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May 30, 2014

Konnan gets something in the mail and is very passionate about the subject at hand as MSL and Ed Ferrara help him get through it. Plus, the three discuss:

 

-Celebs in WWE Hall of Fame

-The Steiner Screwdriver

-Legalization of marijuana

-Konnan tries to explain how Obama was part of a Chon Chon Gang? 

-Last Call with Scott Hall

-Can Konnan save Alberto Del Rio?

-David Arquette winning the WCW World Championship

-Vince Russo

-Stacy Keibler

 

Got a question for the MLW crew? Email them to: mailbag@MLW.com

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@Konnan5150

@MSLuniverse

@MLW

@TheEdFerrara

May 29, 2014

Court Bauer and John Pollock are back this week discussing:

-WWE in Chicago this weekend for Payback
-The promotional build for the monthly specials on the network thus far
-The changes that could be implemented for the WWE Network to grow
-Broadening the appeal of the network and creating more destination viewing 
-The time WWF gave away a house and the time they didn't give away $1,000,000
-The thin main event picture in the WWE currently
-Jim Ross makes his boxing commentary debut
-WrestleMania 22 in Chicago
-Mick Foley's reaction to Triple H's entrance at that year's 'Mania in Chicago
-His show at the House of Blues in Chicago this Saturday
-TNA adds three more television tapings for the Manhattan Center this summer
-Playing with the formula on Impact Wrestling 
-Update on the Ring of Honor pay-per-view and availabilty for Canadians
-Court's memories of Judgment Day 2005 when he was on the writing
-Riding shotgun with Vince McMahon in downtown Minneapolis
-A legendary manager backstage at that show 
-Mad Men Season 7 and lots more

Follow the gang on Twitter:
@CourtBauer
@IamJohnPollock

May 29, 2014

This week on The Experience, we chat with the legendary Mr. Wonderful Paul Orndorff. We learn of Paul's triumph over cancer, then talk a walk through breaking into the business in Florida, Bob Backlund, Eddie Graham, shooters, hookers and much much more! 

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast;com to listen to her weekly Raw review show

May 28, 2014

MSL and high... above in the mountains of Vermont Alex Greenfield talk RAW, pizza and:

 

-Greeny's Insanity Workout phase

-WWE business and the internal agita

-@DaveBautista's awesome twitter bio

-Greeny's Greek PPV parties

-Guardians of the Galaxy

-IWC's POV on Dave Bautista and is it out of line?

-The corporate culture Vince fosters and how it's impacted his success in 2014

-Jim Ross debuts on Fox Sports 1

 

Got a question for the MLW crew? Email them to: mailbag@MLW.com

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@MSLuniverse

@AlexDGreenfield

@MLW

May 27, 2014

This week on The Drive-Thru, Jim answers your questions about Robocop, Mordecai, his true feelings about Jim Herd and Eric Bischoff, running for UK parliament, his wrestling Mount Rushmore, and road stories of the Steiner Brothers

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her weekly Raw review show

May 25, 2014

Enjoy your Memorial Day BBQ with a side of Canadian ginger, a toasted Cuban and… Ed Ferrara as Konnan and MSL kick it with the good Professor on this edition of MLW Radio!

 

-What is WWE trying to do with Cena/Wyatt?

-1998 WWF Attitude Era booking

-SCOOP! Konnan gets a AAA USA call during the podcast!

-The time a “House of Tricks” popped up in Miami

-Houdini

-Konnan’s 1970s crime spree

-The Trouble with Tribbles

-Spike’s trust issues with Dixie Carter

-TNA’s never-ending struggles

-Daniel Bryan vs. Kane

-Plus a whole lot more!

 

Send a question in to the guys at: mailbag@MLW.com

 

Follow the crew on Twitter:
@Konnan5150
@TheEdFerrara

@MSLUniverse

@MLW 

May 23, 2014

Kick off the weekend with MSL and Ed Ferrara! 

-Where all of the cool kids hang in Orlando

-MSL realizes he is a hipster

-Advice for aspiring wrestling writers

-The controversial Oklahoma character in WCW and how Ed dealt with the static

-"Dr. Death" Steve Williams

-Plus much, much more!

 

Got a question for the MLW crew? Email them to: mailbag@MLW.com

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@TheEdFerrara

@MSLuniverse

@MLW

May 22, 2014

This week on The Experience, we chat about Vince’s 350 million dollar loss and Pat Sajak. Then, we’re joined by legendary referee Tommy Young for some terrific stories from the NWA days.

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her weekly Raw review show

May 22, 2014

John Pollock and Court Bauer are joined by Montreal historian and author of "Mad Dogs, Midgets and Screwjobs", Pat Laprade to discuss:

-The Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame this past weekend in Amsterdam, New York

-The Class of 2014 into the HOF

-History of Montreal wrestling 

-Notable names he spoke with in writing the book along with Bertrand Hebert

-Montreal's place in the history of top drawing cities in wrestling history

-How big Yvon Robert and Edouard Carpentier were in comparison to the major sports stars of Montreal's past

-Comparing wrestling hot beds like Montreal, Toronto and New York to today's climate and acceptance of pro wrestling

-Seeking out artifacts in researching the book and what Laprade has discovered over the years

-Looking at the early days of Kevin Steen and El Generico and Laprade's initial impressions of both

-Names to look out for on the current Montreal independent scene 

-The success of the book in both English and French

-The recent death of Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon and how it impacted the book 

-More projects Laprade is working on 

-The Cauliflower Alley Club reunion next month in Las Vegas 

"Mad Dogs, Midgets and Screwjobs" is available now through ECW Press on Amazon.ca and in bookstores everywhere

 

May 20, 2014

This week on The Drive Thru we're taking your questions! Empty arena matches, the tarantula, Ventura for president?, fans using insider terms and much more!

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her show.

May 18, 2014

Konnan has a business emergency down in Mexico and Court is on an airplane so what better time than now to have TEDDY HART as our guest co-host?!

 

On this episode, Ted and MSL chat:

 

-Yoga

-The time Ted used a gun and killed something

-What's Ted up to now?

-Thoughts on Ricochet, Johnny Gargano, Chris Hero and Low Ki

-Ted’s love life as a swinger

-Ted and Batista’s static - CLASSIC STORY

-Triple H 

-Total Divas

-Tyson Kidd

-The time Ted risked MSL's life?

--Mr. Money and unprotected sex

-Jeff Jarrett's new promotion

-Ted’s upcoming move to the U.S.

-Thoughts on a future in WWE

-Animal Fights: Black Panther vs. Anaconda!

-Ted struggling with his reputation

-TNA’s future and their creative

-Ted’s work training soldiers for the government

-Sneakers

-Plus a TON more!

 

Follow Teddy on Twitter: @TedHartTV

 

Got a question? Email us and the guys just might answer it! Mailbag@MLW.com

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@MSLuniverse  

@MLW

May 16, 2014

Kevin Kleinrock of Masked Republic stops by to talk about his latest ventures in the world of wrestling!

 

-Running iPPV 

-The business behind the Masked Mania venture

-Masked Republic

-Philly drama with Extreme Rising

-Cartoon series featuring Milkshake Gonzales????

-Wrestling Society X

-Plus much, much more!

 

Learn more about Masked Republic at: www.MaskedRepublic.com and follow Kevin's company on Twitter @MaskedRepublic

 

Got a question for the MLW crew? Email them to: mailbag@MLW.com

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@MSLuniverse

@MLW

May 15, 2014

This week on The Experience we're doing a little potpourri. Alice is back with a health update, the perils of fame with CM Punk, Daniel Bryan's neck injury, Same Sex marriage and Alec Baldwin too!

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her weekly Raw review show

May 14, 2014

John Pollock of Live Audio Wrestling and Court Bauer from MLW Radio are back to discuss:

-Jim Ross and Ring of Honor shows from this past weekend in Toronto
-Greek food in Toronto and Bauer contracting the 0937 virus
-How the show held up on Ustream and going into War of the Worlds this Saturday in New York City
-WWE and USA Network expected to make announcement on Thursday 
-What will be a success for the domestic rights contract
-The WWE setting the bar high for success with these negotiations
-Argument against a significant rights fee increase
-How this affects TNA and a key reason they are working with UTA 
-The downside of pro wrestling programming when comparing to other sports programming 
-Daniel Bryan neck injury and the current depth situation on top
-The NXT experiment and what we can take from the talent produced thus far
-Adam Rose and why the character is struggling after two-weeks 
-Cult characters being put onto a larger stage
-GFW announcement for talent seminar in Canada 
-World Class Championship Wrestling programming on the WWE Network
-Kerry Von Erich's promos 
-A look at the ROH War of the Worlds card this weekend

May 14, 2014

It's a sports junkies edition of MLW Radio as Disco Inferno Glenn Gilbertti and MSL team up for the first time to discuss:

 

-Vegas betting

-The NBA Playoffs

-What happens when you play Disco's WCW music  backwards?

-The NFL Draft

-The NHL Playoffs

-Plus much, much more!

 

Got a question for the MLW crew? Email them to: mailbag@MLW.com

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@MSLuniverse

@GlennGilbertti

@MLW

May 13, 2014
Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com
 
Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:
@TheJimCornette
@MSLuniverse
 
Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!
May 12, 2014
Konnan, Court Bauer and MSL chop it up on wrestling and take on your questions from the MLW mailbag! Send YOUR question in to: mailbag@MLW.com
 
Other topics discussed:
-Beggars can't be juicy
-K-Dawg is heading to a top U.S. indy this month to scout talent for AAA - which one?
-Court struggles with his diet
-Jim Ross beef jerky as a currency?
-Louie Spicolli and wtf is the backstory on Madonna’s Boyfriend?
-MSL on someone’s ASS?
-A hypothetical situation involving Lex Luger and Konnan
-Miniature video games
-Strange sexual situations while in the biz
-F@#%/Marry/Kill/EAT with… the TNA Creative Team!
-The time Homicide wore STILTS in TNA?
-A cool backstage tradition in Mexico when someone wins a title belt… and one Mexican tradition that kinda sounds crappy
-The cruel backstory behind the Eugene character in WWE
-Memorable super shows that the gang would recommend
-Plus a TON more!
 
Got a question? Email us and the guys just might answer it! Mailbag@MLW.com
 
Follow the gang on Twitter:
@CourtBauer
@Konnan5150
@MSLuniverse  
@MLW
May 9, 2014

Court Bauer is in Toronto and MSL is still across the street from the WWE Performance Center as the two chat about Court's crazy weekend preparing for the big show tonight with Jim Ross and tomorrow's Ring of Honor vs New Japan supershow!

 

The 2 also discuss:

 

-Toronto and marketing Canadian wrestlers in modern wrestling (or the lack thereof)

-On the road for WWE and the travel experiencing of a creative team member

-The scoop on Jim Ross at Ring of Honor vs. New Japan in Toronto

-The unorthodox method WWE employed in marketing Batista

-Court talks about re turning to wrestling and how it came about for him

-Weight classes in pro wrestling?

-Ultimo Dragon not wearing a mask in WWE?

-Jonny Fairplay

-Plus much, much more!

 

Got a question for the MLW crew? Email them to: mailbag@MLW.com

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@MSLuniverse

@CourtBauer

@MLW

May 9, 2014

John Pollock from Live Audio Wrestling and Court Bauer from MLW Radio are back discussing:

-Court Bauer's insane trip to Toronto and experience with Toronto cab drivers

-Doing the media run with Jim Ross ahead of his Ringside show on Friday night

-WWE reports first quarter earnings and what the reaction has been

-Issues among the talent when it comes to the WWE Network

-Language in the WWE contracts that addresses digital revenue 

-The changing WWE business model 

-More than meets the eye with news regarding Batista 

-Legends' House and both Pollock and Bauer's thoughts on the series so far

-Ring of Honor getting set for two joint shows with New Japan Pro Wrestling

-Criticism over production values for ROH

-Their first traditonial pay-per-view coming up in June 

-Shawn Michaels addresses The Undertaker's streak ending at WrestleMania 30 on Jim Ross' podcast

-The decision and when it was made to end the streak

-Potential issues that come from this decision and lots more

May 8, 2014

Turmoil hits the Experience but one fearless man comes to the rescue as Kenny Bolin saves the day... or does he?

Follow Jim on Twitter:
@TheJimCornette
@StarMakerBolin‎

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

May 7, 2014

The 3 Amigos are back as Konnan, Court Bauer and MSL break it down. Plus, Ed Ferrara stops by for a brief chat!

 

Topics discussed!

-Awesome IRISH FOOD!

-Breaking Bad

-The Sopranos finale

-Ed and Maurice bond

-Planet of the Apes and the origins of MAURICE

-Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

-Ed’s time traveling phase in the 1970s

-Old school TV from the 50s and 60s 

-The gang’s philosophy on music for surprise run-ins

-Is corned beef an Irish or Hebrew cuisine?

-Talent the gang pegged to be big 

-Strange WCW booking 

-An update on Teddy Hart

-Low Ki

-How did Konnan, Maurice and Court all meet in the first place?

 

Got a question for the MLW crew? Email them to: mailbag@MLW.com

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@MSLuniverse

@TheEdFerrara

@CourtBauer

@MLW

May 6, 2014

Check out and download the Iron Sheik’s amazing movie at: http://sheikmovie.com

 

On this FREE edition of MLW Radio Extra, Konnan boards a flight to IRAN and gets deep into conversation with the Iron Sheik and his manager, Jian Magen. 

 

-The background on the new Iron Sheik documentary

-Who the f@$% is Phife Dawg?

-Kiefer Sutherland

-How the Magen Bros. linked up with the Iron Sheik

-Konnan guilts Jian Magen into inviting him to parties

-Sheiky party favors

-Sheiky hitting rock bottom before going clean and sober

-Who is a bigger jobronie: Hulk Hogan or Juventud Guerrera?

-Jay-Z and Sheiky

-Is Sheik a fellow Jew like K-Dawgg?

-Plus a LOT more!

 

Follow Sheiky on Twitter @the_ironsheik

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@CourtBauer

@Konnan5150

@MSLuniverse  

@MLW

May 4, 2014

It’s a stacked show as Konnan, MSL and Court board a flight to Iran to visit with THE IRON SHEIK! Does Sheiky watch the Shahs of Sunset on Bravo? How’s Sheiky doing? Plus, the 3 Amigos talk with Sheiky and Jian Magen about Sheik’s new movie which you can learn more about at: http://sheikmovie.com.

 

Other topics discussed:

-Rey Mysterio’s meeting in Stamford with WWE 

-WWE talent complaining about payoffs

-AAA and Global Force Wrestling partnership

-A new MSL: CSI investigation

-Konnan takes on a WHOLE watermelon and nearly loses!

-Sterling’s ban and what wealthy guys might want to consider before they with a mistress

-WWE being investigated for potential violations of securities laws? 

-KENTA WWE bound?

-Goldberg at WrestleMania 31 and how Goldberg was back in the day in WCW

-Insight on working as a booker and dealing with your boss

 

Check out and download the Iron Sheik’s amazing movie at: http://sheikmovie.com

 

Follow Sheiky on Twitter @the_ironsheik

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@CourtBauer

@Konnan5150

@MSLuniverse  

@MLW

May 2, 2014

Konnan, MSL, Professor Ed Ferrara and Court Bauer are back to bring in the weekend with the real and weird including... 

 

-MSL sends some embarrassing pictures to the guys

Maurice tries to steal Konnan’s Easter Bunny gimmick

-Captain America 2!

-THE THING WITH 2 HEADS!

-DC vs Marvel!

-Dr. Strange

-Transcendence

-Ed explains the Marvel CIVIL WAR storyline to K-Dawgg

-The 1977 Spider-Man movie

-The WCW BattleBowl gimmick match

-Kevin Federline in WWE

-Ed plays the trombone for Maurice!

-Michael Cole

-Major Gunns!

-ROH in Australia

-Insider info on the NWO Wolfpack

-Gronda and Super-sized Gronda

-Why hasn’t R-Truth gotten a major push in WWE?

-Konnan’s shaving habits

-Konnan gets offended by a question!

-Konnan compares Mil Mascaras to Jimmy Buffett?

 

Got a question for the MLW crew? Email them to: mailbag@MLW.com

 

Follow the gang on Twitter:

@MSLuniverse

@TheEdFerrara

@CourtBauer

@MLW

May 1, 2014

John Pollock of Live Audio Wrestling and Court Bauer from MLW Radio are back to discuss:

-The Toronto Raptors vs. Brooklyn Nets series  
-Scottie Pippen
-House of Cards Season 2 
-Breaking Bad
-DirecTV and Dish Network not carrying the WWE Network
-The WWE television contract negotiations 
-SyFy and the value of keeping Smackdown including a story of when Bauer met with SyFy a few years ago
-WWE Network update after two-months since the launch
-June 1991 MSG house show notes featuring a "Desert Storm Match" between Hulk Hogan and Sgt. Slaughter 
-Perkins Miller leaving the WWE for the NFL
-Ring of Honor / New Japan Pro Wrestling announce cards for Toronto and New York City 
-Kevin Steen
-New Japan card this weekend in Fukuoka featuring Kazuchika Okada vs. A.J. Styles 
-Daniel Benoit set to make professional wrestling debut this summer 
-@ObserverQuotes 

May 1, 2014

This week on The Experience we may have our most controversial episode yet. Hear Jim and Alice opine about Cliven Bundy, Cockfighting in Kentucky, gun laws in Georgia, and most shocking of all, an appearance by the man himself, Kenny “Starmaker” Bolin!


Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:
@TheJimCornette
@AliceRadley

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!
You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast;com to listen to her show.

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