September 25, 2022

Wrestling’s Chicken Salad #28

On Episode 28 of Chicken Salad join Ben Locke, Logan Crosland and Calum McDougall as they review Breaking Point 2009.

Topics discussed include a tepid opening to the show, midcard floaters, DX having to improvise, some great scene prep, Calum has reservations about Matt Striker, the easiest fashion statement award winner, matches hamstrung by character choices and yet another Montreal screwjob.

Come for the concept but stay for the shirt of many colours.....its Chicken Salad.

On episode 27 of Chicken Salad join Ben Locke, Logan Crosland and Calum McDougall as they review Summerslam 95. Topics discussed include the dictionary definition of a hidden gem, an auspicious PPV debut, Dropkickcast, tug of war shenanigans, making up for the Candido slander, Changing Rooms, Dibiase being the worst, Big Daddy Dentist, an actual great match, the biggest drop off in quality ever and a guttural roar. Come for the concept but stay for the trash bag purple outfit its Chicken Salad.
July 9, 2022

Chicken Salad #26

On Episode 26 of Chicken Salad join Ben Locke, Logan Crosland and Calum McDougall as they review Bash At The Beach 1999.

After welcoming Calum into the Salad family we get down to business.  Topics discussed include Ben being well traveled, Logans Cat sentiments, refereeing standards, cutting glass, an Armstrong as a rap guy?, Calum sings, early cinematic wrestling, great value 3D, creamy white legs and an uppercut not where it was intended. We end the show with our usual awards.

Come for the concept but stay for the country music its Chicken Salad.

On episode 25 of Chicken Salad join Ben Locke, Logan Crosland and Shawn Kidd as they treat themselves for the pods 2nd birthday and watch 1993s King Of The Ring.

Topics discussed include a fine opener, wrestlings racially sensitive music choices,  Summerslam 90 for a future Salad?, 2 special guests make a return, a legendary promo followed by the greatest match in Salad history, Jimmy Harts weird motions,  Shawn shitting on Hogan, Slamiversary chat, more special guests (not Logan doing impressions), Ben accidentally presses play and mole based offence.  We dont end with our traditional awards but with an announcement.

Come for the concept but stay for the children its Chicken Salad.

On Episode 24 of Chicken Salad join Ben Locke, Logan Crosland, Shawn Kidd and special guest Scott Shifflett as they review Slamboree 93.

Topics discussed include a sibling rivalry, a perfectly acceptable tag opener, Shawn let's us know how he feels about Rob Parker and Van Hammer, tights made of skittles, blonde haired Arthur Weasley, Paul Roma, really?, a slight disagreement about old v new school wrestling, powerlifting hornswoggle, tipsy Gordon trying to shut the kids up, Ben providing the boys with more British etiquette, a collective love of the Blonds, big men slapping meat and possibly the most pointless ending in PPV history.

Come for the concept but stay for the Stu impressions, its Chicken Salad.

On Episode 23 of Chicken Salad join Ben Locke, Logan Crosland and special guest Jacob Williams as they discuss Wrestlemania 16 (2000).

We recorded this episode on the same day Scott Halls death was announced so we shared our thoughts and memories.

Topics discussed on the pod include dial up internet, outfit choices, Pete Juice, JRs low key burial, a solid gold banger that has aged well, not using star ratings, Kings new catchphrase, pure Cletus, disappointing triple threat given the talent, Logan Crosland: Stinkface Mark, attitude era excessive main event and prime McMahon bullshit.  We then wrap things up with our end of show awards.

Come for the concept but stay for Shawn's birthday present its Chicken Salad.

On episode 21 of Chicken Salad join Ben Locke, Logan Crosland and special guest Matt Souza as they discuss Superbrawl 2000.

Topics include the real reason Matt picked the show, Ben's least favourite gimmick, Tafkapi, easy to understand angles, our favourite 3  count member, a forbidden door 22 years early, the SPECIAL main event!, the worst match of all time, cracking match banter, a tub of goo, bad security guard acting, a special gift for Shawn, horranus selling, special bears, geriatrics having the best match, Jarrett wankfests follow us and 7 minutes 40 seconds.

Come for the concept but stay for the random fellow or ass its Chicken Salad.

On Episode 20 of Chicken Salad join Ben Locke, Logan Crosland and special guest host Rory McNamara as they discuss Royal Rumble 1996.

Topics discussed include Shawn's absence, Sunny in the bath, some 'Perfect' commentary, comparing Jeff Jarrett to Chris Evans (not that one), handling the big D, a surprisingly competent tag title match, Billionaire Ted~!, Razors reluctance, Ben attempts some play by play, some pacing issues, a predictable winner and a horrendous main event that we all put off watching.

Come for the concept but stay for our favorite Vince-isms. The Chicken Salad.

On episode 19 of Wrestling's Chicken Salad join Ben Locke, Logan Crosland and Shawn Kidd as they review 1997s In Your House: D-Generation X.

Topics discussed include a pretty good opener, racially sensitive commentary, the most pointless 6 man tag in history, change in WWE policy, a very serious discussion about Sable, Conrad Thompson without hair, a reappearance from a popular character, a scum of a scum, ingrained boogers, Styrofoam coolers, Sgt. Slaughter carrying a match in late 97, pondering Steph's nicknames for HHH, Jeff Jarrett's consistency, Kane Marks, beeper 3:16, a match full of iconic moments, Shawn being an absolute cock, Shamrock not being ready for the main event, a surprise twist ending, an acceptance of the Lane award and some very unprofessional plugging.

Come for concept but stay for some green eggs and ham, its Wrestling's Chicken Salad.

On episode 17 of Wrestling's Chicken Salad Ben Locke, Logan Crosland and Shawn Kidd are joined by special guest Calum McDougall to talk about WCW Battlebowl 1993.

Topics discussed include Vader bearing people up, the ring mat being part of a crime scene, Missy in her best soccer mom night out outfit, that's not a handful of tights, Jesse rubbing off on Tony, all things Mean Gene and Fifi, Ricky Steamboat being an absolute dick and a 'bloody imbecile', great work from Regal and Orndorff, duffle coats, Logan makes sure we are talking about the right Awesome Kong, Fat Boys, Logan sings the hits, so many armbars, hair worse than Jerry Saggs, an appreciation of 2 Cold Scorpio, Mean Gene's etchings, cocaine drool, Logan attempts a British accent, Shawn Kidd bingo, a fairly decent battle royal including a great last segment and a questionable winner. We then wrap things up with our end of show awards.

Come for the concept but stay if you are the son of a son and a son of a gun, its Wrestling's Chicken Salad.

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