Episode 97 – Paul Markoff 3

Joining me once again is Paul Markoff, one of the hosts of Now Playing. Paul and I sit down to talk about movies. We start off with our long-awaited discussion about Star Wars: The Force Awakens and chat about all the movies we have seen in the past 6 months. Paul and I even talk about the upcoming movies that we are excited to see and some classic flicks that we just viewed. Though there’s lots of movie talk in this episode, you’ll also get my opinions on the WWE Draft and the on-going CWC tournament. A little bit of fun for everyone!

Episode 96 – Michael Neno

On this edition of the PVDcast, I sit down with cartoonist, Michael Neno. While you may not know the name, you may have seen some of his art work in local businesses, such as Frankie’s Pizza. We discuss Michael’s lengthy career in self-publishing. Michael has created such comics as The Signifiers, Quacky Pig, Reactionary Tales, The Mesh and many others. Michael and I also discuss his love for MGM movies and even fit in a little chat about the upcoming Presidential race. Listen in to hear how Michael is more than a one-trick pony when it comes to his artistic skills. It’s all found in episode 96!

Episode 95 – Terry W. Ervin II

On this edition of the PVDcast, I sit down with author, Terry W. Ervin II. We discuss his many novels, which include Relic Tech, Flank Hawk, Soul Forge, Blood Sword and Relic Hunted. We also discuss the writing process, as well as the trials & tribulations of being an author. We even manage to get a little political; getting some thoughts and opinions from Terry on this year’s Presidential election. Join in and listen to one of the most well-rounded editions of this podcast.

Episode 94.5 – My Homeboy Pierre

On this mini-episode of the PVDcast, I give a recap and my honest opinion on two big pro wrestling events from this past week. The first, I witnessed in person, the ROH show in Columbus, Ohio. The second, I watched from the comfort of my sofa, the big NXT:Takeover event. I even manage to throw in my thoughts on the Stanley Cup Finals & my “love” for Pierre McGuire. It’s a fun installment that I believe every puck-head and wrestling geek can appreciate!

Episode 94 – Stephen Hines 2

On this installment of the PVDcast, Stephen Hines returns to talk about his new project. The man behind such comic book tales as Valedictorian USA, Cracker Stacker and Zombie Fabulous, has a new memoir that has hit the bookshelves. Rebirth Defect is Stephen’s memoir about his experiences with organized religion. Stephen talks openly about being involved with several religions over the years and explains how each of these experiences impacted him. This is truly one of the most insightful, philosophical and thought-provoking editions of this podcast.

Episode 93.5 – 3 Rivers Comic Con Part 2

On this mini-episode of the PVDcast, I talk about my experience going to the first ever 3 Rivers Comic Con. I will give my opinion on the event, as well as what I did and bought while there! I also touch base on some WWE news, including the Extreme Rules PPV and Cody Rhodes’ release. It’s a short episode that is quite different than the other short episodes, so check it out!

Episode 93 – 3 Rivers Comic Con

On this edition of the PVDcast, I talk to Dan Lavoie, who is the convention manager for the inaugural 3 Rivers Comic Con. Dan & I chat about the history surrounding the creation of this convention. We also discuss what folks can expect when they stop out to the comic con, including the programming at the event. We even fit in a little bit of Dan’s background and love of comics. Check out all the information about the 3 Rivers Comic Con by going to http://3riverscomicon.com/!

Episode 92 – Ben Hilton

On this edition of the PVDcast, my pal, Ben Hilton (@benhilton88), stops by to chat about all things wrestling! We give our insights and opinions on the latest WWE PPV, Payback, as well as some random notes on NXT and ROH. We even discuss our favorite wrestling themes and entrances and discover that we have the EXACT same man-crush. Who is it? Well, you’ll have to listen to this rowdy and rambunctious episode to find out!

Episode 91 – “Big Guns” Jeff Cannon

On this episode of the PVDcast, I am joined by the promoter of Ohio Championship Wrestling and my good friend, “Big Guns” Jeff Cannon. Within a few days of the airing of this edition, Jeff will retire from pro wrestling. Jeff talks about his career in wrestling, including his reasoning behind his desire to step away from this industry. We cover Jeff’s start in pro wrestling, to working in the Central Ohio area for FIW and PWC, to the creation of OCW and everything in between. Tune into this celebratory conversation of Jeff’s career!

Episode 90 – Brian Lau 3

This edition of the PVDcast features a return guest. Brian Lau joins me again to discuss and update us on his project, Staunch Ambition. Brian’s science-fiction, fantasy graphic novel is the subject of a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the printing of issue #1, as well as subsequent issues. Brian and I talk about the ups and downs of being on Kickstarter, as well as how the preview issue has been received by fans. We even get into an enthusiastic discussion of movies, including the controversial Batman v. Superman! Check out this episode and find out how you can help Staunch Ambition be  successful, independent graphic novel.