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Welcome to Pub Songs & Stories, the virtual Public House for Celtic culture and change through music.

I am Marc Gunn. I play Sci F'Irish music. I want to take you on an adventure. I'll share the stories behind my songs as we explore pop culture media through the lens of Irish & Celtic music. You will have fun and sing along, and maybe get a far too real glimpse of yourself.




Feb 27, 2024

"If they take the ship, they'll rape us to death, eat our flesh, and sew our skins into their clothing – and if we're very, very lucky, they'll do it in that order." Zoe’s description of reavers on the TV show Firefly sounds pretty insane. And every time we meet the reavers in the show and movie, they seem just as...

Feb 20, 2024

Is it all a game that we all fall into? Saffron certainly thinks so in “Our Mrs Reynolds from the TV show Firefly. Hear the story behind my song “Spiderwebs”. We're also making waves with music from Matt McGinn.

This is Pub Songs & Stories #279

0:17 - Marc Gunn “Bright Side of Everything” from Selcouth

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Feb 13, 2024

Let’s get Naked! Or at least I’ll share a story of one of my songs inspired by an episode of Firefly. Plus, The Haar are featured on this week’s show.

This is Pub Songs & Stories #278

0:13 - Marc Gunn “Bright Side of Everything” from Selcouth


I am Marc Gunn. I’m a Sci...

Feb 6, 2024

They don’t kill you in the normal sense of the word. Rather they feed off the life that might’ve been. My song, Blink is a parable about missing out on the best things in life.

This is Pub Songs & Stories #277

0:14 - Brobdingnagian Bards “Oor Hamlet” from Real Men Wear Kilts


Nov 15, 2023

Imagine a holiday market for nerds and geeks. I talk with one of the creators of Nerdy Noel and share my own Nerdy Wonderland story. Plus, I have a new album on Kickstarter. It’s called Dancing With Hobbits. Find out why you should support this CD and Musical Pin.

This is Pub Songs & Stories #276

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