The Latest Episodes of INSIGHT with Chris Van Vliet

Episodes

Renee Young on leaving WWE, Jon Moxley, her pregnancy, the possibility of going to AEW

Jan. 18, 2021

Renee Paquette (Renee Young) chats with Chris Van Vliet from her home in Las Vegas, NV. She talks about why she decided to leave WWE, how she met her husband Jon Moxley, her pregnancy, what kind of dad Jon will be, her thoug…

Don Callis on AEW/Impact relationship, Kenny Omega, comparisons to Paul Heyman

Jan. 14, 2021

Don Callis chats with Chris Van Vliet from Jacksonville, FL. He talks about the relationship that AEW and Impact Wrestling currently have, what he and Kenny Omega have in store, the comparisons between him and Paul Heyman, h…

Comedian Michael Yo - What Joe Rogan is really like, dreams don't have a deadline

Jan. 13, 2021

Michael Yo joins Chris Van Vliet from his home in Los Angeles, CA. They talk about how they met each other working as entertainment reporters and interviewing celebrities, how Chelsea Handler and Jo Koy helped him get his st…

Sam Adonis on his brother Corey Graves, controversial gimmick, almost getting killed in Mexico

Jan. 12, 2021

Sam Adonis joins Chris Van Vliet from his home in Pittsburgh, PA. He talks about being signed to a WWE contract at 20 years old, his older brother Corey Graves, living and wrestling in England, Japan, and Mexico, the heel gi…

Dave LaGreca: How Busted Open became Sirius XM's most popular sports show, Bully Ray, Tommy Dreamer, Mark Henry

Jan. 7, 2021

Dave LaGreca, the host of Busted Open on SiriusXM joins Chris Van Vliet from his home in Hawthorne, New Jersey. He tells his fascinating story of how he got into broadcasting, getting his job at SiriusXM, how he was able to …

Rohit Raju on being the X Division Champ, Jordynne Grace, hilarious Macho Man Impression

Jan. 5, 2021

One of the fastest rising stars in Impact Wrestling, Rohit Raju sits down with Chris Van Vliet from his home in Saginaw, Michigan. He talks about what it meant winning the X Division Championship, his favorite wrestlers grow…

The Best Moments of 2020 - What Was Your Favorite?

Dec. 31, 2020

What a year 2020 has been! In this special episode we take a look back at the absolute best moments of the last 12 months. From getting chopped 20 times by Shawn Spears, Tyler Breeze and their students to sharing conversatio…

Booker T is the most positive and inspiring wrestler you will ever meet!

Dec. 29, 2020

Booker T sits down with Chris Van Vliet from his home in Houston, Texas. In this episode, Booker T talks about what he was like as a kid, the lessons he learned from going to prison, how getting into wrestling changed his li…

D'Lo Brown's head shaking origins, Droz, DX mocking The Nation, AEW - Interview from May 2019

Dec. 26, 2020

D'Lo Brown joins Chris Van Vliet for this conversation in Dania Beach, FL. This interview was originally posted to YouTube on May 21, 2020, but this is the first time it has been made available on the podcast! We are taking …

Cody Rhodes: How much has AEW changed since the first show - Interview from May 2019

Dec. 24, 2020

Cody Rhodes sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Miami, FL in this interview that was recorded on May 22, 2019, just three days before AEW's inaugural event, Double or Nothing. We are taking a few days off for the holidays, so …

The Young Bucks on AEW/NXT ratings, biggest criticism, will they ever break up?

Dec. 22, 2020

Matt and Nick Jackson, The Young Bucks, talk with Chris Van Vliet from their homes in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. They talk about their new bestselling book called "Killing the Business: From Backyards to Big Leagues", how they wr…

Victoria on how Chyna convinced her to become a wrestler, retirement, working for WWE & TNA

Dec. 17, 2020

Lisa Marie Varon (fka Victoria in WWE and Tara in TNA) sits down with Chris Van Vliet for an in-person interview in Los Angeles, CA. She talks about growing up in California and being a cheerleader and fitness competitor, be…

EC3 on testing positive for COVID, WWE release, his creative control in ROH and Impact

Dec. 15, 2020

EC3 talks with Chris Van Vliet from his home in Orlando, FL. He says he recently tested positive for COVID and details what the recovery process has been like, he also talks about working for both Ring of Honor and Impact Wr…

Conrad Thompson on becoming the "Podfather" of wrestling, having Ric Flair as a father-in-law

Dec. 10, 2020

Conrad Thompson talks with Chris Van Vliet from the adfreeshows.com studios in Huntsville, AL. He discusses his job as a mortgage banker, where his entrepreneurial tendencies came from, how he started as a podcaster, what it…

James Ellsworth on what Vince McMahon saw in him, beating AJ Styles, Carmella's MITB win

Dec. 8, 2020

James Ellsworth sits down with Chris Van Vliet from his home in Baltimore, Maryland. He talks about his independent wrestling career, how he was discovered by WWE, working with Braun Strowman, what Vince McMahon saw in him t…

Eugene on creating his "special" character, The Rock, Kurt Angle, being an NXT trainer

Dec. 3, 2020

Nick "Eugene" Dinsmore talks with Chris Van Vliet from his home in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He talks about how he created the Eugene character with Rip Rogers, why Eugene was so popular, did he think it was controversial o…

How Sam Roberts got his WWE dream job, favorite interview moment, worst wrestling storyline

Nov. 30, 2020

Sam Roberts talks with Chris Van Vliet from his studio in New York City. He talks about how his career started by writing letters to various radio stations, landing an internship with Opie & Anthony which lead to his first o…

How Pro Wrestling Tees became a multi-million dollar merch company with owner Ryan Barkan

Nov. 26, 2020

The owner of Pro Wrestling Tees, Ryan Barkan chats with Chris Van Vliet from the Pro Wrestling Tees store in Chicago, IL. He talks about how the company was founded as One Hour Tees, how Colt Cabana walking into the store sp…

Ricky Starks on being compared to The Rock, his AEW debut, being WWE enhancement talent

Nov. 24, 2020

Ricky Starks chats with Chris Van Vliet from Jacksonville, FL. He talks about making his AEW debut in the TNT Championship Open Challenge against Cody Rhodes, getting signed by AEW immediately after that match, being compare…

Modern Family's Nolan Gould on reinventing yourself and living outside of your comfort zone

Nov. 23, 2020

Nolan Gould is best known for playing Luke Dunphy on Modern Family. He sits down with Chris Van Vliet for this conversation from his home in Los Angeles, CA and Modern Family coming to an end earlier this year after 11 seaso…

JTG on Shad Gaspard's legacy, Cryme Tyme, his post about AEW, the meaning behind 'JTG'

Nov. 19, 2020

JTG sits down with Chris Van Vliet for an in-person interview in Los Angeles, CA. He talks about the meaning behind his name 'JTG', the amazing path he took to become a pro wrestler, how he got discovered by WWE, the first t…

Alex Hammerstone on his 3 WWE tryouts, steroids, MLW Restart, favorite matches

Nov. 17, 2020

Alex Hammerstone chats with Chris Van Vliet from his home in Glendale, AZ. The current MLW Openweight Champion talks about the MLW Restart, the creative freedom that he has been given in MLW, his incredible path to becoming …

Donovan McNabb on life after football and what the NFL taught him about life

Nov. 16, 2020

Donovan McNabb played 13 years in the NFL and was the first NFL quarterback ever to throw for more than 30 touchdowns and fewer than 10 interceptions in a season. He's best known for his time with the Philadelphia Eagles whe…

Gallows, Anderson & Rocky Romero: The Talk'n Shop podcast drops by for a hilarious hangout

Nov. 12, 2020

Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows and Rocky Romero from the Talk'n Shop Podcast stop by The CVV Show. They talk about the second worst Pay Per View ever Talknshopamania, how Impact Wrestling has supported their outside business ven…