30 episodes

A comedic deep-dive into all things weird, wild and wonderful with your host Gary O'Neill and weekly co-hosts. ⁣
From Conspiracies to True Crime, from the Paranormal to Pop Culture; & everything in between! The Lads™️ delve deep into profound, thought provoking subjects, but always punctuated with TUMULTUOUS levels of that famed Dublin/Irish craic you would come to expect 👽✨🍄🚀⁣
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Naïvely Optimisti‪c‬ Gary O'Neill

    • Comedy

A comedic deep-dive into all things weird, wild and wonderful with your host Gary O'Neill and weekly co-hosts. ⁣
From Conspiracies to True Crime, from the Paranormal to Pop Culture; & everything in between! The Lads™️ delve deep into profound, thought provoking subjects, but always punctuated with TUMULTUOUS levels of that famed Dublin/Irish craic you would come to expect 👽✨🍄🚀⁣
** LISTENER DISCRETION ADVISED. NOT FOR THE EASILY OFFENDED **⁣
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    #37 • END OF YEAR SHOW, XMAS TRADITIONS & KRAMPUS THE CHRISTMAS DEMON

    #37 • END OF YEAR SHOW, XMAS TRADITIONS & KRAMPUS THE CHRISTMAS DEMON

    THE LADS™️ are back with Episode 37!
    In our final show of the year; Steven & Gaz chat about Christmas traditions in Ireland, wage war on love actually and delve into some crazy Christmas folklore talking all things Krampus the satanic Christmas beast, who hunts down and tortures misbehaved children! 🤣🤣
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    #36 • HARRY HOUDINI, STEALING ELEPHANTS & GAZ'S PANTO HELL

    #36 • HARRY HOUDINI, STEALING ELEPHANTS & GAZ'S PANTO HELL

    THE LADS™️ are back with Episode 36!
    Joined this week by Iano! The lads talk all things Harry Houdini!
    Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-born American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his escape acts.
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    • 51 min
    #35 • TRUE CRIME: THE "BTK" KILLER, DENNIS RADER

    #35 • TRUE CRIME: THE "BTK" KILLER, DENNIS RADER

    THE LADS™️ are back with Episode 35 for a True Crime special!
    Joined again by our crime correspondant Aoife Devine. Aoife and Gaz dive into all things Denis Rader AKA The "BTK" Killer. 
    Dennis Lynn Rader is an American serial killer known as BTK or the BTK Strangler. Between 1974 and 1991, Rader killed ten people in Wichita and Park City, Kansas, and sent taunting letters to police and newspapers describing the details of his crimes
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    #34 • ROBERT THE CURSED DOLL

    #34 • ROBERT THE CURSED DOLL

    THE LADS™️ are back with Episode 34!
    Joined this week by Steven! The lads talk all things cursed dolls. And what better place to begin than with the one who started it all. Robert!
    Robert the doll is an allegedly haunted doll exhibited at the East Martello Museum. Robert was once owned by Key West, Florida painter and author, Robert Eugene Otto. For over 100 years, reports have told of the doll moving, changing facial expressions, and even talking. Join us for a history of the doll and its haunts!
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    • 45 min
    #33 • THE DISAPPEARANCE OF FLIGHT MH370, CYBER HIJACKING THE LUAS + MORE

    #33 • THE DISAPPEARANCE OF FLIGHT MH370, CYBER HIJACKING THE LUAS + MORE

    THE LADS™️ are back with Episode 33!
    Joined this week by the 3rd of the rotating co-hosts, Iano! Iano, who made his debut earlier in the month over on our Patreon is known to some of the listeners, but excitingly makes his debut this week over on Spotify.
    In this episode myself and Iano explore the official story behind the flight's disappearance, we analyze the theories and mysteries and try to make heads or tails of the circumstances surrounding this event . Was the plane brought down by the pilot, or a cyber-attack? What kind of information might governments be hiding from the families who lost loved ones?
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    #32 • TRUE CRIME: WILLIE PICKTON, AKA THE PIG FARMER KILLER

    #32 • TRUE CRIME: WILLIE PICKTON, AKA THE PIG FARMER KILLER

    THE LADS™️ are back with Episode 32 for a True Crime special!
    Joined again by our crime correspondant Aoife Devine. Aoife and Gaz dive into all things Robert "Willie" Pickton.
    Robert William "Willy" Pickton (born 24 October 1949) is a Canadian serial killer who was convicted in 2007 of the second-degree murders of six women. Arrested in 2002, he was the subject of a lengthy investigation that yielded evidence of numerous other murders.
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    • 1 hr 17 min

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