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For over forty years Jim Ross has been the Voice of Wrestling. From starting as referee in the regional territories to becoming the Executive Vice President for WWE, nobody has a story quite like Jim Ross. From recruiting and hiring some of the biggest superstars in the industry to providing the soundtrack for the most important moments in wrestling history, "Good Ole JR" was there for it all. Join us every Thursday morning as Conrad Thompson grills JR like you've never heard before, uncut and uncensored!

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On this episode of Grilling JR, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson discuss Stone Cold Steve Austin's infamous walk out on the WWE. JR shares never before told stories on the conversations and decisions made leading up to Austin's departure. He also explains the steps taken to convince Austin to return. Save yourself some money, get a better interest rate, lower monthly payments and even skip your next two payments at www.SaveWithConrad.com Warmer weather is just around the corner, and you need to make sure you're ready for grilling season. Head over to www.JRsBBQ.com and grab yourself some great bbq sauce and order "Under The Black Har" JR's latest book too! Do you want to style and profile like good ol' JR? Well, stop by www.jimrossshirts.com and check out all our tees. We have new designs going up almost every week! Plus, JR's jumped into the Patreon game with a new and unique way to list to the podcast...ADFREESHOWS.com! Not only will you get Grilling JR ad free and early you'll also get all four of Conrad's other podcasts and a whole lot more! Head over and check out the available tiers and all they offer over at ADFREESHOWS.com Do you have a product or business you want JR & Conrad to talk about on the show? Let us know about it and fill out a FREE quick form over at www.AdvertiseWithConrad.com *NOTE: JR & Tony Schiavone will be LIVE in Rochester, NY has been MOVED to July 7th at Comedy At The Carlson for their traveling SUPER SHOW! Get your tickets now and don't miss this WILD & UNCENSORED event! www.SUPERSHOWLIVE.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Join Conrad Thompson as he visits with the driving force behind VICE TV's "Dark Side of the Ring," Producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener to discuss Episode Seven: Cocaine & Cowboys: The Herb Abrams Story. Evan and Jason share behind the scenes stories and insight of their investigation into the wild and unpredictable world of the Universal Wrestling Federation owned and operated by Herb Abrams. If you haven't already seen the episode be sure to look on iTunes, Amazon, and the VICE app in the coming days. It may also be wise to subscribe to the VICE YouTube channel as they have posted episode one already. Enjoy that episode on YouTube for free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkUsAztC4Xc And be sure to tune into VICE Tuesdays at 10PM Eastern to see the remainder of the season. VICE is Channel 271 on DirecTV and Channel 121 on Dish Network. Next week's episode features Brawl for All and has perhaps the word that best describes the episode is "insanity." You don't want to miss it! Join the conversation on social media using #DarkSideOfTheRing and follow the show on Twitter @DarkSideOfRing and Instagram @DarkSideOfTheRing You can find the guests today on Twitter @evanhusney and @jasoneisener Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Join Conrad Thompson as he visits with the driving force behind VICE TV's "Dark Side of the Ring," Producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener to discuss Episode Six: The Slap Heard Around the World. Evan and Jason share behind the scenes stories and insight of their investigation into a trend of television journalists calling professional wrestling the "F" word and the consequences of using that term. If you haven't already seen the episode be sure to look on iTunes, Amazon, and the VICE app in the coming days. It may also be wise to subscribe to the VICE YouTube channel as they have posted episode one already. Enjoy that episode on YouTube for free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkUsAztC4Xc And be sure to tune into VICE Tuesdays at 10PM Eastern to see the remainder of the season. VICE is Channel 271 on DirecTV and Channel 121 on Dish Network. Next week's episode features Brawl for All and has perhaps the word that best describes the episode is "insanity." You don't want to miss it! Join the conversation on social media using #DarkSideOfTheRing and follow the show on Twitter @DarkSideOfRing and Instagram @DarkSideOfTheRing You can find the guests today on Twitter @evanhusney and @jasoneisener Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Join Conrad Thompson as he visits with the driving force behind VICE TV's "Dark Side of the Ring," Producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener to discuss Episode Five: The Assassination of Dino Bravo. Evan and Jason share behind the scenes stories and insight into the investigation behind Dino Bravo's murder. Plus, the efforts taken to gather interviews from family members and friends of Bravo. If you haven't already seen the episode be sure to look on iTunes, Amazon, and the VICE app in the coming days. It may also be wise to subscribe to the VICE YouTube channel as they have posted episode one already. Enjoy that episode on YouTube for free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkUsAztC4Xc And be sure to tune into VICE Tuesdays at 10PM Eastern to see the remainder of the season. VICE is Channel 271 on DirecTV and Channel 121 on Dish Network. Next week's episode features Brawl for All and has perhaps the word that best describes the episode is "insanity." You don't want to miss it! Join the conversation on social media using #DarkSideOfTheRing and follow the show on Twitter @DarkSideOfRing and Instagram @DarkSideOfTheRing You can find the guests today on Twitter @evanhusney and @jasoneisener Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Join Conrad Thompson as he visits with the driving force behind VICE TV's "Dark Side of the Ring," Producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener to discuss Episode Four: Jimmy Snuka and the Death of Nancy Argentino. Evan and Jason share behind the scenes stories and insight into the investigation behind Argentino's death. Plus, the efforts taken to gather interviews from family members and friends of both Nancy and Snuka. If you haven't already seen the episode be sure to look on iTunes, Amazon, and the VICE app in the coming days. It may also be wise to subscribe to the VICE YouTube channel as they have posted episode one already. Enjoy that episode on YouTube for free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkUsAztC4Xc And be sure to tune into VICE Tuesdays at 10PM Eastern to see the remainder of the season. VICE is Channel 271 on DirecTV and Channel 121 on Dish Network. Next week's episode features Brawl for All and has perhaps the word that best describes the episode is "insanity." You don't want to miss it! Join the conversation on social media using #DarkSideOfTheRing and follow the show on Twitter @DarkSideOfRing and Instagram @DarkSideOfTheRing You can find the guests today on Twitter @evanhusney and @jasoneisener Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Join Conrad Thompson as he visits with the driving force behind VICE TV's "Dark Side of the Ring," Producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener to discuss Episode Three: Brawl For All. The guys discuss why the topic of the Brawl For All tournament was a subject they wanted to cover, getting the participants to agree to be interviewed, their views of the brawl itself, and the aftermath they witnessed from the brutal battle. If you haven't already seen the episode be sure to look on iTunes, Amazon, and the VICE app in the coming days. It may also be wise to subscribe to the VICE YouTube channel as they have posted episode one already. Enjoy that episode on YouTube for free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkUsAztC4Xc And be sure to tune into VICE Tuesdays at 10PM Eastern to see the remainder of the season. VICE is Channel 271 on DirecTV and Channel 121 on Dish Network. Next week's episode features Brawl for All and has perhaps the word that best describes the episode is "insanity." You don't want to miss it! Join the conversation on social media using #DarkSideOfTheRing and follow the show on Twitter @DarkSideOfRing and Instagram @DarkSideOfTheRing You can find the guests today on Twitter @evanhusney and @jasoneisener Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Join Conrad Thompson as he visits with the driving force behind VICE TV's "Dark Side of the Ring," Producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener to discuss Episode Two: The Life and Crimes of New Jack. The guys discuss getting New Jack to agree to do the show, how the location became a bit of a problem, what New Jack requested on set, trying to figure out where Jerome Young ended and New Jack began, the element of race as it pertains to his character "getting heat" but also how it may have fueled the violence, whether or not drugs played a role, a deep dive on the Kulas family and why they decided not to participate, how Tiny the Terrible and Mass Transit's father had "history," an unbelievable story about Tiny the Terrible as a collector, working with the Sandman, whether or not there are any regrets about the final piece we saw, a crazy story about licensing the XPW footage, MWW's account of the stabbing incident in Florida, and of course a preview of what else is to come on Season Two! If you haven't already seen the episode be sure to look on iTunes, Amazon, and the VICE app in the coming days. It may also be wise to subscribe to the VICE YouTube channel as they have posted episode one already. Enjoy that episode on YouTube for free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkUsAztC4Xc And be sure to tune into VICE Tuesdays at 10PM Eastern to see the remainder of the season. VICE is Channel 271 on DirecTV and Channel 121 on Dish Network. Next week's episode features Brawl for All and has perhaps the word that best describes the episode is "insanity." You don't want to miss it! Join the conversation on social media using #DarkSideOfTheRing and follow the show on Twitter @DarkSideOfRing and Instagram @DarkSideOfTheRing You can find the guests today on Twitter @evanhusney and @jasoneisener Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Join Conrad Thompson as he visits with the driving force behind VICE TV's "Dark Side of the Ring," Producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener to discuss Episode One: Benoit. The guys discuss the way season one came together, how it was almost shelved, working with VICE, when they wanted to make an episode about Benoit, how they got to know David through the process, who declined to participate, whether or not to address the "rumors" around the story, the relationship between Eddie and Chris, how Vickie was instrumental in the documentary, how many man hours have gone into the process, how to decide what should air and what shouldn't, how YouTube came to help, JR's take on Benoit not being in the Hall of Fame, CTE, whether or not the extra footage could ever be released, and of course a preview of what else is to come on Season Two! If you haven't already, enjoy the episode on YouTube for free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkUsAztC4Xc And be sure to tune into VICE Tuesdays at 10PM Eastern to see the remainder of the season. VICE is Channel 271 on DirecTV and Channel 121 on Dish Network. Tonight's episode features New Jack and perhaps the word that best describes the episode is "insanity." You don't want to miss it! Join the conversation on social media using #DarkSideOfTheRing and follow the show on Twitter @DarkSideOfRing and Instagram @DarkSideOfTheRing You can find the guests today on Twitter @evanhusney and @jasoneisener Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of professional wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson take us back to 2009 for Judgment Day! JR shares stories and experiences surrounding the build up to the PPV and development of the storylines leading to the main event. This event features two championship matches, Edge defending his World title against Jeff Hardy, and Batista battling "The Viper" Randy Orton for the WWE title. All this plus, the very latest in the world of professional wrestling. IBOTTA - Ibotta is offering our listeners $5 just for trying Ibotta by using the code GRILLINGJR when you register. Just go to the App Store or Google Play store and download the FREE Ibotta app to start earning cash back and use code GRILLINGJR.  HOME CHEF - For a limited time, HomeChef is offering my listeners 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at https://www.homechef.com/JR BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code JR at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/ , promo code JR to receive your first month FREE. BUSINESS IS ABOUT TO PICK UP - Make sure you get your hands on the most anticipated books coming out this year, "Business Is About To Pick Up: 50 years in wrestling in 50 unforgettable calls" available now to ORDER at https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/739380/business-is-about-to-pick-up-by-jim-ross-with-paul-obrien/ SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at https://www.savewithconrad.com/ ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/grilling-jr On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Episode 265: JR Joins AEW

Episode 265: JR Joins AEW

2024-05-0901:33:09

On this episode of Grilling JR, JR and host Conrad Thompson discuss JR's transition from being the lead commentator for World Wrestling Entertainment to joining All Elite Wrestling. JR shares how he met Tony Khan, his immediate respect for Tony's knowledge of professional wrestling, and his thoughts on leaving his talent relations hat at the door. All that and so much more on this very candid conversation with the voice of professional wrestling, Jim Ross. MANDO - New customers get $5 off a Starter Pack with our exclusive code. That equates to over 40% off your Starter Pack. Use code JR at https://shopmando.com/.  EARNIN - Download the EarnIn app today. Type in GRILLING under PODCAST when you sign up. EarnIn, the most loved way to get paid as you work. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code JR at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/, promo code JR to receive your first month FREE. BUSINESS IS ABOUT TO PICK UP - Make sure you get your hands on the most anticipated books coming out this year, "Business Is About To Pick Up: 50 years in wrestling in 50 unforgettable calls" available now to ORDER at https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/739380/business-is-about-to-pick-up-by-jim-ross-with-paul-obrien/ SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at https://www.savewithconrad.com/ ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/grilling-jr On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Episode 264: The Rock 1999

Episode 264: The Rock 1999

2024-05-0201:40:14

On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of professional wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson discuss the historic year of 1999 in Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's WWE career. From winning the title, battling Steve Austin at WrestleMania XV, to the formation of the Rock n Sock Connection JR and Conrad cover it all. The guys also discuss Tony Khan being attacked on AEW TV, him wearing a neck brace during the NFL draft and so much more on this edition of Grilling JR! MANSCAPED - April is National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month! Visit Manscaped.com/TCS to learn more about simple self-checks for cancer prevention & SHARE to help save a life. Get 20% OFF with code JIMROSS at Manscaped.com and make a donation to the TCSociety at checkout. MODERN MANIA WRESTLING - Modern Mania Wrestling GM is a pro wrestling general manager game for your phone or tablet. Manage your roster, create factions, compete with or control other promotions inside the game universe. It's honestly a lot of fun.  It's free to play and the developers are constantly updating the game with new characters and features. To get the game search for "Modern Mania Wrestling GM" in the App Store or Google Play Store. Once you’ve played through the Tutorial, head to the Settings screen, and on the bottom right you'll see a CODE button. There you can enter the Promo Code: HEAT to get a bunch of free wrestlers and game cash. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code JR at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/, promo code JR to receive your first month FREE. BUSINESS IS ABOUT TO PICK UP - Make sure you get your hands on the most anticipated books coming out this year, "Business Is About To Pick Up: 50 years in wrestling in 50 unforgettable calls" available now for PRE-ORDER at https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/739380/business-is-about-to-pick-up-by-jim-ross-with-paul-obrien/ SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at https://www.savewithconrad.com/ ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/grilling-jr On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Episode 263: Backlash 2004

Episode 263: Backlash 2004

2024-04-2502:01:59

On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of professional wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson discuss what many consider a flawless PPV Backlash 2004. The guys also dive into the development of WWE 24/7, the mass exodus of main event talent after WrestleMania XX, and the rise of Randy Orton as a major star and tough SOB. All that plus, JR takes us through his experience being back behind the commentator desk with his pal Tony Schiavone for AEW Dynasty. AURA - Stop data brokers from exposing your personal information. Go to our sponsor https://www.aura.com/jr to get a 14-day free trial and see how much of yours is being sold  EARNIN - Download the EarnIn app today. Type in GRILLING under PODCAST when you sign up. EarnIn, the most loved way to get paid as you work. MANSCAPED - April is National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month! Visit Manscaped.com/TCS to learn more about simple self-checks for cancer prevention & SHARE to help save a life. Get 20% OFF with code JIMROSS at Manscaped.com and make a donation to the TCSociety at checkout. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code JR at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/, promo code JR to receive your first month FREE. BUSINESS IS ABOUT TO PICK UP - Make sure you get your hands on the most anticipated books coming out this year, "Business Is About To Pick Up: 50 years in wrestling in 50 unforgettable calls" available now for PRE-ORDER at https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/739380/business-is-about-to-pick-up-by-jim-ross-with-paul-obrien/ SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at https://www.savewithconrad.com/ ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/grilling-jr On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of professional wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson take a deep dive into the legendary career of Dustin Rhodes. The guys discuss Dustin living in the shadow of his father, Dusty Rhodes, embracing the provocative character of "Goldust" and enduring the ups and downs of his hall of fame worthy career. ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/jr https://app.rocketmoney.com/signup?_forward_params=1&_smtype=3&cl=on&utm_campaign=jr&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=podcast&wpcid=jr&wpcn=jr&wpsnetn=podcast EARNIN - Download the EarnIn app today. Type in GRILLING under PODCAST when you sign up. EarnIn, the most loved way to get paid as you work. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code JR at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/, promo code JR to receive your first month FREE. HOME CHEF - For a limited time, HomeChef is offering my listeners 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at HomeChef.com/JR. https://cook.homechef.com/best-convenience?utm_campaign=1Q24podcast&utm_source=podcastone&utm_medium=podcast&voucher=JR BUSINESS IS ABOUT TO PICK UP - Make sure you get your hands on the most anticipated books coming out this year, "Business Is About To Pick Up: 50 years in wrestling in 50 unforgettable calls" available now for PRE-ORDER at https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/739380/business-is-about-to-pick-up-by-jim-ross-with-paul-obrien/ SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at https://www.savewithconrad.com/ ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/grilling-jr On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of professional wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson have an intense catch up session discussing all the latest in professional wrestling. The guys take a deep dive look into all the happenings from WrestleMania XL, the upcoming AEW Dynasty ppv, and so much more! This edition is a great way to hear JR's thought on the current state of wrestling. THE PERFECT JEAN - F*%k your khakis and get The Perfect Jean 15% off with the code JR15 at theperfectjean.nyc/JR15 #theperfectjeanpod BUSINESS IS ABOUT TO PICK UP - Make sure you get your hands on the most anticipated books coming out this year, "Business Is About To Pick Up: 50 years in wrestling in 50 unforgettable calls" available now for PRE-ORDER at https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/739380/business-is-about-to-pick-up-by-jim-ross-with-paul-obrien/ FANATICS - From the NFL, NBA, to Boomer Sooner and beyond, Fanatics is the ultimate fan gear store! The next time you - or someone you know - gear up with Fanatics, you can support Grilling JR too simply by using our dedicated link! https://fanatics.93n6tx.net/c/5036600/586570/9663 SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at https://www.savewithconrad.com/ ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/grilling-jr On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson discuss in detail the build up and spectacle of WrestleMania 25. JR shares stories of his experiences working with the talent leading up to the event. He also talks about calling what some consider one of the greatest matches in WrestleMania history, HBK versus The Undertaker. All that plus, the hall of fame and everything in-between on this edition of Grilling JR with the voice of wrestling, Mr. Jim Ross. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code JIMROSS at https://www.manscaped.com/.  BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code JR at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/ , promo code JR to receive your first month FREE. BUSINESS IS ABOUT TO PICK UP - Make sure you get your hands on the most anticipated books coming out this year, "Business Is About To Pick Up: 50 years in wrestling in 50 unforgettable calls" available now for PRE-ORDER at https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/739380/business-is-about-to-pick-up-by-jim-ross-with-paul-obrien/ FANATICS - From the NFL, NBA, to Boomer Sooner and beyond, Fanatics is the ultimate fan gear store! The next time you - or someone you know - gear up with Fanatics, you can support Grilling JR too simply by using our dedicated link! https://fanatics.93n6tx.net/c/5036600/586570/9663 SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at https://www.savewithconrad.com/ ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to https://www.podcastheat.com/advertise now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at https://boxofgimmicks.com/collections/grilling-jr On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at https://www.patreon.com/adfreeshows Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson revisit WrestleMania XV! JR shares his experiences working the epic event, corralling talent, and creating storylines that we still talk about today. We have all that plus so much more on this edition of Grilling JR. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code JIMROSS at https://www.manscaped.com/.  HOME CHEF - For a limited time, HomeChef is offering my listeners 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at https://cook.homechef.com/best-convenience?utm_campaign=1Q24podcast&utm_source=podcastone&utm_medium=podcast&voucher=JR. BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code JR at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/ , promo code JR to receive your first month FREE. FANATICS - From the NFL, NBA, to Boomer Sooner and beyond, Fanatics is the ultimate fan gear store! The next time you - or someone you know - gear up with Fanatics, you can support Grilling JR too simply by using our dedicated link! https://fanatics.93n6tx.net/c/5036600/586570/9663 STARRCAST - For the first time ever, STARRCAST is going international! Get ticket, show and details about STARRCAST: Down Under at STARRCAST.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithJR.com now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at www.GrillingJRTees.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Episode 258: The Rock 1998

Episode 258: The Rock 1998

2024-03-2101:45:34

On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross is joined by Conrad Thompson to discuss the incredible year Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson had back in 1998. JR shares his stories of working with "The Great One" and his evolution into TOP GUY status in the WWE. EIGHT SLEEP - Eight Sleep's Pod Cover will improve your sleep by automatically adjusting your bed’s temperature based on your individual needs. Go to https://www.eightsleep.com/jr/ and get $200 off plus free shipping on the Pod Cover by Eight Sleep.  HARRY'S - Getting the best doesn’t mean spending the most when you shave with Harry’s. Get started with a $13 trial set for just $3 at https://www.harrys.com/lpg/us-podcast/?utm_source=Grilling%20JR&utm_medium=new-podcast&utm_campaign=ft-lp-redeem&name=Grilling%20JR%20listeners%21%20Your%20discount%20has%20been%20applied https://www.manscaped.com/. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code JIMROSS at BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code JR at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/ , promo code JR to receive your first month FREE. FANATICS - From the NFL, NBA, to Boomer Sooner and beyond, Fanatics is the ultimate fan gear store! The next time you - or someone you know - gear up with Fanatics, you can support Grilling JR too simply by using our dedicated link! https://fanatics.93n6tx.net/c/5036600/586570/9663 STARRCAST - For the first time ever, STARRCAST is going international! Get ticket, show and details about STARRCAST: Down Under at STARRCAST.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithJR.com now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at www.GrillingJRTees.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
On this episode of Grilling JR, we are handing over the reigns to the show for the first time this year! The voice of professional wrestling answers listeners questions from all over the world. Did your question get answered? JR covers topics such as, what would he like to see in the last match he'd ever call, what other sports would JR like to commentate for, and what are JR's thoughts on Will Osprey and Okada becoming a part of AEW. All that plus so much more on this edition of Grilling JR. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code JIMROSS at https://www.manscaped.com/.  FANATICS - From the NFL, NBA, to Boomer Sooner and beyond, Fanatics is the ultimate fan gear store! The next time you - or someone you know - gear up with Fanatics, you can support Grilling JR too simply by using our dedicated link! https://fanatics.93n6tx.net/c/5036600/586570/9663 STARRCAST - For the first time ever, STARRCAST is going international! Get ticket, show and details about STARRCAST: Down Under at STARRCAST.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithJR.com now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at www.GrillingJRTees.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson are back and catching up all everything that's happened in the world of professional wrestling since JR's been away. JR shares his experience calling Sting's Last Match, Darby Allin's daredevil dive into glass, and what he believes could be next for the Stinger. The guys also discuss the Vince McMahon lawsuit, The Rock's return to WWE now as a TKO board member, the build to WrestleMania, and the unfortunate passing of some of JR's longtime friends. This edition of Grilling JR has it all and you definitely don't want to miss it. ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to https://signup.rocketmoney.com/infl/?_forward_params=1&_smtype=3&cl=off&utm_campaign=jr&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=podcast&wpcid=jr&wpcn=jr&wpsnetn=podcast&utm_content=landing-page-variant-Influencer-h&lptest=landing-page-variant-Influencer-h EIGHT SLEEP - Eight Sleep's Pod Cover will improve your sleep by automatically adjusting your bed’s temperature based on your individual needs. Go to https://www.eightsleep.com/jr/ and get $200 off plus free shipping on the Pod Cover by Eight Sleep.  BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code JR at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s https://bluechew.com/, promo code JR to receive your first month FREE. HOME CHEF - For a limited time, HomeChef is offering my listeners 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at https://cook.homechef.com/best-convenience?utm_campaign=1Q24podcast&utm_source=podcastone&utm_medium=podcast&voucher=JR. FANATICS - From the NFL, NBA, to Boomer Sooner and beyond, Fanatics is the ultimate fan gear store! The next time you - or someone you know - gear up with Fanatics, you can support Grilling JR too simply by using our dedicated link! https://fanatics.93n6tx.net/c/5036600/586570/9663 STARRCAST - For the first time ever, STARRCAST is going international! Get ticket, show and details about STARRCAST: Down Under at STARRCAST.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithJR.com now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at www.GrillingJRTees.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson take us on a trip back into the archives for Clash Of The Champions 1. The guys discuss the formation of the Clash, working with Tony Schiavone on a major event for the first time and the massive main event featuring Flair and Sting. Plus, JR shares stories of how the company's rivalry with the WWF was heating up and the overall impact Clash Of The Champions 1 had on the industry. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code JIMROSS at Manscaped.com. EIGHT SLEEP - Eight Sleep's Pod Cover will improve your sleep by automatically adjusting your bed’s temperature based on your individual needs. Go to eightsleep.com/JR and get $200 off plus free shipping on the Pod Cover by Eight Sleep.  BLUECHEW - Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code JR at checkout--just pay $5 shipping. That’s BlueChew.com, promo code JR to receive your first month FREE. FANATICS - From the NFL, NBA, to Boomer Sooner and beyond, Fanatics is the ultimate fan gear store! The next time you - or someone you know - gear up with Fanatics, you can support Grilling JR too simply by using our dedicated link! https://fanatics.93n6tx.net/c/5036600/586570/9663 STARRCAST - For the first time ever, STARRCAST is going international! Get ticket, show and details about STARRCAST: Down Under at STARRCAST.com SAVE WITH CONRAD - Start 2024 saving money with some help from our friends at SaveWithConrad.com ADVERTISE WITH GRILLING JR - If your business targets 25-54 year old men, there's no better place to advertise than right here with us on Grilling JR. You've heard us do ads for some of the same companies for years...why? Because it works! And with our super targeted audience, there's very little waste. Go to AdvertiseWithJR.com now and find out more about advertising with Grilling JR. Get all of your Grilling JR merchandise at www.GrillingJRTees.com On AdFreeShows.com, you get early, ad-free access to more than a dozen of your favorite wrestling podcasts, starting at just $9! And now, you can enjoy the first week...completely FREE! Sign up for a free trial - and get a taste of what Ad Free Shows is all about. Start your free trial today at AdFreeShows.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Comments (102)

Dan Hill

When was this recorded?

Feb 9th
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J M

Great episode. the disclaimer at the start seemed overblown until it definitely didn't.

Jun 4th
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J M

what the hell is that noise in the background when JR is talking?

Mar 1st
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uninterested Observer

Jim Ross is a national treasure

Feb 18th
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Andrew Clavin

Jr does an ad within another ad. fucking carnies

Sep 6th
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Brian Lucas

since you seem to be trump supporters by calling that russian puppet asshole the future president, you lost my support. ill be sure to let your advertisers know as well

Apr 24th
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Mike Meadow

this is just a comment about Grilling JR in general. Conrad has done an amazing job starting all these new podcast but I sure am getting sick to death of hearing his voice and his horrible salesman adverts, The guy clearly loves the sound of his own voice.

Dec 3rd
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Scott Dee

All I hear is that fat conrad sniffing the whole podcast it so distracting

Sep 11th
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Michael Murray

19:45

Apr 15th
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Skull Beard

awesome show as always. yes it's 2021 and I'm listening to this. shows how great it is

Mar 6th
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Michael Murray

20:00

Jan 29th
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Brian Poling

you got me turned on to Moscow mule lol

Jan 1st
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Andrew Smith

this was good

Dec 29th
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Andrew Smith

great

Oct 9th
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Andrew Smith

enjoying this one so far

Oct 8th
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Kelvin Holley

lb mm

Aug 29th
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Andrew Smith

enjoyed this one

Jul 10th
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Andrew Smith

very good episode

Jul 3rd
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Andrew Smith

good ep

Jun 29th
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Eric Meyer

a2

Jun 19th
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