Sunnyside Podcast Show

Sunnyside Podcast Show
Every week, PJ, Scott and Ron will regale you with what’s being going on in their lives, as they chat about family life, the movies, politics, mental health, social issues and the apparent difficulty in supplying an adequate stool sample.
More Than Halfway
Apr 18 • 71 min
PJ tells us about his April Fools japes, we talk about our varying histories of substance abuse, PJ then disappears and Scott and Ron chat more about booze, weed and some movies and stuff.
Patrick Willems
Apr 11 • 60 min
We have a great special guest this week; regular Pick of the Week Patrick Willems. Patrick is a film-maker who currently shares his work regularly on YouTube, where he muses about pop culture, movies and comics. He chats with us about his career, the work…
Apr 4 • 70 min
We’ve all seen Captain Marvel now. Also Scott tells us more about Cold Pursuit, we catch up on our fitness, Ron complains about Momo, PJ has finally seen Baby Driver and we ponder the upcoming Porn ban.
These Are Sexy
Mar 28 • 86 min
Apple announced a bunch of stuff, and we talk about it. How many subscriptions to things do you have? Ron watched The Dirt, PJ tells us about his last trip to the hospital, and Scott details his socialising avoidance techniques.
Love Death and SXSW
Mar 21 • 70 min
PJ is back from SXSW with tales of adventure. Ron was recently analysed. Also we chat about a couple of new Netflix shows; Ricky Gervais’ After Life and Love Death & Robots.
One Dec at a Time
Mar 14 • 63 min
PJ is NOT here. He’s somewhere else, apparently without access to internet and common decency, so comics fan favourite Declan Shalvey joins us to talk about what he’s been up to, and have a chat about what we’ve been enjoying recently, including Captain…
Mar 7 • 65 min
PJ’s efforts for NI Science Week, Scott tells us about a Monorail, we chat about the future of the show, Scott explains how he does his job, PJ laments about dogs some more.
Not The House of Mouse
Feb 28 • 70 min
Sad times, as PJ tells us the conclusion of his adventures in dog-ownership. Also, we make predictions for the Oscars that happened last week…
How Much IS That Doggy?
Feb 21 • 53 min
Ron has a new toy. PJ has a new dog. Neither are sure how to operate them.
Mostly Balls
Feb 14 • 72 min
We’re dry this week. So we just winged it and, what do you know, we still came up with some AWARD NOMINATED content for you. School days. Chinos. Bodily… dryness. We’ve got it all.
A Bubble of Air
Feb 7 • 74 min
PJ fills us in on an unfortunate event. Ron visits the Da Vinci exhibit and we have a chat about our haircuts. Scott tells us yet another amazing bathroom tale. It’s a non-stop bathroom thrill ride, and we’re delighted to share it with you!
Mind Man
Jan 31 • 69 min
This week Scott gets a new iPad, he tells us about going to see local mentalist David Meade, PJ details his son’s further plans for world domination and we chat about careers and the movie Glass.
Some Sons Do ‘Ave ‘Em
Jan 24 • 86 min
This week we chat a bit about our families. I mean, it’s one of THOSE episodes. Y’know, when things get surprisingly heavy and uncomfortable. We also talk about forgiveness, the #MeToo movement and what, if anything, is our role in that.
VR Watching You
Jan 17 • 61 min
PJ tells us about his fun new virtual world and making things in it, and also about looking too old to be his brother’s brother. Ron watched Sex Education’s first season on Netflix. Oh, and we tell you all about our plans to profit with wild abandon from…
Can You Tell Me How To Get To Sunnyside Street?
Jan 10 • 64 min
Back with John McCrea, we talk making muppets, Birdbox’s astonishing Netflix-box office, and John makes a surprising pick of the week!
2019 Upon Us
Jan 3 • 93 min
A Sunnyside Christmas
Dec 20, 2018 • 88 min
In what is, to date, the most ramshackle and chaotic episode we’ve ever done, welcome to the Sunnyside Christmas Party! We have gifts, crackers, insane kid jokes, quizzes and general chat about Christmas Past.Try to imagine yourself sitting amongst us,…
Spider-Verse, Spider-Verse
Dec 13, 2018 • 85 min
We’ve seen Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, and we talk about it a lot. And look, we’re trying to avoid spoilers, but you know what we’re like. We really want you to enjoy it as much as we did though, so if you’re worried about spoilers wait until after…
Fantasy Funeral
Dec 6, 2018 • 77 min
Andi Jarvis is back again, and this week we chat about PJ’s ongoing frustrations with Apple Inc., Magic Leap, exploding turkeys, our desired funereal plans and the mighty Highlander.
Black Is A Colour!
Nov 29, 2018 • 71 min
This week an old mate of Ron’s pops in to talk about his recent experiences with racism in Northern Ireland, marketing and what it’s like to actually enjoy keeping fit.
A Bit of a Cult
Nov 22, 2018 • 96 min
Things go pretty far out this week. We take a trip into the land of Bob Ross, more ASMR, then we take a sharp left turn into the world of The Family International, courtesy of Ron’s better half Susie. It’s a long one, buckle in!
Huel Put Your Eye Out!
Nov 15, 2018 • 73 min
This week we find out what happened with Ron’s eye, where all the Huel Scott consumes ends up, and we dribble over new Apple products.
Keep ‘Er Lit Boy!
Nov 8, 2018 • 70 min
Scott’s not here. Why? Listen to find out. In his stead are artist extraordinare John McCrea and Andrew Martin, our new Personal Trainer. We chat about Comic City Festival in Derry, how to get us fit and share some more Picks of the Week!
Let’s Get Physical
Nov 1, 2018 • 52 min
This week we’re joined by our new personal trainer, Andrew! He takes us through how he’s going to break us down, turn us inside out and have us reborn as new men, new warrirors of the future!
It’s Trick!
Oct 25, 2018 • 84 min
It’s a half-hearted Halloween special, as we chat about the growing up with the holiday, the movie Sorry To Bother You, our upcoming fitness plans and a bit of K-Pop!
Oct 18, 2018 • 76 min
We’re back after a week off (*cough* Ron *cough*) and PJ has been to New York for NYCC. We chat about A Matter of Life & Death because Scott can’t stick to the plan, and realise that it should defnitely have been a Classic.
Egg Banjo
Oct 4, 2018 • 89 min
Gah, another late night upload. Never fear, I’ve some details. This week we talk about our weight loss progress, our Classic - The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp - and we also chat about perceptions of race, because that’s what everyone wants to hear 3…
Oh Mandy!
Sep 27, 2018 • 74 min
Not much in the way of show notes this week (Ron made the grave error of sending PJ a blank audio file to review, and then promptly forgot what night it was, nearly forgetting to upload this at all), but we do chat about travelling, more parental worries,…
The Body Wants What It Wants
Sep 20, 2018 • 106 min
Bit of a longer one this week. ANOTHER NEW FEATURE! We’re all three of us trying to lose weight, so why not have a long discussion about our self-image and also how we’re going about trying to shift the pounds. Then we chat about The Deer Hunter for a…
3 Gaming Experts
Sep 13, 2018 • 69 min
This week we talk about the new PS4 Spider-Man game, lament our lack of RPGs in our lives and chat about some new movies and TV we’ve enjoyed.
Sep 6, 2018 • 61 min
Scott is mysteriously absent, so Ron and PJ chat about Hawaiian heart-throb Glenn Medeiros, the BBC’s Bodyguard and C0m1csGat3, god help them.
Aug 30, 2018 • 65 min
This week our fearless explorers of pop culture talk about surviving 40, how old our oldest friendships are, and what success actually means if you’re a freelancer or a muggle. Plus our semi regular review a classic returns with seminal 1950s sci-fi…
Aug 23, 2018 • 69 min
We mostly just listen to PJ reading from his diary, which leads us down a rabbit hole of intersecting anecdotes. You’d think this show could have some sort of a central theme, but it’s rapidly becoming clear it doesn’t.
Full Muppet Jacket
Aug 16, 2018 • 81 min
A palate cleanser, if you will. We chat about our times on the stage, and have a wonderful volley of media chats that segueway beautifully from one topic to the next. Classic chat is Harvey (1950) and as usual some Picks of the Week.
He Ain’t Heavy
Aug 9, 2018 • 79 min
We got heavy this week, with chat about mental health and the trials of raising a kid with autism. Goes without saying, but if you need to chat to anyone about these issues, we’re probably the last people you should talk to! But there are a couple of good…
Burt Bacharach Was Right
Aug 2, 2018 • 66 min
John McCrea is still with us in the studio, chatting about his new crime noir book with Gerry Duggan and Mike Spicer, DEAD RABBIT. We also chat about what’s fun to watch while working, we catch up on our Classics pick from a couple of weeks ago (BLOW OUT)…
John McCrea, Child of Conflict
Jul 26, 2018 • 64 min
This week we’re joined by our first in-studio guest, Northern Irish comics legend John McCrea! We chat to him about his career, and we also discuss some of the latest trailers to come out of San Diego Comic Con. John even has a Pick of the Week, he’s THAT…
Hot Women Whispering
Jul 19, 2018 • 76 min
Ron and Scott explain ASMR to a cynical PJ, who thinks it’s best applied for screaming at unsuspecting listeners. PJ explains his Friday Fix-Up project, and as usual there’s a Pick of the Week. Also, a new feature, with the obligatory custom Ron theme…
I Don’t Think THEY Think It’s Normal…
Jul 12, 2018 • 50 min
We chat about, gods help us, Goliath again, and a few movies. PJ reads Dicks by Garth Ennis and John McCrea, Steve Ditko is gone and as usual argue over our Picks of the Week.
Rome, if you want to…
Jul 5, 2018 • 69 min
Wew chat about what we’ve been watching on Amazon Prime and Netflix. We discuss PJ’s kid on his adventure to Rome and the political landscape outside our front doors. Also, Pick of the Week!
PJ’s Semi Solid Snake
Jun 28, 2018 • 60 min
It’s hot listener. Too hot. Too hot for nonsense. We chat about The Terror, Jurrasic World 2, and introduce a new Pick of the Week feature. It’s highly original, I think you’ll agree.
Range Anxiety
Jun 21, 2018 • 65 min
PJ tells us about his adventures in writing, Scott details his adventures in driving the Leaf over long (for Ireland) distances, and also tells us about some fun video making equipment that turned him into a very boring man.
Big Submarine Ones
Jun 7, 2018 • 59 min
Oh boy. This week we go hard, as the rappers say. Ron’s fallen deep into the well of Batman Animated Figures. The team outline their most solemn medical experiences, and we discus the recent release of Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Scott Free
May 17, 2018 • 55 min
Scott’s not about this week, so PJ and Ron have a heart to heart about the things that really matter - creativity and collaboration. Normal service will resume soon!
Alexa! - I Have A Vague Request!
May 10, 2018 • 61 min
Scott got a HomePod. Ron already had a HomePod. PJ has an Amazon Echo, which everyone just calls an Alexa anyway. Also, what’s new on Netflix, and we chat about the remastered Charley’s War.
A Gig Too Far
May 3, 2018 • 83 min
We revisit B&M bargains, PJ bemoans the concert scene and we have a very spoilery, very long discussion of Avengers: Infinity War
Putting a Cork in it
Apr 26, 2018 • 81 min
PJ tells us about the Cork Comic Expo, his dad’s tattoos and whether or not the new iPad Pro is worth the upgrade. Scott has seen Death Wish (2018). Ron reserves the right to hold his tongue. Also some chat about remakes and Clip Studio Paint.
Bonus Episode 002 - Declan Shalvey, Man for all Seasons
Apr 23, 2018 • 23 min
Ron chats to County Clare’s finest, Declan Shalvey, about his recent work, and what’s coming up for him in the near future.
B&M Bargain Hunt
Apr 19, 2018 • 61 min
PJ and Scott love their toys, and even more they love buying them cheap. We chat about some more movies - The Hitman’s Bodyguard, The Death of Stalin and A Quiet Place - and PJ goes viral.
Bonus Episode 001 - The Life of Sliney
Apr 16, 2018 • 17 min
On this bonus episode PJ talks to Cork artist Will Sliney about his life, career and Cork comic expo. Apologies for the sound in this one - our interview audio WILL get better, quickly, soon!
Bitter Much? A Tragic Gathering
Apr 12, 2018 • 67 min
PJ spills bitter tears over a perceived slight, Ron and Scott patiently wait for him to run out of steam. Scott tells us about one of his secret habits, and Ron lets us know what he thought of Disney Life.
The Reality of Retail
Apr 5, 2018 • 67 min
PJ relays his struggles with the retail industry, laments the alt-right enjoying his work and we chat about revenge movies.
Scott’s Magical Leaf Mobile
Mar 29, 2018 • 90 min
Electric cars, electric comics, electric cartoon mice and non-electric war.
Chewie’s Favourite Treat
Mar 22, 2018 • 78 min
Has it been that long? Don’t call it a comeback! Well, you might as well, as that’s exactly what it is. PJ, Scott and Ron return to talk about what’s been rolling around their noggins. This week there’s the usual smattering of parenting talk (which Scott…