After a long hiatus, the Smartest Man Not In Professional Wrestling is back and he’s raising your wrestling IQ with a discussion on WWE’s WrestleMania 23 from 2007. Dan will do his best to preserve the old ways as he covers ring psychology and storytelling, promos, and how many things in wrestling have lost their meaning. It’s a concentrated dose of wisdom on the Final Say!
Mike goes solo for the RantEM Radio WrestleMania 34 marathon weekend. He is joined by Jury corespondent Joey “Justice” Mandella with NXT Takeover updates from New Orleans, “Handsome” Dan Lopez discusses the top WrestleManias from the 80s and 90s, Jay Baca calls in from WrestleMania Axxess, and Mike also gives predictions on the card, goes over his thoughts of the Hall of Fame, his favorite Wrestlemania Promo and celebrity guest!!
A holiday tradition continues as for the third year in a row, Handsome Dan shares some of his favorite movie clips, music, and memories of Christmas past. Raise your Christmas IQ and lift your holiday spirit with the Smartest Man Not In Professional Wrestling.
WLW Studios’ Lucha Liaison Jay Baca was on location in Houston for WWE NXT’s War Games. Find out what he thought about the event and WWE’s attempt at resurrecting an iconic match concept. But first, Dan and Jay discuss 1982’s Fantasy-Adventure film, “The Beastmaster” starring Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, and Rip Torn. A new era of the Final Say begins now!
The Mega-Powers explode! And it nearly causes a rift between the Mega-Powers of Podcasting as Mike Noringonger of the Midnight Jury and Handsome Dan take very different sides on the rivalry between Hulk Hogan and “Macho Man” Randy Savage. They debate who was right and who was wrong as they recount the events leading up to their epic showdown at WrestleMania V including the Royal Rumble and the Main Event. Along the way they also discuss the Royal Rumble as a concept, their thoughts on Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake, the legacy of the “Macho Man’s” first WWF World Championship run, and the main event match at WrestleMania V and how it ranks among Hogan’s and Savage’s best. Get an education courtesy of the Final Say!
The Mega Powers are on top of the world, but for how long? Mike & Dan reveal their favorite WrestleMania and do some fantasy booking with the Mega Powers and the WWF Tag Team Titles. They discuss what’s wrong with smaller guys defeating giants. Also, Andre the Giant inventing the Canadian/French Destroyer?? All this and much, much more on this week’s edition of the Final Say!
The Smartest Man Not In Professional Wrestling is back just in time to get you up to speed on Lucha Underground Season 3 before the show resumes this Wednesday night. WLW Studios’ “Lucha Liaison” Jay Baca joins the discussion as they cover questions left unanswered from the first half of Season 3 plus, some of their front-runners for the Lucha Underground Year-End Awards. You don’t want to miss it!
Handsome Dan & Jay Baca conclude their countdown of the Top 20 Greatest Managers in Professional Wrestling of All-Time. Listen in to find out who they’ve each got listed as their Number One. It’s the Final Countdown on the Final Say!
Handsome Dan shares some thoughts on the current political landscape, then the countdown continues as we make our way toward Number 1! Jay Baca re-joins the discussion to talk Wrestling Greatest Managers. We slow it way down as we discuss the truly elite names at Nos. 5 and 4.
WLW Studios’ “Lucha Liaison” Jay Baca is back to continue the countdown of the Greatest Managers in Professional Wrestling History. We slow it down a bit as we’ve finally cracked the Top Ten and as you can imagine, there’s a WHOLE LOT to discuss!