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Des Bishop Podcast podcast

Des Bishop Podcast

Stand up comic Des Bishop, talks to Comics, Politicians, Artists and whoever he finds interesting about life on both sides of the Atlantic. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.

Stand up comic Des Bishop, talks to Comics, Politicians, Artists and whoever he finds interesting about life on both sides of the Atlantic. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.

 

#154

Mark Hayes: From Cork to Hollywood

Fun ep with LA based cork comedian Mark Hayes. Des and Mark swap fish out of water stories, whats funny to Americans about Ireland, celebrity interactions and falling in love with American women. They also have a quick chat about Ian Bailey. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

16 Jul 2021

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:00

16 Jul 2021


#153

Ashley Gavin Pride Special

This week's episode I chat with Ashley Gavin. She is a super funny comic in NY that I met recently at a show of Hannah's. We chat about coming out as gay, letting the audience know up front about who she is. She tells some hilarious stories about doing cruises and we finish with a chat about the first active NFL player coming out. Enjoy See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

26 Jun 2021

1 HR 25 MINS

1:25:15

26 Jun 2021


#152

The Irish Staycation Special

On today's ep Des and Steve chat about great Irish holiday spot memories. They give hotel tips and beach tips and funny stories about camping trips. They also open with a chat about trying to be hero because there was an explosion in Des's Building last night, See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

04 Jun 2021

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:16

04 Jun 2021


#151

psilocybin miracle with Jon Kostakopoulos

One of the most interesting episodes we have ever done. I chat with Jon about his involvement in a trial to use Psilocybin to overcome alcohol use disorder. We also discuss recent breakthroughs in the use of psilocybin and mdma in the treatment of various mental health issues. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

27 May 2021

56 MINS

56:43

27 May 2021


#150

Fred Cooke: Who's the Daddy

Fun chat with Irish Comedian Fred Cooke about becoming a Dad and the joy of the pandemic giving him the chance to spend with the fam. We also chat about being engaged and living with a comedian and the fun that comes with that. Enjoy See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

21 May 2021

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:42

21 May 2021


#149

Nietzsche, God and more deep philosophical discussions with Steve

Well Steve is back and he is a very deep thinker these days after his first year in Trinity. We indulge in a very interesting discussion about Netzsche and society without God. We also chat about online hate and the anxiety it creates. Great to have Steve back. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

14 May 2021

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:11

14 May 2021


#148

Getting to know Tony Cantwell

I had a great chat with Irish comedian Tony Cantwell. He has been blowing up in Ireland over the last few years and his videos and podcast are hugely popular. We chat about all things comedy and how things have changed as a result of online content. We chat about having a kid and how that focusses you. We also have a great wedding chat and Tony is full of great advice. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

07 May 2021

56 MINS

56:30

07 May 2021


#147

Gearoid Farrelly: Out and Proud from Finglas to the stage

I had such a great chat with Gearoid Farrelly. He is a Dublin based Stand Up comedian and he is hilarious. He also tells a tough story about being bullied while growing up in Finglas. He jokingly admits he was the last one in his family to know he was gay and he is very funny talking about it. He talks about getting into comedy and also has some very insightful thoughts on the Marriage equality referendum and how it felt as a gay man in Ireland during the campaign. You are really going to like this ep See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

22 Apr 2021

58 MINS

58:46

22 Apr 2021


#146

Emma Willman and the comedy of confusion

This is an awesome episode with Comedian Emma Willman. She is an NY based comedian who some may know from Crazy Ex Girlfriend. We chat about her struggles with booze and how own bad night ending up getting me involved. We also chat about whether things have improved for a gay comedian on the comedy scene. We finish with a fascinating discussion about the importance of how you are identified on stage. Emma is amazing. Enjoy. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

16 Apr 2021

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:35

16 Apr 2021


#145

John Bishop is back

It is great to have John Bishop back. He is a good friend and a hilarious guest. We chat about live comedy returning to NY and his recent vaccination. Then John imparts the wisdom of his many married years on me in a very humorous way. Such a fun episode. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

08 Apr 2021

59 MINS

59:46

08 Apr 2021


#144

Lil Nas X and Childhood memories with Aidan Bishop

Fun episode today with my brother Aidan. We go down memory lane thinking about the funny memories from our childhood. There is a lot of phone material which is always fun to revisit. I also have a quick rant about the reaction to the Lil Nas X video and concerns about the devilEnjoy See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

02 Apr 2021

52 MINS

52:34

02 Apr 2021


#143

Asian hate and love with Jocelyn China and Des rants about guns.

On this ep Des chats with Comedian Jocelyn Chia. Jocelyn was raised in Singapore but is now based in NYC where she is an up and coming comic on the NY circuit. They chat about culture shocks, fish out of water comedy, recent violence against the AAPI community and being more free to discuss sex in the US. They also chat about Bi-Lingual comedy and what gets lost in translation. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

26 Mar 2021

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:18

26 Mar 2021


#142

Joanne McNally is back for one night only

Our good friend Joanne is back on the pod and she is on fire. We chat about booze, cancer, eating disorders, stress management, vaccines, weddings and a lot more. It is a super fun ep and reminds us why we miss Joanne. Enjoy See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

19 Mar 2021

57 MINS

57:43

19 Mar 2021


#141

Engagements and Wedding plans with Hannah Berner

Hannah and Des chat about getting engaged, how it went down, has it changed anything and how wedding plans are gong. They also chat about their relationship and relationship stuff in general. They include some brewing issues around wedding invite drama and proposal story pressure. Very fun episode. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

12 Mar 2021

57 MINS

57:58

12 Mar 2021