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Now displaying: October, 2014
Oct 31, 2014

Kevin Sullivan is back with Mister Saint Laurent to answer YOUR questions. In this episode, Kevin and MSL answer questions sent by fans to Sullivan@MLW.com and it's a helluva deal!

How would Kevin feel about being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame? Should WWE bring back enhancement matches?

Kevin also talks about his birthday weekend, his thoughts on the return of Bray Wyatt, whether he thinks John Cena should turn heel and so much more.

Oct 30, 2014

John Pollock and Court Bauer are back chatting about a busy day in WWE news:

--The WWE third quarter financial results

--The updated WWE Network subscriber number and what it means

--More changes to the structure of the network subscription plan

--A free month of the network being offered in November 

--The impact the international rollout had for the network

--Does it makes sense for WrestleMania to still be part of the network?

--The changes that will come to the product as a result of these changes to a monthly format

--Many more OTT services rolling out and how it impacts the WWE

--The investor reactions on today's call

--Bauer shares his thoughts on the first episode of Lucha Underground 

--Plus we take your Twitter questions regarding the WWE Network, their business and more

Oct 30, 2014

This week on The Experience our guest is Adam Pearce 

 

We discuss Adam’s experience in trying to be the voice of the San Diego Padres, the exclusive story of why Adam didn’t get the color commentary spot with ROH, told through The Tale Of The Weasel Who Sold The Merchandise, Adam’s experience training the new generation of wrestlers and 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 weekly Raw review show

Oct 29, 2014

Konnan and Court Bauer are back with an epic Lucha Underground preview before tonight’s series premiere.  Plus, the two review Mike Tyson Mysteries, a promise is made regarding MSL's Diva mystery and the guys take your questions from the mailbag!

 
Got a question? Send it in to: mailbag@mlw.com
 
Oct 28, 2014

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

 

What podcasts do Jim and Alice listen to? What did Jim make of the English wrestling scene? Will Alice and Jim be making the journey for Wrestlemania 31? Favorite scary movies? What was it like working with John Laurianitis? And then there was the Insane Clown Posse …

 

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.

 

Oct 26, 2014
While the CDC investigates MSL’s illness, Konnan and Court Bauer keep it 100 and talk:
  • Hell in a Cell
  • After what Hugo Savinovich said… what’s the latest with Rey Mysterioa leaving WWE?
  • Awkward WWE Mexico City press conference 
  • The struggles people have endured as immigrants coming to the United States
  • What is Konnan eating this week?
  • WWE’s failure to cultivate a new generation of Latin stars
  • Dave Bautista in the new 007 movie
  • Did WWE troll the RKO meme with TOO MUCH RANDY ORTON on RAW?
  • The realities of being Hulk Hogan in 2014
  • The realities of TNA brokering a TV deal and why the next few weeks are CRITICAL for the company
  • RAW using the surprise card a lot lately
  • WWE Network subscription numbers going into Thursday’s WWE call
  • Daniel Bryan’s future
  • Ricochet in Lucha Underground
  • Whack Antonio Peńa gimmick names
  • Hating Ben Affleck
  • The new TV series The Flash!
  • High impact wrestlers evolving their style to adapt to their bodies breaking down
  • Last but not least, can Konnan break his personal record for his “Brother” quota on this podcast? Find out!

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

Oct 25, 2014
The Phenomenal Hoot AJ Styles along with IndyTaker and Corporate Kane (The Young Bucks) reunite with the Good Brothers to talk a little shop including…
 
  • The Bullet Club address Bully Ray’s promo from Bound for Glory-ski
  • Young Bucks working whack TNA gimmick matches
  • Tiger Hattori-ski gets ribbed by Mr Perfect Curt Hennig
  • How much does Karl miss Fergal Devitt
  • The heat between Karl and his son escalates
  • Food on the road
  • Fake Kane’s gear not fitting right
  • THE Johnny Davis chimes in with a question
  • Kenny Omega coming to New Japan. Find out when!
  • Ricochet 
  • Calling it in the ring!
Oct 24, 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 December 1995 and the build up to the WCW vs. New Japan "World Cup of Wrestling" at Starrcade '95.

Kevin also reveals the controversial reason Lex Luger was cut from the football team in college, who Ric Flair's original choice was to join The Four Horsemen, why New Japan refused to do business with Sonny Onoo, his thoughts on Madusa throwing the WWF Women's Championship in the garbage and so much more.

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

Oct 23, 2014

This week on The Experience, Mark James, author, historian and curator of MemphisWrestlingHistory.com

 

In this episode Jim and Mark chat about the history of Memphis wrestling, what goes into researching a wrestling book, and the importance of getting this information down for future generations. Also, Jim and Mark talk about their new books about Louisville wrestling. 

 

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

 

Oct 22, 2014

Court Bauer and John Pollock are back discussing:

  • Has John seen Chrisley Knows Best yet?
  • Hell in a Cell and the positioning of Ambrose as a top star
  • WrestleMania 31 Main Events 
  • John Cena partners with Leftfield Pictures
  • TNA offering CM Punk a “big money deal”?
  • New Japan officials in Mexico
  • Road to Power Struggle cards
  • New Japan + Jeff Jarrett... main event star?
  • Kenny Omega signing with New Japan
  • UFC Mexico City main event drama
Oct 22, 2014
Konnan, Court and MSL fire up a Wednesday VIP exclusive podcast talking:
 
  • Tyson Kidd’s new persona… and cat knee pads
  • Tragic news about Mr. Money
  • Davey Boy Smith Jr.
  • WWE trying to cultivate a Spanish-speaking fan base
  • Update on MSL’s mystery lady scandal
  • Will AAA Lucha Libre come to England?
  • Rap Battles
  • What was with Billy Kidman working a camcorder during the Filthy Animal days of WCW?
  • What’s the deal with Bill Goldberg burying wrestling?
  • Plus YOUR questions from the mailbag!
  • Looking back is Atlantis vs Villano III over hyped?
  • Ultimo Guerrero vs Atlantis at this year’s CMLL Anniversary Show
 
Got a question for the gang? Drop an email to: mailbag@MLW.com
Oct 21, 2014

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

Why are so many "finishers" now ineffective or obsolete? Learn of Ron Wright's great feud with Whitey Caldwell. Then we take on Colt Cabana ...

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.

 

 

Oct 19, 2014
How does the MLW crew celebrate their 150th episode? How about with a special cameo by… REY MYSTERIO!
 
Join Court Bauer, Konnan and MSL as they catch up with Rey Rey.  Plus, the three breakdown the latest in wrestling including:
 
  • What’s Rey been up to?
  • How’s Rey feeling nowadays?
  • What Rey’s plans for life after WWE?
  • The WWE Rey Mysterio project that never was
  • Konnan gets wrecked out of a night out with French Montana’s crew
  • Willy Mack not heading to WWE. What next?
  • WTF is up with Lucha Underground having an inter-gender division? It’s a Court vs. Konnan debate!
  • The Yet-tie experiencing an identity/gimmick crisis?
  • Grading the WWE and TNA broadcast teams
  • Is the Kurt Angle turning down a WWE full-time deal a planted story to create leverage for Angle elsewhere?
  • Tag Me A Date wrestling fan dating service
  • AAA Héroes Immortales
  • What’s up with Alberto Del Rio losing to El Texano Jr?
  • Aerostar in Lucha Underground
  • Konnan’s issue with Candy Crush Saga and being poked
 
Got a question for the gang? Drop an email to: mailbag@MLW.com
Oct 18, 2014

The masters of the Meltzer Driver are back to talk a little shop with the good brothers Rocky Romero and "Machine Gun" Karl Anderson. What's new in the lives of the Indytaker and Corporate Kane? Found out as these two speedsters sit down for a session.

Send the Talk'n Shop crew your questions: goodbrothers@MLW.com.

Oct 17, 2014

Kevin Sullivan is back with Mister Saint Laurent to answer YOUR questions. In this episode, Kevin and MSL answer questions sent by fans to Sullivan@MLW.com and it's a helluva deal!

Was there heat on Sting for not wrestling for a year? Why was Eddie Guerrero the only WCW wrestler to beat the nWo at the nWo PPV? Why didn't Hogan wrestle Savage at Starrcade '95?

Kevin and MSL also discuss the impact Mike Tyson had on the wrestling industry and so much more.

Oct 16, 2014

This week on The Experience, Brian Elliott, editor of Fighting Spirit Magazine.

 

Jim and Alice kick off the show with a lesson in economic from Nobel laureate Paul Krugman. Then, they're joined by Brian Elliott to discuss the wrestling magazine business, British wrestling, World Of Sport and wrestling journalism. 

 

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

Oct 15, 2014

John Pollock chats with Court Bauer about all the news from the past week:

  • TNA Bound for Glory
  • No more dates for the rest of 2014 for the promotion
  • How the crowd reacted to the TNA performers on the show
  • The match that clicked most with the audience
  • Independent wrestler Kris Travis diagnosed with cancer, Indiegogo campaign set up at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/trav-aid-the-kris-travis-cancer-fight-fund 
  • WWE plans for Hell in a Cell and positioning of Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose on the show
  • WWE hires new head of digital division, will oversee the network
  • Network ads being implemented 
  • A look at the network almost eight-months in
  • Programming issues on the Rogers side in Canada
  • The latest news for Daniel Bryan
  • How talent will start look at WrestleMania given the changes to the PPV system
  • New Japan's King of Pro Wrestling show featuring IWGP title match
  • Main event for the Tokyo Dome set
  • Next month's Power Struggle show
  • WWE launches website for Spanish audience
  • Court reviews recent PWG shows 
Oct 15, 2014
Konnan, Court and Maurice hit the mailbag hard plus they talk:
 
  • MSL explains Jessicka Havok to Court and Konnan
  • The “new” Kharma
  • Is the near romance MSL avoided with a Diva a work?
  • Konnan in WWE Hall of Fame
  • The Stephanie McMahon Workout DVD
  • Konnan kazoo’s HIMSELF?
  • HHH and X-Pac weirdness over Chyna
  • Brie Bellas’ kinky fetish 1-armed apparatus from last week’s RAW
  • Rowdy Roddy Piper tough man fights on WCW Nitro
  • The irony behind the original Mistico and Hunico
  • Plus… what’s Konnan eatIng?
Oct 14, 2014

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

 

Does Jim hate Lucha? What was it like working with Michael Cole? How important is charity in the world of an Atheist? Why is Paul Ellering not mentioned amongst great managers?

 

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.

 

Oct 12, 2014

Konnan, Court Bauer and MSL are back on the regular with a hot, new episode of MLW Radio talking the latest in the scandalous world of wrestling.  Some topics discussed on this episode include:

  • Rock in a new Baywatch movie
  • Rock’s odd selection for movie projects
  • Ricardo Rodriguez on HHH calling Latinos bumblebees
  • What’s the deal with WWE upset with Rey attending Lucha Underground?
  • Stone Cold does a run-in on Court during the podcast. WHAT!?
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin comeback talk
  • Lucha Underground
  • Jim Ross calling Battleground MMA
  • Chrisley is RAW
  • Rosa Mendes is dating WHO?
  • MSL gets aroused while looking at pictures of MJ from Shahs of Sunset
  • The next big thing: Ass transplants
  • Norman Smiley
  • F/M/K/Eat is BACK!
  • TNA talent look for work elsewhere
  • What’s Octagon’s status in AAA?
  • The Wyatts being split up
  • NXT talent transitioning to the main roster
  • Fall TV
  • Fall reading recommendation
  • Lack of heat in wrestling nowadays

Send your questions for Konnan, Court & MSL in to: mailbag@MLW.com

Oct 11, 2014

Alex Koslov joins his Forever Hooligans partner Rocky Romero and the good brothers Doc Gallows and "Machine Gun" Karl Anderson to talk shop!  On this episode, get to know the Russian Hoot as he talks about his career, childhood beatings with a belt, his Russian background and much more.

Send the Talk'n Shop crew your questions: goodbrothers@MLW.com

Oct 10, 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 November 1995 and the build up to the three ring, 60 man battle royal to crown a new World Heavyweight Champion at World War 3. 

Kevin also talks about setting up WCW's relationship with New Japan Pro Wrestling and details the financial arrangement as well as the booking plans for Sting, Chris Benoit and Kensuke Sasaki.

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

Oct 9, 2014

This week on The Experience, we're giving you a little bit of everything.

 

From Kevin Steen and El Generico, to Values Voters, Mike Huckabee, Muslims and Born Agains, we're pissing off everyone! We also have a mini Drive-Thru for you, with questions about Vince McMahon, Starrcade 91 and The Doctor!

 

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

Oct 8, 2014

John Pollock and Court Bauer reunite to talk about all the news from the past week:

--The MMA Battlegrounds pay-per-view and how Jim Ross and Chael Sonnen did

--A crazy story including the Battlegrounds promoter, his girlfriend and a stolen cage the day of the card

--"The Voice of Victory" Dean Stone

--TNA goes to Japan for Bound for Glory this weekend on pay-per-view

--Great Muta's public challenge to The Rock

--What happens to Impact after November 19th?

--A Pollock rant about television ratings 

--What MMA and pro-wrestling can take away from the NBA's deal with ESPN / Turner, which was announced this week

--Another installment of "Hey, wouldn't this be cool for the WWE Network?" with Court and Pollock

--Dusty Rhodes reaction to the Chamber of Horrors match from Halloween Havoc '91

--NJPW will be broadcasting the Tokyo Dome show on traditional pay-per-view in January

--Kings of Pro Wrestling OFF of Ustream 

--Expectations and strategy for NJPW to appeal to a North American audience

--A look at the Lucha Underground project and the recent trailer they put out

--Another authority figure coming to pro-wrestling 

Oct 8, 2014
MSL tries to help Alex Greenfield come down from an intense experience with ginger “star dog” cookies as the two talk all things wrestling including:
 
  • Dean Ambrose
  • Serbian porn
  • How important should a world title be?
  • WWE
  • Bray Wyatt
  • Bill Watts/Mid South booking philosophy
  • Plus they try to call a VIP listener named CJ!
Oct 5, 2014

Lucha Underground Executive Producer Chris "DJ" DeJoseph stops by the show to talk about the new El Rey Network series with Alex Greenfield and MSL.  Some topics discussed include:

  • "Harvest season" for Greeny 
  • The creative process at Lucha Underground
  • Some of the concepts Lucha Underground is experimenting with
  • Johnny "Mundo"
  • Ricochet
  • Men vs Women wrestling matches
  • Working for Vince McMahon versus John Fogelman
  • How DeJoseph landed the gig
  • What's DeJoeph been up to since leaving WWE in late 2010
  • Some of the talent DeJoseph is impressed by
  • MSL pitches an exotico seal gimmick for himself
  • DeJoseph's wild Mexican safari experiences while working on Stone Cold Steve Austin's Redneck Island
  • Greeny copes with a homemade batch of "Star Dog” cookies
  • Kaiju Big Battel
  • The time all three guys worked on a reality pilot together (yes, really!)

Check out Lucha Underground's premiere on the El Rey Network at 8pm ET on Wednesday October 29th and give DeJoseph a follow @ChrisDeJoseph

Oct 4, 2014

The good brothers are back talking shop with Cheerleader Melissa. On this episode Cheerleader Hoot and the good brothers talk: Melissa's various gimmicks, Rick Martel, Sensational Sherri, Melissa's father and they answer your questions-ski!

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

Oct 3, 2014

Former WWE, WCW and TNA writer Ed Ferrara joins Mister Saint Laurent to discuss their epic dinner three months in the making! 

Ed and MSL also discuss "the curse of knowing how to work," with Ed revealing a conversation he had with Vince McMahon backstage at Monday Night Raw after the two had just witnessed a great match.

What do Ed and MSL think of recent WWE programming? Should breast size impact a wrestler's character? What do Ed and MSL think of the recent independent events they've attended? 

Oct 2, 2014

This week on The Experience, we're joined by JJ Dillon.

 

Jim and JJ discuss the influence of Eddie Graham, the Florida territory, Texas Death Matches, wrestling logic, the importance of referees in creating heel heat, lack of legitimacy in the current product, the value of titles, the origin of the Dusty Finish, why predicating wrestling on violence is detrimental, and a couple very wild nights spend with The Four Horsemen 

 

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

Oct 1, 2014
Kevin Sullivan, MSL and Court Bauer continue their conversation from Sunday's podcast. On this show, the three discuss:
 
  • Did people pitch Ted Turner on starting up a wrestling promotion after 2001? The answer will stun you.
  • Jim Barnett and shutting down false reports about him abusing his power 
  • Doing lines of cocaine in King Curtis Iaukea’s gig marks
  • Gary Hart, Mark Lewin and Kevin Sullivan in trouble with the law back in the day
  • Mark Lewin eating frogs and licking lily pads
  • Purple Haze
  • Jimmy Carter’s involvement in wrestling

Email Sully your questions at: sullivan@mlw.com

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