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Nervous Lobsters

Nervous Lobsters

By Niamh and the Nervous Lobsters team
Join host, Niamh, and the rest of the Nervous Lobsters team as they explore their passions and interests including film, TV, video games, books and much much more.
Cover art by @floillustrate
Twitter: @NervousLobsters
IG: @NiamhousLobster
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Ep 35 In & Out - macho macho lobster
The 'straight passing' couple, Niamh and Aaron, talk LGBTQ+ in the form of the 1997 film, In & Out. Happy Pride Everyone! TW//: Eating disorder 28m48s-30m10s
June 24, 2022
Ep 34: Stranger Things S4 part 1 - I don't like this, Lobster, wake up!
This week we talk Stranger Things! Thanks so much to Jordan for joining us! First 45 mins (approx), we discuss seasons 1-3 and try to give a spoiler-free review of season 4 part 1 - However, listener discretion is advised and we HIGHLY recommend watching it before listening to us!  We then go on to discuss spoilers from season 4, including questions and theories we have for part 2. Check out Jordan's band Corner Boy and their new-ish hit  Here's the link to Pop Culture Detective's video on Hopper: Cover art @floillustrate Social media: IG @niamhouslobster and Twitter @nervouslobsters
June 12, 2022
Ep 33: Jaws - You're gonna need a bigger lobster
Niamh, Cathy and Aaron discuss the classic movie Jaws. Hope you enjoy shark jokes, cause that's all you're gonna get! Lessons from the Screenplay video on Jaws:  Super cringe video we talked about of crankgameplays doing a backflip in front of markiplier for the first time:  Cover art: @floillustrate Follow us on IG: @niamhouslobster and Twitter: @nervouslobsters
May 27, 2022
Ep 32: Curious Lobsters - Spoiler free reviews of recent watches
This week Niamh, Aaron and Cathy talk about their recent watches of shows and movies giving spoiler free reviews of anything that came out recently. Time Stamps: 0h0m0s - Intro and cold open 0h21m7s - Cathy's review of Bridgerton season 2 (spoiler free) 0h35m31s - Niamh and Aaron's review of The Lost City (spoiler free) 0h45m45s - Stranger Things seasons 1-3 (contains minor spoilers) 1h5m11s - review of The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (spoiler free) 1h8m58s - review of Fantastic Beasts: the Secrets of Dumbledore (spoiler free) IG: @niamhouslobsters Twitter: @nervouslobsters Cover Art by @floillustrate
April 30, 2022
Ep 31: Shrek 1-4 - I like that lobster, that is a nice lobster
After, a sick break (courtesy of Covid), Niamh and Aaron are back to discuss the Shrek saga of movies (mostly just quotes). Other topics include, a Step Up rant and a little run through of the content we've been binging while isolating, such as, The Expanse, Elden Ring, and Stranger Things. Follow us on social media, IG: @niamhouslobster, Twitter: @nervouslobsters Cover Art by @floillustrate
April 15, 2022
Ep 30: Curious Lobsters 2 - director Emer Reynolds interview
In the spirit of Paddy's Day weekend, Niamh is joined by Irish film director Emer Reynolds. We discuss a brief selection of her filmography including her feature documentary films Phil Lynott: Songs for While I'm Away (2020) and The Farthest (2017) as well as her upcoming film Joyride, staring Olivia Colman, which is due to come out later this year.  You can watch Songs for While I'm Away on the RTÉ player here. Thanks a million to Emer for being a spectacular guest! You can find her on Twitter @emerpreynolds where she shares promotions for her new releases.  Check out the Nervous Lobsters on social media on Twitter @NervousLobsters and IG @Niamhouslobsters Coverart by @floillustrate
March 18, 2022
Ep 29: Django - I think we all agree the lobsters were a nice idea
This week Niamh, Cathy and Aaron are joined by Aoife to talk about Django Unchained.  Obviously as four white Irish 20-something year olds, we are not qualitied to discuss a lot of the topics of this film including racism and slavery so please take what we say with a grain of salt. Despite the harrowing subject, this is a really funny episode about a hilarious film! Enjoy! IG: @niamhouslobster | Twitter: @nervouslobsters  Cover art by @floillustrate
March 04, 2022
Ep 28 She's the Man - When my eyes are closed I see you for who you truly are, which is a lobster
Niamh, Cathy and Aaron manage to squeeze in a quick review and rating of She's the Man (2006) in between some hilarious stories - Enjoy! P.S. We accidentally started recording on the wrong mic at the beginning and had to delete it cause it didn't sound good so hopefully the start of the episode makes sense! Check us out on IG @niamhouslobsters and Twitter @nervouslobsters Cover art by @floillustrate
February 19, 2022
Ep 27: Reminiscent Lobsters - Year 1 Review
Happy anniversary my freaky darlings! Thank you all for coming on this adventure with us and thanks again to Cathy and Aaron and all our guests for making this with me! Love you all! This week Cathy, Aaron and I give reviewed ratings to the list of 2021 movies. We also reveal the results of the Instagram polls. IG @NiamhousLobster | Twitter @NervousLobsters  Cover art by @floillustrate  
February 05, 2022
Ep 26: The Greatest Show-lobster
Join Niamh, Aaron and Cathy as they discuss and rant about the popular musical, The Greatest Showman. Some literal laugh out loud moments so warning to those wearing earphones! Follow us on social media where you can submit questions and where we'll be posting polls for you to rate our 2021 movies - results to be announced on the next podcast! Twitter: @NervousLobsters IG: @NiamhousLobster Cover art by @floillustrate
January 21, 2022
Ep 25: Matrix Resurrections - the lobster is an illusion
Spoiler review of Matrix Resurrections which came out this past Christmas. This is our first time dedicating a full episode to a new film so hopefully we're not too all over the place.  Follow us @skittlesheep on IG and Twitter where we'll be posting the list of our 2021 ratings and rakings and asking for your opinions.
January 08, 2022
Ep24 Klaus - A true selfless lobster always sparks another
To wrap up 2021, we're discussing one of our favourite Christmas movies, Klaus. This wholesome movie brings us to tears every time, so do yourself a favour and watch it this Christmas! Happy Christmas from Niamh, Aaron and Cathy on the Nervous Lobsters team and a big thank you for listening and supporting us. Follow @skittlesheep on IG and Twitter 🦞
December 24, 2021
Ep23: Scrooged - Lobster bless us, everyone
We're starting off the Festive season strong with Richard Donner's Scrooged, released in 1988 as a modern take on A Christmas Carol. It was just me and Aaron this week so we took tangents to the next level but hopefully it makes for a funny episode! Check out our Spotify poll and get in touch @skittlesheep on IG and Twitter
December 10, 2021
Ep 22: Knives Out - our lobster is not whole at all
TW//: brief mentions of suicide throughout - no descriptions. The time has come for us to discuss one of the greatest films of all time, Knives Out. 100% recommend watching this movie before listening - I'll even watch it with you, just tell me when and where! Let us know your thoughts and/or questions @skittlesheep on IG and Twitter or in the Q&A section on Spotify - also don't forget to vote in our poll.
November 26, 2021
Ep 21: When Lobster Met Sally
Come have what we're having... which is the fantastic film When Harry Met Sally. Conor joins us this week which means there will be plenty of funny stories while we attempt to stay on topic. Submit your movie suggestions on @skittlesheep on social media or on Spotify. Also our poll: Can men and women be friends?
November 12, 2021
Ep 20: Happy Death Lobster - Podkin carving
This episode Niamh, Cathy and Aaron discuss Happy Death Day while carving pumpkins - apologies in advance for the sawing and scraping sounds, I edited out about 15 minutes of it. TW// Brief suicide reference, no descriptions: 44m20s-45m20s As usual we bop around topics, including: other time-loop movies such as Groundhog Day, Palm Springs and Map of Tiny Perfect Things, and favourite scary movies, Halloween monsters and costumes. Check out our poll and Q&A on Spotify and see our finished pumpkins on Twitter and IG @skittlesheep
October 29, 2021
Ep 19: Scooby Doo - Sorry Daph, but your go-go lobsters didn't fit... me!
For our second episode in spooky season, Niamh, Cathy and Aaron review the two live-action Scooby Doo movies (2002 and 2004), with a lot of quoting, nostalgia and Scrappy Doo slander to follow. Check out @skittlesheep on Instagram and Twitter for updates and to send us any questions or thoughts. Don't forget to answer our poll and Q&A below! Link to NerdSync YouTube video on the movies being in the wrong order:  Link to alternate movie opening:
October 15, 2021
Ep 18: The Witches - I don't like Cock-A-Leekie, I like Lobster!
To start off spooky season, Niamh and Cathy talk about The Witches, released in 1990.  Not much deep diving happens in this one, just lot of laughing and a few tangents as usual. This week we've also got a couple of actual questions! PS. Take a shot every time we say "Grandma!" Let us know what you think of our answers to the fan questions and let us know what character you'd like to be below!
October 01, 2021
Ep 17: The Matrix Trilogy - What does Tasty Lobster taste like?
Join Niamh, Cathy and Aaron as they talk about the The Matrix Trilogy, directed by the Wachowskis. Not sure how much we actually get through though with all the tangents! Link to Mr Sunday Movies YouTube video:
September 17, 2021
Ep 16: Ner-versus Lobsters 2 - Last Quote Quiz
Hope you're excited for another quiz! This time Cathy and Aaron go up against movie-buff Conor. Let us know how you got on @skittlesheep on Twitter or Instagram and tell us which of the movies from the quiz we should discuss in a future episode - Terminator? Independence Day? Casablanca? Links to the online quizzes we used in ours are:  
September 03, 2021
Ep 15: Lobster Girls - A year in the life we'll never get back
We binged Gilmore Girls so you don't have to and I'll tell ya... it was tough!  Enjoy the rantings of Gilmore Girls and the ravings of other shows incl. Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Castlevania. Follow us @skittlesheep on Twitter and Instagram for updates and to send us questions.
August 20, 2021
Ep 14: Chicken Run - Lobsters go in podcasts come out
Niamh, Cathy and Aaron discuss a range of topics surrounding the 2000 movie Chicken Run, from stop motion and action scenes in various movies to whether or not a chicken's head is bigger that an acorn.
August 06, 2021
Ep 13: In Bruges - You're an inanimate effing lobster
TW// Suicide references  Out of the flying pan into Bruges! Niamh, Cathy and Aaron are joined by Fergus to discuss In Bruges!  We stay on topic for a lot of this actually - with a lot of laughs and quoting! Follow us @skittlesheep on Twitter and Instagram for updates.
July 23, 2021
Ep 12: Curious Lobsters
Something a little different this week. Niamh and Cathy are joined by friends, Aoife and Niamh.  Instead of discussing a movie as usual, they talk about anything and everything, flicking through conversations at major speed so you better strap in your seatbelts! Spoiler warnings for A Quiet Place 1 & 2 from 46m25s to 1h4m30s Other topics include: Bo Burnham's Inside, Love Island, Scooby Doo, My Little Pony, Pokémon, Loki and Luna.
July 09, 2021
Ep 11: Pride - Every lobster is a lesbian at heart
In honour of Pride month, this episode we review and discuss the 2014 film Pride which tells the true story of a LGBTQ group's support of the miners' strikes in 80s Wales. A lot of laughs during this one, as usual. Let us know your questions on Twitter or IG @skittlesheep 
June 25, 2021
Ep 10: Snatch - Sit down and shut up you big bald lobster
This episode, Cathy graced us with a detailed summary of Guy Ritchie's Snatch which we unfortunately had to cut down a good bit due to it's lengthiness
June 12, 2021
Ep 9: Focus - At the end of the day this is a game of Lobsters
This week Niamh, Cathy and Aaron review Focus, released in 2015, as well as going on their usual tangents. Hope you enjoy!
May 28, 2021
Ep 8: Lobsters of the Caribbean
Join us as we discuss the Pirates of the Caribbean Trilogy and go on many tangents along the way.
May 14, 2021
Ep 7: Legally Lobsters
This week Niamh, Cathy and Aaron are joined by Aoife and another Niamh - just to confuse you - to discuss Legally Blonde. Beware of spoilers! We really enjoyed recording this! Discussions include feminism, misogyny, gender roles, dress codes and the dumb blonde trope! Big thank you to Niamh and Aoife for joining! Check out @skittlesheep on Twitter and Instagram for podcast updates
April 30, 2021
Ep 6: Nervous Baby Lobster Driver
Join Niamh, Cathy and Aaron as then discuss Baby Driver! - BEWARE SPOILERS  Hope you enjoy the new opening theme song!
April 16, 2021
Ep 5: Ner-Versus Lobsters: Disney Song Quiz
Aaron and Cathy go head-to-head in Niamh's Quiz on Disney Songs! Can you do any better? Follow @skittlesheep on social media to follow any updates and to submit questions.
April 02, 2021
Ep 4: The Prestige - The Original Transported Lobster
TW// brief mentioning of suicide at 23m45s Beware of major spoilers for Christopher Nolan's The Prestige!!!!! Join Niamh, Cathy and Aaron as they Pledge to tackle the twists and Turns of the extremely confusing Prestige. Follow @skittlesheep on social media for updates and to submit questions/suggestions.
March 19, 2021
Ep 3: Mulan - Dishonour on you, Dishonour on your lobsters
In preparation for International Women's Day on the 8th, Niamh, Cathy and Aaron discuss Mulan. Spoiler Warning for the original AND the 2020 live-action remake. We also got our mic issue from last episode sorted so thank you if you made it through that episode. For updates and to submit questions follow @skittlesheep on Twitter and Instagram.
March 04, 2021
Ep 2: LobsterPool
This episode, join Niamh, Cathy and Aaron as they discuss, review and inaccurately quote Deadpool and Deadpool 2 - Beware of Spoilers! Also please note that we accidently call Dopinder the wrong name for most of the pod... Sorry. For updates and to submit questions, follow @skittlesheep on Twitter and Instagram.
February 18, 2021
Ep 1: Inglorious Lobsters
Come join Niamh, Cathy and Aaron as they explore Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds. Beware of Spoilers!
February 06, 2021