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The Blindboy Podcast

Blindboyboatclub

Comedy, Society & Culture, Arts, Philosophy, Fiction, Literature, Art, Factual

4.9 • 7.2K Ratings

Overview

Hosted by Blindboyboatclub, who is an artist and author. An eclectic podcast containing short fiction, interviews and comedy.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

345 Episodes

The Blood of a Mutated Grapefruit

Bonus episode about impact of the atomic age on food  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 12 April 2024

The History of Whales who wear dead salmon as hats

The History of Whales who wear dead salmon as hats  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 10 April 2024

My Mental Health Plan for the first days of April

My Mental Health Plan for the first days of April  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 3 April 2024

A short story about Love and Greyhounds

A short story about Love and Greyhounds Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 26 March 2024

A Psychosexual history of Digestive biscuits and their use as instruments of Physical Force Republicanism

A Psychosexual history of Digestive biscuits and their use as instruments of Physical Force Republicanism  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 20 March 2024

Venom, Bites, Snakes, Scorpions, Pain

Dr Michel Dugon and Dr JP Dunbar are experts in venomous creatures. Michel runs the Venom lab in the University of Galway, where he researches the effects of venom and its potential medical applications Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 13 March 2024

I.R.A Glass

A meandering story which celebrates the practice of telling fibs and tall tales  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 6 March 2024

When I was 13 and my Da gave me the Sex talk

Lamping Rabbits, tongues cut from a foxes mouth, battery acid melting shirts from shoulders Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 28 February 2024

The Cat Piss Astronaut

A short story about being an autistic child  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 21 February 2024

Valentines cards come from the Pagan ritual of slapping bare arses with the hide of a skinned Dog

Valentines cards come from the Pagan ritual of slapping bare arses with the hide of a skinned dog  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 14 February 2024

The History of The English Working Class with Professor Carl Chinn

Carl Chinn is a historian who focuses on the history of Birmigham. We had a tremendous chat Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 6 February 2024

The History of Supernatural Sex wardrobes and Spanking cults in Donegal

The History of Supernatural Sex wardobes and Spanking cults in Donegal  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 31 January 2024

The History of Bog Bodies and Botox

I explore the connections between Robbie Williams hair wax, botox and bog bodies  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 24 January 2024

The PoitĂ­n Maker

I read my short story, The Poitín Maker and discuss the connection between the Eifel tower, Paul Cezzane, Dr.Dre and Ernest Hemingway Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 17 January 2024

Speaking about evolution and medicine with a Professor of Genetics

Professor Aoife Mclysaght is a geneticist. We chat about all things genetics and evolution  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 10 January 2024

A mental health plan for the New Year

How to examine your emotions by first practicing on an orange Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 3 January 2024

Humanistic Psychology in the myth of King Midas

I speak about the Greek Myth of King Midas through the lens of Humanistic Psychology Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 27 December 2023

Pigs, Saints, Haircuts & Bicycles in Tulla Town

The story of why I'm not getting a bicycle for Christmas Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 19 December 2023

I'll Give You Barcelona

I discuss themes of masculinity within the myth of CĂş Chulainn, and I read my short story "I'll give you Barcelona" Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 13 December 2023

Johnny Marr

I chat with legendary songwriter and musician Johnny Marr  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 6 December 2023

The history of serving chips in miniature shopping trolleys

The history of serving chips in miniature shopping trolleys  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 29 November 2023

A podcast about why there's no podcast this week

A podcast about why there's no podcast this week  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 22 November 2023

Speaking to an expert about climate and biodiversity collapse

Professor Yvonne Buckley is the Professor of Zoology at Trinity College Dublin. She is Co-Chair of the All Island Climate and Biodiversity Research.We sat down for Science week 2023 to chat about biodiversity. Check out sfi.ie for info about science week 2023 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 15 November 2023

The Pistils of the Dandelions

I read a new short story from my book Topographia Hibernica  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 8 November 2023

The Return to Yurty Ahernes couch

I return to Yurty Aherne's couch. I also speak about the intertwining histories of Ireland and Palestine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 1 November 2023

Conspiracy Theories with Naomi Klein

I chat with legendary author and activist Naomi Klein about conspiracy theories and what they say about the current state of our world. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 24 October 2023

Padre Pio and Medieval Glass men

I answer yere questions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 17 October 2023

Speaking to Patrick McCabe about writing, failure and creativity

Patrick McCabe is a twice Booker prize nominated Irish novelist, known for 'The Butcher Boy' and 'Breakfast on Pluto', His unique style merges dark comedy and profound emotion, capturing the complexities of Irish rural life and personal identity in modern times. In this podcast we chat about writing, failure and creativity Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 10 October 2023

Irish Mythology and Simulation Theory

Irish Mythology and Simulation Theory  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 4 October 2023

The Psychology of Greek Mythology

A look at Greek mythology through the lens of humility and emotional intelligence  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 27 September 2023

The Colonial history of Pumpkin Spice Lattes

The Colonial history of Pumpkin Spice Lattes  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 19 September 2023

Greek Mythology and Simulation Theory

how my father driving to cork in his underpants lead me to view Greek creation Myths through simulation theory Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 13 September 2023

The History of Bootcut Jeans

The historic roots of Irish Celtic Tiger Bootcut Jeans in the 14th century West African textile industry Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 6 September 2023

The Psychological impact of Poverty with Dr.Katriona O Sullivan

Dr. Katriona O Sullivan is a psychologist whose work centers around the impact of poverty on a person's development. She works towards improving access to education for marginalized people. Her memoir "Poor" charts her journey as a child who grew up in extreme poverty to eventually studying in Trinity college Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 30 August 2023

The History of Brown Sauce and Door Handles

The History of Brown Sauce and Door Handles  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 23 August 2023

The Mental Health of Adults who live with their Parents

A recent study found that 65% of Irish adults aged 25 to 35 live with their parents. I explore the impact of that on emotional wellbeing and identity Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 16 August 2023

Mythology, Rewilding Forests and indigenous knowledge with Manchán Magan

Manchán Magan is a writer, documentary maker and folklorist. We speak about the relationship between Irish mythology and rewilding forests, as well as similarities between Irish Mythology and Aboriginal Australian Mythology Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 9 August 2023

Barbie and Mattel as Millennial Pavlovian Conditioning

How the deregulation of children's advertising in the 1980s conditioned millennials to have a positive emotional response to Mattel toys which temporarily soothes the anxiety of not feeling like a real adult. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 1 August 2023

Speaking to an expert about Biodiversity

Collie Ennis is a research associate at the Department of Zoology at Trinity college. We speak about biodiversity, insects, building ponds and becoming active in helping local biodiversity Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 25 July 2023

I almost interviewed Cillian Murphy on this weeks Podcast

A ramble about art and the process of podcasting and writing Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 18 July 2023

An in depth thesis about Birdshit

Why birdshit is responsible for the world having a population of 8 billion Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 11 July 2023

Nine Inch Nialls

Satanic Ritual Murder, Charles Manson, Balloons and the FBI  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 4 July 2023

A thorough meditation about Sparkling Water

I investigate why 19th Irish immigrants to the America fetishised sparkling water and how it relates to early pagan traditions  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 28 June 2023

The Lost Irish Tradition Of Lifting Heavy Stones

David Keohan is using folklore to rediscover the lost Irish tradition of Stone Lifting. An ancient practice that incorporated tests of strength and training Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 20 June 2023

The colonial history of Fish Fingers

An incident with Yorkshire Puddings in the frozen aisle leads me to unravel the colonial history at the heart of Fish Fingers Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 13 June 2023

Psychotherapy and Nutrition with Kimberley Wilson

Kimberley Wilson is a chartered psychologist with a special focus on nutrition and whole body mental health Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 6 June 2023

The Folklore of Prohibition

A hot take about the folklore of prohibition. Update on napper tandy the cat . Speaking about self esteem Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 30 May 2023

The History of Carrot Cake

The History of Carrot Cake. Russell Crowe visited me in a dream. Mindfulness meditation  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 23 May 2023

An Essay about the inside of a Tennis Ball

An Essay about the Inside of a Tennis Ball  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 16 May 2023

The Psychology of being an Adult

Mental Health podcast. Exploring the condition of adulthood using cognitive psychology and transactional analysis Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Transcribed - Published: 9 May 2023

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