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Those Conspiracy Guys is a comedy, history and True Crime podcast based in Ireland and deals with everything from the out-there conspiracy theories like aliens, time travel, and ancient civilisations to the more grounded, historical and provable conspiracies like political and financial corruption, scientific chicanery and secret government agency shenanigans. From the high concept topics like inter dimensional lizard men, complicated assassination plots and future technology like alternativ ...
 
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David 'Ghosty' Wills and I complete our answering of the wonderful questions sent in audio form by Glass Onion listeners. Topics covered in this part include the 1968 Beatles psychodrama, Bernard Purdey, Lennon's bad behaviour, Beatles influencers and fictional reunion set lists. Thanks once again to all those who sent in questionsEnjoy!Feedback an…
 
TRUE CRIME - On this episode we talk about one of America's enduring murder mysteries, a case that has spanned seven decades and remains as unsolved today as the day the crimes occured; The Zodiac Killer! This is a case that has captured the fears and imaginations of the US since the sixties and the wonderful Claire and I look at the details of the…
 
DEEP DIVE - On this episode we revisit an old topic and give it a new perspective; a classic conspiracy and one that still splits conspiracy theorists down the middle when it comes to its voracity, the players involved and the legitimacy of their claims. With huge names in conspiracy come even grander tales of time travel, body swapping, psychic po…
 
In the first of a traditional Glass Onion 2-parter, I'm joined by radio D.J. David Wills a.k.a. Ghosty, to answer questions from the listeners in audio form. Topics covered include (in no particular order) guitar technique, weed pseudonyms, White Album reimaginings, the ever-changing Lennon, political fad-hopping, future Beatles books and tubas! Pa…
 
Listen to some of the best Beatles novelty records when Beatlemania conquered the world. Grab-bag of Beatles novelty records knockoffs, rip-offs, spin-offs Liverpudlian lampooners mock-ers, rockers, lovers, hoaxers Fakes, phonies, faux Parlaphone, parodies Teenage anthems of Boys, beat, bugs and hair Mixcloud Playlist The American Beetles To tell t…
 
Therapist, musician and Liverpudlian Alun Parry joins me as we pool our shared psychological knowledge to discuss John and The Beatles from a variety of angles, all the while taking pains not to offer speculative diagnoses of our wildly contradictory hero and his ex-bandmatesEnjoy!Feedback and voluntary Paypal donations to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFa…
 
Erin Weber, author of 'The Beatles And The Historians', joins me to discuss various aspects of John Lennon and the Beatles using her historiographical skills. We also discuss history and propaganda in a general way and the challenge of achieving objectivity and finding the elusive truth among ever-changing narratives. Links to Erin's work can be fo…
 
Bonjour les amis! Et Bienvenue dans ce nouvel episode de Under de covers Paris Beatles. Creme de la creme…la musique des Beatles en francais. Je suis votre hote mauvais Missour Mustard. Au menu du jour Salade de jardin de poulpe Plat Principale Poisson et doigt tarte Pour le dessert Truffe aux fraises sarriette Et un le ventre plein de vin Bon appe…
 
TRUE CRIME - On this episode Tom O Mahony joins me to chat about one sick pup; known as the Kindly Killer and one of the creepiest the UK can produce, Dennis Nilsen; a former policeman and army private, murdered an unknown amount of young men in his London homes in the 70s and 80s. Nilsen is thought to have killed up to twenty homeless and homosexu…
 
Your host Antony recently appeared on the 'Classic Film Jerks' podcast to take a comedic but still analytical look at the Beatles’ first film ‘A Hard Day’s Night’. Is it a classic? You can probably guess what I thought but what did Michael and Andrew from CFJ conclude after their first watch? The intro to the show contains more information on the u…
 
Journalist and Glass Onion listener Spencer Cox joins me for a wide-ranging deep dive into John Lennon 1980, psychology, drugs and even the British royal family (just briefly...)Enjoy!Feedback and voluntary Paypal donations to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-https://www.facebook.com/glassonionjlpodTwitter handletwitter.com/OnionLennonAntony's …
 
The second half of a double swapcast with Sam from the 'Paul or Nothing' podcast looking at Lennon and McCartney's covers album adventures is a review of Paul's 'Russian album', CHOBA B CCCP. Links to Sam's show can be found belowEnjoy!Feedback and voluntary Paypal donations to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-www.facebook.com/glassonionjlpodTw…
 
Sam Whiles of 'Paul or Nothing' guest hosts the first part of a double swapcast looking at Lennon and McCartney's covers album adventures. First up is John's 'Rock And Roll' album from 1975. Links to Sam's show can be found belowEnjoy!Feedback and voluntary Paypal donations to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-www.facebook.com/glassonionjlpodTwi…
 
Caitlin Hair returns to offer more first-hand memories of the Lennons, Albert Goldman, Fred Seaman and her mother Marnie, who was a close friend of both Yoko and Goldman, in the ongoing quest of this podcast to find the truth about John Lennon's final years. The conversation is preceded by another guitar lesson from the host and also the launch of …
 
TRUE CRIME - On this episode we talk about Americas first female serial killer and one of the most tragic stories of abuse and poverty you can imagine; this is Aileen Wournos. From the most dysfunctional and abusive upbringing, Aileen dragged herself out of her hometown and hitch hiked across America, partaking in loads of anti social behaviour; ar…
 
Matt Sergiou joins me to talk about some of the occult and conspiratorial aspects of the Beatles and John Lennon. The discussion covers, among other things, the 60s counterculture, LSD, mind control and hypnosis. There are links to Matt's work belowEnjoy!Feedback and voluntary Paypal donations to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-www.facebook.co…
 
In a break from the regular shows, here is an appearance made by Antony in January on the excellent Elvis Presley podcast ‘TCBCast’, discussing some of the parallels and differences between Elvis and The Beatles. Topics include their management, tribute acts, their films, Beatles songs covered by Elvis and the songs covered by both acts. The discus…
 
DEEP DIVE - On this episode we discuss arguably the most famous musician to have ever lived; a man who not only pioneered a music but a movement and while preaching a message of peace through his songs, was repeatedly violently attacked and tragically died before his time; Bob Marley. From a meagre start in the streets of Trenchtown, Jamaica to the…
 
Dan Richter makes a welcome return to the show as we tackle the difficult label of 'genius', using among other things Dan's recollections of his close working relationships with John Lennon and Stanley Kubrick. The conversation is preceded by another 'guitar lesson' from your host AntonyEnjoy!Feedback and voluntary Paypal donations to glassonionpod…
 
TRUE CRIME - On this episode we go all the way back to the 16th century to chat about a real sick puppy; The Werewolf of Bedburg, Peter Stumpp. An occult document details the story of Peter Stumpp and his despicable misdeeds such as killing and eating women and children and loads of other depraved animalistic satanic stuff. Stumpp apparently made a…
 
Ken Womack joins me to talk about his 2020 book which looks at the final year of John's life. Among other things, we discuss New York and London, the recovery of John's muse and the impossibility of knowing what was really going on behind closed doors in that most contentious year. The conversation is preceded by your host reading a remarkable list…
 
Al Sussman joins me for a freewheeling discussion of the enigma that was John Lennon and various other topics. Al is an author and also the long-time executive editor of 'Beatlefan' magazine. The conversation is preceded by your host showing some of the Beatles tricks and common chord structures on guitar.Enjoy!Feedback and voluntary Paypal donatio…
 
TRUE CRIME - On this episode we talk about one of the most important contemporary internet figures and how his ingenuity, innovation and imagination changed the face of the internet culture we know today and has set forth a standard by which the governments of the world should maintain the great global resource of the World Wide Web, this one is al…
 
The conclusion of my talk with David 'Ghosty' Wills about the relationship between John Lennon and Elvis Presley, this time focusing on the 1970s/early 80s period and the unfortunate demise of our two heroes in very different circumstances, as well as discussing their legacies and the public's rather morbid fascination with deathEnjoy!!Feedback and…
 
TRUE CRIME - This episode is a cracker and tells the tale of one sick pup; Joseph Kondro. Comedian Betsy Speer joins me to chat about Uncle Joey and his misadventures with the children of his neighbours in Washington State and beyond. A lesser known killer, as murderer charts go; his story is one of manipulation, coercion, and deceit using the crut…
 
David 'Ghosty' Wills and I continue our deep dive into the relationship between John Lennon and Elvis Presley, this time focusing on the 1960s period, including the 1965 Beatles & Elvis summit meeting and Elvis's Comeback Special and early Las Vegas periodEnjoy!!Feedback and voluntary Paypal donations to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-www.fac…
 
TRUE CRIME - On this episode we talk about the catalyst for disarming the Australian population and an event that was so destructive to society at the time; it is used as the yard stick to measure the severity of all mass shootings until just very recently; this time we are talking about Martin Bryant and The Port Arthur Massacre. Port Arthur was a…
 
SWAPCAST - This is a lovely little SwapCast with Tom O'Mahony where we get deep about what success means; what it like to be a working entertainer; what the fuck is going on in the USA according to two low information Paddy Muck Savages :D and a load of great chats! Check out Tom's podcast called Buckshot where he does interviews with loads of cele…
 
For this first-ever Glass Onion 3-parter, I'm joined by radio DJ David 'Ghosty' Wills for a deep dive into the relationship between John Lennon and Elvis Presley, both with their meeting in 1965 (this will be covered in Part 2)and all the other strands that interwove them.Enjoy!!Feedback and voluntary Paypal donations to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFace…
 
DEEP DIVE - On this episode we discuss one of the most quoted and revered civil rights leaders of all time; a man whose ideological journey is sometimes truncated to serve political purposes; a man who the term 'died before his time' was created for; Malcolm X. Born Malcolm Little to a family of meagre means he grew to become one of the heads of th…
 
SWAPCAST - On this episode I chat with Jeffrey Wilson and Pat Miletich from The Conspiracy Farm about corona and the most recent shenanigans; the election and the potential fraud perpetrated; and about conspiracy theory and how hard it is to keep the conspiracy interesting when real life is so f**kin weird right now! :) _______________________ You …
 
INTERVIEW - On this episode I chat with podcast legend Greg Carlwood from the mighty Higherside Chats and we get into it about current events including the rona and the coming vax issues facing our society; the election (which was upcoming at the time of recording); and where the US is heading in this current binary bipartisan and diametrically opp…
 
In this episode of the show, I'm joined by Ben Rowling and Caitlin Hair to discuss the opposite narratives of John Lennon presented in the biographies written by Ray Coleman and Albert Goldman. Caitlin is the daughter of one of Goldman's key sources for the Dakota years (1975-80) and she shares personal reminiscences of her time as a child in that …
 
A recent appearance by your humble host on the excellent 'Under The Covers' podcast, discussing John's best and worst cover versions, both with The Beatles and in his solo career. Expect lots of 'Mr Moonlight'!Enjoy!Feedback to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-www.facebook.com/glassonionjlpodTwitter pagetwitter.com/OnionLennonPlease (x many) li…
 
TRUE CRIME - On this episode we talk about a famed sick video maker, self anointed master criminal and star of the Netflix documentary series "Don't F**k with Cats" Luka Magnotta. Comedian Danny O'Brien joins me to chat about Luka and his sick scheme to capture the imaginations of internet sleuths to help him realise a twisted fantasy to commit a v…
 
ANNOUNCEMENT - This is the season 8 announcement and this episode is split into two halves. The first 30 minutes is the most important part with all the information about the show; what happening with me; what happening with the podcast; what going to be happening with the episodes coming up and going forward; I also give info about the episodes up…
 
INTERVIEW - On this episode I have great craic with Austin Fletcher from the hilarious and brilliant YouTube channel Fleccas Talks. Austin takes to the streets and interviews real people with real opinions; and gets into some scrapes in some of the scenes of violence and endless protests and marches that America has been subjected to (both sides) f…
 
DEEP DIVE - On this episode we discuss one of the most devastating domestic terrorist attacks on American soil, The Oklahoma City Bombing; the story of which involved white supremacist militia, secret government agents, ex-military operatives, and of course the deaths of 168 people. On 19th April 1995 a truck exploded in front of the Alfred P Murra…
 
5 Worst Songs Covered by John Lennon. (Part 2 of 2) Antony Rotunno host of “Glass Onion: on John Lennon” joins the show to rank and discuss the 5 worst songs covered by John Lennon from his career as both a Beatle and solo works. With interviews and insights into the making of many of these oldies but moldies. Guest: Glass Onion: ON John Lennon Fac…
 
Kit O'Toole, Ken McNab and I finish counting down the worst to best John Lennon albums, including his contributions to Beatles albums. There are links to Kit and Ken's work below.Enjoy!Feedback to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-www.facebook.com/glassonionjlpodTwitter pagetwitter.com/OnionLennonyou tube versionhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N…
 
5 Best Songs Covered by John Lennon. (Part 1 of 2) Antony Rotunno host of “Glass Onion: on John Lennon” joins the show to rank and discuss the 5 best songs covered by John Lennon from his career as both a Beatle and his solo works. A retrospective of John Lennon’s covers career everything from live performances to select album tracks. With intervie…
 
Kit O'Toole and Ken McNab, both Beatles authors and veterans of this podcast, join me to count down the John Lennon albums, the twist being that we are including his contributions to Beatles albums, leaving us 19 to choose from. There are links to Kit and Ken's work below.Enjoy!Feedback to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-www.facebook.com/glass…
 
To mark John Lennon's posthumous 80th birthday, I thought I'd do something different and invite 3 of my most loyal listeners (or perhaps I should now say 'friends of the show'!) to talk about John, The Beatles and their history with this podcast.Enjoy!Feedback to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-www.facebook.com/glassonionjlpodTwitter pagetwitt…
 
The conclusion of my discussion with Sam from the 'Paul or Nothing' podcast about the ever-fascinating and enigmatic Lennon-McCartney relationship. There's a link to Sam's show belowEnjoy!Feedback to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-www.facebook.com/glassonionjlpodTwitter pagetwitter.com/OnionLennonyou tube versionhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?…
 
Sam Whiles from the 'Paul or Nothing' podcast joins me for a 'swapcast' freeform discussion about the ever-fascinating and endlessly dissected relationship between the 2 chief Beatles. There's a link to Sam's show belowEnjoy!Feedback to glassonionpod@yahoo.comFacebook page-www.facebook.com/glassonionjlpodTwitter pagetwitter.com/OnionLennonyou tube …
 
Before Beatles Forty-five 45’s that inspired Beatlemania. Rockin’ R&B originals later covered by the Beatles. Everything from boozy blues, cracklin’ country, raunchy rockabilly, and whopping doo-wop. The songs that formed the fab foursome from the cradle of the Cavern to the rooftops of Apple. Now on Under the Covers. Mixcloud: https://www.mixcloud…
 
TRUE CRIME - On this episode we talk about a behemoth of a man and one of the most famous serial killers ever; main subject in the TV series Mindhunter and known as The Co-Ed Killer, Ed Kemper. As with most of these cases Ed had a shoddy upbringing and was brought up in a single parent abusive home. His murderous predilections started to show early…
 
INTERVIEW On this episode I chat with student of the occult and deep delver into the dark depths of popular culture Isaac Weishaupt. Isaac runs a podcast called 'Conspiracy Theories and Unpopular Culture' as well as writing an armful of books and dozens and dozens of video on all these topics which can all be found on http://illuminatiwatcher.com H…
 
Tom and I complete our review of Joe Goodden's masterful study of the Beatles' relationship with drugs and the huge impact they had on their lives and careers. Joe also runs the Beatles Bible website, an indispensible source of information on the group, and Tom's podcasts are '2Legs' and 'Talk More Talk' (links to all below)Enjoy!Feedback to glasso…
 
SWAPCAST - On this Swapcast I join the lads from 'Straight Outta Lockdown' and chat about what its like having a head during this unprecedented time in modern history! Their podcast is hosted by Asa and Kieran and they chat with worldly folks about what life has been like under lockdown, how it measures up to the way it was before; and what the fut…
 
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