The Blindboy Podcast

Hosted by Blindboy, of the Rubberbandits. An eclectic podcast containing short fiction, interviews and comedy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h13m. Bisher sind 249 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 8 hours 55 minutes

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episode 249: Teenage Margaret Thatcher Turtles


How the policies of Margaret Thatcher shaped how the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was written and animated. A extract a boiling hot take through critique of the franchise


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episode 248: Speaking to a Cyberpsychologist about the psychology of online behaviour


Dr.Nicola Fox Hamilton is a cyberpsychologist. We chat about what social media is doing to our minds and behaviour. Why can it make us more hostile? What is the science behind internet trolls? Is social media addictive? And how will VR impact our brains?


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episode 247: CIA involvment in 20th century literature


Art has been appropriated for military purposes throughout the 20th century.Military camouflage was inspired by Cubism, Abstract art was used as anti soviet propaganda and In the 1950's the CIA covertly funded literary magazines to service US Imperialism


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episode 246: Swingers Saunas and American cows eating Skittles


A relaxing hot take about Swingers Saunas and American Cows who are force-fed Skittles. Also some mental health chats about anxiety and anger

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episode 245: The Linear understanding of Time in European Art


Art hot takes from a covid fever dream. Western culture historically understands time to be linear, fixed, and unmovable. I explore how this influenced European portrait painting and how West African art changed it


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 2022-06-01  1h2m
 
 

episode 244: Louise McSharry


I chat with Louise McSharry who is an experienced radio presenter and broadcaster, and now hosts her own podcast.


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 2022-05-24  1h4m
 
 

episode 243: The Myth of the Valley of Madness


Irish Mythology Podcast. For 2000 years, stories have told that the Slieve Mish Mountains of Kerry can cure mental illness in those who visit. I explore this, with recent scientific findings


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 2022-05-18  55m
 
 

episode 242: The Testicular Musk of a Debs Pants Gusset


I interrogate the semiotics of other peoples sweat on rented tuxedos and suits. Also, I speak about a short technique to increase your creativity, which anybody can use.


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 2022-05-11  57m
 
 

episode 241: The strange English dystopian Sci Fi Novel about Ireland


Ossians Ride is an unitentionally hilarious paranoid novel written in 1959 about a futuristic Ireland that can obtain nuclear power from Turf. I pick it apart and contrast it with other Dystopian fiction


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 2022-05-04  1h41m
 
 

episode 240: Sports psychology with Keith Earls and Dr Declan Aherne


I chat with Munster and Ireland Rugby player, and psychologist Dr.Declan Aherne about managing mental health within Sports. The similarities between art and sport, We also speak about the human condition in general


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 2022-04-27  1h29m