In two weeks, the WWE will present the Pay-Per-View event that kicks off the “road to Wrestlemania”. That event is, obviously, the Royal Rumble. I sit down with two guests, DJ Joey Blayze (@djjoeyblayze) and Miss Christina (@idontlovethat) to discuss the possible winners, losers and surprises that may happen in Philadelphia on January 28. Did we pick the right wrestlers to win their matches? Are our picks for the winners of the men’s and women’s Rumbles correct? There’s only one way to find out…listen to episode #142!
The word, donnybrook, is defined as a wild argument or fight. For my guest of episode 141 of The PVDcast, it’s the title of his new comic book. I’m joined by Dom Riggio, the man behind Mess Bucket Comics, who has penned a hockey comic called Donnybrook. This comic collects the various stories and experiences Dom has had with the many oddball hockey players he encountered while playing the sport. We also chat about the Donnybrook release party happening on January 12, as well as The Frozen Fish Fiasco, Dom’s other graphic novel, The Arcane: Awakening, the Detroit Red Wings and plenty more!
After a brief hiatus, The PVDcast returns for 2018 with a legendary guest! Long time WWE star, “The Brooklyn Brawler” Steve Lombardi joins me on this installment of The PVDcast! Brawler discusses his career, shares some great stories and fills us in on his various projects, which includes his book, Brawler Unfiltered, and his new YouTube channel, Brawler’s Corner. Journey into the life and times of one of the longest tenured WWE stars by checking out this episode.
The year is almost over and it has been a great year for The PVDcast. On this episode of my beloved podcast, I review and discuss the highlights of 2017. Some of those highlights include my fabulous guests, my trips to great places and changes to the podcast. I also touch on my hopes and expectations for the upcoming year.
As a side note, I would like to thank all the guests who have appeared, all my fellow podcasters who have helped me out and all the listeners who have tuned into The PVDcast this year!
So, sit back and enjoy this 16-minute trip back in time.
This episode of The PVDcast has literally been several weeks in the making. The Thanksgiving holiday caused havoc with getting the Survivor Series Review edition completed. But, it’s done and ready to be heard! Join me and Ringside Rand as we recap the pay-per-view, the NXT: Takeover War Games event and chat about the current storylines on RAW & Smackdown Live. We even talk about the 30 for 30 documentary on “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair. Hopefully, this installment was worth the wait.
On this episode of the PVDcast, I am joined by Brian Zane, the man who is behind many pro wrestling themed YouTube shows. His most popular, Wrestling With Wregret, takes a comical look at bad ideas, angles, characters and events from pro wrestling’s present and past. Brian’s involvement in pro wrestling isn’t limited to creating entertaining and informative pro wrestling YouTube shows. He is also a wrestler and manager that has been in the business for over 10 years. Brian and I discuss his various shows, as well as his career as a wrestler and manager and training under Buddy Rose and Colonel DeBeers. Check out this episode because I’m sure that you won’t regret it!
It’s time for the annual WWE fall tradition, the Survivor Series! On this edition of The PVDcast, I am joined by my resident wrestling marks, Ringside Rand and DJ Joey Blayze. We discuss the upcoming Survivor Series card, as well as the NXT Takeover event featuring the return of War Games! Mix in a little of the silliness that always happens when the three of us get together and you have one entertaining episode! Kick back and get ready to hear all of our insights, opinions and predictions on the pay-per-view that we hopefully will be thankful for when it is over.
On this mini-episode of The PVDcast, I give a status update on some of the things that have been going on with yours truly. (Hence, the very creative title for the episode!) Find out what’s been going on & hear my opinions on several other topics. Those topics include the upcoming WWE PPV, Survivor Series, the Kenny Omega – Chris Jericho match-up slated for Wrestle Kingdom 12 & Georges St. Pierre’s return to the UFC. So check out this emblematic episode that is sure to entertain!
Hey, wrestling fans! Do I have an episode of The PVDcast for you! Filmmaker Chris Bournea joins me to discuss his documentary, Lady Wrestler: The Amazing, Untold Story of African-American Women in the Ring. This documentary chronicles the lives and careers of three brave, African -American women who were trailblazers in pro wrestling, while facing racism and discrimination along the way. Chris shares his stories about making this film, why these gifted wrestlers aren’t recognized, how Columbus, Ohio fits into this tale and how influential these women were to the sport of pro wrestling. Trust me, you’ll learn a lot about this small, but important, piece of pro wrestling history by listening to the episode!
On this episode of The PVDcast, comic book creator & author, Stephen Hines stops by to talk about his projects, including his massively popular graphic novel, Zombie Fabulous. In addition to this topic, we dive into some other non-comic book subjects that are personal to Stephen. We discuss his love of music, his advocacy for mental health issues & we even manage to fit in some politics. This is one well-rounded edition of The PVDcast!