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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Jeb Bush is an Endangered Species, Plus Bernie's Gamble with the Youth Vote

Bob Cesca | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Today's topics include: Jeb Bush's Droopy Campaign; Old School Republicans vs The Reality Show Era; Rand Paul and Rick Santorum Pull Out; Last Night's CNN Town Hall; Previewing the Maddow MSNBC Debate; The Real Progressive Purity Test; 100 percent Establishment Guy; Newspaper Calls for Audit of Iowa Results; Bernie's Youth Vote; Jesse Ventura on Campaign Finance; and much more.

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: The Pope Arrives in DC and the Republicans Freak Out About It

Bob Cesca | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The GOP's Incoherent Rage About the Pope; Religious Hypocrisy; Obama Bowed to the Pope; The GOP of 1980 versus the GOP of 2015; Worst Person in the World; and much more.

Friday Talking Points -- The Rehabilitation of Golf in the GOP

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.14.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

We're going to begin today with a wrapup of the week that was in the presidential campaigns, and as befitting his status as the Republican frontrunner, we're going to start with Donald Trump.

A Little Celebritician History

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.12.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

The victories of both Schwarzenegger and Ventura do have one very important lesson to teach, one that so far is mostly being ignored by most everyone in the political world. The lesson might be phrased: "Strange things happen when the political and entertainment worlds collide."

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Farewell to Jon Stewart, Plus Jesse Ventura Rants About the GOP Debates

Bob Cesca | Posted 08.07.2015 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Today's topics include Chez on Stephanie Miller's Happy Hour; farewell to Jon Stewart and the end of late night satire; the first GOP debate; the fake story about drinking games; Fox News focus group goes nuts about Trump and much more.

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Fox & Friends' Gay Wedding Cake Suggestions, Ted Nugent on the Confederate Flag and Jesse Ventura vs. The GOP

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Subway Guy Questioned About Child Porn; Diff'rent Strokes Kiddie Porn Episode; Crazy Jesse Ventura Takes Down Every GOP Candidate; and much more.

Watch Jesse Ventura's Hilarious Takedown Of The GOP Presidential Candidates

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.10.2015 | Media

  Jesse Ventura isn't impressed by the current slate of Republican presidential candidates.  The former Minnesota governor, p...

American Sniper

Francis Levy | Posted 04.01.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

What's a hero? Odysseus is one of the most famous heroes in literature and the complexity of his return might be said to be a metaphor for the perils of the calling. As you may recall when Odysseus returns, he's only recognized by his dog Argos.

How American Sniper Became a Surprise Mega-Hit Honoring America's Martial Culture and Highlighting the Futility of the Iraq War

William Bradley | Posted 01.25.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

American Sniper is well on its way to being the biggest war film ever at the domestic box office, and second most popular R-rated film ever behind The Passion of the Christ.

A Hero of War Is Gone and We Treat Him Like This?

Michael Duga | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics
Michael Duga

Governor Ventura, if you understand what the word "honor" means, you will end this search for greed by donating the $1.8M award to charity -- effective immediately -- just as Chris Kyle did with a large share of the proceeds from his best selling book, American Sniper.

Jesse Ventura Gets $1.8 Million In 'American Sniper' Lawsuit

AP | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sni...

Jury Can't Reach Verdict In Jesse Ventura Defamation Case

Reuters | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics

ST PAUL, Minn., July 28 (Reuters) - A jury in Minnesota said on Monday that after about five days of deliberations, it could not reach a verdict in ...

Ventura To Resume Testifying In Defamation Trial

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 14 (Reuters) - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura was expected to return to the witness stand on Monday at his defamation...

'American Sniper' Chris Kyle's Widow Says He Planned To Donate The Proceeds Of His Book

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

By Todd Melby ST. PAUL, Minn., July 9 (Reuters) - The widow of a late Navy SEAL accused of defaming former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ve...

Jesse Ventura Has No Idea If He's Running For President

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.01.2014 | Comedy

Will former Minnesota governor and pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura run for President in 2016? No, seriously, do you know? Because apparently he has no idea...

Jesse Ventura Unloads On Millionaires, 'Duck Dynasty' And Drones

Salon | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

Former pro wrestler Jesse “The Body” Ventura pulled off a rare upset in 1998, becoming the fifth person in five decades to win a governor’s race...

Jesse Ventura: I'm 'Off The Grid.. So That The Drones Can't Find Me'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said he lives "off the grid... so that the drones can't find me" in an interview with CNBC's "Closing Bell" on Tue...

Former Gov Has Odd Lawsuit Over Deceased Sniper's Memoir

AP | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A newly unsealed deposition from Jesse Ventura shows that the former Minnesota governor was complaining about difficulty finding wo...

Ventura Lawsuit Against Deceased Navy SEAL Can Continue, Judge Says

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's lawsuit against deceased Navy SEAL Chris Kyle can continue, a judge has ruled. Arthur Boylan, U.S. chief magi...

Jesse Ventura Supports Same-Sex Marriage, Says 'Love Is By Far Bigger Than Government Can Ever Be'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Former governor of Minnesota, actor and pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura has joined the campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would defi...

Why Every Union Member Should Be An Independent Voter

Bill Hillsman | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Bill Hillsman

It's time for unions to quit their co-dependent relationship with the Democratic Party. It's time to become "free agent" voters again -- voters with clout. It's time to become voters who can decide elections instead of voters who are taken for granted.

Andrea Stone

Jesse Ventura Says He'll Never Fly Again | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

Jesse Ventura, the libertarian former governor of Minnesota known as The Body during his pro wrestling career, said he has stopped flying because he w...

Ventura Lashes Out, Compares Dems, GOP To Street Gangs

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Former Minnesota Governor and pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura lashed out at the two-party system in an interview on Monday, comparing the Democrats and Rep...

Is This The Antidote To Reactivity?

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

Scientific research indicates that meditation practice can actually change our brain structure to ameliorate reactivity. But meditation is just one tool for what, at the extreme, is known as impulse control disorder.

Former Gov. Says He'll 'Never Stand For The National Anthem Again'

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is so upset by the dismissal of his airport security lawsuit that he threatened Friday to ...