Place to Be Podcast Episode 489: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 2/22/88

May 14, 2018

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Tim Slomka are slogging through a long winter in the city with a look at the 2/22/88 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss a bizarre night for Harley Race, an ugly Steele/Sika match, a feisty Ken Patera appearance, a weird loss for Smash, a red hot pop for Jake Roberts, a tough night for Lord Alfred, a fun battle between Ted DiBiase and Bam Bam Bigelow, a decent Duggan/Bass brawl, a unique tag team bout and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Tim as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 488: The Main Event - 2/5/88

May 7, 2018

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Nick Duke are inside the Vintage Vault and ready to make television history with a look at the 2/5/88 Main Event!

The boys discuss Nick's nipple and becoming a diehard Hulk Hogan fan, the final showdown between Randy Savage and Honky Tonk Man, the arrival of Peggy Sue, the build to Hogan/Andre II, an amazing all time classic storyline, Andre's new motivations, WWF finally changing its World Champion, an iconic visual and much more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin and Nick as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 487: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 1/25/88

April 30, 2018

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Pete Schirmacher are battling the brutal NYC winter by taking a look at the 1/25/88 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss Marc Clair vs. Graham Cawthon, the passing of Bruno Sammartino, a plodding opener to the year, Vince McMahon's commentary, the continued deterioration of Junkyard Dog, one of the most aimless MSG matches ever, a feisty power match between Don Muraco and One Man Gang, a red hot main event tag match, some more insane Harley Race bumping, a shitbag Hillbilly Jim/Ron Bass match, the ongoing issue between the Bulldogs and Islanders and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Pete as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 486: Royal Rumble 1988

April 16, 2018

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and John D'Amato are bundled up in Canada and ready to go prime time to talk some Royal Rumble 1988!

The boys discuss JT and John's epic trip to New Orleans for WrestleMania weekend, a slightly disappointing opener between Ricky Steamboat and Rick Rude, Vince McMahon stepping in for Gorilla Monsoon, Dino Bravo breaking the weightlifting record, another hot women's tag team title match, the epic contract signing between Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant, Jim Duggan winning the inaugural Royal Rumble, a nice showing for One Man Gang, an under the radar appearance for Ultimate Warrior, a never-ending final tag match and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & John as it’s tite for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Road to WrestleMania PodBlast #3

April 6, 2018

It may be the middle of the night but that doesn't stop JT, Cowboy, and JAD. This is the third PodBlast on the boys roadtrip to Mania. 

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 485: Saturday Night’s Main Event XII - 1/2/88

April 2, 2018

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Peter Winson are inside the Vintage Vault and ready to kick off 1988 with a bang by looking at the 1/2/88 Saturday Night's Main Event!

The boys discuss a solid title defense for Strike Force, a plodding Jake Roberts/Sika bout, the big Hulk Hogan/King Kong Bundy, a win for Greg Valentine to get back on track and much more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin and Peter as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 484: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 12/26/87

March 12, 2018

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Pete Schirmacher are wrapping up the holiday season in New York City by taking a look at the 12/26/87 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss the culmination of PTBN GWWE and also announce the next reader participation stretch project that will be kicking off soon and then talk about a busy night in the WWF, the 1987 Slammys, a plodding opener, the aimless Rougeaus, the MSG debut of Jim Duggan, another dismal showing for Rockin' Robin, a hot brawl between Greg Valentine and Brutus Beefcake, the shaky start for Rick Rude, a rare almost kind of average Dino Bravo match, a sadly disappointing Islanders match, MIDGET MANIA~!, another battle between Randy Savage and Honky Tonk Man and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Pete as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 483: Saturday Night’s Main Event XII - 11/28/87

March 8, 2018

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Chad Campbell are inside the Vintage Vault and ready to wrap Thanksgiving week in the WWF as they dive into the 11/28/87 Saturday Night's Main Event!

The boys discuss another customer service fiasco, a shitty opener between George Steele and Danny Davis, a great dream match battle between Randy Savage and Bret Hart, a huge WrestleMania 2 rematch, Andre the Giant making his presence known, a big showing for Bam Bam Bigelow and much more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin and Chad as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 482: Survivor Series 1987

February 26, 2018

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and John D'Amato are wrapping up Thanksgiving dinner and settling in on the couch to talk some Survivor Series 1987!

The boys discuss Justin's weekend pizza issues, the concept of Survivor Series and causing trouble for Jim Crockett, a quick night for Jim Duggan and Harley Race, Honky Tonk Man's chicken shit escape, another strong showing for Velvet McIntyre, hot Jumping Bomb Angel action, the end of the road for Fabulous Moolah, the lack of direction for the Rougeau Brothers, a weak night for Strike Force, the shocking finish to the tag team showcase, a great outing for Bam Bam Bigelow, a big spot for Rick Rude, a huge win for Andre the Giant and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & John as it’s tite for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 481: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 11/24/87

February 20, 2018

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are kicking off the Thanksgiving week festivities and are taking a look at the 11/24/87 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss Strike Force winning the Tag Team Titles, Ultimate Warrior's MSG debut, a red hot classic between the Jumping Bomb Angels and Glamour Girls, Paul Orndorff's final Garden match, a quality Killer Bees win, another hot title match between Randy Savage and Honky Tonk Man, the return of Jake Roberts, the Hart Foundation's Tag Title rematch, the arrivals of Ted DiBiase and Bam Bam Bigelow and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Kelly as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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