The Rabblecast (comedy)
Rabblecast 437 - More Losses in the World of Entertainment

On this week's show we talk about the recent passing of a few notable names. Joe Alaskey(famous for his work in the world of voice acting), Dave Mirra(BMX Rider, Rally Car driver, entrepreneur), Axl Rotten(former ECW Wrestler), and Maurice White(Founder and front man of Earth, Wind, and Fire). Also, we talk about the recent retirement of WWE Superstar, Daniel Bryan and what he meant to the world of professional wrestling.

All of this and our usual sidetrack conversation.

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_437.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:19pm EDT

Rabblecast 436 - Wrestling, Movies, and Suplex City!

Two former WWE Superstars, Blackjack Mulligan(Robert Windham) and Bret "The Hitman" Hart are dealing with medical issues. Bret Hart took to social media to announce that he has been diagnosed and is battling prostate cancer. The outpouring of support for Bret Hart has been amazing to say the least.

Meanwhile, a recent update from Blackjack's Facebook page has the former, WWWF Tag Team Champion, hospitalized. Blackjack has been dealing with various health issues and suffered a heart attack last year. His family members(Mike Rotunda, Bo Dallas, and Bray Wyatt) left this week's RAW taping to be by his side.

All of this and more! The evolution of our fictional Suplex City continues to amaze(even us). We talk about the upcoming Coen Brothers movie, Hail, Caesar!. And... Doug brings us another "Horrible Event in History"(The Axe Murder Incident).

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_436.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:34pm EDT

Rabblecast 435 - Royal Rumble Reactions!

30 men entered the ring at the WWE Royal Rumble 2016 event and one of them left victorious! We bring you our reactions and results from WWE's latest PPV. The surprises, the debuts, and the fallout!

Also on this episode, we talk about the passing of long time character actor, Abe Vigoda. Known for his roles in, The Godfather, Barney Miller, Cannon Ball Run 2, and many others. Abe Vigoda's passing is one that comes with a sense of humor.

Finally, we have another entry into the "Horrible Events in History" file. Doug brings us, Starfish Prime.

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_435.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 7:09pm EDT

Rabblecast 434 - Celebrity Deaths, Deadpool, and The Royal Rumble!

The entertainment world continues to lose performers and artists and we are sad to see them go. Glenn Frey, guitarist and founding member of The Eagles. "Iron" Mike Sharpe, former WWF Superstar. Mike Sharpe wrestled for the WWF during the earlier days of the company and also ran his own wrestling school in Brick, NJ. And of course we have to report on the passing of Alan Rickman. Known for his performances in films such Die Hard, Dogma, and The Harry Potter series.

To change gears a bit, we also take a look at a few things coming up soon. The Deadpool movie from 20th Century Fox and Marvel Films, due out 2/12/16. And the upcoming WWE PPV, The Royal Rumble!

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_434.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 3:38pm EDT

Rabblecast 433 - The Many Faces of David Bowie

The following is from Wikipedia:

"David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known as David Bowie  was an English singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, painter, playwright and actor. He was a figure in popular music for over five decades, and was considered by critics and other musicians as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s."

The above words are just a snippet of the man, the myth, the legend that is, David Bowie. This week, we learned about the passing of an incredible artist after a private 18 month long battle with cancer. We take a look back at his long storied career.

This week's, "Horrible Event in History" hits upon the music world as well as Doug covers, "The day the music died". The tragic events that led to the passing of Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Richie Valens.

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_433.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT

Rabblecast 432 - The First Rabble of 2016!!!

Happy New Year to you all! We hope your 2016 has started off well. The guys get back to the studio to catch up and talk about a variety of topics. Throw in a little bit of wrestling news(WWE, TNA, NJPW), some TV and Movie news regarding comic book properties(DC & Marvel), and they also touch upon the passing of various celebrities in 2015. With the passing of Lemmy Kilmister from Motorhead, it only seemed appropriate to take a look back at some of the artists we've enjoyed throughout our lives.

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_432.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

Rabblecast 431 - WWE TLC 2015, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This week's episode could very well be one of the oddest mixes of topics for most shows. We start off with the recent events from WWE's TLC 2015 PPV and the following Monday Night RAW. We watched as a bunch of WWE Superstars went above and beyond the call to perform and entertain us as a viewing audience. Can WWE pull out of the ratings slump that they currently find themselves in?

The topic of discussion then switches to one of the most anticipated movie releases in recent memory, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We will state this up front, there are NO SPOILERS for the movie on this episode. However, there are a few predictions made solely based on rumors. We will find out if J. J. Abrams & company can deliver on one of the most iconic movie franchises of our time.

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_431.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT

Rabblecast 430 - Rambo The TV Series, Remember Pootie Tang?

Sometimes when we get together to record the show, we don't know where things will go. This week's episode is a great example of that as we talk about the 2001 movie, Pootie Tang, starring Lance Crouther. If you have never watched it, do yourself a favor and look it up. How else can you understand what you're about to listen to.

We also talk about the upcoming TV series, Rambo: New Blood which is still in development. The basic premise of the series, John Rambo(originally played by Sylvester Stallone) has a son. The show is suppose to focus on JR. Rambo while looking into the relationship between father and son. Is everyone excited to see a continuation of the Rambo story?

Also on this episode, "Horrible Events in History" returns as Doug brings us another entry in his show segment.

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_430.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:20pm EDT

Rabblecast 429 - WWE's Ratings, Marvel's Jessica Jones, and More!

On this week's episode, the guys make a quick stop in wrestling territory to talk about recent developments WWE television and their recent fall in ratings. Is the WWE Network helping or hurting their viewership?

Hernandez gives a quick reaction to Marvel's Jessica Jones. After which, talk moves into how differently Marvel and DC are approaching both their TV and Film properties. Marvel continues to elevate their characters with each new entry into their cinematic universe, which involves both TV and Film. Whereas DC is gearing up to make a big impact with the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Meanwhile, their TV universe is being kept separate from the Film universe.

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_429.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:21pm EDT

Rabblecast 428 - WWE Survivor Series, Superman Lives and More!

WWE recently showcased, Survivor Series 2015! On this week's episode, the guys give their thoughts on how the PPV turned out. Did the matches deliver? Who came out on top in the WWE World Heavy Weight Championship tournament?

But we don't stop there. The guys also delve  a little bit into the recent documentary by Jon Schnepp, The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happended. Mainly focusing on what tends to happen in the world of Hollywood. How movie scripts can start out as one thing, and then after many hands touch the project(s), it becomes something very different.

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_428.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT