Royal Rumblings and 'Raw 25' Speculations (Ep. 97)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker is joined by Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling and actor Skylar Astin to discuss Paige's injury (05:15), the WWE's newest talent acquisitions (09:30), Bobby Roode's U.S. Championship Tournament win (18:30), rumors for the Royal Rumble (22:00), Braun Strowman flipping over a semi (27:45), and WWE's Top 10 Moments in 'Raw' History (33:15).
Bruce Prichard Invades 'The Masked Man Show'! (Ep. 96)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker is joined by Nick Mundy from 'The Team Tiger Awesome Show' to discuss Jason Jordan's importance to Roman Reigns (01:30), concerns about 'WrestleMania' (07:00), and the return of the Bálor/Bullet Club and the Miz (12:00). Then Bruce Prichard of 'Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard' joins the show to talk about his return to the WWE for the 25th anniversary of 'Raw' (16:30), the method to planning the madness that is a 'Royal Rumble' (23:30), his favorite recurring "spots" from the 'Rumble' (35:30), the biggest screw up that no one noticed during a 'Royal Rumble' (39:45), and turning Hulk Hogan heel (44:15).
'Wrestle Kingdom 12' and Bullet Club Rekindlings (Ep. 95)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's David Schilling ring in 2018 by remembering Mt. Fiji from GLOW (03:00) before discussing Kenny Omega and Chris Jericho's match at 'Wrestle Kingdom 12' (12:15), Finn Bálor and the problem with babyface stables (24:30), the feud between Asuka and Alexa Bliss on 'Raw' (31:30), and "Psychic Shoemaker" (41:30).
The 2017 Masked Man Show Awards (Ep. 94)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's David Schilling wrap up the year by giving out some awards, like Worst Story Line (04:00), Worst Promo (09:15), Best Heel (24:00), Promo of the Year (28:00), Wrestler of the Year (47:45), Match of the Year (59:30), and more!
Royal Rumors and Reactions (Ep. 93)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling are joined by comedian Mike Mulloy to discuss rumors of the XFL's return (02:45), the passing of "The Z-Man" Tom Zenk (12:15), the announcement of the Women's Royal Rumble match (18:45), 'Clash of the Champions' (33:30), Rusev's potential (47:45), and the speculation surrounding Ricochet and War Machine's debut (53:30).
The Most Prestigious Preview Pod Of All-Time (Ep. 92)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker, Bleacher Report's David Schilling, and comedian Mike Lawrence kick off the show by discussing the lead up to the Kenny Omega-Chris Jericho match at 'Wrestle Kingdom 12' (02:45) and the WWE's 'Mixed Match Challenge' (16:00). Then "the King of Sad Style" Dan St. Germain invades the show to talk about the "Yep Movement" (19:45) and to preview 'Clash of Champions' (24:30). They wrap up the show by breaking down the controversial ending to the "number one contender match" between Braun Strowman and Kane (42:15), the value of fighting Triple H (50:30), the Bray Wyatt and "Woken" Matt Hardy packages video (54:00), the latest happenings on 'Raw' (59:15), and finally, make predictions for this Sunday's PPV (01:06:00).
The Masked Man Field Trip to 'Raw' (Ep. 91)· The Masked Man Show
Fresh off a field trip to 'Raw,' The Ringer's David Shoemaker, Bleacher Report's David Schilling, and "The Silver Lake Heartthrob" Steve Kazee get together to discuss their experience on Monday night (02:00), whether Matt Hardy will be booked properly (04:00), the rise in WWE's stock price (14:00), Paige's legitimate gripe (18:45), marks buying T-shirts (30:00), Samoa Joe's role (38:30), and embarrassing entrance music (01:05:30).
Thankful, Not Thankful (Ep. 90)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling break down Shoemaker's list of grievances (02:00). They discuss Paige's return (05:00), new Intercontinental champion Roman Reigns (24:15), "Broken" Matt Hardy (32:30), Daniel Bryan's heel turn on 'SmackDown' (38:30), and the WWE's handling of 'Starrcade' (53:30).
Reactions to 'WarGames' and 'Survivor Series' (Ep. 89)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and "The Silver Lake Heartthrob" Steve Kazee team up to discuss Drew McIntyre's injury (02:30), the return of the 'WarGames' match (08:15), and their favorite match from the NXT card on Saturday night (17:30). Then, they move their focus to the 'Survivor Series' (24:00), the misuse of Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn in the main event (26:30), the New Day losing to the Shield (42:00), how Asuka was booked (38:30), the T-shirt debacle (45:15), and Brock Lesnar's win over A.J. Styles (55:00).
Farewell, Ellsworth (Ep. 88)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker reunites with Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling to break down the release of James Ellsworth (03:00), the return of several superstars to WWE television (07:00), the end of the Mega-Maniacs (10:00), and the overarching storylines between 'Raw' and 'SmackDown' (13:00) before wrapping up the show by previewing 'Survivor Series' (21:30).
Circling Back on 'Nature Boy' With Steve Kazee (Ep. 87)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker teams up with "The Silverlake Heartthrob" Steve Kazee to discuss the two biggest storylines in the WWE (01:30), Chris Jericho's challenge to Kenny Omega at 'Wrestle Kingdom 12' (04:45), and ESPN's 30 for 30 documentary 'Nature Boy' (10:45) before previewing 'Survivor Series' (24:30).
Elated by 'Raw' With Nick Mundy (Ep. 86)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker joins up with Nick Mundy from The Team Tiger Awesome Show to discuss the return of Stephanie McMahon (02:30), the 'Survivor Series' card taking form (09:00), Kane squashing on 'Raw' (15:00), the Miz's value to the WWE as a heel (19:15), Rusev expanding his vocabulary (21:00), and Daniel Bryan's future (31:30).
2 Sweet 2 Furious (Ep. 85)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling break down Kurt Angle's performance at 'TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs' (03:00), the Jeff Jarrett rumor (11:30), Asuka's debut (16:00), what A.J. Styles and Finn Bálor's "Too Sweet" hand gesture means in the WWE universe (21:00), and the invasion by 'SmackDown' superstars (29:45). Then they speculate about who will represent the brands at 'Survivor Series' (35:00).
The ONLY 'TLC' Preview (Ep. 84)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling square up to discuss the news that Jinder Mahal will face Brock Lesnar at 'Survivor Series' (05:00), Kane's return on 'Raw' (12:30), the WWE mass-exodus rumors (15:00), the undeniable chemistry between Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens on 'SmackDown!' (26:00), and predictions for 'TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs' (33:30).
Rumors and Reunions (Ep. 83)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling address the Neville rumors (02:00), the Shield reunion (13:00), the Sami Zayn–Kevin Owens promo (20:00), and the stellar cage matches from 'Hell in a Cell' (22:30).
Remembering Lance Russell and Previewing 'Hell in a Cell' (Ep. 82)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling honor the late Lance Russell (04:00) before diving into the match between Braun Strowman and Seth Rollins (12:00), a new (old) gimmick for Mickie James (19:30), Sister Abigail's debut (26:00), and a reunion for the Shield (29:15). Then they predict the winners for 'Hell in a Cell' (36:00).
'No Mercy' Fallout and Looking Ahead to 'Hell in a Cell' (Ep. 81)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling wrestle with the overuse of the "this is awesome!" chant (02:00), Cesaro getting his teeth knocked up into his gums (12:00), the finisher conundrum (18:00), and the familiar end to Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman's match (27:00). Then, they move on to the booking of Enzo (30:30), Bobby Roode's glorious return (40:30), and the 'Hell in a Cell' card (44:30). They wrap up by answering some Twitter questions (49:00).
Remembering Bobby "The Brain" Heenan and Previewing 'No Mercy' (Ep. 80)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker, Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling, and the 'Rough Hang' podcast's Dan St. Germain discuss the passing of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan (02:00), and the two biggest matches coming up at 'No Mercy' (11:00). Then, Shoemaker and Schilling dive into the importance of Bobby Heenan in the 1980s (19:30), the tribute video package from Monday (22:30), and Heenan's incredible heel commentary (24:15). Finally, they wrap up by breaking down Jinder Mahal's promo on 'SmackDown' (33:30) and predicting each match from the 'No Mercy' card (43:30).
The Head Butt Heard Round the Universe (Ep. 79)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker sits down with Joel Solomon to discuss the Mae Young Classic (02:00), Kevin Owens's vicious assault of Vince McMahon (11:00), the problem with working shoots (29:00), and the Miz abusing Enzo on the mic (35:00).
The Big Exits (Ep. 78)· The Masked Man Show
The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling dive into Jeff Jarrett's departure of GFW (01:15), what JBL's absence will mean to the 'SmackDown!' announce team (09:00), the Big Show's final match (18:00), Kevin Owens's death wish on Shane (36:00), and the resurrection of Vince McMahon (41:00).