https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5k37z-1236f57 It’s a special “Profiles in Bad-Assery” edition of All the WrestleManias, and we’re profiling the Ax and the Smash(er), the walking disaster — Demolition! We delve into the Satanic Panic of the 80s, celebrate the musical genius of Jimmy Hart, and glorify brutality and violence for its own sake. We’ll tell you all aboutContinue reading “Profiles in Bad-Assery: Demolition”
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https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3bawc-1207658 Rich & Tim get into WrestleMania VII, live from the LA Memorial Sports Arena, March 24, 1991. Macho Man and Ultimate Warrior wrestle, but Queen Sherri and Miss Elizabeth steal the show. And the main event is #patrioticAF. Plus, we’ve got the single greatest promo line in the history of pro wrestling. (We won’tContinue reading “WrestleMania VII”
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-4amjg-11cb16b We’re back with a listener-requested look at WrestleMania VIII from the Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis, IN, way back in 1992. The main event’s a stinker, but we’ve got two (two!) matches for the ages, Undertaker auditions for a part in Unforgiven, and we fanboy hard over Tito Santana. (Tito, call us!) Send us your commentsContinue reading “WrestleMania VIII”
The Wrestling Classic, 1985
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jwihn-11b7327 On a special “Not Just WrestleManias” edition of “All the WrestleManias,” we dive into the 1985 Wrestling Classic, a forgotten gem and WWF’s first pay per view after the success of the first WrestleMania. There’s a 16-man tournament, fun with arts and crafts, Junkyard Dog’s incredible theme music (“Grab them cakes!”), a Macho ManContinue reading “The Wrestling Classic, 1985”
Teaser – The Wrestling Classic, 1985
We deep dive into the WWE vault to find a bit of a forgotten gem that happened between WrestleMania 1 and WrestleMania 2, 1985’s The Wrestling Classic! Have a taste of what’s to come this Friday! https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-myvtf-11b3b01
Hulk Hogan ruins everything
Our bloodiest WrestleMania yet! Plus Ric Flair finally makes his WM debut. And we’re beginning to suspect that Hulk Hogan might be a jerk.
WrestleMania hits the West Coast with a hefty dose of nationalism. But there’s romance too, plus Rich flips over the first WM appearance of the Undertaker!
Will The Ultimate Challenge be the death of Hulkamania? How much racism can you fit in one show? Will any of these matches not end in a countout?
The Mega Powers – Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage – come apart at the seams. Who will prevail?