Place to Be Podcast Episode 469: Saturday Night’s Main Event VIII - 3/14/87

November 6, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are inside the Vintage Vault to officially welcome in the spring weather with a look at the 3/14/87 Saturday Night's Main Event!

The boys discuss yet another Randy Savage/George Steele title match, the lack of promotion for WrestleMania,  a classic battle royal, the booking of Andre the Giant, a questionable loss for Jake Roberts, the suddenly red hot Hart Foundation, Ricky Steamboat's momentum and much more, including end of show awards!

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

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 468: Seventh Annual Halloween Spooktacular!

October 30, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott deliver the PTBP’s seventh annual Halloween Spooktacular! The boys are hanging out chatting about wrestling and life and are joined by various trick or treaters along the way... including visits from popular wrestling personalities and podcast hosts.

Oh, and this episode goes so far off the rails at times you may never find your way back. Sex! Wrestling! Halloween costumes! CWF! We have it all! Guests include:

Kevin Kelly - New Japan Pro Wrestling
Timothy Buechner - Lucha Undead; This Week in Wrestling
Mirandia Berthold & Jennifer Smith - Geek & Sassy 
Tim Capel - Survey Says
Peter Winson - Greetings From Allentown
Max Mitchell & Travis Woloshyn - Lucha Afterground

So fire up this action-packed episode, grab a pumpkin full of candy, put on your costume and join Scott and Justin because it is time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 467: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 2/23/87

October 25, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are riding out the ice cold winter at the 2/23/87 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss Sal Bellomo's Rocky Balboa cosplay, the arrival of Demolition, a nifty win for Koko B. Ware, the MSG debut of Butch Reed, the Hart Foundation's first Tag Team Title defense in MSG, the rough debut of Outback Jack, the infiltration of Australian culture into the United States in the late 80s, the first MSG match for Jake Roberts as a face, a somewhat clean win for Honky Tonk Man, a massive, awesome six-man main event war, Roddy Piper's MSG farewell 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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Place to Be Podcast Episode 466: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 1/19/87

October 11, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Tim Capel are braving the frigid cold and crisp, cool air to take a look back at the 1/19/87 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss the arrival of the dismal Frenchy Martin, the debut of the Can-Am Connection, the MSG arrival of Ron Bass, Paul Orndorff slumming it with George Steele, a terrible showing for Jerry Allen, the big rematch between Hulk Hogan vs. Kamala, a huge appearance by Andre the Giant, a brutal match between Lanny Poffo and Red Demon, another battle between Junkyard Dog and Harley Race, the continued elevation of the Hart Foundation 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 465: Saturday Night’s Main Event IX - 1/3/87, 1986 Year in Review & Bobby Heenan Tribute

October 2, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott & Kelly are inside the Vintage Vault to ring in 1987 with a look at the 1/3/87 Saturday Night's Main Event!

The boys start by talking about Tom Petty, paying tribute to the late, great Bobby "The Brain" Heenan and then continue by recapping the year that was 1986 in the WWF.

After that, they then chat about the epic steel cage blowoff between Hulk Hogan and Paul Orndorff, another installment in the George Steele/Randy Savage feud, the return of Ricky Steamboat, an awkward brawl between Junkyard Dog and Harley Race, a red hot fight between Roddy Piper and Adrian Adonis, Blackjack Mulligan's pajamas and much 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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Place to Be Podcast Episode 464: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 12/26/86

September 18, 2017

*** NOTE: This episode was prerecorded prior to the passing of Bobby Heenan. ***

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Santa Pete Schirmacher are feeling festive, enjoying their gifts and snuggling by the fire as they take a look at the 12/26/86 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss Bobby Heenan in the booth, a pedestrian opener, the arrival of Honky Tonk Man, the continued misuse of Dick Slater, a moribund Women's Title match, a terrible return to the WWF by Dino Bravo, a fun Hogan/Kamala title match,a big weekend of movie releases, a rare win for Jose-Luis Rivera, the big Hillbilly Jim/Mr. Fuji tuxedo match, a fun Santana/Hercules battle, a worthless final match 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 463: Saturday Night’s Main Event VIII - 11/29/86

September 11, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are inside the Vintage Vault to close out November with a look at the 11/29/86 Saturday Night's Main Event!

The boys discuss the Hollywood feel of the episode, a fantastic Randy Savage/Jake Roberts match, a feisty Hulk Hogan/Hercules tilt, the overall quality of Hercules as a wrestler so far, a wild Roddy Piper/Bob Orton brawl, the passing of Walter Becker, a confusing loss by the Hart Foundation, a soft win for Koko B. Ware, what could have been with Dick Slater and much more, including end of show awards!

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

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 462: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 11/24/86

September 4, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are carving the turkey and settling in for a post feast chat as they take a look back at the 11/24/86 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss the I Love the 90s Concert, a disappointing Billy Jack Haynes/Bob Orton rematch, a nice Hercules performance, a wild brawl between monsters, Lanny Poffo carrying Steve Lombardi, a big night for Mr. Fuji, a red hot tag team main event, the impressive run of Harley Race and his GWWE candidacy, MIDGET MANIA~!, a strong debut for Koko B. Ware, a surprising win for the Dream Team 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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Place to Be Podcast Episode 461: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 10/20/86

August 28, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are putting their final touches on their Halloween costumes and buying bags of candy as they take a look back at the 10/20/86 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss a Brutus Beefcake solo match, another fun Tama match, a disappointing showdown between Super Machine and King Kong Bundy, the debut of Matilda, a quality win for Jacques Rougeau, an all time classic Piper's Pit, Mike Rotundo running on fumes, a bruising struggle between Greg Valentine and Davey Boy Smith, SD Jones' weight gain, Haku dragging Nikolai Volkoff to a watchable match, Gene Okerlund's pitiful commentary, a big Canadian showdown, surprising battle royal winners 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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Place to Be Podcast Episode 460: Saturday Night’s Main Event VII - 10/4/86

August 22, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are inside the Vintage Vault to kick off the new season Saturday Night's Main Event, looking at the episode from 10/4/86!

The boys discuss the return of Jesse Ventura, another installment of Hulk Hogan vs. Paul Orndorff, a big night for Roddy Piper, the culmination of the Jake Roberts/Ricky Steamboat feud, Adrian Adonis's pink slip, a strong title defense for the British Bulldogs, the comeback of Kamala and much more, including end of show awards!

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

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