Welcome to the New Years Eve edition of The Genius Cast! We're very excited to have the stunning and talented, the “Interview Queen” herself, Alicia Atout, on our show this week!
Alicia is a personality in the pro wrestling world who’s star is on the rise. You may know her from her website A Music Blog, Yea?
(or AMBY for short) where for the past few years, she has had thousands of really great interviews with musicians and wrestlers alike. You may also have seen her as a Backstage TV Host with IMPACT Wrestling or on September 1st’s All In
broadcast. In Lanny's catch-up with Alicia, they talk meeting at All In
, how she got into the business, she shares never-before-heard stories from her favorite interviews, how she's turned being bullied when young into a positive today, and so much more! Plus, she showcases a talent unbeknownst to some- singing! A fun interview you don't want to miss.
Also discussed in this week’s episode:
- Lanny and JP look back on meeting for the first time in July and the first 18 weeks of this show
- 2019 wishes and resolutions for The Genius Cast
- The typical New Years Eve celebration for The Genius and what JP and Lanny will be up to tonight
- Thoughts on fans complaining about Vince McMahon pre-taping Raw and SmackDown these past two weeks to allow talent to be with their families over the holidays
- What it was like to be on the road away from family so much, particularly during the holidays
- Lanny shares stories of his friend, Roddy Piper (his movie career, being the final-ever guest on Piper's podcast
, and more)
- Was Randy jealous of the Saturday Night Main Event match Lanny had against Hulk Hogan?
- Randy’s thoughts about WCW at the end of his run there
- Randy always loved working with children for charity work etc. Did he ever want children of his own?
- Were there ever consideration (or desire from Lanny and Randy) to acknowledge them as brothers in some form or another in the WWF?
- When did Randy start using the Flying elbow off the top as his finisher and did he come up with it himself?
- Stories of childhood heroes letting down Lanny and JP
- A New Years poem
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