Fad Camp

Fad Camp

A comedy podcast about the ridiculousness of fad diets. Hosted by Conor Dowling and Grace Mulvey.

Episodes

February 28, 2024 28 mins
 An internet term that perfectly encapsulates the complicated relationship between parents, their children and diets. Or is it just overly produced reality TV bait featuring Yolanda Hadid? Grace and Conor talk about the 'Almond Mom'. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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 'America's Doctor' has been accused of promoting dubious weight loss supplements. From Green Coffee Bean Extract - 'the magic weight loss cure for every body type' to Raspberry Ketones - 'number one miracle in a bottle to burn your fat'. Grace & Conor do a deep dive into this controversial physician and the TV show that made him famous. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 1, 2024 54 mins
Is this diet real, or is it the stuff of legend? Hear Grace and Conor howl about this tabloid fodder, lunar fast from the past. Make sure to stay tuned for an exclusive clip from our latest bonus episode from Headstuffplus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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January 17, 2024 85 mins
Snapchat Dysmorphia. Photo Manipulation. The Instagram Face. In this episode, Grace and Conor discuss the link between the rise of social media filters and body dysmorphia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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January 4, 2024 55 mins
Podcasting legend Kristen Meinzer (How To Be Fine, By The Book, The Daily Fail) joins Grace and Conor to talk all things diet culture in the media and her experience with the infamous fad diet French Women Don't Get Fat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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September 7, 2023 8 mins
Get your tickets now! September 17th https://www.fringefest.com/festival/whats-on/fad-camp-podcast-live Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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August 9, 2023 30 mins
Conor and Grace take shelter from the rainy Summer weather to discuss a recent RTE investigates article about a massive pharmaceutical company's attempts to get their diabetes drug used for weight loss purposes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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On May 26th, 2023, New York City enacted a weight discrimination law. Grace and Conor talk about what this means for New Yorkers and stumble upon the topic of the 'Fat In'. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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July 6, 2023 15 mins
A listener recently shared an article with us that we thought everyone needed to know about. As we all know, treadmills are responsible for 10000% of fatalities every year in the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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June 28, 2023 3 mins
Summer Break (And mini episodes announcement!) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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June 21, 2023 75 mins
On the Rag. The Crimson Tide. Aunt Flo. Falling to the Communists. Grace and Conor delve into the phenomenon of missing periods linked to restrictive dieting and exercise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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May 31, 2023 69 mins
A Fad Camp listener wrote to us about their experience in a fat camp for kids, so we asked them if we could share their powerful story on the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Fad Camp will return next week, but this week we are showcasing an episode from a brilliant new comedy podcast hosted by Adam Kay (This Is Going To Hurt), and BBC radio's Matt Edmonson. What's the most dangerous item in an office? Are fireworks more likely to kill you than bumble bees? Matt Edmondson and Adam Kay are on a mission to compile the definitive list of absolutely everything that might kill you. And they're leaving no sto...
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Khloe Kardashian has long been associated with the term Revenge Body. And even used the phrase in the title of her controversial weight loss show. Grace and Conor do a deep dive into how this all came about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 20, 2023 55 mins
Grace and Conor welcome back author Christy Harrison for a deep dive on her revelatory new book The Wellness Trap. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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March 30, 2023 68 mins
Grace and Conor do a deep dive into the history of the dreaded chart that hangs in every doctor's office. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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March 16, 2023 50 mins
What's blood got to do with it? Grace and Conor finally put the pseudo scientific blood type diet to rest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 23, 2023 69 mins
Buff Brides, Shredding for the Wedding, the Bridal Bubble.....Grace and Conor do a deep dive into the extremes some Brides go to before their big day.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 9, 2023 58 mins
If Conor McGregor jumped off a cliff would you? Hopefully not. Well, Grace & Conor are hoping you also don't try any of the crazy things MMA fighters do to cut weight for fights in this weeks episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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January 26, 2023 64 mins
Conor & Grace watch and discuss what has been described as 'TV's most brutal weight loss reality show' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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