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Talk Is Jericho

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He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.

He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.

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United States

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He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.

Language:

English

Contact:

310.204.0204


Episodes

Juventud Guerrera Spills the Juice

10/15/2021
Juventud Guerrera brings that Juvi Juice to TIJ! He and Chris share the story of Juvi’s AEW debut and return to TNT! They explain how Juvi came to be the third Labor of Jericho, what it took to make that happen, and why Juvi almost missed the show! They speak to their first-ever meeting at ECW, Juvi’s 6-year run at WCW, and his short-lived stint at WWE. Juvi talks Filthy Animals, the Mexicools, and the “Juvi Juice” catchphrase, and he reveals the greatest compliment Vince McMahon ever gave...

Duration:01:21:11

Nancy Wilson & The Symphony of Heart

10/13/2021
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Nancy Wilson of Heart fame, is playing with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra on October 30th (tickets at www.seattlesymphony.org). They’re doing a mix of songs from her first-ever solo album, “You And Me,” and the Heart catalogue! Nancy’s talking about this killer live event, why she chose to cover songs by The Beatles, Pearl Jam, and Bruce Springsteen on her new solo album, and what it was like recording at the height of the pandemic lockdown. She’s got some great...

Duration:00:49:40

Nick FN Gage - MDK & the Art Of The Death Match

10/8/2021
Nick Gage is the “The King” of death match wrestling, and he’s challenging to reclaim the GCW World Championship from Jon Moxley this Saturday 10/9/21 at GCW Fight Club (you can stream it on Fite TV). Nick run downs his preparations for the match, what GCW and the MDK Gang mean to him, and what inspired his love of death match wrestling in the first place. He also recounts his nearly 7-years in jail, the lessons learned and friends he made there, how the farm work he did impacted his...

Duration:01:07:34

Robert Hansen - Hunting Humans Like Animals

10/6/2021
Robert Hansen (or “Butcher Baker” as he was known in the media) is a serial killer who’s fascinated Hollywood for years! He and his gruesome crimes have inspired movies (“The Frozen Ground”) and TV shows (“Mind Hunters,” “Criminal Minds”). Robert kidnapped his victims, tortured and sexually assaulted them, and then turned them loose in the Alaskan wildnerness in order to HUNT THEM DOWN like animals! It’s believed that he raped 30 women, and abducted and murdered another 17 between 1971 and...

Duration:01:01:17

Omega vs Reigns - Debating the PWI Top 500

10/1/2021
The Pro Wrestling Illustrated Top 500 has been released (get yours at pwi-online.com), and Editor Kevin McElvaney and Senior Writer Al Castle defend the mag’s pick for this year’s #1, Kenny Omega. They reveal the heated debate that went on amongst their own staff when it came down to Kenny Omega vs Roman Reigns for the top spot, and what ultimately tipped the scales in Omega’s favor. They share the process, timeline, and sheer man power required to put this special issue together, and talk...

Duration:01:12:07

Peace, Rage & Violence - The Disaster of Woodstock '99

9/29/2021
Original Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang and veteran concert promoter John Scher staged Woodstock ’99 at the Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, New York to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original festival. Some 400,000 fans turned out that August for the three-day event that quickly devolved into complete chaos and destruction. Now notorious for the riots, violence, fires, sexual assaults, inhumane conditions, and lack of water, the new HBOMax documentary “Woodstock ’99: Peace, Love...

Duration:01:12:13

It's Adam Cole Baybay!

9/24/2021
It’s Adam Cole Bay Bay, and his AEW debut at the All Out PPV came together just a few days before the big event! Adam recounts the story of his AEW signing, why it was so close to the wire for All Out, the near-disaster with his new gear day-of show, and the surprise reaction of fans to his appearance. He explains what tipped the scales for him to pick AEW over WWE, and what both Triple H and Vince McMahon said to him when he announced he was leaving. He also shares stories from his 4-year...

Duration:01:10:04

Hell On Earth - The Iron Maiden Senjutsu Subarashii Review!

9/22/2021
Iron Maiden’s “Senjutsu” is out, and now that everyone’s had a chance to digest this 82-minute opus, it’s time to review it! Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slager and Metal Hammer editor Merlin Alderslade join to share their thoughts on Maiden’s latest studio offering! They dissect the artwork, Eddie, the performances, the production, and the songwriting. They do a track-by-track breakdown, and an ultimate comparison to see how “Senjutu” stacks up against the rest of the Maiden catalogue....

Duration:01:24:24

Ruby Ruby Soho: Destination AEW-Known

9/17/2021
Ruby Soho said she’s never been as nervous to hit the ring as she was at her AEW debut at All Out 2021! She shares what Tony Khan said just before she walked out, when she first heard the crowd chanting her name, and why she’s still pinching herself! She has thoughts on the AEW Women’s Division, the locker room, and why she calls the company “such a special place.” She talks about her friendship with Rancid guitarist/singer Lars Frederiksen and the very cool thing he did for her when he...

Duration:01:10:01

Classic Album Clash: Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion 1 vs 2

9/15/2021
It’s the return of the Classic Album Clash, and this time it’s a battle between Guns N’ Roses “Use Your Illusion I” and “Use Your Illusion II”! AEW’s Frankie Kazarian is back along with Jojo Feeney from the Keepin’ It 100 podcast to debate the two albums under some slightly different rules! There are adjustments to the track listings, and each debater creates a final “Super Illusion” album at the end choosing 14 songs from both albums to make one super version! There’s the usual discussion...

Duration:01:32:12

Mark Henry's AEW Rampage

9/10/2021
Mark Henry is All Elite, and is part of the broadcast team for AEW RAMPAGE. Mark details his journey to AEW, what he hopes to accomplish while he’s there, and why he’s looking forward to coaching young talent like Darby Allin, Will Hobbs, and Riho. Mark speaks about his disappointing departure from WWE, his Wrestlemania moment with the Undertaker, and how the Hall Of Pain Mark Henry character was born from an in-ring rib that Vince McMahon played on Mark. Plus, Mark shares a few of his...

Duration:01:10:37

Stephen Amell Heels On The Green Arrow

9/8/2021
Stephen Amell was the Green Arrow/Oliver Queen on the CW superhero series, “Arrow,” and now he’s Jack Spade on the new Starz scripted pro-wrestling drama, “Heels.” Stephen talks about the story, the role, and what it was like working with writer/director Michael Waldron. Stephen also recounts his real-life wrestling experience at WWE, ROH, and AEW! He talks about his friendship with Cody Rhodes, how Christopher Daniels helped him in the ring at ROH, the invite he got from the Young Bucks to...

Duration:00:58:25

Nicko McBrain - Tactics, Stratego & Senjutsu

9/3/2021
“Senjutsu,” Iron Maiden’s 17th studio album, dropped today, and drummer Nicko McBrain returns to talk about the writing and recording of what’s sure to become another Maiden classic. He talks about recording just before the pandemic shutdown, sitting on the album during the pandemic, and the decision to release it now. He speaks to Maiden’s tour plans, the songs he’s most looking forward to playing, his favorites from the new album, and the band’s chemistry and working relationship. He also...

Duration:01:00:46

Matt Cardona - King of Death Matches & Action Figures

9/1/2021
Matt Cardona, host of the Major Wrestling Figure Podcast, is the GCW Champion (much to the chagrin of GCW fans), and he’s loving every moment! He explains how it happened, why he got in the ring with Nick Gage, and what the experience was like. Matt does a breakdown of the match, the pizza cutter spot, the extreme bleeding, and the fan reaction. He explains why he took the GCW Title to Disneyland, how he survived the death threats and the cross-country flight the day after the match, and...

Duration:01:05:30

TIJ 800 - Rick Rubin Produces Great Stories!

8/27/2021
Producer Rick Rubin has 8 Grammy Awards, is the co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, the founder of American Recordings, a music lover, and a near life-long wrestling fan! He explains how he met Jim Cornette and came to be the financial backer of Smokey Mountain Wrestling, why Ric Flair is his favorite wrestler, how he ended up working for Bill Apter, and why he still watches a solid 8 hours of wrestling per week to this day. And of course, Rick talks music! He shares some incredible stories...

Duration:01:16:56

WTF is an NFT?!?

8/25/2021
The Chris Jericho Painmaker NFT is available, and if you want to know first off, what the F an NFT is, then you need to listen to this episode with David Shapiro of Semkhor Productions! And after you discover that, you’ll also learn how to get a Jericho NFT for yourself, and more importantly why you want this crazy awesome new digital collectable that will likely become more and more valuable as time goes by. Chris and David break down the origin of the Painmaker NFT, what makes it so...

Duration:01:05:07

Eulogy for Eaton - A Tribute To Bobby with Arn and Tony

8/20/2021
Bobby Eaton was one of the greatest tag team wrestlers, and probably the nicest guy in the business. He never said a negative word about anyone, and no one ever had a negative thing to say about him! Sadly, the great Bobby Eaton of the legendary Midnight Express tag team passed away August 4th at the age of 62. So two of the guys who knew him best, Arn Anderson and Tony Schiavone, pay tribute along with Chris Jericho, to Bobby! They talk about the two versions of the Midnight Express with...

Duration:01:17:23

The EverRise of 2.0

8/18/2021
Matt Lee and Jeff Parker were Ever-Rise at WWE, and just debuted as 2.0 at AEW. The Canadian wrestling vets detail their journey from the Montreal indie scene to WWE and beyond. They talk about their backyard wrestling days that started in grade school, the two tryouts and multiple extra appearances that eventually led to their WWE signing, and why their recent release was such a shock! They’ve got stories about working with Evil Uno and Stu Grayson on the indies, traveling with Sami Zayn,...

Duration:01:12:12

The Mythos of The Mothman

8/13/2021
The insane legend of the Mothman is explored in great detail with journalist Joe Sills who journeyed to the Ohio River Valley this past year to investigate the mystery himself. He details the how and where of the original 1966 sightings of the mythical creature with the glowing eyes and ginormous wingspan, and how those tie into the Silver Bridge Collapse of December of ’67. He talks about the Men In Black connection to the Mothman, the other evidence discovered around the Mothman site, what...

Duration:01:03:42

Lance Storm Analyzes Juventud vs Jericho Superbrawl 1998

8/11/2021
Lance Storm is the probably the best coach and agent in the business, and he’s offering an amazing training opportunity to anyone in the biz hoping to get a leg up on their career. Email him at SWAVirtualTraining@gmail.com. And follow along as he teaches 30-year veteran Chris Jericho a thing or two in this match watchalong and critique. Lance breaks down Jericho verses Juventud Guerrera in a “Title vs Mask” match at Superbrawl 1998 at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. He points out what works...

Duration:01:18:59