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EP 280 Backboard Basics 2018 NBA Draft Preview

On this episode, Eric is joined in studio with the hosts of Backboard Basics, Kevin Hageland, and Nick Neppach. Kevin is no stranger to the show as he has been on several times talking sports and collecting, but Nick is a first timer here, and we're glad he is. Together we give a full preview of this weeks NBA Draft, players to watch, sleepers, trades, and so much more. We swap Y2J stories and visit the animal kingdom as well, all this week on, The Fat Packs Podcast.


EP 279 Mark Henry

This week, Eric sits down with WWE Hall of Famer and World Champion, Mark Henry. We replay our first interview with Mark and then we follow up with all new audio for part two. We talk favorite opponents, favorite matches, who to watch, and where he got his inspiration from. We also cover two great auctions that are ending this week, Topps Series 2 variations, and some new shoes from Adidas that have a Topps collecting twist. All that, and much more, this week on, The Fat Packs Podcast


EP 278 Jahmai Jones, Jon Duplantier & Rick Canale

This week Eric is joined by Jahmai Jones of the Angels, Jon Duplantier or the DBacks, and Rick Canale of Baseball Treasures.


EP 277 Baltimore Ravens & Great Moments

On this weeks episode, we are talking all things Baltimore Ravens as we sit down with Lamar Jackson, Orlando Brown, Hayden Hurst, Jordan Lasley. and Anthony Averett as we get their takes on the draft, the NFL, signing autographs, and much more with these five Ravens Rookies. We are also joined by Lane of Great Moments, INC who runs, not one, but two, card shops in the greater Baltimore area, to get her take on these rookies, breaking, and growing up in a LCS.


EP 6 Props - Bull Durham

Join us for the season 1 finale is here and Eric and Jon breakdown all the scenes that matter and some that don't. We are talking Costner, Robbins, and Sarandon in this minor league edition of props.


EP 276 Cardboard Legends

On this special bonus episode of the Fat Packs, Eric sits down with Cardboard Legends in Van Nuys, CA to talk all things hobby.


EP 275 Bradley Chubb, DJ Moore, & Dorian O'Daniel

On this episode, Eric is joined by 2018 NFL Rookies Bradley Chubb, DJ Moore, and Dorian O'Daniel. We talk everything from collecting to playbooks, and local spots to eat in their new-found cities after being drafted. Also, Tracey Hacker of Panini and Ivan for Go GTS booth join the show for a little Q&A.


EP 274 Mark Henry & Topps Bunt

This week we are talking Topps Bunt with Chris Vaccaro, DFS with Chris Meaney, and the WWE with HOFer, and World Strongest Man, Mark Henry.


EP 5 Props- Field Of Dreams

This week, Eric and Jon take another look at an all-time favorite, Field of Dreams. We have all seen it and we all love it, but is it lacking anywhere? Join us as we talk about all the scenes that matter and some that don't as we go from Hollywood to the hobby with this 1989 Kevin Costner classic.


EP 273 Greg Allen & Mason Rudolph

On this episode, Eric and Paul jump on the mics with two future studs from the world of sports. First up is Greg Allen of the Cleveland Indians. He made a huge impact last season during the playoffs for the Tribe, and this season he is ready for The Show. Next, is Pittsburgh Steelers rookie QB Mason Rudolph who has been in the news recently because of what some others may think about his selection. All that aside, he is a solid young man who is ready to learn and work and we have him here to...


EP 4 Props - A League Of Thier Own

On this episode, Eric and Jon take another look at the Tom Hanks classic, A League of Their Own. While Hanks may have been the male lead, the ladies of this film are what really drive it forward. From Gena Davis to Madona, and every actress in between, this ensemble cast tells the tale of what made the AAGPBL so memorable.


EP 272 2018 Spring Expo Day 2

On this special edition, Eric is joined by guest co-host, Chris Meany and Al Muir to bring you some Boston Bruins legends and cap off our Super Collectors Series. Join us for loaded day 2 from the 2018 Spring Expo.


EP 271 2018 Spring Expo Day 1

On this special edition of The Fat Packs from the 2018 Spring Sport Card Expo, in Toronto, Eric is talking to 4 homegrown Canadian business that are each wonderful in their own right. From collectors socks to beard and skin care, event tickets, and authentic memorabilia, each of these guest have something to offer for everyone. Oh yea, the roof actually got blown off the building too. It's a can't miss episode.


EP 3 Props - The Sandlot

This week Eric and Jon take another look at The Sandlot as we celebrate the films 25th Aniversary. Both of the guys relate well to the film for several reasons and the least of which is just how fun the movie was. We're talking Wendy Peffercorn, Geroge, The Beast, and Ya Ya, all this week on Props.


EP 270 Nick Chubb, Ronald Jones, & Courtland Sutton

On this episode, Eric and Paul sit down with three NFL Draft prospects that are ready to make an impact in the league. First, UGA legend Nick Chubb talks Georgia, setting records, and being humble. Next, Ronald Jones II joins the show, along with his mother Jackie, for a refreshing take on the whole scouting process, and growing up. Finally, SMU standout Courtland Sutton sits down to talk Cowboys, hard work and living in the moment. All that plus, Shohei Ohtani talk, Golden Knights, plus...


EP 269 Ryan McMahon & Andrew Kay

On this episode, Eric and Paul sit down with Colorado Rockies rookie Ryan McMahon. He's still finding his way at the plate right now, but he is loaded with talent and has a lot to offer in The Show. Later, Andrew Kay joins us for our Super Collector series as he shares the details of his autograph project on the Philly SPectrum "S". This is a can't miss interview full of history and one collector's passion to help keep the memory of the House that Rock Built. All that, plus new products...


EP 1 Props - Major League

On the first edition of Props Eric and Jon sit down to review and discuss Major League. We are talking log lines, trailers, memorable scenes, and pieces that you can find out there in the hobby for your collection.


EP 268 Diamond Girls, Dallas Fan Expo, & Michael Phillips

On this episode, Eric and Paul chat up Michael Phillips who is a Super Collector of the Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews. If you know anything about collecting defensive players then you know it's not exactly easy. That combined with Matthews being highly sought after by collectors, well, Michael's task isn't exactly what one would call "easy". Next, the writer and producer of Diamond Girls, Maureen Ulrich, joins us in the studio to talk about her one-woman one-act play about the...


EP 1 Props Preview "Major League"

We're excited to be launching a new podcast from the Beckett Media Network and we wanted to give you a preview of our first episode of Props. On this preview, Jon and Eric are taking another look at Major League and breaking it down for the collector in all of you. Look for full episodes soon, but until then here's a little teaser.


EP 267 Best Of Kyle Farmer, Dan Pashman, and Stephanie Carlson

On the Best of March 2018 we revisit our interviews with The Sporkful's Dan Pashman, Panini's Stephanie Carlson, and the LA Dodgers rookie Kyle Farmer.