I'm Grand Mam

I'm Grand Mam

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Two lads, originally from Cork in Ireland and now living in London, have a cuppa and catch up each week while exploring the collective life landmarks that accompany growing up gay in the world today. Join Kevin and PJ as they navigate their way throu…


40 - Spongebob Queerpants
Jun 27 • 67 min
It’s extremely hot but the lads can’t even open the window in the kitchen whilst recording as their neighbours are being pure noisy. The lads kick things off by discussing Britney’s chaotic Pride address to her friends ‘at the LGBTQ’. Then prompted by the…
39 - Daddy’s Girlies
Jun 20 • 66 min
We all know how obsessed the lads are with their mams and they’re forever going on about them but in honour of Father’s Day the lads turn their attention to their dads. They speak about feeling pure awkward around their dads when they were younger…
38 - D-N-GAY
Jun 13 • 62 min
The lads kick things off by expressing their infatuation with the latest iconic figure to take the gay scene by storm; PJ’s 3 year old niece Tess. Then the lads begin chatting about genetic bits as they were sent DNA kits that they had to spit into and…
37 - I’d Like to Speak to the Manager of Systemic Racism Please
Jun 6 • 54 min
This week the lads have had their first troll and are absolutely revelling in it because they feel like this means that they’ve truly made it. They then discuss the chaotic art of pebble-dashing before turning their attention to the #BlackLivesMatter…
36 - Girlies V Mammies
May 30 • 67 min
Because the lads are weak for Lady Gaga’s new bop with Ariana Grande, they turn their attention to fandoms and ask what makes people so obsessed with celebrities. They discuss things they themselves used to be obsessed with it, try and guess the different…
35 - I’m Not Grand Mam
May 23 • 64 min
The theme for this years #mentalhealthawarenessweek is kindness and though the lads are fairly good at being nice to others and being everyone’s biggest hype girlies, sometimes being kind to themselves doesn’t come as easy. To try and get better at this…
34 - Connell Me By Your Name: An Interview with Paul Mescal
May 16 • 75 min
This week the lads are joined by the star of the hit tv series Normal People; the ride that is Paul Mescal and everyone is up to ninety. They discuss how he is handling his newfound fame and all the attention from the gays and the girlies, get him to read…
33 - It’s My Birthday I’ll Be Gay If I Want To
May 9 • 52 min
It’s Kevin’s birthday this week and all the girlies are invited. PJ fills us in on the surprise virtual party he organised for his bff which featured a talent competition made up of Kevin’s friends, family and a flautist. They then discuss birthdays when…
32 - Liar, Liar, Jockstrap On Fire
May 3 • 52 min
Prompted by Trump’s truly chaotic suggestion of injecting disinfectant into the body to help combat Coronavirus (like what the absolute heck?), the lads explore the medium of fake news and how destructive it can be when it gets into the hands of an Irish…
31 - Bless Me Daddy For I Have Sinned
Apr 25 • 65 min
As we have more time with our thoughts these days, people are letting their conscience get the better of them and are feeling guilty for past misdemeanours. Fortunately, Kevin and PJ are here to absolve you from your sins. The lads trace the origin of the…
30 - Bottomless Samosas
Apr 18 • 55 min
Have you already planned what you’re going to do when this is all over? Well the lads have and start the episode by letting you in on their ideal post-quar day and alcohol and boys feature heavily. They also answer some questions that the girlies have…
29 - Dancing Queens
Apr 11 • 60 min
Day 356 of quarantine and the lads have nothing going on in their lives so they spend the first 10 minutes of the episode discussing soup. They reminisce on fonder times when they were sexually active and as it’s Easter Sunday they debate whether…
28 - ConNEEEEECCKKKted
Apr 4 • 63 min
As we find ourselves forced to find alternate means of staying in touch, the lads trace their early experiences of making connections; from pretending to be popular to penpals to sieving through the sea of randomers’ willies on Chat Roulette and Omegle.…
27 - Up(skill) To 90
Mar 28 • 60 min
We’re all stuck inside the gaf but instead of wallowing in self-pity and allowing the existential dread to kick in the lads turn their attention to what they plan on doing with their free time. Prompted by everyone doing all the baking bits and putting up…
26 - Peak Mammy Behaviour
Mar 22 • 45 min
It’s Mother’s Day so in this episode the lads pay homage to mammies everywhere and celebrate their iconic ways. Prompted by a video of Kevin’s mam blessing his sister’s car with holy water the lads ask for submissions from listeners of examples of peak…
25 - Reeling in the Queers
Mar 14 • 48 min
St Patrick’s Day is fast approaching and though the parades have been cancelled across Ireland the boys are still celebrating with a special episode about the history of Ireland. Unfortunately, neither of the lads have opened a history book since the…
24 - Rent Boys
Mar 7 • 46 min
Prompted by the fact that everyone’s allergic to the proposed plans to raise the rent of on-campus accommodation for students in several universities across Ireland, the boys decide to discuss their own past experiences with trying to find the perfect,…
23 - Charlie’s Angelic Intuitive
Feb 29 • 59 min
It’s I’m Grand Mam’s first birthday and everyone’s invited to join Kevin and PJ in celebrating a year of having an absolute skittybang. Because the boys could not have anticipated everything that happened with the podcast over the last 12 months, they…
22 - M.U.Amen
Feb 22 • 46 min
It’s Lent and though we know the lads don’t know a whole lot about Jesus and stuff they still try and suss out what happened in the desert for the 40 days and 40 nights. Naturally, Pancake Tuesday also gets a mention and the lads talk about their vices…
21 - Back from Hibergaytion
Feb 15 • 45 min
The boys are back and better than ever and girlies you’re in for a treat. You’ll notice a difference in the quality of sound and no it’s not because Kevin has sorted out his lisp; the boys are now recording from the podcast lounge at Factory Studios on…
20 - Happy New Queer
Jan 4 • 56 min
It’s the first episode of 2020 so the lads decide to let you in on a few of the goals they’ve set for the year ahead. They also run through a list of what sent them the most in the last twelve months and what can stay in 2019, whilst also disclosing what…
19 - Camp as Christmas
Dec 22, 2019 • 57 min
Mulled wine at the ready girls because this weeks episode is the Christmas special you’ve all been waiting for. The lads discuss their favourite festive bops, haphazardly piece together the deets surrounding the birth of Our Lord and ask why the shopping…
18 - Mad for the Cork
Dec 8, 2019 • 48 min
Grab your dog and your ruby slippers because in this weeks episode the lads put Dorothy’s ‘There’s no place like home’ theory to the test. The boys tell us all the things they love about their hometown, give a lesson in Cork slang (which they know you’ll…
17 - Department of Edugaytion
Nov 24, 2019 • 45 min
In this episode the lads are going back to school and Kevin is weak cause he’s a pure nerd. They talk about making loads of money on your communion and confirmation, having to wear manky uniforms, having school crushes and discuss the iconic discography…
16 - 40 Winks
Nov 9, 2019 • 47 min
*yawns* As a fatigued Anastacia once said ‘I’m sick and tired of always being sick and tired.’ In this episode the lads talk about the fact that no one is getting any sleep at the moment and how as a result everyone looks bate and there’s nothing anyone…
15 - Boo B!tch
Oct 27, 2019 • 47 min
It’s Halloween so in this episode the lads talk all things scary (but nothing too scary as Kevin really doesn’t like scary movies). The lads discuss iconic costumes, going egging and Ouija board bits. Also, like episode five in the first season, the lads…
14 - Let’s Get Sickening
Oct 13, 2019 • 47 min
In this episode the lads talk all about ailments and afflictions. PJ shares his secret sick routine that he would perform the mornings when he didn’t want to go in to school and Kevin tells us how he pretended to be feeling just fine when he was under the…
13 - Britney Spears and Garden Shears
Sep 29, 2019 • 46 min
In this weeks episode the lads take it back to when the craic was 90. Prompted by Kevin’s recent appearance on the iconic Supermarket Sweep they discuss the recent trend of everything making a comeback. Join the boys as they take a trip down memory lane…
12 - Social Mediyaaas
Sep 15, 2019 • 44 min
In this week’s episode the lads trace social media back to its humble beginnings; from having to connect to the internet via the phone line to send a few brazen messages on MSN after school way back when to nowadays where we obsess over what caption we…
11 - Hot Girl Summer Hiatus
Sep 1, 2019 • 40 min
The boys are back and are more of a skit than ever! First they catch you up on what’s been happening over the course of their summer hiatus and teach you some of their new vocab so you can understand what exactly they’re going on about. Then, prompted by…
10 - Lettuce Guacamole Bacon Tomato
Jun 29, 2019 • 39 min
It’s the season finale and the lads start off by taking a look back at their work to date and talk about their favourite episodes and discuss whether they feel they’ve delivered on what they promised in the first episode (hint: they haven’t). Also in…
09 - Ho(e)mos
Jun 15, 2019 • 37 min
In this NSFW episode the lads talk all about sex but really don’t end up doing a whole load of talking about sex at all because they’re half mortified and also their mammies are listening and also they are very sexually inactive as PJ is in a long…
08 - Summer Holigays
Jun 2, 2019 • 36 min
In this episode the lads talk all about summer; the time of year when gays everywhere level up and strip down to their aussieBum speedos, bleach their hair and drink tins of gin and slimline tonic in the park whilst listening to Carly Rae Jepsen. Kevin…
07 - Do You Even Lift Sis?
May 19, 2019 • 36 min
It’s no secret that Kevin and PJ are absolute visions of health and so this week the lads share all their tips and tricks so that you too can become a fitness influencer just like them. They also discuss what gets on their tits when on the gym floor,…
06 - Gay for Pay
May 5, 2019 • 35 min
In this weeks episode the lads felt inspired by all the iconic gay bops containing the word ‘work’. They talk all about employment and previous jobs they’ve had and tear apart the notion that if you find a job you love you’ll never have to work a day in…
05 - Q&Gay
Apr 20, 2019 • 34 min
It’s Easter Sunday and it’s fairly obvious that the lads haven’t been to mass in a hot minute as their knowledge of the resurrection is questionable to say the least. But who needs to know about Jesus and stuff when there’s more pressing issues at hand…
04 - Tinder Loving Care
Apr 7, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode Kevin and PJ talk about dating and the pros and cons of being able to select from eligible bachelors at the swipe of a finger. They rate Kevin’s Tinder game and discuss what they look for in potential suitors and PJ tells us how he copes…
03 - ‘My Dad’s a Pint and my Mam’s a Packet of Tayto’
Mar 23, 2019 • 36 min
In this episode the lads recount how they felt when they first moved away from home and talk about the newfound sense of pride that accompanies being an Irish expat abroad. This episode also features excerpts from other Irish expats who tell us some of…
02 - Silk Scarves and Spice Girls
Mar 8, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode the lads share their coming out stories and recount red flags from their childhood and teenage years which signaled that they were slightly different to all the other boys. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
01 - The Pilot
Feb 16, 2019 • 31 min
In this inaugural episode PJ and Kevin get to grips with using a microphone they bought from Amazon Prime the day previous and ask themselves whether it was even a good idea to start a podcast in the first place. They also talk about what to expect from…