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Place to Be Podcast Episode 533: Royal Rumble 1990

Place to Be Podcast Episode 533: Royal Rumble 1990

October 14, 2019

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!

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!

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!

Jenny & The Gems #2: NWA Boogie Jam 1984

Jenny & The Gems #2: NWA Boogie Jam 1984

September 14, 2019

What was once a simple Network Special...is now a band on the road! Jenny & The Gems head back into the Hidden Gems on the WWE Network for their next gig! Join Jennifer Smith, Matt Souza, Drew Wardlaw & Scott Criscuolo as they go back to March 1984 for Boogie Jam, brought to you by Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling. There's more to this show than an epic NWA World Title match, so much more. From Don Ker-noodle, to the big pop for Dory Funk, to a debate over a lack of commentary. So join the band in Greensboro for this epic Missing Gem!

Place to Be Podcast Episode 530: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 12/28/89

Place to Be Podcast Episode 530: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 12/28/89

September 9, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are wrapping up the 1980s in New York City with a dive into the 12/28/89 Madison Square Garden house show!

The crew discuss the last Madison Square Garden house show of the 1980s, Tito Santana's slide down the ladder, what could have been with Barry Windham, more midget action, a surprising win for Rick Martel, the arrival of Tugboat, another Roberts/DiBiase war, cock-a-hoop Bobby Heenan, Demolition challenging the new champs, wrestling buddies, a classic cage match, reminiscing about MSG in the 80s 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!

Place to Be Podcast Episode 529: Saturday Night’s Main Event XXIV - 11/25/89

Place to Be Podcast Episode 529: Saturday Night’s Main Event XXIV - 11/25/89

August 26, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Peter Winson are still dealing with Survivor Series fallout as they take a look at the 11/25/89 Saturday Night's Main Event!

The boys discuss Andre the Giant and his blue tights, reaction to Conrad Thompson's recent comments about podcasting, Warrior's ascension, why Genius is receiving a title match, an iconic moment, a rabid Dusty Rhodes fan, the night of Mr. Perfect, the end of the road for the Brain Busters and much more, including end of show awards!

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

Place to Be Podcast Episode 528: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 11/25/89

Place to Be Podcast Episode 528: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 11/25/89

August 13, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Matt Souza are settling down from Survivor Series with a dive into the 11/25/89 Madison Square Garden house show!

The crew discuss the consistent struggles of solo Haku, a hidden gem tag classic between the Rockers and Hart Foundation, another Al Perez dud, the ongoing Roberts/DiBiase feud, a fun brawl between Santana and Brown, an excellent Brother Love Show, Hercules heading way down the pecking order, the big showdown between Savage and Duggan and more, including end of show awards!

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

From the Vault: Where the Big Boys Play #23 - Clash of the Champions #1, Part Two

From the Vault: Where the Big Boys Play #23 - Clash of the Champions #1, Part Two

August 2, 2019

Parv and Jason Mann finish up on Clash of the Champions 1. In this episode: Parv questions the continued booking of Ivan Koloff against top babyfaces, Jason hypes the Warlord as a better worker in 2012 than he was in 1987 (based on his appearance in Chikara), discussion again of NWA-style booking of babyfaces vs. WWF-style booking, the relative merits of the fan-fake Sting and fan-fake Hogan, the life and times of the 1988 ‘Pet of the Year’ Patty Mullen, discussion of the decision-making skills of the NWA Board of Directors, Parv voices his controversial views on Sting vs. Flair from this show, and the sensational and much-anticipated return of Sandy Scott!

Place to Be Podcast Episode 527: Survivor Series 1989

Place to Be Podcast Episode 527: Survivor Series 1989

July 29, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are joined by JA D'Amato are feasting on turkey, finishing off the stuffing and closing out Thanksgiving with a look at the 1989 Survivor Series!

The boys chat about the nostalgia around this PPV, the elevation of Brutus Beefcake, a strong night for Big Boss Man, the fall of Tito Santana, the arrival of Canadian Earthquake, ZEUS~!, an odd night for Hulk Hogan, Mr. Perfect on the cusp of the main event, Roddy Piper's return to PPV, Ultimate Warrior's rocket push and so much more!

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

Place to Be Podcast Episode 526: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 10/28/89

Place to Be Podcast Episode 526: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 10/28/89

July 15, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Tim Slomka are getting spooky in the Big Apple with a dive into the 10/28/89 Madison Square Garden house show!

The crew discuss the brief run of Barry Windham, the arrival of Al Perez, another solo shot for Bret Hart, a nightmare match straight out of 1986, a wild brawl between Jim Duggan and Randy Savage, a sloppy brawl between Hercules and Akeem, another win for Mr. Perfect, a huge night for Ultimate Warrior 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!