The MOTHERSHIP has touched down again with a super packed episode of the only podcast that matters, the 6:05 Superpodcast! Join The Great Brian Last and, making his debut in the co-host chair, Jim Valley for this supersize episode, featuring:
– Les Thatcher returns to the show to discuss the Knoxville wrestling war! Les talks about what his witnessed and what his thoughts are today when looking back on the destructive craziness of 1979! Les also shares his thoughts about the Georgia wrestling war of 1972, working for Jim Crockett Sr., Roy & Ray Shire & more! Plus Les discusses the Wrestling Cousins, his grouping with Dennis Hall and Roger Kirby!
– Jerry Grey is back this week discussing various topics, including Bob Roop, Mark Ragin, The Destroyer, Jake Roberts & more!
– Mike O’Gorman, who was masterful as Andre The Giant in Pandemonium Theatre, joins the show to discuss the origin of his amazing impression!
– We present classic audio from 1964 in Los Angeles, featuring The Destroyer, The Ripper (Rip Hawk), Dick The Bruiser, Dick Lane, Regis Philbin & The Torres Brothers!
– TGBL & Jim discuss various topics, including Jim’s recent travels to Japan & Mexico, Jim’s stunning interview with Toni Rae Borne, Cauliflower Alley, wrestling in the Pacific Northwest & much more! Plus The Top Ten, Lou Kipilman & more!
The Mothership has landed! The 6:05 Superpodcast is back, with The Great Brian Last being joined by Mike Sempervive in the co-host chair for a packed show, featuring:
– The popular In The News with Jim Cornette returns this week, looking at stories involving Harley Race, Toots Mondt, Mae Young, taxes, hunting rabbits & more!
– John Arezzi is back on the show to discuss Pedro Morales. John attended, and filmed, many of Pedro’s title matches during his historic run at Madison Square Garden and shares his memories of those events! John also recalls attending Pedro vs. Bruno Sammartino at a cold & wet Shea Stadium!
– Kevin Sullivan spends a few minutes with us this episode to discuss Knoxville wrestling! Kevin shares his thoughts on the evolution of wrestling from John Cazana to Ron Fuller, as well as what he observed and heard about the Knoxville 5’s attempt to steal Southeastern Championship Wrestling! Kevin also talks about his time in San Francisco, Roy Shire, and Bob Roop’s attempt to steal the territory!
– Pandemonium Theatre returns with another reading of the Vince McMahon biopic script, featuring this week’s cast of Pandemonium Players!
– TGBL & Mike Sempervive discuss various topics, including wrestling in Baltimore, 1980’s wrestling music videos, Bruno Sammartino’s last match & more! Plus the Top Ten returns!
The MOTHERSHIP has landed, and that means it is time for the latest episode of the 6:05 Superpodcast! Join The Great Brian Last for this packed episode, featuring:
– Ross Hart joins the show to discuss the Dynamite Kid’s legacy in Calgary. Ross talks about the arrival of Tom Billington and how it changed the way Stu Hart thought of light heavyweight wrestlers. We hear about the impact of Dynamite on Stampede, as well how & why Dynamite turned heel for the first time. We discuss the British Bulldogs & the period of time when the Bulldogs walked out of the WWF & signed with All Japan. Ross also goes into detail about what it was like when Dynamite returned to Calgary as the booker, as well as the physical toll wrestling took on him!
– Wrestling historian George Schire returns to discuss the life & career of Larry Hennig. We hear about Larry’s entire career in the AWA, including his on-camera & off-camera rivalry with Verne Gagne, his teaming with Harley Race, the introduction of “The Axe,” his babyface turn, his relationship with his son Curt & much more! George also shares his stories of personal interactions with Larry!
– Todd Loyd joins the show to discuss growing up a wrestling fan in Nashville, as well as the unique experience his fandom led him to: starring in Ernest Goes To Camp!
– Ron Fuller stops by to discuss the recently unearthed audio of the Knoxville Five (Bob Roop, Ronnie Garvin, Ron Wright, Boris Malenko & Bob Orton Jr.) exposing the business in 1979 at the height of the Knoxville wrestling war! After getting the Tennessee Stud’s thoughts, we hear this stunning audio!
– Jerry Grey, The Golden Boy, returns this week to talk about several topics, including Eddie Graham’s payoffs, Dusty leaving for Crockett, smuggling drugs on Crockett’s plane, wrestling in a stadium, Jake Roberts & more!
– Our pal Kurt Brown is back this week to discuss his memories of discovering the Dynamite Kid in 1983 and the impact Dynamite had on smart fans & tape traders, as well as his impact on junior heavyweight wrestlers, which is still being felt today. Kurt also shares some thoughts on the recent passing of Wayne St. Wayne.
The MOTHERSHIP has landed and it’s time to celebrate three years of the best wrestling podcast on the planet, the mighty 6:05 Superpodcast! Join The Great Brian Last & Jim Cornette or this packed show, featuring:
– Polish Joe Ciupik returns to the show to discuss the recently unearthed AWA Team Challenge Series pilot episode. Joe talks about his memories of how the concept was developed, and who deserves the blame for said concept. Joe reminisces about filming the Beverly Hills Knockouts, Ralph Sturgis, Verne on the dock, as well as every small detail that has fascinated wrestling fans since this footage has emerged!
– Fumi Saito is back to week with another look at the history of Japanese wrestling, focusing on the professional rivalry between Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki. Fumi discusses the various world title wins that Baba & Inoki had in the 1970’s, covering the NWA, NWF, WWF & PWF championships. We hear about what the reaction to the Ali-Inoki match was in Japan, and whether it helped or hurt the business. We also hear about some of the early talent jumps in the promotional war that would engulf the 1980’s in Japan, as well as a few words from Fumi about Bruiser Brody!
– In The News with Jim Cornette returns this week, looking at both newsworthy and ridiculous stories from wrestling’s past. Hear about Jimmy Snuka, Sunny Beach, Tojo Yamamoto, Sandor Szabo, fans getting hit, lawsuits & more!
– Pandemonium Theatre is back, with narrator Lou Kipilman & the Pandemonium Players, including several special guests!
– We remember Don Leo Jonathan again this week, as we play more audio of the Mormon Giant. This week we hear about Don Leo’s memories of Wild Bull Curry!
– Plus the Top Ten, The Handsome Boogie Man, Hot Dog, The Magnificent One, Hiccuping Fabulous Moolah, Angry Barista Ken Patera & more!
THE MOTHERSHIP is here! Join The Great Brian Last for a packed episode of the 6:05 Superpodcast, featuring:
– Peter Birkholz returns to the show to discuss Jose Lothario and his importance to Houston wrestling. Peter talks about what kind of guy Jose was behind the scenes, as well as how Jose helped break Gino Hernandez in and get him over to the hometown fans. Peter also shares his memories about what the Houston office was hearing and thinking in 1972 when the Georgia war broke out, as well as Dory Funk Jr.’s 1973 tractor accident right before he was to drop the NWA title to Jack Brisco!
– The Tennessee Stud Ron Fuller, host of the Studcast, returns to the show to spend a few minutes talking about Jose Lothario and his memories of when Jose and his wife lived with the Fullers!
– Jeff Steele joins the show for a fun talk covering a number of topics, centering around Jeff’s time as a ring announcer in Jackson, Mississippi. Jeff recalls when the Culkins broke away from Leroy McGuirk, as well as some of the talent they pushed as stars. Jeff also shares his knowledge about Catsaboulos The Welcher and much more!
– Al Getz returns to the show this week to discuss his new project, Charting There Territories. Al explains the concept he has come up with, which develops a statistic based on where a wrestler is historically booked on a card. Al talks about the development of SPOT and how he thinks this could be applied in the future to wrestling research!
– The Golden Boy Jerry Grey is back this week, sharing his memories of Billy Jack Haynes, who he worked with in Florida and Portland. We find out what Jerry thinks about the tales of Billy Jack’s side work in the 1980’s, as well as what happened when a jealous babyface stomped Billy Jack’s hat in the locker room!
– Pandemonium Theatre returns this week, with a special guest joining the Pandemonium Players!