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PWPonderings.com Indie Wrestling Podcast

This is the official Podcast of PWPonderings.com. On PWP Podcasts you will find a variety of shows, each with a different emphasis. Our Newscasts cover major indie wrestling results, upcoming shows, & discuss broad topics within indie wrestling. The Podcast of Honor focuses on Ring of Honor while VIVA CHIKARA is your one stop show for everything within the CHIKARA universe. We also occasionally have PWP Xtra where we go into in depth conversations with either wrestlers, bookers, or management of various promotions and get their opinion on major topics. PWPonderings.com is focused on bringing INDIE wrestling to everyone. Please check out PWPonderings.com for all of our written content and of course contact us at mailbag@PWPonderings.com with your questions or comments.
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Aug 19, 2018
Jerome and Brian enter the modern era of Hulk movies by discussing one of the more controversial and divisive comic book films ever produced, the 2003 Hulk. Ang Lee had a very specific vision...that didn't always work out. The duo discusses the lack of chemistry and human emotion expressed by the two leads. They justify why Sam Elliot is easily the best performer and why this film has been forgotten. 
 
 
 
Aug 14, 2018
Rich and Dylan cover a bevy of big news topiscs this week, despite missing their leader, GST. The two discuss ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard selling out Madison Square Garden, the new All IN  match announcement of Kenny Omega vs Penta as well as a discussion of this week's EVOLVE shows. Dylan and Rich weigh in on Stokley Hathaway's departure and what he has meant to EVOLVE and his overall contribution to wrestling as a whole. All that and much more!
 
 
 
Aug 13, 2018
Jerome and Brian are continuing their Incredible Hulk month by discussing the second of the three television movies. This time, it's Daredevil making his on-screen debut. Find out whether John Rhys- Davies was really in the room with all the actors while giving his performance and what city the movie takes place in. Oh, and there's a *checks notes* landspeeder?
Aug 7, 2018

Rich and Chris are back. Unfortunately without Dylan Hales thanks to the the events that happened at SUP Graps. They talk about some big results from the weekend including SCI, AAW, EVOLVE, and others. They then talk about the Sam Adonis controversy and his usage of the term fa**ot and other words towards the fans at a Rev Pro show. They then dive into ALL IN and all the broadcast options, if it's worth $40, and more. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Aug 7, 2018

Chikarasaurus Rex is the second to last stop before King of Trios! With two title defenses and several players competing for points, Kevin and JUSTIN make their predictions for this Saturday’s show. Plus, JUSTIN gives his thoughts on “Clan Feuds”, talk of Mysterium Populus (remember that?), video games, LOST, and more!

 

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Aug 5, 2018
Jerome and Brian are back after an unexpected break. They begin a new month by discussing their first television movie. Based off the hit show The Incredible Hulk, the duo discuss the greatness of Bill Bixby and some of the more questionable elements regarding the story and villains. 
 
 
 
 
 
Jul 31, 2018

Chris and Rich are joined by Lavie Margolin to talk about some interesting issues. First up are Matt Riddle headed to WWE, PWG BOLA first round matches, and some notes from the weekend. Then Lavie and Chris have a discussion that started on Twitter about <a href="https://twitter.com/WalterAUT/status/1021841467327827968" rel="noopener" target="_blank">WALTER explaining why the term KAMPF</a> is used for Ring Kampf and the issues surrounding a term with so much connotation. Then the three talk about a more controversial issue in the news that the director of the Dojo Pro series is also on the board of a right wing organization that has many ties to anti-LGBTQ events and support. Let us know what you think about any of the issues discussed here at mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jul 24, 2018

Chris, Rich, and Dylan are back with a lot of topics to discuss. They talk about the shows from AAW, Glory Pro, and ROH this past weekend. They delve into the upcoming big shows from Beyond Wrestling, AIW, and others. They also look in depth at the end about the TV spoilers from ROH and MLW and what it means for each promotion. Send your thoughts in at mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jul 21, 2018

​Jerome and Ryan are back to discuss the 2018 Dynamite Cup. Things fall off the rails multiple times, but they review what was a really fun 90 minute show. They also bring up potential enemies' list, why Nolie is a better booker than you might think, and who rocks a vest better than anyone. Then it's throwback audio! Listen to Jerome and a young Ryan interview Johnny Gargano in an interview done in the wayback time of 2010. 

 
Jul 17, 2018

Chris, Rich, and Dylan are back to talk a lot of indie wrestling. They cover major results from the weekend including CHIKARA vs Beyond Wrestling, St Louis Anarchy, and PWG. Then they delve into top stories such as ROH and NJPW running the world's most famous arena. The trio discuss Powerbomb.TV's big weekend of shows and why it's important for them to succeed. They also discuss Jeff Cobb debuting at ROH this weekend and what it could mean. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jul 12, 2018
Jerome and Brian are back with another bonus episode as they discuss the latest from Marvel Studios. This time the Wasp is around. Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, and a host of other cast members bring new life to the franchise. Some of the same problems remain, but there are still a ton of great moments to be discussed. The duo discusses possible future movies in this franchise and just how this might connect with the fourth Avengers film. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jul 11, 2018

Rich and Dylan run down the news this week including the Taeler Hendrix/Jay Lethal situation, Nick Aldis v Flip Gordon and what that means for All In, Dojo Pro, The G1 special, NOVA Pro’s American Slang event and more !

Jul 10, 2018

This weekend, CHIKARA and Beyond Wrestling compete in a Best of 5 Series! Who do JUSTIN and Kevin believe will take the series? Plus: the annual (sorta) baseball show, a King of Trios update, and more!

 

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Jul 9, 2018

Chris GST, Rich, Ari, and Chris Miccio are back to talk about a lot of controversy and more in this episode of the Podcast of Honor. They delve into the fallout from Best in the World and the transition to Jay Lethal as the new Ring of Honor World Champion. They talk about the controversy surrounding Jay Lethal and allegations from Taeler Hendrix. They then discuss upcoming ROH shows and more. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jul 8, 2018

Jerome and Brian are back to talk about the visual wonder that is Doctor Strange. It's another origin story with some whitewashing and cultural appropriation to boot. Still, there is some fun to be found, particularly in the third act. Is it enough to get into the Pantheon? ​

Jul 3, 2018

Chris GST and Rich are here to talk about a lot of things from this past week. They discuss Rich's time as the Spanish broadcaster for ROH's Best in the World PPV, run down the show, and the ramifications from the title change that happened at the TV tapings which ROH hasn't hidden at all. They talk about the controversy stemming from certain people being booked on the NJPW/CEO Gaming convention and how Kenny Omega responded to it. The show opens with Dylan Hales providing us with an update and a special SCI announcement. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jul 2, 2018
Jerome and Brian discuss the most inconsequential and perhaps most entertaining of the MCU movies, Ant-Man. They discuss the great casting choices, the fantastic first scene which collided a number of worlds, and whether Evangeline Lilly should have been the Wasp. They also discuss why Darren Cross may be the worst villain in MCU ever. You don't need to play a game of Telephone to hear our thoughts on this movie. 
 
 
 
Jun 27, 2018

Chris GST goes solo this week to discuss a ton of results from this past weekend including both EVOLVE shows which featured a rare WWE NXT title match. Beyond Wrestling had some fun news items coming out such as Gresham being pushed out of the Dream Team and Joey Janela announcing his last death match. Chris also talks about the Dynamite Cup, AAW, and CHIKARA. PWG's final entrants into this year's BOLA tournament are discussed along with RISE Wrestling's financial situation. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jun 25, 2018

Chris, Rich, Ari, and Miccio are finally back with LOTS to talk about. The crew talk about the issues with the MSG deal and offer up some insight as to what other venues ROH could look into within the New York area. They look at Punishment Martinez as TV Champion and what it means for the future. Then the crew preview the Best in the World PPV with some surprising predictions for the main event. Including some long form scenarios that could play out. Tell us what you think! Send your feedback to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jun 24, 2018
There is a recent superhero film that gas a reputation for being one of the worst movies ever produced. Just when you thought the first two Fantastic Four films were the worst way a legendary superhero team could be portrayed, there's this. Jerome and Brian discuss this disaster and try to identify where it all went wrong. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jun 19, 2018

For the second year in a row, Kevin Ford sits down with Tom Green, the man behind the upcoming Dynamite Cup tournament in Indiana. Kevin talks to Tom about why he decided to run the tournament again, the trials and tribulations behind this year's installment, lessons learned from the previous year, and a full breakdown of the tournament matches and what they mean to Tom. Oh, and Tom also let his four year old son book another battle royal. All this, plus information on you can participate in the show raffle and/or buy a ticket to the event, with all proceeds going to the "Together We Rise" charity. 

 
For all the information on the Dynamite Cup, including the card and information on how to purchase show tickets and raffle tickets, check out their twitter at @DynamiteCup
 
 
Jun 19, 2018

Chris, Rich, Dylan, and Jerome are here to talk about a lot of topics. Rich gives his thoughts on the two ROH shows from this past weekend. Dylan gives his thoughts on WSU crowning new champions. Then the four talk about the huge changes in wrestling that have happened in 2018, how Triple H's process is different from Vince's, how women's wrestling has changed the landscape and what is possible for the industry, ROH running MSG, the relationship between NJPW, ROH, Rev Pro, & CMLL, and more. They also discuss the new Powerslam Network to round out the discussion. What are your thoughts on any of these topics? Send your comments to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jun 17, 2018
Jerome and Brian are back to discuss the latest Pixar/superhero box office smash, The Incredibles 2. They somehow make multiple Simpsons references and discuss how the film improves upon the first. They also go over some places where the film is weaker and answer some burning questions. Is this better than the original? Is this the best movie of the summer? What is the potential for a third film. Find out on our latest bonus episode. 
 
 
 
 
 
Jun 12, 2018

While GST is away, the kids will play! Rich and Dylan Hales man the helm for this week's show, discussing the Weekend of Tournaments, specifically the Tournament of Death and the Commonwealth Cup. Dylan discusses Jordynne Grace's performance this weekend and her place overall in the talk about best wrestler on the independents. The guys discuss New Day vs Omega and the Bucks at E32018, match ratings and NJPW's plan heading out of a Dominion. An episode you won't want to miss!

Jun 10, 2018
Jerome and Brian are back to discuss a superhero film that has no affiliation with either DC or Marvel, just the second time in 20 episodes this has happened. They discuss Pixar's entry into the genre, The Incredibles. They talk about the great voices, well thought out villains, well told story, amazing visuals, and the long lasting legacy. A great way to prepare for the sequel coming out next week. 
 
Be aware, there is an unannounced Avengers: Infinity War spoiler 37 minutes into the episode.  
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