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#31 – When The Going Gets Tough, Ted Cruz Goes To Cancun

February 24, 2021

Just when its citizens needed help the most, Texas leaders take vacations and Lewis has a few thoughts about leadership from Ted Cruz on down. Speaking of leadership, our former Leader is having a bit of an issue with his tax returns, but that’s okay! According to Q-Anon he’s going to assume the Presidency again on March 4th, hooray!

This week users brought Lewis yet another constitutional amendment followed immediately a risk analyst who really wonders about the liability 55 gallons of personal lubricant. An old school complaint re-emerges with a modern twist, a rant in 3 codas, people with odd company loyalties, a lady requesting Lewis curse for her, the age old debate about senses of humor, and a woman who wonders why her son is averse to hygiene. By pure serendipity, the live rants come from Houston this week, much love to the people of Texas right now.

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#30 – Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight, Everybody Fight!

February 17, 2021

The rubber chicken might be running for a Senate seat in 2022 because we all know it would’ve voted to impeach had it been in office. The second impeachment of our leader brings back memories of when Lewis was involved in an impeachment during his college senate years. After thinking about it, that might’ve been the moment he realized he wanted to pursue a career in comedy. This past week brought the birthday of Lewis’ father so he was reminded of a moment about a prejudice epiphany as the passing of jazz great Chick Corea, brings up a great story about when he and Lewis met when they were both accepting their Grammys.

For the rants this week Lewis reads some new constitutional amendments; someone who heard a previous rant about Weetabix and provided some Swedish translation on the subject. A lady who accidentally labeled her neighbor with the wrong political affiliation, an expat in South Korea who might be okay with strict COVID guidance, a man who has a serious bone to pick with common sense, and finally some really great advice from your old High School classmate about sliding into DMs. The live rants from the road come to us from Biloxi, MS where if you ever find yourself in town near the Beau Rivage theater, you’d be doing yourself a disservice if you did not stop by Mary Mahoney’s. 

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#29 – Congratulations, You Are A COVID-19 Benefit Winner!

February 10, 2021

This week, Lewis is surprised to learn he was “selected” as a COVID-19 benefit winner. After reading that email, he also might know a Saudi prince that wants to give him millions of dollars as well, okay!? The second impeachment of Donald Trump is underway and if the incompetence of members of Congress doesn’t make you mad, you might just not be paying attention. But it’s not all bad news! After too long a delay, Lewis’ mother will finally get her vaccine this week and the fine folks at the NFL decided to pay tribute to frontline healthcare workers by holding a super spreader event so they will have someone to take care of. How nice of Roger Goodell and the gang?

This week’s rants are top notch, as Lewis hears from a few ranters that feel public servants both don’t represent us well and spend too much time on social media. Rants about the lack of understanding about social distancing. A Canadian who adores a British accent (Lewis is not great at it), a woman who has a real problem with call volumes, and a Brit who really doesn’t need any more fiber during the quarantine. The show then rolls into Hattiesburg, MS for some live rants read at first Lewis’ tour date stop of 2020, when times were a little bit simpler.

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#28 – Jewish Space Lasers In Outer Space!

February 3, 2021

We have new conspiracy-theory embracing people in Congress and Lewis is seriously considering running the rubber chicken for office. Why not? It can’t do any worse. When are we going to declare enough is enough? Lewis’ mother finally got her stimulus check, but not in check form because nothing can be easy these days. For the rants, Lewis received some more user-submitted rants and the start off with two back-to-back ones in different countries that both tackle the McDonald’s drive-thru. Additionally it appears Canada is not handling COVID response any better than we are in the US, a 15 year-old learns how to use a can opener, and Robert presents Lewis a few ideas for a new Constitutional Amendments. 

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#27 – Have A Good Life

January 27, 2021

Well, we have a new administration in White House but our outgoing Leader departed in an interesting manner, would we have expected anything else? Lewis also received his COVID vaccination this week and tells the story. While the loss of Hank Aaron stings losing Larry King was a bit more personal for Lewis since he’s been on Larry’s show and did a benefit for the Larry King Cardiac Foundation. While the live rants this week take us to Conchord, NH fans also submitted their quest to get the vaccine in Plano, TX. A transgender woman who can’t wait to leave Missouri, the little things when it comes to grocery shopping, and all things Pennsyltucky. 

Lewis references comedian Mike Wilmot’s stand-up bit “Sandwiches Will Overcome Racism” watch it here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9E47BI39mPk

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#26 – I Want A Pardon Too!

January 20, 2021

It’s Inauguration and Inoculation Day for Lewis as he’s celebrating the peaceful transfer of power with a needle in his arm. Just perhaps it will be enough to get rid the vibe of the last 4 years have generated. The bus is not rolling this week but that just allows for an episode of fresh listener-submitted rants. Some people have the state of affairs on their mind and let them rip, while others would rather bide their time by simply airing their grievances about Fitbits or the classic terrible reward for a job well done.

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#25 – Too Little, Too F*cking Late!

January 13, 2021

The United States had a really dark week and like many of us Lewis is grappling with how to make sense of it. One thing is certain, he knows there are plenty to blame on the assault on our democracy and he has their numbers. As do many of the people submitting rants, from serious inquiries about how to explain it all to a child, people still not taking the pandemic seriously, the red tape our healthcare system provides, and a man from Iowa who was part of a COVID test group. Before you think this episode is nothing but doom and gloom, have faith because TV commercials are still enraging people and one young man might just have the best car out there just to spite his father. Then Lewis pulls an episode of rants straight out of Montclair, NJ. Where the locals don’t want you there, they got out of the city already, there’s no more room!

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#24 – 2021 or 11,800

January 6, 2021

Happy New Year! The year is 2021 – has the ticking over of the new calendar solved all of our problems yet? Probably not, and like many of us Lewis is trying to hold on as best as possible. Which is tough, because the world and its leaders are doing their best to throw the worst at us. And you know things are truly crazy when his Washington Football Team wins its division. Luckily we have some great listener-submitted rants that prove we’re not all losing our minds. Then we roll into Shippensburg, PA’s at the Grove Theater for some live rants straight from the folks at Shippensburg University.

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#23 – Pa Rum Pa Pum Pum, Boy Are We Dumb!

December 23, 2020

It’s the final Rantcast of 2020 and Lewis is coming in hot as he attempts to even begin to figure out how to wrap up the year. In a nutshell, it will take an entire 365 days to summarize everything that happened.

On this episode, Lewis fields rants from an American abroad who just returned after spending the last few months attempting to explain how the U.S. handled the pandemic to foreigners. Someone also has a bone to pick with those preaching “love thy neighbor.” How little St. Louis is doing about contract tracing, and even some anger about hot chocolate. But it’s not all negative… Lewis also learns he played a small part in someone’s encouragement to start to pay it forward during the holiday season. The live rants come from Worcester, MA where Lewis has some fond memories yet also had some of the worst Chinese Food of his life.

This episode is brought to you by Better Help – Listeners get 10% off their first month by visiting http://www.BetterHelp.com/rantcast

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#22 – A Coyote In The Bronx

December 16, 2020

Here’s something you don’t see everyday… a coyote in the Bronx. But that’s just what happened to Lewis this weekend when he was headed to the golf course. Perhaps it’s a metaphor for these times we live in, or maybe he was just playing through on his way to track down his prey. If you’re also thinking metaphorically, the US also got its vaccine this week – good news since its also been unable to execute the most basic of civic duties to prevent the spread, but who is keeping track.

The live rants pick up again in Springfield, MA as Lewis also fields some user submissions from around the globe including an Australian who has a bone to pick with delivery drivers, someone who was was horrified to see what her neighbor did with hand sanitizer, a healthcare professional that calls bullshit on it all, and the age-old rage against some good avocado toast.

This episode is brought to you by Better Help – Listeners get 10% off their first month by visiting http://www.BetterHelp.com/rantcast

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