About Living the Dream with Ben and Rodney Podcast

Living the Dream with Ben and Rodney is a podcast devoted to sharing the experiences of Ben Wilson and his English Bulldog Rodney and how they live their dream, as well as meeting a lot of awesome people along the way who share their passions and inspire us all to live our dream. This podcast will focus on a lot of awesome and fun topics, ranging for sports discussions, reviews of TV shows, movies, concerts, restaurants and travel hot spot reviews, and so much more. So sit back, relax and enjoy the ride as we live the dream!”

Ricky Morton

Join us as we welcome wrestling legend Ricky Morton of the Rock N Roll Express to discuss his wrestling career of over 40 years!!  Ricky, along with his tag team partner Robert Gibson, are one of the biggest draws in the history of professional wrestling and are 9 time NWA World Tag Team Champions and WWE Hall of Famers!  In today’s episode Ricky discusses his exciting career with his Rock N Roll Express tag team in the Memphis, Mid-South, Jim Crockett Promotions, and WCW, and gives insight on famous feuds with The Midnight Express, The Four Horsemen and more!!  Follow Ricky on Twitter at @realrickymorton, on Instagram at @thebabyface_ricky_morton and online at www.rickymortononline.com


Join us as we welcome special guest Scott Tudor to break down the hard-hitting action from WWE’s exciting Survivor Series event!  We break down the matchups between WWE Champion Roman Reigns and WWE Universal Champion Drew McIntyre, WWE’s RAW Women’s Champion Asuka and WWE’s Smackdown Women’s Champion Sasha Banks, The Street Profits against The New Day in a battle of WWE’s tag team champions, the Survivor Series matches between RAW and Smackdown, the tribute to The Undertaker after his retirement, and much much more!!  We hope you enjoy our review!!

Terry Gordy UWF

Join us for a special episode as we remember the amazing career and wrestling legacy of Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy with his daughter and current SWE Fury Women’s Champion Miranda Gordy!  We discuss not only Terry’s amazing career as a member of The Fabulous Freebirds with Michael Hayes and Buddy Roberts, but also his success in Japan, World Class Championship Wresting, Mid-South/Universal Wresting Federation (UWF), World Championship Wrestling, and beyond.  We also learn more about Miranda’s successful entry into the world of professional wrestling as a second generation wrestler and the exciting things she is doing with the SWE Fury promotion in Texas as the Women’s Champion.  You can follow Miranda’s career on Instagram at @miranda.gordy, and you can follow SWE Fury on Instagram at @swefurytv and www.swefury.com.  A huge thank you to Miranda Gordy for a great interview!!

Secretary of State

Join us for a special episode of Living the Dream with Ben and Rodney as we welcome Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams to the show!  Secretary Adams is a fellow native of Paducah, Kentucky and classmate of mine, and he became Secretary of State in Kentucky in November 2019.  In today’s episode, we talk with Secretary Adams about his election and his rise in politics, as well as the steps Kentucky has taken to assure a fair election in the upcoming November 2020 election:  an issue of concern to many people, regardless of political party.  You can learn more about Secretary Adams and matters relating to voter registration and voting in Kentucky at www.sos.ky.gov.

Van Halen

Join us for a special tribute to the legendary rock n roll band Van Halen!  Founded by Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth and Michael Anthony in 1974, this foursome became one of the biggest bands in the world with albums such as Van Halen, Van Halen II and 1984 and iconic songs such as “Jump,” “Beautiful Girls,” Hot for Teacher” and many more hits!!  Van Halen revamped in 1985 following the departure of David Lee Roth with new lead singer Sammy Hagar and did not miss a beat, pumping out its first #1 album 5150 and many more #1 albums through Sammy’s reign that ended in 1995, as well as many hits such as “Right Now,” “Top of the World,” and “Best of Both Worlds.   With Eddie Van Halen passing away this month, we wanted to pay a special tribute to Eddie and the rest of the amazing talents of Van Halen that have brought so many moments of joy to us.  RIP Eddie Van Halen and long live Van Halen!!

Road Warriors

Join us for a special episode of Living the Dream with Ben and Rodney as we reflect back on the remarkable wrestling career to the greatest tag team of all time:  The Road Warriors.  Hawk and Animal dominated the wrestling tag team scene for a decade from the early 1980s into the 1990s and, while Hawk and Animal may have passed on, their legacy will live forever.