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Sep 30, 2014

This week on The Drive Thru we're answering your questions!

 

How have been Jim’s favorite folks to manage? Alice’s favorite video games. Could Ricky Morton have been a top singles and NWA champ? Jim and Alice don their Dear Abby hats to answer a question of family woe. Are stipulation matches dead? The great ribs of Lord Johnny Boyd and much more! 

 

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

 

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.

 

Sep 28, 2014
While Konnan observes Rosh Hashanah, MSL introduces Kevin Sullivan to Court Bauer and it’s a helluva deal as they discuss:
 
  • Gary Hart
  • The origins of Great Kabuki
  • 1970s Florida
  • Jim Barnett
  • Eddie Graham
  • Mark Lewin
  • A funny story from Starrcade 83
  • The art of manipulation
  • King Kong Bundy getting his break and why did his career not have longevity in major promotions
  • Kendo Nagasaki
  • Working with other booking offices as a booker
  • Dusty Rhodes turning babyface
  • Great Khali-Pak Song
  • Dealing with Dusty Rhodes as a top talent when you’re the booker
  • Al Perez threatening to SHOOT on World Champ Ric Flair
  • Martial Arts as a heel device and when it changed?
  • The woes of booking WCW due to the nature of the contracts
  • Curtis Iaukea 
 
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Sep 27, 2014

In part 2 of the Good Brothers conversation with Box Office Hoot, Bob Sapp talks about his shrewd negotation skills, shooting or wrestling, his personal life while his professional  life took off, the famous entrances, New Years Eve shows and a whole lot more including Bob's adorable hiccups!

GOOGLE Bob Sapp!

Give a hoot and send the Good Brothers an email at: goodbrothers@MLW.com

Sep 26, 2014

Kevin Sullivan is back with Mister Saint Laurent to discuss the early days of WCW Monday Nitro and it's a helluva deal! 

In this episode, Kevin and MSL cover October 1995 and the build up to Hulk Hogan vs. The Giant at Halloween Havoc. 

Kevin breaks down the booking in depth, including the difficulties of juggling the egos of Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Lex Luger and Sting, the top babyfaces in WCW at the time.

Have a question for Kevin Sullivan? Send it to: Sullivan@MLW.com

Sep 25, 2014

This week on The Experience, is it possible that a ghost of Jim's past has come back to haunt him?

 

Jim and Alice's doorstep is darkened, once again, by Kenny "Starmaker" Bolin. Kenny brings the continuing saga of Lil Jimmy LeBeaux to show. 

 

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

 

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

Sep 24, 2014

John Pollock of The LAW and Court Bauer are back to chat all the week's news including:

  • The WWE's reaction to Wrestling Society X in 2007
  • Going head to head with ECW on Sci-Fi
  • The WWE's relationship with MTV
  • The launch of Sunday Night Heat in 1998 on the USA Network
  • The difference in the television appetite for WWE at that time
  • The switch to Viacom when Heat was put on MTV
  • The status of Bound for Glory
  • UNICORN MILK
  • Bobby Lashley being advertised for the show
  • CMLL's anniversary card from this past weekend at Arena Mexico
  • The main event between Atlantis and Ultimo Guerrero
  • Roman Reigns is out and the depth issues in the company
  • Introducting new talent as compared to rehabbing talent on the main roster
  • NJPW's status with Ustream
  • Promotion looking at doing traditional pay-per-view next year  
  • Raw ratings and if it has any impact on network subscribers
  • Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman not on Raw, direction for Hell in a Cell and more

Follow Court on Instagram to see his ostentatious gold iPhone 6 as well as bottle of Unicorn Milk! http://www.instagram.com/courtbauer

Sep 24, 2014
Konnan and Court Bauer return for their semi-annual podcast... ZE VAINGLORIOUS BASTERDS! On this episode, the two discuss:
  • A special cameo by Konna’s outback brother-in-law!
  • Behind the scenes at Lucha Underground
  • Alberto Del Rio’s AAA debut
  • AAA promoting shows at the Hard Rock Cafe
  • @RealDarioCueto
  • Ray Donovan
  • Meeting Ron Perlman
  • SeaWorld
  • Konnan checks his AOL email
  • The new LeBron 12 kicks
  • More on the Candy Man of Mexico
  • Will Konnan get on Instagram? 
  • Update on HBO’s The Wire
  • TNA booking the Manhattan Center for January?
  • Bound for Glory
  • TNA’s strategy on contracts changing 
  • Odds of Bully Ray returning to WWE 
  • WWE working with veterans
  • Stephen King’s 11-23-63

 

Sep 23, 2014

This week on The Drive Thru we're answering your questions!

 

What are Jim’s favorite comic books? Will Alice perform live again? Jim’s tales of woe in Arkansas. Are Southern wrestlers doomed to Southern gimmicks? All about Johnny B Badd. Why didn’t jobbers break kayfabe? What would Jim and Alice’s last meal be?

 

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

 

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.

Sep 21, 2014

Konnan and Court Bauer welcome top recording artist and student of the ‘rasslin game Wale to the show.  On this episode the three discuss:

  • What prolific wrestling mind is mentoring Wale?
  • Court in the 619
  • Court nearly destroys a Rolls Royce
  • Konnan’s outback brother-in-law
  • Kevin Sullivan’s new MLW VIP podcast
  • NoBu
  • Podcasting Payola
  • State of the biz
  • Booking Brock Lesnar as WWE Champion
  • Shawne Merriman-WWE update
  • The new wave of talent coming up
  • The writing of the Bellas feud
  • The abuse of power WWE wields
  • A minority world champion
  • WWE’s lack of minorities in executive position
  • Wale books a dope Big E/Kofi/Xavier Woods angle
  • Is NXT the future WWE product?
  • Wale throws down some dope booking on WWE bringing Kurt Angle back
  • Jay-Z
  • Konnan talks about “hysterical” perspective (we think he meant historical, which is in fact hysterical)

Like the song featured on today's podcast? It's Freestyle Razor (Bad Guy) by Wale! Download it at: http://www.audiomack.com/song/stashed/wale-razor-freestyle-bad-guy

Follow Wale on Twitter @WALE and cop his new single “The Body”.  Learn more at: http://www.walemusic.com

Sep 20, 2014

The good brothers are joined by Box Office Hoot, "THE BEAST" BOB SAPP! Join Rocky, Machine Gun and Doc as they talk WCW, BEAST vibrators, Akebono, New Japan and making cash money! Enjoy part 1 of a 2 part talk'n shop session. 

GOOGLE Bob Sapp!

Give a hoot and send the Good Brothers an email at: goodbrothers@MLW.com

Sep 19, 2014

Welcome to Adventures in Larry Land - a MLW VIP exclusive podcast featuring former WCW Monday Nitro commentator the "Living Legend" Larry Zbyszko.  Joined by Mister Saint Laurent, the 2 ex roommates  talk:

  • WCW Monday Nitro being added to the WWE Network.
  • Who were Larry's favorite commentary partners?
  • Did Larry's popularity as an announcer cause heat with the wrestlers?
  • Larry also offers insight into the formation of the nWo and so much more.

Follow Larry and MSL on Twitter at @LivingLegendLZ and @MSL.

Sep 18, 2014

This week on The Experience Jim interviews play by play announcer for Bellator and author Sean Wheelock.

 

Sean joins The Experience to discuss his book (co-written with Art Davie) Is This Legal?, which tells the story of UFC #1. 

 

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

 

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

Sep 17, 2014

John Pollock and Court Bauer are back to chat about numerous news items from the past week including:

  • The big Grantland article on the state of TNA 
  • Comments from Dixie Carter and how they can be interpreted 
  • Did the article paint TNA in a good or bad light?
  • The latest on their television situation
  • Tapings this week in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • The business plan of TNA and mistakes made along the way
  • Kurt Angle's contract expiring this weekend
  • Promotions that would make sense for Angle to work with
  • New per night deals in TNA including a former WWE talent coming in
  • Changes to Bellator with Scott Coker coming into the company
  • Tito Ortiz vs. Stephan Bonnar going head to head with UFC 180
  • The instant sellout for UFC 180 featuring Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum
  • Night of Champions this Sunday and the build for the show with Lesnar vs. Cena
  • Putting the Lesnar / Cena segment up against halftime of the Monday Night Football game
  • How the WWE combated Monday Night Football when Court was with the company
  • Jerry McDevitt 
  • WWE stops selling CM Punk merchandise
  • WWE 2K15 video game news
  • The new iPhone 6 and more

 

Sep 17, 2014

Disco Inferno joins Mister Saint Laurent to discuss the return of football, gambling odds for WWE Night of Champions, Floyd Mayweather and so much more!

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

Sep 16, 2014

This week on The Drive Thru we're answering your questions!

 

Did Jim demand a limo and money from Paul Heyman? Did Ronnie Gossett con Nick Gulas out of a territory? What is wrestling psychology? And what exactly does "Nature Boy" mean?

 

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

 

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.

 

Sep 14, 2014

It's a reunion over a decade in the making! Ed Ferrara and Disco Inferno join Mister Saint Laurent to catch up after not speaking since 2002.

Ed and Disco trade stories about working together on the WCW creative team and offer their thoughts on the differences between their run writing WCW compared to the modern WWE product.

Mr. Mad vs. Mr. Nice Guy at Starrcade?!?

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

Sep 13, 2014

The good brothers Rocky Romero, Luke “Doc” Gallows and “Machine Gun” Karl Anderson are back talking shop with Cheerleader Melissa!

Give a hoot and send the Good Brothers an email at: goodbrothers@MLW.com

Sep 12, 2014

Teddy Hart joins Mister Saint Laurent to discuss his upcoming return to the ring. Who on the independent circuit would he like to face? What has his training consisted of? What kind of meats has he been eating? Which companies will he be wrestling for?

Follow Teddy at @TedHartTV on Twitter.

Sep 11, 2014

This week on The Experience Jim and Alice reunited, and it feels so good!

 

In this episode, Alice has returned! She briefly discusses her illness, then gets swept up in a Cornette whirlwind. Politics, Noah's Ark, Lucha Underground and Voldermort are discussed. Don't miss it!

 

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

 

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

Sep 10, 2014

Court Bauer and John Pollock return to discuss WWE merchandising CM Punk's likeness, what's Court doing in Cali?, Sean O'Haire's passing, Kurt Angle, San Diego seals, bagels & purell on a plane, KENTA and a ton more!

Sep 10, 2014

Kevin Sullivan joins Mister Saint Laurent to talk about the launch of WCW Monday Nitro and it's a helluva deal! Kevin also offers his take on WWE's current stars and how much pro wrestling has changed since he got his start in Florida.

Send questions for Kevin Sullivan to: Sullivan@MLW.com

Sep 9, 2014

This week on The Drive-Thru we're answering your questions! 

Fabulous Ones in SMW? Thoughts on Mike Sanders? Will Kevin Steen survive in WWE? Memories of the Louisville Gardens? Should pro wrestling have weight classes?

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

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

Sep 7, 2014

With Konnan in LA taping Lucha Underground, Damian Abraham of the band FUCKED UP joins Court Bauer and MSL to discuss:

 

  • Mike Tenay’s new album available at: http://miketenay.bandcamp.com
  • The time CM Punk main evented… a strip club?
  • Whatever happened to the Jim Ross VICE project?
  • Fucked up texts from Konnan
  • Gordon Solie Motherfuckers!
  • Was Owen Hart a money drawing top star and did he have potential to be one?
  • #1Day4Disco WWE Creative Team campaign 
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
  • Damian’s new VICE-marijuana documentary
  • The D:420 diet
  • Checking out New Japan Pro-Wrestling at Korakuen Hall
  • The first time Court met Vince McMahon
  • The 1986 Transformers movie
  • The complexion of WWE in 2015
  • Maurice and the Orangutans 
  • The Shotgun Saturday Night TV tapings
  • Brock Lesnar’s revised deal with WWE as their World Champion
  • Who’s WWE’s next top star: Daniel Bryan or Roman Reigns?
  • The dying industry of phone sex operators

 

Intro Track: “Jaguji Love” by Mike Tenay 

Outro Track: “Hot and Sexy” by Mike Tenay 

 

 

Follow Damian @LeftForDamian on Twitter

Sep 6, 2014

Moments after landing in Tokyo and checking in to the Toyko Dome Hotel, the good brothers reunite over some brewskis to talk shop! On this episode, we travel back to Luke "Doc" Gallows' childhood as a husky child coping with a traumatic showering experience. Plus, the good brothers answer your email!

Give a hoot and send the Good Brothers an email at: goodbrothers@MLW.com

Sep 5, 2014

FUCK. MARRY. KILL. EAT. Yup, our favorite game is back with some interesting names in the mix.

Join Ed Ferrara and Mister Saint Laurent as they discuss WWE Raw, concerts they plan to attend, John Cena as a piñata?!?, made for TV movies, the Paul Heyman DVD, celebrities WWE should book and much more!

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

Sep 4, 2014

Jim Cornette and MSL are joined by Pat Laprade and Bertrand Hébert, authors of the book "Mad Dogs, Midgets and Screw Jobs: The Untold Story of How Montreal Shaped the World of Wrestling."

 

Learn about the original Montreal screw job as well as well as the many stars to wrestle in Montreal in the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and even the 90s! Jim, Pat and Bertrand trade stories about Yvon Robert, Andre the Giant, Édouard Carpentier, Kevin Nash and many more.

 

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

 

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

Sep 3, 2014

John Pollock of Live Audio Wrestling / Fight Network and Court Bauer are back chatting:

  • WWE and Tout relationship looks to be done
  • The WWE's execution of marketing products 
  • The first 100 hours of Monday Nitro added to the Network
  • The big month of September for the network and their subscribers
  • Triple H and Batista's feud from 2005 and lessons learned from it 
  • The original plan for WrestleMania 21 and changing course 
  • Tapings begin this weekend for the El Rey Network and AAA's "Lucha Uprising" series 
  • The problems that are foreseeable for the project
  • The contract issues with talent and El Rey
  • Steve McMichael as color commentator 
  • Bauer's reactions to the first few Nitro shows from 1995
  • Brock Lesnar's contract with the WWE and his value to the company moving forward
  • How much WWE is charging for a $9.99 t-shirt and more
  • A tease about something is going down for the New Japan Pro-Wrestling Dome Show?
Sep 3, 2014
Konnan, Court Bauer and Maurice St Laurent are back for VIP only MLW Radio Extra podcast. On this show, the trio talk:
 
  • Creepy Ric Flair moments
  • K-Dawgg drinks like a dog!
  • Charlotte to be called up
  • Chances of Court booking again
  • State of the Divas division in WWE
  • Logistics of Lucha Underground and AAA taping the same weekends
  • Court goes to a horse show?
    Presenting yourself as a star
    Konnan struggles to keep his shit together when toking
    Macho Man confronting the Jerry Only at a Misfits concert over Gorgeous George
  • The Cube that has the numbers on it
  • Maven is Konnan’s nephew
  • Why wasn’t Josh Mathews pushed in WWE
  • Hugo Savinovich’s work for AAA
  • Would Jim Ross go back to WWE?
  • Is Maurice really training Eddie Guerrero’s daughter?
 
 
Got questions for Court, Konnan and/or Maurice?  Send them to: mailbag@MLW.com
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