December 31, 2020

Pro Wrestling Love #5

Episode #5: Marty Sleeze & Jerome/El-P bring it home on the fifth volume of Pro Wrestling Love with their Top 5 TNA/Impact Wrestling Matches. It is AJ Styles Galore! Marty tries to understand why wrestling fans didn’t like AJ initially even though he has been great since day 1! They break down the differing psychology against Daniels, Abyss and Samoa Joe! But first Marty/Jerome breakdown the very special uniqueness of Samoa Joe vs Kurt Angle Lockdown match.  Marty selects a surprise pick for Greatest TNA Match! Jerome keeps it classic selecting a match from the feud he has dubbed the TNA version of “Misawa vs Kawada”, AJ Styles vs Christopher Daniels! We had a ton of fun discussing all these matches & workers; we hoped you all enjoyed it too!

On episode 7 of NWA Crock and Roll the boys are joined by Jacob Williams (The Ruthlessly Aggressive Podcast, PTBNXT, Highway to the Impact Zone) to look at all things September 85! They discuss the many tag teams of NWA 85, making all wrestlers and titles matter in promos, Magnum coming into his own and a video with him you have to see to believe, booking foreshadowing of Dusty and Flair, Dusty partying with Bette Midler and Waylon Jennings, Flair dropping the “kiss stealing” promo for the first time, Tully’s heel traits and why you want to punch him, Andersons coming after “Human Broomstick” Sam Houston again and lines in their promos that make you remember them, a very uncomfortable Jim Cornette promo, terrible use of the Midnight Express getting stuck with Jimmy Valiant and..Rocky King??? Rock n Roll Express and Russians headed for chain matches, a National Tag Title Match, a Junior Heavyweight Title match, Gary Royal’s hair, Baby Doll faces and so much more!

**Reminder in January we start going Bi weekly vs. Monthly**

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Watch List: All watches available on You Tube or WWE Network

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are joined by Andy Atherton are feeling the heat and gearing up for the Match Made in Heaven and the Match Made in Hell with a review of SummerSlam 1991!

They discuss the newest HERB KUNZE TIDBITS~!, the passing of Brodie Lee, the impending arrival of Ric Flair, the ongoing effects of the steroid scandal, the infamous SummerSlam payoff legal document, Bret Hart's breakout, Andre the Giants's final MSG appearance, Virgil's revenge, Sensational Sherri as WWF MVP, a wild night for the Mountie, Legion of Doom's big win, what else could have been on the show and much more!

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

December 27, 2020

Pro Wrestling Love #4

Episode #4: Marty Sleeze & Jerome/EL-P deliver Pro Wrestling Love Volume 4 breaking into their Top Ten of their Top 25 TNA/Impact Wrestling Matches breaking down their #10-#6. Marty & Jerome talk about the Mother of All Highspots! Marty puts Samoa Joe over as an elite sprint worker. Marty & Jerome discuss how critical it is that the wrestlers believe in what they do and that Kayfabe lives & dies based on the conviction of the pro wrestlers and it has nothing to do with the fans. Things get heated as Marty & Jerome argue about the greatness of Kurt Angle and the fireworks fly! Check out fourth volume of Pro Wrestling Love and we hope you enjoy the fireworks!

On the 14th episode of The Special Relations the boys throw on their best clothes and invite some very special guests round for the Office Christmas Party!
 
2020 may have been a shit show of a year but Ben, Calum and Rory try to end it on a good note by being joined by Shawn Kidd, Scott Criscuolo, Logan Crosland and Tim Capel to live watch the iconic Happy Place favourite Summerslam 1989! Along the way they get to plug and promote every show available on the PTBN Network as well as discussing the GWCW project.  We are also able to watch a great show, so that's nice!
 
 All this and so much more on episode 14 of the Special Relations!
 
Merry Christmas to all our listeners!

Scott & the Doctor are taking the holidays off, but fear not! In case you missed this episode from back on April 19, check out the guys tribute Howard Finkel, then discuss the history of the cherished NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship..."Sweet Charlotte". Merry Christmas!

Place To Be Nation…MERRY CHRISTMAS! Join us once again on the Highway to the Impact Zone. Join host Logan Crosland and his student Jake Williams, as they are joined by TNA experts Matt Souza and Shawn Kidd . In this mega-episode they take a look at the 14th episode of Impact and the last weekly PPV #111, as well as the Very Goldy Interview. They discuss topics such as: Goldy’s TNA career and life, Shawn’s Experience at the birth of Christ, Figure Four vs Spineline??, Nosawa's implied affair with Goldy, Kid Kash’s brutalization of Romeo, the Return of Team Universal Studios, the Life and Times of Chasyn Rance and Adam Flash, Hardy and His Glow Juice Vat, X Division Dominance, Abyss Finally Snapping, 2 out of 3 Tables, Dusty and Russo Continuing to Ruin Shows, Wacky Tag Champs, the Absolute Slopfest That is Hardy vs Jarrett,  and much much more!

Listen and join us on this wild ride through Total Nonstop Action. 

December 23, 2020

With This Ring #15: Starrcade

In this episode of With This Ring, Ryan and Cindy look at the NWA/WCW Granddaddy of them all, Starrcade! They concentrate on 1988, when it became the Christmas time tradition. Also the duo talk about Ric Flair’s deceptive age, Lex Luger’s booby dance, the Lethal Lottery, the King of Cable tournament being decided not on cable, Charlotte Flair’s PPV debut, WCW Cruiserweights, and the Latino World Order. There is also a discussion on WCW card structure becoming very front-loaded with good matches early, and then the matches with focused storylines tending to suffer.  Plus the fun Sid/Arn Anderson stabbing incident! So hang your stockings, draw the names for the Lethal Lottery and enjoy the podcast!

 

  • RIC FLAIR VS. LEX LUGER (STARRCADE 1988, NWA WORLD TITLE MATCH)
  • BATTLEBOWL BATTLE ROYAL 1991 (STARRCADE 1991)
  • STING VS. VADER (STARRCADE 1992, KING OF CABLE FINAL)
  • VADER VS. RIC FLAIR (STARRCADE 1993, WCW WORLD TITLE MATCH)
  • SHINJIRO OTANI VS. EDDY GUERRERO (STARRCADE 1995)
  • JUSHIN LIGER VS. REY MYSTERIO JR. (STARRCADE 1996)
  • KIDMAN VS. JUVENTUD GUERRERA VS. REY MYSTERIO JR (CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE TRIPLE THREAT MATCH, STARRCADE 1998)
  • KIDMAN VS. EDDY GUERRERO (CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE MATCH, STARRCADE 1998)

On a very special episode of You Don't Know Billy Jack, Drew and Jordan say goodbye, as the series finale showcases the boys watching Kazuchika Okada vs Kenny "The Anglo" Omega from Wrestle Kingdom!  This final episode is fraught with technical issues, crying children, choppy edits, plus the usual mouth-breathing and nose-blowing you've come to enjoy lo these past two years.  Listen to Jordan's final thoughts as he surely bids goodbye to wrestling forever.  So long PTB, it's been a scene, man.

December 20, 2020

Pro Wrestling Love #3

Episode #3: Volume 3 of Pro Wrestling Love sees Marty Sleeze & Jerome/El-P rock ‘n’ roll through the middle part of their Top 25 Matches of TNA/Impact Wrestling covering #16-11. The highlight of this podcast is the extensive breakdown of the Greatest Feud in TNA history: AJ Styles vs Christopher Daniels. Jerome & Marty marvel at how these two greats were able to make each match feel different as together they place 5 very different matches on this Top 25 countdown. In addition, we cover the terrific Awesome Kong vs Gail Kim series. Jerome breaks down the psychology of Young Bucks/Gen Me in their awesome match against the Motor City Machine Guns. Marty & Jerome discuss the finer points of intergender wrestling through the prism of Sami Callihan & Tessa Blanchard. Check out Pro Wrestling Love volume 3 and we hope you find something to love!

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