Welcome to Rantyville

A weekly show featuring TRB and Heather D, talking about everything and anything that pisses us off. Does it piss you off too? Listen in and find out!
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Oct 13, 2017

Welcome back to Rantyville everyone! Heather D and TRB are back at it again, bringing you your weekly dose of the finest fuckery that life has to offer. We learn that Dear Abigail (4th grade whore) has a comments section, people will do dumb shit to get out of an Uber, and how our friend Tyler could FINALLY get some action. So listen in as we discuss these topics, as well as -

"Ralph's" Secret - Shit We Hate - Tales from the Uber - Has Little Party Boy happened yet? - Best/Worst - and more!

Download that Couch Party app and catch this show, as well as the entire Couch Party Crew, all in one place! From Miserable Rejection Snausage to Dr. Penrose, we have it all for you in one simple, FREE app! Get your ass to the Google Play Store now!

For the socialites -

Heather D - @IB4ECeptAfterC    #AskHeatherD

TRB - @TheRantyBastard    #AskTRB

Oct 6, 2017

Hey everybody! We're back off our bye last week, and TRB and Heather D finally managed to pull off a show with no technical difficulties! I know it's hard to believe, so you'll just have to listen for yourself as we talk about -

Dear Abigail - Shit We Hate - Tales from the Uber - Jaundice Kilogram Snakebite - Best & Worst - and more!

Enjoy the show? Drop us a 5-star review on iTunes under whatever they call a podcast now. And download that Couch Party app for all you Android users - it's the best way to catch up with the Couch Party crew!

@'s and #'s

Heather D - @IB4ECeptAfterC  #AskHeatherD

TRB - @TheRantyBastard  #AskTRB

Sep 22, 2017

Time to take a trip to your favorite place in the world, Rantyville! TRB and Heather D are back again to bring you another episode of Welcome to Rantyville, where we talk about -

Matty F's new baby, cancer sucks, Albino Monkey, the washing machine incident, Dear Hank Hill, Best & Worst, and plenty more!

Don't forget to check out the Couch Party app, and rate and review the show on iTunes!

Stalk us!

Heather - @IB4ECeptAfterC

TRB - @TheRantyBastard


Sep 16, 2017

TRB and Heather D welcome fellow Couch Party member Matty F from the critically acclaimed Let Me Tell Ya Podcast this week! We prep Matt for fatherhood, talk shit (literally), and more!

Diapers/shit - Tales from the Uber - Shit I Hate - 9/11 conspiracies are dumb - Matt says "Old people is fuckin!" - Dear Abby - and a bunch of other nonsense!

Check out Matt and Grant on the Let Me Tell Ya Podcast, which you can find for FREE on the always awesome Couch Party app for Android, iTunes, and everywhere else you get your streaming podcast pleasures!

The Twitters

Matty F - @murdock7x4 

Heather D - @IB4ECeptafterC

TRB - @TheRantyBastard

Sep 8, 2017

Wow. What a week. Heather D tried to "drunk camp", TRB endures his worst Uber ride ever, and we tried our hardest to wreck this recording session. But, we're back with another episode of Welcome to Rantyville for you, and there's plenty to discuss!

Heather's weekend - Tales from the Uber - Shit I Hate - Boobies - and more!

Where we are on the intertubes -

Heather D - @IB4ECeptAfterC

TRB - @TheRantyBastard


Sep 1, 2017

TRB and Heather D are reunited after a couple weeks apart, but the shenanigans haven't stopped. An awkward moment shared, a pregnancy scare, we've got it all and more this week. We also discuss -

Shit I Hate - Cranberry Obsessions - Non-driving Fucktards - Best/Worst - and more!

We'll make it easy for the stalkers -

Heather D - @IB4ECeptAfterC

TRB - @TheRantyBastard

Send us your 2 words (Twitter) and 5 stars (iTunes) and come on down to Rantyville, population 2 + you!

Aug 25, 2017

TRB had to step away this week due to work, so Heather D is running the show with our good friend & superfan Tyler Daniels! After lamenting the absence of TRB, these two cover a ton of topics -

Tyler's pussy talk - Dear Abby - I want a tiki torch but I'm not a racist - Those kids - and more!

Check out the whole Couch Party crew on the FREE app we've told you about 100 times. Download it already would ya?!?!?!

Internet places to find us -

Heather D - @IB4ECeptAfterC

Tyler Daniels - @drunkoncomedy

TRB and Heather D reunite next week, but leave us a 5 star review on iTunes, and send us your 2 words for next week's best and worst!

Aug 18, 2017

No show notes. It's a surprise. Enjoy.

Aug 11, 2017

So what do you do when your cohost sends you money to buy beer? You buy that beer and drink it on air damn it! So as TRB subjects his palette to yet another skanky brew, Heather D sits back and downs a little sparkling white wine (replay that scene with Nicolas Cage in "The Rock" for a full description). As always, we laugh, we curse, and we have a lot of fun bringing you this week's episode of Welcome to Rantyville!

We also discuss - Dear Abby - Tales From the Uber - HD's birfday - Silvia - and more!

Social Shit -

Heather D - @IB4ECeptAfterC

TRB - @TheRantyBastard

Get that Couch Party app to check out all the show's across our network, including the return of Dr. Penrose Eames (@PenroseEames) and our best buds at Miserable Retail Slave (@MRetailSlave)

Aug 4, 2017

Welcome back to Rantyville! On this episode, TRB and Heather D are joined by comedian (and superfan) Tyler Daniels as we discuss the events of the past week, and get a taste of Tyler and TRB's comedic stylings in a new "Stand Up Battle" (except we were both sitting down, but who's keeping score?). More fun topics include -

Fish assholes - Cheap beer - Heather's birthday - Tales From the Uber - Dear Abby - and more!

Check out our artist of the week, Circuit Static, on Twitter (@circuitstatic) and his website (

Contact these fools -

Heather - @IB4ECeptAfterC

TRB - @TheRantyBastard

Lots of #couchpartycrew references in this episode, so get on that app in the Google Play Store so you can check them all out!

Jul 28, 2017

Welcome back to Rantyville! It's time for another glimpse into the lives of TRB and Heather D, as we discuss everything from drinking to heinous things done with a super soaker (stick around for THAT story). We laugh, Heather drinks, and then we discuss -

Dear Abby - The swinger in the dress - TRB's 4th of July past - Heather rants - TRB was such a douchebag as a teen - Best/Worst - and more!

Check out that Couch Party app for all of your favorite podcasts in one place. It's also a great way to catch the return of the good Dr. Penrose Eames and his amazing show, Penrose Vs. Anybody! Download it now for FREE in the Google Play Store!

Jul 21, 2017

We talk, we drink, we laugh, we forget what we discussed. It seems to be a winning formula here in Rantyville, so that's exactly what we're going to do. TRB and Heather D are back to bring you another episode, and hope you enjoy it as we crash off the rails repeatedly. This week's fun topics include -

That Carmax Guy - Tales from the Uber - The Kitty Kidnapper - A whole lot of shit we did not plan - Best/Worst - and more!

This week's artist of the week is no longer a band (Whoops)! But you can still check out "On An On" via that thing.

Stalk Us -

TRB @TheRantyBastard    Heather D @IB4ECeptAfterC

Who is this Matty F guy they talk about? Why he's a fellow member of the Couch Party Crew! Find him on the CP app on the Google Play Store, and follow his dive into fatherhood on Twitter (@Murdock7X4). Congrats Matt!

Jul 14, 2017

It's time for another fun filled episode with your two favorite residents of Rantyville! TRB and Heather D cover a lot this week, so here's just a quick list-

The 4th of July - Dear Abby - Ranting about the gym - Tales from the Uber - Best/Worst - and more!

Check out our artist of the week on Soundcloud - The Girl In The Yellow Dress. (She sings lullabies to Heather D when the room starts spinning, and she has a great voice)

Hit us up on the Twitter with your 2 words, and leave us a 5 star review on that iTunes! And check out our official sponsor,!

Social Things

TRB - @TheRantyBastard  Heather D - @IB4ECeptAfterC

Jul 7, 2017

The Fourth of July is a time for fun with family and friends, which is exactly what we did! So instead of recording, we watched explosions in the air and drank beer until we were on the floor. So in an effort to get you to know Heather D better, Welcome to Rantyville brings you HD's first appearance on the former Retail Rant. She is joined by Mrs. TRB as they discuss motherhood, crazy kids, and the even crazier people that always want to cop a feel on a pregger's belly. Back at it with a new show next week, so enjoy this one as we all meet Heather D for the first time (again).

And don't forget to send us your 2 words for Best/Worst, and your five-star iTunes reviews!

The Social Credits

TRB - @therantybastard

Heather - @IB4ECeptAfterC

Jun 30, 2017

Hey there boys and girls! You didn't hate the pilot episode, so TRB and Heather D are back for another edition of Welcome to Rantyville! This week we talk more Ubering w/ TRB, "authentic" restaurants, Heather's bad decision of the week, Best/Worst and more! And remember, if you enjoy the show, rate and subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or whatever source you infect your earholes with!

Need an easy, affordable way to listen to this show and the rest of the Couch Party Crew? Check out that FREE Couch Party app in the Google Play Store!

Jun 23, 2017

Welcome to the pilot episode of Welcome to Rantyville with TRB and Heather D. Taking the place of The Retail Rant on the Couch Party network, it's a weekly look into the daily lives of our hosts.

We're just riffing along on this one with minimal show prep, but if you enjoyed The Retail Rant, this one will pick you right back up where it left off. Less retail, more life. Enjoy!

Apr 28, 2017

S2E5: It's finally warming up in most of the country, which means one thing. Customers handing us things from their sweaty nether regions is about to become a thing again. And just when you thought perspiration soaked money from socks and boobs was the worst we would face, TRB bore witness to something far more disgusting. So pop in those earbuds and grab a barf bag, because this one will trigger your upchuck reflex. And if you've ever wondered if the employees at a pizza place get pizza parties as a reward, Ranty has the answer for you. Mix in a few more tales of retail fuckery, and you have this week's episode of The Retail Rant Podcast! So kick back, relax, and as always, make sure you're wearing someone else's nametag!

The Ranty Hotline is open! Call 810-373-9790, release some retail rage, and get it played on the show!

Couch Party App. Google Play Store. Do it. DO IT NOW!

Apr 14, 2017

TRB gets to relax a bit as three good friends of the show grab the reins this week in Season 2's first fan takeover. Sean William Brown and Mike Bookseller start us off with their top five things they actually like about retail, and TRB jumps in with Retail Side Eye to double the fun towards the end. Here's just a sample of what you'll hear about in Season 2, Episode 3 - Seafood hide and seek/creepy basements/dumb shit that corporate sends/things thrown at TRB/Rostered On/discount candy/bad crabcakes/Fios dies

Support the guys and pick up a copy of Sean's literary masterpieces "Dear Customer" and "Walmart: I Don't Belong Here", check out Mike's artistic stylings at, as well as their joint venture, And get over to to support our good friend Steven Petrivelli by picking up a copy of RETAIL, now available for pre-order!

And be sure to check out the entire #CouchPartyCrew on the award winning Couch Party app from the Google Play Store! 100's of episodes, 10 great podcasts, all in 1 FREE app!

Apr 7, 2017

Season 2 continues with the return of an awesome guest, Retail Hades! Check it out as Ranty and Hades team up to talk about more fuckery in cellular sales, and a #dearcustomer moment that will have you tearing up (from laughter, we're not real sensitive around here). Tales of retail past, idiots of retail present, and what you can expect in the future, all rolled into one episode! So pull out those earphones and fill out some more job applications as TRB and Hades help you through yet another #FucktardFriday in retail hell! And as always, make sure you;re wearing someone else's nametag!

The Social Stuff

Hades - @Retail_Hades    His better half - @Pharmacy_Hades

TRB - @The_Retail_Rant

Support the best crew in podcasting today by downloading the Couch Party app for your Android device! It's the best way to listen to 10 amazing podcasts in just one click of the finger. Perfectly priced for the underpaid retail employee - IT'S FREE! So go grab it now from the Google Play Store!

Mar 31, 2017

Season 2 is here! And who better to kick it off with than the creative mind behind the Retail comic book, Steven Petrivelli! Steven and TRB discuss what drives them to create their content, share stories from retail hell, and talk about what the reader can expect from this amazing comic. And despite their mutual hatred of working behind a cash register, you'll hear about some of the (few) good things that can come from being a corporate number. So plug in those earbuds, drown out the rest of the break room, and enjoy the season premiere of The Retail Rant Podcast!

The social stuff

Steven Petrivelli - @Steve_Petro /

TRB - @The_Retail_Rant

Powered by the Couch Party app for Android devices. Don't have it yet? Why the hell not?!?! Get to the Google Play Store and download it now - IT'S FREE! AND AWESOME!

Mar 24, 2017

It's been too long my friends, but don't fret. Ranty has returned. Despite a brief hiatus (not of my own choosing), TRB is back to heal the wounds of retail hell. Listen in as Ranty discusses what happened, how it went down, and why he's not all that mad about it (still kinda pissed, but not really). And then it's back to destroying retail and all it's fuckery. It's also a perfect time to bring a close to season 1 and get ready to bring you season 2, packed with customer fuckery and corporate idiocy. So kick back and enjoy the season finale (NOT a series finale, relax)!

And be sure to check out the dopest crew in podcasting, the Couch Party crew! Check all these great shows out on our Android app, and drop some 5-star love over on iTunes!

Couch Party  -  Miserable Retail Slave  -  Doom and The Beast  -  Jake and Tom Conquer the World  -  Let Me Tell Ya  -  Let's Get Drunk and Talk Comics  -  Penrose vs. Anybody  -  The Nerd Rage Podcast  -  The Mixed Feelings Podcast (who also has an amazing YouTube channel - check it out!)

Feb 24, 2017

Well it's time to drop another throwback episode of the show this week, and what better way to do it than by bringing you the first ever guest on The Retail Rant. Joined by Sol (@_seasun), TRB finds out what it's like to be a server again after being out of the game for over 15 years. Whether it's the "Diet Coke" response to "Hi, I'm...", the ridiculous perceptions of what they saw on TV versus the food in front of them, or just general assholishness, waiting tables still sucks. And your Fuck You Notes get the "live commentary" treatment this week too! So kick back and enjoy this classic episode with your favorite drink, or just catch it in 15 minute segments on your breaks. Be certain to wear those earbuds, but most importantly, make sure you're wearing someone else's fucking nametag!

Feb 17, 2017

In the second TRBtalk of 2017, TRB sits down to discuss a piece of American culture that is slowly working itself into oblivion. The shopping mall. We all have them in our towns, and it was probably a piece of your teenage years growing up. Meeting someone there on a Friday night, taking them there for the first date on Saturday, or maybe even (gasp) shopping, we've all got at least one mall memory. And whether it's a good or bad memory, it's a part of our youth thats engrained forever.

But now we've "grown up", and gotten a job at the mall as we try to afford all the things that adult life necessitates. But something is amiss. This isn't the mall we know and love. It's merely a shell of it's former self. Why is that? Well kick back with a cold one as TRB explains why the American shopping mall is dying, and why it may be time for you to fire up that escape pod.

Feb 10, 2017

Yet another week of retail hell is in the books, and TRB is here to tell you all about it. Hopefully it's a cathartic thing for you, because this week we are dredging up some of the worst of TRB's last month behind the cash register. It all starts with a meeting (see #rantytweetsameeting for reference), followed up by a woman who deserves a dropkick, and sprinkled with some customer douchebaggery for good measure. So whether you're paying your way through college as a cashier, or stuck in middle management with no end in sight, this show is for you. Because let's be honest, there's a little bit of The Ranty Bastard in all of us!

Not enough TRB for ya? Check out the latest appearances of TRB with the #CouchPartyCrew on the totally FREE Couch Party App for Android! Talking RetroPie and wrestling with HAB of Couch Party, or the first in "studio" appearance on Penrose Vs. Anybody with the great Penrose Eames, it's been an exciting month for TRB!

Social Creds

TRB @The_Retail_Rant            The Ranty Hotline - 810-373-9790

HAB @Couch_Party

Penrose @PenroseEames

Feb 3, 2017

Welcome back to another week of retail fuckery! It's been a while since we've checked in on the mall scene, and this week's guest gives us some insight to where this former institution is headed. So Ranty is joined this week by yet another amazing guest, Heather D., to discuss just that. You'll hear about the uber competitive mall walkers, the creepers at the window and how to shame them, along with why Heather feels like she is working in the underbelly of a dying beast. See that the struggle to escape retail is even more difficult when you can start to see the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. But it's not all doom and gloom, so kick back and enjoy another great guest appearance on The Retail Rant!

The Social Things

Heather - @IB4ECeptAfterC

Ranty - @The_Retail_Rant

Did #dearcustomer give you an anonymous 1 star review? Boss forced you to accept an expired coupon from 2013? Corporate fucking up your day with conference calls? Well don't hold in the rage my friends! Call the Ranty Hotline at 810-373-9790 and let those frustrations go! Get them played on the show, as well as any topics you want covered on a future episode! Drunk dials totally encouraged!

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