David Shoemaker is joined by NWA owner Billy Corgan to discuss his experiences in wrestling compared to his Smashing Pumpkins career (02:00), the future of indie promotions (15:00), and the NWA’s 70th-anniversary show this Sunday (20:00). Then writer Kenny Herzog tags in to look at the WWE’s Crown Jewel conundrum in Saudi Arabia (30:45), misguided booking for Evolution (45:45), the 1,000th episode of SmackDown Live (55:30), and more!
Billy Corgan on the NWA, Plus Kenny Herzog on ‘Crown Jewel,’ ‘Evolution,’ and ‘SmackDown 1000’
The Smashing Pumpkins front man compares his music career to wrestling
There’s also talk of the lackluster start to Doc Rivers’s tenure with the Milwaukee Bucks, some questions that could define the back half of the season, and more
Freddie talks us through his incredible career, the record breaking Calvin Klein advert he starred in, and the iconic Nike advert that featured Ronaldinho Gaúcho, Luis Figo, Roberto Carlos, and R9
The streamer has delivered neither a masterpiece nor a colossal failure; instead, ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ gets a passing grade—but there is reason to believe the show can improve
The guys also go over the best odds for MVP and Sixth Man of the Year and give their best plays for the Thursday night slate