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PTBN Extreme Three Way Dance #2: The Night The Line Was Crossed

PTBN Extreme Three Way Dance #2: The Night The Line Was Crossed

August 5, 2019

In the first full length edition of the show, the thirsty trio take it back to February of 1994 and The Night The Line Was Crossed. JT, Jennifer and John begin their ECW adventure with a bang, including: Roman Centurion Sal Bellomo, a Double Dog Collar Chain Tag Team match, a beatdown to The Public Enemy, Tommy Dreamer with an amazing kick out of the Superfly Splash, fireballs from The Original Sheik, a Mike Awesome temper tantrum, and a legendary 60 minute brawl featuring Terry Funk, Shane Douglas and Sabu. This show is balls to the wall, enhanced by red hot commentary from Joey Styles. So jump on board, grab a chair, and get ready to join this PTBN threesome for an extreme journey through time!

You Don’t Know Billy Jack #7: Jumbo Tsuruta vs Genichiro Tenryu (AJPW 06/05/89)

You Don’t Know Billy Jack #7: Jumbo Tsuruta vs Genichiro Tenryu (AJPW 06/05/89)

August 3, 2019
You Don't Know Billy Jack is a live-watch podcast series where watch and discuss some of the greatest pro wrestling matches of all time through the eyes of a non-wrestling fan in search of a universal connection in pro wrestling storytelling.
 
We're back at the Body Dump for this episode as we jump the tracks to check out All Japan for the first time (spoiler alert: it won't be the last!) and Jordan gets a look at the more straight-laced, sports-based type wrestling than what we've seen so far.  We also get the long-awaited origin story of the name Body Dump!
From the Vault: Where the Big Boys Play #22 - Clash of the Champions #1, Part One

From the Vault: Where the Big Boys Play #22 - Clash of the Champions #1, Part One

August 2, 2019

Chad is away with work, but Parv welcomes Wrestlespective Radio’s Jason Mann to discuss the very first Clash of the Champions. This episode includes: Jason’s background as a wrestling fan, some random memories of the WWF Wrestlefest arcade game, Jason gives some background on the history of wrestling in the Detroit / Mid-West area, and Parv gets an education in US 1950s sitcoms, especially ‘Leave It to Beaver’, and Jason gives his thoughts on various wrestlers that Frances Crockett mentions as she runs down the top 10 teams from the upcoming Crockett Cup 88.

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!

Row 1, Seat 1 #15: Scenic City Invitational

Row 1, Seat 1 #15: Scenic City Invitational

July 31, 2019

Ben welcomes Scott Hensley and Dylan Hales, the bookers behind the Scenic City Invitational Tournament to the podcast this week. @SCITournament, which takes place this Friday and Saturday, is discussed detail, including its history, and a preview of what is to come this weekend, with five shows taking place over four days and a slew of accompanying events. A fun show so check it out! 

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!

Row 1, Seat 1 #14- Jaden Newman

Row 1, Seat 1 #14- Jaden Newman

July 24, 2019

Ben welcomes independent wrestler Jaden Newman to the podcast this week! @Jaden4Real discusses growing up as a wrestler in the Chattanooga area, how Chattanooga has shaped him, and the impact he hopes to make at the Scenic City Invitational this coming August 2nd and 3rd as the hometown hero. Jaden also discusses his experience traveling through the country as a young wrestler in promotions such as S.U.P. and Chikara. A fun show so check it out! 

 
No Holds Barred: The Podcast #14 - The Back & Better Than Ever Edition

No Holds Barred: The Podcast #14 - The Back & Better Than Ever Edition

July 23, 2019

First they were making the cut. Then they made the cut! And now... Aaron and JT are covering the gamut of wrestling, pop culture and beyond because... it is time to get NO HOLDS BARRED!

In this episode, the boys are back and catching up on life before taking a dive deep into the GWWE PPV & TV Match project with discussion on Hogan vs. Andre, likely top five contenders, the elite level of the list and what star rating would be the general cut off, list outliers, how many TV matches could make the list, how to weigh historical importance vs. workrate, Royal Rumble matches making the list and more. They then wrap up by digging into where WrestleMania 13 ranks historically among its peers.

Come for the concept and the absurdity, stay for the Property Brothers. JT! Aaron! NO HOLDS BARRED!

PTBN Extreme Three Way Dance #1 - An Introduction

PTBN Extreme Three Way Dance #1 - An Introduction

July 19, 2019

In this abbreviated pilot episode of PTBN Extreme Three Way Dance, JT, John & Jennifer take a few minutes to introduce the concept of the show, their experiences with ECW and their expectation for what lies ahead.

Jump on board, grab a chair and get ready to join this PTBN threesome for an extreme journey through time!

Row 1, Seat 1 #13: Tony Deppen

Row 1, Seat 1 #13: Tony Deppen

July 18, 2019

In the second episode of the week, Ben welcomes independent wrestler Tony_Deppen to the podcast! Tony brings tales of the wild backyard wrestling scene of the 2000s, including many notable independent stars of today. From there, Tony tells of his experiences in CZW and his current home, GCW. A fun show from one of the most versatile independent wrestlers on the scene today!