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 153: The Naughty List, Pt. 2 (Bands & Booking Agents Behaving Badly)

    January 11th, 2022  |  59 mins 9 secs

    This week: a road update from Beaumont, plus more Naughty List stories with Elvrius of the Outsiders PBR.

  • Episode 152: The Naughty List

    January 4th, 2022  |  55 mins 59 secs

    We share a few stories about music venues we've played that, shall we say, did not make the best decisions.

  • Episode 151: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (The End)

    December 28th, 2021  |  25 mins 49 secs

    Last-minute Christmas shopping, New Year's Resolutions (weight loss & songwriting), coffee, and the amp-modeling gear we've been using on stage for guitar and bass.

  • Episode 150: Glory Hole Wrap-Up

    December 21st, 2021  |  46 mins 41 secs

    ROCK THE SHELTER, childhood memories of record stores & computers, and other random stuff.

  • Episode 149: Shipping & Receiving

    December 14th, 2021  |  44 mins 11 secs

    Patrick and Chad tell the TRUE story behind two of the more enigmatic numbers on BLAGMATIC: "Wagon Wheel" (a.k.a. "Segway") and "Sweet 16".

  • Episode 148: Year-Round Wood

    December 7th, 2021  |  51 mins 18 secs

    Mark Kavanaugh & Flint Bhaltair talk about their company Catch My Carbon, which aims to offset carbon emissions by reforesting Ireland with native Irish trees

  • Episode 147: Chris Knauf of Siena Francis House

    November 30th, 2021  |  26 mins 17 secs

    This week we're joined by Chris Knauf, Chief Development Officer of Siena Francis House, beneficiary of our Blaggards Brew Coffee sales.

  • Episode 146: Beaumont's Wild Kingdom

    November 23rd, 2021  |  21 mins 9 secs

    ECH recounts his experiences at PASIC 2021

  • Episode 145: Kemah Therapy

    November 16th, 2021  |  29 mins 13 secs

    Paddy and Chad talk about reuniting with former drummer Mike McAloon and fiddler Chris Buckley.

  • Episode 144: Womandatory

    November 9th, 2021  |  30 mins 21 secs

    An update from the van: Eric talks about preparing for Percussive Arts Society International Convention 2021.

  • Episode 143: Throwing Star of Bethlehem

    November 2nd, 2021  |  56 mins 16 secs

    This week on #SlapperCast: Trunk or treating, musicians & humor, and Christmas music we don't hate.

  • Episode 142: Hulk Hogan in a Blender

    October 26th, 2021  |  36 mins 15 secs

    More conversation about music biopics: what would it take to make a good one, what makes them bad, and a few ideas we have for good ones.