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Reviewables is a freewheeling anarchic comedy podcast. Every week our hosts Hannah Mamalis and Edwin Sammon are joined by special guests to improvise, vent and complain about the world around them but very rarely review anything. https://twitter.com/ReviewablesPod https://www.facebook.com/Reviewable… read more

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130: #126 | You Can't Cancel Connery with Sir Sean Connery

October 20th, 2020

37:04
This week's episode features guest host Kevin Mcgahern in conversation with legendary actor Sir Sean Connery who talks through the roles he turned …

129: #125| Telling It Like It Is with Neil Stool's Comedy Rules

October 13th, 2020

40:51

This week Ed is joined in Reviewatowers by extra special guest co-host Tony Cantwell and fairly special guest Neil Stool, a man who has gained a huge …

128: #124 | TikTok Safewords with Andrea Farrell

October 6th, 2020

37:22
This week's episode was recorded way back in July which seems like ten years ago because of the pandemic as Andrea gets her shot at being co-host and …

127: #123 | The Road Never Traveled With Travel Writer Leo Hertzfeld

September 29th, 2020

37:31
This week Ed and Hannah are joined in Reviewatowers by Austrian travel writer Leo Hertzfeld. Leo talks about countries like he's reading it off Wikipedia because he is. Ed forgets what continental means which angers …

126: #122 | Inanimate Love Affairs with Ali Fox

September 22nd, 2020

40:17
Ed and Hannah are joined in the old Reviewatowers by actor, improviser and all round sound egg Ali Fox. The chat immediately descends into comparing …

125: #121 | Ball Pond Shame with Sharon Mannion

September 15th, 2020

46:12

Reviewables is back back back (!) after a long pandemic induced hiatus and regular co -hosts Hannah and Ed are joined in studio by guest Sharon …

124: #120 | Beetlejuice Blues And Retirement News with Finbarr Doyle

March 20th, 2020

43:22
Hey Reviewapals, it's an old forgotten episode recorded last Halloween with actor, Dreamgunner  and lovely man, Finbarr Doyle. He chats to Ed and …

123: #119 | What's The Bus Fuss with Duane Doogan

March 19th, 2020

44:35

Hey Reviewapals, in this episode, Hannah and Ed talk to comedian and podcaster Duane Doogan about cake eating methods, David Attenborough's (alleged) dark secret and Duane's hatred of buses which leads to the lowest …

122: #118 | Reviewing the Right And Other Pursuits with Aideen McQueen

March 10th, 2020

36:06

This week Hannah and Ed almost immediately spiral out as every podcast gets brutally reviewed in one fell swoop, including their own. Special guest …

121: #117 | Sustainable Chit Chat with Blaithin de Burca

March 4th, 2020

35:28
This week Hannah and Ed are joined in the Reviewatower by comedian, try channel star and podcaster Blaithin de Burca who reviews sustainable personal hygiene products and what make a perfect housemate. Meanwhile, Ed …

120: #116 | Rock Hard Rabbit Hole Video Review with Mark Cantan

February 25th, 2020

45:11

This week the show gets off to a semi flying start with confusion over the words to Hannah and Ed's backstage warm up vocal exercises. Also, …

119: #115 | Kevin Bacon Dreams with Sarah Devereux

February 20th, 2020

33:15

This week's free wheeling episode sees the wonderful Sarah Devereux grace Hannah and Ed with her bag of precious things. What's in there?  All will …

118: #114 | Caucasian World Music Canvassing with Seanie Sutcliffe

February 11th, 2020

40:46
This week the Reviewatower headquarters is invaded for a chat by local Independent from the  Cavan or Monaghan area and regular on the RTÉ Player …

117: #113 | Fibber's Tales and You've Got Mail with Andrea Farrell

February 4th, 2020

34:44
Hannah and Ed are joined in the reviewabunker by award winning comedian and sometime musician and singer Andrea Farrell who eventually gets round to discussing her favourite film "You've Got Mail" but not before …

116: #112 | Dick Liver cancels himself with Dick Liver

January 28th, 2020

37:27

In what may be his last ever interview,veteran broadcaster and "fan favourite" (his words), Dick Liver, joins Hannah and Ed to read out his own obituary and admits to some pretty heinous activities in order to cut the …

115: #111 | Machine Gun Time Traveller with Shane Clifford

January 21st, 2020

41:06

This weeks brand new episode features a conversation with comedian Shane Clifford from way back in late October. Time travel with heavy artillery and other topics such as the aim of a sit down urination, if aliens were …

114: #110 | Cash and Carry Cleanup with Michael Fry

January 14th, 2020

42:43
Hannah and Ed return to ReviewaTowers studio after a Winter hiatus for a chat with comedian Michael Fry before his big move to London. He reviews carrying out menial tasks and cashing very little money for it in his …

113: #109 | Cooking the Books with Gearoid Farrelly

November 5th, 2019

42:15

This week the comedy bunker dwellers, Hannah and Ed, are visited by the clean living (for the most part) Gearoid Farrelly, a stand up and podcaster …

112: #108 | Crazier for Frasier

October 29th, 2019

43:13

The greedy man with too many names who is Jordan Lee Daniel joins Ed and Hannah in the comedy booth for a review of the sitcom Frasier which Hannah has never seen. That won't stop her talking about her favourite episode …

111: #107 | Spooked with Stephen Bradley

October 22nd, 2019

38:48

Tis the season and Reviewables is the reason that comedian Stephen Bradley joins Ed and Hannah in the recording bunker to talk about sexy goats, why …

110: #106 | Why Daddy, Why? with Roxanna Nic Liam

September 17th, 2019

43:25

Hannah and Ed reach the end of their heat induced madness with special guest and star of Fair City, the wonderful Roxanna Nic Liam. Hannah tries to …

109: #105 | Being Frank and Dissing Dylan with Gareth Lyons

July 30th, 2019

42:33

This week Hannah and Ed are joined in the HeadStuff studio by animator, comedian and critic of sincerity, Gareth Lyons. He talks about his disappointment with the movie "Frank" and Bob Dylan while Ed and Hannah reveal …

108: #104 | Battle of the Boiling Brains with Aoife O' Connor

July 23rd, 2019

32:34
Comedian and co host of @idontknowherpod Aoife O' Connor joins Hannah and Ed in a very warm studio that is slowly cooking everyone's brains in their …

107: #103 | Tea and Turkish Delight on the Amazon Trail with Ali Fox

July 16th, 2019

40:11

Actor, Comedian and all round gas bean Ali Fox joins our regular hosts Ed and Hannah in a hot studio to discuss Turkish Delight, how to make the …

106: #102 | The Spectre of Mr.Tayto in Savage County with Carl Kinsella

July 9th, 2019

39:16
Ed and Hannah are joined in studio this week by Joe.ie's Carl Kinsella who reviews an event filled trip to Savage County in the land of America where he was introduced to long form mugging, a Jesus museum and the …

105: #101 | Busting Blocks with Tony Cantwell

July 2nd, 2019

38:12
Future hall of famer and the Internet's Tony Cantwell joins Ed and Hannah to determine whether or not 1987 was the year that movies peaked. The …

104: #100 | Burning Bridges and Calling Out Bitches with Peter McGann

June 25th, 2019

39:50
This week Ed and Hannah welcome regular guest and extraordinary human man Peter McGann to the studio. Peter is an actor, writer and booking agent for …

103: #99 The Online Adventures Of G-String Stiff-Rod with Justine Stafford

June 18th, 2019

42:23

This week our fearsome, sometime reviewing duo invite Joe.ie contributor, comedian and God of Memes Justine Stafford to review the good and bad points of the Internet, We discover what's in a theatrical joint, Justine …

102: #98 | Insufferable Outbursts with Kevin McGahern

June 11th, 2019

39:22
Hannah and Edwin welcome long time Review-a-pal Kevin McGahern to the Headstuff studios. 

Kevin is a comedian, actor and award winning playwright who has appeared in Hardy Bucks, Nowhere Fast, Bridget and Eamon and …

101: #97 | Fifty Shades Of Brown with Ronan Carey

June 4th, 2019

29:07

Dreamgun Film Reads Narrator and Fanta of Knowledge Roan Carey extols the virtues of the under rated colour brown, quizzes Edwin on his Taoiseach …

100: #96 | The Scaldy Witch Cometh With Aoife Spratt

May 28th, 2019

32:55

The show makes its triumphant return with new co host Hannah Mammalis and returning host Edwin Sammon joined in studio by actor extraordinaire and all round good egg Aoife Spratt. A giddy chat ensues as the eight months …

99: The Best of Reviewables Part 2

May 21st, 2019

57:08

It's Cian's last stand as co-host and the end of an era for the podcast. Some final highlights before the new series of episodes next week! Featuring, Dick Liver, Leo Varadkar, Giles Brody, Kelly Shatter, Luke Benson, …

The Best of Reviewables Part 1

May 16th, 2019

1:00:08

This compilation features some highlights from the many many guests Edwin and Cian have had in the Reviewable hot seat. In order of appearance, Ronan Grace, Pat MCDonnell, Norma Sheahan, Tara Flynn, Kevin Gildea, Andrea …

98: #95 | Election Special with Dick Liver

September 17th, 2018

38:12

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. …

97: #94 | Chihuahua Ban with Hannah Mamalis

September 11th, 2018

29:20

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 …

96: #93 | Being on Time with Jim Elliott

September 4th, 2018

28:50

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 …

95: #92 | Sacristy Tales with Giles Brody

July 24th, 2018

50:10

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. …

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

July 17th, 2018

34:49

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 …

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

July 10th, 2018

44:26

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 …

92: #89 | Time Drowns with Owen Colgan

July 3rd, 2018

45:14

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 …

91: #88 | Kill James Bond with Sahar Ali

June 26th, 2018

37:31

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 …

90: #87 | Bidet Mates with Andrea Farrell

June 19th, 2018

32:43

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 …

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

June 12th, 2018

35:41

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 …

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

June 5th, 2018

1:00:00

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 …

87: REISSUE #46 | Butt York with Hannah Mamalis

May 29th, 2018

37:13

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 …

86: #86 | Later Gator Haters with Lacey McGarrigle

May 22nd, 2018

41:11

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 …

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

May 14th, 2018

31:11

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 …

84: #84 | The Long Dark Twenties

May 8th, 2018

41:30

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 …

83: #83 | Gesundheit with Fiona Frawley

May 1st, 2018

32:47

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 …

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

April 24th, 2018

32:23

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 …

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

April 17th, 2018

40:20

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 …

80: #80 | Remaining Alive with Barry Gibb

April 10th, 2018

15:17

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.

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

April 3rd, 2018

37:02

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 …

78: #78 | Straight White Ginger with Grace Mulvey

March 27th, 2018

37:04

Comedian Grace Mulvey can't wait for a female Hitler and thinks it’s about time that straight white men took back the world of improv. Also this week …

77: #77 | Recorded in Advance with Patser Murray

March 20th, 2018

36:02

This week comedian Patser Murray joins us to find out why Edwin is the Robin Hood of bike thievery and why James Cameron is hunting Muhammad Ali’s Olympic medal. Also this week we launch the world’s worst researched …

76: #76 | Ireland’s Got President with Richie Grace

March 13th, 2018

39:49

Property Developer and part-time philanthropist Richie Grace (Rory Connolly) joins us to talk about his upcoming bid for the presidency. He also …

75: #75 | Hang Sammon with Podge McNamee

March 6th, 2018

40:10

Ham Sandwich Guitar Man Podge McNamee is our guest this week and since Cian didn’t bother to show up we have two co-hosts - Kevin McGahern and Bridget Clare Johns. Questions answered this week - why does Edwin have …

74: #74 | Cushing Number with Oisin Hanlon

February 27th, 2018

37:48

Comedian Oisin Hanlon tries to review Star Wars Rogue One but the film sent him on a life-changing odyssey in Spain that involved homeless models, …

73: #73 | Pizza Lolly with Tom O’Mahony.

February 20th, 2018

30:58

Tom O’Mahony is on this week to talk about why we import rabbits from Italy, what’s going on with Flat Earthers and why we’re all going to get rich …

72: #72 | Mr. Dempsey’s Opus with Peter McGann

February 13th, 2018

39:20

Peter McGann joins us briefly this week before we give Edwin a surprise with a visit from his old school principal Mr. Dempsey. He runs us through …

71: #71 | The Helen Bauer Power Half-Hour

February 6th, 2018

28:55

English comedian Helen Bauer tells us how great it was to grow up in a service station somewhere south of London. Then there’s a Kardashian/Star Wars …

69: #69 | Positive Honking with Brian Gallagher

January 23rd, 2018

30:39

Comedian Brian Gallagher has sat through more competency based interviews than he cares to remember. He tells us why they’re all shite!

Also this week: Why are geese fascists, why is our spinoff podcast about …

#68 | Inside Your HeadStuff with Martin Fahy & Jonathan Sammon

January 16th, 2018

52:35

We’ve got a bumper episode this week with monkey expert Martin Fahy and Edwin’s brother Jonathan Sammon. They discuss Faith Healer Compounds in Offaly and where isn’t appropriate for the laying on of hands. The Sammon …

#67 | A Boy or Something with Marise Gaughan

January 9th, 2018

37:00

Comedian Marise Gaughan runs through the difficulty of having an unusual name. Edwin reveals that his father gets his name wrong all the time. Then …

#66 | The Begrudge Report with Alison Spittle & Clare Monnelly

January 2nd, 2018

33:14

Alison Spittle and Clare Monnelly, the stars of RTE’s Nowhere Fast, help us welcome in 2018. They help us answer the most pressing questions of the New Year – who is the most begrudged Irish celebrity? When do doctors …

Best of The HeadStuff Podcast Network 2017

December 26th, 2017

37:05

So here we are, at the end of another year, the 2017th year… can you believe there have already be 2017 years on this planet? Amazing really. Anyway, what we have compiled here is the best of The HeadStuff Podcast …

#65 | Christmas Special with Giles Brody & Leo Varadkar

December 19th, 2017

59:45

Comedian Giles Brody and cool Taoiseach Leo Varadkar join us for our bumper Christmas episode. We cover all the big topics you’d expect in December. …

#64 | Speed Freak with Stephen Colfer

December 12th, 2017

34:43

Actor and writer Stephen Colfer is ashamed of how he listens to podcasts. Is he a freak? Find out on this episode! Also this week – how do you beat …

#63 | Half Price with Keith Fox

December 5th, 2017

36:12

How many discount massages and photography sessions can one man need? Comedian Keith Fox is here to answer that question. Also this week – is there a stroke emoji? Do you use ATM Machines? And what did Edwin’s agent …

#62 | LA, Story? With Aoife Dooley

November 28th, 2017

36:19

Creator of Your One Nikita and author of How to Deal With Poxes Aoife Dooley is in studio this week to review LA in all its seedy glory. She talks …

#61 | Bin Day with Colm McGlinchey

November 21st, 2017

32:41

Resident host of The Comedy Crunch Colm McGlinchey carries things up and down stairs a lot and now finally he gets to review this important topic. …

#60 | Fashion Tips with Ardal O’Hanlon

November 14th, 2017

42:47

This week Ardal O’Hanlon joins Cian and stand-in co-host (and former Taoiseach) Kevin McGahern to talk about why he’s going to start wearing unfashionable clothing soon. Also this week – is celery really a food or just …

#59 | Talkin’ Trousers with Joe Rooney

November 7th, 2017

35:33

Former fake priest Joe Rooney drops by the studio to review trousers, living on a boat and the rights and wrongs of throwing underpants at your kids. Also this week we answer the big questions – Is Tom Cruise an …

#58 | Make Your Own Ghost Cat with Rob Stears

October 31st, 2017

35:35

Illustrator Rob Stears drops by to review Ghost Cats (and how to make them), Dying from a Cold and the evil that is Cake in a Mug. Also this week …

#57 | Dog Vests with Lisa Casey

October 24th, 2017

37:44

This week Dundalk comedian Lisa Casey stops by to review coping mechanisms and try to plug her new dog vest business. Also this week – how sound was George Michael? Are champagne crisps gross? Is reading while walking …

#56 | Dial T for Taoiseach with Leo Varadkar

October 17th, 2017

33:49

While waiting for former Republic of Telly presenter Kevin McGahern to turn up Edwin and Cian are paid a visit by none other than Ireland’s coolest …

#55 | Pimp My Podcast with Martin Angolo & Ger Staunton

October 10th, 2017

34:30

Martin Angolo and Ger Staunton from the Canary in a Comedy Goldmine podcast join us in studio this week. Martin has suggestions for how Reviewables …

#54 | Live at Dublin Podcast Festival with Karl Spain

October 3rd, 2017

47:05

Karl Spain joins us for our Dublin Podcast Festival live show recorded in the Sugar Club, Dublin. Karl reviews a stag party that resulted in Edwin …

#53 | The Return of Ryan Cullen

September 26th, 2017

42:45

We’ve come a long way in the last year and this week we find out if Ryan Cullen has too. Donegal’s most loved/hated comedian, Ryan Cullen joins us to …

#52 | On the Road with Liam Nugent & Fr. Quigg (Part 2)

September 19th, 2017

27:41

In this thrilling conclusion to our Cliffs of Moher special the lads manage to successfully survive the completely real cliff-hanger ending of last …

#51 | On the Road with Liam Nugent & Fr. Quigg (Part 1)

September 12th, 2017

36:06

Recorded in a small hut by the Cliffs of Moher this week’s episode features comedian/disturbed young man Liam Nugent and evil, elderly priest Father Quigg who join us to fight with Edwin, review bicyclists and play some …

#50 | Fight Your Friends with Emma Doran

September 5th, 2017

34:21

Things get unexpectedly violent on our fiftieth episode as Emma Doran reviews her former best friends. Street fights, Wendy House prisoners, dead …

#49 | George Hook: The Horrible Tasty Truth with Kevin Gildea

August 29th, 2017

31:17

Legal letters are assured as Kevin Gildea reveals the horrible, tasty truth about George Hook in this week’s revelation-filled episode. Also this week –  why are Subway putting sugar in your sandwiches? Why is The …

#48 | Stale Democracy Biscuits with Michael Redmond

August 22nd, 2017

33:50

On this week’s episode we talk medicinal LSD, urban beekeeping, late night biscuit baking and try and determine if democracy has become a mockery with Fr. Stone himself, Michael Redmond. Cian also reveals his deep and …

#47 | Internet Brain Tingles with Darren Lalor

August 15th, 2017

35:04

This week comedian, Facts channel contributor and voice over person Darren Lalor discusses politician cosplay, bus etiquette, inter bag breeding, …

#46 | Butt York with Hannah Mamalis

August 8th, 2017

37:15

An emotional episode this week as actor/comedian Hannah Mamalis reviews 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 …

#45 | Behind the scenes at the Vodafone Comedy Festival

August 4th, 2017

32:07

Bonus Episode! Edwin wandered the Iveagh Gardens to give you a feel for what goes on behind the scenes at a comedy festival. Tim Key reviews Guinness glasses. Foil, Arms & Hog tell us how they’re really a James …

#44 | Live at the Vodafone Comedy Festival

August 1st, 2017

1:05:48

Reviewables Live was recorded in a packed tent at the Iveagh Gardens in Dublin with special guests Andrea Farrell, Erin McGathy, Kevin McGahern and Ronan Grace. Titanic Stories, Bill Clinton Statues and Sex Cooking all …

#43 | The Return of Johnny Candon

July 25th, 2017

28:56

This week we pull an episode out of the archives and bring you more from our conversation last January with Johnny Candon. Johnny tells us what …

#42 | Alone Time with Danny Ryan

July 18th, 2017

37:55

Limerick comedian Danny Ryan reviews the many, many hours he spent alone as a young man exploring the disappointing landscape of his imagination. Danny also reveals the origin story of The Air Stander – a superhero with …

#41 | Eat Dirt with Colum McDonnell

July 11th, 2017

35:34

Colum McDonnell digs in to his childhood with Cian and Edwin this week – toy soldiers, war comics and cheating at chess are all reviewed. Also this …

#40 | Ground Control with Conor O’Toole

July 4th, 2017

33:47

Conor O’Toole rates and reviews ground coverings this week. What’s so good about grass and why does he hate sand? Listen in to find out. Also this …

#39 | Sprog Tales with Ciara King

June 27th, 2017

25:39

2FM DJ Ciara King joins us in studio to discuss why she can’t relate to comedians doing material about their children. Some strict rules for …

#38 | Inbox Diving with Julie Jay

June 20th, 2017

27:05

After five minutes’ meticulous research, comedian Julie Jay decides to review the contents of her inbox. Riddler date requests, oblivious sexual …

#37 | Rule of Three with Kevin McGahern

June 13th, 2017

37:11

Republic of Telly presenter Kevin McGahern joins us for the most controversial reviews ever recorded in the Reviewables studio. We get our first phone-in guest and it’s none other than Liveline presenter Joe Duffy! Also …

#36 | Small Fighting Talk with Trevor Browne

June 6th, 2017

35:41

The self-appointed prince of Irish comedy Trevor Browne reviews office small talk this week. What topic will give you the most mileage and bore you the least? Also in this episode – Trevor’s history of fighting at …

#35 | Hold that Door with Temper-Mental MissElayneous

May 30th, 2017

32:37

Spoken word artist Temper-Mental MissElayneous lays down the law about opening doors for people. She also tells us about knowing her own mind at a young age, how social media can appeal to charity narcissists and treats …

#34 | Cats in Pants with Paul Tylak

May 23rd, 2017

25:39

Paul Tylak drops by the studio to ask and answer many of the day’s burning questions: Why don’t songs tell stories anymore? Why do cats not wear …

#33 | It’s the End of the World with George Fox

May 16th, 2017

34:44

Comedian, Facts Channel Contributor and Hat Wearer George Fox joins us as we settle in for the end of the world. George reviews apocalypse scenarios …

#32 | You’re Fired with Emman Idama

May 9th, 2017

31:43

Ever been fired? Ever been made to watch a forty minute video of you doing the thing that you got fired for first? Emman Idama was and he’s here to share it with us. Also this week – a review of Grafton Street that …

#31 | Drugs in a Cup with Tara Flynn

May 2nd, 2017

34:11

Remember when advertisements were good? And by ‘good’ we mean really terrible? Well Tara Flynn does and she wants that idyllic time back goddamn it. Also in this week’s show – why Cian will never get to be in an ad, why …

#30 | Supermarket United with Seán Burke

April 25th, 2017

31:32

This week comedian Seán Burke drops by to talk football fans. Cian and Edwin try instilling a fear of flying in him. There’s look at reviews of pickle juice and edible insects and a new disgusting use for sheep’s …

#29 | Beaning There with Stephen Bradley

April 18th, 2017

29:32

Stephen Bradley hates beans… or does he? By the end of this episode even he wasn’t sure. Also in this episode: Who makes toast from scratch, who’s …

#28 | Racist Insides with Damian Clark

April 11th, 2017

25:56

Aussie comedy guy Damian Clark drops by and lets us in on a little secret – to beat cancer you have to be racist on the inside. Edwin reviews Sonic the Hedgehog 3, we find a mystery white pill in the studio, Cian …

#27 | Quantum Casting with Cormac Moore

April 4th, 2017

29:59

He’s the host of Fully Charged on Spin 103.8 but for one morning only Cormac Moore can swear into a microphone without getting in trouble! He takes …

#26 | Lack of the Oirish with Peter McGann

March 28th, 2017

28:15

There’s a lot of them out there, they’re cringe-worthily embarrassing and Peter McGann is on this week’s show to review them. Yes it’s the awful …

#25 | Sequelitis with Gordon Rochford

March 21st, 2017

25:15

He’s one half of Those Conspiracy Guys and he hates cash-in movie sequels and spinoffs. He’s Gordon Rochford and he’s wrong about Babe 2: Pig in the City! Also this week – prank pregnancy tests, fake poo and the longest …

#23 | Untenable Existential Crisis with Eve Darcy

March 7th, 2017

29:39

Eve Darcy tries to make listeners and hosts alike doubt their very existence with a badly written children’s book. Also this week – saxophone-playing rats, rapper cookbooks and terrible metaphors for the meaning of …

#22 | Carwash Remakes with Giles Brody

February 28th, 2017

24:36

Why do some many Hollywood films become shoddy foreign remakes? Giles Brody comes in to review this disturbing trend for us. Also this week – Why is …

#21 | TARDIS Latte with Johnny Candon

February 21st, 2017

25:56

Johnny Candon pays his first visit to the Reviewables studio and brings us on a whirlwind review session covering Doctor Who’s preferred method of transport, Gary Lineker’s boxer shorts, Patrick Stewart’s chest, …

#20 | My Fungal Valentine with Ruth Hunter

February 14th, 2017

31:58

It’s Valentine’s Day so we’re talking fungal foot infections with Ruth Hunter. Also today a first for the podcast as we smell-sample some cheap perfume, ideal for a last minute Valentine’s gift. And we’re talking Death …

#19 | Deli Social Work with Laura Byrne

February 7th, 2017

31:40

Laura Byrne lays down the law on what’s acceptable when it comes to breakfast rolls and how best to avoid being barred from your local crappy deli. …

#18 | Energy Waffles with Sharon Mannion

January 31st, 2017

27:42

Forced child musical education is on the agenda today as comedian Sharon Mannion recalls the curse of the button accordion. Also this week – What happened to Birdseye Potato Waffles? Who actually likes energy drinks? …

#17 | Pottery PDA with Erin McGathy

January 24th, 2017

32:38

Comedian and host of the This Feels Terrible Podcast Erin McGathy joins Cian and Edwin and she’s brought a list. Why are public displays of affection better in Ireland than LA? What’s wrong with Ghost? Who keeps an …

#16 | Interrogate Cereal with Martin Angolo

January 17th, 2017

31:38

Martin Angolo lies about cereal and Cian and Edwin rightfully treat him as a hostile witness. Later, Edwin takes over the Review Anew section to …

#15 | All the Cheese with Danny O’Brien

January 10th, 2017

29:49

Resident Host of the Comedy Crunch Danny O’Brien joins us to talk about turning over a new leaf in the new year and why that’s total nonsense. Also in today’s episode the worst excuses for not going to work, Edwin …

#14 | Puppet Sauce with Rory Connolly

January 3rd, 2017

29:14

Our first episode of 2017 sees Rory Connolly from Diet of Worms reviewing beermats and telling us why they’re illegal in Edinburgh in the month of …

#13 | Christmas Buckaroos with Jim Elliott and Fred Cooke

December 20th, 2016

1:07:11

It’s the Christmas Special! To celebrate we have cheap booze and even cheaper guests. Fred Cooke and Jim Elliott join us to talk buckaroo, pigeon …

#12 |Beauty and the Bah Humbug with Andrea Farrell

December 13th, 2016

30:45

Andrea Farrell joins us this week and tells us why Beauty and the Beast is forever linked with a childhood trauma for her and why they shouldn’t thaw …

#11 | Bat Mouths with Ronan Grace

December 6th, 2016

29:43

Comedian Ronan Grace racks up more reviews than any guest so far – going from continental cuisine to batmen via robot putdowns, burger joint DJs and problematic nipples. Also this week what movie does Edwin find both …

#10 | Man Bun Union with Joanne McNally

November 29th, 2016

24:13

Joanne McNally tells us why this ‘going out’ lark is dead to her and how she’s all turned around on man buns. Edwin introduces us to Blades the new …

#9 | Mouth Failures with Steve Bennett

November 22nd, 2016

28:09

Steve Bennett (Irish Comedian of the Year 2016) reviews schadenfreude and tells us why he adores bad entertainment. Also this week the sinister Street Cleaner’s Union revealed and our first beef – we call out Vit-Hit …

#8 | Broken Hoop Dreams with Norma Sheahan.

November 15th, 2016

30:01

Norma Sheahan (Moone Boy, Can’t Cope Won’t Cope) joins us for an episode that has it all – an impenetrable bottle, a fleeing guest, disgusting recipes and a song to close the show. Plus why read a book when you can just …

#7 | Craft Haribo Lager with Pat McDonnell

November 8th, 2016

24:27

Pat McDonnell (Father Ted, Savage Eye) drops by to let us know why eggs are unnatural and how Haribo and cheap lager are virtually identical to a good craft IPA. Also this episode – why does Edwin hate Google Maps and …

#6 | US Election Egg Special with Shawna Scott

November 1st, 2016

33:35

Sexsiopa.ie owner Shawna Scott reviews absentee voting for the US Election and revises her opinion on wine. Also Edwin tells us why Westworld season …

#5 | Colin Farrell Harassment Club with Ger Staunton

October 25th, 2016

28:46

Ger Staunton on how a love of rubbish football led him to free pints in Belgium and the foundation of the Colin Farrell Harassment Club. Also we …

#4 | The Sickness Charts with Alison Spittle

October 18th, 2016

29:39

Comedian Alison Spittle is in studio to rank illnesses in order of preference. Bed rest, sympathy and ability to watch boxsets are the criteria used. How does Flu size up to the Big C? Also this week illegal tips on …

#3 | Meatball Chandeliers with Eric Lalor

October 11th, 2016

29:22

Eric Lalor, the most evil man in Carrigstown, drops in to review returning to the gym as an auld fellah. We sample rabbit-dropping-esque meatballs …

#2 | Raisin Graves with Ryan Cullen

October 4th, 2016

35:25

Comedian Ryan Cullen reviews raisins and explains why they make him so very very angry. Why does spam taste like Northern Ireland? The barmbrack myth …

#1 | Hotdog Dating with Grainne McKeever

September 27th, 2016

37:01

It’s our first episode! To kick it all off we have comedian Grainne McKeever in to review online dating and propose a few changes that will either make it better or far far worse. We test a jar of Wikinger hot dogs (aka …

REVIEWABLES | Trailer for brand new podcast on HeadStuff Podcast Network

September 21st, 2016

0:57

Reviewables is the brand new podcast from The HeadStuff Podcast Network. Every week Cian McGarrigle and his trusty co-host Edwin Sammon will review the overlooked moments and lowbrow pleasures of life. They will review …

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