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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.

Location:

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

The Curse of Fame - Hexed Movies & Music

10/28/2020
It’s Halloween Week, and we’re starting things off with the Curse of Fame! Why do fans believe that popular movies, musicians, and even songs are cursed? Kevin Eustace, host of the “We Need To Talk About Ghosts” podcast, returns to share weird stories and circumstances surrounding movies like “The Exorcist,” “The Omen,” and “Rosemary’s Baby.” He explains the links between the Manson Family murders, The Beatles, and Mia Farrow, the weird connection between John Lennon and the number 9, why...

Duration:01:08:34

Santana & Ortiz - From The Inner City To The Inner Circle

10/23/2020
The Inner Circle’s Santana & Ortiz chose AEW over WWE, and explain why it was such a tough decision, and what ultimately made them pass on Vince McMahon’s company! They talk about their recent street brawl against Best Friends + Orange Cassidy, filming it one shot, and taking nasty bumps off side-mirrors, car hoods and engine blocks! They also share the story of their journey to AEW from the initial call from Cody to joining the Inner Circle to main-eventing the debut Dynamite show. Plus,...

Duration:01:10:53

Andrew Yang Slams The WWE

10/21/2020
Former Democratic Presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, pulls no punches when it comes to the WWE and how they treat their talent! He explains why, as a life-long wrestling fan, it’s so important for him to fight this battle, what he plans to do, and how he hopes it will change things! He also talks about his first introduction to wrestling, his favorite performers and matches, and what he loves about AEW. Plus, Andrew shares his thoughts on social media and why he feels it needs to be...

Duration:01:00:43

30 Wrestling Shows In 30 Wild Days

10/16/2020
Canadian Wrestling’s Elite has been doing 30+ live shows in the span of 30 days across Canada for quite a few years now! "Hotshot" Danny Duggan who founded the company talks about his unique business model, how he’s been able to build a Canadian National wrestling tour, and how he manages to land great talent year after year like Jake The Snake Roberts, Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake, “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff, and Juventud Guerrera. Danny and AJ talk about the Canadian wrestling scene,...

Duration:01:07:29

Happy Trails - A Tribute To Edward Van Halen

10/14/2020
Last week, the world lost one of the best, most innovative guitar players in history… the guy who created a movement, became part of the pop culture lexicon, and inspired (and continues to) generations of guitar players. The great Eddie Van Halen passed away October 6th at the age of 65 from cancer. So join Chris, and four of his guitar-playing friends who were all greatly inspired and influenced by Eddie – Trixter’s Steve Brown, who had a personal relationship with EVH; Steel Panther’s...

Duration:01:55:38

30 Years of After The Rain with Gunnar & Matthew Nelson

10/9/2020
So why did Chris Jericho have long, blonde hair when he first started wrestling? Because of Gunnar and Matthew Nelson! And why did the Nelson twins have long, blonde hair? Because Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora told them they should! Nelson and Chris Jericho have more in common than just blonde hair though – they’re both also celebrating 30-year anniversaries this month – Jericho’s 30th in wrestling, and Nelson’s 30th anniversary of the release of their major label debut, “After The...

Duration:01:30:23

Jericho & Luther Pt2 - 30 Years In The Making

10/7/2020
Chris Jericho’s 30 Years In The Making continues tonight (Wednesday 10/7/20) on AEW Dynamite as he faces off against longtime friend, Luther! It’s Jericho and Hagar versus Luther and Serpentico aka Chaos Project! So in honor of the historic match, Dr. Luther returns to TIJ to share some crazy stories about his time in South America, including having things thrown at him in the ring, being nearly shot by militia members, and having to explain barbed wire vs razor wire to avoid dying during a...

Duration:01:13:17

Second Match Watchalong: Sudden Impact vs Ed Langley & Steve Gillespie - Oct. 10, 1990

10/2/2020
It’s the debut of Sudden Impact! Chris Jericho and Lance Storm had a great first pro match working against each other, but when it came to their second match, and first as a tag team, it was a completely different story! CJ gave this match 1 star in his own record keeping, and Lance hates this match so much, he didn’t want anyone to see it! Watch the match on Chris Jericho’s YouTube channel (https://youtu.be/Hu4XGJiATjo) and listen to this episode as Chris and Lance recount the circumstances...

Duration:01:10:14

First Match Watchalong: Lance Storm vs Chris Jericho - Oct. 2, 1990

9/30/2020
On October 2, 1990, Chris Jericho and Lance Storm made their professional wrestling debuts - against each other - for the Canadian Wrestling Connection! And lucky for us, Lance Storm kept a video copy! And now you can watchalong with Chris and Lance as they breakdown that first match (watch the video at www.chrisjericho.com/watchalong), and analyze their respective performances. Chris gave the match 2.5 stars. Listen as they remember the first time they met, early gimmick ideas, and what...

Duration:01:05:42

The True Secrets Of The Illuminati

9/25/2020
The mysterious Isaac Weishaupht runs https://illuminatiwatcher.com, and explains who they are, what they want, and how they plan to achieve their ultimate goal. He talks about the suspected celebrity illuminati members and why they “hide” in plain sight, the everyday symbols that really serve as subliminal messages from the illuminati, and the importance of the number 666. Isaac speaks to the Star Wars, Rolling Stones, aliens, and Kobe Bryant illuminati connections, and the role that...

Duration:01:08:09

Classic Album Clash - Aerosmith's "Permanent Vacation" vs "Pump"

9/23/2020
The Classic Album Clash returns with a great battle between two Aerosmith classics – “Permanent Vacation” and “Pump!” And the guys from “Pod of Thunder” help determine which Aerosmith album comes out on top! Nick, Andy, and the mysterious Chris L. do the usual album cover comparison, production analysis, and of course the infamous song-by-song breakdown! And in true CAC spirit, they share some great stories, trivia, and plenty of ridiculousness that may or may not involve Macaulay Culkin,...

Duration:01:41:05

The Art & Future of Filmmaking with Eli Roth & Mark Borchardt

9/18/2020
Eli Roth returns and this time he’s brought fellow filmmaker, Mark Borchardt. Mark is the creator and director behind the horror short, “Coven,” and the subject of the 1999 film, “American Movie,” which documented the 3 years Mark spent writing, shooting, and editing “Coven.” Mark and Eli talk personal movies versus studio films, the creative process, the benefit of film school, what it was like to shoot on actual film and have to wait for it to be developed, and how they feel about the...

Duration:01:11:06

TIJ 700 Presents TalkNShop Reunion - Live From The Pandemic!

9/16/2020
Talk’n Shop returns to TIJ with the Good Brothers Karl Anderson and “The Big LG” Doc Gallows, and special rotating fourth (and original Talk’n Shop creator) Rocky Romero! And because of the pandemic, this one’s done social-distancing style with plenty of vodka, tequila, and beer on zoom video. Of course, there’s still total debauchery and chaos involved with guest appearances from Sex Ferguson, Toothless Stone Cold, and Reptile. There are also stories about the Chris Jericho Japanese Tour...

Duration:01:29:34

Thunder Rosa’s Women’s Revolución

9/11/2020
Thunder Rosa is the NWA Women’s Champion, but she had a hell of a match against Serena Deeb on AEW Dynamite last week, and then she made history by challenging AEW Women’s Champion Hikaru Shida for the title! Hear the journey that Thunder Rosa took to AEW that includes a professional career as a social worker, a wrestling school that went defunct before she got a single day’s worth of training from them, a single match in Mexico, a couple of tours of Japan, and one fight in the MMA octagon!...

Duration:01:00:08

Blood, Sweat & Beers '91 - Craziest Tour In Rock History

9/9/2020
The “Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour” launched in May of 1991, and was Warrant’s first headlining tour of that size. It was Firehouse’s first big tour, and Trixter had already been on the road for 7 months when they got the call to open the bill. None of the bands had ever really crossed paths before, but by the time the tour wrapped in October, not only had they all become fast friends, they also ended up with one of the highest-grossing tours of the year. And then grunge happened, and almost...

Duration:01:07:16

Eddie Kingston Has a Big Mouth & Knows How To Use It

9/4/2020
Eddie Kingston was wrestling in the UK when the pandemic hit, and details the incredible journey he took to get back home to Florida (including a $200 uber ride)! Eddie is also a self-proclaimed “mama’s boy” and says that’s why he signed to AEW (he always does what his mama tells him to do)! But that’s not why he got into pro-wrestling. Eddie chronicles his wrestling journey from his days with Chikara to his run at Impact Wrestling to the public challenge he issued that landed him a shot...

Duration:01:12:13

Rob Schneider - Asian Mommas, Chinese Noodles & Chris Farley

9/2/2020
Actor and comedian Rob Schneider just released a brand-new comedy special on Netflix called, “Asian Momma, Mexican Kids.” He filmed it just before the pandemic shut everything down, and explains what prompted his return to the stage, how his family inspires his comedy, and what it’s like doing stand-up during this time in the world. He also shares some great stories about his SNL days, creating some of those classic characters, and working with the great Chris Farley. You’ll hear what Chris...

Duration:01:03:29

Sam Adonis Trumps Lucha Libre

8/28/2020
Sam Adonis (little brother of WWE’s Corey Graves) is the guy that Lucha Libre fans loved to hate thanks to the heel gimmick that had him waving an American flag with a giant photo of Donald Trump’s face plastered to its center! Sam reveals what inspired the gimmick, why he loved being boo’ed by CMLL fans, and some of the real-life (and scary) situations the gimmick caused! Sam also spent 4 years living and wrestling in the U.K. after losing his deal with WWE. He talks about FCW including the...

Duration:01:15:27

The Lost Songs & Fast Times of Don Dokken

8/26/2020
Dokken is releasing a treasure trove of unheard tracks from the band’s early years! The new album comes out Friday and is called “The Lost Songs: 1978-1981,” and famed frontman Don Dokken explains where and how this came together! He shares why the band had to go to Germany to get a record deal and make a name for themselves, why Ratt bassist Juan Croucier was in the initial Dokken lineup, and how The Scorpions factored into the band’s early success. Dokken talks about his love-hate...

Duration:01:12:10

Smith & Myers Shinedown with Volume 1

8/21/2020
Shinedown singer Brent Smith and guitarist Zach Myers have a brand-new duos album coming out October 9th. It’s called “Smith & Myers Volume 1,” and it’s a collection of original and cover songs that the two started recording just before the pandemic forced everyone off the road and into lockdown. Restrictions finally loosened up enough for them to finish the album! They talk about the “Smith & Myers” song choices (including covers of INXS and Post Malone), the recording process, and the...

Duration:01:11:10