July 2nd, 2020 | 14 mins 13 secs
indy wrestling, laura loveless, locker room, me too movement, pro wrestling, sexual assault, speaking out, women's wrestling
After our discussion last week about having a safer locker room with Marcus Mann and Tyler Klein, Laura Loveless stuck around to tell us her awkward locker room story that was mentioned in passing during the last episode.
See Laura Loveless and others in action at www.indywrestling.us !
June 25th, 2020 | 44 mins 5 secs
#speakingout, laura loveless, lgbtq, locker room, marcus mann, me too, ryse wrestling, tyler klein, women wrestlers
In the wake of the #SpeakingOut movement, the conversation has included what wrestling companies need to do to operate a safer locker room. Ryse Wrestling has been a promotion that has been endeavoring to have a welcoming and safe locker room in it's over 3 years in existence. We talk with head booker Marcus Man, and roster members Tyler Klein and Laura Loveless about the movement, speaking out, what the company does right and what it needs to work on, as well as everyone else, moving forward.
June 19th, 2020 | 47 mins 33 secs
Drake Braddock joins us to have a conversation about his fight with depression including the "performance high" and bullying in the case of Hana Kimura.
June 11th, 2020 | 55 mins 47 secs
cleveland, devil bhudakahn, gentleman joe perry, giant eagle, indy wrestling, international wrestling cartel, iwc wrestling, jt lighnight, outlaw shows, pittsburgh
Referee Bobby Williams AKA Wrestler Robert Parker Williams talks about the Devil Bhudakahn book project and remembers some stories about the man who helped shape his wrestling and refereeing careers, announces his next project on JT Lightning and reflects on All Pro Wrestling, including a poop story regarding Sonny Landell, Joe Perry’s outlaw shows with Giant Eagle, and more stories from Pittsburgh and Cleveland wrestling over the years with surprise co-guest Glenn Spectre!
May 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
aew, david lawless, max petrunya, pro wrestling tees, shawn spears, trademark law, wwe
"The Reaper" Matt Conard joins us to discuss his ordeal with trademarks after being taken by AEW wrestler Shawn Spears and the timing around a wrestling show that may have lead to it. We also welcome "The Gavel" David LawlessAKA Max Petrunya PPC to help us walk through Trademarks, Copyrights, and how pro wrestlers can protect themselves and their characters.
May 21st, 2020 | 39 mins 11 secs
aew, all elite wrestling, international wrestling cartel, iwc, mr mayhem, pittsburgh, wardlow
Originally Recorded August 16, 2016
This week Wardlow joins us to talk about tearing through the International Wrestling Cartel, Justin LaBar and more!
May 15th, 2020 | 36 mins 33 secs
Commentator, booker, and all around swell guy, Joe Dombrowski, joins the show this week as we talk about getting the most out of the time he's had in his career, the shock of his schedule change, what wrestling could look like when we "come back" from the current world state thanks to coronavirus, and we dive into his latest project, Wrestling from the Heartland showcasing Les Thatcher's Heartland Wrestling Association and it's WWF developmental era days, the Brian Pillman Memorial and more!
May 7th, 2020 | 42 mins 36 secs
This week members of the Prospect Pro Wrestling roster Chest Flexor, Professor Ryan Dye and Zack Rayne join us to talk bout creative distractions, Sasquatch Cornhole, trademark gimmick issues, the wonderful world of skiing, and taking being a heel too far.
April 30th, 2020 | 47 mins 23 secs
pittsburgh, remote fitness, ryse wrestling, the stronghold
Drake Braddock and HoneyBadger are live from their respective bunkers as we chat about the history of the Ryse Wrestling Stronghold, Drake's home conversion for remote clients, gimmicks that were never launched, including a fascinating fleshed out Italian faction, and help develop Drake's Bunker Burn.
April 16th, 2020 | 55 mins 20 secs
#wrestlertwitterafterdark, black wednesday, covid-19, indy wrestling, layoffs, quarantine, tik tok, wwe
This week, our Quarantine Hangout returns as we welcome Calvin Couture, Ronnie Starks, BC Steele, and former NWA North American Heavyweight Champion Quinn Magnum to catch up and see how everyone is holding up. We talk about #WrestlerTwitterAfterDark, WWE talent exodus on Black Wednesday, creative new ventures in this quarantine and more!
April 8th, 2020 | 28 mins 46 secs
absolute intense wrestling, documentary, indy wrestling, international wrestling cartel, magnum ck, magnum's opus, pro wrestling, ryse wrestling
Magnum CK returns to the show to talk about his newest documentary "Magnum's Opus". We talk about what the's been up to since his in ring retirement at AIW, the transition from the "Marking Out" documentary sequal to what this has become, and some fond memories of working with Papa Shango, and Victor Benjamin over that years.
April 2nd, 2020 | 59 mins 14 secs
dungeons and dragons, elias, indy wrestling, pittsburgh, west virginia, wrestlemania, wwe
We are joined by Beastman, Tyler Klein, Justin Idol, and Ronnie Starks to talk about how they are keeping themselves occupied, original WrestleMania plans, Dungeons and Dragons, staying in shape, WWE's Elias, calls to wrestlers and a cameo by Heel Bradley!
March 26th, 2020 | 40 mins 18 secs
lewis the nerd, pittsburgh, pwx, ryse wrestling
We chat with "The Heart of Ryse Wrestling" Lewis the Nerd after his Loser Leaves Ryse match with Military Intelligence partner Drake Braddock as we talk about his introduction to wrestling, training, and growing from PWX days to Ryse Wrestling.
March 18th, 2020 | 58 mins 8 secs
coping, coronavirus, covid-19, indy wrestling, pro wrestling, ring of honor
The Rev Ron Hunt, Zeke Mercer, and eventually Dean Radford and Jordan Styles join us to discuss how they responded as the cancellations rolled in during the ramp up of the COVID-19 response, what they are doing without wrestling, how Rockstar Pro is working with their trainees without access to facilities, and we see if Zeke can finally conduct a promo.
March 13th, 2020 | 45 mins 24 secs
national wrestling alliance, nwa east, nwa north american championship, nwa tag team championship, pro wrestling xpress, pwx, ryse wrestling, tna wrestling
Paul Atlas returns to talk about the 2000's and Pittsburgh's relationship with the National Wrestling Alliance, including NWA-TNA Wrestling's impact on the system, his runs with the NWA North American Championship, the NWA Tag Team Championship , and the bad business that went into an infamous video where The Wrong Crowd decided to send the belts back in a UPS box.
February 26th, 2020 | 18 mins 53 secs
conspiracy theory, miles monroe, mothman, prospect pro wrestling, wwe
"The Conspiracy" Miles Monroe joins us to chat about his young career as he's getting started in the pro wrestling business, his inspirations in wrestling and persona, and his surprising background in music!