What Had Happened Was podcast: Henrique Couto, the ‘weird’ filmmaker behind the Salvador Dali-ish moustache

The completely sober dude with the Hawaiian shirt and Salvador Dali moustache is proving that you can’t judge a book by its cover through his crazy movies.

What Had Happened Was podcast host Amelia Robinson sat down with Dayton-based independent filmmaker Henrique Couto (Henflix.com) for the podcast's latest episode.

The high school dropout with hustle in his blood  has a slew of comedies, horrors and other films under his belt including "Marty Jenkins and the Vampire Bitches," "A Bulldog for Christmas," and the feminist western "Calamity Jane's Revenge."

>> 7 things to know about local director Henrique Couto

The Martin Luther King loving, self-proclaimed mama's boy took Amelia to his shooting range after she mentioned on Facebook that she didn't get the appeal of guns.

>> That time I fired an AK47: Shooting to learn what’s so great about guns

Henrique and Amelia dish about the times he was spit on in grade school, his tougher-than-nails mama, saying “nah” to the hate and what it is really like to march to the beat of your own ukulele rock song.


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Episode 14: 

Dayton gridiron hero LaVar Glover on walking away, playing golf and building bridges after the NFL


Episode 13: 

Dayton’s mysterious walled falls, a phantom driver and how Dayton became the ‘Gem City’


Episode 12: The Fosters’ Sherri Saum on super hot husband and having her magazines confiscated in Kettering


Episode 11: Radio pioneer and DCDC leader on burning crosses and fighting for herself


EPISODE 10: Tom Archdeacon talks Miami vices, wedding rings and LeBron’s mom 


EPISODE 9: Cackle vs. Cancer — the world with Alexis Larsen and Kristen Wicker


EPISODE 8 : Dead in Dayton — a mayor trapped in a brothel, a former slave claps back, and a gypsy queen cliffhanger


EPISODE 7: Tusks, Fireball and belly shirts with the magical McKibben Brothers

EPISODE 6: Sweet sticky things with John “Turk” Logan

EPISODE 5:  Watch for 10,000 'leprechauns'

EPISODE 4: The Yellow Springs vagina tree’s knobby side

EPISODE 2: Bourbon, Beards and Joe Head

EPISODE 1: The Rubi Girls explain

Credit: Amelia Robinson

Credit: Amelia Robinson

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