Ep. #459: May 22-28, 2005

4h 36m | May 27, 2024

Kris and David are guestless as we discuss the week that was May 22-28, 2005. Topics of discussion include:

  • The remake of "The Longest Yard" opening up at the theatres and how the wrestlers that were involved in the film were perceived and the future of wrestlers in films including The Rock and the filming of "Gridiron Gang."
  • TNA's TV deal with Fox Sports Net expiring as we talk about the last episode of Impact on there, plus an update on their negotiations with WGN.
  • Skype crapping out and not recording Kris’s side of the latter part of the TNA segment through the end of the international segments. (So they’re not here.)
  • Bryan Danielson, CM Punk, and Samoa Joe all feeling a sort of burnout on the indie scene and wanting to move on to major promotions.
  • What really happened between Rick Steiner and Vordell Walker in Ocala, Florida.
  • A crazy story involving Kevin Lawler being arrested for burglary in Memphis and how the story was handled by the local media.
  • Complete insanity in WWE with all sorts of fucked up sexual storylines with promo verbiage that was very obviously scripted by Vince McMahon, including Kurt Angle menacing Sharmell, the fallout of Lita turning on Kane to join Edge, and the latest chapter in the Viscera/Lillian Garcia courtship, which somehow involves Big Vis humping Jonathan Coachman.
  • One of the most memorable John Cena matches of all-time, against JBL in an “I Quit” match at Judgment Day.

That's just the tip of the iceberg as we have TONS more, so do yourself a favor and take a listen!!!


0:00:00 Movies & TNA…sort of

0:36:37 Classic Commercial Break

0:40:39 Halftime

0:59:28 Other USA: Death of Dan Quirk, ROH, Chikara, SWF (WV), CWA (TN), GeorgiaCW, FIP, Rick Steiner vs. Vordell Walker, AlabamaCW child abuse scandal, Kevin Lawler arrest, & PWW

2:05:01 WWE

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