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The best of the rest!

IN THE ROOM with David Adams

PWI’s Brady Hicks welcomes our friend, ring announcer David Adams to the program! Check it out as David talks about making the most of opportunities, feeling the magic, performing hard no matter how many people are in the crowd, and some of his favorite experiences. Plus, Brady is joined by Stro Maestro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm in talking all that’s going on in WWE and AEW wrestling, Breaking Bad, Alexa Bliss, and more. Plus open phone lines for two full hours!

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IN THE ROOM with Raw Leiba

IN THE ROOM welcomes actor, sports-model, and athlete Raw Leiba (Conan The Barbarian, The Heat, Limitless, The HBO’s The Wire) as he talks about acting, finding inspiration, living next door to The Rock, and pro wrestling! Plus, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm talk NXT to Fox, AEW vs. WWE, and more from across the wrestling scene! Plus open phone lines!

IN THE ROOM with ring announcer Risa Pappas

IN THE ROOM welcomes ring announcer Risa Pappas! Check it out as she talks about her experience on the independent circuit; improv, broadcasting, and filling time; being more of a party host; and more! Plus, Brady Hicks, The Stro, Kathie Fitz, and Derrick McDonald talk about the WWE Raw Reunion show; the build for SummerSlam; Becky Lynch stalling; and more. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Greg Oliver (Slam Wrestling!)

This week the VOC Nation proudly welcomes Greg Oliver from Slam! Wrestling as he steps IN THE ROOM. Check it out for Greg’s thoughts on covering wrestling for more than 30 years; being such a strong part of Slam! Wrestling’s legacy; the importance of wrestling’s Halls of Fame and the Cauliflower Alley Club; the value of telling a great story in the ring; his upcoming book — Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame: The Storytellers; and much more. Plus, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, Matt Grimm, and Steve Anderson (Bobby Heenan’s Chair Shots and Other Obstacles: Winning Life’s Wrestling Matches) talk about WWE’s Royal Rumble show and plans for WrestleMania; the company’s acknowledgement of Becky Lynch’s emergence and Dean Ambrose’s departure; Alexa Bliss’ return; and Ronda Rousey’s ultimate plans. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Joe and Rene (WrestleTalk Podcast)

This week’s IN THE ROOM welcomes Joe and Rene of the WrestleTalk Podcast! Be sure to check out their podcast, fantasy wrestling, events, and more! Plus Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (World Championship Wrestling), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, and Steve Anderson (Bobby Heenan’s Bobby the Brain: Wrestling’s Bad Boy Tells All) talk about WWE’s Royal Rumble this Sunday, including offering predictions, and potential scenarios for WrestleMania. Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with wrestling writer Steve Anderson

This week, IN THE ROOM welcomes Steve Anderson, a renowned wrestling journalist who is a former Senior Writer with Pro Wrestling Illustrated, as well as a contributor to two Bobby “The Brain” Heenan autobiographies. Check it out for Steve’s thoughts on serving as a cartoonist and writer; covering wrestling in the hotbed of Minnesota; forging a close bond with the late Heenan; the rise and fall of WOW magazine; and the differences between yesterday’s and today’s journalism with social media. Steve sticks around the entire program and things get very good toward the end with stories about Macho Man and Hulk Hogan, Road Warrior Hawk, Curt Hennig, Bubba Ray Dudley, and more! Plus, Brady Hicks (Pro Wrestling Illustrated), The Stro (WCW), Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm talk about Roman Reigns, WWE’s mess regarding Evolution and Crown Jewel, Braun Strowman as a main-eventer, and Dean Ambrose’s turn and how it ranks against some of the great turns of all time! Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

Check out Steve’s two books with Bobby Heenan!

IN THE ROOM with Bob Magee (PWBTS.com)

Bob Magee from the Pro Wrestling Between the Sheets (PWBTS.com) Web site checks in to IN THE ROOM this week to talk about his Web site and covering the best sport in the world! Check it out as Bob offers his thoughts on writing his weekly column, covering the independent – and mainstream – scene since the ECW days, Toys for Tots and other charity events, and more. Plus, Brady Hicks (PWI), The Stro (WCW), Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm talk about this weekend’s WWE Super Show-Down show; Crown Jewel; a rash of injuries and their effect on the planned Evolution pay-per-view; Chelsea Green signing with WWE; and more! Plus, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.

IN THE ROOM with Lavie Margolin (Author of TrumpMania)

This week IN THE ROOM welcomes Lavie Margolin, the author of TrumpMania: Vince McMahon, WWE and the making of America’s 45th President. Check it out now on Amazon! Margolin’s book is a one-of-a-kind read that explores the dynamic ties between Donald Trump and the McMahon family. In the interview, he discusses the impact that both parties have had on one another; the influence of WWE’s over-the-top personas on Trump’s speeches; how WrestleMania might never have expanded without Atlantic City; the “Battle of the Billionaires” at WM23; resurrecting Linda McMahon’s political career; and politics mixing with an interest in wrestling. Plus, Brady Hicks (PWI), The Stro (WCW), Kathie Fitz, and Derrick McDonald talk about matches for WWE Evolution, the return of the Mixed Match Challenge, and All In and how it has affected the industry. In addition, open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.