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The History of Wrestling Podcast #4 - The Dial-Up Age

March 6, 2015

Graham Cawthon, Brad Stutts, and Dan McGinn share their personal experiences with dial-up internet in the mid to late 1990s and how it broadend their view of professional wrestling - from downloading photos of Sunny to downloading wrestler theme songs, reading spoilers to learning more about what happens behind the curtain.

Discussion points include: comparing internet in the 90s to cable in the 80s, WWF's One Night Only, tape trading, RSPW, the Montreal Screwjob, AOL chat rooms, the WWF debuts of Chris Jericho and Taz, writing for wrestling websites, the WWF purposely spoiling taped title changes, WCW pay-per-listen events, and more.