Monday December 9, 2019

Appetite For Distraction

As the comedian said to the Bishop . . . two podcasts featuring Maeve Higgins feature two very different outcomes

26th November, 2017
Maeve Higgins: her podcast with Des Bishop makes for uncomfortable listening

Iwant to talk about Maeve Higgins and a tale of two podcasts.

Earlier this week, the Cork-born, New York-based comic tweeted at Des Bishop: “Hey @DesBishop,” she wrote. “Where did the podcast we taped during the summer disappear to? Interesting to listen to at this point in time, no?” She added the hashtags #WomenInComedy and #Sexism.

It came as women on the Irish comedy scene began sharing stories of what they...

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