This week on The Kiosk

Coming up on the show this week, Peter Murphy of Hot Press will be in to talk about the Electric Picnic line-up. I’ll be speaking to the actress Sally Hawkins about her role in Mike Leigh’s new film Happy-go-Lucky. Neil Dunphy of The Sunday Tribune and Johnnie Craig of State magazine will be in to review new albums from REM, We Are Scientists and Foals. And we’ll have a live performance from Irish singer-songwriter Jenny Lindfors. Tune in this Saturday at 11am (or Sunday for the repeat at 8am).

Coming up this week on The Kiosk

Coming up on the show this week, I’ll be talking to Mike Newell, the director of films including Love in the Time of Cholera (out on March 21st), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Four Weddings and A Funeral. Kill City Defectors will be playing a song live in studio. The Kiosk’s Sarah Anne Murphy, Dermod Moore of Hot Press and Dave O’Mahony of Film Ireland will be giving us their take on the Cathal O’Searcaigh documentary and the new Des Bishop series. And Peter Murphy of Hot Press will be along, as always, with all the latest cultural news. Tune in Saturdays at 11am (repeated Sundays at 8am).

This week on The Kiosk

Coming up on the show this week, with the arrival of State magazine on our shelves, and Hot Press undergoing a redesign, we reckoned it was about time we took a good hard look at the quality of the music magazines on offer. Our three reviewers will be putting the new issues of State, Hot Press and Q magazine under the spotlight and recommending which magazine you should buy. Also on the show, I’ll be speaking to AJ Jacobs, a journalist for Esquire magazine who decided to spend a year following all the rules of the Bible (yep, even those ones about stoning adulterers and sacrificing oxen). Peter Murphy of Hot Press will be along with all the latest cultural news. And I’ll be talking to the people behind the creation of 100 Minutes: 2008, ten ten-minute plays about the world we live in, currently running at the Project Arts Centre. All that and some great music too! Tune in to Phantom 105.2 at 11am Saturday (repeated Sunday at 8am).

This week on The Kiosk

Coming up this week on the show, I’ll be talking to Willy Vlautin, the lead singer of Richmond Fountaine who has recently published his second novel Northline. Also on the show, Swedish band Sahara Hotnights will be performing live and Sinead Gleeson and Johnnie Craig will be in to review new albums by The Kills and Boy Kill Boy. American rock journalist Chuck Klosterman will also be on the show to talk about his latest book, Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs — and Sinead and Johnnie will be giving us their verdict on the book. As always, Peter Murphy of Hot Press will also be along with all the latest cultural news. Tune in to Phantom 105.2 (www.phantom.ie) on Saturday at 11am or Sundays (repeat) at 8am.

Coming up this week on The Kiosk

To say the show is jam-packed this week would be something of an understatement:-) Coming up this week on The Kiosk, ahead of the Blog Awards and Twenty Major’s book launch, we have cajoled Damien Mulley and the elusive Twenty Major onto the programme. Alongside our resident culture expert, Peter Murphy of Hot Press, they’ll be discussing blogging, books and potential blogger stardom.

We’ll also have an interview with Don Wycherley, who is currently starring in the Peacock Theatre’s production of Sam Shepard’s Fool For Love. And our reviewers Cillian McDonnell (of Totally Dublin) and Joe Griffin (of The Event Guide) will be in to review new albums from Laura Marling and MGMT. Joe will also be reporting back on how the Dublin International Film Festival has gone so far. And Cillian will be revealing all about the Totally Swedish festival, which is kicking off in Dublin on February 26th.

All that and some great music too! Tune in to Phantom 105.2 on Saturdays at 11am (repeated Sundays at 8am).

The Kiosk this week

Coming up this week on The Kiosk, I’ll be talking to Eels frontman Mark Everett about his new memoir Things the Grandchildren Should Know. Johnnie Craig and Cillian McDonnell will be in to review new albums from Hot Chip, Adele and Sons & Daughters. And, with the recent publication of a special edition of Film Ireland which focuses on how Irish filmmakers have dealt with sex in films, I’ll be talking to Dave O’Mahony of Film Ireland and Peter Murphy of Hot Press about the Irish movie industry’s interesting attitude towards sex scenes. Tune in to the show at 11am Saturdays (repeated Sundays at 8am) on Phantom 105.2.

The Kiosk this week

Coming up on the show this week, arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, Johnnie Craig of In Dublin and Nick Kelly of The Irish Independent will be peering into their crystal balls and discussing the bands and the albums they think will be big in 2008. Sinead and The Kiosk’s Sarah Anne Murphy  will also be talking about the  best new books and TV shows coming your way this season. Tune in at 11am on Saturday on Phantom 105.2 (www.phantom.ie) or Sundays at 8am (repeat).

This week on The Kiosk

Coming up on The Kiosk this week, Sheena MacGinley of Entertainment.ie and Nick Kelly from The Irish Independent are in to review new albums from Young Galaxy and Adrian Crowley and the new exhibition Food from the late artist Gordon Matta-Clark. Shilpa Ganatra of The Irish Independent will be reporting live from Dingle in Kerry, where Other Voices (press release on the line-up is after the jump) is being filmed this weekend. Robert O’Byrne will be discussing his new book on the Gaiety Theatre. And Peter Murphy of Hot Press is in to discuss the Meteor Awards. Tune in Saturday at 11am (repeat on Sunday at 8am).

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This Week on The Kiosk: Eat Me, Drink Me

This week on The Kiosk, I’ll be speaking to the wonderful White Rabbit from the upcoming Alice in Wonderland production at the Helix. When not being the White Rabbit, the actor in question is the very talented Michael James Ford — also known for playing Anne Hathoway’s father in Becoming Jane. Also, former Pogues member Cait O’Riordan and Johnnie Craig of In Dublin will be in to dissect the new DVD from Tommy Tiernan, the new live album from Damien Rice and the D-Sides album from Gorillaz. Peter Murphy of Hot Press will be along to chat about the Kindle, the brilliant-sounding new e-book reader, and Pavel Barter will be in to talk about the best games and games consoles to buy this Christmas. Tune in Saturday at 11am or check out the repeat on Sunday at 8am.

In honour of the White Rabbit’s appearance, here’s a clip inspired by the amazing Lewis Carroll: