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Talk Is Jericho

Talk Is Jericho


Recorded from all over the globe, multiple time world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy and New York Times best-selling author Chris Jericho rocks the podcast world with "Talk Is Jericho," his unique, weekly take on all things pop culture and life in general. Sit down with Chris as he interviews some of the biggest names in entertainment and discusses the minutia of wrestling, music, television, movies and twerking!! All-ages welcome. No ID required! - To access the entire Talk Is Jericho archive, go to Support "Talk Is Jericho" with your purchases through, click this link!


O'Shea Jackson Jr on Talk Is Jericho - EP305  

O'Shea Jackson Jr. is the son of Ice Cube, and played the famous rapper/artist in the critically-acclaimed movie, "Straight Outta Compton." O'Shea recalls his numerous auditions, screen tests, and all the preparation he did to play a member of the ground-breaking rap group, N.W.A. (including learning all the slang & hip-hop fashion of the 90s). He's also a huge wrestling fan, and in addition to having a favorite match, and a favorite performer, he also has a bone to pick with Stone Cold Steve Austin!

Disco Inferno on Talk Is Jericho - EP304  

Disco Inferno FINALLY makes an appearance on TIJ, and brings all sorts of crazy WCW stories with him! You'll hear about his WCW debut (a week before Nitro), why he left, what happened when he got to WWE, and how Sting helped him get his gig back at WCW. Disco also has stories from the booking room, the origination of his own Disco Inferno gimmick, working with Chyna, details on the 6-month long alien invasion angle he wrote that was never used at WCW, and how he planned to shoot the Invisible Man character. He's also talking about Brian Pillman, and the Nasty Boys, and defending his belief that Martin Short is NOT funny.

TalkNShop Live In Shang Hai Presented by Talk Is Jericho - EP303  

Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows cohost an all new TalkNShop Live In Shang Hai presented by Talk Is Jericho. And in addition to Jericho and all the regulars (Reptile, Hell Yeah Man, Gordy Canuck, The Fink), they also managed to rope Braun Strowman into the shenanigans! They attempt to talk about first matches, Braun's strongman background, tattoos, and useful geo-targeting apps. They succeed in figuring out who does the best Chewbacca noise, and whether or not Braun can really do an HBK kip-up and exactly how much that might be worth.

40 Years Of The Sex Pistols with Glen Matlock on Talk Is Jericho - EP302  

Original bassist of the Sex Pistols, Glen Matlock, shares 40-years worth of stories about the famed band. He's talking about how he met Steve Jones and Johnny Lydon, what Malcolm Mcleran did for the band, when they realized they had started a musical movement of their own, and how they felt about the Ramones. He also reveals why he quit the band before the release of their first and only album, where they found Sid Vicious, the creation of "Pretty Vacant," and whether there might be another historic Pistols reunion in time for their big anniversary next year!

Christian Live At Caroline's on Talk Is Jericho - EP301  

Talk Is Jericho Live At Caroline's with special guest Christian may or may not contain one or more of the following: an impromptu 5-second pose, some mad skillz kazoo playing, a Jack Lanza impression, something about a "Creepy Little Bastard" t-shirt, travel tips from Owen Hart, The Vampire Kids gimmick details, the truth behind the wrestler's handshake code, a story about a ladder match gone wrong, and the greatest rivalry of the Attitude Era!

Tony Iommi on Talk Is Jericho - EP300  

It's episode 300... and there's only one person big enough, legendary enough to mark such a momentous occasion - Black Sabbath founding guitarist Tony Iommi! And man, he's telling some of the craziest rock & roll stories - from meeting Sabbath's mafia-like manager Don Arden to a few of Ozzy's mythic missed gig tales. He's also breaking down some of those classic Sabbath riffs and songs, sharing memories of Ronnie James Dio, and giving his thoughts on "Spinal Tap." Plus, he's speaking candidly about his own recent battle with cancer and the role that played in Sabbath's decision to call it quits after this final tour!

To Hell With The Devil with Oz Fox on Talk Is Jericho - EP299  

It's the 30th Anniversary of Stryper's "To Hell With The Devil" album, and to celebrate, they're playing it in its entirety on this current Fall tour! Guitarist Oz Fox remembers the making of the album, and shares what it's been like to break out the original Stryper yellow & black stage wear! He's also talking about his own rock & roll name, the "Christian Rock Band" label, Stryper's break-up and subsequent reunion, surviving fame, and he's doing his best Ozzy Osbourne impression!

Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart & Tyson Kidd on Talk Is Jericho - EP298  

Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart has stories about his nickname, the Hart Foundation tag team, Andre The Giant, Dynamite Kid, Davey Boy Smith, Stu Hart's infamous dungeon, and the Calgary style! He had Bret Hart's back during the Montreal Screwjob (and a front row lockerroom view), a seat in the jam-packed van at Stampede Wrestling, and a crazy big paycheck at WCW (for doing absolutely nothing). Plus, his son-in-law, Tyson Kidd, has a few memories of his own about the Hart clan, and a detailed account of the night he broke his neck in the ring, and his truly miraculous recovery!

Alice Cooper For President on Talk Is Jericho - EP297  

Alice Cooper for President! He's got a decided rock & roll platform, a great t-shirt, and an even better slogan! He's also telling some amazing stories about the early days of Alice - from the development of the Alice Cooper character and makeup to the use of the guillotine and Frankenstein monster onstage. He's talking Hollywood Vampires - the originals (John Lennon, Keith Moon, Harry Nilsson), and the new members (Johnny Depp and Joe Perry), and what it was like being in the WWE ring with Jake "The Snake" Roberts and that boa constrictor!

Avenged Sevenfold - The Road - on Talk Is Jericho - EP296  

Avenged Sevenfold's surprise new studio album, "The Stage," dropped last Friday, and M. Shadows and bassist Johnny Christ return to TIJ to wrap up the surprise launch! This time, they've got stories from the road - from playing parking lots to their first Warped Tour experience to ultimately doing stadiums with Metallica! You'll hear about new drummer Brooks Wackerman's live debut with A7X and what he's brought to the mix in the last year, their favorite messed up lyrics, and how they all got their names.

Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage - on Talk Is Jericho - EP295  

Happy Halloween... and how the F did that just happen!?! A brand new Avenged Sevenfold studio album just dropped! Surprise! It's called "The Stage," and singer M. Shadows and guitarist Sinister Gates are giving the exclusive to the guy who helped make it happen - Y2J! They're taking you inside the studio for the writing and recording process, explaining how superstar astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson got involved, and sharing the careful planning (and inspiration) that went into the secret album release. They're also talking touring, Kanye West, and embracing the digital age! Plus, your fav podcast host explains his role in this incredible (nearly not leaked) feat! #VoltaicOceans

Ouija - Origin of Evil with Robert Murch on Talk Is Jericho - EP294  

Happy Halloween TIJ fans! Ouija board expert Robert Murch (who also consulted on the new horror film "Ouija - Origin of Evil") spreads his knowledge of the powerful spirit portal! He's got facts, fiction, trivia, scary stories, personal experiences, and a collection of over 1000 Ouija boards! Get your Halloween Scare started early... and P.S. - Y2J is breaking down that gruesome Walking Dead" Season 7 premiere episode. Spoiler alert!

WWE Cruiserweight Champion TJ Perkins on Talk Is Jericho - EP293  

TJ Perkins is the first-ever WWE Cruiserweight Champion, but he's no overnight success! He's been wrestling for 18 years, and he's wrestled everywhere - New Japan, TNA, Mexico, and Ring Of Honor. He's received advice from the late, great Roddy Piper, made TNA's Dixie Carter cry on TV, tried hard to follow in Eddie Guerrero's footsteps, went broke & lived in his car in Florida, rode to shows in the equipment trucks sitting on the turnbuckles, and partially caused a riot at a match in a Texas border town.

Last In Line on Talk Is Jericho - EP292  

Original Dio guitarist Vivian Campbell got the original Dio lineup together after the passing of Ronnie James Dio. It was Viv, drummer Vinny Appice, bassist Jimmy Bain, and they recruited Andrew Freeman on vocals. They played some shows, had a great time, decided to record an album of all new material, but before they could really tour - they lost Jimmy Bain unexpectedly. So they asked former Ozzy Osbourne bassist Phil Soussan to join the band, and they soldiered on. And today, Vivian Campbell and Phil Soussan tell that Last In Line story. Viv's also talking about the early days of Dio, his relationship with Ronnie James Dio, finding that trademark Dio sound, and why he left the band (under less than amicable circumstances). Plus, Phil's talking about Ozzy and what it was like being a member of that band. And you'll finally hear the true story of "Hear 'N Aid" - the heavy metal community's answer to "We Are The World."

Impractical Jokers on Talk Is Jericho - EP291  

Brian "Q" Quinn and Salvatore "Sal" Vulcano, one half of TruTV's "Impractical Jokers" (and The Tenderloins comedy troupe) bring their shows' hijinks, mishaps, punishments, and comedy genius to TIJ! They take you on a behind the scenes trip through their favorite challenges, pranks, and public embarrassments. They've been busted by the NYPD (and mothers), and assisted by each other's wives & family members... and are sharing all the gory details! Plus, "Q" & Sal are huge wrestling fans, and in addition to having met Jericho many years ago (with a pic to prove it), they've also met Roddy Piper!

Don Callis aka Cyrus on Talk Is Jericho - EP290  

Don Callis aka Cyrus from ECW returns to TIJ for a solo shot... to talk about his many stops & starts at WWE including The Truth Commission and The Jackyl gimmicks, working creative with Vince Russo, doing color commentary with JR, and being a manager. He's also got details on the role Bret Hart played in his career, the Mohawk that ended his WWE run, his jump to ECW and the infamous Cyrus gimmick, the last days of WCW, and why the Lebanese police had to help him get out of Beirut.

The MMA Four Horsewomen (minus one) on Talk Is Jericho - EP289  

The MMA Four Horsewomen (minus one) - Marina Shafir, Shayna Baszler, and Jessamyn Duke - are huge wrestling fans & are frequently spotted at the PWG shows in LA. They talk about their love of wrestling, putting women's MMA on the map, meeting on The Ultimate Fighter, their missing fourth Ronda Rousey & what she's done for MMA in general, and some of their own best (and worst) fights.

Jimi Hendrix Remembered by Leon Hendrix on Talk Is Jericho - EP288  

Leon Hendrix, blood brother of the late, great Jimi Hendrix shares stories from their childhood... from their early days making music to the trouble they got into on the streets of their hometown to touring with Jimi at the height of his fame. Leon also talks about the day his brother died - what he believes really happened, and whom he believes is responsible. It's a fascinating look at the life of one of music's greatest guitar heroes!

Brooklyn Brawler on Talk Is Jericho - EP287  

Steve Lombardi aka Brooklyn Brawler spent over 30 years at WWE, and he did just about every job at the company - in the ring, behind the scenes, and developing talent! Brawler evaluated & worked with new talent, and he's the guy that Vince McMahon chose to have first matches with The Rock, John Cena, Owen Hart, Bret Hart, and Ricky Steamboat. Brawler spent two years traveling with Hulk Hogan, he wrestled the Ultimate Warrior for 47 consecutive nights, he nearly got in a biker bar brawl with Roddy Piper at his side, and he once took Andre The Giant home to meet his mom! And these are just a few of the stories that you're gonna hear in this incredible episode. Strap in! It's a whirlwind ride through 80s & 90s wrestling!

Ron Funches on Talk Is Jericho - EP286  

Ron Funches is super funny, and a super WWE fan! He's talking "Undateable" on Hulu and what it's like filming live. He's got stories about breaking into the comedy scene in Portland, Oregon, advice for dealing with hecklers, memories of the worst and best gigs he's ever done, and how he landed on the "Kroll Show" on Comedy Central. He's also sharing wrestling stories - from his favorite matches to his favorite wrestlers to the one legend he actually got to meet & the one he's hoping to meet! And there there's his love of Lucille Ball...

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