Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are reunited and got a whole lot to talk about! Before we get to the winning topic on the Twitter poll (@TheWPAN), we celebrate Festivus a few days early by Airing Our Grievances. Then from there, we’re following up last week’s episode on wrestling venues to discuss our favorite places for wrestling. Also in this episode, Merv Griffin Time gives us your perspective, a GIANT Heel Laugh Hall Of Famer, and then… feats of strength!
Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are not together this week, with Milonas off to ply his trade with Ring Of Honor Wrestling. That doesn’t stop Crockett and regular fill-in co-host Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx), owner of the New England Pro Wrestling Academy, from checking in with him via telephone often over the course of the episode. In between calls, we hit a ton of topics, not the least of which is Brian Fury’s role as the new owner of top New England independent promotion Chaotic Wrestling. We also delve into his unpopular WWE opinions, his worst match, Dalton Castle’s ROH World Title win, the XFL rumors, his visit to a WWE house show over the weekend, and the strange story of Fury’s match in a Mexican prison! Plus, this Promo About Nothing is as American as you are, squawking about the squatty potty and The Kingpin gives the spoilers!
Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett checked this week’s Twitter poll (@TheWPAN) and the topic of the day is Weirdest Wrestling Venues! We look back at their wrestling pasts and recall the strangest places we’ve performed, including arcades, horse tracks, and lingerie conventions! But which one is the weirdest of all? Also this week, your feedback in Merv Griffin Time, this Heel Laugh Hall Of Fame segment is hot stuff (to Crockett), and we reflect on a BIG week for the Wrestling Podcast About Nothing!
Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are talking shop with an old friend who made wrestling gear for Milonas back in the day – and now he’s making it for the Superstars of WWE! Mikaze is a pro wrestler out of New England who’s currently on an extended hiatus as he pursues his other dream as a costume designer. We discuss his stints in Chaotic Wrestling and Ring Of Honor, his match on RAW with Ryback and the bout in NXT that ended with him being knocked out cold. Find out how a high school sewing class started Mikaze on a path to making gear for WrestleMania! Plus, tons of insight on Sasha Banks’ gear, collaborating with talent, seeing his designs on a Barbie, making something for a McMahon, being a part of Up Up Down Down, taking his work home with him and so much more! Also this week, this Promo About Nothing hopes to make it uh, very big, The Kingpin gets taken for his payday and TheWPAN.com is live!
Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are giving you what you want, thanks to our weekly Twitter poll (@TheWPAN) – NEGATIVITY! Yessir, you decided, and you want us to discuss Our Worst Matches. Milonas and Crockett relive the painful memories of miserable matches they have been a part of for your listening pleasure! Also this week, unpopular opinions and WrestleMania booking in Merv Griffin Time, dueling Heel Laugh Hall Of Famers that break all the rules of the HOF, and The Kingpin scuffles with a skunk!
Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are doing something they said they’d never do – but hey, they got the call and they’ve been tasked with booking next year’s WrestleMania! Calling on our experience as creative team members on the independents, we bicker and banter our way through the WWE roster to nail down the top five matches on the Mania 34 card for New Orleans. What names would we bring back? Who gets the top spots, and who gets shoved to the bottom of the card? Listen in to hear how we lay out the show, and let us know what you’d do differently! Also, this Promo About Nothing is only playing around with you brutha, and The Kingpin takes the weekend off but teases big news to come!
Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett get help on this week’s topic from the Putting Over Podcasts Facebook Group in the form of Jason Tiller from the 10 Count Blog & 10 Count Podcast (@10CountBlog)! The most popular option in our Twitter poll (@TheWPAN), oddly enough, was Unpopular WWE Opinions! We are offering our views on the current state of WWE that may contradict the current fan narrative. Get our unfiltered thoughts on Roman Reigns, Alexa Bliss, Kurt Angle, Nia Jax, and more! Plus, the listeners get their turn in Merv Griffin Time, a modern day Heel Laugh Hall Of Famer, and Crockett tells you to stick it!
Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have a love/hate relationship with the business they have followed for 30-plus years and eventually become a part of. This week on the WPAN, we’re playing “Love It Or Lose It” – what are the best parts of professional wrestling, and what are the things we can do without? Nothing is off-limits and we can be as broad or narrow as we want. See if you agree with our thoughts, and share with us on social media some of your own! Plus, this Promo About Nothing is rotten, Crockett makes the podcast rounds and The Kingpin shares a holiday tip!
Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett break from polling the audience on Twitter (@TheWPAN) to take a look at last Saturday’s NXT Takeover featuring the return of WarGames! What was the spot of the show? Who had the match of the night? Listen to our thoughts on The Match Beyond, the Velveteen Dream, Andrade Almas as NXT Champion and a ton more, and let us know your opinions on social media! Then, stay tuned for Merv Griffin Time, an emasculating Heel Laugh Hall Of Famer, and we celebrate a national holiday (not The Kingpin’s birthday)!
Hall Of Fame Inductee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhL2-TvqamE
Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett recap the 2017 Survivor Series and all that comes with it – commentators out the wazoo, dominant Asuka, heel vs. heel hijinks, awkward proposals, more Braun supremacy, “burying young talent” and more. Also, with Thanksgiving this week, we are giving those we are most thankful for, you listening, a special treat that’s sure to get everyone SHUFFLING! Plus, this Promo About Nothing is number one, and we discuss the release of The Kingpin’s latest match for Ring Of Honor Wrestling and how you can see it!