Hear ye! Hear Ye! Step Right Up for another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we dive once again into the box of tapes known as Coliseum Home Video! Witness Epic team-ups like the Nasty Boys and the Repo Man in a 6 man tag match! See both Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart hold the Intercontinental Title belt! And SOOOO many bad endings of matches from DQ's to Count-outs, its all there! Oh and Bobby Heenan and Mean Gene are stuck on the side of the road with a broken down car.
Welcome One! Welcome All! to the Late-to-the-Rumble-party edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve into the early years of the Rumble! 1991, when the world according to WWF was all about WAR!!! (but not the fun, Monday night kind) We go full propaganda! With the Ultimate Warrior ripping up an Iraqi flag, Roddy Piper wearing ribbons, and Sgt Slaughter is an american hero... oh sorry, no he was a Saddam Hussein sympathizer! Oh Yeah, and on top of all of that the Royal Rumble is gonna happen and there might be a total of 10 "wrestling Moves" in the entire thing!
So join us as we review The Royal Rumble from 1991!
Welcome One, Welcome all, to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we dive into the category only known on WWE Network as “Old School”! Find out the OTHER superstar that made their debut in Madison Square Garden the same night as Ric Flair! See the World Heavyweight Championship completely uncensored on WWF Television! And what do you do when you have Roddy Piper vs The REAL world’s Champion Ric Flair in MSG!?!? You put them dead middle of the card and give them an early out apparently… But this show is so much more than that! Witness the BeefSlam apocalypse that was the Natural Disasters vs the Legion of Doom! And join us as we again gush over the commentary of Heenan, Gorilla and Alfred.
We reviewed the WWF Old School Madison Square Garden show from October 28th of 1991!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Step Right Up! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we take another dive into the "Home Video Collection" on the WWE Network as we look to 1988's Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake. See the origins of the character as well as his long running feud with The Dream Team! Its a collection of matches with crap endings and its apparently supposed to make you love the Beef!
We Reviewed Coliseum Home Video's Brutus the Barber Beefcake from 1988!
Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys and Girls and Inbetweeners! Step Right up for another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week is a bit shorter than usual, but just as much fun as we get RAW!!!! See the WWF in the midst of Vince McMahon's Steroid trial! Macho Man on Color commentary! 1-2-3 Kid vs Nikolai Volkoff! SO many Jobbers and SOOO many big fat wrestlers!
Its the new generation! We reviewed WWF Raw Episode 67 from 1994!
Welcome One! Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we celebrate THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR! WrestleMania Season! See half of the original four horsemen as The Brainbusters on a Wrestlemania! Mr Fuji runs a 5k! Jesse Ventura's Big Surprise! Bobby Heenan gets paid 6 times for a single show! See Vince McMahon's Collection of brown haired white interviewers! And way more Bushwhackers than anyone needs!
It's PART 1 of our review of WWF's WrestleMania V from 1989!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Klingons, Romulans and even Ferengi! All are welcome to another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we blast off to the far reaches of the coliseum home video collection! Hear Ric Flair use space puns! Lord Alfred Hayes's Scottish Accent! a match between "Teddy Bear" and "Taco Bell"! And see just how much production value the WWF could squeeze out of a closet and some office chairs!
We reviewed the WWF Coliseum Home Video: Invasion '92!
Welcome One! Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we give thanks for Rough Old-Lady Wrestlers, Gorilla Monsoon's slightly racist affinity for not naming Asian girls. Jesse Ventura's Grand-pappy, Ephram The Body's, trip on the mayflower, Interviewers who look like Vince McMahon, Quick Tag psychology and Drawn out Pay Per Views!
Brothers and Sisters of wrestling fandom, We gather here today to remember one of the greatest minds in wrestling history. Join us as we take a look back at 3 very different moments in the life and career of The Brain. Listen as we discuss The Bobby Heenan show Oinkettes and all! then we get super sloppy with Bobby and Gorilla competing on nickelodeon's Double Dare! and finally we listen to what many consider to be the BEST hall of fame speech of all time from the class of 2004.
We gather to mourn, we gather to celebrate, but mostly we gather here to remember Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan.
Boys and Girls, Ladies and Gentleman, Dogs, Cats, Anyone with ears step right up! For tis time for yet another episode of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness Ahmed Johnson wrestle one match for every set of knee-pads! watch as Jerry Lawler talks crap about any and every sport that isn't pro wrestling! See the Rock and Sock Connection when Rock's finisher was still a cross body! And see the true stars of tonight's show, 5 empty front row seats!
We reviewed WWF's In Your House 15: A Cold Day in Hell!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! rest your eyes and listen as we discuss the very first, and similarly to Star Wars Retroactively numbered, WrestleMania! See the likes of Superstar Special Delivery Jones and Maniac Matt Borne! Hear Baby-face Andre The Giant talk about his desire to retire! And see a son totally overshadowed by his legendary father... Bruno Samartino.
This week its our CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! All Christmas All the time. We have clips as old as 1976 to as new as 2004. Welcome the the Christmas show. Highlights include a Lonely Italian man, Bobby Heenan as Santa Clause with Roddy Piper, The very first, and I believe last, Topless Top Rope Match in WWE history, And of course, you bet we have the Christmas Creature!
Welcome, Sit down, and Enjoy a Festive episode of the Golden Age of Grappling!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To another edition of THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING! Witness the Post-Hogan wasteland that was the WWF in 1993! See Survivor Series Classic Matches involving the likes of Ludvig Borga! Adam Bomb! and Marty Jannetty! Learn the history of Thanksgiving from the sears-catalog-cover-Lugar family! And watch Shawn Michaels team with three un-named Knights to take on retired former wrestler hart brothers!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we go back to the very first "Biggest Party of the Summer!" Witness the deployment of the Megapowers secret weapon! Be perplexed by the confusion that is Ken Patera! And TWO, count 'em, TWO road warrior rip-off tag teams!
Welcome to All! Big and small, young and old! All MAY ENTER! For this week we are going wayyyyy back all the way to 1985. Back before the WWE really had this whole Pay-Per-View thing figured out. Witness a 16 man tournament with less clean finishes than a 15 year old dishwasher. And see Roddy Piper take on Hulk Hogan for the WWF World Championship!