On the 21st edition of The Steve Corino Show, Steve welcomes one of his biggest man crushes as former ROH World Champion Adam Cole joins the podcast! The guys discuss a plethora of subjects including Cole's training at CZW, his breakout performance in NYC, Michael Bennett's bachelor party and the incomparable Roderick Strong. Additionally, Cole opens up about how much Kevin Steen influenced his career as well as his ultimate goal of someday headlining WrestleMania.
Also, Steve and Dan talk MLB Playoffs, internet dating and FINALLY the King hears from Ryne Sandberg!
On this edition of The Steve Corino Show, it's the 20th Episode Anniversary and all are invited to the celebration! Steve and Dan kick off with a special announcement about a new direction for the podcast and what lies ahead for the "Dynamic Duo." In addition, the boys give their takes on the recent Night of Champions pay-per-view including discussions about Roman Reigns, The Miz and the suddenly surging Seth Rollins.
The King of Old School then introduces a fresh and thought-provoking segment called Wrestling What Ifs! What if Magnum TA didn't get in that car accident? What if Hulk Hogan didn't join the NWO? What if ECW survived? Steve has his theories and asks the audience to give their ideas by emailing the show at SteveCorinoShow@gmail.com. Plus, Twitter Q&A leads to conversations on wrestling weaponry and ROH's next traditional PPV attempt.
On this episode of The Steve Corino Show, Steve is joined by the always entertaining Cedric Alexander, who speaks about his wrestling training with George South, getting discovered by ROH and tagging with Caprice Coleman. Cedric then answers Twitter questions from listeners and shares his dream opponent in England as well as his true feelings for Andrew Everett.
In addition, Steve and Dan dive into some NFL talk including the recent Ray Rice controversy while wrapping up Week 1 of the season. The King of Old School also ends his holdout and finally jumps on a popular team's bandwagon! Movie lists, Adam Rose and WWE Network round out an epic show that's two whole weeks in the making!
On this episode of The Steve Corino Show, Steve is delighted to be joined by his broadcast partner, traveling companion and all-around great guy, the "Voice of Ring of Honor," Kevin Kelly. These BFF's talk about Kevin's early days in broadcasting as well as his thoughts on a separation between wrestlers and commentators at ringside. This conversation also comes on the heels of the King of Old School saving his buddy from most certain doom at the hands of the evil Tommaso Ciampa!
In addition, Steve and Dan breakdown the current baseball playoff landscape, their best and worst bookings ever, and Steve debunks a fan's facebook post in the very first (and possibly last) edition of Story Time with The King of Old School!
On this episode of The Steve Corino Show, Steve chats it up with bestselling author, Charles Eagen Lord, who talks about his debut novel "Hannah and The Gods of Olympus." The Long Island native discusses his passion for writing and how excited he is with the success of his first book. Lord also shares some of his favorite writers who have inspired him over the years and has a few laughs at the expense of the King of Old School.
If you would like to download the Kindle e-book edition of "Hannah and The Gods of Olympus," simply click here.
In addition, Steve recaps Summerslam weekend including his unique experience at ROH Field of Honor. Meanwhile, Dan scores a "brand new" Sega Genesis which prompts Corino to accept the challenge of finding his producer a girlfriend!
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On this episode of The Steve Corino Show, Steve and Dan remember legendary comedian Robin Williams and discuss some of their favorite roles he played in a career ended much too soon. Steve also tells an anecdote of a time he played the hero on the open road and related it to the recent tragedy involving NASCAR driver Tony Stewart. The boys also said adios to Alberto Del Rio while Steve took no prisoners when calling out his least favorite commercials.
The King of Old School was then joined by up-and-coming superstar Corey Hollis to discuss his origins in the ring and what lies ahead for this promising 24-year old. We also get a bonus return appearance by Steve's mother-in-law, Shelley, who pulls no punches describing Steve's antics at a family wedding this past weekend.
On the latest episode of The Steve Corino Show, Steve goes one-on-one
with one of his star pupils as Ricky Landell joins the program to
discuss his wrestling career. He shares how he got into the
business, teaming with the King of Old School for AWA Superstars of
Wrestling, and yes, a tremendous beatdown he took thanks to Low Ki
and some overzealous Atlas Security guards!
Steve also talks about
his weekend on the road which included a truly heartbreaking story for
one of his younger fans. Dan continues to defy logic with some of his
choices in recreational beverages, while the boys follow up on their
baseball woes by recapping some of the highlights from the MLB trade
deadline. Finally, in an epic Twitter segment, Steve dishes on his
favorite tag teams, Masato Tanaka and quite possibly, his next Kindle
On a very special edition of The Steve Corino Show, Steve sits down with WWE Hall of Famer, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, to discuss his legendary career. Highlights of this truly monumental interview include Valentine's epic feuds with the likes of Wahoo McDaniel and Rowdy Roddy Piper as well as his true feelings for his former tag team partner, Brutus Beefcake. He also tells the story of how he "almost" won the WWF Championship.
In addition, The King of Old School and Dan try to stay positive regarding TNA's future, the WWE Network and the recent release of Ricardo Rodriguez. Things take more of a somber note when the boys discuss their lousy baseball teams entering the Major League Baseball trade deadline. Finally in the Twitter segment, Steve talks about his experience in 1PW while a fan calls for Dan's head!
On this episode of The Steve Corino Show, Steve discusses the
privilege of wrestling in Kevin Steen's final match at Ring of Honor and
talks about his own in-ring future. The boys then breakdown WWE
Battleground and attempt to stay positive in a world full of cynics. Dan
reports on his first trip to a Chikara show while The King of Old
School may ruffle a few feathers with his take on the Lana/Rusev
Steve then sits down with good friend and OMEGA
Championship Wrestling co-founder, Thomas Simpson, who talks about
running a promotion while sharing quite a few laughs along the way. The
weekly celebration for your ears concludes with another round of Twitter
Q & A featuring Steve's ideal walk-up music, ROH Field of Honor and
Dan killing the Estonian ThunderFrog?
On a very special episode of The Steve Corino Show, the King of Old School calls an audible and begrudgingly welcomes back his longtime friend, filmmaker and fellow Extreme Odd Couple Podcast co-host, Rob Dimension, who sits in for all three segments. On the program, the boys talk about last weekend's Premier Wrestling Federation show and Steve's dealings with the legendary Rock 'n' Roll Express. Dan shares his bizarre new thirst quenching obsession while Steve counters with a story of how he caught his very first foul ball!
The trio then preview this Sunday's Battleground PPV including their predictions, their mutual distaste for the "Demon" Kane and some general observations of today's WWE product. This XOC Podcast reunion concludes with some Twitter love and a little email hate from Corino directed at an ignorant indy wrestler. So get "hyped" and/or "geeked" for a Steve Corino Show you will never forget!
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