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Rabblecast 438 - A Weekend at the Movies

The Rabblecast went to the movies! Don't worry, there are no spoilers in this episode. Doug and Jimmy went to see, Hail, Caesar!($11.3 million opening weekend). Find out what their thoughts were on the latest Coen Brothers film. Meanwhile, Erik made it out to watch, Deadpool($135 million opening weekend).

Also, a few names have left us and we report on the passing of Kevin Randleman(former UFC Heavyweight Champion), Antonin Scalia(an Associate Justice of the USA Supreme Court), and Vanity(Canadian singer, songwriter, dancer, actress and model).

Doug also checks in with another "Horrible Event in History" as we take a look at the, Sodder Family.

 *(Original recording date: 2/16/16)

 

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_438.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:18pm EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST