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Karl Geary: Episode 183

Karl Geary: Episode 183

Karl Geary is best known to music fans as one of the founders of the infamous Sin-é café in New York City, which saw acts such as Jeff Buckley, Shane McGowan and Marianne Faithful frequent it’s small stage to a devoted audience in it’s short lifetime. This week Karl joined Jarlath to tell the story behind his stunning debut novel Montpellier Parade. Highlights include how he opened Sin-é with owner Shane Doyle (17:00) and how they blagged their way to getting the Pogues perform there (20:00). Karl also discusses his career as an actor including appearing alongside Bill Murray, Helen Mirren, Ethan Hawke and Sam Shepard (30:00). 
In this fascinating conversation, Karl tells us the story of how he left Ireland for A [...]