Episode 089 – The Interview With New Japan’s George Carroll Jr

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Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett welcome in 2018 with a New Japan-centric interview, following up our conversation with WarBeard Hanson last week. This time, we’re welcoming in NJPW’s US Director of Operations, George Carroll, Jr. (@GCarroll77)! George cut his teeth in the New England independents, first as a wrestler (unsuccessfully), then backstage in any way he could. How does one get an “office job” in pro wrestling? Listen in as George takes us through his journey from local groups like NECW and Chaotic Wrestling to international brands like Ring Of Honor Wrestling and New Japan! Plus, George reflects on giving The Kingpin one of his early gimmicks!

Also in this episode, Gulf War hijinks in this Promo About Nothing, Milonas is booked up in the new year, and Crockett forgets the bits!

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There are so many Wrestling podcasts out there today. Everyone is doing something. We decided we need to be different, so we’re doing nothing. You read that right. If you love the world of pro wrestling and are looking for nothing to do, you’ve found the right podcast. The Wrestling Podcast About Nothing is a fun and most times funny journey into the world of professional wrestling hosted by a couple of guys who have dedicated their entire grown-up lives to trying to make it in the wrestling business.

Mike Crockett is a long-time independent wrestling referee, currently on an extended hiatus. Mike was introduced to this strange world when he discovered independent wrestling as a high schooler. Having performed all sorts of roles in addition to refereeing, Mike will be able to offer insight into the wrestling business that few others could.

“Kingpin” Brian Milonas has been performing all over the Northeast independents for well over a decade. The WPAN’s resident big man has shared the ring with some of the biggest names in the history of wrestling, including Vince McMahon and John Cena. Brian has also been a trainer, producer and booker in one of New England’s most well known wrestling promotions. Pulling no punches and sparing no feelings, The Kingpin will tell it like it is at all times.

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