In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott deliver the PTBP’s ninth annual Halloween Spooktacular! The boys kick things off with a (spoiler filled) discussion about the Netflix Marvel Universe, including discussing the seasons and shows and breaking down their favorite and least favorite characters.
They are then joined by Cowboy Morrissette, Andy Atherton & Matt Souza for a live watch of the legendary Mike Tyson vs. Buster Douglas World Title boxing match from 2/11/90. They discuss the history of their boxing fandom, the biggest sports upsets of all time, Buster Douglas' reputation, what could have been with Mike Tyson, Robin Givens, the biggest sports stars in 1990, boxing fading from the mainstream and much more!
So fire up this action-packed episode, grab a pumpkin full of candy, put on your costume and join Scott, Justin and the crew because it is time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!
In the debut episode of With This Ring, husband and wife Ryan and Cindy Everett look at five matches and discuss their placement on Ryan’s GWWE matches poll and on Cindy’s personal list. Ryan has been watching wrestling since he was four, while Cindy has had wrestling be something on in the background since she started going out with Ryan. In this episode both go over their personal history with wrestling, how their viewing habits have changed, Cindy talks about how to better format a Google Drive spreadsheet, the familiarity of WrestleMania 6, the Kliq, Ryan’s confusing rating scale, the annoyingness of Jerry Lawler, the excitement around the launch of the WWE Network and WrestleMania XXX, and NXT.
Matches: Colossal Connection vs. Demolition - WWF Tag Team Title Match - WrestleMania VI
Shawn Michaels & Diesel vs. Razor Ramon & 1-2-3 Kid - WWF Tag Team Title Match - Action Zone 10/29/94
Edge & Christian vs. Hardy Boyz - Ladder Match - No Mercy 1999
The Shield vs. The Wyatt Family - Elimination Chamber 2014
DIY vs. The Revival - NXT Tag Team Title Match - NXT Takeover: Toronto
Chad and Parv review Great American Bash 88: The Price for Freedom. In this show: Parv awkwardly reads some listener comments, the strange and wonderful world of the Pro Wrestling Only message boards, the financial performance of JCP in mid-88 and the Turner deal, Chad and Parv have a major disagreement over a match, thoughts on the infamous Tower of Doom match, Dusty Rhodes: 289lbs, and a sad farewell to Arn and Tully.
On the newest Main Event, the Trinity (Scott, Nate & Steve) look back at the big shows of the past two weeks by New Japan Pro Wrestling & Impact Wrestling as well as the best stuff on TV since the last episode. Then we battle the raindrops for our next installment of the New Japan Classic Match Pick. So sit back and enjoy the newest episode of the Main Event!
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In this episode of Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars, JT Rozzero & Chad Campbell dive into Raw and Nitro from 1/29/96! They catch up on their personal lives for a few minutes and then discuss the modern day Wednesday Night War, early 90s Super Bowls, another Hogan/Flair battle, WCW going all out in the war, the debut of the Faces of Fear, a title shot for Giant, a big Diesel/Bulldog rematch, more Billionaire Ted and its accompanying legal issues, the arrival of Phinneas Godwinn, the announcement of the interim WWF President, dissension in Camp Cornette 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!
This week Ben welcomes actor John Keating to the show! @TheGreatBolo first talks his love of wrestling, including his attendance at famous shows in the Northeast.
John then reminisces on his comedy career, which included opening for such comedians as Lenny Clarke and Dave Chappelle. Finally, John and Ben discuss acting, living the grind in Los Angeles, and making the movie "The Concessionaires Must Die." A fun show so check it out!
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 installments of Hardcore TV from May 1994. The crew discuss the fallout from When Worlds Collide, a great new nickname for Pit Bull, the unlikely championship of Mikey Whipwreck, the introduction of Willie "The Scoop" Watts, the confusing taping schedules, the Lorena Bobbitt saga 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!
Chad and Parv review Clash of the Champions 2: Miami Mayhem! In this show: Parv has a big announcement, a look at the state of American television advertising in 1988 including a veritable who’s who of d-list celebrities, discussion of the Lyle Alzado star vehicle “Learning the Ropes”, the big contract signing aboard the Black Hawk with Flair’s red sweater, Kevin Sullivan’s parchment plans for the Tower of Doom, Dr Death’s white-kid gloves, Al Perez: least talked about “lost worker” ever?, more discussion of NWA managers as compared with WWF managers, and Dusty Rhodes: 268.5 lbs.
In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are joined by Todd Weber to kick off a whole new decade of WWF PPVs with Royal Rumble 1990!
The boys chat about the Herb Kunze Tidbits of the Week, the growth of Orlando and Disney World in the early 1990s, the end of the road for the Rougeau Brothers, the elevation of Brutus Beefcake, the big blowoff between Garvin and Valentine, a classic Brother Love Show, a big showing for Ted DiBiase, a star studded classic Rumble, a strong outing for Earthquake, who should have won the match, Warrior vs. Hogan and so much more! They also reveal the next big PTBN Tournament, kicking off soon!
So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin and Todd as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!