Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars #8 - 10/16/95

July 3, 2018

In this episode of Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars, JT Rozzero & Chad Campbell dive into the 10/16/95 Monday Night Raw and Monday Nitro. They catch up on their personal lives for a few minutes and then talk about Nitro returning to a smaller town, Diamond Dallas Page's attack, Bobby Heenan's WCW commentary, pace of play in baseball, Bill Watts departing the WWF, more dark Hulk Hogan, Sting accepting Ric Flair's offer, the end of Doink (finally!), a big match for PG-13, our first glimpse of Ahmed Johnson, the merciful end of the Bret Hart/Isaac Yankem feud and much more.

So sit back, settle in and join JT and Chad as they work their way through the one and only Monday Night Wrestling War era!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 493: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 4/25/88

July 2, 2018

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are digging through the WrestleMania IV fallout with a look at the 4/25/88 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss some interesting commentary about Steve Lombardi, arm wrestling action, a big showcase for Bret Hart, another rough finish between Bam Bam Bigelow and One Man Gang, Randy Savage's first MSG WWF Title defense and some questionable booking, a rare win for Barry Horowitz, another blasé showing for Sensational Sherri, a fun rematch between Ultimate Warrior and Hercules, a Demolition title defense 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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Lucha Afterground: Season 4 Episode 2- Darkness and the Monster

June 29, 2018

The Ice House Chronicles continue!  Loads of debuting luchadors in this episode as well as some notable returns. Max and Trav break it down while doing their best to drum up some of that ole' LU Season 2 enthusiasm.  

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No Holds Barred: The Podcast #1 (AUDIO FIXED)

June 29, 2018

First they were making the cut. Then they made the cut! And now... Aaron and JT are covering the gamut of wrestling, pop culture and beyond because... it is time to get NO HOLDS BARRED!

In this episode, the boys dive into the following topics:

Pre-Match Promo: The No Holds Barred Moments of the Day~!

Fall One (Wresting): Initial Thoughts on the GWWE Tag Team Project

Fall Two (Wrestling): Current State of Their Wrestling Fandom

Fall Three (Pop Culture): JT's Foray into the World of Comics

Sudden Death (Top Five): Ranking Their Favorite TV Dramas

Post-Match Celebration: Celebrating a Recent Moment of Joy

Come for the concept, stay for the absurdity. JT! Aaron! NO HOLDS BARRED!

(This version has been fixed and is in full)

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Mission: IndiePossible Live Watch Party

June 29, 2018
Journey with us on a tale of 3 adventures! First, THE COWBOY.
 
He shuffles down the hallway towards the front door. On the other side, a world ready to reject him. They say cowboys are old news. Society has moved on. Culture has taken over and he is a relic.
 
Nevertheless, he moves forward. His back aches as he bends down to put on his shoes. No, not shoes. Boots. Cowboy boots. Worn and weary, just like him, he thinks. The pain that most associate with old age is a bit stiffer for him, because his pain isn't just brought on by mother nature, but from the countless brawls and fisticuffs that he has waged war in. He hurts. Still, he would do it all again.
 
Boots on, he opens the door. Sunlight blinds him, as if to say, "GO BACK TO THE PAST, COWBOY." Even the sun rejects him. No matter. The rays of light are blocked out as he adjusts his Stetson hat. Another victory. Feeling a sense of pride, his shuffle gains some pep as he makes his way out. The way people treat him, you'd expect him to be at a hitching post, untying a mule. No, he has a car. Just because he's a cowboy doesn't mean he's a fool.
 
He drives. It is quiet. Lonely. Hot. He cares little for the vanities of life-air conditioning, radio broadcasts? Frills. Frills that weaken us. Sweat beads down his cheek as he approaches a stoplight. A car pulls up next to him, the horn honking.
 
Teenagers. Mocking his hat. "HEY BUCKAROO!", they yell, laughing. Middle fingers are raised and they spit towards him. He chuckles. Not because they are funny, but because he knows that if he felt like teaching them a lesson, they'd understand. But he is sore. He is aged. He is worn. There are only a handful of lessons left to teach, and this one is more important.
 
He looks to his knuckles. Even forming a fist now causes some pain. But that fist has administered justice more times than one can count....and it needed to do it again.
 
Yes, the cowboy is old. His time has passed. But tonight, he will muster the strength to teach one more lesson. To teach one 1980's yuppie that technology and wealth aren't the only things that matter. Respect is timeless, pride is ageless. Even cowboys know that. He'll show him. And he'll show him good.
 
He's going to make that yuppie wear a diaper.
 
ALSO WE WATCH A VADER MATCH AND IO SHIRAI VS. MEIKO SATOMURA!
 
It's the Live Watch!
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No Holds Barred: The Podcast #1

June 29, 2018

First they were making the cut. Then they made the cut! And now... Aaron and JT are covering the gamut of wrestling, pop culture and beyond because... it is time to get NO HOLDS BARRED!

In this episode, the boys dive into the following topics:

Pre-Match Promo: The No Holds Barred Moments of the Day~!

Fall One (Wresting): Initial Thoughts on the GWWE Tag Team Project

Fall Two (Wrestling): Current State of Their Wrestling Fandom

Fall Three (Pop Culture): JT's Foray into the World of Comics

Sudden Death (Top Five): Ranking Their Favorite TV Dramas

Post-Match Celebration: Celebrating a Recent Moment of Joy

Come for the concept, stay for the absurdity. JT! Aaron! NO HOLDS BARRED!

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PTBN Special: The New Pro Wrestling Only

June 24, 2018

Place to Be Nation and Pro Wrestling Only (prowrestlingonly.com) have had a great relationship over the last 5+ years. In this special interview, Charles outlines the new vision for PWO starting July 1st. Be sure to check out his work, starting on 7/1!

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Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars #7 - 10/9/95

June 21, 2018

In this episode of Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars, JT Rozzero & Chad Campbell dive into the 10/9/95 Monday Night Raw and Monday Nitro. They catch up on their personal lives for a few minutes and then talk about a huge six man tag match on Raw, Waylon Mercy's final salvo, the early days of WWF on AOL, an epic heel beatdown, the sad descent of Skip, a hot start to Nitro, a wild brawl between Sabu and Mr. JL, the continuing issues between Sting, Savage and Luger, Zodiac and a sunroof, more Flair vs. Anderson and much more.

So sit back, settle in and join JT and Chad as they work their way through the one and only Monday Night Wrestling War era!

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PTBN’S Main Event - Episode #104: Cashing in, getting fired and more!

June 21, 2018

On the newest episode of the Main Event, Scott & Nate talk Money in The Bank, Big Cass' exit, Ring of Honor at the Garden and the loss of Vader. Steve Wille joins in to talk his live thoughts on NXT Takeover, and then this week's NJPW Classic Match Pick. So sit back and enjoy the newest episode of the Main Event!

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PTBN Network PodBlast: Tribute to Vader with Kevin Kelly

June 20, 2018

In this special PTBN Network PodBlast, JT is joined by Kevin Kelly to pay tribute to the late, great Vader. The boys discuss Kevin's interactions with Vader in the WWF, the big man's legacy in Japan and WCW, whether or not he met his potential in the WWF, his greatest matches and a couple of road stories plus more. 

Rest in Peace Leon White, it will always be Vader Time!

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