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Podcast Roundup (May 9, 2015): Dean Ambrose, Billy Corgan, Dixie Carter, Samoa Joe, more!

We here in the Cageside community love to talk about the industry we all love so much that we actually have several podcasts that run at various times throughout the week. There are also numerous podcasts hosted by legends we all grew up loving. Some make it to the front page, some get buried in the busy day of thread activity, and some maybe don't get posted at all. In case you forgot, didn't know of, or want to look back on any of them, here I will accumulate the week's shows all in one spot, at the end of every week. I encourage you to bookmark the page as well. If you have something you would like to share with the rest of us, feel free to provide a link in the comment section for everyone to enjoy.


  • Saturday May 2, 2015

Like a House Afire: Selling WWE Network

Live content, a record number of subscriber and more marked a big week for Vince McMahon's latest innovation. A year since its introduction, cSs' Sean Rueter looks at what's worked, what hasn't and how Vince's obsession with being in the 'entertainment' business isn't helping.

  • Friday May 8, 2015

Like a House Afire: May Hot Topics! Sami Zayn, Hideo Itami, Daniel Bryan, Paige, NXT and more!

cSs' Sean Rueter runs down his thoughts on the futures of Sami Zayn, Hideo Itami and Daniel Bryan, WWE's image makeover attempt with the ESPN E: 60 documentary on NXT and more. Plus, see if a cat walks in front of the camera while he's trying to talk about the tragic death of a child in Pennsylvania, and watch him cut a promo on NXT's Dana Brooke.


  • Monday May 4, 2015

Piper's Pit - Ep. 57 - Talking Sting!!

STING! STING! STING! Hot Rod gives his thoughts on legendary WCW wrestler Sting's brawl with Triple-H at Wrestlemania. Roddy and special guest comedian Earl Skakel break down the wrestling great's appearance and give their thoughts on why the WWE might have blown their opportunity to incorporate Sting into the WWE.

  • Tuesday May 5, 2015

The Steve Austin Show (Clean) - Ep. 217 - Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter meets Steve Austin for the first time in part 1 of a sit-down that covers everything from Dixie's country music days to her first introduction to pro-wrestling to her takeover of TNA to British Boot Camp and TNA's upcoming tour. Dixie also talks Ole Miss Rebels football, her love of the Dallas Cowboys, and the motorcycle accident that cost Jeff Hardy a broken leg!

  • Wednesday May 6, 2015

The Ross Report - Ep. 64 - Samoa Joe (Part 1)

Is Samoa Joe going to WWE? If MMA/UFC had been bigger when Joe was getting started, would he have chosen that path instead of pro-wrestling? Joe answers both questions, and also has some thoughts on his Samoan upbringing & parents, show biz at a young age, his participation in the 1984 Summer Olympics opening ceremony, his friend CM Punk, ROH, his time at TNA, Sting's future, Ronda Rousey, and wrestling in Japan.

Talk Is Jericho - Ep. 140 - Billy Corgan

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has a new gig & a new title! He's the "Senior Producer Creative & Talent Development" at TNA. President Dixie Carter recruited Billy, and today, you'll hear what exactly he intends to do in his new role - from creation of storylines & angles to development of new TNA talent. Billy knows his wrestling stuff! This is no gimmick gig! You'll also hear a few Pumpkins stories tossed into the mix and how his experience in one of the biggest rock bands of the 90s has prepared him for pro-wrestling. And if you were wondering - yes, he's gonna do both!

  • Thursday May 7, 2015

The Steve Austin Show (Unleashed) - Ep. 218 - Court Bauer of MLW Radio

Court Bauer of MLW Radio joins Steve to talk atomic drops, suplexes, the DDT, Lucha Underground, TNA, Billy Corgan, and three hours of Monday Night RAW. They also trade thoughts on Rusev & Lana, Sami Zayn, Bray Wyatt, and the art of the promo!

  • Friday May 8, 2015

Talk Is Jericho - Ep. 141 - Paranormal Dean Ambrose

Dean Ambrose returns to TIJ to talk Big Foot vs the Yeti (there is a difference), Lake Monsters, UFOs, the pyramids, and the moon landing. He also shares his own ghost stories, and explains why he'll never take a journey into space.


MLW Radio - MLW Radio is headed by former WWE writer Court Bauer. This website is home to numerous podcasts, such as Kevin Sullivan, Jim Cornette, John Pollock, Court Bauer, MSL, Konnan, "The Writer's Room" w/ Alex Greenfield, Court Bauer and Ed Ferrara, "Talkin Shop", and so much more.

The Art of Wrestling - This is Colt Cabana's podcast, and a very popular one. Almost every week he has a guest, and of course Colt's very funny humor.

Cheap Heat - Weekly running podcast hosted by HOT97's Peter Rosenberg and David Shoemaker. Listen as they talk with guests, all of the latest, as well as the past.

Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online - Bryan Alvarez, Mike Sempervive and Dave Meltzer, need I say more? Linked is the Sticher page with free shows. I highly recommend subscribing to get more content.

In Your Head Wrestling - A new personal favorite of mine, lots of guests and frequent shows. Give IYH a try.

SB Nation Podcasts - Here is everything else SB Nation has to offer.

Once again, if you have anything you think we should put here for everybody else to enjoy, let me know in the comment section.

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