Month: January 2018

Jim Stacy – Don’t Buy That Thing You Love

The Atlanta Podcast Jim Stacy 2

Great ideas that turn into business failures, scary books from the 70s, touring with Mojo Nixon, and getting hugged by Charlize Theron.

Other topics include:

  • His odd commitment to anachronism
  • The West End and White Privilege.
  • Winning Emmys.
  • Stand up comedy.
  • Fabricating movie sets
  • The Star Bar and The Drive In.
  • Corn dogs, and more.


Interview Recorded: January 26, 2018.  Alkaloid Conference Room.

Show Notes That Nobody Reads

OffBeat Eats

Top Posters of the 70s and 80s


Photography and Video by B-Rad of Seelig Photography

Intro and Outro Music by Brian Revels

Matt Thomas – Brawl For A Cause

The Atlanta Podcast Brawl For A CauseLearn how people get in the best shape of their life, raise money, and fulfill a bucket list dream of going toe to toe in the ring. Matt Thomas is making this dream a reality. Listen in as he gears up for what he hopes will be the first of many events at MB Stadium.

Interview Recorded: January 18, 2018.  Alkaloid Conference Room.

Show Notes That Nobody Reads

Brawl For A Cause Event Website  Feb 17th Mercedes Benz Stadium

Brawl For A Cause Discount Code: ATLPodcast

The Alchemist


Photography and Video by B-Rad of Seelig Photography

Intro and Outro Music by Brian Revels

Kyle Torok – Pie Maker/Heart Breaker

Kyle rides bikes and makes pies. We discuss

  • The Buffalo Bills.
  • The intown stroller set, and BOLOs.
  • Running The BeltLine way back in March 2010.
  • Boondoggles.
  • Which Atlanta object can also be described as a “big robotic butthole”.
  • Much more.

Interview Recorded: June 20, 2017. Back porch of Alkaloid on The Beltline.

Show Notes That Nobody Reads

Tinker Town Pies

4 Falls of Buffalo

Bob Barker is still alive

Million Dollar Idea – This American Life

The Run Commuter

Hannah Shaw – Cupids Undie Run

Hannah has been convincing people to raise money and run in their drawers for Neurofibromatosis since 2012. Hannah is in her last year with the Cupid’s Undie Run so we brought her on to talk about the event and the great cause it serves. She also discusses embracing her basic bitch and her favorite freeway in Atlanta.

Listen in as there is much more, including new questions to The Atlanta Lightning Round.

Use code ATLMatt for 10% off of Cupid’s Undie Run.

Interview Recorded: December 21, 2017. Alkaloid Conference Room.

Show Notes That Nobody Reads


Hot Healthy Habits

Blast Gym


Diamond Dallas Page

DDP proves you can become successful at any age. He is a 3 time champion and one of the biggest names in professional wrestling. After retiring from the ring, he created a worldwide movement with DDP Yoga.

Listen as Matt and Diamond Dallas Page discuss:

  • Learning to read at 32
  • Being a success despite doctors and others telling him no.
  • His plans with Tony Robbins that Tony doesn’t know yet.
  • Being a “Karma Millionaire”.
  • Raising daughters.
  • Why he doesn’t play fantasy football.

Plus we learn about a dish he invented in The Atlanta Lightning Round, and much more.

Interview Recorded: January 9, 2018.  DDP Yoga. Smyrna, Georgia

Show Notes That Nobody Reads

Special Guest D.M. Galloway

Arthur Borman Video

The Resurrection of Jake The Snake

Letter To My Younger Self

Free Facebook Live DDPY Workout with Diamond Dallas Page

It’s two weeks into 2018 so let’s keep the momentum going!Join in on this beginner/intermediate DDPY workout taught by the creator of DDPY himself, Diamond Dallas Page!

Posted by DDP YOGA on Saturday, January 13, 2018

Charlie Engle

Charlie Engle goes deep on addiction, sobriety, prison, and running all over the world.

Interview Recorded: December 18, 2017.  Joe and Juice, Terminal D, Keflavik International Airport, Iceland

Show Notes That Nobody Reads

Running Man Book

Running The Sahara Movie


The Law Ladies

Everything you wanted to know about law and shit but were afraid to ask. Ashley McMahan & Holly Waltman drop in to talk about :

  • Switching from prosecution to defense.
  • Practicing closing arguments with your pets.
  • Splitting the baby.
  • What does it take to be on or off jury duty?
  • Do the police really need to show up?
  • Why you should know the name of your Superior Court Judges.

and, The Law Ladies both, take on the Atlanta Lightning Round.

Interview Recorded: December 5, 2017. Alkaloid Conference room.

Show Notes That Nobody Reads

Law Ladies Website

JCT Kitchen


Cooper Sanchez

Cooper Sanchez has made lots of what you have experienced in terms of art, landscape and natural design over at The Oakland Cemetery. That is but the scratching of the surface of this dude.

Enjoy Cooper and Matt go deep diving into:

  • Creativity
  • Documentaries
  • Gardening
  • Art School
  • Smoking crack
  • The difference between Yiddish and Hebrew.
  • Much More.

Interview Recorded: July 1, 2017. Alkaloid Conference room.

Show Notes That Nobody Reads

Cooper’s documentary

Cooper’s website

Eric Von Haessler

When English Nick, was on the show, he highly recommend we do this interview.

Listen in as Eric and Matt discuss:

  • Making “Scarred but Smarter”, the Drivin N Cryin’ documentary.
  • How he got fired twice from Atlanta radio.
  • Surviving Los Angeles.
  • Doing a talk radio show without callers.
  • Whatever happened to rock n’ roll.
  • Much More.

Interview Recorded: November 28, 2017. Alkaloid front porch.

Show Notes That Nobody Reads

“Scarred But Smarter” Documentary

WSB Radio Link

Beth Lapides

The GreaseMan