Savage Hippie Podcast Episode 62 – More Like WacKKKlansman if You Ask Me!


The title for this episode has a double meaning. Firstly, that the KKK is totally WACK, yo! And secondly, that Spike Lee’s latest film, BlacKkKlansman (why is the middle “k” in lowercase?), which I trash in the first 25 or so minutes, totally sucks balls, and for my money was a pretty cynical attempt at getting an academy award. I mean, why ELSE would he have a sympathetic Jewish character in his movie? He hates Jews! Or, at very least, isn’t very fond of them. And, furthermore, is he NOT aware that David Duke is no longer a fan of Donald Trump, thinking him a Zionist shill, and instead now backs Ilhan Omar, someone who Spike Lee most likely ALSO backs? I believe his REAL attitude about Jews is reflected in the Philip Seymour Hoffman character in 25th Hour.

But, I digress. In the rest of the episode, Rachel and I talk about… oh just listen to it! Elya wasn’t available this time around. In the second half, we answer listener questions, one of which is about the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sex tape.

Our featured band for Sounds of Marshabaloosh this week is legendary proto-metal, heavy prog legends URIAH FUCKIN’ HEEP!!! Not caring one wink that they’re a club act, who play in dinky ass bars like the Token Lounge, where I saw ’em last year (!!!), they have a new album called Living the Dream, which shows that legacy acts can still bring it. I play the track “Take My Soul Away.” Listen to the song and check out the nifty music video here.

The wonderful artwork, in which Rachel and Elya gawk as the KKK lynch me, was done by Shannon Bowman. The song at the end is, as usual, the Yesticles classic “The Diet Has Failed.”

Savage Hippie Podcast Episode 61 – First They Ignore, Then They Laugh at You, Then They Fight You, Then They FUCK You!


As my favorite racist Gandhi said, first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, and then you win. Well, let’s be honest here; the Dissenter app from GAB is INSANE. It allows you to comment on anything on the internet. And, sure, right now it’s in its gestation phase; but wait until there are copycat Dissenter apps, and they allow you to add graphics, sound, and videos. The internet will be like the wild west again. And that’s why I’m torn with regards to Silicon Valley tech censorship; do I want the government to step in and bust up the monopolies of Facebook and Youtube, or do I want the anarchists to create apps, which will circumvent all of the deplatforming that’s been going on and reinforce that free market spirit? Tough questions indeed.

Anyway, Elya, Rachel, and I also discuss the new Captain Marvel movie, and thanks to viewer questions, we go on a long tirade bashing nu-metal. We also address the Andrew Yang phenomenon, something that I personally don’t have very much interest in. All that talk about “acceleration” works well in your parents’ basement, but if you’ve got bills to pay, and you DON’T want your life to suck, maybe, JUST maybe, you should stick with the current President and try to guide him in the right direction. First step is to pressure him to sign executive orders to end DACA and birthright citizenship. Aaaanyway…

For Sounds of Marshabaloosh, I present a song from the new Nik Turner album, The Final Frontier (I wish he chose a title that wasn’t already taken by Iron Maiden), called “Calling the Egyptians.” With Nik Turner, along with anything Hawkwind, it’s always a first day or pre-order purchase. And, yes, it’s cool that Beto O’Rourke used the screen name “Psychedelic Warlord.” Listen to “Calling the Egyptians” here.

The artwork was done by Shannon Bowman, and the song at the end is “The Diet Has Failed” by the Yesticles.

Savage Hippie Podcast Episode 60 – More Like Lords of GAYos If You Ask Me!


Rachel, Elya, and I talk about the Lords of Chaos movie, which if the title isn’t a dead giveaway, I thought sucked ass. Then we talk about the recent John Wayne controversy. And then in the second half, we answer listener questions.

For Sounds of Marshabaloosh, we play a “Nekromantia” by Horna, both because I’ve been listening to a lot of black metal lately, and because I’m seeing ’em live on March 30th. Woot!

Rachel did the artwork, and the song at the end is “The Diet Has Failed” by the Yesticles.

Savage Hippie Podcast Episode 59 – He, She, Ze, or Pee?


Thanks to the fact that Rachel worked on movies on two consecutive Saturdays in a row, our schedule got all screwed up, forcing us to record this a couple Wednesday ago; and as is the usual Savage Hippie m.o., the stuff we talk about is once again antiquated. I mean, seriously, we’re talking about whether Trump SHOULD sign the budget proposal, which has already been signed and has now divided Trump’s base between the “God emperor Trump can do no wrong” MAGA people and the “well, he signed an amnesty deal. Bye-bye, USA!” people.

On the plus side, Rachel, Elya, and I discuss other stuff, such as how bitches be crazy and flaky, lhan Omar’s comments about AIPAC, the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez documentary on netflix, and the rogues gallery of the 2020 Democratic contenders.

We also answer listener questions from the two listeners who asked us questions. Note, we ALREADY have ANOTHER episode in the tank, and I’m hoping THAT comes out before the news cycle renders the topics we talk about obsolete.

For Sounds of Marshabaloosh, in honor of Grammy awards, who awarded High on Fire with best hard rock/heavy metal performance in spite not actually knowing what they sound like, I play “Rumors of War” from the High on Fire album Death Is This Communion from 2007.

Rachel did the art, and the song at the end is the “The Diet Has Failed” by the Yesticles.

Savage Hippie Podcast Episode 58 – C-SPAN? More Like See SKIN if You Ask ME!


The Superbowl? President Trump’s State of the Union? Judge Ginsburg’s “beating” cancer? NONE of that gets discussed in this week’s Savage Hippie. Making sure to be slightly BEHIND the curve, talking about things that lost their relevance a week ago, Edwin Oslan, Elya Oslan, and Rachel Cohen-Bourne cover Ralph Northam’s black face and KKK shenanigans, Black Panther getting nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards, the “learn to code” meme, some story about some girl who is suing Kid Rock over alleged discrimination at his bar in Detroit, and Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sss(X)in(X)em(X)a wearing her slutty attire on the Senate floor… yep, we discuss ALL of that, right at the point when everyone else is DONE discussing it. We also discuss D.W. Griffith and Birth of a Nation, since nobody is EVER done discussing that!

And for Sounds of Marshabaloosh, we play “Free Hand” by obscure 70s prog greats, Gentle Giant. Hopefully the don’t sue.

The song at the end is “The Diet Has Failed” by the Yesticles, and Rachel did the art while staring at a midget who curiously looks exactly like her.

Savage Hippie Podcast Episode 57 – Fooled by a Fridge Fixin’ Injun


As if you hadn’t heard enough about the standoff between the Catholic Kid and the drum beatin’ Indian, Edwin Oslan, Rachel Cohen-Bourne, and new addition Elya Oslan (Edwin’s brother, in case ya couldna guess), continue to beat the dead horse into horse paste by actually flashing back to a week earlier, where we give our immediate, ignint, duped by the mainstream media reactions, and THEN correct ourselves a week later. Isn’t that clever?

But that’s not ALL we talk about! Nope, we also throw in New York’s new ‘bortion law, Trump’s opening the government back up, the controversy surrounding the new Ghostbusters movie, my recent obsession with Michael Moorcock’s Elric saga, Rachel’s rock star dad, and our love for prog rock. Rachel also further elaborates on her near death experience at the hands of an ectopic pregnancy, and we do our best imitations of whiny New Yawk Jooz.

For this week’s Sounds of Marshabaloosh, we give ya a song from the Crazy World of Arthur Brown, the God of Hellfire, who I saw this past Friday with Jex Thoth, Ruby the Hatchet, and Sleepy Sun. The song is called “Muscle of Love” (NOT the Alice Cooper song) and is from Arthur Brown’s latest album Zim Zam Zim.

The song at the end is of course “The Diet Has Failed” by the Yesticles, and Rachel did the brilliant photoshop art.

Savage Hippie Podcast Episode 56 – You Don’t Have Aspergers, You’re Just an Asshole (w/ Ben Arzate)


Thanks to Rachel having to go and nearly die, this episode took a little longer to come out than expected. But once again, she and the “disgraced” Edwin Oslan are back to discuss the topics of the day, along with make jokes at the expense of minorities, women, people who are on the “spectrum”, and people of non-normative sexual orientations. They’re also joined by Ben Arzate, author of the short story collection The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Saying Goodbye and the novel The Story of the Y, which will be out soon. You can check out Ben’s blog and purchase his writings here.

Over the course of this nearly two hour abortion, we discuss Ben’s writings, why Rachel has a hyphenated last name, what’s wrong with modern psychology, Rachel’s recent near death experience, the healthcare issue, Trump’s white house fast food feast, Janeane Garofalo’s “beyond the pale” defense of Louis C.K., and some other stuff about some other shit. And, of course, we make jokes at the expense of minorities, women, people who are on the “spectrum”, and people of non-normative sexual orientations.

For Sounds of Marshabaloosh, I said, “fuck the man!” and played the totally copyrighted “Tribulation” by death/thrash metal band Possessed, because I saw them recently, and, well, “fuck the man!”

As usual, the song at the end is “The Diet Has Failed” by the Yesticles, and Rachel did the amazing artwork.

Listen to it on youtube, as well!