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Hosted by Bob Cesca, the popular Salon.com contributor and editor for The Daily Banter, the Bob Cesca Show combines funny liberal political talk from podcasters knee-deep in the trenches of the American political debate. Brought to you by BubbleGenius.com bath and body products. Download our free weekly audio podcast in the iTunes Store and be sure to Rate and Review the show in iTunes.

Hosted by Bob Cesca, the popular Salon.com contributor and editor for The Daily Banter, the Bob Cesca Show combines funny liberal political talk from podcasters knee-deep in the trenches of the American political debate. Brought to you by BubbleGenius.com bath and body products. Download our free weekly audio podcast in the iTunes Store and be sure to Rate and Review the show in iTunes.

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Dumfries, VA

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Hosted by Bob Cesca, the popular Salon.com contributor and editor for The Daily Banter, the Bob Cesca Show combines funny liberal political talk from podcasters knee-deep in the trenches of the American political debate. Brought to you by BubbleGenius.com bath and body products. Download our free weekly audio podcast in the iTunes Store and be sure to Rate and Review the show in iTunes.

Twitter:

@bobcesca_go

Language:

English


Episodes

They Might Be Idiots

6/15/2021
[Explicit Content] Jeffrey Toobin's back on CNN. The latest on the Trump DOJ's spying on Congress. House Judiciary and DOJ inspector general launch investigations. How the Senate Judiciary could issue subpoenas despite 50/50 committee. DOJ also spied on Don McGahn. Trump asked Jeffrey Rosen to say the election was rigged. Mitch McConnell is either losing his marbles or he's up to something. Joe Scarborough is wrong about Trump and the vaccines. FBI warnings about QAnon. Dan Crenshaw's first...

Duration:01:06:19

Frumpkin

6/10/2021
[Explicit Content] We debut a new game show called America's Dumbest Dumbstupid, with Ben Shapiro, Louie Gohmert, and a crazy QAnon disciple. Brought to you by Geritol. The world feels really bleak, but there's reason for hope. Koch network pressuring Joe Manchin; House Dems have passed nearly everything we've asked for; House Dems also introduce bill to protect abortion access; Liz Cheney says Republicans feared for their lives; Trump wants to ban Twitter and Facebook; With Jody Hamilton...

Duration:01:06:23

Directors Kevin Smokler & Chris Boone

6/9/2021
[Explicit Language] Kevin Smokler and Christopher Boone are the directors of a brand new documentary called Vinyl Nation. VinylNationFilm.com. We'll talk about what killed record albums, what's creating the resurgence in vinyl, and especially how enthusiasm for the old technology is bringing people together in the age of digital downloads and streaming content. Vinyl Nation will be available on Bluray and DVD exclusively on Record Store Day, June 12. Email info@vinylnationfilm.com for a...

Duration:00:58:06

Shredding The Ground Bacon

6/8/2021
[Explicit Language] Trump's pants look like they're backwards; Shredding The Ground Bacon; Red Hat auditors move ballots to Montana for some reason; Dangerous distractions; Republicans confess that voting laws help them win; Joe Manchin continues to obstruct the Dems; Polls show West Virginians support the Biden agenda; CNN's obtains secret audio of Rudy Giuliani; Spineless Mike Pence is spineless; Facebook's decision on reinstating Trump; More radio stories; With Buzz Burbank; And music by...

Duration:01:10:56

Justice Is Coming For The Goombahs

6/3/2021
[Explicit Content] Hal Sparks and hairballs; DeJoy under investigation; Trump shut down his blog; Will there be an attempt to reinstate Trump in August; Paul Gosar coordinated with the Proud Boys to stage a Brooks Bros. Riot; The House Dems and the 1/6 Commission; Trump met with a Jan. 6 organizer; The Texas election law; West Virginia's incentive for getting vaccinated; Paxton Smith's graduation remarks about the Texas abortion ban; Vasectomies and controlling women; With Jody Hamilton and...

Duration:01:10:36

Jen Kirkman Returns

6/2/2021
[Explicit Language] Jen Kirkman, the world's greatest standup comic, talks with Bob about returning to life after being vaccinated, the possibility of another insurrection, irritants on Twitter, and more. Jen's also the host of her own podcast called No Fun with Jen Kirkman – get it wherever you get your podcasts – and you can support her work by subscribing to her Patreon page at patreon.com/jenkirkman. And if you know what's good for you, don't forget to watch her standup specials on...

Duration:01:10:59

Q Coup

6/1/2021
[Explicit Language] Buzz is back! Bob went maskless over the weekend; Mike Flynn calls for a Myanmar-style military coup to reinstate Donald Trump; What happened in Myanmar; The Republicans hate democracy; What will happen in August; Russia defends the human rights of the insurrectionists; A fact check on Matt Gaetz's "Second Amendment" blurt; Nyattanhoo has been ousted; Kamala Harris's non-Memorial Day Memorial Day tweet; Cy Vance and Little RICO; With Buzz Burbank; And music by Abby K and...

Duration:01:06:47

Indie Music Countdown May 2021

5/31/2021
All of the songs by the independent recording artists we featured on the Bob Cesca Show during May 2021 and played here in the same order they premiered on our Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday podcasts.

Duration:01:09:41

My Bush

5/27/2021
[Explicit Content] TRex returns! Ted Cruz really ate a fly (two years ago); Cy Vance empanels a grand jury to hear the Trump Org investigation evidence; Michael Cohen on MSNBC yesterday; Poll shows supermajority of Americans don't want Trump to run again; At least one witness has been asked to testify; Republicans blocking the 1/6 Commission; Trump's pet name for George P. Bush; Gen X Gets Old; Allen Weisselberg linked to Trump inaugural grift and what that means; The Red Hat auditors moving...

Duration:01:13:49

Richard Henzel

5/26/2021
[Explicit Language] You might know Richard from his appearances in Rocky Mountain Mike bits for the Stephanie Miller Show, and he's been performing one-man-shows and audiobooks as Mark Twain for decades now. But the role he's most known for is as one of the radio deejays in the Bill Murray / Harold Ramis movie Groundhog Day. Today we'll talk about all of that and we might even get Richard to re-enact a scene or two for us. Follow Richard's work at RichardHenzel.com and on Facebook.

Duration:00:55:23

Performative Dumbf**kery

5/25/2021
[Explicit Language] Cliff Schecter from the Unpresidented Podcast sits in for Buzz Burbank. Foul-Mouthed Barack is here today, too. Plus, the new Texas gun law and its ramifications; Sen. John "Gohmert" Kennedy's NRA video; Slow-motion red state secession; Half of all American adults have been fully vaccinated; the misleading WSJ article about the Wuhan lab; Trump insists he was right all along; Debunking the WSJ article; A look back at the 2013 NSA reporting; George Will on the Republican...

Duration:01:21:41

Evil Bobby Flay

5/20/2021
[Explicit Content] TRex is home sick today, so we have a very special mystery guest filling in for him; Jody reunites with her Mom (Carol Burnett); Yesterday's interview show; The best news of the week; NY investigation into the Trump Org is now a criminal probe; How does Trump wiggle out of this one?; What about the IRS?; Republicans continue to stonewall a 1/6 Commission; Tim Ryan's angry remarks on the floor; Andrew Giuliani is running for governor and it's already a disaster; Greg Abbott...

Duration:01:04:30

Dr. Brandy Schillace

5/19/2021
[Graphic Content] Dr. Schillace is a medical historian, an editor, and the author of the brand new book titled Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher, the real life story of Dr. Robert White, the neurosurgeon who successfully transplanted a monkey's head onto another monkey's body. It's an utterly fascinating page-turner – and it's a little disturbing as well. So let this be a warning: today's show might be upsetting to some people, so proceed with caution. Follow Dr. Schillace on Twitter here....

Duration:00:51:00

The Big Lie

5/18/2021
[Explicit Language] A bit of nostalgia from Bob and Buzz's radio past; Kevin McCarthy opposes the 1/6 Commission; The alleged party of personal responsibility; The lack of vengeful outrage against Trump for his crimes; Generating energy for 2022; Democracy is on the ballot; McCarthy is benefiting greatly from the American Rescue Plan; Manchin and Murkowski propose reinstating Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act; But what about the filibuster?; The Supreme Court to hear the Mississippi...

Duration:01:08:15

Giant Bags Of Gas

5/13/2021
[Explicit Content] Bob gets his second Pfizer vaccination today; Greenwald is a big dope; People need to be told not to fill grocery bags with gasoline; Liz Cheney ousted as conference chair; The disintegration of the Republican Party; 100 Republicans threaten to split from the party; Tucker Carlson and Ron Johnson admit they're pro-choice; The NRA won't be able to file bankruptcy to escape Letitia James; Wayne LaPierre's suits; Vanessa Trump cheated on Don Junior with a Secret Service...

Duration:01:07:31

Andy Kindler

5/12/2021
[Explicit Language] The great Andy Kindler is here today. You might know Andy from his standup comedy or his podcast with J. Elvis Weinstein called Thought Spiral – and you might've seen Andy on shows like Portlandia, Maron, The Larry Sanders Show, and the animated series Bob's Burgers. His comedy album, Hence the Humor, is out now – AndyKindler.com -- links in the description at BobCesca.com. Today we'll talk with Andy about modern standup, the Trump era, some of Andy's least favorite...

Duration:00:57:29

Tac Sac

5/11/2021
[Explicit Content] The latest on the ridiculous Arizona ballot audit; Bob's isolation weirdness; Some clarification on the Facebook Oversight Board's decision on Trump; Another Matt Gaetz witness has stepped forward; Mitt Romney's non-threat three about Liz Cheney; Testicles for your firearm; TRAP laws but for guns; The new wolf hunting law in Idaho; Trumper Briscoe Cain schooled on Jim Crow and "purity at the ballot box"; With TV's Buzz Burbank; And music by J-Ro And The Masker Of One and...

Duration:01:10:09

TV's Dr. Jody Hamilton

5/6/2021
[Explicit Content] Bob's embarrassing text to Jody last night; Trump's new blog is hilarious; Liberals and ignoring Trump; The Former Guy; Isolationism doesn't work; The Red Hats versus Liz Cheney; Facebook upheld Trump's ban but it won't be permanent; Facebook tricks Red Hats into supporting corporate regulations and anti-trust laws; Tucker Carlson's lies about the COVID vaccines; DeSantis signed the Florida election law; Republican cancel culture; With TV's Dr. Jody Hamilton and TRex David...

Duration:01:08:00

Encore Interview: Buzz Burbank

5/5/2021
In case you missed it or if you're just now joining us, here's a replay of Bob's interview with his friend and Tuesday co-host, Buzz Burbank, also known as Mike Elston. Bob talked with Buzz about his career, covering the news every day for the last several decades, how he got started and how he eventually ended up on the Don & Mike Show and soon after that in the brand new universe of podcasting. Meanwhile if you like what you hear today, don't forget to subscribe to our bonus content at...

Duration:01:13:20

Sliders And A Pfizer

5/4/2021
[Explicit Language] Correction on the Rudy FBI story; That pathetic Trump video in Mar-a-lago; Lin Wood thinks Trump is still in the Oval Office; The GOP vs Liz Cheney; Republicans are trying to steal credit for the American Rescue Plan; Pelosi strikes back; There's apparently a second Steele Dossier; Josh Duggar pleads not guilty to child pornography charges; The possibility of herd immunity; Vaccine shedding; Facebook likely to reinstate Trump; With TV's Buzz Burbank; Music by Blame It On...

Duration:01:13:06