Braden Herrington & Bartender Dave step in this week to take over the reigns of Review-A-Wai and review the recently released non-classic “Pure Country Pure Heart” starring Willie Nelson – and more importantly featuring Shawn Michaels.
John Pollock & Wai Ting travel back to the summer of 1999 when the WWF was on fire with the SummerSlam headlined by a three-way and Governor Jesse Ventura returning to referee, a forgettable “Kiss My Ass” match, the worst Undertaker promo uncovered, poor matches and a show stolen by Shane McMahon and Test.
John Pollock & Wai Ting present a thorough review of the new Kevin Owens “Fight Owens Fight” documentary with a big look at his career, his rise through Quebec and independents and entering the WWE in 2014. Plus, we are joined by historian Pat Laprade and some past LAW interviews with Kevin Steen.
Wai Ting welcomes Dan “The Mouth” Lovranski to discuss perhaps the greatest pro wrestling trilogy of all time. Wai and Dan discuss the history between Flair and Steamboat, analyze the storytelling within the matches and attempt to draw comparisons to a modern-day trilogy that’s on course eclipse it, Kazuchika Okada vs Kenny Omega.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the entire season of GLOW on Netflix and discuss all the character, the stories, great scenes and the many issues that were tackled in the ten-episode series.
It’s a big show as John Pollock & Wai Ting welcome Damian Abraham back to the show to chat all about the WWE’s Money in the Bank show from Chicago in 2011 with John Cena vs. CM Punk for the WWE title.
John Pollock & Wai Ting are joined by Jordan Breen to review WCW’s Great American Bash ’98 card with Sting vs. The Giant for the tag titles, Hulk Hogan & Bret Hart team up, Bill Goldberg goes for 100-0, Juventud vs. Reese and so much more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the DDT “Apartment Complex Wrestling” DVD featuring Kota Ibushi navigating a condemned apartment and we welcome Chris Charlton to chat this event and the history of the DDT promotion.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review WWE Judgment Day 2004 with the “bloodbath” between Eddie Guerrero and JBL, they welcome former writer David Lagana to chat all things Smackdown from this time period, a classic LAW segment from the night of the show with Dave Meltzer and your feedback.
John Pollock is joined by comedian Dylan Gott to review Starrcade from December 1988 and the first major card following the purchase of the promotion by Ted Turner and featuring a main event between Ric Flair and Lex Luger for the NWA title.
John Pollock & Wai Ting present their LIVE show from Orlando over WrestleMania weekend with a special fan Q&A and are joined by Court Bauer, Alex Greenfield, Brian Mann and Damian Abraham.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the WWE Draft Episode of Raw from April 2009 and chat all of the roster changes and we welcome former WWE creative team member Brad Corbitt to chat about this era of WWE from his time with the company.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review WrestleMania 25 from 2009 with The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels, an awful main event, Ricky Steamboat comes out of retirement, a Mickey Rourke appearance, a horrible battle royal, Kid Rock and we have a classic 2010 interview with Paul Bearer.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the “go home” episodes of Raw and Smackdown going into WrestleMania 25 from 2009. The final push for all of the key matches, Randy Orton’s “State of WrestleMania Address”, Shawn Michaels hosts a funeral for The Undertaker, return of Vince & Shane and a totally skippable Smackdown episode.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review the WWE No Way Out 2009 show from Seattle with two Elimination Chamber matches, Shawn Michaels is going through tough financial times, Shane McMahon defends his family and a classic LAW clip from Feb. 2009 right after this event.
John Pollock & Wai Ting are back to chat about the Royal Rumble from 2004 in Philadelphia with Chris Benoit winning from the #1 position, the first Brock Lesnar vs. Bill Goldberg feud, Hardcore Holly receives a WWE title shot, a Last Man Standing Match full of blood and lots more.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review the new “Wrestling Road Diaries 3: Funny Equals Money” documentary starring Colt Cabana, Grado and Kikutaro and then welcome Cabana onto the show to chat about the making of the documentary and the subjects covered in the doc.
John Pollock & Wai Ting celebrate Christmas Day with many surprise guests, the annual Review-A-Wai Christmas Jingle Contest and much more on this special edition of the show.
John Pollock & Wai Ting go back and review WCW Monday Nitro from the Georgia Dome in July of 1999 with the return of Bill Goldberg during a Megadeth performance, Bret Hart speaks after Owen Hart’s passing, the awful main event picture, one of the more disturbing show-closing angles in WCW history and way more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting go back and review the 18th Annual Survivor Series from 2004 that you’ve probably never thought of since the event took place, Heidenreich and Snitsky growl at each other, Maven bleeds a lot and The Exies take this event from “dull” to “ugly”.
John Pollock is joined by guest reviewers “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, Todd Martin of PW Torch and Alex Greenfield to review all three nights of this year’s PWG Battle of Los Angeles and we hear from Will Ospreay and Cody Rhodes.
John Pollock is joined by Damian Abraham of VICE to review CZW’s Tournament of Death 9 event from June 2010 with some of the most violent matches you will see with the likes of Abdullah Kobayashi, Nick Gage, Drake Younger, Sami Callihan and more on the card.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the WWF’s In Your House: Mind Games pay-per-view from Philadelphia with one of the best main events of the era for the promotion, the debut of Mark Henry, a Final Curtain Match, ECW involvement on the show and lots more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review Vince McMahon’s brief 1993 heel run in the USWA promotion out of Memphis, his feud with Jerry “The King” Lawler and the utilization of WWF performers Randy Savage, Tatanka, Bret Hart, Giant Gonzalez and more.
Wai Ting recruits whtsNXT host and Scooby-Doo enthusiast Braden Herrington to step in for a vacationing John Pollock as they review WWE Studios and Warner Bros. Animation’s third animated full-length feature, Scooby Doo & WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review WWF SummerSlam 2000 with the first TLC match, The Rock vs. Triple H vs. Kurt Angle and Shane McMahon’s big stunt. Kurt Angle reflects on his main event match and Edge & Jeff Hardy discuss the impact of TLC 1 on their health and the industry.
John Pollock & Wai Ting go back and review the WWF’s Fully Loaded event from July of 2000 with the theme of three established stars taking on rising talent with The Rock defending the WWF title, a tremendous “Last Man Standing Match” and Trish Stratus channels Terry Gordy from Christmas Night 1982.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review Smackdown from Brooklyn featuring the debut of Bobby Roode, the return of Shelton Benjamin, Kevin Owens vs AJ Styles for the very last time, Shinsuke Nakamura vs The Singh Brothers, Enzo’s debut on 205 Live and more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting chat Raw from Brooklyn, BEACH BALLS, the main event set for No Mercy, John Cena arrives on Raw and teams with Roman Reigns, fans reject various matches, reaction to SummerSlam & Takeover and more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review SmackDown Live with Wai attending live in Toronto, John Cena’s match set for SummerSlam, Jinder Mahal’s popularity in Toronto, Randy Orton pins Mahal clean, reaction to 205 Live and more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review Monday’s Raw from Toronto with a live review from Pollock and Wai watching the TV version, a Last Man Standing Match main event, Bayley’s interview, more matches for SummerSlam, Brock Lesnar kills Miztourage and lots more.
Jason Agnew is joined by Bartender Dave to review this week’s episode of NXT with the return of Mauro Ranallo to the WWE and the “Last Woman’s Standing Match” between Asuka and Nikki Cross. Plus, they chat landlines, Canada’s Wonderland and hernias.