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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.

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.
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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.






Pony Up or Dead Like Wood

The Heavyweight Chumps saddle up and head to the old west for a conversation, about HBO’s recent Deadwood Reunion Movie, via the PhatLine with Pop Culture Cosmos host Gerald Glassford. During the in-depth look at the Deadwood Camp and it’s cast of characters, the gang ponders whether there could be room for another film, or even if the western genre has a place in modern cinema or television. Mattox And Thundercookies each Weigh In with their 3 favorite lawmen in pop culture.


Batman and Kutcher or Women, Vodka, and Movies

It’s a New week and a new Heavyweight Chumps Podcast. Mattox And Thundercookies discuss Mississippi’s attempt to get Medical Marijuana on the 2020 ballot. Then the fellas dive into the latest rumors surrounding Matt Reeves The Batman and the looming end of The Ashton Kutcher/Sam Elliott Series The Ranch. Afterwards a call comes in on the PhatLine from Oxford Film Festival Executive Director Melanie Addington who shares details on several upcoming festival-related event and offers her...


The One After 99 or Keepin It 100

It’s Episode 100 for The Heavyweight Chumps and it’s a wild ride that starts with thanks to previous guests and friends of the show (if we forgot anyone it was not intentional). To thank those involved in independent film over the 99 previous episodes, the guys dive back into that pool with writer/director Miles Doleac. Doleac’s newest film Hallowed Ground is a thought-provoking horror film set in Mississippi and centered around the trouble a married couple (Alice and Vera) find themselves...


Comedy in Memphis or Please Don't Squeeze the Charmin

Today’s menu features a heaping helping of laughs as the guys get a buzz on the PhatLine from Memphis-based stand-up Comic Kate Lucas. Kate offers a look into the life of a working comedian and where she looks for inspiration, then things go off the rails. The discussion turns to her time as a morning radio host, a mutual hatred of the Charmin bears, getting lost in the desert and he look at one of Cosby’s accusers. Buckle up. And don’t get offended!


The Dark Side of the Ring or More Freebird Stories

The Dark Side of the Ring documentary series on Viceland takes an in-depth look into some of professional wrestling’s biggest controversies. On this episode of The Heavyweight Chumps, a fan favorite and wrestling veteran, Steve Cox returns to share personal insights into the series’ installments on Bruiser Brody and The Von Erichs. “Do It To It” also shares some hilarious behind the scenes stories about working with these and more during his time in the Squared Circle.


Negro Terror or the Memphis Punk Scene

In this newest episode, Mattox And Thundercookies answer the PhatLine to dive into the Punk Rock scene of Memphis with documentarian John Rash! In a deep interview Rash tells the story behind the number 1 punk rock documentary on Amazon Prime Negro Terror that focuses on the band of the same name and it’s ideals. The guys also learn more about the band’s late lead singer and Bassist Omar Higgins. Crank the volume and Rock out with us on this one!


Celeb Cookout or Lunch with the Ladies

You didn’t think we’d actually take Memorial Day off did you? Rest easy Chumpamaniacs, because we have some BRAND NEW facts about those famous Presidential spouses with The First Ladies Man Andrew Och! The Chumps also celebrate as only we can, with Food talk about the New Taco Bell Resort; Nostalgia moves on up as we give our thoughts on the LIVE ABC performances of All In the Family/ The Jeffersons and we WEIGH IN on our dream celebrity cookout guests!


What's Poppin or the Fargo Strut

We are back to chew the fat as we keep chugging along towards episode 100! Freshly Popped news about a New Wolverine, New Coke and the New 24/7 Title unveiled on Raw Monday Night! The 12 oz Philosopher dispenses knowledge as only he can; AND Memphis musician Tony Manard calls in to give us the scoop on his upcoming album, a wrestling inspired tune (also featured in this episode) and how he keeps his musical inspiration by playing with different musicians. Tune in. Buckle Up and let us fill...


Patt's is Bats or Mae-day

We’re BACK and we need to talk about a few things. #1 Disney now has control of Hulu and launching Disney+? Is this the end of Netflix? We have a few theories. #2 R-Patts as Batman? We debate what the casting could mean for The DC Cinematic Universe and if The Bat will SPARKLE! Then, joining us to dissect The Perks of Being a Wallflower and to suggest some alternatives is actress Melisa Breiner-Sanders. So tune in, and let our fat fill your ears.


Movie Mania or Playing in the Mud

The Chumps keep it Southern (even more than usual) in this episode and discuss the films of Jeff Nichols, Craig Brewer and more with Magnolia Film Festival Alumnus Jeremy Burgess. Mattox and ol Thundercookies also look at the recent slate of movie release dates thanks to the Disney-Fox purchase. A New Star Wars Trilogy. 4 New Avatar films (Mattox is not thrilled) and a Bob’s Burgers Movie! Taking from that announcement A Weigh in of Favorite Bobs Burgers episodes.


Nazi Doughnut Revolution or White Flour

Troy from Podcast Wrestling Society calls in to discuss Bray Wyatt’s Firefly Funhouse, the upcoming Money in the Bank and the state of tag-team wrestling. Mattox And Thundercookies dish about crazy food news like Racist Donuts, Taco Bell, and laxative pizza! We can’t make this crap up!


Sandler, Sasha, and Judd

It’s Pop Culture overload for the 91st episode! Mattox And Thundercookies relive moments of their younger days while looking back at Adam Sandler’s return to Saturday Night Live. Writer/Director/Producer Sasha Leigh Henry Skypes in to catch up with the Chumps and share stories about her summer in LA that included being on stage with Judd Apatow and being paid $100 by him. Also featured this episode: a new game Sexual Slang or Game of Thrones and a Weigh In on Favorite recurring SNL bits.


Going on a Hayride with McClane's Lady

It’s a first for The Chumps today as Sherri Eakin joins us to talk preparing for her role as Amanda in Hayride and Hayride 2; her dramatic role in Don’t Come Around Here (all 3 available on Amazon Prime) and a desire to do more comedic roles. Sherri also talks to us about the upcoming southern gothic film Hollowed Ground. Oh and we might have some crazy conversation about her husband, and former Podcast guest, Jeremy Sande. Featured in this edition F*cking Useless News And the guys weigh in...


Summer Beer or Crackin a Cold One

It’s time to crack open a cold one and hang with our favorite beer guru Allen of Jackson Beer Co. Allen updates us on the recent change to an ordinance in Oxford, Miss that allows customers to sample beer on site. The Key gets turned as we break down the Stone Brewing vs Keystone case. During our F*cking Useless News we tackle the NFL Drafts impact on bachelorette parties in Nashville and FLORIDA MAN tackles a mattress in a meth-fueled rage! Shoutouts to Popculture Nickel, Rock Candy, and...


Lighting it up or Hempfest in Review

Smoke ‘Em if you got ‘Em, and we Got ‘Em! It’s a Hempfest recap with the Hoop Rebel herself, Ellen Phillips of this weekend’s Grind City Festival who swears she can teach us to hula hoop; and Gabriel DeRanzo, one of the creative forces behind Stoned Ninja Comics (Issue #2 Available May 1) who talks comics and the world of Comic Book Movies. Also, The 12 oz Philosopher is back for more Slurred Words of Wisdom and new stories from our F*ing Useless News Department!


The Three Count or Fantasy Booking from the Eras

We take on booking by going through the era's and picking out our top picks for wrestlers, booker, territory, etc. and building a roster. A roster like no other and put our guys head to head and let you guys decide who is the better company. Shout outs to Month of Mondays and Amazing Nerd Show.


It's 420 or Don't Puff Puff Pass on This Episode

It’s our annual 4/20 episode! We are joined by some of our podcast friends to share some of favorite Stoner Stories; a nearly belligerent Brit know as the 12 oz Philosopher makes his Debut with some Slurred Words of Wisdom from across the pond; and the resident Chef of the Heavyweight Chumps, Chef Steph cook shares details on creating his 4:22 Cafe secret menu available to those in the know! Shout out to Sac 'em up Sundays and Manbrain Podcast.


Motley Crue and the Bermuda Triangle or Talk Dirt-y to Me

Our Motley Crue is joined by award-winning Filmmaker and previous guest Sydney O’Haire for an update on her film, “Being Here” in Bermuda. From there we crank the knobs and go full 80's excess and wade through the sex, drugs and Rock n Roll of the Netflix biopic “The Dirt.” Also in this episode: a visit to our Fucking Useless News Department And we Weigh In with our picks for bands that deserve the biopic treatment.


Coo Coo Kachoo I'm Not the Walrus, I Am a Pirate!

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...


It's Just Makeup, Baby or Effective Effects

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.