Big Fan

Big Fan

Join hosts Chad and Hank as they talk about whatever they want to talk about that day! Sports, movies, tv, music, news, women, games… enough variety and entertainment to surely become your new favorite podcast.

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May 13, 2021 58 min

Chad and Hank are back for another episode of BIG FAN! Included in this episode our hosts discuss the gas shortage, Dad Math, the J-Lo relationship rollercoaster (shout out to Chick Chat), and the Paranormal Mandela Effect. Also, in a follow-up from the "I Saw the Light" BIG FAN episode in February the hosts discuss the inductees to the 2021 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, some Internet Oddities, and is the MLB coming to the Caro...

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Chad and Hank are back for another edition of Big Fan! Included in this episode, the hosts run down the Most Okayest SuperHeroes known to mankind, Dude Trips, a Leonardo DiCaprio sighting, Sweet 16 Memories, Do Kids Want to Drive?, and "Is Age Just a Number?"... Let's get to it! Here it is, BIG FAN!

Music included in this episode: Foo Fighters "My Hero"

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April 8, 2021 40 min

Hello Friends, BIG FAN is back for another magnolia and pimento cheese-filled episode. Included in this edition, Vaccination=Vacation, How did the hosts react to the 2nd COVID vaccine, and are masks forever? A Deep Thoughts with Chad segment reemerges with a rousing "Would You Rather?"... The 2021 Masters Tournament picks, the UNC Basketball coaching shakeup, and the Suez Canal incident is discussed. The podcast, unlike...

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March 18, 2021 50 min

Chad and Hank are back for another bracket-busting episode of Big Fan! Included in this episode, talking smack 101, the guys Coming 2 America review, a Taste Buddies segment, and the COVID vaccine. It's the most wonderful time of the year... March Madness is back baby! Chad and Hank give the listeners a preview of their choice picks and how to win your bracket this year (maybe). This episode is one big, one shining moment.

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February 25, 2021 36 min

Chad and Hank return for another packed BIG FAN! Included in this episode, pitchers and catchers report, Tiger's Car Accident, a loyal listener's near death experience, Coming 2 America preview, and St. Patty's Day traditions. It went so well the first time, Taste Buddies is back!

Music included in the episode ALO's "Maria"

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February 11, 2021 64 min

Chad and Hank are back for another life changing podcast! Included in this episode, Hank breaks UFO news, close to home near death experiences, Super Bowl Highlights and Lowlights, Tom Brady's Draft Day, Shutting Down the "You Can't Do It" people, power couples and the hosts discuss the Rock and Roll and Baseball Hall of Fame nominees for this year. A new segment emerges onto the BIG FAN podcast. Get ready for "...

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January 21, 2021 50 min

Chad and Hank are back for another jam packed episode of Big Fan! Included in this edition..Chad is officially a boomer (at least according to his daughters), Big Fan hate mail is addressed, new starts, dry January isn't working out, Hank's Hot Takes, how masks hide real emotions, the Tiger Woods documentary, and giving your kids a choice.

Order the "Hickory: Then and Now" book here.

Music included in this episode: Ju...

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January 7, 2021 50 min

Chad and Hank are back for 2021 and in another jam-packed episode, Chad has a COVID psychosomatic experience, a Christmas and NYE quarantine, what to clean in the new year, Chad has his personal space encroached and is helped by a stranger, the Christmas decoration take down debate.. exactly how long is too long to leave up the tree? and other LIVE PODCAST EXCITEMENT!

Music included: Billy Joel's We Didn't Start the Fire

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December 17, 2020 58 min

Merry Christmas! Hank and Chad return for a holiday edition of Big Fan! Included in this merry episode, the "eggnog fairy" delivers?, Chad and Hank's Christmas favorites, and Christmas trivia. Also.. the hosts share their mutual love for Village Inn Pizza buffets, a "That Was This Year?" segment, and who takes "birthday weeks"? Listen in for another jam-packed holly-jolly episode of Big Fan!

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December 3, 2020 50 min

The guys are back for another jam-packed episode of BIG FAN! Chad alone on Thanksgiving has resorted to eating Spaghetti-O's. Hank and Chad talk 75 degree X-mas Tree hunts in Newland, NC, and teenage curfews / Chad's all-world "spend the night out game". Also included... Hank's Bloody Mary tips and how the Covid-19 has impacted the NFL and Fantasy Football owners.

Music included in the episode: Time Sawyer "L...

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November 19, 2020 47 min

Hank and Chad are back with the love for trivia TV game show hosts in their heart. The guys pay tribute to Alex Trebek, and play a little Jeopardy of their own. Also included, Dads living vicariously through their children's Christmas presents, the hosts COVID-modified Thanksgiving holiday traditions, Masters in November and Hickory's own connections to Augusta, and ridiculous meteorologists names. Looking at you Larry Spri...

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November 5, 2020 28 min

Chad and Hank are podcasting as they anxiously await the presidential election results to come in. Join the guys as they give their expert political opinions, discuss what the Masters Tournament will look like in the fall, and Entertainment Weekly's best album of the last 30 years.

Thank you to our sponsor Time-Genies!

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: Hope the High Road

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October 22, 2020 48 min

Chad and Hank are back to their old tricks with another treat-filled episode of BIG FAN! Included in this episode, scary dating advice for 11 year olds, a hauntingly terrible time on Franklin Street, and a frightening candy jacking. Also! BIG FAN Feud Halloween edition, candy favorites and World Series takes are all here in the BIG FAN Halloween Spooktacular!

Thank you to our sponsor Time Genies!

Michael Jackson's Thriller

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October 8, 2020 43 min

BIG FAN is back in business. In this packed episode, everyone had a crush on Elizabeth Shue in the '80s, Hank wants to fight Bernie Sanders in a cage match, a Van Halen tribute, and a "Are You That Guy?" segment. Also included in this episode, BIG FAN's #1 loyal listener gets called out on the podcast (again) and will he make an appearance? Hank and Chad talk their COVID -19 Halloween Trick or Treat strategy and mor...

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September 24, 2020 43 min

Chad and Hank are back for the 50th BIG FAN episode! Included in this episode, Hank Fauci and the family quarantine, pond hunting and fishing First Plaza, Chad the "Pumpkin Spice King" and the East family's journey for a learner's permit, *BONUS Hank and Chad's own driving instructor stories*! Do you have a gambling problem if you bet on 8 year olds playing Pickleball? Sports updates and a shoutout / invitation ...

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September 10, 2020 65 min

Chad and Hank are back (remotely) and dive into everything that comes to mind. What really happens at Dog Kennels?.. How bad does the Ultra Team Marathon van smell?.. Can anyone beat Hank in ping pong?... Also included, Carolina Panthers predictions and draft results of the guys fantasy football teams. Segments in this episode include Hank's Hierarchy and Chad's Rapid Fire.

Thank you to our sponsor Time Genies!

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August 27, 2020 67 min

Chad and Hank are back for another packed episode of Big Fan! All included in this episode.. Hank the Snake Wrangler, Koa East's Bark Collar, the Big Fan Tennis Match of the Decade, Messi, Baseball Tournament Magic, Fantasy Football Shenanigans, and Chad's Anniversary Surprise. ALSO! The premier of Henry River's Back Seat Baby feat. Chad East.

Thank you to our sponsor Time Genies!

Intro Song: Big Something - Song for Us

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August 13, 2020 52 min

Something is rumbling in BIG FAN land. It's the NC Hurriquake! All included in this packed episode.. Chad and Hank discuss which natural disaster they'd rather live through, the Homeroom Teacher Lottery, the first day of school, and The Foundation Center memories. Plus Chad and Hank give us a little bit of their "Fantasy (Football) Formula"

This episode of BIG FAN is dedicated to and in memory of Carolyn Miller...

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July 23, 2020 55 min

Whoa Nelly! This is the ultimate remote podcast. Hank and Chad are joined by cohosts Barry the CPI Tech guy, and Koa, the East family dog on this rambunctious episode. In this episode, Hank's reservations about his Ford Bronco reservation, antics by teenagers during COVID and 2 Dad's perspective on opening schools in the fall. Segments include "Original or Sequel?" and "BIG FAN Loveline". Don't miss this...

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July 2, 2020 47 min

Chad and Hank are back for another jam packed podcast. In this episode.. Kool Park "Tower" shenanigans, Best Boiled Peanut Spots in NC, Hank's Jordan purchase, mask fashion, and Chad's golf course current streak. Segments abound with Big Fan Feud!, Hank's Hierarchy and Chad's Conundrum.

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