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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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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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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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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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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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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT

Rabblecast 427 - Puscifer, Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco, WWE

Here comes another episode packed with a lot of different things. Jimmy recounts his weekend of fun/work. After attending the Erotica Expo in NJ, he then headed out to see one of his favorite bands, Puscifer. We also have a follow up, after Doug went on a tour of Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco. The famous campsite used to depict, Camp Crystal Lake in the Friday the 13th films. But it wouldn't be a show without a bunch of other topics. WWE's upcoming Survivor Series PPV, the recent UFC upset between Rhonda Rousey and Holly Holm, and more!

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_427.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

Rabblecast 426 - Gunnar Hansen, George Barris, and More!

This week we report on two names in the realm of film and TV that recently passed away. Gunnar Hansen, played Leatherface in the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre. We talk about the film itself and what Hansen contributed to TCM. George Barris might not be well known to most fans. He was the creator of the original Batmobile for the 1966 Batman TV show. George Barris was able to leave his lasting mark on the mythology of one of the most iconic characters of all time.

There was so much to talk about, we couldn't even fit it all in this episode!

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_426.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:18pm EDT

Rabblecast 425 - Wrestling, Peaches, Ash vs The Evil Dead

This week, the guys catch up on a variety of different topics. Which topics, you ask? How about the recent Brock Lesnar vs The Undertaker match from WWE's Hell in a Cell PPV. Then there's Jimmy's recent trip to a live Peaches show, warning comments may contain laser butt plugs... you've been warned. And let's not forget the recent premiere of Ash vs The Evil Dead on Starz!

Want more? That's not enough? Well, you're in luck! Doug also brings us the next installment of his "Horrible Events in History". The "Bald Man", fills us in on the CSA(Covenant, Sword, and Arm of our Lord) and some of the group's history.

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_425.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:37pm EDT

Rabblecast 424 - Holly Ween, Cosplay Burlesque

Our special guest this week is the wonderful, Holly Ween! One of the hardest working Burlesque performers in NJ, on stage or off. As the head of the Cosplay Burlesque performance group, Holly shares some of her stories with us and how the troupe got started. Listen in as we close out the month of October with a lovely lady that loves all things Halloween.

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_424.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:40pm EDT