Rabble Rouse The World

What You Need To Read Before You Go Gift Shopping

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By Aaron and Luke Maguire Armstrong It’s that time of year again (No, not your axe murdering second cousin Carl’s annual parole hearing, we mean it’s the season of giving). And added to the stresses of the holidays, is the burden of needing to buy meaningful gifts for your loved ones (Carl will not be…

Choosing the Right Pet for You

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By Patti Maguire Armstrong Choosing a pet is not unlike choosing a spouse.  Actually, it’s exactly the same.  So when choosing a pet, consider evaluating it for compatibility in much the same manner. Will your two personalities mesh until death do you part? Keep in mind that un-bonded pit bulls and some partners hasten this…

Nuclear Missile Dreams of Detonating

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Despite the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the retirement of Fidel Castro, the American victory in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the recent death of Kim Jong-Il, the nuclear missile currently residing in Silo E-02 of the U.S.A.F.’s 740th Missile Squadron still entertains hope that it will one day be fired and detonated. “I mean, that’s…

Angle Fish Oil

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Angle fish oil is a heavenly dietary supplement which will throw your world out of wack from its normal orbit and put it into an explosive orbit that will send you skyrocketing towards your hopes and dreams.   Don’t take are for it. Ask homeless Jack how he became Executive James McAwesome. The dog in…

An Open Letter to Tequila

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Tequila, you dirty, abusive spouse we promised, pinky swore, declared by pouring holy water on every dead relative’s grave stone, to handle you like toxic waste, how have you slithered you way into our lives again.  Sure, you promise that this time things will be different. That the vomiting taste will not wake up the…

Sharonlee: Artist, Photographer, Poet, Aging Gypsy/Hippy

Below are four pieces by Australian artist Sharonlee. Her work has a dreamy aura, like vague images that remain foggy in our mind when we awake suddenly, transported from a world we suddenly have to admit was not reality at all but some other place our mind retreats to nightly.  

Artist Profile: Steve Driver

 Art is something that defies defining. You’ll find as many definitions for it as people attempting to define it. Yet usually, people sense it when they see it. Today at RRTW kicks off an ongoing series profiling artists of all mediums (painting, music, writing, cat sculpture, etc.) We’re asking artists from around the world the same five questions…

Dog Literacy Project: Kila Goes Out For NFL

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For those of you remember Kila, you remember that she was The Dog Literacy Project’s first graduate. Unlike Wasabi, who is a bad dog, Kila is a good dog. After spending her post graduate life writing books and designing chew toys, Kila’s life took a turn when she discovered her love for football. Specifically, hiking balls.…

Rabble Rouser Of The Month: Dorman Dorey

I think it’s natural to want to trace things back to their origins. It’s why when you first meet a couple you inevitably ask, “How did you meet?” There’s something wistful about being able see how trivial ‘whatevers’ can lead to the defining changes of our lives. The “Rabble Rouser of the Month” for June, is…

New To Rabble Rouse The World: Films on the Fly

Films on the Fly are made by meeting strangers, giving them a premise and having them act it out on the fly, or just assuming a character and going out to rabble rouse. Films on the Fly are new, they are awesome, and they are starring you. WOOT WOOT! Feel free to make and submit…

How News Really Works

Couldn’t find the origonal source, but from the Face Books. People in the media often complain about politics, without acknowledges that how the media has changed in what and how it covers shares a lot of the blame for the way politics works today, giving people what they want instead of what they need isn’t…

The Most Moving Book Since The Bible

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Let me start by hanging my bias on the line. I am one of the book’s three editors. So obviously, I think you should buy this book. I think that buying this book is the best idea you have ever had. I can’t really imagine anyone finding happiness or true love without this book. But…

Heavenly Debate

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HEAVEN – Speaking from a shining golden podium set among a landscape of eternal sunlight, fluffy clouds and sweet harp music, Qin Shihuang-di, the incumbent president of Heaven, spoke to reporters about his ongoing bout with the opposing party’s prime candidate, Joseph Smith, Jr. “I’m quite confident that I shall be re-elected,” the former first…

GOD Admits “Epic Fail” in Middle East

In an exclusive interview with Rabble Rouse The World, God conceded Thursday that He had “really messed up” in His creation and supervision of the Middle East. “I flubbed it,” stated the Supreme Being, shuffling His feet. “I mean, yes, it was my first major geopolitical creation, after all. But I wanted it to be…

Rick Santorum Vows to Continue Saying ‘Totally Crazy Shit’

Baton Rouge, Louisiana– After his recent primary victories in Kansas, Mississippi, and Alabama, Rick Santorum renewed the pledge he’s made to his supporters since his campaign begin, “I am going to continue to say totally messed up, crazy shit.” “The conservative base has spoken,” Santorum proclaimed to a cheering crowd at a campaign stop in…

After Obama Press Conference, Republicans Announce Unconditional Support for Iran’s Nuclear Program

Washington, D.C. – Following a press conference from President Obama, where the commander-in-chief stated that nothing was off the table in regard to stopping Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, Republican leaders have surprised many Washington insiders by abruptly announcing their support for Iran’s nuclear weapons program. “After carefully reviewing the situation, we believe that Iran,…

Scientists Discover Element of Surprise

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  March, 2012 PALO ALTO – In what is being hailed as “the most unanticipated discovery of our time,” the scientific community revealed yesterday that it had suddenly and unintentionally discovered the element of surprise. According to a statement by Herbert L. Jennings, chief laboratory chemist at the University of California, the team abruptly encountered…

Podcast: If You Could Ask The Whole World A Question, What Question Would You Ask?

To kick off this still bran-spanking new year, Rabble Rouse The World has grown to now offer podcasts. We’ll be releasing a feature podcast on the first of every month on the site and also in the iTunes music store. The podcasts will include off-beat topics of travel, culture, humor and whatever Rabble Rousing ideas…

Coming Soon: Rabble Rouse The World The Podcast

We are happy to announce that coming in February, Rabble Rouse The World is going to be releasing podcasts available from our site and free from the iTunes music store. Episode one is going to explore, “If you could ask the whole world one question, what question would you ask?” Check our our preview here:

Dog Literacy Project Expels Its First Student

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Rabble Rouse The World is regretful to inform our readers and supporters that our Dog Literacy Project has been left with no choice but to expel one of it’s students. Wasabi, a two month old Acadia. Due to his chronic disobedience, lack of respect and insistence on urinating in the kitchen, Wasabi has been kicked out…

Campaign to Ban John Tottenham from the Planet Earth

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Have you heard about John Tottenham and why he is not awesome? Listen to this… John Tottenham is a British poet living in LA who wants to ban the world ‘awesome’. For everyone. Even children and bunnies. As he told the LA times, “It’s a matter of semantic satiation.” and goes onto say that anyone…

Rabble Rouser of the Month: Allen D Christian

As we approach the end of the month in our second month of Rabble Rousing, we’ve decided to declare Allen D Christian, found object artist, our Rabble Rouser of the Month for December, 2011. Our interview with Allen can be found by clicking here. And here. And here. And here! But not here. To honor…

The House of Balls

When you cross the threshold of the House of Balls, you leave the familiar behind. The studio/gallery studio/gallery is creation of found-object sculptor, Allen Christian. You’ll find it tucked into a corner of the warehouse district of Minneapolis, in the neighborhood of condos, cafés and chic shops. But you never know what’s behind a door. Even…

Dog Literacy Project Celebrates Its First Graduate

The Dog Literacy Project was founded with one goal: To change the fact that 100% of dogs in the world are illiterate. Or I should say, 100% of dogs WERE illiterate. Thanks to the hard work of our supporters and believers, only 99.999999999999999% of the dogs in the world are illiterate. Approximately. What does progress look…

Dog Literacy Project

Fact: 100% of dogs worldwide are illiterate. How would you like not to be able to read a menu? How would you like never to be able to write a letter or draft a manifesto? If you answered “no” to all three of those questions you would hate to be a dog. Dogs are illiterate. All of…

Rabble Rouse: The Doctor´s Waiting Room

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By Luke and Patti Armstrong How many hours have you spent in waiting rooms throughout your lifetime?  Answer: too mamy. Do you want to live a purposeful life? If not, what are you waiting for? For the doctor? Why? So that he can cure you only so that you can extend your purposeless life a few…

French Song Translated

Like Italian, German and Swiss music, French music is very hard to understand because it is not in English. Fortunately, the team of translators at Rabble Rouse The World, have worked tirelessly to translate this following French song for you. They did it for you. And they did it for the cheese we paid them.…

Occupy: The Nursing Home Hallway

Today, just before the start of The Price is Right, a group of Rabble Rousing seniors wreak havoc in their assisted living center after deciding to occupy the Nursing Home Hallway.    HILLSOBORO, Oregon – After watching the twenty-four hour news stations for weeks, a group of a dozen senior citizens of the Pinewood Assisted Living Center in…

David E. Suger´s Rabble Rousing Music

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“At best, music makes us feel less alone”  ~David E. Suger   According to his bio on Last.Fm, David E. Suger is regarded as “one of the most creative artists around.” There is certainly something wistfully imaginative t0 his music. The song featured here, “We weren’t put together” when combined with the visuals of its strangely compelling…