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:10:55


Seána Kerslake | The Alison Spittle Show #21

1/18/2017
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In Episode 21 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison meets Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope and A Date For Mad Mary’s Seána Kerslake. Seána and Alison agree to collaborate on a film about David Icke and the Lizard people, agree that the Donut Bubble is about to burst and they really get in-depth about the [...] The post Seána Kerslake | The Alison Spittle Show #21 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:05:28


Shona Murray | The Alison Spittle Show #20

12/28/2016
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In Episode 20 – recorded at Headstuff HQ – Alison meets Newstalk’s Foreign Affairs correspondent, Shona Murray. She’s here to talk about a year that Alison charitably describes as a “smorgasbord of hurt”. Shona talks about her “wheel of misery” tour, tailing Donald Trump and the difficulties of war-zone duty-free. Her show World in Motion [...] The post Shona Murray | The Alison Spittle Show #20 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:49:46


Gearóid Farrelly | The Alison Spittle Show #19

12/14/2016
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In Episode 19 – recorded live at Workman’s – two podcast hosts come face to face and voice to voice. Alison is joined by comedian, writer and host of the Fascinated podcast, Gearóid Farrelly. Gearóid talks about working with Joan Rivers, his “niche” show about the twins from Neighbours and what happened when the Sugababes [...] The post Gearóid Farrelly | The Alison Spittle Show #19 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:50:55


Louise O’Neill | The Alison Spittle Show #18

11/30/2016
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In Episode 18 – recorded live at Workman’s – Alison meets author, Louise O’Neill. Alison and Louise talk writing, feminism, Hitler being a ghost-writer for Sweet Valley High and trolls. Louise O’ Neill is an author and a weekly columnist with The Irish Examiner. Her debut novel, Only Ever Yours, won multiple awards and is [...] The post Louise O’Neill | The Alison Spittle Show #18 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:47:57


Joanne McNally | The Alison Spittle Show #17

11/16/2016
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In Episode 17 – recorded live at Workman’s – Alison meets comedian, Joanne McNally. Alison and Joanne think Cornucopia needs to get the Hare Krishnas involved. And 9/11 was an inside job. Not to get people too excited but they also unveil the greatest Murder She Wrote plot ever created. Joanne debuted her solo show, [...] The post Joanne McNally | The Alison Spittle Show #17 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:53:31


Mattress Mick | The Alison Spittle Show #16

11/2/2016
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In Episode 16 – recorded live at Workman’s – Alison chats with the man, the myth, the legend – Mattress Mick. He tells us about the time he visited Buckingham Palace to give the Queen a mattress, he catches some beef with Harvey Norman and gives business advice that we can use to be better [...] The post Mattress Mick | The Alison Spittle Show #16 appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:36:01

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