10 YEARS. 400 EPISODES. JUMP RIGHT IN!
It seems intimidating, but starting to listen to the Chuck and Brad Podcast is EASY! Here's what you need to know:
The podcast is built on creativity, and based in Providence, Rhode Island.
Chuck's in the punk band Senior Discount, which is signed to Paper + Plastick Records (owned by Vinnie Fiorello, the drummer of Less Than Jake).They've played for years, with bands like Sum 41, Anti-Flag, Gym Class Heroes, Guttermouth, Less Than Jake, The Ataris, Leftover Crack, The Swingin Utters, Streetlight Manifesto, and more!
Chuck and Brad are filmmakers. Chuck has over 100,000 views on his videos on various streaming sites. Chuck has directed two full-length films, and now works consistently for the podcast Tell 'Em Steve Dave. which is made up of Brian Quinn from TruTV's Impractical Jokers and Walt and Bryan from AMC's Comic Book Men.
Brad Rohrer is a longtime improv performer who was trained in Chicago and currently performs at the Providence Improv Guild.
Chuck and Brad are comedians who consistently headline the historic Comedy Connection in Rhode Island with their two-man live comedy shows, and have also performed around CT, MA and NY.
Chuck and Brad moderate panels at pop culture / comic conventions like Big Apple Con, ComiConn and Rhode Island Comic Con.
They've moderated for celebrities like Chad Lindburg (The Fast and The Furious), the cast of Stephen King's "It" (2017), and Creed Bratton and Kate Flannery from The Office. They also host events for organizations like RI Food Fights, Motif Magazine and Gamestop.
On the podcast, Chuck and Brad have interviewed members of the bands Bowling for Soup, Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Big D and the Kids Table as well as Jeff Tremaine (director of the Jackass movies) and Casey Jost from Impractical Jokers.
Chuck is also a food arts and culture writer for Motif Magazine and Providence Monthly
THAT'S PRETTY MUCH IT.
The podcast follows the creative lives of Chuck and Brad as they discuss (and obsess over) modern pop culture while talking about their own creative endeavors, and growing as people. Chuck is brash and obscene. Brad is quiet and nerdy.
"WHERE DO I START?"
Chuck and Brad are PRETTY good about explaining everything they bring up on the podcast so new listeners never feel out of the loop - but here's a list of episodes that might be a fun place to start to get an idea about the show:
More of Chuck and Brad's favorite episodes:
#321 - Chuck's Recycling Feud
#162 - Chuck and Brad Fix X-Men: Days of Future Past and a Review of the Live Podcast
#131 - Jamaican Strippers, Dating, and 180's
#117 - Chuck’s High School Journal
#116 - The Hangover Series and The Fast and the Furious Saga
#115 - The Green Jello Saga
#63 - Senior Discount’s Nightmare Before Christmas