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Current Podcasts Last Comic Standing
The Celebrity Apprentice
Past Podcasts The Mole 15 Year Anniversary Special
Guest Appearances Survivor Voicemails
The Price is Right
The 8 Seasons You SHOULD Rewatch This Summer
Picking the Pre-Merge Episodes of a Perfect Season
Big Brother Episdoe Recaps
Big Brother Think Tank
The Amazing Race

Post Show Recaps

Current Podcasts Once Upon a Time
Orphan Black
Past Podcasts Emmy Awards
Wayward Pines
Mad Men
Parks and Recreation
LOST Lives
Silicon Valley
The Wire Retrospective
Pitch Perfect 2
The Last Man on Earth
Roast of Justin Beiber
The Office 10th Anniversary
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Girls/Broad City
Black Mirror
Guest Appearances Saturday Night Live
Better Call Saul
Orange is the New Black
Mr. Robot
Most Shows Recapped

Reality TV RHAP-Ups

Current Podcasts Top Chef
RuPaul's Drag Race
Past Podcasts Mr. and Miss Survivor Reactions
Cambodia Campaigns
Shark Tank
Guest Appearances Reality TV RHAPpy Hour
The Amazing Race Canada
The Amazing Race Australia
Are You the One?

Mike Bloom is a podcaster in the RHAP community.


According to Bloom's bio on Post Show Recaps[1]: "Mike Bloom is a Manhattanite and a podcaster for various shows on Rob Has a Podcast and Post Show Recaps, along with the long-running Survivor Historians podcast. He was voted "Most Likely to Be a Hufflepuff" by every person he's ever met. Mike also once tried to emulate a hip hop dancer in a Wendy's commercial. Twitter: @AMikeBloomType."

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Bloom has appeared on the voicemails segment of the recap podcasts during Cagayan,[2] San Juan Del Sur,[3] Worlds Apart,[4] Cambodia,[5] Kaoh Rong,[6] two podcasts during Millennials vs. Gen X,[7][8] and Game Changers.[9] He has also appeared on the offseason podcasts "The 8 Seasons You SHOULD Rewatch This Summer" in July 2014, "Picking the Pre-Merge Episodes of a Perfect Season" in July 2015, a live recap after the primetime Survivor edition of The Price is Right,[10] Ranking Survivor’s Most Iconic 6-Person Tribes in summer 2016, and Survivor’s 20 Most Famous Last Words in February 2017. Bloom filled in for Rob Cesternino on "Why ____ Lost" after episode 3 of Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X.[11]

Last Comic Standing[]

Bloom is the cohost of the Last Comic Standing podcast with Rob Cesternino, which has so far covered seasons 8 & 9 of the NBC reality show.

Celebrity Apprentice[]

Bloom became cohost of coverage of The Celebrity Apprentice starting with the 2015 edition.

Big Brother[]

Bloom has appeared on the Big Brother Canada 3 cast preview,[12]; the "Big Brother Think Tank" podcast with Rob Cesternino, Spencer Clawson, and Ian Terry[13]; and podcasts covering the 35th episode of Big Brother 16[14], the third week of Big Brother Canada 4[15], and the 29th episode of Big Brother 18[16]. He also guest hosted a Big Brother Canada 3 podcast in lieu of Cesternino attending New Media Expo.[17]

The Amazing Race[]

Bloom filled in for Cesternino during episode 4 of The Amazing Race 26[18], episode 8 of The Amazing Race 27[19], and episode 8 of The Amazing Race 28.[20]

Other Shows[]

Bloom and Cesternino did a retrospective on the reality TV series The Mole, which had recently had the fifteenth anniversary of its first season premiere.[21] He appeared on a segment during RHAPpy Holidays 2016 where he talked about Survivor-themed holiday recipes and decorations.[22]

Post Show Recaps[]

Bloom a co-host of many shows on Post Show Recaps, both past and present. He has covered a number of other shows non-episodically in a series of "one time" podcasts, including: the television special Grease Live,[23] The Wire on the anniversary of the entire series being released on Blu-Ray,[24] the film Pitch Perfect 2,[25] The Last Man on Earth, Silicon Valley, the Fast and the Furious franchise, the Comedy Central roast of Justin Beiber,[26] The Office on the anniversary of its premiere,[27], Community, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Girls, Broad City, Black Mirror, and Gracepoint. He was also one of the co-hosts of "LOST Lives", a LOST retrospective series, with Josh Wigler, Antonio Mazzaro, AJ Mass, and Jo Garfein. Bloom appeared on "Most Shows Recapped" covering the Netflix series Master of None, both the nineteenth season of South Park and NBC's The Wiz Live[28], and a slew of currently-airing comedies in the omnibus "Mike Bloom's Comedy Room."[29]

Bloom has filled in on several episodes of the Fargo podcast, the Amy Adams[30], Elizabeth Banks[31], Jonah Hill[32], and Julia Louis-Dreyfus[33] episodes of the Saturday Night Live podcast, one episode of the Better Call Saul podcast,[34], and two episodes of the Mr. Robot podcast.[35][36]

Current Shows[]

Past Shows[]

Reality TV RHAP-Ups[]

Bloom has hosted RHAP-related content through Reality TV RHAP-Ups, including Miss Survivor 2015 and Mr. Survivor 2015 reaction shows with Jessica Liese and Haley Strong[37][38] and podcasts covering the various campaigns for Survivor: Cambodia leading up to the vote reveal with Jessica Liese and Akiva Wienerkur.[39][40] He is also one of the co-hosts of the Top Chef roundtable, a recurring podcast that covers seasons 12 and 13 of Top Chef with Josh Wigler, Antonio Mazzaro, and Curt Clark. Beginning in 2016, Bloom began to podcast about the ABC reality show Shark Tank with Jasmeet Sidhu, as well as the LOGO show RuPaul's Drag Race with Ali Lasher and Brent Wolgamott.

Bloom has appeared on the Reality TV RHAPpy Hour to talk the week before the finale of Big Brother 17[41], episode 6 of Survivor: Cambodia,[42] a series retrospective of American Idol,[43] a recap of the 1997 film Batman and Robin,[44] and an analysis of every post-Super Bowl TV episode with Akiva Wienerkur.[45] He guest hosted the RHAPpy hour in lieu of Jordan Parhar's absence, ranking the Top 10 Big Brother Canada players with the RHAP live feed correspondents.[46] He also dually recapped episode 5 of The Amazing Race Canada 2 and the premiere of The Amazing Race Australia 3[47] and filled in during episodes 3 and 4 of The Amazing Race Canada 3 podcast with Dan Heaton.[48][49] He also did a cumulative ranking of the first 27 seasons of The Amazing Race in February 2016 with Jessica Liese and Dan Heaton.[50] Bloom appeared with his wife Angela on the finale podcast of Are You The One? 's fourth season.[51]

RHAP B&B: A Survivor Fun & Games Podcast[]

For Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers, Mike began the RHAP B&B podcast for Reality TV RHAP-ups with his RuPaul's Drag Race RHAPup co-host Liana Boraas.[52]

Other Information[]

  • Bloom is one of the co-hosts of the Survivor Historians podcast.
  • Bloom performed the parody songs "The 12 Days of Kaoh Rang" on RHAPpy Holidays 2015 and the "RHAP Hanukkah Song" on RHAPpy Holidays 2016.
  • As of April 5, 2016, Bloom has done 40 podcasts with Rob Cesternino.[53]


  1. Mike Bloom's bio on Post Show Recaps
  2. Sophie Clarke on the Wisdom of Big Moves
  3. Coach Recaps San Juan Del Sur Episode 5
  4. Sophie Clarke Recaps Worlds Apart Episode 8
  5. Survivor Cambodia Episode 13 Voicemail with Mike Bloom
  6. Survivor 32 Episode 12 Voicemail with Mike Bloom
  7. Survivor 33 Pre-Season Feedback Show with Mike Bloom
  8. Survivor 33, Episode 12 Recap with Mike Bloom
  9. Survivor 34 Episode 13 Feedback Show | Mike Bloom
  10. The Price is Right | Survivor Edition
  11. [ Why ______ Lost Survivor with David Bloomberg | Ep #3, Season 33]
  12. BBCAN3 Season Preview and Cast Assessment
  13. Big Brother Think Tank
  14. The Clock Strikes 0 in our BB16 Episode 35 Recap
  15. Big Brother Canada 4 Friday Recap | March 18th
  16. Big Brother 18 | Sunday August 21st Recap Show
  17. Big Brother Canada 2015: HOH, POV and Live Feeds
  18. Amazing Race 2015: Episode 4 Season 26 Recap | Bangkok
  19. The Amazing Race 27 Recap | Episode 8 Krakow, I’m Gonna Get You
  20. Amazing Race 28 Episode 8 Recap | I Have a Wedgie and a Half
  21. The Mole 15 Year Anniversary Special with Mike Bloom
  22. RHAPPY HOLIDAYS 2016: Our 5th Annual RHAP Holiday Special
  23. Grease Live | A Not-So-Live Recap Podcast
  24. The Wire | Series Retrospective
  25. Pitch Perfect 2 | Recap Podcast
  26. The Roast of Justin Bieber Recap
  27. The Office | 10 Year Anniversary Podcast
  28. South Park | Most Shows Recapped Ep 11
  29. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt + More In Mike Bloom’s Comedy Room | Most Shows Recapped Ep. 27
  30. SNL Recap: Amy Adams Hosts on December 20, 2014
  31. SNL 2015 Recap SUNDAY 7e/4p | Elizabeth Banks Hosting Saturday Night Nov 14
  32. Jonah Hill Hosting Recap | SNL 2016
  33. Julia Louis-Dreyfus Hosting Recap | SNL 2016 LIVE
  34. Better Call Saul Season 1 Episode 6 Recap | Five-O Review
  35. Mr. Robot | Season 2 Episode 6 Recap
  36. Mr. Robot | Season 2 Episode 7 Recap
  37. Ms Survivor Debate Reaction Show
  38. Mr. Survivor Debate Reaction Show
  39. Survivor Second Chances Campaign Roundtable – Part 1
  40. Survivor Second Chances Campaign Roundtable – Part 2
  41. Big Brother RHAPpy Hour 13 | Mike Bloom talks BB17
  42. RHAPpy Hour 21 Survivor | Guest MIKE BLOOM
  43. American Idol Series Retrospective with Mike Bloom
  44. RHAPpy Hour | Batman and Robin (1997) Recap
  45. RHAPpy Hour | Recapping Every Post Super Bowl Show Ever
  46. RHAPpy Hour 37 | Top 10 Big Brother Canada Players
  47. Amazing Race Canada 2014 E05 & Australia v NZ E01
  48. The Amazing Race Canada 3 | Episode 3 Recap
  49. The Amazing Race Canada 3 | Episode 4 Recap
  50. Amazing Race | Ranking the Seasons
  51. MTV Reality RHAPup | Are You The One 4 Finale Recap
  53. "Who Podcasts the Most with Rob Cesternino?" Infographic

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