Indies

Chats with indie stars of yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

IN THE ROOM with Cory Kastle

1IN THE ROOM this week welcomes independent wrestling star Cory Kastle. Check it out as Kastle – whose accomplishments include film, stand-up comedy, and, of course, pro wrestling – gives his thoughts on his own career and what he’d like to accomplish. In particular, Cory talks about his own health situation (and the miracle of it); his own philosophies on life and wrestling; life in ECWA, CZW, and Delaware wrestling; and how he is able to draw upon his own frustrations when he’s in the ring. Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald talk about Cody Rhodes’ release and WWE Extreme Rules, and take calls for two full hours. All that, plus so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Rick Feinberg (CZW, Rasslin Rock Radio)

1IN THE ROOM this week welcomes former CZW wrestler – and the star of Rasslin Rock Radio – Rick Feinberg. What are Rick’s thoughts on his brief in-ring career and the opportunity to famously portray Rob Feinstein in a negative light? Plus, Rick talks about wrestlers dying too young, his close friendship with Cory Kastle, how his career videotaping wrestling shows came about, and the origins of his hugely successful Rasslin Rock Radio program. In addition, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW wrestler The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald talk WWE Extreme Rules this Sunday, discuss some of the highlights (and lowlights) of Raw, and take phone calls for two full hours. All that, plus so … much … more. Thanks, as always, for the support!

IN THE ROOM with “The Greek God” Papadon

1IN THE ROOM this week proudly welcomes “The Greek God” Papadon back to the podcast heading into this Saturday’s 20th annual ECWA Super 8 tournament. What are Papadon’s thoughts on making history this Saturday, why he has yet to catch on with WWE, and continually “stealing the show” with his matches? Plus, Papadon talks about all of the other Super 8 competitors, ECWA’s current roster, and a lot of the other projects he has going on. In particular, he talks about his work in the upcoming film Church. Check out the movie’s kickstarter and donate now! Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, The Stro (WCW’s Maestro), Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald talk Kathie’s experience in the ECW Arena for the convention this past Saturday, Stro’s time in Las Vegas with the Cauliflower Alley Club, WWE Payback, and strip clubs. Plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with former WWE Referee Wes Adams

1Former independent wrestler and WWE referee WES Adams steps IN THE ROOM this week to talk about his career with WWE, switch from Smackdown to ECW, strange firing, and working today as a promoter in Mississippi. Check out the podcast for Wes’ thoughts on “settling” to become a ref; officiating matches for some of the biggest names in wrestling; his time in developmental versus today’s NXT brand; today’s concussion protocol and how it could have saved his job back then; and lots more. Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks is joined by Kathie Fitzpatrick, Derrick McDonald, and guest co-host Dean Dixon (HIAC Talk Radio) as they run down TNA Impact’s new home, the Bullet Club and other tag teams, the late Balls Mahoney, former WWE stars seeking greener pastures on the indies, and some independent wrestling to boot. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more. Thanks, as always for the support! The Stro (WCW’s Maestro), who is on location at the Cauliflower Alley Club Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, will be back next week!

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IN THE ROOM with 93.7 WSTW’s Brian Soscia

logoIN THE ROOM this week welcomes 93.7 WSTW’s Brian Soscia to talk about his experiences interviewing some of wrestling’s top stars. What are Brian’s thoughts on WrestleMania, NXT, and the independent scene today? Check it out to find out! Plus, The Soscia Network star talks about personal encounters with Ric Flair, Daniel Bryan, Vince McMahon, and so many others over his time as an on-air personality and independent wrestler! In addition, PWI’s Brady Hicks, The Stro (WCW’s Maestro), Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald talk the ins and outs of this year’s NXT Fallout, Hall of Fame, WrestleMania, and night-after Raw; Lucha Underground; and The Miz and Maryse! Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more. Thanks, as always, for the support! Sorry about the technical issues!

IN THE ROOM with Conquer Pro Wrestling’s “We Don’t Play Fight” Director Jason Skinner

logoIN THE ROOM this week proudly brings to you Jason Skinner, the director of this June’s “We Don’t Play Fight” play offering by Conquer Pro Wrestling. Go see the show on 6/4 in Orlando (link on the right)! Check it out as Jason Skinner talks bringing the theater and wrestling community together, speaks on working with independent wrestler Jason Static and so many other talented individuals on this collaboration, and compares stories about dating Disney princesses with Brady! Truly a don’t-miss event! Plus Brady Hicks, The Stro (WCW’s Maestro), Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald talk about what match SHOULD be the WrestleMania XXXIII main event, Miss Jackie in the Hall of Fame, and Neville’s injury. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with CZW’s – and 2016 WingBowl “Miss Wingette” – Penelope Ford

jppIN THE ROOM this week has Combat Zone Wrestling’s Penelope Ford, who is also the 2016 “Miss Wingette” from Philadelphia’s WingBowl. Check it out as this tremendous up-and-comer talks her aspirations in the business, unlikely start as a non-fan, wrestling with Japanese stars, the Dojo Wars experience, and natural intensity and athleticism that allowed her to gravitate toward CZW. Plus, Brady Hicks is joined by The Stro (WCW’s Maestro), Kathie Fitz, and Derrick McDonald as they talk The Freebirds going into the WWE Hall of Fame, a general lack of respect for New Day, and the WrestleMania season. Plus open phone lines for two full hours – including the return of Ray – and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with ECWA’s Phil Sly and Eric The Lawyer

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IN THE ROOM this week features ECWA color commentators Phil Sly and Eric The Lawyer, who come on to talk ECWA Winter Challenge and Super 8 2016, and stick around for nearly the entire program. Lots of discussion with PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald talking Daniel Bryan’s retirement, Ronda Rousey’s near suicide, WrestleMania, and, of course, ECWA and Super 8. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with CZW’s Rory Gulak

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This week’s IN THE ROOM features Combat Zone Wrestling star Rory Gulak. What are Rory’s thoughts on his 11-year career with CZW at just the age of 25. Plus, Rory offers his thoughts on competing in Japan versus here in the US for CZW, ultra-hardcore wrestling, and shooting for his first major win with the company. Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, The Stro (WCW’s Maestro), Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald talk Sheamus as low- or midcard champion, WWE’s need to create multiple new stars, and lots of WWE Survivor Series fallout. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours, and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

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