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Jun 30, 2019

In show 46, Taranoia is (well, was) LIVE from the Library of Progress on the Woodlands Stage at Body & Soul Festival. Special guest: comedian Alison Spittle. With a real live audience in an actual woodland glade - outside, like, in the almost-rain  - Tara and Alison chat about the serious business of comedy and...


Jun 24, 2019

In show 44 (wish it was 50, but here we are), Tara celebrates her half century by recording a breezy (literally), free-form, stream-of-consciousness podcast from a car at the side of the road, overlooking Kinsale. That’s right, she’s 50. (Fifty.) (50.) She’s earned every facial line and wrinkle and knee-creak so...


Jun 17, 2019

In show 43, Tara has journalist and author Lynn Enright over to her flat for a chat. They talk about moving to London, the concept of ‘DubLon’ and and finding where you’re meant to be in your life and career. How Lynn highlighted the need to repeal the 8th amendment from overseas. Why is it that now, even those...


Jun 10, 2019

In show 42 (recorded a couple of weeks ago), Tara is in London talking to Stewart Lee about comedy and whether PC really has GONE MAD. Stewart has lots of thoughts on Brexit. They talk about the role of satire, and whether comedians have a responsibility when you can, in reality,  ‘say anything (anymore)’. There’s...


Jun 3, 2019

In show 41, Tara meets up with Emily Waszak of Migrants for Reproductive Justice (MERJ). Tara discovers that while Tara is a big chicken, Emily is much braver. They talk civil disobedience, anarchy, the migrant experience in Ireland, structural discrimination, repro rights and maternity care, housing and evictions,...