29 minutes | Dec 29, 2022
Daniel Sloss is a brilliant and unique comedian who regularly sells out shows around the world. Daniel has already had two Netflix specials 'Dark' and 'Jigsaw', which propelled him even further into the global consciousness. His new special, filmed in Austin, Texas in 2019 'Socio' is available from DanielSloss.com for a fiver and is money well spent. He also has his special 'X' available on his site free of charge, unless you're in North America - in which case it's on HBO. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
36 minutes | Dec 13, 2022
John Heilemann is a producer and one of the stars of the excellent Showtime series The Circus. He is the co-founder of The Recount and can regularly be seen on MSNBC and NBCNews John and Mike discuss the likely outcomes for both Democrats and Republicans in 2024; the stench of Donald Trump throughout American politics and why Joe Biden is more likely than ever to run again in 2024 after a hugely successful midterm election Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
34 minutes | Nov 13, 2022
Mike Rinder is the author of the bestselling book, A Billion Years. He is the former executive director of Scientology's Office of Special Affairs and handled PR and legal matters for the organisation before leaving in 2007. Use the code DELVE at Manscaped.com for 20% and free shipping to support the show. 0.00 - Intro 3.10 - The difference between Sea Org, Parishioner and Staff Member in Scientology 6.00 - It got to the point of right and wrong 8.30 - The idea hammered home very early on 9.35 - It's almost sold as self help 13.08 - it's all fundementalist 14.30 - Being around L. Ron Hubbard and if he believed everything he was saying 16.10 - Hubbard in two words 17.30 - What Scientology does to people who leave 19.00 - I knew what was coming when i started speaking out 21.20 - Using the Me Too movement against Mike 25.00 - What happens when a celebrity like Leah Remini leaves 28.00 - Would he still be in Scientology if David Miscavige never took over? 30.07 - What will be the downfall Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
39 minutes | Nov 8, 2022
Javier Peña & Steve Murphy
The two men considered instrumental in the downfall of the Medellin cartel and its leader, the charismatic but vicious Pablo Escobar, have been touring the world, giving lectures to dispel any myths about the Columbian drug lord. Steve Murphy and Javier Pena were immortalised in the hugely popular Netflix series, Narcos. The men were played Boyd Holbrook and Pedro Pascal and the show's popularity saw interest in Escobar soar. This episode is supported by MANSCAPED. Use the code 'DELVE' at Manscaped.com and get free shipping and 20% off You can find out more about their book, tour and podcast at DEANarcos.com 0.00 - Intro 2.15 - Steve Murphy's career in Miami 4.08 - What 880 pounds of cocaine looks like 6.00 - Javier Pena starting out in Austin, Texas 10.15 - The step-up in danger working in Columbia 14.10 - Columbian Swat teams had heavy weaponry and Javier and Steve had sidearms 20.00 - You dont hear gunfire 22.27 - There's undercover and there's which way is up 26.20 - Is it difficult to watch Pablo Escobar being romanticized in popular culture 32.30 - The number of people Pablo Escobar killed 34.35 - What did the guys think of American Made and Barry Seale Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25 minutes | Oct 25, 2022
Jonathan Lemire is a busy, busy man. The current anchor of MSNBC's Way Too Early, he regularly appears on Morning Joe and is the White House Bureau Chief for Politico. He also wrote The New York Times bestseller, The Big Lie. Timecodes 0.00 - Intro 2.00 - A book about The Big Lie and contextualising the fallout 3.40 - Money going to state wide candidates 5.00 - Republicans still denying 2020 election results 5.50 - When Republicans changed their tune on The Big Lie - they realised it was popular 8.29 - Mitch McConnell could have nipped this in the bud 9.40 - Kevin McCarthy apologising to Trump 10.15 - Trump brings out the worst in the Republican Party 11.10 - Nearly two thirds of Republicans don’t think Joe Biden is the legitimate President 11.40 - Covering Trump from early on 12.10 - The moment he knew Trump would win 13.15 - The best way for media to cover Trump and QAnon 15.18 - Is there any going back for Democracy in the US 17.04 - Kari Lake and others realising how popular The Big Lie is 18.00 - A dead heat 19.20 - Personal interactions with Trump 22.10 - The uncomfortable moment with Putin that defined the Trump Presidency Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26 minutes | Oct 20, 2022
Mike Rothschild is the author of The Storm is Upon Us, a superb book looking at QAnon and its disconcerting rise in popularity across the US and the world. The book is available everywhere now. Make sure to follow Mike on Twitter at @rothschildmd Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30 minutes | Oct 11, 2022
Sona Movsesian has been Conan O'Brien's assistant for well over a decade. She regularly appeared on the different iterations of his show - with the clips often going crazy viral. Sona has written a brilliant, funny and authentic new book called The World's Worst Assistant, which chronicles her time working for Conan. She is also a huge part of one of our favourite podcasts, Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend. Buy Sona's book at your local bookstore. It's great! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
6 minutes | Oct 9, 2022
Five minutes with Stephen Frears
Stephen Frears has directed some of the most memorable movies of the past few decades - from Dangerous Liaisons, The Queen and Philomena to High Fidelity. He has helped break the careers of both Daniel Day Lewis and Jack Black. He's also responsible for a couple of genuine Irish classics - The Van and The Snapper. He most recently directed to new movie starring Sally Hawkins and Steve Coogan, The Lost King. In cinemas now. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28 minutes | Jul 17, 2022
Alex Holder is a British filmmaker who directed the Discovery Plus three part docu-series Unprecedented, where he was given incredible access to Donald Trump and his family in the final months of his Presidency. We watch as his kids Eric, Don Jnr and Ivanka Trump campaign for him throughout, the days after the election and the aftermath of the January 6 insurrection on the capital. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23 minutes | Jul 9, 2022
Bo Burnham (2019)
One of the most impressive people Mike has spoken to on The Delve (and that's really saying something), this is an insightful and wide-ranging interview with the brilliant Bo Burnham, in person, from 2019. VpZahHWdB9GGQX4TNpes Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
34 minutes | Jul 1, 2022
Paul Virzi is a stand-up comedian and podcaster. He hosts the podcasts The Virzi Effect and Anything Better with Bill Burr. His new Netflix Special is called Nocturnal Admissions and is available on the streaming service now. Go to Manscaped.com and use the code DELVE for 20% off your order and free shipping. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17 minutes | Jun 26, 2022
Daniel 'DC' Cormier is a UFC Hall of Fame fighter who held two Championship belts simultaneously in different weight classes. He currently commentates for the UFC on ESPN and has become an ambassador for Alta, a brand that aims to help regular people become MMA fit. Use the code DELVE at Manscaped.com to get 20% off your order and free worldwide shipping! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20 minutes | Jun 17, 2022
Mark Esper was the Secretary of Defence in the United States of America for 18 months. A graduate of West Point, he has served overseas for the US armed forces and was previously Secretary of the Army for the same administration. He is the New York Times bestselling author of A Sacred Oath: Memoirs of a Defence Sectrary in Extraordinary times Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31 minutes | May 31, 2022
David Rudolf (2018)
Mike Sheridan delves into the lives and careers of some of the most notable people in Irish and global popular culture. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26 minutes | Feb 11, 2022
David Cross returns!
David Cross releases his new stand up comedy special I'm From the Future exclusively on his site officialdavidcross.com. The actor and comedian returns to chat to Mike about the trials and tribulations of self releasing something, why he came to that decision, his pal Bob Odenkirk and more Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20 minutes | Dec 22, 2021
Adam McKay latest film is Don't Look Up and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and a barrage of huge names in supporting roles including Timothée Chalamet and Jonah Hill. It premieres on Netflix on December 24 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12 minutes | Dec 17, 2021
Robbie Amell is one of the most popular actors working in tv and movies in Hollywood. He has starred in numerous tv shows including Amazon Prime series Upload, and featured and produced Code 8, which is currently in production on a sequel in Toronto. He stars in the new movie Resident Evil: Raccoon City which is in Irish cinemas from December 3 and out now around the world - check your local listings. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
34 minutes | Dec 16, 2021
Brian Tyler Cohen
Brian Tyler Cohen has a hugely popular YouTube channel @Brian Tyler Cohen where he breaks down political media and interviews some of the most prominent people in American politics. 2.30 - Starting out as an actor but realising politics was he calling 5.55 - Access to White House Officials 7.30 - Are Republicans just better at messaging? 10.05 - When did politics become personal? 12.27 - Joe Biden lowest ever approval rating 16.35 - Will we have normal republicans and democrats anymore? 21.15 - Democrats and a losing mentality 25.50 - The most significant governor runs in history? 29.10 - Beto O'Rourke didn't play the game 31.50 - Who will be the nominee for President in 2024 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31 minutes | Dec 15, 2021
Sean Spicer was Donald Trump's Press Secretary and Director of Communications in the White House from January 21 2017 until July that year when he resigned from the role. He's currently a broadcaster with American cable station Newsmax where he hosts a nightly show and has written three books; The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President in 2018, Leading America: President Trump's Commitment to People, Patriotism, and Capitalism in 2020 and most recently RADICAL NATION: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’s Dangerous Plan for America. 2.20 - Enjoying broadcasting and having a co-host 5.45 - Combative nature of politics and cable news 7.35 - Radical Nation - Joe Biden and Build Back Better 9.00 - Democrats wanting Washington DC declared a state 12.25 - Should it not be about balance with the two-party system? 13.45 - Political rhetoric and Liz Cheney 16.15 - January 6 and the awful mark 18.40 - Marjorie Taylor Greene and violence is always wrong 20.30 - Not calling out people in their own party 23.02 - Republican nominee in 2024 26.30 - Donald Trump not having Twitter is a good thing 27.30 - Should the Republican party be worried about Beto 'O Rourke and Stacy Abrams Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
India Oxenberg on Allison Mack, Recovery, and what came after she finally left the 'NIXVM' cult
India Oxenberg was 19 years old when she first attended a NXIVM seminar. Recommended by a friend of her mother Catherine Oxenberg, they believed that it was a self-help group that was particularly geared towards women. In reality, it was a cult spearheaded by the now incarcerated Keith Raniere. Her documentary series 'SEDUCED: INSIDE THE NXIVM CULT' is now available on the Starz app and her book 'Still Learning' is available on Audible. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.