Jack Russell – January 2017

On a recent stop in Chicago, Jack takes a few minutes to chat with Mike from PSYCHO BABBLE TV. Jack Russell talks about his life’s challenges including addiction and how it led him to shooting a woman consequently leading him to an eight year prison sentence. Jack also discusses how he first knew  that he was destined to be a rock star at the age of six and mentions a book that he is currently working on titled Dancing on the Edge.

PSYCHO BABBLE Spooktacular 2016

The Psycho Babble gang celebrates Halloween in the graveyard with Mike Preston and Justine Hartel doing a Halloween themed television comedy show when they get busted by grave digger Jeff and need to explain themselves.. there is a live satellite broadcast coming from Doctor Burnbaum’s mountain-side castle where his new “Nurse Filomena” and Igor are with him and helping to create the new comedian for the new world Hackenstein. There are also special guest appearances from attendees of the 2016 Chicago Ghost conference who share their passions for things like postmortem photography and writing about their dark  murderous family secrets. Watch a live performance by master illusionist Ron Fitzgerald as well as a short comedy routine with Hackenstein after he comes back at the castle.

Cast & Crew
Dave Vandam
Dan Brennan
James Hogan
Jeff Seda
Jessica Edwards
Jimmy McHugh
Joe Baker
Justine Hartel
Laura Fogelson
Mike Preston
Rey Gonzalez
Tim Baker

Jeff Mudgett – October 2016

Justine Hartel, of PSYCHO BABBLE TV, interviews the author of BLOODSTAINS Jeff Mudgett at the Chicago Ghost Conference at Willowbrook Ballroom. As an adult it was revealed to Jeff and his family that he is the great grandson of the infamous murderer and serial killer H.H. Holmes. The book Bloodstains is his story based on how this has affected him and what he has learned since finding this information out.

Chicago Ghost Conference 2016

Justine from PSYCHO BABBLE TV visits with some of the dignitaries at the Willowbrook Ballroom including Ursula Bielski author of the book Haunted Bachelors Grove, paranormal investigator Ian Xavier, The Paranormal MD Mary Mashall from Into The Woods (documentary), author of the children’s book Breakfast With Bigfoot Amelie Cotter and psychic Joe Who.

Louise Harrison at Beatlefest in Chicago 2016

Louise Harrison takes a few minutes to talk with Mike Preston from PSYCHO BABBLE TV about her book My Kid Brother’s Band The Beatles and recalls what it was like trying to spread the word about the band back before they became popular.

Episode 396 Louise Harrison, Mistress Mr. Junior and Raven Gemini

Justine Hartel and Mike Preston talk about theater, theatrical education, acting and the performing arts and then Mistress Mr Junior does a live dance performance on the show. Mike Preston talks with Louise Harrison at Beatlefest 2016 in Chicago, Illinois USA. Raven Gemini talks about the burlesque Rollin Outta Here Naked produced by Vaudezilla which is a burlesque parody of The Big Lebowski. There is also a guest phone call from Ace Frehley.

Cast & Crew
Mike Preston
Justine Hartel
Mistress Mr. Junior
Raven Gemini
Tim Baker
Mike Heuel
Jimmy Perrino
James Hogan
Mark Bianchi

Episode 395 Carmine Appice, Dick Richardson and Ayla

Mike Preston and Ayla start off the show talking about learning from history and bring up topics like society, politics and religion over the centuries. Mike talks with Carmine Appice about his time with the Rod Stewart band and book Stick It My Life of Sex Drums and Rock N Roll. Independent presidential candidate Dick Richardson visits the show and claims that Elvis Presley is alive and a member of the Taliban. Evil Dave calls in on the phone and reads his top ten list “Little Known Facts About the Trump Family”. Dr Burnbaum shows up too and asks to be Dick Richardson’s surgeon general.

Cast & Crew
Mike Preston
Justine Hartel
Tim Baker
Dave Vandam
Jimmy McHugh
James Hogan
Mike Heuel
Jimmi Perrino

Vinny Appice 2016

Mike Preston of Psycho Babble TV sits down with rock drummer Vinny Appice (Dio, Derringer, Black Sabbath) to talk about family, debauchery and music. Vinny talks about a dry ice incident and resulting injury during a live stage show. They also talk briefly about book writing and upcoming tour plans.

Carmine Appice 2016

Mike Preston talks with rock drummer Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, Beck, Bogert & Appice and Rod Stewart) which you can read all about in Carmine’s book Stick it My Life of Sex, Drums and Rock N Roll. Carmine Appice talks about being influence and inspired by Gene Krupa and drumming with Vanilla Fudge. Carmine’s advice to a new drummer is to start a wedding band because of the difficulty level of starting a new band and the struggle of getting paid in the music industry these days.

Ace calls PSYCHO BABBLE

Mike Preston of Psychobabble TV talks with Ace Frehley on the celebrity hotline while live on the air in the studio. He mentions having a new album of cover songs with Paul Stanley. Mike recommends Dobie Maxwell’s book Monkey in the Middle while Dobie listens in to the call with Dr. Burnbaum on the couch. Ace tells some jokes for the show from his comedy routine.