Shining Wizards 581: Art and War

It’s Monday Night and you know what that means, an episode full of Wrestling Talk & Talk About Wrestling Matt and Kevin are back with a loaded show, after catching up on the holiday weekend, Matt’s mind is blown that a fan sold his house & gave the money to “Liz Morgan”. Kevin can’t believe it, and they both have a laugh about it before being joined by Big F’N…

Radioactive Metal 696: Record Store Yay!!

It’s that time again! As this episode drops, we’re only a week away from Record Store Day 2022! Next to Halloween, RSD is our fave day and is always a reason to get stoked. So as is new tradition around here, we fired up the old RSD website and go over our picks of the Day’s exclusive releases just dying to get onto our turntables. So go to recordstoreday.com and…

Shining Wizards 580: Top Golf Moses

The Two Man Army holds down the fort tonight, Discussion starts with Tony’s failed weekend attempts to go to Medieval Times and Top Golf, which leads into Moses from MCW and Shane Taylor Promotions joining the show. Moses shares his stories about learning to play golf and how much fun he had at Top Golf. Discussion turns to all things wrestling, including the end of ROH, the Moment of Solidarity,…

Shining Wizards 579: A Very Grizzled Podcast – Wrestlemania Week

We are back with a jam packed episode . Right off the bat, we are joined by Shawn Donavan, ISPW Tri State Champion & SAW Heavyweight Champion. We talk about WrestlePro, finally being a guest on the show, the influence of Pat Buck and Tommy Fierro, being a teacher, and much more. Introduce yourself to one of the best the east coast has to offer (Interview cuts in and out…

Shining Wizards 578: Something Something Alex Coughlin

It’s Wrestlemania Week and this is the perfect show to get you ready for all the events, or to listen on your trip to Dallas. We are joined by New Japan Pro Wrestling LA Dojo graduate Alex Coughlin to talk about a variety of subjects, including training at the LA Dojo, GCW Bloodsport, Japan, learning a new language & much more. We cover the Wrestlemania Card, talk about the Warrior…

Shining Wizards 577: King Kaun

It’s Monday Night and the gang is back & in full effect Kevin and Matt kick off the show with a quick catch up. Matt praises Kevin for taking some pictures with Ricky Morton & Jay Lethal at Wrestle Pro. Kevin talks about the show briefly and the Tony Nese/Casanova Valentine angle. They talk a bunch of random things, ROH, Wrestlemania, and Coliseum Home Video. Tony joins in the middle…

Shining Wizards 576: Hey Yo

On this episode of the podcast, we quickly catch up with each other before talking about Scott Hall. We had learned on Sunday that he was on life support, and then this morning, that he would be taken off life support. We talk about his legacy in the wrestling industry, from his time in the AWA to TNA. We talk about which version was our favorite, and cover all the…

Shining Wizards 575: The Hangover Cure with Karl Fredericks

Tony Hates Guests so he isn’t here for the start of the show Matt is stressing over AEW Figures Kevin is ready to talk with Karl Fredericks. Karl joins us, and we are quickly off to the races, talking shots, energy drinks, and his journey to the NJPW LA Dojo. We discuss his talks with NXT/WWE, his relationship with Alex Coughlin & Clark Connors. The hands on teaching of Shibata….

Shining Wizards 574: Second Salami

It’s Monday Night and You Know What That Means! A jam packed show! First we are joined by the up and coming Kidd Bandit. 8 months in the game, and from the Nightmare Factory. We talk about AEW Dark, Prestige Wrestling, Mike Bailey, Anime, Doritos and more. Keep you eye on this kid, he’s gonna be a star After Bandit, we have a few minutes to talk about Wrestlemania. Matt…

Shining Wizards 573: Matt’s Special Bag

The boys are all back in the saddle again with tons of wrestling talk and talk about wrestling They are joined by your favorite guest and ours, Mikko Maestro. Mikko throws down the challenge to Tombstone Jesus, and somehow figures it’s going to happen in New Jersey, at Matt’s house, with Matt in his corner & Tony in Tombstone’s with Kevin as the special guest referee. It’s crazy & makes…

Shining Wizards 572: HorseNeck Salami

Kevin is joined by Kate Hensler of fightful and The Mark Order Podcast. They do a heavy dive into AEW and are then joined by The NWA’s Sam Adonis aka El Rudo. It’s a deep discussion about his experiences in pro wrestling and his take on the landscape today. Pittsburgh independent wrestler Zeke Mercer also stops by to introduce himself to The Shining Wizards Universe and talks about his experiences…

Shining Wizards 570: The Structure is Flawed

Hot off the Royal Rumble the boys have a full show They are joined by one of the hottest up and coming tag teams in the business TSF. What does TSF stand for? You’ll have to listen to find out. We talk about all things TSF, training at the Nightmare Factory, name dropping, sandwich spots, poop pants, NWA Crockett Cup, & MUCH MORE. This is a great introduction to these…

Shining Wizards 569: I Only Love Matt

It’s Monday Night and we are back Right off the bat we are joined by Jazzy Gabert from Sirius Sports Entertainment. We get into the transition from Wrestler to Promoter & the uphill battles she is dealing with prior to the debut show on February 20th. Talk about the stars, tattoos, her debut show, & much more. Plus we get a scoop as Jazzy announces who the commentary team is…

Shining Wizards 568: I Thought She Lost an EYE!!!

Its Monday Night and You Know What That Means The boys are back, no guests and lots of wrestling to talk about. We kick off with the biggest news of the day, Cody Rhodes is a free agent. We speculate what this means, and if it means anything. Will he show up at the Rumble? Is this a Rhodes to the Top Storyline? Is this a PR Move? From there…

Shining Wizards 567: Primetime Living

It’s Monday Night and You Know What That Means Your favorite Pro Wrestling Podcast is back & boy do we have a show for you We are joined by Primetime Living Dontae Smiley. He’s an author, a musical artist and a professional wrestler, among other things. We talk about working in AEW, being the OIWA International Champion, Sir Mo, Texas, and much more. Keep your eyes on Dontae, get to…

Shining Wizards 566: Wave to Jon Alba

Kate from Fight Club joins Kevin and Tony for an amazing interview with Jon Alba, sportscaster, wrestling personality, and wrestling podcast host. Jon talks about his latest podcast with Matt Hardy, titled “The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy,” as well as his dislike of the wave at sporting events. The four spent an hour discussing sports, podcasting, interviewing, wrestling, and so much more. After the break there’s discussion of the…

Shining Wizards 565: Sparks Against the Ropes

It’s our final show of 2021. It’s been a hell of a year & we go out with a bang! The boys catch up with each other, and briefly talk about the Christmas Holiday. They are then joined by Kayla Sparks. We talk about her resurrection in wrestling, which she credits the Shining Wizards for (We can’t take credit for this) We talk about AEW, meeting Sting AGAIN, who is…

Shining Wizards 564: Christmas Kayfabe

Prepare for your holidays proper with the best wrestling podcast around Tony, Kevin and Matt are in the holiday spirit and they have a jam packed show lined up for you. Are gift cards a suitable gift? The boys discuss that for a bit Jump into some wrestling talk, MLW is on the list first, Tony gives us the rundown, Matt ask’s a bunch of questions, and the boys try…

Shining Wizards 563: Righteous Honor

It’s Monday Night, and the boys have a loaded show Vincent from Ring of Honor joins the boys to talk about Final Battle, End of an Era, the Righteous, the independent wrestling scene and what the future holds for him. Its great to catch up with him & its a great interview. Find out who’s on his independent bucket list After Vincent Matt talks about his trip to Baltimore for…

Shining Wizards 562: Crimson Maestro

It’s Monday Night and You Know What That Means The Boys are back with a jam packed show. It’s Finland’s Independence Day, and Mikko Maestro who booked himself on the show back in April, is here again to join the boys. We talk about Finland’s Independence Day, his recent trip to Finland, Tuna Pizza, wrestling at taco festivals, trips back to Finland, video games & more. After Mikko, the boys…