Hoge ‘n’ Smith 63: The Juice is Loose

May 27, 2016


Hoge and Cla  get together to discuss ‘American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson’, celebrity culture, The Plough and the Stars, Cla’s new gym routine, Cla’s romantic life, the new Captain America and the body transformation of John Krasinski. There’s also an almost appearance from fan favourite Joe McKenna.

Opening song this week is ‘Mother We Just Can’t Get Enough’ by the underrated (in Hoge’s opinion) New Radicals.


Hoge ‘n’ Smith 62: Jailhouse Pudding

April 21, 2016

1020Hoge and Cla sit down for just about the most current episode of the show you’re ever likely to hear (recorded and dropped on April 21st). On the agenda for today are: Conor McGregor’s ‘retirement’, Midnight Special, the psychology of business, reality TV and volunteer prisoners.

Opening song this week is ‘Jailhouse Rock’ by an up and coming star named Elvis Presley. Check out his MySpace for more of his tracks.



Hoge ‘n’ Smith 61: Cla the Comedian

March 8, 2016

maxresdefaultHoge tells Cla about his long-awaited entry into the world of comedy, which was almost derailed by a bevy of beautiful women but was ultimately saved by a dedicated Hoge ‘n’ Smith fan. The boys also dissect Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Deadpool, Successful Alcoholics, the Walking Dead, Vinyl and more. Send encouragement for Cla to continue his fledgling comedy career to hogensmith@gmail.com, @hogensmith on twitter or facebook.com/hogensmith.

Opening song this week is ‘Hard Times’ by the incredible Paddy Dennehy and the Red Herring. Check them out on Facebook and tell them we sent you!


Hoge ‘n’ Smith 60: Sexy Scooby Doo

December 26, 2015

006Hoge and Cla present their first show in front of a live studio audience. Topics up for discussion include unusual reactions to nerves, how the boys would cope in the zombie apocalypse, tattoos, the overt sexiness of Scooby Doo, and Cla’s appearances on 2fm. Stay tuned in until the end to hear audio of Cla on the Chris and Ciara show on 2fm!

For updates on Maghnus’ current adventure – swimming the entire Irish coastline – head over tohttp://www.sand2snowadventures.com where you can also make a donation to Gorta Self Help Africa / The RNLI

Opening song this week is ‘I’m too sexy’ by Right Said Fred.



Hoge ‘n’ Smith 59: The Life Force

November 26, 2015

manonthemoon1999-1024x671Hoge and Cla sit down after yet another extended hiatus to discuss having children in your 70s, Cla’s new/old job, the Rubberbandits’ new TV show, Dave Grohl’s undeniable charisma and ‘manbands’.

For updates on Maghnus’ current adventure – swimming the entire Irish coastline – head over to http://www.sand2snowadventures.com where you can also make a donation to Gorta Self Help Africa / The RNLI

Opening song this week is ‘The Great Beyond’ by REM.


Hoge ‘n’ Smith 58: Are you listening Mr. Tayto?

June 29, 2015

IMG_7452Hoge and Cla sit down to discuss why they didn’t do a podcast for six months. Other topics on the agenda include missing dogs, Cla’s day in court with his mother, the perils of Tinder, an appearance from the hottest Irish hip-hop act since Samantha Mumba, a unique idea for an art exhibit and a pitch to Mr. Tayto that we’d like your help in promoting.

Our friends, Maghnus and Burnsy, have begun their latest adventure which sees them attempt to swim around the entire Irish coastline. Head over to their site for more details and to make a donation. They are doing it to support the work of Gorta-Self Help Africa and the RNLI so your contribution, no matter how small, makes a genuine difference to people’s lives.

Almost as important are our efforts to get Tayto to use Cla’s debut song in one of their ads. Once you’ve heard the song, please do us a kindness by asking Mr. Tayto on Facebook and Twitter to give it a listen too.

Opening tune this week is ‘I fought the law’ by The Clash.