Hoge ‘n’ Smith 71: The Final Episode

February 9, 2018

IMG_0747FOR the first time in years, and the last time ever, Hoge, Smyth, Cla and Dave sit down to record an episode of the podcast. The boys discuss the appeal of podcasts over radio, the value of real world versus online interaction, old friends, new vendettas, the comedy of Dave Chappelle, the Tommy Tiernan Show and some of their favourite moments from over 8 years of Hoge ‘n’ Smyth.

Listen right to the end for a final episode bonus track. Follow Cla on Twitter @jamie_cla for updates on PodClast, which should be out anytime between next week and 2025. Thanks to everyone for listening!



Hoge ‘n’ Smith 70: The End is Nigh

July 31, 2017

CheesecakeHoge ‘n’ Cla reflect on the last 8 months since they’ve done a podcast and ponder life after the podcast in its current incarnation. Up for discussion is the Irish comedy scene, Cla’s mother’s attempts to seduce Tommy Tiernan, Hoge’s attempts to deflect bribes in Nigeria and carrot cake injustice. ‘Win a Date With Cla’ comes to an end but a new competition is launched. All entries can be sent to hogensmith@gmail.com, or @hogensmith on twitter.

Opening song this week is ‘Man Overboard’ by Blink 182




Hoge ‘n’ Smith 69: Hoge ‘n’ Cla ‘n’ The Other Women

January 7, 2017

other-womenPodcasting worlds collide as two thirds of The Other Women join Hoge and Cla for a very special podcast collaboration. The gang debate some of their favourite movies and TV shows of 2016, 1998 and 1999.

This is part one of a two-part episode, with the second half available by downloading the latest episode of The Other Women podcast on iTunes or your preferred podcast directory. You can also check out their Facebook page @ facebook.com/theotherwomenpodcast

Opening song this week is ‘Man! I feel like a woman’ by Shania Twain.


Hoge ‘n’ Smith 68: Cracking Tralee

December 18, 2016

cla-and-hogeCla climbs another rung on the comedy ladder, encounters some new enemies in the library , visits Limerick’s newest hotspot and goes porn free. Hoge and Cla break down the Oasis documentary ‘Supersonic’ and Westworld (with spoilers).

The boys also launch the ‘Win a date with Cla’ competition which you can enter by pitching your date idea (along with your written agreement to pay for said date) to hogensmith@gmail.com.

Opening song this week is ‘Natives’ by Blink 182.



Hoge ‘n’ Smith 67: Cla’s Spanish Inquisition

November 12, 2016

leonCla goes for a job interview and performs more comedy, Hoge rediscovers his love for Blink 182, the boys review the best TV shows since 2000 as well as some important online stats. Some scandalous accusations about rugby players are also made. TV shows discussed include The Sopranos, The Office, The Wire, Deadwood, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Breaking Bad, Fargo, Westworld,

Opening song this week is’Anthem Part 2′ and closing song is ‘Cynical’, both by Blink 182.


Hoge ‘n’ Smith 66: Hoge, the White Magnum

October 25, 2016

imageedit_2_9821683119The boys attempt to make themselves heard over the roars of rude children for a chat about a hot new podcast, Instagram birds, Hoge’s planned excursion to Africa next year, Cla’s next stand-up performance and spoiler-free discussions of ‘War on Everyone’, Black Mirror episode ‘Nosedive’, ‘Hell or High Water’ and ‘Atlanta’. There’s also a slightly spoilery discussion of ‘Westworld’.

Check out ‘The Other Women’ podcast here and let us know if  you’d like to hear a cross-over episode! Opening song this week is ‘Breaking the Law’ by Judas Priest.