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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Mar 20, 2015

In this episode Ken welcomes Irish comedian and television personality Maeve Higgins to the show.


Ken and Maeve discuss theater basements, Tuba based misunderstandings, RTE 1 and 2: Ireland's only television, TV in Zimbabwe, The Tracy Ullman Show, seeing the Simpsons for the first time, 7 Brides for 7 Blues Brothers, books as dick fuel, Home & Away, Australian soaps, parental hypocrisy, hidden camera shows, why the Irish are uniquely positions to be willing victims on hidden camera shows, Airplane, slapstick humor, Only Fools and Horses, not being able to identify with all male comedy shows, Irish Babysitters, living in the suburbs as a nanny, Kathy Griffin, Margaret Cho, Two Fat Ladies, Fancy Vittles, My So-Called Life, capturing teenagers spirit, American feelings, awful first kisses, not revisiting your childhood favorites, NYC on TV, Friends, Seinfeld, The Late Late Show: The Longest Running Chat Show in the world, Terry Wogan, leaving Ireland for fame and fortune in the UK, Graham Norton, Father Ted, heavy conversations as party killer, The Kroll Show, Peter Davidson, never seeing Doctor Who, The Cosby Show, The Most Irish Show of all time, Ear to the Ground, Nation Wide, TV as home sickness cure, Pride and Prejudice, Colin Firth's sexy swimming, Robert Mugabe's terrifying totalitarian television, Moone Boy, the luxurious experience of hair and makeup, Love/Hate, overcover undercover cops, and Ken's first time recommendation of someone not needing to watch more TV.