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Former World Championship Wrestling producer Neal Pruitt - perhaps best known to fans as the unforgettable voice of the New World Order - discusses the previously unheard stories behind the production of a variety of classic WCW Nitro moments.

Former World Championship Wrestling producer Neal Pruitt - perhaps best known to fans as the unforgettable voice of the New World Order - discusses the previously unheard stories behind the production of a variety of classic WCW Nitro moments.
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Former World Championship Wrestling producer Neal Pruitt - perhaps best known to fans as the unforgettable voice of the New World Order - discusses the previously unheard stories behind the production of a variety of classic WCW Nitro moments.

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English


Episodes

Episode 34: Gary Michael Cappetta Interview (Part 1)

5/22/2018
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Gary Michael Cappetta - The World's Most Dangerous Announcer - joins Neal this week on Secrets of Nitro! Topics include working with Gorilla Monsoon, idolizing Bruno Sammartino, WCW memories and more! -> Don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com NOW! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neal-pruitts-secrets-of-wcw-nitro/id1276032841?mt=2 Subscribe on...

Duration:00:51:27

Episode 33: "The Assassin" Jody Hamilton Interview (Part 2)

5/13/2018
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"The Assassin" Jody Hamilton returns to discuss his working relationship with Neal, Deep South Championship Wrestling, advice for young wrestlers, adventures in Japan, and more! -> Don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com NOW! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neal-pruitts-secrets-of-wcw-nitro/id1276032841?mt=2 Subscribe on...

Duration:00:34:28

Episode 32: "The Assassin" Jody Hamilton Interview (Part 1)

5/7/2018
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The man, the myth, the legend! "The Assassin" Jody Hamilton - wrestler, promoter and trainer for over five decades - joins Secrets of Nitro for a rare interview. Sit back and learn from a true icon of the sport! Also, don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com NOW! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neal-pruitts-secrets-of-wcw-nitro/id1276032841?mt=2 Subscribe on...

Duration:00:52:55

Episode 31: Nigel Sherrod talks The Fabulous Moolah controversy and more

4/23/2018
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Neal catches up with Nigel Sherrod, formerly of Deep South Wrestling, a WWE developmental territory. In a wide-ranging talk, Nigel talks about his work refuting The Fabulous Moolah controversy, his time working with Neal, Lucha Libre, and much more! Enjoy! Also, don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com NOW! Subscribe on...

Duration:01:13:13

Episode 30: Mark Jindrak aka Marco Corleone Interview (Part 2)

4/16/2018
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Mark Jindrak - aka Marco Corleone - returns to talk his time in OVW, working for CMLL, acting on Mexican television, and much more! Enjoy! Also, don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com NOW! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neal-pruitts-secrets-of-wcw-nitro/id1276032841?mt=2 Subscribe on Android: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ipkzridq3wpauwkb2wkdl4de4su Twitter:...

Duration:00:45:34

Episode 29: Mark Jindrak aka Marco Corleone Interview (Part 1)

4/9/2018
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This week: Mark Jindrak - aka Marco Corleone - joins Neal to talk early his WCW memories, training at the Power Plant, learning the business, and much more! An awesome listen! Also, don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com NOW! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neal-pruitts-secrets-of-wcw-nitro/id1276032841?mt=2 Subscribe on...

Duration:00:48:09

Episode 28: Diamond Dallas Page Interview

4/1/2018
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This week on Secrets, Neal is joined by Diamond Dallas Page for an inspirational interview! Page discusses his early life, relationship with family, initial attempts to break into wrestling, and more in a 45-minute talk. Enjoy! Also, don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com NOW! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neal-pruitts-secrets-of-wcw-nitro/id1276032841?mt=2 Subscribe on...

Duration:00:47:26

Episode 27: Retro Audio - The Final WCW Live! (Part 2)

3/25/2018
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This one gets emotional, folks. As promised last week, this is Part 2 (the post-show) of WCW Live! in Panama City, minutes after Nitro went off the air - forever. An extremely rare broadcast featuring Jeremy Borash, Bob Ryder, and a cavalcade of other guests. Enjoy... Next week: Neal speaks with Diamond Dallas Page! Guy also discusses his upcoming book NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. You can pre-order NOW at www.wcwnitrobook.com Subscribe on...

Duration:01:10:34

Episode 26: Retro Audio - The Final WCW Live! (Part 1)

3/18/2018
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With the anniversary of the last Nitro approaching, we decided to open up the audio vault this week. This is an extremely rare part of WCW history - the final WCW Live! broadcast with Jeremy Borash and Bob Ryder. This was recorded backstage in Panama City on March 26th, 2001. Check back next week for Part 2. Guy also discusses his upcoming book NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. You can pre-order NOW at www.wcwnitrobook.com Subscribe on...

Duration:01:06:10

Episode 25: David Crockett Interview (Part 2)

3/11/2018
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David Crockett returns and talks how promos were taped in JCP, legendary 'ribs' he was privy to, the 'trust factor' between production staff and wrestlers, WCW stars taking advantage of TBS, Inc., strategic timing of commercials, NWA power brokers, and more! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neal-pruitts-secrets-of-wcw-nitro/id1276032841?mt=2 Subscribe on Android: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ipkzridq3wpauwkb2wkdl4de4su Twitter:...

Duration:01:04:09

Episode 24: David Crockett Interview (Part 1)

3/4/2018
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The hits keep coming here on Neal Pruitt's Secrets of WCW Nitro! This week - David Crockett, son of Jim Crockett and former VP of Production for WCW - joins Neal for a wide-ranging talk about producing wrestling. You won't believe the story at the end of this episode! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neal-pruitts-secrets-of-wcw-nitro/id1276032841?mt=2 Subscribe on Android: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ipkzridq3wpauwkb2wkdl4de4su Twitter:...

Duration:01:07:23

Episode 23: Mr. Savage Goes To Harvard

2/27/2018
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On this week's podcast, we travel back in time to February 17th 1998. On this momentous date, Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage of the nWo was honored as the Harvard Lampoon’s Real Man of the Year in a ceremony on campus – the highlights of which aired on the March 5th edition of WCW Thunder – but Mr. Savage was not alone on this trip. Rather, he was accompanied by the esteemed feature producer for World Championship Wrestling, Mr. Neal Pruitt. Neal explains all in Episode 23!!! Subscribe on...

Duration:01:08:04

Episode 22: Branding the nWo and more with Kemper Rogers (Part 2)

2/19/2018
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In Part 2 of our interview with WCW's Senior Editor Kemper Rogers, we learn the secrets of wrestling videography! Listen closely as 'The World's Strongest Editor' describes the techniques informing the production of some memorable WCW moments, including Eric Bischoff's 'Citizen Kane' opening at the nWo Souled Out pay-per-view, 'the King of the Road' match between Dustin Rhodes and Blacktop Bully, plus an infamous music video involving the American Males! It's the type of insight you get...

Duration:01:05:39

Episode 21: Branding the nWo and more with Kemper Rogers (Part 1)

2/12/2018
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Kemper Rogers is often cited as one of the unsung heroes of WCW. As a Senior Editor working in production, Rogers developed many of the audiovisual effects associated with the nWo, a feat even more impressive upon consideration of the temporal context. With relatively primitive tools at his disposal - at least in comparison to contemporary standards - Rogers combined with Neal Pruitt to form a prolific duo in branding the renegade group of the '90s. Learn more this week (and next) - only...

Duration:01:18:03

Episode 20: Producing Nitro (Part 5)

2/4/2018
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We wrap up our Producing Nitro series this week by examining the third hour of the 10/05/98 Monday Nitro. In a particular highlight, Neal breaks down an infamous WCW segment involving Hollywood Hogan, Eric Bischoff and the (Ultimate) Warrior! Sweeeet! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neal-pruitts-secrets-of-wcw-nitro/id1276032841?mt=2 Subscribe on Android: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ipkzridq3wpauwkb2wkdl4de4su Twitter: @secretsofnitro Facebook:...

Duration:01:36:50

Episode 19: Producing Nitro (Part 4)

1/28/2018
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Aided by the show format and an array of listener questions, Guy and Neal continue their look at the 10/05/98 edition of WCW Monday Nitro. Along the way, Neal breaks down a memorable nWo video in impeccable detail, revealing the intricacies involved in making 'The Better Brother'. Also this week: the mystery of Goldberg's piped-in chants, Steve Austin's trepidation over promos, a cool Eric Bischoff tidbit and much more! Subscribe on...

Duration:01:38:18

Episode 18: Producing Nitro (Part 3)

1/21/2018
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Lots of interesting topics this week including Nitro Parties, analytics in wrestling, mic'ing the ring, script terminology, strategies for engaging the crowd, and more! Enjoy! Twitter: www.twitter.com/secretsofnitro Facebook: www.facebook.com/secretsofnitro E-mail: secretsofnitro@gmail.com Pre-order the book 'NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW' at www.wcwnitrobook.com

Duration:01:17:18

Episode 17: Producing Nitro (Part 2)

1/15/2018
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With the 10/05/98 Nitro script in hand, Neal and Guy embark on the most detailed review of a wrestling show known to man! Twitter: www.twitter.com/secretsofnitro Facebook: www.facebook.com/secretsofnitro E-mail: secretsofnitro@gmail.com Pre-order the book 'NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW' at www.wcwnitrobook.com

Duration:01:10:45

Episode 16: Producing Nitro (Part 1)

1/7/2018
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Neal and Guy start 2018 by introducing a new mini-series, Producing Nitro. For the next four weeks, we invite you to participate in a one-of-a-kind listening experience - an interactive review of a classic Nitro episode! Here's how it works: 1) Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com and download the Nitro script for 10/05/98; 2) Watch the 10/05/98 Nitro episode on WWE Network; 3) Send in your questions and comments to secretsofnitro@gmail.com 4) Listen to the podcast each week as we dissect the...

Duration:01:02:16

Episode 15: Working with Macho Man, Reconciling with Luger, Producing at Center Stage plus more!

12/18/2017
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We open the mailbag once again to answer YOUR questions! Topics include working with the Macho Man, reconciling with Lex Luger, producing at Center Stage, and much more! Happy holidays everyone! http://www.wcwnitrobook.com http://www.facebook.com/secretsofnitro http://www.twitter.com/secretsofnitro secretsofnitro@gmail.com

Duration:01:02:20

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