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The Blindboy Podcast

Hosted by Blindboy, of the Rubberbandits. An eclectic podcast containing short fiction, interviews and comedy.

Lobster Purple

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  • 620 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:12:57

The connection between Lobsters becoming fancy food and purple becoming the colour of Royalty in Ancient Greece. Hot Take Art/History episode about how society manufactures exclusivity  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The return of Emma Dabiri

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  • 650 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:20:17

I chat with academic and author Emma Dabiri about her new book "what white people can do next" From Allyship to Coalition. We speak about Racism, Anti Colonialism and Anti Capitalism  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

On Becoming a Person

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  • 600 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:01:46

The Humanistic psychology of Carl Rogers, and how it helps us develop empathy for others and self-compassion  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Psychobiotics

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  • 650 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:31:32

Mental health and its relationship with the gut and food. I chat with UCC professors John Cryan and Ted Dinan about their world-leading research into psychobiotics  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Basils Fart Carnival

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  • 520 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:17:09

I speak about my experience of Irish secondary school  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Fluff Trumpet

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  • 500 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:20:07

How Superheroes in Irish folklore helped to create workers rights in America  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Yellow Magic Orchestra

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  • 550 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 58:47

Bonus episode. A special bonus episode where I speak about the influence of the band Yellow Magic Orchestra on the sound of Video game music. This particular episode is brought to you by Vodafone Broadband  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Crosby Stills & Hash

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  • 510 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:37:11

The widening gap between online and mainstream media. Mental Health during the pandemic. I answer yere questions  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Adam Curtis

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  • 520 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:21:39

I chat with legendary documentary maker Adam Curtis about his new film "can't get you out of my head" An emotional history of the modern world  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Appointive Plane

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  • 580 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:33:17

Guinness. I speak about the cultural significance of a pint of Guinness in the Irish Psyche  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Double Denim Utopia

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  • 520 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:22:32

I answer yere Questions about superstitions and mental health and I have a chat with Una Mullaly and Conner Habib about their project, Utopia Ireland  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Chicken Fillet Rolls

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  • 550 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:25:20

After many requests, here's a podcast about Chicken Fillet Rolls  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Wet Kensington Tent

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  • 580 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:22:05

How advertising has sold us a performed version of adulthood  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Prix En Quicksand

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  • 530 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:01:34

Why was Quicksand so important in Childrens Cartoons of the 80's and 90's? A hot take that places Quicksand in the dark depths of the American psyche.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Best Chestnuts

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  • 570 views
  • over 2 years ago
  • 01:21:20

Hot Take. The ideas that connects illegal British Army operations with Charles Manson and covert LSD research  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Ríthe Chorcaí

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  • 510 views
  • almost 3 years ago
  • 59:53

I speak about processing the bereavement of losing a friend and I read my short story Ríthe Chorcaí  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Hozier

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  • 620 views
  • almost 3 years ago
  • 01:57:19

To celebrate this podcast having 25 million listens. I have a chat with Irish artist Hozier. We speak about music, songwriting, folkore and divining water. Good craic  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Transcendant Endas

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  • 530 views
  • almost 3 years ago
  • 01:27:32

I speak about the centenary of the Kilmichael ambush and answer yere questions about various craic  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Fanta Hammer

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  • 550 views
  • almost 3 years ago
  • 01:17:24

Mental Health episode. Depression and anger. How to identify and healthily process anger so that it doesn't become all consuming rage.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Exploding Kings and Gestalt Psychology

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  • 590 views
  • almost 3 years ago
  • 01:27:40

I speak about how I use Gestalt Psychology to maintain my mental health and I address exploding English kings  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.