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The Raven Effect

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Join professional wrestling superstar & world class idiot, Raven, along with a motley assortment of friends, enemies, know-it-alls, know nothings, professional level morons and highly functioning sociopaths, for a veritable cornucopia of stupidity covering current events, conspiracies, pop culture, politics, general muckety-muck, and any and all topics that can be properly bantered.

Join professional wrestling superstar & world class idiot, Raven, along with a motley assortment of friends, enemies, know-it-alls, know nothings, professional level morons and highly functioning sociopaths, for a veritable cornucopia of stupidity covering current events, conspiracies, pop culture, politics, general muckety-muck, and any and all topics that can be properly bantered.
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Join professional wrestling superstar & world class idiot, Raven, along with a motley assortment of friends, enemies, know-it-alls, know nothings, professional level morons and highly functioning sociopaths, for a veritable cornucopia of stupidity covering current events, conspiracies, pop culture, politics, general muckety-muck, and any and all topics that can be properly bantered.




Selina's revised edition of the Wedding Story!

Hilarious wedding hi-spots Raven forgot about like consummating marriage on flight home; New Busby bit; Looney tunes follows Raven; is Fudgie the whale female.... and/or Jewish? Raven vacays at loony bin on TNA; Raven sings Let the Busby Roll, originally written by the Cars, but rewritten to insult Busby just the way you like it; fan mail praising Raven as someone children should look up to as well as fan mail praising Busby for some reason or other and of course all the usual...


Epic payoff of Raven Wedding Story for 750 5-Star Reviews!

Return of Upset Vince Russo; Raven in DDPY dunk tank which brought up Raven formerly being in a Sauerkraut dunk tank.. a less than fond remembrance for Raven, and of course no remembrance for Busby even though Raven already told the story on the podcast; Survey #2 details including shots fired at Busby and a call for the return of Swinger; Untold Truth of Hamburglar is cliffhang-glidered and a preview of an investigation into Farting; plus Fan Mail, a hilarious Intro by Raven, several...


We've reached 750 5-star reviews! Yay!

And in typical RavenEffect slapdashed fashion, we cliffhanger the Wedding story til next week. In fact we cliffbarred the rest of the HR Pufunstuf story and, we cliffnoted the all new, all exciting Secret True History of the Hamburglar story. So what did we discuss? Who knows... I mean seriously, who knows. We do just blather on about nonsense for a solid hour on a weekly basis. I mean sure, it's wildly entertaining but is sheer unadulterated brilliance enuf to sustain an audience week in...


Comics, Becky Lynch's broken jaw, and the evolution of the clown

Shawn Michaels bad landing; The story of how McDonaldLand is a complete rip-off of HR Pufunstuf, and the ensuing lawsuit; Project Blue Beam; Newser returns w/a vengeance... Man smears peanut butter on junk and his dog eats his nads; people get pooped on in Disneyland.. now the crappiest place on Earth; a topical intro... well, topical for R&B; Stan Lee passes.. RIP.. maybe more props for Jack "the King" Kirby now; a little more Higherside Chats, Join Patreon, and of course, all the usual...


Raven continues to heel on the Cheers and Jeers guy from TV Guide ... but real

Busby heels on his gf Krista after letting her write the Hep Snaps; R&B engage in more Meltzer heeling; a heel-like special dissertation on the word F&@k; the heel return of the always heelish, Pretentious Chronicles; Raven has new info on the heel-betrayal type story about CW Anderson from last week; Westwood One asks Raven to get his audience to take a survey, management immediately regrets asking him bc he heels all over it... don't be a heel, go take the survey... it's at...


Jericho Cruise detailed report ... Well, not really that detailed

All you could ever want to know about the Jericho Cruise... except for probably a lot of pertinent facts; Raven puts over ROH vs IMPACT match, the costumes worn by the Bullet Club, and the 200 man Superkick for the finish; well, maybe not 200, but there were a lot of people Superkicking... It was a perfect finish, as Sami Callihan stayed a bastard heel to the end, which brought a tear to Raven's eye; Busby's greatest Hep Snap lineup and his consensus greatest Hep Snap ever; Frank the Clown...


A shining example of human beings blathering on relentlessly!

Raven runs into one of his heroes, Steve Keirn.. first time they saw each other since Keirn had to fire Raven for being an idiot 30 years ago; Holy shit, 30 years! Sadly, Roman Reigns's leukemia returns; CW Anderson exposed as former Fla. indy wrestler Cliff Sheetz; Cheers and Jeers guy surrenders... not personally; gay sex includes belly flop on head?! Don Leo Johnathon RIP; Guy recklessly drives 80 mph w/dog on trunk of car infuriating R&B; Raven mailed out stuff finally... going to the...


10 people who were completely right but ignored!

Quote of the Day... "I wanted to go as you for Halloween but I couldn't fit 7 dicks in my mouth!" Spkg of dicks, Arianna Grande, breaks up w/Pete Davidson's; shitty wordplay reminiscent of the Cheers and Jeers Guy from TV Guide; Halloween themed Busby snaps; ThankU or FU!; Jericho Cruise preview review; Newser; Fan Mail and of course, all the usual perversions!


E.P. Gabriel Hates Last Minute Guest Cancellations

Pre-Rape Bill Cosby and other guests cancelling at the last minute, leading Gabriel to say F- ‘em Busby snaps hits for the cycle this week Raven breaks down and explains the open Busby’s dog is a passive aggressive bitch making noise in the background eating during the show Listener complaints about the UFC talk from last week, so no UFC talk this week, or Bellatore fighting talk, because it’s like UFC. All MMA is UFC Raven taking the Jericho Cruise Busby equates sexual equality and...


UFC 229 has a big pro wrestling style schmaz at the end!

Khabib goes crazy even though he beat Conor; El Cucuy, Tony Ferguson deemed to be Juvi insane, has amazing fight with Showtime Pettis; Gabriel the exec. prod. and pet dog marks out for Black Beast finish; more Meltzer Cheers and Jeers... not to be confused with TV Guide Cheers and Jeers; Juventud Guerarra, great worker, nuts, and juicy; Teen Titans get live action show; Raven cries for Outpost; Skype attacks causing Raven to interrupt Busby... not to be confused with Raven's usual...


Raven's new headphones have pointy ears like Ariana Grande and they light up!

Raven ecstatic over Elementary season finale; Busby snaps return to their usual subpar performance amidst a potential strike by the finger snapping union, guild # 3.141567392345. The return of Upset Vince Russo's idears that have nothing to do with wrestling and Raven shows once again why he's the best straight man in the business; UFC Talk and Predictions w/Raven going out on a limb stating Conor will win, either that, or Khabib will; R&B happiness bc Bill Cosby going to prison; special...


R&B discuss the importance of adhering to wrestling stipulations and Shawn Michael's return

More on Liger vs Flamingo; Busby does bit as Raven Reviewing Restaurants and nails it ... yeah, we're as surprised as you are; Raven discusses duel he got in with Stymie Plankton, Hymie's younger brother; Raven discusses ex-gf with enormous breasts; Busby bombs Adjacent Name Game; we breakdown Mark Wahlberg's bizarre daily schedule; Busby explains what a Venn diagram is; Raven tagged by Carvel Ice Cream, Hep Snaps replayed in multi accents, and of course all the usual perversions.


We are officially a Shitshow Trainwreck! And we couldn't be prouder!

Last words on All-In; the all new, all exciting Adjacent Name Game; the all new, less exciting Busby bit... (it's actually my personal favorite, but don't tell Busby); the HappyTime Murders and how is it that muppets can cum for so long? If I came that long, I'd be going... ba-dump bump! Rodney Dangerfield hep snaps; Raven teases a new song, UFC 228/229, whatever it takes, and of course all the usual perversions!


Wrestling Psychology episode ... and Raven's birthday!

We discuss Wrestling Psychology and how people don't get enough mileage out of spots; how greatness can be taught and should be taught... by me; hmmm, that sounded rather vain but hey, it is my Birthday. Now, all bow and grovel before me... ok that may be pushing it🤪; All-In is revisited; Gamera the flying turtle 50th anniversary is discussed; and the opening is unpacked.. while it's still going on; We cliffhanger the all-new Adjacent name game and the Raven Wedding story while paying off...


Live From Starrcast!!!

The live audience is live (Raven gave them all horns to blow and they weren't afraid to use them)! The Lambada Game; Sad Libs on the Challenger disaster and the return of Mr Peepers; Busby works the room poorly; Raven's most preposterous song yet... in fact it's so absurd he doesn't even finish it; Feminist Dave Meltzer; Thank You or FU; Cheers and Jeers; Newser; Fan Mail; plus a whole ass-ton more nonsense, and of course, all the usual perversions!


'G' rated Saturn Story

UFC fight night pre-post predictions; R&B going to StarCast deets; Cheers & Jeers brutality; Busby's newest character Feminist Dave Meltzer... topical yet weak; Newser reports Bill Cosby whining that he shouldn't be labeled a predator after becoming a convicted rapist; Dickish Chronicles; Raven gets on soapbox; SI swimsuit model walks runway breastfeeding; National Hobo week; Busby's weak ass vacation, and of course all the usual perversions...


Lots of wrestling talk. Why? Why not? Speaking of knots ... Callback!!

Much more wrestling talk and chit-chat w/less planned segments than usual, yet still the requisite amount of stupidity & nonsense; Raven discusses burgeoning hypnosis career. R. I. P. Jim Neidhart; Last week's Raw and what pissed off Busby; Raven throws in his two cents, a discussion ensues... c'mon people, you know how conversations work; Raven reveals tweet he wouldn't twat on the twitter bc he didn't twant to offend the twinternet.. but he has no such qualms about twoffending his...


Raven addresses Bischoff's comments on being miserable... (hint: I was)

New Sad Libs, better than Mad Libs... Raven supplies all ringer words like horse-c&@k and Busby fits them into JFK assassination report... comedy mayhem ensues; New Quiz: Busby may be both Dickish, Pretentious & Racist, but is he Sanctimonious? Newser, FannyMail, a smidgen of Upset Vince Russo; Busby story of George Clooney punching Fabio; new product based on Rain-X, more 12 Monkeys, and of course all the usual perversions.


R.I.P. Brian Christopher, Nickolai Volkoff and Brickhouse Brown

Return of Busby Action Figures; Jeff Ross destroys at Bruce Willis Roast; UFC Predictions; The Top Ten Most Danceable Songs? the Person who named Walkies Talkies? Tonite's podcast brought to you by Hymie Plankton and of course all the usual perversions. By the way, anyone know what episode this is? Are we up to our 2 millionth yet... prolly not. I wonder when we hit 100.. or have we. Gotta include even the Swinger and Pellican eps. Hulk Smash, Busby-bitches


Jimmy Fallon steals Raven's Mad Lib bit ... And does it better

WWE All-Women PPV; upcoming UFC 227; in Busby's hometown it's illegal to annoy your partner; Raven's dog Gabriel wears a TARDIS for a hat; Busby gets heeled on by a fan in public; Raven's finest musical hour The Night the Lights Went Out at Busby's; Fanny-mail; new subscriber campaign, Tell a Friend You Dont Like and of course all the usual perversions.