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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.

The South invades your earholes this week as Georgia actor Eric Morris (MacGyver) hangs with Mattox and Thundercookies to talk about acting and the road he’s taken. It turns into a fireside chat about football, family and Texas Chainsaw The New Generation! If you are a young actor looking for pointers or you just want to hear about westerns and Matthew McConaughey, this episode has something for you- including a GIVEAWAY! Listen to find out how to enter

During a stopover at Pirate Radio Studios and Radio Memphis, Thundercookies and Mattox sit down with the captain of the ship, Ric Chetter to look back on the last six months and the development of the Heavyweight Chumps Radio Hour. The conversation quickly turns from radio to potty talk about bidets and mutual hatred of certain advertising spokespeople.

We’re back with a NEW episode of the Heavyweight Chumps Podcast! It’s just the guys for this episode as they address the future of the show. Afterwards, Mattox and Thundercookies take a look at the new Netflix film Dolemite is my Name starring Eddie Murphy. The weigh in is back with favorite candies to get on Halloween. Come hang with us on this laid back episode!

HWC fan favorite Rick Ramos, fresh off his guest spot on the HWC Radio Hour, is back with the big boys to talk about a variety of films including the work or Rob Zombie, Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocket Man. Ramos also offers a selection of under-appreciated films that everyone should check out. Get your ticket and spend some time talking about the silver screen! Sponsored by Artist Vodka and Mid-South Hempfest.

We’re back after a short vacation and back to our old tricks. Memphis comedian Mo Alexander (Hart of the City, Real Time w/ Bill Maher) joins The Chumps for this episode and swaps strip club stories, confirms a fear about a Turkey feather and talk tequila. It’s a new episode that’s heavy on laughs and combined weight. Pour yourself a shot, go to the champagne room and turn it up with The Heavyweight Chumps and Mo!

We go down a rabbit hole on a sandwich quest with Ryan Hopgood, who started the now viral Facebook Group, The Memphis Sandwich Clique. From the Sultan of Sammies, we learn why he started the group, whether a hotdog is a sandwich, and, of course, what makes a good sandwich. As a side dish to that delectable main course, Mattox and Thundercookies serve up a new “Freshly Popped” and sink their teeth into the recently announced Matrix 4 and the Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi limited series. Put on a bib. This could get messy! Be sure to visit madfatloud.com for more from the Heavyweight Chumps.

Our extended interview with Jodie B, host of The Po Boys Podcast dives into movie and tv recommendations and even more craziness as things go off the rails. It’s as good as chocolate gravy on a warm biscuit.

He’s just a Po Boy and Errbody loves him. Jodie B, host of the Po Boys Podcast joins us for a candid discussion about inappropriate cartoons, the fatness of Arkansas, and even takes some suggestions from the Chumps for shows to start watching. Also on this Episode: •The makings of a Wednesday Night Wrestling War between NXT and All Elite Wrestling. •A look at what might be next for Spider-Man following the announcement that Disney/Marvel will not be involved with Sony on future films in the franchise. •We prepare for a return to Eternia after Kevin Smith’s reveal that he will serve as executive producer/show runner of He-Man: Revelations for Netflix

Part 2 of our Memphis Film Prize coverage is here! During today’s episode Mattox and Thundercookies talk short films with the creators and actors behind-
HANGRY where a nursing home resident longs for better food after confusing his days.
PAGES a gut-wrenching look at depression from two different points of view.
THE TRUTH LIES UPSTREAM is a southern suspenseful drama that starts out dark and takes an even darker turn as characters learn the truth about unresolved cases.
A NIGHT OUT- The winner of the festival’s $10,000 Prize is an eye opening look at a young woman’s evening at a party becomes her worst nightmare.

We got the Prize! Actually, we got to interview representatives of 9 of the 10 finalists competing for the $10,000 Memphis Film Prize. Our interviews will be split into a pair of episodes airing today and next Tuesday. Films discussed during this episode are The Checklist, Soul Man, Without A Roof, Life After Death and Mea Culpa. It was Great getting to take part in this event and meet all the great talent. Be sure to follow our guests on social media.

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