The Heavyweight Chumps
Summary: Mattox & Thundercookies wrestle with movies, tv shows, guests. Oh and wrestling. They may take you for a burger, a beer or give you an inside look at independent film festivals in the South. Past guests include Matt Pinfield, Muck Sticky, Al Kapone, Bill Behrens, Rick Ramos, Dana Nachman,and more. They truly are mad fat and LOUD.
It’s truly Pirate Radio today for the he Chumps when Radio-Memphis.com Ric Chetter shares stories detailing a radio career, at the former ROCK 103 FM, from its beginnings to being part of 2 hit shows to launching Radio Memphis where he hosts several shows and the From Radioland On-Demand. Along this journey, we get stories of former co-workers like John Bad Dog McCormack, Drake &Zeke, and he chimes in with his addition to this episode’s Weigh-In Segment! Promos: Garreth's Random Ramblings and Paycheck and Red. Shout out to Jodie B!
Whether you’re ready or not it’s Monday. As if that isn’t scary enough, we are joined by make up artist and horror fanatic Emily Corley. Emily explains her passion for make up effects, and we have more from our FUN Department. So have a listen. This ones a scream. Promos Sac 'em Up Sundays and Comics in Motion.
The Heavyweight Chumps Podcast debuts a tweaked format and the return of The Weigh In! Mattox and Thundercookies debate the Jagermeister egg and some interesting headlines before being joined by actor Jeremy Sande. Sande, a previous guest during The Magnolia Film Festival, shares details on his efforts to be a young Bruce Willis in the upcoming Die Hard Movie McClane!
It’s a Friday BONUS episode. And what’s perfect for a Friday? BEER! Learn about beers from Yellowhammer Brewing and The Miss-I-Sippin’ beer event in the heart of Ole Miss country where beer from 9 different breweries are mixed with food, fun and a scavenger hunt. We are also joined for a time by our beer guru Allen Jackson who will be set up at the end of Saturday’s scavenger hunt.
We sit down for an early morning chat about movies and what movies are in our all time top 10. The Explorers, Scott Pilgrim, Hellboy, and The Princess Bride place but where in our list.....Listen to find out.
Memphis rap legend Al Kapone is back with the Heavyweight Chumps to discuss changes to the music industry. During our conversation we talk about ease of releasing new music now compared to the past. AK also offers his opinion on a movement in the 901 to change Main Street to Mane Street. Promos in this episode Amazing Nerd Show and SAC ‘EM Up Sundays. Visit the Heavyweight Chumps online home www.dramacityproductions.com/madfatloud
We’ve got our bubblegum ready and a working knowledge of Disney animation as we interview our first Canadian. The Bubblegum Princess Alexia Nicole joins us to discuss professional wrestling in the great white north including favorite matches with current WWE Superstar Ruby Riott and NWA Women’s Champion Jazz as well as her recent tryout at the WWE Performance Center.
A long day of recording wrapped up for us spending an hour with a close friend of the show, the host of Shit Happens When You Party Naked on the Inner Circle Podcast Network. We talk weight loss, baby names and pregnancy cravings oh and Chicken Nuggets with Jason Alme. Buckle in. This one could get bumpy!
It’s a trip back to the Squared Circle for The Heavyweight Chumps today as we are joined by legendary wrestler/promoter and Host of The Studcast, The Tennessee Stud Ron Fuller. The Stud shares stories of his time working in Memphis and even tells us how one Hulk Hogan was once a family member in the late 70s.
In Part 2 of our Magnolia Film Festival coverage, we learn how the life appears for a deaf girl in “Longhand,” an actor so convincing you’ll believe he dislikes women in “Breasts” and the writer and actor of a look at rehab becoming a safe space that is hard to leave. The Magnolia Film Festival in Mississippi State Country had just about everything. We got to talk to all these great people, take part in the state’s oldest festival and see some great movies. There was only one thing that could have made it better... MORE COWBELL Baby!
It’s our first trip to The Magnolia Film Festival- Mississippi’s first and oldest film festival! We talked with the director (Olicer Munoz) and star (Jacob Lince) of Nathan’s Kingdom a dark fantasy/drama/road trip movie. Sean Bloomfield’s shares tales of working on his category-winning documentary Where There is Darkness’ and more. Hit the area Carpet with us for or Mag Film Fest debut! The Heavyweight Chumps are members of The Drama City Productions Podcast Network.
Our final installment of The Oxford Film Festival Filmmakers Series features a multi-time attendee with a new cut of a 1983 film starring Bill Paxton, a directorial effort from a star of The Expanse, a look at the impact of lynchings on future generations and a discussion about an African American artist who took a job as a janitor and watched art classes through a closet door. It’s a wild, but informative ride.
Part 3 of our Filmmakers series from the Oxford Film Festival includes talking about difficulties in relationships, musical differences changing a band (The Carolina Chocolate Drops), and Martin Short starring in plays about John Deere equipment.
What do A National Championship coach that helped put women’s basketball back in the spotlight from the Mississippi Delta; a multi time national champion show choir only hours away; an acid trip of a music documentary and a film exploring tensions between the LGBTQ community and conservative Christians have in common? They’re ALL discussed on Part 2 of our filmmaking series recorded at the Oxford Film Festival.
Directors, producers, and actors oh my! Mattox and Raynes sit down with filmmakers at the 2019 Oxford Film Fest and talk movies. This World Alone, Sharde: Lady of the fife, and Ghost Light are a few of the movies discussed.