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Row 1, Seat 1 #7: Kevin Ku

Row 1, Seat 1 #7: Kevin Ku

June 4, 2019

This week Ben welcomes Kevin Ku (@kevinxku), promoter of Southern Underground Pro, to the podcast. Ben and Kevin went in-depth behind the scenes for S.U.P's recent "Those Who Fear Tomorrow" show, which will soon be out on independentwrestling.tv. Kevin provides the anatomy of a show from a promoter's perspective, while also giving some history of S.U.P. and its stable of wrestlers. A fun episode for those wondering what fully goes into a wrestling show!

Place to Be Podcast Episode 523: SummerSlam 1989

Place to Be Podcast Episode 523: SummerSlam 1989

June 3, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are joined by JA D'Amato are wrapping up the summer and feeling the heat with a review of SummerSlam 1989!

The boys chat about Tony Schiavone's WWF run, a great opening tag team match, the arrival of Dusty Rhodes, a classic six man tag gem, Slick with Rick Martel, an all timer between Ultimate Warrior and Rick Rude, a super hoss six man, Ron Garvin: Announcer, a red hot main event, ZEUS 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 522: Saturday Night’s Main Event XXI - 5/27/89 & Saturday Night’s Main Event XXII - 7/29/89

Place to Be Podcast Episode 522: Saturday Night’s Main Event XXI - 5/27/89 & Saturday Night’s Main Event XXII - 7/29/89

May 28, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Peter Winson are inside the Vintage Vault and delivering a double dose Saturday Night's Main Event action with a look at the 5/27/89 and 7/29/89 installments!

The boys discuss the greatness of 1989, King Jim Duggan, Sensational Sherri pairing with Randy Savage, the crossover of Zeus, an iconic superplex, the Brain Busters making the leap, the influx of talent from WCW, a great Savage/Beefcake battle, 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 521: WWF House Show - Meadowlands 5/8/89

Place to Be Podcast Episode 521: WWF House Show - Meadowlands 5/8/89

May 27, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and "Jambalaya" Jacob Williams are headed across the George Washington Bridge for a dive into the 5/8/89 Meadowlands house show!

The crew discuss the end of Blue Blazer's run, the continuing of Bret Hart's feud with Mr. Perfect, the ignition of the Strike Force feud, a hidden gem Intercontinental Title match, time traveling back to 1986, the never-ending Rooster/Brawler feud, the arrival of Zeus, a tough test for Demolition and more, including end of show awards!

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

Place to Be Podcast Episode 520: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 4/24/89

Place to Be Podcast Episode 520: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 4/24/89

May 13, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and "Jambalaya" Jacob Williams are welcoming in the spring weather with a dive into the 4/24/89 Madison Square Garden house show!

The crew discuss dealing with Sirius XM, Tom Magee, a rare good MSG opener, Tony Schiavone's professionalism, a vicious Honky Tonk Man attack, a shockingly feisty Bravo/Hercules battle, the initial match between Jake Roberts and Ted DiBiase, a hidden gem of a Mr. Perfect/Bret Hart match, a big showing for the Bushwhackers, a WrestleMania V main event rematch and more, including end of show awards!

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

Place to Be Podcast Episode 519: WrestleMania V

Place to Be Podcast Episode 519: WrestleMania V

May 6, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are joined by JA D'Amato and headed to the casino for a deep dive into WrestleMania V.

The boys chat about WWE going head to head with Clash of the Champions, Rockin' Robin murdering America the Beautiful, a fun Rockers/Twin Towers battle, Bushwhacker Luke grabbing Ray Rougeau's crotch, a swank Perfect/Blazer battle, Mr. Fuji finally getting his comeuppance, epic commentary from Ventura and Monsoon, the returns of Jimmy Snuka and Roddy Piper, Rick Martel's heel turn, Morton Downy's career, Bobby Heenan finally winning gold, the Mega Powers exploding 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 518: The Road to WrestleMania V

Place to Be Podcast Episode 518: The Road to WrestleMania V

April 29, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are joined by Steve Bennett and John D'Amato to break down the Road to WrestleMania V.

The boys look to prep for Atlantic City by discussing the card and build up in full detail, rebooked matches, the hype heading in and other possible locations for the show. We also get a heated debate over which Mega Power was in the wrong and so much more!

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

Place to Be Podcast Episode 517: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 3/18/89

Place to Be Podcast Episode 517: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 3/18/89

April 15, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Todd Weber are basking in the luck of the Irish with a dive into the 3/18/89 Madison Square Garden house show!

The crew discuss WrestleMania XXXV, a very busy night in the WWF, the arrival of Tony Schiavone, the end of the Women's division, a sneaky fun Garvin/Perfect battle, a tremendous Hogan/Boss Man cage war, the continuing issue between the Rockers and Brain Busters, a feisty brawl between Hercules and Bad News Brown, , and more, including end of show awards!

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

Place to Be Podcast Episode 516: Saturday Night’s Main Event XX - 3/11/89

Place to Be Podcast Episode 516: Saturday Night’s Main Event XX - 3/11/89

March 26, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Peter Winson are inside the Vintage Vault and hurtling toward WrestleMania V they take a look at the 3/11/89 Saturday Night's Main Event!

The boys discuss the passing of friend of the show Mike Raub, the randomness of the WrestleMania V undercard, Jesse Ventura's Yale sweatshirt, another solid Rude/Beefcake match, a rare Bad News Brown pinfall loss, the arrival of the Million Dollar Belt, Miss Elizabeth finally makes her decision, a hot Rockers/Brain Busters war, Rooster's race to the bottom 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 515: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 2/20/89

Place to Be Podcast Episode 515: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 2/20/89

March 18, 2019

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Jennifer Smith are battling another Manhattan winter with a dive into the 2/20/89 Madison Square Garden house show!

The crew discuss what was happening in WCW on this night, Jim Powers back into singles action, Red Rooster's wheel spinning, the future of Big John Studd, a fun win for the Bushwhackers, a surprising loss for Rick Rude, a plodding Martel/Haku match, the continuously drifting Greg Valentine, a fun red hot hidden gem and more, including end of show awards!

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