Episode 404: Christmas with the Pizza Warrior

It’s the Shining Wizards and the Turnbuckle Throwbacks, together for some Christmas cheer and wrestling misery. First there’s some review of wrestling in 2018, then there’s some holiday cheer as they guys exchange gifts. Finally, there’s plenty of misery as the guys cover Starrcade 1998, where Jerry Flynn is in the semi main, Norman Smiley wiggles awfully against Prince Iaukea, and Kevin Nash ends the streak of Goldberg and becomes…

Episode 401: Lemon Party Louie

The Wizards kick off Season Eight with the return of “Lowlife” Louie Ramos. There’s plenty of disgusting talk, par for the course, but the guys get BEAN-BOOZLED and eat some gross jelly beans. Louie talks about the current stars of the hardcore scene, shares his two-cents about Nick Gage and David Arquette, tells the story of the origins of Masada’s skewers, and so much more. Plus, Matt introduces a new…

Episode 400: I’ve Been Here for Seven Years

Celebrating two milestones in one episode is hard work, but if anyone can handle it, it’s your boys the Shining Wizards. And the guys brought out the heavy guns for this one, as SiriusXM Busted Open’s Dave LaGreca joins them to do some wrestling talk. There’s plenty of walks down memory lane, from first wrestling shows to magazine and figure collecting, to the old arenas and spot shows. The guys…

Episode 399: Matt’s Fantastic Birthday BASH!!!

Kevin and Tony were given the daunting task of making Matt’s birthday special… again. Of course, Matt is late to his own party, but complete with a bathroom break and his name in lights, he was ready for the night. Jazzy Gabert, Matt’s wrestling sweetheart, joined us all they way from Germany to start things off. From there, it’s an interview redemption as Matt once again speaks with Tripp Cassidy….

Episode 398: Thumbquacks

The boys have a few big shows (wellllllll) coming up in the next few weeks, but before we get there, it’s one more stop on the wrestling road. First there’s plenty of buildup to Survivor Series, and there’s general disappointment over the “brand supremacy” battles. It didn’t help that Becky Lynch is injured and off the show. Plus, no one really cares about Shane McMahon, although Tony thinks Stephanie is…

Episode 396: Halloween 2018

With an early start time, the guys are joined by superfan Manny Kratzo from Austria to open the show. Friend of the show Jerry Lynn joined us on the hotline to talk about his new podcast, Front Row Material, with friend of the show Mikey Whipwreck. Then, there’s a whirlwind of wrestling coverage, including Evolution, Raw, the upcoming Crown Jewel, Impact, 205 Live, NXT, and so much more. Finally, the…

Episode 395: Riccaboni and Rave

Terrible news this week as Roman Reigns relinquishes the Universal Championship after announcing he is battling leukemia. Despite the somber beginning, Raw turned into an eventful and exciting show. NWA70 took place, and we saw the crowning of a few new champions. Fallout from Bound for Glory shows us the first challenger for Johnny Impact, Plus, ROH commentator Ian Riccaboni and wrestling superstar Jimmy Rave join us on the hotline….

Episode 394: Killer Elite Squadcast

Concerns over WWE traveling to Saudi Arabia continue to dominate the news. Despite this, WWE continues to move forward building to both Evolution and Crown Jewel. Impact impresses with Bound for Glory this past weekend, although the ending of the show left a lot of questions to be answered. Lance Hoyt, star of New Japan and KES member, tells stories of his relationship with Curt Hawkins, his social life in…

Episode 393: Matt Taven and Tara

The road to Episode 400 continues, as the boys welcome their Patreon supporters and start right in with coverage of Super Showdown from Down Under. Coverage then continues with Impact wrestling before this weekend’s Bound for Glory show from Queens, NY. Unfortunately, Jake Crist wasn’t able to join us, so the guys covered RAW for a bit. Matt Taven, ROH World Champion called in to discuss the future of the…

Episode 391: You, Me, and Dupree

Is Dean Ambrose having second thoughts about being in the Shield? Is Drew McIntyre being used by Dolph Ziggler? Does Braun Strowman care either way? Was it Brie Bella’s fault Liv Morgan was concussed? All these questions and more as the Wizards recap Raw! Plus, Rene Dupree joins the guys to discuss Sylvan Granier and La Resistance, Vince McMahon ogling him, his new career in the UK and Japan, and…

Episode 390: Sam’s not Fired

Tony, Kevin, and Matt are back in Studio A, where Tony flubs the intro and gets mocked for his email writing skills. Matt gets compared to a Teletubby, and even though Kevin nails some great lines, Matt still finds a way to bury him for one bomb. After some Impact and CMLL discussion the guys are joined by the Last Professional Broadcaster Sam Roberts for some inside information on his…

Episode 387: Laboring Day

The boys are back for a laborious Labor Day celebration! They discuss their trip to Chicago for All In Weekend including thoughts on the card and the shenanigans that ensued! Plus, there’s coverage of a new, awful WWE Top 10 list, as well as coverage of the PWI 500 Top Ten. Back to work! Back to school! Take the Wizards with you! Don’t forget to buy a pink and black…