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Foundation Radio

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Adam Barnard brings you in depth and connective conversations with interesting and fascinating folks. New episodes every Tuesday. Support this podcast:

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Sam Watches World War 3 1997

January 25th, 2022


Another week, another edition of "Sam Watches Bad Rasslin' Poorly"! This week, The Executive Voice of Foundation Radio, Sam Krepps, watches the …

Kai Douglas

January 19th, 2022


WWN referee Kai Douglas joins us on the program today! Kai and Adam discuss the moment he realized he needed to do something positive for the world, his time working with wild animals in Costa Rica, and the last minute …

2021 Year In Review (with Duke Bennett)

December 28th, 2021


Our very last episode of 2021 is here! Adam is joined by Duke Bennett from Duke Loves Rasslin to recap the top five pro wrestling moments of the year! From Bianca Belair’s win at Wrestlemania 37 to CM Punk’s return, …

Sam Watches The Doomsday Cage Match

December 21st, 2021


Another week, another edition of "Sam Watches Bad Wrestling Poorly"! This week, The Executive Voice of Foundation Radio, Sam Krepps, watches a match that was almost impossible to watch (literally) - the Doomsday Cage …

Chris Van Vliet

December 14th, 2021


Today's guest on the program is Emmy award winning broadcaster and world traveller Chris Van Vliet! Adam and Chris discuss their broadcasting backgrounds, when he fell in love with pro wrestling, the art of failure, …

Sam Watches the Zombie Lumberjack Match

December 8th, 2021


Another week, another edition of "Sam Watches Bad Wrestling Poorly"! This week, The Executive Voice of Foundation Radio, Sam Krepps, watches a match that ranks the highest thus far on the Krepps Rating Scale™, the …

Sam Watches Kennel from Hell

December 2nd, 2021


Another week, another edition of "Sam Watches Bad Wrestling Poorly"! This week, The Executive Voice of Foundation Radio, Sam Krepps, watches the "worst thing he's ever seen" - the Kennel from Hell Match between Al Snow …

The Renegade Twins

November 23rd, 2021


The current Mission Pro Wrestling and CCW Tag Team Champions, The Renegade Twins, join us on the program today for an incredible look into their lives. Robyn and Charlette discuss their early childhood in Atlanta, their …

Robert Costa

November 16th, 2021


Robert Costa, national reporter for the Washington Post and co-author of the New York Times Best Selling book Peril with Bob Woodward, joins us today …

Shane Taylor

October 26th, 2021


Ring of Honor star, 1/3 of the current ROH Six Man Tag Team Champions, and CEO of Shane Taylor Promotions, Shane Taylor, is our guest today! Shane talks with Adam about his humble beginnings, his reign as ROH Television …

Jon Alba

October 14th, 2021


The newest member of the family, Jon Alba, stops by the program! Adam and Jon chat about Jon's award winning career in sports broadcast, his journey into the AdFreeShows team, and his work in Limitless …

Kristen Ashly

October 5th, 2021


The co-owner of Bell to Belles and contributor for Pro Wrestling Illustrated, Kristen Ashly, stops by the program! Kristin and Adam talk about the importance of women's voices in the pro wrestling narrative, hardcore …

Raine Cruz

September 14th, 2021


The winner of the WWE TikTok Announcer contest, Raine Cruz, joins Adam on the program! Raine talks about her early career with ABC, how she ended up adding her videos onto TikTok for the contest, and winning the contest …

Asher Roth

September 6th, 2021


Adam welcomes Asher Roth back to Foundation Radio! Asher stops by the show to talk about his new record, "The Greenhouse Effect, Vol. 3", the use of …

Paul Bromwell

August 31st, 2021


Paul Bromwell, host on and right hand man to the "Podfather" Conrad Thompson, joins us today on the program! Paul and Adam chop it up …

Diamond Dallas Page

August 10th, 2021


WWE Hall of Famer Diamond Dallas Page is our guest today! DDP dives head first with Adam into his time with the AWA, managing Badd Company, his work with Jay Leno, and DDPY. All of this, plus his thoughts on his time in …

Alfred Konuwa

August 3rd, 2021

1:00:55 journalist and Pro Wrestling Bits host Alfred Konuwa is our guest! Adam and Alfred have a necessary conversation about race and pro wrestling, the glaring problem with AEW's roster, and what WWE has gotten …

SPECIAL EPISODE - WWE Releases Bray Wyatt

August 1st, 2021


In this special bonus episode, Adam discusses WWE's release of Bray Wyatt, mental health, losing friends, and dirt sheet writers getting it wrong.

Recovery is possible. If you, or someone you know, is struggling with …

Jason Baker

July 27th, 2021


Critically acclaimed special makeup artist and director Jason Baker stops by the program today! Adam and Jason talk about Callosum Studios, his work with "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt, the creation of Nikki A.S.H., and his …

Candace Cordelia

July 15th, 2021


Journalist Candace Cordelia is our guest on the show! Candace and Adam talk about how her background at ABC News translated to the world of pro …

Sir Wilkins from Jobber Tears Podcast

June 29th, 2021


Sir Wilkins from the Jobber Tears Podcast stops by the program today! Adam and Sir Wilkins talk the Kenice Mobley situation, why he thinks Sting is overrated (he's wrong), and why hip-hop and pro wrestling are so …

Sam Watches Undertaker vs. Goldberg

June 22nd, 2021


Another week, another edition of Sam Watches! This week, The Executive Voice of Foundation Radio, Sam Krepps, watches the not technically awful, but …

Sam Watches Hogan/Warrior II

June 15th, 2021


The first in our newest special episode series - The Executive Voice of Foundation Radio, Sam Krepps, sits down to watch some of the worst wrestling matches of all time and we stream our thoughts in real time. Today's …

Lovell Porter and Kevin McElvaney

June 9th, 2021


Lovell Porter, editor in chief of Blaque Rabbit and play by play analyst for WrestleZone, stops by the show today to talk representation, current pro wrestling, and that infamous Cody Rhodes promo. All of this, plus …

Matt Deis

May 26th, 2021


Matt Deis, former bassist of All That Remains and CKY, joins Adam today on the show! Adam and Matt talk life on the road, the time Matt toured in Russia, and the impact of Owen Hart on his life. All of this, plus his …

Harry Burkett

May 18th, 2021


Harry Burkett, former Editor-In-Chief and current Senior Writer for Pro Wrestling Illustrated, stops by Foundation Radio! Adam and Harry talk legendary interviews with Bruno Sammartino and Lou Thesz, Roman Reigns' …

Eric Bischoff

May 11th, 2021


WWE Hall of Famer Eric Bischoff is Adam's guest on the program today! Adam and Eric talk about his recent (and long overdue) induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, his incredible bonus show "Context is King" on

Solomonster (Jason Solomon)

May 4th, 2021


Adam welcomes Jason Solomon, also known as Solomonster, to the show for all things pro wrestling! Solomonster talks his beginnings, his take on the …

WrestleMania 37 Rundown with Duke Bennett

April 17th, 2021


Duke Bennett from Duke Loves Rasslin joins Adam for a recap of WrestleMania 37! Adam and Duke discuss what worked, what didn't, why Roman Reigns and Bobby Lashley were the right choices to stay on top, the match of the …

Josh Shernoff

April 6th, 2021


Josh Shernoff joins Adam today on the program! Josh is the host of “So Says Shernoff” on FITE TV, "The Mind of The Meanie" with ECW legend The Blue Meanie, and "That Was Extreme" on Josh talks to Adam …

Henry Jones

March 30th, 2021


Henry Jones stops by the show today to talk about life as a professional artist. Referred to as a "political cartoonist for skateboarding", Henry and …

Zack Snyder's Justice League Review (The Quinn Cut)

March 23rd, 2021



Adam, Greg, and Geoff are joined by Brad Feinberg to recap and review the four hour Zack Snyder …

COVID-19: One Year Later

March 15th, 2021


The Gang reconvenes, via voice memos, to give an update one year into the COVID-19 pandemic. The show begins with 7 1/2 year old James Barnard, …

Sam Marshall

March 9th, 2021


Sam Marshall stops by the show today to talk about his life as a composer for Sony, how he got into the world, the influence of The Beatles on his life, and why TikTok is just plain brilliant - plus a rapid fire set of …

Dan Colon

March 2nd, 2021


Dan Colon stops by the show today to tell his incredible, real life, rags to riches story. From living in poverty to NBC, Dan's unwavering optimism …

Adam Samuels

February 16th, 2021


Adam Samuels stops by the show today to talk about an amazing and exciting new adventure in his life. After an extremely successful career in talent …

January 6, 2021

January 11th, 2021


Adam, Geoff, and special guest Ty Brown drop a special episode about the insurrection that took place at the U.S. Capitol this week, what it means …

Nicky Doe

December 22nd, 2020


Nicky Doe stops by the show today to talk about her life as a cam model, what it means to her to live life authentically, and explains to Adam exactly what "AVN flu" is. A honest and real discussion about sex work in …

Brandon Novak

October 20th, 2020


Brandon Novak stops by the program today to talk recovery, redemption, and sobriety. Five years sober, Brandon's devoted his life to maintaining his sobriety and helping others find theirs. Adam and Brandon talk about …

Jeffrey White

October 13th, 2020


Jeffrey White brings his unique and fantastic "TERM Movement" to the show. Jeff and Adam discuss race relations, Jeff's nearly tragic brush with …

Paul Brown

October 6th, 2020


Paul Brown, creator of Kulture Popped and collector extraordinaire, stops by to talk about nostalgia, pro wrestling, and reveals some details on some …

Drew Kerwood

September 29th, 2020


Drew Kerwood, Associate Director of Prevention and Wellness for the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity, stops by to talk about sex! After being inspired by …

Saundra Heimark

September 22nd, 2020


Saundra Heimark stops by the show today to share her story of loss, triumph, and gratitude. 2020's been a rough year for everyone, but it's been …

Jess Margera

September 9th, 2020


Jess Margera stops by the show today to talk about authenticity and taking a side. Jess talks about his head first dive into the political theatre on …

Drunk Historians

August 4th, 2020


Our second ever drunk show, with limited editing, for your listening pleasure. After being so serious for so many weeks, The Gang blows off some steam by presenting some of their favorite historical moments. From The …

Portland, Explained

July 24th, 2020


Adam, Geoff, Dr. Ruth, and special guest Tyrell Brown bring you a special episode of the show discussing the current events surrounding the arrests of protestors and journalists in Portland, Oregon, the historical …

I'm Not Okay With This

May 30th, 2020


Adam, Geoff, and Dr. Ruth take some time to talk about the murder of George Floyd, "Central Park Karen" the YouTuber who "rehomed" her autistic child, and what white privilege actually is.

For real time updates on the …

Asher Roth

May 5th, 2020


Asher Roth virtually stops by the program today for a conversation about his new album, "Flowers on the Weekend". Adam and Asher talk about the creation of the album, the journey through self discovery, his incredible …

Dungeons & Dragons II: Hawthorne's Revenge

April 28th, 2020


Greg the Dungeon Master leads The Gang through a brand new, quarantine quest in Dungeons & Dragons!

When we last left our heroes, the dastardly Dr. Hones had escaped with the magical Hammer of Gorb. Now, the team …

Conrad Thompson

April 14th, 2020


An extra special episode today with "The Podfather" of professional wrestling, Conrad Thompson! Conrad stops by for a conversation with Adam on pro wrestling, whether REIT will be a worthwhile investment if the housing …

COVID-19 Killed the Radio Star

March 23rd, 2020


The first of many unorthodox shows coming to you from Foundation Radio. A real time documented oral history of the coronavirus outbreak in the States, this episode is a series of voice memos and voicemails over a one …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

March 16th, 2020


Adam digs into our WCUR archives for a replay of Foundation Radio's interview of Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson from 2012. Adam, Greg, and Jake Summers walk through Dr. Tyson's newest publication at the time, "Space …

The Fandom Menace

March 10th, 2020


The Gang goes deep into how lousy fandoms can be. Dr. Ruth walks us through what it's like to be mansplained even as an accomplished D&D DM, …

The Beer Summit

February 25th, 2020


For weeks, we’ve been captivated by the fight between Joe and Geoff, and their beef over Miller High Life comes to a head with The Beer Summit. …

Cancel Culture Isn't Real

February 11th, 2020


Does being "cancelled" actually happen? Adam, Greg, Joe, Geoff, and Dr. Ruth pull apart the controversies surrounding "Tropic Thunder", Mel Gibson, …

Tossed Salad and Scrambled Eggs

January 28th, 2020


The Gang celebrates Joe's triumphant return and talks men's mental health. The show picks up after a power outage at Blaoufington Hall, which was totally unrelated to our conspiracy theory episode and caused us to lose …

Finland Isn't Real

January 13th, 2020


Break out your tin foil hats and electromagnetic wave blockers, The Gang's gone full tilt boogie. Adam, Greg, Geoff, and Dr. Ruth explore some of the …

The Rise of Skywalker

December 23rd, 2019


The final chapter of the Skywalker Star Wars saga has arrived, and The Gang has a ton of ground to cover: What they liked, what they didn’t, where it all came together, and where it didn't quite stick the landing. …

Cas Haley

November 5th, 2019


Musician Cas Haley joins Adam on the podcast! Cas discusses his career, from his early beginnings to his show-stopping performance on Season 2 of …

Charles Shan Cerrone

October 22nd, 2019


Adam talks fotógrafo y fotógrafo with renowned international photographer Charles Shan Cerrone. Shan details his unbelievable journey to North Korea …

Brad Feinberg

October 8th, 2019


Fitness trainer extraordinaire Brad Feinberg joins Adam for an interview on today's episode! Sam, Greg, and Adam talk about their struggles with weight loss and what their favorite gluttonous meals are. Then, Adam talks …

Bill Goldberg

September 24th, 2019


A very special episode of Foundation Radio about anti-bullying, featuring former WCW Heavyweight Champion and WWE Universal Champion Bill Goldberg. …

Tommy Chong

September 12th, 2019


Adam and Joe have an incredible conversation with the iconic Tommy Chong! Tommy talks to the gang about his cannabis company, Chong's Choice, his favorite project with Cheech Marin, and what he really think is going to …

Dungeons & Dragons

July 18th, 2019


The Gang's all here and we're getting nerdy. Super nerdy. Greg the Dungeon Master leads us through our first Dungeons & Dragons quest together.

Hans Butterfield (Adam), Ostorin Pethomin (Sam), Pierce Hawthorne …

Darren Prince

July 3rd, 2019


Adam and Greg sit down for a chat with sports and celebrity agent extraordinaire, Darren Prince. The guys talk to Darren about becoming "Prince of Cards", exactly how many of those famous Billy Ripken baseball cards he …

David Tuck

June 13th, 2019


Adam and Greg sit down for a powerful conversation with David Tuck, a survivor of the Holocaust. David shares his remarkable story of survival, …

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