A weekly podcast by Blaggards

About the show

SlapperCast is a weekly podcast by Blaggards, a band based out of Houston, TX. Hosted by Patrick Devlin (lead singer & guitarist) and Chad Richard Smalley (bassist). Past guests include drummer Vinny Appice and comedian Doug Stanhope.

Full video versions of each episode are published on the SlapperCast YouTube channel. All episodes are mixed and edited by Chad.

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  • Episode 207: Lightly Tased (Blaggards in Angleton, TX)

    January 31st, 2023  |  52 mins 46 secs

    Singing, musicianship, stage volume and hearing troubles. SPECIAL GUEST: David Mendoza

  • Episode 206: Two-Hundred & Sexy (Blaggards in Bisbee, AZ)

    January 24th, 2023  |  32 mins 4 secs

    Episode 206 was filmed on the last date of our tour in beautiful Bisbee, Arizona — home of our friend, comedian Doug Stanhope.

  • Episode 205: Drive More, Crank Less

    January 17th, 2023  |  30 mins 58 secs

    Blaggards report from the road in West Texas and Arizona.

  • Episode 204: Top Dog Bob

    January 10th, 2023  |  42 mins 45 secs

    Blaggards talk with Music Journalist BOB RUGGIERO

  • Episode 203: Motivational Orgy

    January 3rd, 2023  |  47 mins 53 secs

    Pogues Tribute Show Recap & The Art of Soundcheck

  • Episode 202: Front to Back

    December 27th, 2022  |  46 mins 1 sec

    This week we look back on 2022 and talk about our personal goals for 2023. Also: Turbo surprises Patrick with a special gift.

  • Episode 201: A Very, Very Poguey Episode

    December 20th, 2022  |  35 mins 59 secs

    Blaggards Prepare for a Tribute to the Pogues in Houston with Accordionist David Mendoza

  • Episode 200: Double C-Note

    December 13th, 2022  |  32 mins 43 secs

    The new kids—Heide & Kevin—tell us a little more about themselves and then we get into some song kills & ressurections.

  • Episode 199: Hot Chad in the City

    December 6th, 2022  |  44 mins 7 secs

    This week we talk about the Pogues' second album "Rum Sodomy & the Lash", some special upcoming gigs, and Chad's recent trip to Dayton and New York City.

  • Episode 198: Bored by Beige

    November 29th, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Obscenely high ticket prices, Heide's gig with Marie Osmond, Shane MacGowan, the Pogues, Steel Panther, Thin Lizzy, Blaze Bayley, Dolly Parton, and a bunch of other stuff.

  • Episode 197: Direction with a D

    November 22nd, 2022  |  35 mins 39 secs

    Another epic night at O'Bannon's Taphouse in College Station.

  • Episode 196: Squeezing the Toad

    November 15th, 2022  |  16 mins 11 secs

    Discussed: Rory Gallagher, Adrian Belew, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, George Harrison, Elvis Presley, and Mariah Carey.