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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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Mar 14, 2018

Chris, Rich, and Dylan are back tonight to talk about some big topics in indie wrestling. The former Kimber Lee, Abbey Laith returns to the indie scene. ROH has a big show. MLW tapes for TV. and the issue of wrestlers playing politics and the impact it is having on the current indie scene. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Mar 13, 2018

CHIKARA’s longest running annual tradition is here again, as sixteen competitors aged 25 years or younger will compete for the prize of the coveted Young Lions Cup! Wrestlers from all around the country are represented, and JUSTIN and Kevin will tell you who they think will take the Cup home! Additionally, two Tag World Grand Prix qualifying matches are discussed, including the return of two favorites, and a big grudge match that has a world of promise.

 

Plus: The reveal of the first team in King of Trios, and Kevin talks about his experience doing commentary with Mike Quackenbush at NOVA Pro’s “Sink or Swim” event!

 

Check out PWP’s RAINN fundraiser at Tinyurl.com/RAINNpwp

 

Mar 12, 2018

Chris, Ari, Miccio, and Rich are  back to go over what was a fun PPV from ROH. They break it down match by match. Go over the ramifications, what each match result could mean, and overall what it does for ROH going forward. They also have some discussion about the upcoming SuperCard of Honor event. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com 

Mar 10, 2018
Jerome and Brian celebrate the now two time Academy Award winning director Guillermo Del Toro's second superhero film, Hellboy. The duo discusses their mixed feeling on the film but having some kind words for Ron Perlman's performance and the visual aspects of the film. The script and the way the female characters are written have a bit more to be desired. It's the first of two straight weeks looking at Del Toro's work as March rolls on. 
Mar 6, 2018

Chris and Rich are back to talk about Rich's live perspective of ROH's Manhattan Mayhem and a small preview for their 16th anniversary PPV. Jerome and Ryan update us on the RAINN fundraiser and some thoughts on the Sami Callihan situation. Rich and Chris also bring up some of the fun marketing that Game Changer Wrestling is doing in indie wrestling. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

 

Sorry for the audio quality on some of the spots. Skype was cutting in and out a lot. 

Mar 4, 2018
Jerome and Brian are back to talk about the underrated and often forgotten Captain America: The First Avenger. The villains aren't great, but the nazis are evil. Chris Evans blows his previous performances out of the water and redeems his time as Johnny Storm with an earnest and job as Captain America. This is the second MCU film that will be discussed in terms of the pantheon. Expect a lot more in the ramp up to Avengers: Infinity War. 
Feb 27, 2018
Rich is on the show with no Chris GST or Dylan site. Rich called in his 45th choice as a co-host, co-founder Jerome Cusson. Jerome also brings on Ryan Rozanski for a discussion about PWP's latest fundraiser for RAINN. RIch and Jerome discuss results from the weekend (Beyond and AIW) as well as some Ring of Honor/Elite news. Jerome also reviews basic science. Fun listen.  
 
Donate to our fundraiser at https://tinyurl.com/rainnpwp
Feb 26, 2018
Jerome and Brian are here to review and discuss the latest from Marvel, Black Panther. This is 70 minutes of gushing about what was one of the best and most engaging Marvel films ever made. They discuss the greatness of cast and its political message. Spoilers abound but odds are if you're reading this you've seen the movie. So come check out a love letter to the latest from Marvel Studios. 
Feb 20, 2018

Chris, Dylan, and the late Rich have a lot to talk about on this Newscast. From the celebration of EVOLVE's 100th show and tons of other results. To AAW's surprise usage of Elgin and the backlash felt from the wrestling community. Plus some fun talk about Carl Pierre Ouellet. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Feb 17, 2018
We're two months into our podcast run, but and to celebrate the two month anniversary, Jerome and Brian review their first sequel as they gear up for Black Panther next week. This week, they explore the underrated Blade 2. Find out whether we really missed anything by having a sex scene deleted and some of the influences on this action/horror combo film. It's the best of the series as Wesley Snipes gets to show personality, Ron Perlman gets a little racist, and what the hell happened to Whistler?
 
 
 
 
 
Feb 13, 2018

What a week it has turned out to be. Chris is joined by Jerome Cusson first to talk about the recent Powerbomb.TV issues with co-founder Adam Lash and the recent developments. Chris and Rich recorded on Monday and talk about a lot of the results from this past weekend including ROH livestream, CWF Mid Atlantic, CZW, Tetsujin, and more. They also discuss the upcoming Scenic City Invitational news. They also delve into what the NWA is doing with James Ellsworth and what a mistake they think it is. Lots of other topics are discussed as well including Being the Elite storylines and how it affects ROH. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Feb 13, 2018

National Pro Wrestling Day is here once again, live and free to attend! CHIKARA is pulling out all the stops this years, loading the card with three title matches, a major debut, and many matches with implications on future CHIKARA events. JUSTIN and Kevin talk about the entire card, promising new characters, some of their favorite (and least favorite moments) from the Season Premiere, Joey Janela and Tony Deppen in CHIKARA, and how the Grand Championship has distorted JUSTIN’s perception of CHIKARA history.

 

To play JUSTIN’s King of Trios themed Mario Maker level, enter code 1DDF-0000-005E-F7F0

 

Feb 12, 2018

Chris is joined by AAW analyst Derek Walker and Qumar Zaman discussing 2017, including its highly regarded branching out to LaSalle, top storylines and payoffs, the inclusion of Lucha talent into the fold and how they've taken over. We also discuss the new venues in Rosemont and LaSalle, the rise of David Starr (and Eddie Kingston) along w/ WRSTLING, who we both consider AAW's 2017 MVP, the use and elevation of young talent, our predictions for 2018, and the newly minted women's division. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Feb 11, 2018
Jerome and Brian celebrate the 20th anniversary of the original Blade movie and the start of an underrated trilogy in the world of comic book films. They discuss Blade and his mom's complicated relationship, the awful special effects in act three, and the greatness of the opening scene. 
Feb 6, 2018

Chris, Rich, and Dylan are back to discuss some big news. ROH getting a huge match (almost stealing it?) from NJPW in Omega versus Cody. The announcement of the HonorClub streaming service. All coinciding with a possible new ROH attendance record reached if the data is correct. The guys also talk about the trend of fresh faces being allowed to thrive/pushed more. They also preview the upcoming SCI Rumble, what MLW is doing right, and talk about some other big news from around the indie scene. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Feb 5, 2018
Jerome and Brian are kicking off a month's worth of looking at black superheroes with an examination of the 1993 film Meteor Man. It's not great, but it's a fascinating look at an important piece of forgotten film history. They discuss the the positive message, awful visuals and villains, plus what a potential remake might look like. 
Jan 30, 2018

Chris, Ari, Miccio, and Rich are back for a look back at the year that was 2017 for Ring of Honor. They cover major topics and trends that occurred throughout the year. Talent departures, incoming talents, and more. They go through the attendance, relationship with NJPW, and a lot of banter about what made 2017 successful and what were some short comings when it comes to promotion and booking. They also look forward to 2018 and talk about some fun predictions. Send your thoughts to contact@ROHworld.com 

Jan 28, 2018
This week, Jerome and Brian are back for the first ever film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Iron Man. Coming out in 2008, this is where it all began. In the same summer as The Dark Knight, witness how Marvel stumbled onto an entire universe just by including one post-credit sequence. Hear the discussion about Robert Downey's journey toward an iconic role and performance. Listen as the duo discuss the underatedness of Gwyneth Paltrow's performance. Marvel (pun intended) at how mediocre even the first villain is. 
Jan 24, 2018

Chris, Dylan, and Rich are back to talk about a lot of news coming out of this past week. The signing of Ricochet, Candice LeRae, and War Machine to WWE. IWA Mid South running their 800th show. They discuss results from IWA, AAW, and AIW. The group then gets into a larger discussion about where the new crop of indie talent are coming from and what schools they come out of. They also discuss the new Youtube guidelines that could be prohibitive to new indie promotions. Other news from around the indie world as well including EVOLVE and PWG news. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

 

Jan 23, 2018

It’s a new year and new season for CHIKARA! As promised, JUSTIN has quit and Kevin is flying solo...or is he? Topics discussed include the Season 18 finale, the Parcel of Power, CHIKARA’s upcoming schedule for the year and how it will affect this podcast, plus a full rundown of the Season 19 premiere with predictions! All the details for this Sunday’s wrestling spectacular and more await you!


To play JUSTIN’s King of Trios themed Mario Maker level, enter code 1DDF-0000-005E-F7F0

Jan 22, 2018
Back in the first year of the century, Marvel has arguably had one decent movie, and that was 1998's Blade. Then it all changed when 20th Century Fox brought in the best of the past, present, and future of superhero films. Flashback to Hugh Jackman's first time as Wolverine and a whole lot of blue and gray. Try and figure out Halle Berry's accent. Listen as Jerome and Brian discuss this film and branch off into other conversations dealing with the franchise and certain comic book films in general. Don't be like what Wolverine calls Cyclops toward the end of this film. Give this podcast episode a listen. 
 

On Twitter, be sure to follow Jerome @jcusson1985, Brian @briandabrain, and the show @heropantheon. You can also send an e-mail to superheropantheon@gmail.com

Jan 22, 2018

Our annual Year in Review series of podcasts is back and we start with one of the most popular growing international promotions that many of you asked for us to cover, PROGRESS Wrestling. We have put together the perfect team to do this. Our own Suit Williams who does excellent PROGRESS reviews for us here at PWP. He is joined by Richard Benson who does the same for POST Wrestling and The Indy Corner. They cover the year that was 2017 for PROGRESS and look back at some of the most important points and events. Send your feedback to us at mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jan 18, 2018

A mash-up episode for our season finale, as host Johnny P. (@johnphilapavage) speaks finishes up his conversation with Michael McAllister (@MMcAllisterCWF) and has a nice little chat with Joey Hogan (@samoaJoey), who many newer fans of CWF might not realize they know. Also, he has the greatest Twitter profile pic ever, so go friend him and McAllister. Finally, John has a special message to wrap up the year. Thanks for another great season. Support @cwfmidatlantic

Jan 16, 2018

Chris, Rich, and Dylan have a lot to talk about. They discuss the seeming future of EVOLVE with Gabe becoming a WWE consultant and take a look at what the weekend's results could mean for future storylines. Major news from the PWX X16 tournament and new champions are talked about. They also discuss the fallout from PWG including Ricochet possibly going to WWE, ROH's international tours, and more. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jan 15, 2018
There is no superhero film that has generated more conversation than the 1989 Batman film. From the time Michael Keaton was cast to what the ultimate legacy actually is, this film is a mixed bag. Jerome and Brian break down the good and bad. They emphasize the intelligence of Jack Nicholson and downplay Michael Keaton's performance as the man behind the caped cowl. Get ready to crash through the glass and show off where you got this wonderful podcast. 
 
On Twitter, be sure to follow Jerome @jcusson1985, Brian @briandabrain, and the show @heropantheon. You can also send an e-mail to superheropantheon@gmail.com
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