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Taranoia

Tara Flynn has Taranoia – her own special brand of fear and insecurity – which she battles to get stuff done.

Join her for Taranoia, the Tara Flynn Podcast: 30-odd minutes of craic, chat, interviews and lessons learned.

#16 | Michelle Read

In show sixteen, Tara has her old mate Michelle Read in to chat about improv, comedy, and Michelle’s award-winning plays. How did they get into a dog-suit together? What was comedy like in the 90s? How do you turg? And bonus content: has…

#15 | Loneliness Dicks With Your Brain

In show fifteen, it’s 10 years since Tara and Carl went on their first date. TEN YEARS. That’s given Tara time to think about all the time she was single, often happily, but then sometimes loneliness dicked with her brain. Includes dick…

#14 | Eileen Flynn

In show fourteen, traveller woman activist Eileen Flynn comes in to studio to school Tara. It’s a tough time for the travelling community, but Tara and Eileen do their best to have a laugh, although Tara doesn’t always get it right (nothing…

#13 | Raar

In show thirteen Tara reflects on anger, and where and when it might be more polite than being polite. Sometimes you have to say ‘Raaar’ and take Angtion. What’s ‘angtion’? And is there hope? Tune in and see. Sponsored by Thunderpants. (If…

#11| Dermot Whelan

In show eleven, Tara temporarily separates Dermot Whelan of Today FM’s Dermot and Dave from Dave. They talk about how improv improves your life, meditation, closet hippies, gnus, always having to be ‘on’ and what happens when you’re not.…

#10| Human Things

In show ten, Human Things, Tara expands on the idea that people aren’t just objects or avatars. There’s also nutty pronunciation, some ludicrous statements and (sorry sorry sorry sorry CW) poop. Website http://www.taraflynn.ie Patreon…

#09 | Pride and Privilege

In show nine, Pride and Privilege (with Carl Austin), Tara risks her marriage by bringing her husband, Carl, in to the studio. They talk race, culture shock, steep learning curves, defensiveness, and ways in which Tara is a big old racist.…

#08 | Childfree

In show eight, Childfree, Tara has a look at what it’s like to not be a parent in a buggy-driven world. She takes some revenge, but is it on the right person? She also deals with some of the suggestions you’ve sent in (thank you). Featuring…

#07 | Aoife Martin

In show seven, the wonderful Aoife Martin comes in to studio to help Tara understand all the current chat about transgender people and their rights. Are genitals the most interesting bit of us, or could it be there's more to us all than…