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Podcast Roundup (May 30, 2016): Extreme Rules, Brand Split, Cameron, Apollo Crews, Ric Flair, more!

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Throughout the week, we here at Cageside have several weekly running podcasts. If you missed anything, didn't know of, or waited until the last minute, here I have compiled everything in one spot. With each entry, I have provided a link to it's original source. There is also quite a number of podcasts hosted by retired veterans, WWE Hall of Famers and long time Pro Wrestling Journalists. Though I cannot possibly throw up everything, I will round up some of the more popular ones, and leave links to others at the very bottom. Feel free to add your favorites or anything I may have missed in the comment section below. If you want to inquire about adding a podcast here, please contact Geno Mrosko.

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  • Thursday May 19, 2016

Not Your Demographic - Episode 34 - Magicians, Handymen & No Preditictions

This week Erin and Stella do not predict Extreme Rules, because whatevs. You're not their boss! They do however, talk about all the Willows, Stella has a panic attack thinking about a Dirty Heels reunion (spoiler: she is dissapointed), Erin hates time machines and fun, and Lucha is magic. Stella knows, she dated a magician. #shame

Follow us on the interwebs! @Stella_Cheeks @ErnGenC

  • Monday May 23, 2016

Cageside Live! - The 'Crossfit Jesus' edition (WWE Exteme Rules 2016 reactions)

Geno and special guest Megan Smith (who is both probably a better host and definitely a better drummer than the AWOL Sean) hangout to talk Extreme Rules and the state of WWE following the return of Seth Rollins.

  • Wednesday May 25, 2016

Cageside Live! - The 'Sean Watch 2016' edition

Sean's back, WWE's breaking news about live SmackDowns and brand splits and whatnot, and Geno feels like talking rassling!

  • Friday May 27, 2016

Cageside Live! - The 'We're going DRAFTING' edition

Why should the WWE have all the fun? We can pretend Raw and SmackDown are different companies, too. And that's exactly what Sean & Geno are going to do when they play rival GMs in this fantasy draft.

Rudo Radio - Episode 47 - Featuring Griffin McElroy

On this week's episode:

00:00 - Welcome special guest Griffin McElroy!

03:14 - What gimmick would you use if you were a wrestler?

10:08 - Peace out, Stardust

15:23 - You can take a picture OF Cody Rhodes

19:36 - Extreme Rules!

20:22 - Dolph Ziggler's tender, tender balls

26:13 - The Usos mnemonic and my energetic mother's nastytexts

33:06 - Neville should be an anime boy

40:34 - The Fatal 4-Way was SO GOOD

44:46 - The Asylum match and Chris Jericho's weird Quato body

47:46 - Brock Lesnar bleeds condiments, probably

59:20 - Welcome back Seth Rollins, the premium soggy boy

1:02:06 - Saying goodbye to Ric Flair, the garbage person

1:05:45 - Money in the Bank, who you got? Who's left?

1:09:18 - TakeOver is looking mighty fine/Goodbye to BAMF

1:10:55 - The Gift of the Gods

1:11:53 - ENZO BACK

1:16:11 - Thanks to everyone and goodbye to Bill!

1:17:36 - The best soggy boys money can buy.


  • Tuesday May 24, 2016

The Steve Austin Show (Clean) - Ep. 327 - Ariane Andrew aka Cameron

Ariane Andrew aka Cameron talks about her journey to WWE, and recent release. She shares her very candid reaction to the news, and contemplates her future in the squared-circle business. She also shares stories from her time competing on "Tough Enough" when Steve hosted, her decision to leave the WWE main roster and spend a year back at NXT, her experiences in the WWE women's locker room, filming the reality show "Total Divas" for E!, and her favorite match.

Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast - Ep. 083 - Apollo Crews

Apollo Crews talks to Sam and Katie Linendoll about becoming a star, coming up, finding a character and more. Wade Keller from PWTorch joins for the State of Wrestling.

  • Wednesday May 25, 2016

The Ross Report - Ep. 119 - Andrew Goldstein

Former WWE creative team member Andrew Goldstein joins JR to breakdown the Extreme Rules PPV and whether the concept even makes sense in this PG world. They also discuss Cody Rhodes and Adam Rose's recent releases from WWE, how to book Roman Reigns, the "kiss" spot, AJ Styles, audience chanting, Ring Of Honor's cultivation of talent, Lucha's unique approach to the squared circle, and whether or not the stories of TNA's demise are greatly exaggerated. Plus, Andrew shares the lessons he learned from Dusty Rhodes.

Talk Is Jericho - Ep. 250 - Ric Flair

Ric Flair has plenty of stories about his early days in wrestling working for Jim Barnett, doing matches in Japan, surviving full-blown fan riots, traveling to North Korea with Muhammad Ali, and living with Roddy Piper in Charlotte. He's also talking about his infamous robes, Roman Reigns, and traveling with his daughter, WWE's Charlotte.

  • Thursday May 26, 2016

The Steve Austin Show (Unleashed!) - Ep. 328 - Wade Keller

Wade Keller joins Steve to talk about the WWE brand split and Smackdown's move to live TV on Tuesday nights. What will each show look like? Which talent will headline which show, who will be featured where, what does this mean for the NXT roster, and how will the announcing teams play into the new programming?? Plus, they discuss the timing of Cody Rhodes release and what his future may hold, AJ Style's lack of wins, Sasha Banks' concussion, Ric Flair & Charlotte's awkward promo on RAW, Bray Wyatt, and the plight of Roman Reigns.

  • Friday May 27, 2016

Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast - Bonus Episode - WWE Brings Back The Draft

Audio of YouTube SOW Bonus Show breaking down WWE's draft announcement. Watch the video on the notsam Youtube channel

You're Welcome with Chael Sonnen - Ep. 92 - Honky Tonk Man

Wayne "Honky Tonk Man" Farris explains how he broke into the professional wrestling business, what the Goldberg era of wrestling was like, and how politics play a role in professional wrestling.


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 Taz Show - Current Sports Entertainment Personality & Multi Time World Champion interviews current wrestling and sports personalities from across the world.

WOOOOO! Nation with Ric Flair - WOOOOOOOOOO! Add a little Flair to your life by joining the Nature Boy every week as he talks pro wrestling, sports, tells stories like only he can, and interviews his celebrity friends. No topic is off limits for Flair during his weekly CBS podcast. Come join WOOOOO! Nation!

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 Stat Guy Greg. 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.

The Lapsed Fan - The Lapsed Fan co-chairmen bring a unique chemistry and perspective to discussion of the pro wrestling of lore, reviewing archived pay-per-views with a fresh set of eyes, and identifying just what it was that made wrestling better – or, often, worse – in years past. Consider it the definitive audio guide to the archived shows in your WWE Network. Or don't, but be sure to listen for the spills and thrills.

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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