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 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.

  • Episode 141: Dee Snider Played Himself

    October 19th, 2021  |  38 mins 8 secs

    BLAGMATIC's "hidden" track, Springsteen's audiobook, good and bad music biopics

  • Episode 140: Molestin' Weston (& Hesston)

    October 12th, 2021  |  40 mins 47 secs

    Recorded on the road to Weston, MO, and on the road home from Hesston, KS, with longtime Blaggards fiddler Chris Buckley.

  • Episode 139: The Ladies of Smalltown

    October 5th, 2021  |  39 mins 32 secs

    David Lee Roth's retirement AND a couple of BIG surprises we received recently

  • Episode 138: Box of McNabbs

    September 28th, 2021  |  27 mins 41 secs

    How bands tend to mishandle alcohol at gigs, and how it makes everyone else's job in this industry unnecessarily difficult.

  • Episode 137: Swipe Right on Grindr

    September 21st, 2021  |  18 mins 52 secs

    A report from the road en route from Oklahoma to Illinois.

  • Episode 136: Show Me Your Outer Bands

    September 14th, 2021  |  1 hr 2 mins

    As Tropical Storm Nicholas approaches Houston, we talk about recent shows and get ready to hit the road.