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Economics is applied common sense and the podcast will break down the various arguments in everyday language. We will strive to provide an unbiased account of all arguments relevant to a debate. Sometimes the more interesting questions emerge when you scratch the surface and we'll use the economics toolkit to dig these out. Many of the speakers are working at the cutting edge of their respective fields, guiding us through both the accumulated evidence and showing us where things are likely t ...
 
Every week, the hosts of PokerStars TV (James Hartigan and Joe Stapleton) bring you a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like being two regular folks on the international poker circuit. Told from the perspective of a cranky British dad (Hartigan) and an undateable American bachelor (Stapes), Poker in the Ears is a mostly uncensored take on the world of professional poker. The hosts also regularly call in favours, in the form of guest spots from their big-shot celebrity poker-playing friends ...
 
Phoning It In is a hilarious improvised phone-in show. Each week, host Dave Coffey fields a collection of calls from a bunch of cranks, oddballs and weirdos. Dave is joined in studio by regular guests who will lend some 'expert' advice to the callers. This weekly podcast features some of Ireland's best comedians and improvisers who have (literally) no idea what they're getting themselves into - until their host introduces them on air. To hear your complaint feature in a future episode, spew ...
 
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Welcome back to a new series of At the Margin! This episode is a bit earlier than expected – I wanted to share it with you as soon as possible. We’ll be back to our usual Tuesday release date in due course. Seamus Coffey joins to discuss corporation tax. Seamus is an economics lecturer at University College Cork and is a former chair of Ireland’s F…
 
James and Joe present the #SCOOP2021 preview show, as they look ahead to three-and-a-half weeks of the Spring Championship of Online Poker, and 20 streams on the PokerStars Twitch and YouTube channels, including live cards-up coverage of the $25k Super High Roller and the $10k PLO and No Limit Hold’em Main Events. They’re joined by someone who’s go…
 
A lot of poker’s been played in the last seven days, so there’s plenty to discuss on this week’s show. Both James and Joe took part in the #CommentatorShowdown (streamed live last week, and now available to watch on the PokerStars YouTube channel), and share their favourite moments and a few behind-the-scenes anecdotes. Meanwhile, Joe entered a liv…
 
In addition to their own live streams and TV shows, James and Joe reflect on some of the other poker content being produced right now, specifically the YouTube series ‘POKERithm’, created and hosted by WPT champion and WSOP bracelet winner Matt Waxman. Matt joins the boys to discuss the format (team duplicate poker), his experiences producing the s…
 
The boys are done with another #SundayMillion (Joe has some words of wisdom for Spraggy, following THAT fold) and their special #MICOOP broadcast with Andrew Neeme. They’re also one episode into the new series of #PokerStarsRetro streams, and share their impressions of the early days of the #APPT. This week’s guest is UK comedian and Twitch streame…
 
James and Joe have a lot going on right now. In addition to their #SundayMillion streams every Monday, they’re hosting #PokerStarsRetro on Thursday afternoons, they’re back on TV in the USA (new episodes of the #PSPC air every Friday at 11pm ET on FS1) and they’re planning a special broadcast of the #MICOOP Main Event final table on Tuesday 9th Mar…
 
Joe is back – and sounding better than ever! To James’s horror, he describes, in graphic detail, the surgical procedure on his vocal chords, and gives a lightning-fast summary of everything he’s watched while in recovery. Meanwhile, James recaps the two #SundayMillion final tables that Joe missed, and teases the first edition of #PokerStarsRetro (l…
 
It’s a pop culture special on this week’s podcast, as James and Joe discuss some of the movies and TV shows they’ve watched in recent months – with the assistance of an EPT champion! Special guest reviewer Niall Farrell reveals that he’s played very little poker in the last 12 months, spending most of his time being a dad and streaming anything and…
 
James and Joe present, ‘The Chris Moneymaker Tribute Hour’! As Chris’s 17-year partnership with PokerStars comes to an end, he reflects on the last two decades and his role as poker’s best-known ambassador: from winning the World Series of Poker Main Event in 2003, to travelling the globe with fellow WSOP champions Greg Raymer and Joe Hachem, to th…
 
In the first episode of 2021, Joe talks openly and honestly about the ongoing issues with his voice and his need for surgery – and his demand that people don’t send him messages of sympathy! On a more positive note, he reveals that he’s been running well in box breaks (and explains what a “box break” is for James’s benefit). The primary focus of th…
 
For their final episode of 2020, the boys interview actor Hank Azaria, best known for voicing several characters in ‘The Simpsons’, and for his roles in ‘The Birdcage’, ‘Heat’ and ‘Ray Donovan’. Hank talks about his (now legendary) Hollywood home game, provides a few details about a special celebrity tournament that poker fans will soon be able to …
 
Following their 200th anniversary celebration, James and Joe present the after-party! And, having just spoken to the writer/director of ‘Molly’s Game’, they now get to interview one of the stars of the movie, Michael Cera, also known for his roles in ‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World’, ‘Superbad’ and ‘Arrested Development’. Michael is a huge poker fan, a…
 
James and Joe present the 200th episode of the podcast, available in audio AND video form (watch the show at psta.rs/YT or psta.rs/YTUK). In this special extended edition of #PokerInTheEars, the boys reflect on making it to the double century, and share some of their personal highlights from the previous 199 episodes. They’re joined by Jennifer Sha…
 
James and Joe celebrate the success of the first ever virtual European Poker Tour festival, recapping the results of the major tournaments and re-living some of the highlights from their live streams. Plus, they talk to Timothy Adams, the Canadian high roller who finished second in the #EPTOnline Main Event. In ‘Superfan vs Stapes’, Maarten Rummens…
 
James and Joe have reached the end of their journey through the European Poker Tour archives. The last few #EPTRetro streams featured Ben Wilinofsky’s victory in Berlin in April 2011, and deep run in Madrid a few weeks later. As the post-script to their Retro series, the boys catch up with Ben and talk to him about the “glory days,” and how his lif…
 
James and Joe are back on Twitch and YouTube with more #EPTRetro streams, covering Season 7 of the European Poker Tour. They discuss some of the 10 year-old tournaments they’ve been revisiting, and look ahead to the first ever #EPTOnline series – which is also going to be streamed. This week’s guest is author and multi-award winning storyteller Mat…
 
As a follow-up to their ‘Bad Poker Movies’ special from three years ago, James and Joe lift the lid on two more “classic” films from the height of the poker boom (2003). They start with ‘Shade’, starring Stuart Townsend, Thandie Newton, Gabriel Byrne, Jamie Foxx and Sylvester Stallone, before moving onto ‘Stuey’ (also known as ‘High Roller: The Stu…
 
Today I am joined by Dr. Fergal O’Connor, finance lecturer at University College Cork. Fergal is an expert in gold and other precious metals. We go through everything you wanted to know about gold. We discuss the historical reasons why gold is valuable and how this has translated into the modern world. We go through the various economic drivers and…
 
For this week’s episode, James and Joe are joined by UK-based Belgian pro Bert ‘girafganger7’ Stevens. Bert talks about the origin of his online handle, his journey towards becoming a high stakes player, his ever-growing menagerie (!), his social media crusades, and why he likes hanging out in Twitch chat. Also appearing on this week’s show: Chris …
 
While James was off sick, Joe turned 48 and moved house. He also failed to keep his promise to take a break from Hold’em, and has continued to run horribly. (He seems intent on sharing his pain, telling bad beat stories to anyone who’ll listen!) Fortunately, he did find time to read ‘The Only Way To Play It’, a new poker-themed novel by Peter Alson…
 
I am joined by Dr. David Zetland – David is a lecturer at Leiden University and an expert on the political economy of water management. We discuss the economics behind water management and how politics can get in the way. We discuss the economics and politics surrounding water charging throughout the British Isles and discuss the ongoing Irish wate…
 
In the latest Phoning It In, Dave discusses practical jokes that went too far with Elaine, whose friends made her believe that she was a robot, and Darren, whose wife pretended she was in the Japanese mafia. Dave is joined by his special guest General Casimir Kriska, the deposed former leader of Sokovia. Support the show at www.patreon.com/phoningi…
 
James and Joe are still in recovery mode after #WCOOP2020. Joe’s been trying to unwind by playing online poker, but it hasn’t really worked out! This week, the boys take a detailed look at Grand Tour, the cycling-themed game that arrived on PokerStars in the spring. They’re joined by Nick Walsh from Team Pro Online who’s been streaming Grand Tour f…
 
Today’s guest is Anja Shortland, Professor In political economy at King’s College London. Prof. Shortland does some really interesting work on the economics of crime and will speak to us today about the economic dynamics at play in hostage situations. Yes, that's correct – today’s episode is on the economics of kidnapping! Prof. Shortland has a boo…
 
The World Championship of Online Poker is over! James and Joe are a tad exhausted after completing their run of 21 live streams, but are able to draw a line under #WCOOP2020 with a recap of the final week of the series. They also replay a few of the interviews from their final broadcast, including their conversation with Andre ‘PTFisherman23’ Marqu…
 
In the latest Phoning It In, Dave discusses animal attacks with Dean who was attacked by a koala, Nigella who saw a snake attack an old lady, and Billy who punched a carp. Dave also speaks with Padraig, a farmer who's having issues with his scarecrows. Dave is joined in studio by his special guest, Woody Held, a relationship counselor who works exc…
 
It’s a #WCOOP2020 special, as James and Joe discuss some of the big stories from the series so far, and replay some of the interviews from their ongoing World Championship of Online Poker live streams (twitch.tv/pokerstars and youtube.com/pokerstars). Full list of players featured in this show: Benjamin ‘Spraggy’ Spragg, Dimitar ‘KuuL’ Danchev, Mat…
 
Hello and wlecome to this episode of "At the margin"! I have a great episode lined up with Tim Harford, Oxford economist and all-round economic raconteur. Tim joins to discuss statistics – how we can get it wrong, such as when our emotions influence our interpretation, and offers some basic rules of thumb when it comes to making sense of the inform…
 
Hello and welcome everyone to a special week for the podcast! We have a change in name to "At the Margin" – same great podcast, new great name! this week we have a very special double bill. In this first part we welcome Prof. Patrick Honohan, honorary professor of economics at Trinity College Dublin. Prof. Honohan has held many positions, most nota…
 
This show focuses on #WCOOP2020, which is now underway. And who better to talk to about the World Championship of Online Poker than Shaun Deeb, a player with eight WCOOP titles? Plus, Joe reveals he’s seen a rough cut of Paul Schrader’s ‘The Card Counter’ (the movie he worked on as a poker consultant), and Sam Williams from the UK competes for a #S…
 
Today I am joined by Dr. Eoin McLaughlin, Senior Lecturer at UCC. Eoin’s work has covered economic history and environmental sustainability. We discuss how his research on the Spanish flu can help us better understand COVID death counts and how his work on Irish land bonds can better help us understand the recent debate surrounding Eurobonds/Corona…
 
The podcast is back from its two-month summer hiatus. But James and Joe haven’t had a break. They’ve been hard at work on the #StadiumSeries live streams and preparing for another three weeks inside the PokerStars Arena hosting cards-up coverage of #WCOOP2020. Both are discussed on this week’s show, in the company of Griffin Benger, a core member o…
 
In the latest Phoning It In, Dave chats with Dermot whose wife has disappeared and Rita who can't find the 'parish pump'. Dave also speaks with a dentist named Lenny whose patients hate him. Dave is joined in studio by his special guest, Ireland’s most eligible bachelor, Enda Storey. Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/phoningitinshow…
 
Episode #28 is with Prof. Alan Matthews, Emeritus Professor of European Agricultural Policy at Trinity College Dublin. Prof. Matthews takes us through the economic conundrum that is the Common Agricultural Policy, how it has evolved and how it may develop in the future. Along the way, we touch on how the CAP can best guide sustainable agricultural …
 
On today’s episode I am joined by Dr. Reamonn Lydon of the Central Bank of Ireland to discuss the wealth of Irish households. Rea has been poring over the Household Finance and Consumption Survey which is one of the primary data sources used to understand Irish household wealth – something which is notoriously difficult to get a handle on. We go th…
 
In this week’s Phoning It In, Dave chats with Hayley who keeps getting strange packages sent to her home, Ron who is regularly mistaken for a celebrity, and Emily who found a treasure of sorts in her basement. Dave is joined by his special guest, a Las Vegas casino and nightclub owner, who is known by his many celebrity friends as Mr. Saturday Nigh…
 
Prof. Robert H. Frank of Cornell University joins to discuss his contribution to the field of behavioural economics. We delve into the economic consequences of 'keeping up with the Joneses' (aka 'positional externalities'); how peer pressure can help solve climate change and help in the fight against COVID19, and the strategic role of emotions. I w…
 
In this week’s Phoning It In, Dave chats with some die-hard soccer fans about the glory days of World Cup '90. Dave also talks to Fred whose house has gone missing and Róisín who is bitterly disappointed with her son. Dave is joined by special guest Podge Molloy - the head of the Small Agricultural Businesses Federation.…
 
I am joined by Dr. Robbie Butler who is a lecturer at University College Cork and is an expert in Sports economics. We discuss 'Fergie time', the use of bonus points in rugby and whether pundits are actually better than the average fan when it comes to predicting a result. There is something in this conversation for those of us less interested in s…
 
For their season finale, James and Joe look ahead to the #StadiumSeries (starting Sunday 5th July) and the 23 consecutive days of live coverage they’ll be providing at Twitch.tv/PokerStars (Monday 13th July – Tuesday 4th August). The boys are joined by British pro Sam Grafton, who recently won the #SummerSeries Main Event for $200k, and will be par…
 
I am joined by Dr. Karina Doorley and Dr. Barra Roantree who are senior research officer and research officer respectively, with the Economic and Social Research Institute. We discuss why we need taxes; what can happen when we get it wrong; and how Ireland's benefit system has been very important in helping the vulnerable during the COVID19 crisis.…
 
James and Joe talk prop bets, and look at some of the more interesting wagers happening in the poker world right now (what Joe is describing as ‘The Prop Bets of Quarantine’). They have updates on the challenges Max Silver and Mike McDonald are undertaking, and chat to high stakes regular Melissa Burr about her recent prop bet involving the consump…
 
Time for more film reviews on the podcast, as James and Joe bring you a ‘Poker Movie Monday (on a Wednesday, recorded on a Thursday and released on a Friday)’ double bill. They take a look at two poker-themed motion pictures: ‘A Big Hand for the Little Lady’ (1966) and ‘Runner Runner’ (2013). The latter is the subject of this week’s quiz, as Crt Li…
 
This episode features music economist Chris Carey. Chris is Head of International Marketing at TicketSwap and is a founder of the FastForward music conference. He is a former Global Insight Director at Universal and EMI, and a former Senior Economist at PRS for Music. We explore how recent changes in technology and the market shape the music we lis…
 
In this week's Phoning It In, Dave chats with Peter, a shop owner who wants to make an appeal to the public. Dave also talks to Rick who's sick of Twitter fact-checking his tweets, and Ned who feels his local beach is too crowded. Dave is joined by special guest Triona McFarriter, former pop star and regular guest on our sister show Talking It Out.…
 
After recapping the final, FINAL stats from #SCOOP2020, and discussing the latest developments in the Mike Postle case, James and Joe are joined on the podcast by psychologist and author Maria Konnikova, ahead of the publication of her new book ‘The Biggest Bluff’. Maria spent nearly three years on the professional poker circuit, and this book deta…
 
Today I am joined by Pete Lunn of the ESRI to discuss behavioural economics and behavioural science. This is our second episode dealing with behavioural science - I would urge you to check out the earlier conversation with Liam Delaney if you have not done so already. Today’s conversation builds on many of the concepts first discussed with Liam. Pe…
 
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