Cover art for podcast SlapperCast: a weekly talk show with Blaggards

SlapperCast: a weekly talk show with Blaggards

141 EpisodesProduced by BlaggardsWebsite

The members of Blaggards, a band based out of Houston, TX, share their experiences and occasionally chat with guests."The official podcast of all things Blaggards. Found on all major pod platforms and delivered weekly, it’s a behind-the-music view of the band, with tidbits for new fans (it’s just Bl… read more


Episode 91: Everything's Private Property If You've Got a Gun — Doug Stanhope (Part Two)

Here is Part Two of our conversation with Doug Stanhope. In this segment, Doug spends much of his time essentially interviewing us, which again shows you what a genuine person he is. Can't wait to have him on the show again.

Topic list:

  • Congratulations to our friends Kelly & Debbie Howe on their 30th anniversary
  • Doug asks about our mutual friends in Houston-based band RAT RANCH
  • Doug's history at Chilkoot Charlie's in Anchorage, Alaska
  • The challenges of having too many people in a band
  • Paddy: being a comedian is the hardest job in the world
  • How old-school casette audiobooks changed Doug's life on the road in the early days
  • The joy of exploring backroads locations while on tour (how Doug found Bisbee, AZ)
  • Doug and Paddy compare their (very close) ages
  • Doug asks how long Blaggards have been together
  • Eric's frustration with joining the band right before the pandemic kicked in
  • Why our former drummer Mike McAloon left the band
  • Doug asks what 'Blaggards' means
  • 'Plausible deniabilty' for band names before the internet
  • Doug asks what "Behind the Music" dirt Blaggards might have
  • Doug asks if any of us are sober or single
  • Is music a young man's sport?
  • Doug asks what cover songs we love doing in our own style
  • How Blaggards side-step Irish rock clichés
  • Doug's love of Irish Rock (despite his disinterest in music in general)
  • What Irish rock band does Paddy dislike the most
  • Overplayed bar-band songs
  • How cover songs are often better than the originals
  • The complicated issue of comedy theft
  • How Australian comedian Jim Jeffries blatantly stole a routine from Doug
  • Comics have no recourse to copyright infringement
  • How joke theives are effectively drummed out of the business
  • Doug asks if anyone has ever stolen from Blaggards
  • How we came up with our version of "Drunken Sailor"
  • How young comics often try impress Doug with similar material
  • How language barriers can create conflicts in comedy material
Show Notes Join us in IRELAND Fall 2021
  • Ireland 2021 — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tour
Show dates Follow us on social media Become a Patron Rate us Questions?

If you have questions for a future Q&A episode,

Special Guest: Doug Stanhope.

Support SlapperCast: a weekly talk show with Blaggards

Educational emoji reaction


Interesting emoji reaction


Funny emoji reaction


Agree emoji reaction


Love emoji reaction


Wow emoji reaction


Listen to SlapperCast: a weekly talk show with Blaggards


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens