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Place to Be Podcast Episode 532: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 1/15/90

Place to Be Podcast Episode 532: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 1/15/90

September 30, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Steve Bennett are ushering in a new decade of WWF wrestling with a dive into the 1/15/90 Madison Square Garden house show!

The crew discuss the Herb Kunze Tidbits of the Week, Genius picking up wins, a tag classic between the Rockers and Powers of Pain, another Al Perez stinker, a fun Hogan/Perfect title match, a surprising loss for Bret Hart, Bob Orton in 1990?, the final steps in the Valentine/Garvin feud, another war between Roberts and DiBiase and more, including end of show awards!

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

Row 1, Seat 1 #24: Ethan Page

Row 1, Seat 1 #24: Ethan Page

September 28, 2019

Impact Wrestling superstar Ethan Page joins the podcast in a special episode of Row 1, Seat 1! @OfficialEGO discusses his training, early start as a wrestler, and success in such promotions as Evolve, Black Label Pro, Impact Wrestling, and Alpha One. Ben and Ethan also discuss Impact's debut on AXS TV this coming Tuesday night at 8pm, and the talent on display on the Impact roster. A fun show so check it out!

From the Vault: Where the Big Boys Play #25 - Crockett Cup 88: Part 2

From the Vault: Where the Big Boys Play #25 - Crockett Cup 88: Part 2

September 28, 2019

Robert (The Atomic Elbow), Chad and Parv wrap up their extensive look at Crockett Cup 88 from round 3 to the final. In this episode: ranking New Zealand on the list of countries to inspire ire from the patriotic US rasslin fans, wrestlers from Scandinavia, the realism of Rick Martel’s arrogance and 6-year-old Chad’s Christmas wishlist, a Big-Bossman-inspired wild tangent on US ‘biscuits’ that you serve with ‘gravy’ for breakfast vs UK biscuits that you dunk in your tea, the possible origins of the scars on Dusty’s arms, end of show awards, and much more.

From the Vault: Where the Big Boys Play #24 - Crockett Cup 88: Part 1

From the Vault: Where the Big Boys Play #24 - Crockett Cup 88: Part 1

September 28, 2019

Chad and Parv are joined by Robert aka The Atomic Elbow, author of the print-only wrestling fanzine of the same name, to review the first couple of rounds of the The Crockett Cup 1988. In a packed show: Chad gives his thoughts on Clash 1, another look at the ongoing debate about Sting as a Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame candidate, Robert and Chad talk about the indy scene in Georgia including Peach State Wrestling, speculation as to who the hell Mighty Wilbur was and the limitations of internet research, Chad reveals the origin story of the AAA camera men, Chad and Robert plot their relative social positions on The Varsity Club Scale, WWE revisionism about the 1988 version of the horsemen (as opposed to the 1986 version), memories of various Italian wrestlers from the past mainly called ‘Salvatore’, Robert reveals that he is possibly the world’s biggest fan of ‘Pistol’ Pez Shaska Whatley, Dave Meltzer’s thoughts on little girls in the NWA crowds of 1988, and some criticisms of JCP video-tape presentation vs WWF presentation.

PTBN’s Main Event - Episode #134: Could Ellen survive on TNT with Rizzoli & Isles?

PTBN’s Main Event - Episode #134: Could Ellen survive on TNT with Rizzoli & Isles?

September 27, 2019

Yes, we do talk wrestling on this newest episode of the Main Event! Scott, Nate & Steve preview the Wednesday Night War between NXT & AEW while deep diving the history of TNT programming. Then we go back to a classic WCW feud for the newest installment of the New Japan Classic Match pick. So sit back and enjoy the newest episode of the Main Event!

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Row 1, Seat 1 #23: Ian Riccaboni plus Marko and Logan Stunt

Row 1, Seat 1 #23: Ian Riccaboni plus Marko and Logan Stunt

September 25, 2019

Row 1 Seat 1 brings you a HUGE show this week! Ring of Honor's @IanRiccaboni joins the podcast for a long talk about his background in wrestling, catching on with Ring of Honor, and previewing this weekend's Death Before Dishonor Pay-Per-View. Later, Ben has a short conversation with @MarkoStunt and @LoganStunt about their rise in wrestling and Marko's upcoming debut on TNT with AEW. 

Place to Be Podcast Episode 531: No Holds Barred - The Match, The Movie

Place to Be Podcast Episode 531: No Holds Barred - The Match, The Movie

September 23, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott, Tim Capel and Jennifer Smith are putting an official bow on the 80s by diving into the classic movie (and match) No Holds Barred!

The crew discuss the 12/12/89 TV taping, the passing of the last living Rosati sister, wrestling in cinema, dookie?, hache mache Joan Severance, young Peter Dinklage, tiny wangers?, Zeus' eye, asexual Hulk Hogan, evil Brell, where it ranks in the pantheon of Hogan movies, the No Holds Barred cage match and more!

We also get a big announcement about a brand new podcast feed launching soon!

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

Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars #30 - WCW Clash of the Champions XXXII

Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars #30 - WCW Clash of the Champions XXXII

September 18, 2019

In this episode of Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars, JT Rozzero & Chad Campbell dive into WCW Clash of the Champions XXXII from 1/23/96! They catch up on their personal lives for a few minutes and then discuss the legacy of Clash of the Champions, the Nasty Boys feeling archaic, hungover Ric Flair, what happened to Alex Wright, the return of the Road Warriors, the long awaited wedding of Sensational Sherri and Rob Parker, Brian Pillman scaring Bobby Heenan, more lame Hulk Hogan, the arrival of Konnan and Psicosis, the return of Miss Elizabeth 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!

PTBN Extreme Three Way Dance #5: ECW TV 3/29/94- 4/12/94

PTBN Extreme Three Way Dance #5: ECW TV 3/29/94- 4/12/94

September 16, 2019

From the eagles nest, high above the ECW arena, this is the Extreme Three Way Dance! In this episode, JT, Jenny and John continue their ECW adventure with three episodes of Hardcore TV from March and April 1994. The gang catches up with the results from Valley Forge plus: Bruise Brothers lack of selling, scumbag Sandman, the saddest match ever, an epic Pit Bull promo, lingerie, a Jobber Championship and so much more! So jump on board, grab a chair, and get ready to join this PTBN threesome for an extreme journey through time!

 

PTBN Reaction Show: WWE Clash of Champions 2019

PTBN Reaction Show: WWE Clash of Champions 2019

September 16, 2019

PTBN’s Kris Zellner (@KrisZellner) and Devon Hales (@kingmotivatorh) are back to bring you a same-night review of WWE Clash of Champions 2019 from Charlotte, North Carolina on September 15th 2019!