Austin Aries recently joined the Smells Like Human Spirit podcast to talk wrestling, politics, and more

austin2Austin Aries recently joined the Smells Like Human Spirit podcast to talk wrestling, politics, and more!

“Monsanto basically is trying to own food – let’s just call it like it is.”

These are the sentiments of the multi-talented Austin Aries (@AustinAries), professional wrestler by trade and highly knowledgeable in regards to the issue of genetically modified food, and a variety of other pertinent social issues. Austin joined Guy Evans on the Smells Like Human Spirit Podcast to discuss the food-industrial complex, the business practices of Monsanto, his perspective on the U.S. political system, and more!

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Smells Like Human Spirit is a DAILY podcast that covers society, culture, and everything in between! Previous guests include Professor Noam Chomsky, Dan Carlin, Michael Ruppert and many others.

WWNLive Alerts – April 12, 2014 edition

EVOLVE_Wrestling_0001WWNLive Alerts – April 12, 2014 edition

We want to start out with a big THANK YOU to everyone who attended live or watched the WWNLive Experience events on iPPV. You made the WWNLive Experience a huge success. We can’t wait until next year! Now, we turn our attention to the upcoming SHINE and EVOLVE events. We have match and talent announcements so let’s get to it….
April 10th: All WWNLive Experience events from last weekend are now available to watch anytime at www.WWNLive.com On Demand. When you buy one of these iPPVs, you own it to view as many times as you want! Here’s a quick rundown:

PRESS RELEASE: ERIC YOUNG WINS TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ON IMPACT WRESTLING

EricYoungTNA issued the following press release (courtesy of LordsofPain.net):

TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP CHANGES HANDS

ERIC YOUNG WINS TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ON IMPACT WRESTLING

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In a surprising twist, professional wrestler, TNA Superstar, fantasy sports fanatic and Animal Planet star “Showtime” Eric Young (twitter: @ShowtimeEY) tonight became the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion, defeating reigning champion Magnus during an explosive episode of IMPACT WRESTLING. Airing weekly on Thursday at 9/8c on Spike TV and viewed by millions in more than 120 countries around the globe, IMPACT viewers were treated to an explosive episode with the return of President Dixie Carter after she lost control of wrestling operations more than a month ago and a 10-man gauntlet match for the #1 Contender’s spot resulting in Young’s win. Demanding that he face Magnus in the ring the same night, Young captured the TNA World Heavyweight Championship after delivering the piledriver to the reining champ.

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AJ Styles wrestling seminar Saturday April 12, 2014 in Meadville, PA

AJ Styles 5AJ Styles wrestling seminar Saturday April 12, 2014 in Meadville, PA!

Learn ring technique, psychology, and character development from former multiple-time World Champion and one of the most impressive athletes of our era, AJ Styles! Taking place this Saturday, April 12 in northwest Pennsylvania at the Meadville Area High School Gymnasium! Cost is $40 to attend, please email JoeDombrowskiPR@gmail.com or message Joe Dombrowski on Facebook to reserve a spot/get more information or visit IWCwrestling.com.

Upcoming Independent Wrestling Events: April 11 – April 20, 2014

IndyUpcoming Independent Wrestling Events: April 11 – April 20, 2014

** Below is a listing of independent wrestling events for the next two weeks. This listing is sent weekly.
** Please send any events you would like added to Nate Stein at nate_stein@hotmail.com or on Twitter @PSPhenom.
Wed, Apr 9- Rockstar Pro Wrestling – 1106 E. Third ST, Dayton, OH – 7 pm – Facebook.com/RockstarProWrestling
Thu, Apr 10 – Zero 1 Supreme/Pro Wrestling USA – Fluid Event Center, 601 N Country Fair DR, Champaign, IL – 9 pm – facebook.com/zero1supreme

Hitting the Ropes: Saying Good-bye to WrestleMania, New Orleans, the Streak,…and the Ultimate Warrior

HTR_3Hitting the Ropes: Saying Good-bye to WrestleMania, New Orleans, the Streak,…and the Ultimate Warrior

As I was flying home Monday morning from New Orleans, heading to Washington DC, I thought back on a memorable and thrilling WrestleMania weekend.  Most of my friends stayed in town to go to Monday Night Raw at the Smoothie Center.  The Raw after WrestleMania is always a great show; however I chose to skip it this year.  It was time for me to head home.  I’m 40 years old now and being away from my 2 young children is hard on the entire family.   My wife is nice enough to “let” me go to WrestleMania ever year but I need to be respectful and come home the next day.  So my yearly trip is now a few days shorter.  But honestly I’m not sure how much more excitement I could have handled.

New Orleans and WrestleMania XXX were collectively magnificent.

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PRESS RELEASE: Interview with Former WWE Superstar Zach Gowen

zach-gowenFor Immediate Release:

Sorgatron Media Announces an Interview with Zach Gowen
Zach Gowen Joins the Indy Mayhem Show for a Discussion of his Wrestling Career
Sorgatron Media, a multi-media company specializing in audio and video multimedia and production, announces an on-air interview with Zach Gowen.
Zach Gowen joins the Indy Mayhem Show crew for a discussion in conjunction with the upcoming DVD release of “Finding Zach Gowen: The Life Story of the World’s First One-Legged Wrestler.” Gowen discusses the loss of his leg at a young age from cancer. He outlines his rise to become a star in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and talks about his life post-WWE. He also talked about his struggle with addiction and path to recovery – including a possible new era for professional wrestlers beating their addictions.

LordsofPain.net is reporting that Sting has signed with the WWE

Sting 2Courtesy of LordsofPain.net:

Sting has indeed signed a deal with WWE. There’s no word yet on details regarding what role he will play but he is scheduled to be on TV, but not right away.

It’s said that the deal has been close to being done for a while but now it has been signed. Sting’s assumption was that he would work with The Undertaker, which many expected, but that’s up in the air with Taker’s future now in question.

Read more at http://www.lordsofpain.net/news/wwe

The 5 Count – episode #14 WrestleMania XXX recap

5countheaderDid the #YesMovement rule Wrestlemania? Did Lesnar conquer the streak? HOLD UP! We know you probably the answers plus everything else that happened at Wrestlemania, but we’ve dedicated this entire episode to the biggest show of the year, but the RAW the night after. So sit back and enjoy our hilarious recap of Wrestlemania 30.