The "Greatest Villain" in the history of Pro-wrestling is bringing the sizzle that simmered in Piper's Pit to podcast entertainment... challenging all foes and friends and where ever it ends. Every time you think you have all the answers, he changes the questions.
Lanny Poffo, aka "The Genius" and brother to wrestling legend Macho Man Randy Savage reunites with his old friend Roddy to reveal the real reason why it took so long for the WWE to induct his brother into the Hall of Fame, why Macho Man felt betrayed by Pat Patterson and what he would have thought about being inducted into the Hall of Fame by Hulk Hogan. Plus Roddy puts to rest any and all rumors about Steve Austin.
Why did Greg "The Hammer" Valentine break Ric Flair's nose? Was it because he didn't like working with him? Did a balding Honky Tonk Man trash talk Valentine because he was jealous of his luscious locks of hair? Would "The Hammer" and Hot Rod have picked MMA over Pro-Wrestling if the UFC had been around when they were coming up? Find out all the answers to those questions and more as the two legends sit down for an interview full of eye-opening revelations.
Macho Man gets heated with Roddy over Elizabeth. Kamala pulls a gun on Andre the Giant. The Iron Sheik causes an international incident and gets Roddy Piper, Nikolai Volkoff and Rene Goulet thrown in prison. Plus Roddy sets the record straight on the "Honky Tonk Man."
STING! STING! STING! Hot Rod gives his thoughts on legendary WCW wrestler Sting's brawl with Triple-H at Wrestlemania. Roddy and special guest comedian Earl Skakel break down the wrestling great's appearance and give their thoughts on why the WWE might have blown their opportunity to incorporate Sting into the WWE.
Welcome to the Underground! The Lucha Underground. Chavo Guerrero Jr. and John Morrison stop by Piper's Pit to talk about the new wrestling company that giving the WWE a run for its money. Plus you'll hear a ton of behind the scenes gossip about the Hacksaw-Tony Atlas feud that almost destroyed the Legends House, how John Hennigan was surprised he won WWE's Tough Enough and why the Guerrero family still loves Hot Rod after he's inflicted stab wounds, busted ear drums and years of emotional trauma to the family over the decades.
Comedian Cousin Sal sits down with Hot Rod and asks the WWE Hall-of-Famer all the questions everyone else is too afraid to ask. Questions like which pro-wrestler would Roddy like to meet in a cold dark alley for a good-ole-fasioned fist fight, is it true that he once showed up to a wrestling match in just his tighty-whiteys and whether or not he ever beat up a real live bear.
The most feared and villainous man of the WWE meets the most feared woman in the UFC. That's right! "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey stops by Piper's Pit and she's ready to kick some ass and chew some bubblegum. The world's toughest woman talks to Roddy about whether she sees a future for herself in the WWE and the hurt Bethe Correia is in for when Ronda heads to Brazil later this year to defend her title.
What does Mick Foley Fear? What did he want to say to The Ultimate Warrior just hours before the legend past away? What was Mankind's favorite match? If you're curious about any of those subjects then download this episode of Piper's Pit.
Lock-up your women and hide the children! Mick Foley descends upon Piper's Pit and goes toe-to-toe with the greatest "Villain" on the planet. Roddy peels back Mankind's mask to find the scariest thing in the world staring back at him, Dude Love's face. Just kidding. But in all seriosuness fans listening to part 1 of this interview will find why The Rock got a little carried away with the folding chair at the 1999 Royal Rumble, what Mick thinks about Roman Reigns and his real feelings about playing Dude Love.
In Part. 2 of Roddy's interview with Colt Cabana the wrestler tells Hot Rod that he feels he may have been blacklisted from the WWE because of his friendship with CM Punk, why someone throwing urine on him at a show was one of his greatest achievements inside the ring and if he'll ever return to a big name professional wrestling company to compete again
Baby Jesus! Fellow WWE star Colt Cabana stops by Piper's Pit to talk about life on the road wrestling as an independent, his friendship with CM Punk and why he feels he doesn't need the WWE to be a happy and successful pro-wrestler.
Roddy is joined by his son, Colt Toombs, to talk about his infamous match with Goldust at WrestleMania XII where the golden-haired wrestler tried to kiss him. Plus Hot Rod reveals why he decided to take a bat to the flamboyant wrestler's gold Cadillac and then jump on the hood as Goldust tried to escape Piper's wrath.
In Part. 2 of Roddy's interview with Luke Williams of the Bushwhackers the two wrestling legends talk about how tag-team wrestlers are doomed to extinction, why the elimination of territories is killing wrestling and under what circumstances Butch and Luke would ever come out of retirement.
Luke Williams of the Bushwhackers makes a pilgrimage to Piper's Pit this week to reconnect with his old friend and fans. Luke and Roddy talk about what it really takes to be part of a successful tag-team, Macho Man Randy Savage, Captain Lou Albano and why Roddy thinks that the next inductees into the Wrestling Hall of Fame should be The Bushwhackers and Cyndi Lauper.
Jim Cornette is back and burning bridges in part 2 of his no-holds-barred interview with the biggest villain of all time. Cornette dives deep into his nuclear powered feud with Vince Russo, revealing why he can't stand one of the most polarizing names in pro-wrestling. He also tells us his thoughts on Macho Man Randy Savage finally making it into the hall of fame and whether or not he'd ever don one of his infamous pastel shirts and come out of retirement. This is one episode that you can't afford to miss!!!
Yeeee Hawwwww! Jim Cornette crashes into Piper's Pit like a Level 5 Tornado, tearing apart everything you thought you knew about pro-wrestling. Why did Vince McMahon think Lex Luger was going to be the next Hulk Hogan? Who was tapped to run the WWF when Vince McMahon thought he'd be trading in his designer suits for prison stripes when the wrestling titan was an ass hair away from going to jail? You can only find out by downloading the latest episode of the best wrestling podcast in the whole damned world! Baby Jesus!
Vince Russo Part. 2. One of the most controversial figures in professional wrestling history is back for a second round on the hot seat. Piper and Russo pick up right where they left on topics like the decline of the WWE, why aren't there any new superstars the likes of Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant and Roddy Piper and why a three-hour Monday Night Raw is bad for the fans.
Baby Jesus!!!! Legendary commentator Jim Ross enters the Piper's Pit for A no-holds-barred interview about everything you ever wanted to know about pro-wrestling but were too afraid to ask. Rowdy and Ross talk about the Monday Night Wars, the big mistakes that almost put the WWE out of business and how The Rock was screwed out of his wrestling title. Plus, Jim reveals his involvement in Jeff Jarrett's newly launched Global Force Wrestling and why it could spell trouble for the WWE.
Jeff Jarrett's about to turn the wrestling world on it's head! The eleven-time world champion enter's Piper's Pit to reveal his plan for world domination with the launch of Global Force Wrestling. The founder of TNA talks to Hot Rod about the mistakes he made with Total-Nonstop-Action and why those hard lessons led him to launch a new worldwide empire. How will it stack up to TNA? Will it have Vince McMahon waking up in cold sweats fearing that the WWE's days are numbered just like he was when the WCW went to war with him in the 90's? Find that out all that and more on this episode of Piper's Pit.
Legendary director John Carpenter and Roddy Piper reunite to talk about one of the greatest Sci-Fi films of all time, They Live. Fans of the cult classic are in for a treat as the two reveal behind-the-scenes stories on the making of the film. Plus we'll find out what ever happened to the They Live TV show, will there ever be a sequel, would John allow a remake and why the film is considered by both Carpenter and Piper to be modern-day a documentary.
Rowdy Piper welcomes TNA's Austin Aries to the Piper's Pit for a villain to villain smackdown. The two talk about the future of TNA, whether or not Austin see's retirement in his near future, and if the WWE is trying to lure him over to the dark-side. Plus Hacksaw makes a surprise visit and reveals some behind the scenes dirt about their stint on WWE's Legends House. Hoooo!!!!!
Roddy Piper takes a hard look at the many reasons the WCW failed on this episode of Piper's Pit. Hot Rod, along with Death of the WCW author RD Reynolds, reveal the dysfunction behind the wrestling organization that almost put Vince McMahon out of business. You'll hear the behind-the-scenes story about the birth of Hulk Hogan's NWO, learn about how most of the top WWF wrestlers like Macho Man and Roddy Piper went to the WCW after McMahon told them that their careers were over, and what triggered the epic Monday Night wars.
In part 2 of Hot Rod's interview with comic Bobcat Goldthwait, wrestling's greatest "Villain" talks to us about how the comedian helped save his life, meeting comedy legend Robin Williams and why Bobcat felt it necessary to film a crying newborn being blown away with a shotgun in his dark-comedy film, God Bless America. BABY JESUS!!!
Hot Rod welcomes comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait to Piper's Pit to talk about how the greatest villain in professional wrestling history inspired some of the greatest comedians to ever take to the stage. Rowdy tells Bobcat how his influence led comedic genius Andy Kaufman to start and epic feud with wrestler Jerry Lawler and why Robin Williams used to impersonate a police officer to get into Piper's wrestling matches. This show has it all. From Mexican knife fights to setting the Tonight Show stage on fire.
Bob Orton Jr. enters the Piper's Pit leaving a trail of broken bones and missing teeth behind him, literally. The wrestling legend tells us about beings exiled from a Japanese Island for life, why he was tasered by a police officer for running around a hotel naked and the reason why he had to lock Roddy in his hotel room while they were on the road. Plus for the first time ever, Roddy reveals the most heinous wrestling act ever committed in the ring by none other than Mr. Perfect. An act so vile it left his fellow wrestlers gasping for breath.
Hot Rod welcomes legend Art Davie, the creator of the UFC, into the Piper's Pit to talk about how a sport that Chuck Norris thought was too "brutal" to be legal went on to become a multi-billion dollar empire. Art takes us from the early days of the MMA sport when he discovered a group of unknown Brazilian's calling themselves the Gracie Clan up until the present day where former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar crossed over from the Octagon into the WWE ring to crush John Cena for the title of WWE World Heavyweight Champion of the World.
Did you know that Hulk Hogan was so afraid of Jesse Ventura that he refused to be in the same state with him. Or how about that the fact that Vince McMahon lost a lawsuit to Jessie and ended up paying him millions of dollars, and potentially owes him millions more. Jesse Ventura dares to enter the Piper's Pit and reveals all. From why he joined the Navy Seals to why he's seriously considering running for President in 2016. It's the show you've all been asking and waiting for. So sit back, press play and listen to one of the best shows in Piper's Pit history.
Hillbilly Jim hit's Piper's Pit with a sack full of some of the greatest untold stories in WWE history. From working on a farm hauling 100 pound bales of hay for a penny apiece, to how his old pal Uncle Elmer got him into trouble by giving out fake Rolex's to Vince McMahon and The Iron Sheik. Plus we'll also hear about Roddy's signature black leather "escape" jacket which was stuffed with everything Hot Rod would need to escape prison, flee the country or defend himself in a gunfight.
What happened when a whole NFL team decided to pick a fight with Andre the Giant? Ever wonder how many beers Andre really could drink in one sitting? Then sit back and join Roddy and special guest, Ghost Hunter Brannon Smith of the hit TV show Ghost Asylum, as Hot Rod tells never before heard stories about the gentle giant. Plus Roddy reveals his own past paranormal experiences and how a guardian angel would protect him from physical abuse as a child.
Ethan Carter III finds his way into the Piper's Pit to give "Hot Rod" the lowdown on everything that's happening in TNA. In this episode you'll get the insides scoop on all the behind the scenes drama. Everything from who-hates-who, to epic tales of backstabbing and betrayal, and whether or not there will be a future for TNA after talks with Spike TV fell apart jus a few weeks ago.
Did you know that Hulk Hogan quit wrestling to become a bouncer? How about the fact that when Sylvester Stallone called Hulk to appear in Rocky III he told Sly to take a hike and hung up on him? Join Roddy as he welcomes Don "The Dragon" Wilson into Piper's Pit to talk about the action star and former World Champion kick boxer's amazing career. From being a pioneer of what would become the worldwide phenomenon we know as Mixed Martial Arts sports, to paling around with Hulk Hogan and giving him a job as a bouncer right after the Hulkster decided to give up on wrestling. So sit back, enjoy the bagpipes and follow "Hot Rod" into Piper's Pit for one of Roddy's most entertaining interviews yet.
In part 2 of the Gangrel's visit to Piper's Pit the Vampire Warrior reveals why a cheesy 80's vampire movie inspired his character, how a mistake he made during a match with "The Rock" sidelined his career, why he thinks Ric Flair is an a**hole and looks back on his relationship with the late female wrestler Luna Vachon.
Former WWE star Gangrel stops by Piper's Pit to chat with "Hot Rod," Colt Toombs and "The Grappler," about his 25-plus years in wrestling. The Vampire Warrior reveals all as he talks about his epic feud with Ric Flair, finding out that he didn't really get to beat up people in pro wrestling and starting his very own wrestling school.
Kamala Speaks! One of the most memorable villains in WWF history enters Piper's Pit for a no-holds-barred discussion about his meteoric rise to glory and devestating downfall. From tragedy to triumph, Kamala talks about first being discoverd by a wrestling promoter while picking fruit, how he got his name and gimmick and the end of his career after having both legs amputated due to complications from diabetes.
TNA Impact's Mr. Anderson, former WWE's Mr. Kennedy, reveals the story behind his wrestling gimmick, how he broke into the squared-circle business, the best advice he ever got and who gave it to him, and why he left the WWE. Plus, he and Hot Rod talk about the future of TNA Impact!
Hoooooo! Hacksaw Jim Duggan returns to Piper's Pit where, for the first time ever, he reveals just what really went down that dark and stormy night back in 1987 when he and the Iron Sheik were busted for possession of Cocaine and Marijuana. Plus, Hot Rod is here to kick ass and drink bubble gum with his very own Rocket Fizz soda pop.
Hot Rod returned to RAW in Portland on Monday night... especially to wish Hulk Hogan a Happy Birthday! What didn't you see on the broadcast? Hot Rod has details! Plus, Hacksaw Jim Duggan joins the pod to talk Iraq and current events? WTF? He also answers some wrestling questions... and the two have more off-camera shenanigans from Legends House!
Legendary wrestler Len "The Grappler" Denton removes his infamous mask for a sit-down with Roddy in studio to talk about his new book, Grappler: Memoirs of A Masked Madman. Denton dishes about his battles with wrestling legends like Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Macho Man Randy Savage and Andre the Giant, who he managed to beat in one of the most epic beat-downs in wrestling history!
Hot Rod's son, Colt Toombs, joins the Pit to talk about what it was like growing up with his famous father, surrounded by wrestling... and why he decided to follow in dad's footsteps! Plus, Roddy addresses the rumors about himself and Pat Patterson, and has a personal message for those spreading 'em!
Jeff Hardy, one half of the infamous Hardy Boys tag team is in the Pit! He and Roddy talk about TNA Impact, Jeff's wrestling beginnings, how Jeff overcame dark times, favorite matches & opponents, and the Hardy Boys!
Roddy Piper, Terry Funk, Zeus, and Don Frye all got together with a bunch of fans and told wrestling stories and answered questions, and just generally raised hell for an hour! Who woulda been a brain surgeon if wrestling hadn't worked out? Who got into some trouble in Mexico? And who has the best Hulk Hogan story? Listen now... and find out!
WWE Hall of Famer Hacksaw Jim Duggan joins Roddy in "Piper's Pit." Hear the wild Legends House stories - the stuff that didn't make the show! Plus, bundt cakes, beatdowns, running from the cops, and the REAL Ultimate Warrior. They're letting it all fly!
Ross Tucker, Former NFL football lineman and host of "The Ross Tucker Football Podcast" steps into Piper's Pit! Ross wanted to be a wrestler - babyface or heel? Plus, Hot Rod and Ross talk concussions, injuries, their favorite wrestlers & squared-circle stories, and Johnny Football himself, Johnny Manziel.
What do graffiti artists and professional wrestling heels have in common? A lot if you're Rowdy Roddy Piper, the greatest villian in pro-wrestling history and RISK, the pioneering graffiti artist! Stories about running from the cops - sometimes successfully, sometimes not. Great battles... and doing it for the sake of the art!
TNA's Bully Ray aka Bubba Ray Dudley of The Dudley Boyz tag team fame steps into Piper's Pit! He's got ECW stories, Paul Heyman stories, WWE stories, Hulk Hogan stories, and a preview of what's coming up at TNA!
Actor, bodybuilder, and former pro-wrestler Andrew Byrniarski joins Piper's Pit! He gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" & his character Leatherface. Plus, he's got inside stories from Oliver Stone's film, "Any Given Sunday," and of course Andrew's talking about his time in pro-wrestling with WWE & Vince McMahon!
Roddy Piper sits down with Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake and Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka. It's a casual conversation much like what they'd do after a match during their wrestling days! It's an inside glimpse of what really happens backstage when the match is over!
Director Oliver Stone's son, Sean, and American Libertarian talk show host, activist, and author Adam Kokesh join Roddy to talk about revolution, reform, and conspiracy theories! Oh yeah - and a couple of Jesse Ventura wrestling stories too!
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. joins Roddy to talk all about the famous Guerrero family wrestling line.. and the old Guerrero/Roddy Piper feud. Chavo and Roddy share stories about Chavo's dad, his Uncle Mando, and his cousin Eddie.
Jake "The Snake" Roberts (minus Damien) joins Roddy in Piper's Pit. Hear why Jake calls himself "the worst referee EVER," how he REALLY feels about snakes, working with Ted DiBiase, how Jake survived his own father and a terrible childhood, and why family is so important to him today.
Hot Rod and Diamond Dallas Page together on one podcast! Look out! Stories about Dusty Rhodes, Michael "P.S." Hayes, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Scott Hall, Jesse Ventura, Jody Hamilton, and Edge! It's one heck of a roller coaster ride!
Rowdy Roddy Piper welcomes Joe V from Portland TV morning show "Good Day Oregon" and his buddy, The Grappler aka Len Denton. More wrestling stories and info on the book about The Grappler's life and career as written by Joe V.
Can TNA be saved? Jim Cornette has his doubts. The greatest color commentator in history gives us a behind the scenes look at the downward spiral of TNA and tells us why even though it might be able to be saved, maybe it shouldn't. Plus we get Jim's opinion on Sting's lackluster WWE debut and what Vince McMahon can do to give the WCW legend a REAL wrestling match.
Vince Russo! One of the most controversial figures in Professional Wrestling history sits down with Roddy to see if they can get past the bad blood that's been simmering between the two for well over a decade. No topic is off limits, including the tragic death of Owen Hart. Hot Rod asks Vince tough questions like, why did Owen agree to be lowered into the ring from over a hundred feet in the air when he was afraid of heights? Who's idea was it for the ill-fated stunt and whether or not Hart's death could have been avoided.