Maeve Higgins

Maeve Higgins is an Irish comedian from Cobh, County Cork, now based in New York. She was a principal actor/writer of the RTÉ production Naked Camera, as well for her own show Maeve Higgins’ Fancy Vittles.

Guest Appearances

Bonus the Nation: Boner Adjacent

Fake The Nation #190.5March 5, 2020

Maeve Higgins and Danielle Durchslag join Negin to discuss the awkwardness of shooting sex scenes and how intimacy coordinators are making it better. Listen to more Bonus The Nation episodes by signing up for Stitcher Premium! Use the promo code [FAKE] for a…


Women Emit Carbon

Fake The Nation #184January 23, 2020

Maeve Higgins and Danielle Durchslag join Negin to weigh in on the Lev Parnas controversy and discuss Hillary Clinton's comments on Bernie Sanders. They also break down the importance of the Equal Rights Amendment.


Ironically Detached

Fake The Nation #162August 22, 2019

Maeve Higgins and Lou Gonzalez join Negin to discuss immigration, recessions, the 2020 race, and debate the importance of brand and idealogical alignment.


What’s More Broken: US or UK Politics?

Fake The Nation #131January 17, 2019

While Negin continues her maternity leave & masters the art of strategic napping, guest host Jody Avirgan (ESPN's 30 for 30) chats with Maeve Higgins and Josie Long for a big think on how the rest of the world views the USA.…


Soybean Screams

Fake The Nation #127December 13, 2018

Aaron Jackson (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper) and Maeve Higgins (New York Times) join Negin to discuss the possible impending government shutdown and Trump’s recent clash with Nancy Pelosi’s burnt orange power jacket. Then, they do their best to make sense of…


Episode 17 - You Have Arrived at Your Destination

Jude arrives in Christminster, and Michael and comedian Maeve Higgins tell ghost stories.


Happy 100th!

Fake The Nation #100June 7, 2018

Comedians Maeve Higgins (New York Times) and Larry Wilmore (The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore) join Negin to celebrate the 100th (!) episode of Fake the Nation. The panel gets up to speed on Trump and pardons, reflects on the primaries this…


Bert The Dirt Expert (w/ Maeve Higgins, Brian McCann)

Dr Gameshow #21March 6, 2018

Comedians Maeve Higgins (Maeve In America, StarTalk) & Brian McCann (Conan, The Who Was? Show) join Jo & Manolo to play listener-created games with callers.  Games played: A Very British Gameshow, Blockbuster Bagel Video, and The Blame Game.


Screaming at the Tax Bill (w/ Maeve Higgins, Jena Friedman)

Fake The Nation #74December 7, 2017

Comedians Maeve Higgins (Maeve in America) and Jena Friedman (American Cunt) join Negin to talk about Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, what’s next for the #MeToo movement, and whether or not Mueller’s investigation will bring America an early Christmas…


Harvey Weinstein Is A Total Dirtbag

Fake The Nation #66October 12, 2017

James Adomian (Trump vs. Bernie) and Maeve Higgins (Maeve in America) join Negin to discuss the bombshell reports of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged decades of sexual misconduct. They also dig into Jemele Hill’s suspension from ESPN and athletes taking knees to…


All-Star Edition

Fake The Nation #57August 10, 2017

Huddle up! It’s time for a dream team lineup of some of Fake the Nation’s smartest and funniest guests. Maeve Higgins (Maeve In America) and Seema Iyer (The Bollywood Lawyer) ponder how to take control of their emotions. John Fugelsang (Tell Me…


One Year of Fake The Nation

Fake The Nation #52July 7, 2017

To celebrate Fake the Nation’s one year anniversary (!) Negin is joined by two of her favorite guests: Maeve Higgins (Maeve in America) and Seema Iyer (The Bollywood Lawyer). They discuss the latest salacious Trump tweets, North Korea’s nuclear push, and the…


Spring Break Edition

Fake The Nation #42April 28, 2017

Spring has sprung! To celebrate, today’s episode is a special spring break edition featuring a grab bag of new conversations with some of Negin’s favorite guests. Negin is joined by Pete Dominick (Stand Up! With Pete Dominick) and Mark Thompson (Make It…


The Russian Quagmire

Fake The Nation #33February 17, 2017

Maeve Higgins (Maeve in America) and Benari Poulten (Garbage Time with Katie Nolan) join Negin to talk about Michael Flynn's resignation, Stephen Miller’s big debut, and what to say to Trump supporters who think things are going great. Plus, White House power…

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