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 195: Blaggards Tour of Ireland 2023

    November 8th, 2022  |  38 mins 33 secs

    This week we talk with the man who is putting together our 2023 Ireland Tour: DENNIS O'CARROLL of Doc's Irish Tours.

  • Episode 194: Janitor, Jouster or Jester

    November 1st, 2022  |  32 mins 48 secs

    A road report following two really fun shows in Richmond and College Station.

  • Episode 193: Pennies in a Strip Club

    October 25th, 2022  |  42 mins 47 secs

    A new version of our 2020 Christmas song, Bruce Springsteen's early material, Blaze Bayley performing with Iron Maiden, and more.

  • Episode 192: Drug Dealers & Dog Shaggers

    October 18th, 2022  |  31 mins 54 secs

    This week, we talk about the brilliant comedian Doug Stanhope and the thrill of hearing him talk about us on his podcast, upcoming tour plans for January, and next year's IRELAND tour.

  • Episode 191: Blind Guy in a Brothel

    October 11th, 2022  |  49 mins 21 secs

    IRELAND tour in Fall 2023, Fall 2022 show dates, and Chad's new podcast "Prodigious Saps"

  • Episode 190: Turbo, Beer & Brenham

    October 4th, 2022  |  18 mins 52 secs

    Recorded on the way home from our gig at HSF Biegarten in Brenham, TX.

  • Episode 189: Eat 'em UP Kats!

    September 27th, 2022  |  23 mins 37 secs

    SlapperCast Episode 189 was recorded on the way to our gig at Lewisville Western Days, and again afterwards as we drove Heide back to Dallas Love Field Airport. Special guest: Patrick's daughter, Tara Devlin.

  • Episode 188: The Softest of All Balls

    September 20th, 2022  |  16 mins 50 secs

    Recapping our three-day gig at ScotFest in Broken Arrow, OK.

  • Episode 187: Huzzah for "No The"

    September 13th, 2022  |  21 mins 20 secs

    Recorded on the way to Sherwood Forest Faire, during the festival, and on the way back. SPECIAL GUEST STAR: a cascade of funny incidents where it had to be pointed out there's no THE in Blaggards.

  • Episode 186: The Woodshed

    September 6th, 2022  |  28 mins 28 secs

    Filmed in the van last Friday right after we left No Label Brewing in search of some fast food. We discuss the faults & merits of Mötley Crüe and Guns N' Roses, and resurrect songs from Benny Mardones and Richie Barrett. ALSO: a few words for our dear old friend and fellow lifer musician Davee Bryan.

  • Episode 185: Epitomy of a Publican (Why Blaggards Love the Aggies and O'Bannon's Taphouse)

    August 30th, 2022  |  27 mins 47 secs

    Recorded in the van immediately after leaving our beloved O'Bannon's Taphouse in College Station. This was drummer Kevin Newton's first gig with us there, and suffice it to say, the Aggies did not disappoint.

  • Episode 184: Ansel Adams Mode (Heading Home from Montana)

    August 23rd, 2022  |  20 mins 7 secs

    Recorded while driving through winding mountain roads shortly after we left Bitterroot Celtic Games & Gathering in Hamilton, Montana.