IN THE ROOM this week welcomes former WWE and Ring of Honor – and current New Japan Pro Wrestling – announcer Kevin Kelly to the program. Check it out for Kevin’s thoughts on NJPW’s rising star as a promotion; its ever-increasing popularity in the US; serving as the home to Kenny Omega, Okada, and others; the recent signing of a Chris Jericho vs. Kenny Omega match for WrestleKingdom; and the differences (and similarities) between New Japan and WWE at its height. Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald talk about the implications of Jericho wrestling for New Japan; recent changes to Survivor Series after surprise title changes; and creepin’. Plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
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IN THE ROOM this week welcomes WWF legend B Brian Blair to the program. What are Brian’s thoughts on his run in WWE as one-half of the Killer Bees, never winning tag team gold, the Cauliflower Alley Club, training under Hiro Matsuda, and being featured in his very own comic (Kickstarter here)? Great guy and a good friend! Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm (aka Randy Orton’s illegitimate son) talk about Kurt Angle / Jason Jordan and discuss WWE Battleground this Sunday in Philly. Plus, the gang gives each other nicknames, takes calls on the open phone lines for two full hours, and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
IN THE ROOM this week welcomes retired independent wrestler, promoter, and paranormal investigator Michael Zimmerman of the WISPS (Wraith Investigators of Supernatural and Paradimensional Society). Check it out as Michael talks for 40 minutes about the comparisons between wrestling and ghost hunting; validating evidence; some of his scariest moments; and whether or not the Ghost Hunters TV show gets it right. Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitz, Derrick McDonald, and Matt Grimm talk about the WWE Hell in a Cell pay-per-view; complain about the personalities seen on Raw; and talk about the 2016 ECWA Women’s Super 8 Chickfight tournament and other independent shows in the area this past weekend. Plus open phone lines for two full hours and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
VOC Nation’s and IN THE ROOM’s Brady Hicks sits down with Jay Matthew, the producer of “Bern: The Movie.” Check out Jay’s thoughts on everything from the making of this remarkable film, which is recording through the DNC Convention this July in Philly; to supporting Bernie Sanders for President; to the movement and revolution in general. Even if you don’t #feelthebern, it’s certainly worth checking out! bernthemovie.com
IN THE ROOM this week proudly welcomes singer / songwriter / actress / show host / former WWE ring announcer Lauren Mayhew. Check out the show as Mayhew’s newest hit song “I’ll Be” is played as she talks the art of putting together music and melody and setting it to a track and recording a music video. Mayhew – who has also been featured in music videos for Mandy Moore and Faith Hill – also talks about her wealth in acting success, including her upcoming Cannes-nominated film “What Happened Last Night,” which also features WWE’s David Otunga, and her online TV show “Mic Drop.” Plus, Lauren Mayhew talks about performing at the SuperBowl, meeting Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, interacting with fans, and working for WWE as a ring announcer. You can check out all her stuff at laurenmayhew.com.
Plus, PWI’s Brady Hicks, former WCW star The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald talk more about the brand extension and John Cena vs. AJ Styles, debate Brock Lesnar in the UFC, and take phone calls for two full hours. All that, plus so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support.
IN 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 this week has a very special, insightful guest in the former of former American Wrestling Association star Jonnie Stewart. What are Stewart’s thoughts on the legacy of the AWA, missed opportunities with WWE and WCW, and getting sued by WWE a few years ago for his promotion using the AWA name? You’ll have to tune in to find out! Plus, Brady Hicks, The Stro, and Kathie Fitz gear up for the South Jersey Wrestle-Fest this Sunday in Woodbury Heights, New Jersey, get Kathie’s live Smackdown report, take listener calls, and talk New Day! All that, and so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support!
@intheroomshow on @vocnation w #brucehart, plus @thestro @jordanjgarber @kathyfitzpatrick #derrickmcdonald WITHOUT @bradyhicks!
This Week’s IN THE ROOM has Hart family member Bruce Hart. Check it out as Bruce offers his thoughts on his famous family and friends, WWE’s current landscape, and how wrestling from the 1980s is so different from today.
Plus, with Brady Hicks unable to make it on, check it out as Jordan Garber, The Stro, Kathie Fitzpatrick, and Derrick McDonald talk Hulk Hogan and his legacy, Tough Enough, and ITR’s upcoming participation at South Jersey Wrestle-Fest, as well as take calls for two full hours! All that, plus so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support!
This week’s @intheroomshow on @vocnation features wrestlenomics guy @mookieghana of indeedwrestling.com. @bradyhicks @thestro @rayitr #kathiefitz @itr_original #dj
This week on IN THE ROOM, wrestling financial analyst Chris Harrington of indeedwrestling.com checks in to talk WWE’s numbers, including the relative health of the company, the WWE Network, and cable and pay-per-view arrangements, plus TNA’s TV deal. Plus, Brady Hicks, Ray, The Stro, Kathie, and Derrick talk CM Punk in the UFC, Slammy’s on Raw, and the upcoming WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders, and Chairs ppv. All that, plus so … much … more! Thanks, as always, for the support!
Download @intheroomshow with @kayfabenews’ Colin Hunter now! @vocnation, @bradyhicks, @thestro, @rayitr, @itr_original #dj
What a special week for IN THE ROOM, as Brady Hicks and co. welcome KayfabeNews.com’s Colin Hunter back to the program. Check it out as Colin talks KayfabeNews headlines and provides his own unique perspective on WWE and TNA! Plus, ITR proudly welcomes Derrick McDonald back to the program, as he, Stro, Ray, and Kathie join Brady in discussing the buildup for this year’s WWE Survivor Series, past Survivor Series events, the Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston vignettes from Raw, and so … much … more. Thanks for all the support!