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To: pennyangel who started this subject9/16/2001 8:59:55 PM
From: pennyangel
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RASC had news out on the tragic Tuesday Morning. This was the news for those of you who did not see it:

Rascals International Inc. Appoints GTH Capital, Inc. as Corporate Advisors

Business Editors

WEST ORANGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 11, 2001--Rascals
International, Inc. (OTC: RASC) announced today that it has appointed
New York based GTH Capital, Inc. as its corporate advisors.
This relationship will provide the company with the necessary
corporate building blocks to further grow the Rascals' chain.
Ed Rodriquez, Chairman & CEO of Rascals International, Inc.
stated: "We believe that GTH Capital's experience in the entertainment
industry and knowledge of the capital markets will assist us in
fulfilling our expansion goals, particularly within the hotel
industry."
Glenn Bierman, Executive Vice President of GTH Capital, Inc.
stated "We look forward to the opportunity of working with Rascals.
The Company has excellent growth potential and a well-experienced
management team that will help them execute their business plan."
Rascals Comedy Clubs originated in October of 1983 when it opened
its first Comedy Club Restaurant in West Orange, New Jersey. Rascals
has earned a reputation and industry recognition as one of America's
premier comedy club chains.
Rascals International operates comedy clubs in Ocean Township and
West Orange, New Jersey and is opening new clubs in the Crowne Plaza
Hotel Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, the Sheraton Springfield at Monarch
Place, Springfield, MA and West Chester, PA. The Company also owns a
video library of nearly 400 hours of top name comedians. The Company
is headquartered in West Orange, New Jersey and is located on the Web
at www.Rascalscomedyclub.com.

Certain statements in this press release, other than historical
information, may be considered forward looking statements, within the
meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and is subject to various risks,
uncertainties, and assumptions. Should one or more of these risks or
uncertainties materialize, or should underling assumptions prove
incorrect, actual results may differ from those anticipated,
estimated, or expected. Among the key factors that may have a direct
bearing on Rascals International Inc.'s operating results,
performance, or financial conditions are its ability to implement its
growth strategies, national, regional, and local economic conditions
affecting the comedy club restaurant industry, negative publicity, and
fluctuations in quarterly results of operations, including
seasonality, government regulations, weather, commodity and labor
costs.

--30--rlg/ny*

CONTACT: Rascals International, Inc., West Orange
Ed Rodriguez, 973/243-8000
Fax: 973/243-8088
ed@Rascalscomedyclub.com

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To: pennyangel who started this subject9/16/2001 9:01:14 PM
From: pennyangel
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Article on RASC:

arizonarepublic.com

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To: pennyangel who started this subject9/25/2001 9:09:21 PM
From: pennyangel
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RASC overview and Due Diligence:

Rascals International, Inc.
Comedy Club Restaurants
Corporate Overview and pertinent links
(OTC symbol = RASC)

1) Resourceful Comedy Club Restaurant: Rascals Comedy Club Restaurants provide an evening of entertainment and dinner at a price that is competitive with the cost of a movie and dinner. Due to the limited décor and kitchen requirements, a Rascals Comedy Club Restaurant can be constructed for half the cost of an Applebee’s, Ruby Tuesday’s or other similar restaurant. This exceptional return on an investment is further enhanced by the extended hours of operation and the revenue generated by the sale of show tickets and food and beverage service in the showroom. Every dollar of capital invested yields over three dollars in annual sales.

The comedy industry has no age, ethnic, or socio-economic barriers. The clientele age ranges from 18-80 and regardless of your status you are always a potential customer. This makes the comedy club restaurant industry an endless opportunity for new and repeat customers. The key market drivers are the following factors for the increased interest in comedy club restaurants:

< Increased frequency of eating out combined with entertainment;
< The comedy business is once again flourishing with both new acts and established acts performing the circuit;
< Comedy club restaurants are an excellent date location providing both dining and entertainment
< The comedy club restaurant dinner and live show is price competitive with dinner and a movie;
< Shopping malls are willing to provide premier space for entertainment concepts at discounted rates; and,
< Hotel food and beverage operations need a competitive edge over the Applebee’s, Ruby Tuesday’s and other restaurants pulling guests out of the hotel for dinner.

2) Rapid Growth Hotel Joint Venture Strategy: Rascals has strengthened its comedy club restaurant business advantage by forming joint ventures with national hotel chain properties such as Holiday Inns, Sheratons, Ramada Inns and Crowne Plaza Hotels to:

< Accelerate its national expansion;
< Minimize its operating expenses by reducing its investment, and staffing requirements;
< Increase seating capacity for headliner act nights with the hotels grand ballroom facilities; and,
< Cross marketing groups and other promotional events with the hotels existing sales and marketing group.

At selected hotels, Rascals operates a comedy club five nights a week with two shows on Friday and Saturday and assumes responsibility for its profit and loss. In exchange for rent, the hotel provides the food and beverage service in the showroom and the pre-show and late supper dinners. The hotel contributes the premium on showroom food and beverage prices to defray the cost of the sales and marketing program.

Rascals Comedy Club joint venture provides the hotel with:

< Significantly increased food and beverage revenues with little or no capital investment;
< "Live" comedy entertainment, which is a flexible and dependable marketing tool that stimulates promotional events, parties, meetings, and conventions to all age, ethnic and income groups;
< Major marquee entertainers economically and profitably to stimulate revenue and interest in the hotel;
< The opportunity to offer an evening of good food and live entertainment for mixed aged groups at the cost of a dinner and a movie;
< Significant additional sales promotional opportunities for dinner and show specials, room and entertainment specials; and,
< A distinct competitive advantage in its local market.

3) Comedy Club Roll-up Rascals International, Inc. is the only publicly traded comedy club chain giving it the enviable position of being able to acquire existing comedy club operations for stock and where appropriate, retain existing management to continue the successful operation of the unit.

4) Development Strategy The Company's objective is to be the premier and largest chain of comedy club restaurants in the country. Through strategic mergers, acquisitions, hotel joint ventures, franchising, and the creation of new comedy club restaurants, the Company plans to have 150+ units within five years. Industry observers now see the potential for 1200 units, or a $2 billion market in the United States.
Now that the Company has established its prototype comedy club restaurant, hotel joint venture strategy and a public market for its stock, it is focusing its attention on:

< A national chain of 120+ hotel joint venture units or a total of 150+ combined;
< Rolling up existing comedy clubs that are compatible with its operations;
< Developing marketing opportunities for its library of “before they were famous tapes”; and,
< Establishing long-term comedy talent entertainment agreements.

The simple operating format of the comedy club restaurant and its hotel joint venture strategy enhances the Company’s ability to attain rapid growth. This unit expansion will strengthen the Company’s ability to negotiate long term and profitable talent agreements with comedians that will add to the profitability of the franchised operations of the Company.

5) Other Mega Opportunities - Comedy Library Over the years, Rascals has featured such famed comedy stars as Jay Leno, Billy Crystal, Eddie Murphy, Andrew Dice Clay, Jerry Seinfeld, Paul Reiser, Tim Allen, Rosie O’Donnell, Chris Rock and many other well-known comedic entertainers. In 1984, the Company started taping its performers and it owns a 50% interest in the library. The Company produced the show and the taped broadcasts were shown on many of the cable networks throughout the New Jersey metropolitan area. The show consisted of three to four comics, a comic host and a band. The Company continued to tape the show until 1992. During the nine years of filming, the Company accumulated a library of 400 hours of stand-up comedy. The Company is currently in the process of buying the remaining 50 % interest in the library. Plans for a home video series tentatively titled “Before they were Famous” is in the works. The Company will use its premier comedy club chain market position to tape additional comedy shows to enhance the value of its library. In addition, the Company has scheduled an Internet comedy pay per view special. The Internet site is http//www.rascalscomedyclub.com

6) Management and Directors:
Edward Rodriguez- President, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman. Mr. Rodriguez has since 1996 served as president of Lancaster Consultants Inc., a company involved in financial management and consulting. From 1992 through 1995 he worked for Prudential Securities. Mr. Rodriguez became associated with Rascals in 1998.

Gary Marks – Director. Mr. Marks is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Cybertel. Prior to Cybertel, Mr. Marks held senior positions at Conner Peripherals, SyQuest and Western Digital. Mr. Marks holds an MBA in Finance and a BBA in Business Management and Statistical Analysis.

Michael Margolies – Director. Mr. Margolies Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Transportation Systems, Inc., a diversified group of transportation-related businesses, from its creation in 1975 until its sale, for $43 million, in 1998.

Ken Brice, Chief Financial Officer, is an accomplished financial executive with 25 years of as a chief financial officer and business executive in both private and public companies including, CFO of Digital Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded Professional Employer Organization; Group Controller of ADP’s payroll business; Corporate Controller of Interim Services, the nation’s 4th largest temporary help company.

Andrew J. Whelan, Vice President Development is a seasoned entrepreneur and financial executive. Mr. Whelan was a founding director of Show Pizza Place, now Chuck-e-Cheese, Chief Financial Officer of Brock Hotels, the largest franchisee of Holiday Inns and Marriott’s Vice President of Finance and Administration of its Architectural and Construction Division.

7) Financial: Rapid revenue and EPS growth should occur, especially as the growth of the Hotel Joint Ventures accelerates.
On a pro forma basis, the Company projects revenue escalation from $4 million in 2001 to $126 million in 2006, EPS tracking from breakeven in 2001 to $.50 in 2006.
A premium P/E is supported by:
< Exceptionally good economics of its Comedy Club Restaurants at the unit level;
< The accelerated growth potential of the Company’s Hotel Joint Venture program; and,
< The mega potential revenue bonanza from the Company’s market position and the sale and or rental of the Comedy Library.

The Company’s equity capitalization is small with 15 million shares outstanding and only 5 million shares in the float.

Buyout potential is clearly present.

Contact: Edward Rodriguez, President, 412 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052 Telephone: 973-243-8000, ed@Rascalscomedyclub.com

Company Information

Shares outstanding: 15,827,422
Shares in the “float” 2,000,000 (approx)

Address:
412 Pleasant Valley Way
Suite 203
West Orange
NJ 07052
USA
Phone: 973-243-8000

Company Website: rascalscomedyclub.com

Officers:
Ed Rodriguez, Pres. & CEO

Dividends: None

State of Incorporation: DE

Transfer Agents:
Interwest Transfer Co., Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117

Due Diligence Links:

RASC Current quote

pinksheets.com

RASC Press releases

pinksheets.com

RASC SEC Filings
freeedgar.com

Sites/Message Boards that feature RASC

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To: pennyangel who started this subject10/2/2001 9:49:51 AM
From: pennyangel
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Rascals International Inc. to Premier the Rascals Comedy Hour on iN DEMAND
Pay-Per-View


Business Editors

WEST ORANGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2001--Rascals
International, Inc. (OTC: RASC) announced today that the Rascals
Comedy Hour is scheduled to premiere on November 10, on iN DEMAND
pay-per-view.
Ed Rodriquez, Chairman & CEO of Rascals International, Inc. stated
"We are extremely pleased that we are going to have such a large
audience approximately (35 million homes) for our first pay per view.
Joing with such a great name like iN Demand for our first is very
exciting. We look forward to working with iN Demand for future shows
from our library."
Rascals Comedy Clubs originated in October of 1983 when it opened
its first Comedy Club Restaurant in West Orange, New Jersey. Rascals
has earned a reputation and industry recognition as a one of America's
premier comedy club chains.
Rascals International operates comedy clubs in Ocean Township and
West Orange, New Jersey and is opening new clubs in the Crowne Plaza
Hotel Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, the Sheraton Springfield at Monarch
(BSNS WIRE) Rascals International Inc. to Premier the Rascals Comedy Hour o
Rascals International Inc. to Premier the Rascals Comedy Hour on iN DEMAND
Pay-Per-View


Business Editors

WEST ORANGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2001--Rascals
International, Inc. (OTC: RASC) announced today that the Rascals
Comedy Hour is scheduled to premiere on November 10, on iN DEMAND
pay-per-view.
Ed Rodriquez, Chairman & CEO of Rascals International, Inc. stated
"We are extremely pleased that we are going to have such a large
audience approximately (35 million homes) for our first pay per view.
Joing with such a great name like iN Demand for our first is very
exciting. We look forward to working with iN Demand for future shows
from our library."
Rascals Comedy Clubs originated in October of 1983 when it opened
its first Comedy Club Restaurant in West Orange, New Jersey. Rascals
has earned a reputation and industry recognition as a one of America's
premier comedy club chains.
Rascals International operates comedy clubs in Ocean Township and
West Orange, New Jersey and is opening new clubs in the Crowne Plaza
Hotel Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, the Sheraton Springfield at Monarch
Place, Springfield, MA and West Chester, PA. The Company also owns a
video library of nearly 400 hours of top name comedians. The Company
is headquartered in West Orange, New Jersey and located on the Web at
www.Rascalscomedyclub.com.

Certain statements in this press release, other than historical
information, may be considered forward looking statements, within the
meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and is subject to various risks,
uncertainties and assumptions. Should one or more of these risks or
uncertainties materialize, or should underling assumptions prove
incorrect, actual results may differ from those anticipated, estimated
or expected. Among the key factors that may have a direct bearing on
Rascals International Inc.'s operating results, performance or
financial conditions are its ability to implement its growth
strategies, national, regional and local economic conditions affecting
the comedy club restaurant industry, negative publicity, fluctuations
in quarterly results of operations, including seasonality, government
regulations, weather, commodity and labor costs.

--30--mw/ny*

CONTACT: Rascals International, Inc., West Orange
Ed Rodriguez, Phone: 973/243-8000
Fax: 973-243-8088
ed@Rascalscomedyclub.com

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To: pennyangel who started this subject10/5/2001 12:45:15 PM
From: pennyangel
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RASC=20 year old company with $5 million + in Revs trading at $1.5 million market cap. Unheard of! Filed 10SB 30 days ago, Soon to be relisted on OTCBB. 15 million shares outstanding and 2 million in the float. Rascals Comedy Hour to be featured on Pay-per-View next month.

indemand.com

This company is not a $.02 trade opportunity, it is a 10x your investment opportunity. Please look at the DD on the Rasc site and call Ed Rodriquez (CEO) for more info. 973-243-8000

penny

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To: pennyangel who started this subject10/25/2001 9:52:22 AM
From: pennyangel
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F2 Broadcast and Rascals International Announce Merger Plans


Business & High-Tech Editors

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct.24, 2001--F2 Broadcast
Network Inc (OTCBB:FTWB - news), a fully reporting company, announced
today a planned merger with Rascals International (OTC: RASC) of West
Orange, New Jersey.
"We are extremely excited about the opportunity that this merger
offers our shareholders. With the 4.5 million in revenue that Rascals
generates, in addition to our own creates a company with projected
revenues of over 7 million, and the single most valuable comedy
library consisting of over 400 hours of top name comedians. Rascals
was founded in 1983 and provides significantly more exposure and
content than our previous comedy club relationship." said, Howard
Stern CEO of F2 Broadcast.
"F2 Broadcast's expertise in video streaming in addition to their
Proprietary Digital Content Manager Software (DCMS) will provide the
technology to take our new company to the next level. ", said Ed
Rodriguez, CEO of Rascals International.

About Rascals International

Rascals International operates comedy clubs in Ocean Township and
West Orange, New Jersey and is opening new clubs in the Crowne Plaza
Hotel Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, the Sheraton Springfield at Monarch
Place, Springfield, MA and West Chester, PA. The Company also owns a
video library of nearly 400 hours of top name comedians. The Company
is headquartered in West Orange, New Jersey and located on the Web at
www.Rascalscomedyclub.com

About F2 Broadcast

F2 Broadcast Network is a provider of Internet video production
services specializing in the creation of turnkey solutions for live,
on demand, and archived convergent media. F2 Broadcast delivers
content via both high-speed Internet access and satellite uplink. With
satellite downlink facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, F2 Broadcast
is uniquely positioned to successfully produce and stream content from
any location and deliver it to the World Wide Web. F2 Broadcast
Network is the Internet Video Production Partner of PGA TOUR.com and
their work can be seen at pgatour.com.

Note: Certain statements herein that are not historical are
forward-looking statements, which involve risks and uncertainties.
Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the
forward-looking statements and the assumptions upon which the
forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, it can give no
assurances that such expectations and assumptions will prove to have
been correct. See the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-QSB/A1 for
the period ended September 30, 1999 and its Forms 8-K reporting events
occurring on December 20, 2000 and January 5, 2001, for additional
statements concerning important factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from the Company's expectations,
including factors related to the Company's financial condition and the
uncertainty of its ability to satisfy its operating expenses until
revenues from the sale of certain assets, or from any other source or
sources, become available.

For Information, or a complete F2 Broadcast Media Kit please
contact: F2 Broadcast, 954/736-1800 ask for Robert Fuchs or Howard
Stern.

--30--db/ny*

CONTACT: Rascals International, Inc., West Orange
Ed Rodriguez, 973/243-8000
Fax: 973-243-8088
Rascalscomedyclub.com

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To: pennyangel who started this subject11/8/2001 11:43:35 AM
From: pennyangel
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Rascals International Inc. Opens 2 Hotel Comedy Clubs


Business Editors

WEST ORANGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2001--Rascals
International, Inc. (OTC: RASC) announced today that Rascals Comedy
clubs have opened 2 locations, one in Phoenix and the other in
Springfield Mass.
Ed Rodriquez, Chairman & CEO of Rascals International, Inc.
stated: "We are extremely pleased with the grand opening of both
locations. We have had a great response from the hotel industry and
are in talks with numerous hotel franchises to build a Rascals comedy
club. We anticipate 12 openings in the next 12 months from existing
agreements and sites in development."
"We are also extremely pleased that we are going to have such a
large audience this weekend, November 10, with approximately (35
million homes) for our first pay-per-view. Joining with such a great
name like iN Demand for our first pay-per-view is very exciting. We
look forward to working with iN Demand for future shows from our
library."
Rascals Comedy Clubs originated in October of 1983 when it opened
its first Comedy Club Restaurant in West Orange, New Jersey. Rascals
has earned a reputation and industry recognition as a one of America's
premier comedy club chains.
Rascals International operates comedy clubs in Ocean Township and,
West Orange, New Jersey, Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown Phoenix,
Arizona, and the Sheraton Springfield at Monarch Place, Springfield,
MA. The Company also owns a video library of nearly 400 hours of top
name comedians. The Company is headquartered in West Orange, New
Jersey and located on the Web at www.Rascalscomedyclub.com.
Certain statements in this press release, other than historical
information, may be considered forward looking statements, within the
meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and is subject to various risks,
uncertainties and assumptions. Should one or more of these risks or
uncertainties materialize, or should underling assumptions prove
incorrect, actual results may differ from those anticipated, estimated
or expected. Among the key factors that may have a direct bearing on
Rascals International Inc.'s operating results, performance or
financial conditions are its ability to implement its growth
strategies, national, regional and local economic conditions affecting
the comedy club restaurant industry, negative publicity, fluctuations
in quarterly results of operations, including seasonality, government
regulations, weather, commodity and labor costs.

--30--ad/ny*

CONTACT: Rascals International, Inc., West Orange
Ed Rodriguez, 973/243-8000
Fax: 973/243-8088
ed@Rascalscomedyclub.com

KEYWORD: NEW JERSEY
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BANKING INSURANCE SOFTWARE
SOURCE: Rascals International, Inc.

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To: pennyangel who started this subject11/15/2001 9:26:16 AM
From: pennyangel
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More RASC exposure! I found this on Microsoft's Windows Media.com site. It's clips from RASC with John Mulrooney. It has a commercial before the clip, which should mean revenue to RASC. It also has a pop-up to RASC's site. This should be tremendous exposure. Take a look and give me your feedback!

windowsmedia.com

penny

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To: pennyangel who wrote (22)11/21/2001 9:48:25 PM
From: MakeMoney
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To EVERYONE!! I just wanted to stop by to say that i truly do believe that we most definitely have a real WINNER (MONEY MAKER) here with RASC - ABSOLUTELY!! i presently own seventy thousand (70,000) shares of RASC stock (just started buying about a week ago). however - i plan to own at least three hundred thousand (300,000) shares of RASC stock by the end of the year and maybe (hopefully) a whole lot more then that. Yes - i honestly do believe that this company is going to be HUGE - people - VERY HUGE!! take care.

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To: pennyangel who started this subject11/27/2001 11:26:35 PM
From: pennyangel
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Rascals Comedy Hour #2 scheduled for PayperView in January. Check out the schedule:

indemand.com

pennyangel

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