Talk Is Jericho podcast

Talk Is Jericho

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.

 

#1091

Are You Kidding TV on TIJ

You’ve probably seen Joey Gizzi and Steven Lannum on their popular YouTube and TikTok channel, Are You Kidding TV, but now you get to hear the two founding creators explain the inspiration behind some of their biggest pranks and challenges! They talk about how they got started in college, the evolution of their content, how they built their brand, what they did to make themselves and their content unique, and how they financed their early videos. They also share hilariously behind-the-scenes stories about some of their biggest videos including the 24-Hour series, the one with Ed Sheeran in a park, their collab with Mr. Beast, the claw machine in the middle of campus, and paying $1k to crash a Pittsburgh Pirates game, and another $1k to crash the Utah Jazz court! Are You Kidding TV YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/areyoukiddingtv] (https://www.youtube.com/areyoukiddingtv) Follow on TikTok & Instagram @AreYouKiddingTV Thanks for supporting our sponsors! Greatness Wins: Go to [https://greatnesswins.com] (https://greatnesswins.com/) and use code JERICHO to get 25% off your first order STAY CONNECTED: TikTok: @ChrisJericho Instagram: @talkisjericho @chrisjerichofozzy Twitter: @TalkIsJericho @IAmJericho YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy] (https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy) Website: [https://www.webisjericho.com/] (https://www.webisjericho.com/) To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

14 Jun 2024

53 MINS

53:17

14 Jun 2024


#1090

Dave Penzer Is The Stooge Of The Year

Dave Penzer got his start in the wrestling business at Global Wrestling Alliance in South Florida first learning from Dean Malenko’s father, Larry, and Bob Roop. He talks about his job finding and driving enhancement talent to matches, and how that inadvertently landed him at WCW. Penzer shares stories about his WCW days traveling with Jericho, Arn Anderson, Eddie Guerrero, Chris Benoit, and Chavo Guerrero Jr. including the big Arn Anderson and Eddie Guerrero fight over an apple pie, and the time Jericho stripped Dave Penzer of his clothes in a hotel bar & the footage ended up on the tabloid TV shows, Hard Copy & Inside Edition. He remembers what happened at a house show in Minnesota when Eric Bischoff overheard a conversation between Penzer and Jericho, and the night in Tupelo, Mississippi with Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Sting, and Randy Savage and the failed music cue. He talks about Vince Russo’s detrimental impact on WCW, when Penzer knew the WCW ship was sinking, what that very last Nitro show was like for him, and the conversations he had with WWE after they bought WCW. Plus, he has a few tales about his initial TNA run, his return to Impact during the pandemic, and passing the TNA ring announcing mic to Jade Chung last December. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

12 Jun 2024

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:17

12 Jun 2024


#1089

Speedball Mike Bailey – From Banned to In Demand

Speedball Mike Bailey and Will Ospreay have the highest rated match in TNA history according to Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer. Mike talks about that 2023 Bound For Glory match, and what the 5-star rating meant to him. He also shares stories about working with everyone from Will Ospreay to Josh Alexander to Trent Seven, and details his own run as X Division Champion. Plus, Mike tells the story of his 5-year ban from the United States, and how that almost derailed his wrestling career. He explains how that led him to wrestle in Europe and Japan, and what happened when the pandemic hit, and how he celebrated his TNA signing and return to America! Thanks for supporting our sponsors! Greatness Wins: Go to [https://greatnesswins.com] (https://greatnesswins.com/) and use code JERICHO to get 25% off your first order STAY CONNECTED: TikTok: @ChrisJericho Instagram: @talkisjericho @chrisjerichofozzy Twitter: @TalkIsJericho @IAmJericho YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy] (https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy) Website: [https://www.webisjericho.com/] (https://www.webisjericho.com/) To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

07 Jun 2024

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:08

07 Jun 2024


#1088

Gypsy Rose & Ryan: The Exclusive Interview Before The Split

Gypsy Rose Blanchard and Ryan Anderson sat down with Chris Jericho on March 15, 2024, just two weeks before their split, and as you’ll hear, seemed very happy, very much together, and ready to grow their family! Gypsy and Ryan shared the story of how they met, why they decided to get married despite the naysayers, and what the first three months of post-prison life had been like for them as a married couple. Gypsy also spoke candidly about life in prison, assimilating into society, reconnecting with her dad, sister, and stepmom, dealing with her newfound fame, social media hate, and making peace with her mother and her choices.   Watch Gypsy Rose: Life After Lock Up: [https://www.mylifetime.com/shows/gypsy-rose-life-after-lock-up] (https://www.mylifetime.com/shows/gypsy-rose-life-after-lock-up)   Thanks for supporting our sponsors! Greatness Wins: Go to [https://greatnesswins.com] (https://greatnesswins.com/) and use code JERICHO to get 25% off your first order To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

05 Jun 2024

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:39

05 Jun 2024


#1087

The Situation’s Jersey Shore Reality Check

Nothing’s off limits with The Jersey Shore’s Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino as you’ll hear in this episode (and read in his new book, Reality Check: Making The Best Of The Situation). Mike talks about dealing drugs in high school, his battle with addiction, the events that led him to spend time in prison, and how he managed to land on an MTV reality show that became a pop culture phenomenon thanks to its now-iconic cast and legendary catch phrases (GTL = gym, tan, laundry)! ! He recounts his audition for The Jersey Shore, meeting his castmates, and dealing with the overnight superstar fame (and fortune) that accompanied it. He reveals his many rock-bottom moments, and the one that finally made him get sober and clean up his act for good. He also discusses his relationships, then and now, with Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, DJ Pauly D, Vinny Guadagnino, and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, and some of the big differences in filming Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. And listen to the end because the very last story is absolutely bonkers! Purchase Reality Check: Making The Best Of The Situation - [https://mikethesituationbook.com/] (https://mikethesituationbook.com/) STAY CONNECTED: TikTok: @ChrisJericho Instagram: @talkisjericho @chrisjerichofozzy Twitter: @TalkIsJericho @IAmJericho YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy] (https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy) Website: [https://www.webisjericho.com/] (https://www.webisjericho.com/) To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

31 May 2024

59 MINS

59:16

31 May 2024


#1086

Corazon de Leon – The Grail of Wrestling Cards

The CBO of Jazwares, Jeremy Padawer, returns to tell the amazing story of how he and Chris found and secured the very rare Corazon de Leon wrestling trading card from Jericho’s 1993 CMLL debut in Mexico, and why he thinks that Jericho rookie card specifically is going to be on the Mt. Rushmore of valuable wrestling cards. Jeremy also talks about a couple of the most valuable wrestling cards he owns – a 1981 Hulk Hogan rookie card, a 1982 Japanese Hulk Hogan card, and the highest graded Andre The Giant card from that same era, and why he thinks wrestling cards are the items to collect now! He shares the story about the journey he took to Dubai with Logan Paul to help Logan purchase an extremely rare Pokemon card valued at over $6 million. Plus, Jeremy is a big collectibles guy himself and reveals some of the cornerstones of his personal collection including a first edition, first print of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. STAY CONNECTED: TikTok: @ChrisJericho Instagram: @talkisjericho @chrisjerichofozzy Twitter: @TalkIsJericho @IAmJericho YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy] (https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy) Website: [https://www.webisjericho.com/] (https://www.webisjericho.com/) To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

29 May 2024

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:18

29 May 2024


#1085

Anatomy of A Cover Band – Live From The Jericho Cruise

Live from the Chris Jericho Rock & Wrestling Rager At Sea Five Alive, it’s American Idol (and TIJ) alum James Durbin, Fooz Fighters frontman Nick Rich, Guardians of the Jukebox & Fozzy founding guitarist Rich Ward, and Femme Halen guitarist Roseann Aldrete! The topic? Tribute bands! Hear why these stellar musicians LOVE their cover bands, and the lengths they go to convey the vibe, spirit, look and sound of their respective bands! James Durbin shares stories from the ultimate cover band experience, American Idol, what it was like fronting Quiet Riot, the advice he got from Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, and why yacht rock is his favorite genre of music to cover. Rich Ward shares the secret to Guardians of the Jukebox’s success, and explains how they put their 80s set list together. Femme Halen’s Roseann Aldrete talks about all the studying and practice she does to get that Eddie Van Halen sound and tone down, her favorite EVH solos to play, and the most difficult songs for her in the Van Halen catalogue. And Nick Rich of the Fooz Fighters reveals why he gave up his Mick Jagger gig to take on the Dave Grohl role fulltime, how he manages to maintain that Grohl energy onstage, and why he felt it was important to grow out his hair and get the same arm tattoos as Dave. Fooz Fighters: [https://www.foozfighters.com/] (https://www.foozfighters.com/) Femme Halen (@femmehalen on IG): [https://pulpvixenband.com/femme-halen-a-tribute-to-van-halen] (https://pulpvixenband.com/femme-halen-a-tribute-to-van-halen) Guardians Of The Jukebox: [https://www.guardiansofthejukebox.com/] (https://www.guardiansofthejukebox.com/) James Durbin (@jamesdurbinofficial on IG): [https://www.jamesdurbinofficial.com/] (https://www.jamesdurbinofficial.com/) STAY CONNECTED: TikTok: @ChrisJericho Instagram: @talkisjericho @chrisjerichofozzy Twitter: @TalkIsJericho @IAmJericho YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy] (https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy) Website: [https://www.webisjericho.com/] (https://www.webisjericho.com/) To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

24 May 2024

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:24

24 May 2024


#1084

Joel McHale & The House of Villains

Joel McHale may be the busiest man in show biz! The House of Villains season 2 host speaks to filming that reality competition show with the likes of RHONJ’s Teresa Giudice, Richard Hatch, Jessie Godderz, and New York. He talks about some of the challenges, the drama, and even the humor! He has stories from his other shows, Crime Scene Kitchen on FOX and FOX’s Animal Control, some inside info from his days hosting The Soup, and details about the eye-opening moment he figured out that Community was a hit! He has crazy tales about Chevy Chase, a favorite Beatles album, a favorite athletic endeavor, and a perplexing question about one of hockey’s newest rules (no fighting? WTF?). And then there’s that one time he got to spend a whole month with the late, great Robin Williams.   STAY CONNECTED: TikTok: @ChrisJericho Instagram: @talkisjericho @chrisjerichofozzy Twitter: @TalkIsJericho @IAmJericho YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy] (https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy) Website: [https://www.webisjericho.com/] (https://www.webisjericho.com/) To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

22 May 2024

52 MINS

52:56

22 May 2024


#1083

Renny Harlin Talks Strangers, Nightmares, Pirates & Bruce Willis

Director Renny Harlin is a huge horror movie fan thanks to his mom, and cites Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho as his all-time favorite! Hear his take on horror flicks and movie-making in general, and how all of that shaped his take on his latest epic undertaking, “The Strangers: Chapter 1,” which hit theaters today! It’s the first in a horror trilogy, all shot at the same time, and all to be released within a 12-month period! Renny has stories from casting to shooting to the emotion & cry charts he made for his actors. He of course also talks about Bruce Willis and Die Hard 2, Cutthroat Island’s lack of success, why The Long Kiss Goodnight wasn’t as successful as everyone hoped, and he explains how he landed the directing gig for Nightmare on Elm Street 4 as a virtual unknown. Plus, Renny reveals the movie he’s most embarrassed to be associated with, the one he thinks is a bit overlooked and underrated, and the infamous drink he created and shared with John Cena.   STAY CONNECTED: TikTok: @ChrisJericho Instagram: @talkisjericho @chrisjerichofozzy Twitter: @TalkIsJericho @IAmJericho YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy] (https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy) Website: [https://www.webisjericho.com/] (https://www.webisjericho.com/)   See The Strangers: Chapter 1 in theaters: [https://thestrangers.movie/] (https://thestrangers.movie/) To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

17 May 2024

58 MINS

58:04

17 May 2024


#1082

Anatomy Of An AEW Head Of Global Production

Before Mike Mansury became Executive Vice President, Head of Global Production for AEW, he spent over 10 years working in production at WWE. He talks about his start there as a production assistant, learning on the road from the likes of Arn Anderson, Fit Finlay, and Road Dogg, his relationship with Kevin Dunn and being his #2, and the best words of advice he ever received from Vince McMahon. Mike has stories about NXT and helping Triple H bring that vision to life, and what it was like when he moved to working on both RAW and Smackdown. He also recalls his scariest live TV moment when Jerry Lawler suffered a heart attack, the preparation they did in 2017 when Ric Flair was hospitalized, and what ultimately led Mike to leave WWE. Plus, Mike shares his AEW journey, the impact he’s been able to make at the company over the last 18 months, the changes he’s most proud of to date, his growth plans for 2024, and the young, upcoming talent he believes to be the future of AEW. STAY CONNECTED: TikTok: @ChrisJericho Instagram: @talkisjericho @chrisjerichofozzy Twitter: @TalkIsJericho @IAmJericho YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy] (https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy) Website: [https://www.webisjericho.com/] (https://www.webisjericho.com/) To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

15 May 2024

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:44

15 May 2024


#1081

The Unsolved Mystery & Murder of Rachel Morin

Jamie and John from Truecrime Cast return, but this time they’ve got a very personal case to discuss. This investigation is on-going and involves the murder of someone they know – 38-year-old Rachel Morin, mother of 5, who was brutally killed while hiking in her Maryland hometown of Bel Air. There is Ring doorbell footage, a sketch, and DNA of the suspect, but still no arrest. John and Jamie break down the evidence, discuss the suspect’s ties to another crime that took place in Los Angeles, theorize why this suspect remains at-large, and explain what’s needed to bring Rachel’s killer to justice. Those with information into Rachel's murder have been asked to contact the Harford County Sheriff's Office at (410) 836-7788 or via email at  [RMtips@HarfordSheriff.org] (https://harfordsheriff.org/) . You can donate to support Rachel's five children here:  [https://www.gofundme.com/f/rachel-morin-funeral-and-memorial-fund] (https://www.gofundme.com/f/rachel-morin-funeral-and-memorial-fund) You can see surveillance footage of the suspect here:  [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czPjXOf-KVI] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czPjXOf-KVI) STAY CONNECTED: TikTok: @ChrisJericho Instagram: @talkisjericho @chrisjerichofozzy Twitter: @TalkIsJericho @IAmJericho YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy] (https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisJerichoFozzy) Website: [https://www.webisjericho.com/] (https://www.webisjericho.com/) To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: [https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy] (https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

10 May 2024

56 MINS

56:23

10 May 2024