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!
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 as we trip back to the Wastelands known as WWE programming in early 2012! Join our hero the pale vault dweller and long time champion CM Punk as he battles the Caesar Johnny Ace and his head legionnaire Dotunga. Listen as Michael Cole repeatedly gets offended at the word Woman being used and insists on the much less degrading and insulting term DIVA. And remember when the potential mayor of a Tennessee county started an Embrace Hate campaign?
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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls and Inbetweeners! Welcome! to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness the tragic breakup of Sweet Sapphire and Dusty Rhodes! The Big Bossman being inserted into 3 story-lines! Roddy Piper on commentary! And anyone and everyone speaking on microphones! Seriously, a third of this show is promo-time.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Pubes and Grays, Boys, Girls, Others, All are welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness a show BURSTING at the edges with interesting match-ups... Umaga vs Eugene, John Cena vs Sabu, and RVD vs Edge! Mid-2000's edginess... Umaga vs EUGENE, Oil Rubs, and swearing at handicapped kids! And way... WAY TOO MUCH Man-Ass.
Welcome One, Welcome All! Its time for yet another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week see the death of Hulkamania! See Brett Hart win the "first ever" king of the Ring tournament to become the two time King of the Ring! See the Hawaiian Krush get distracted by crusty the clown! Its tournament time!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls of all ages! Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness the original Eugene, E-Vad Sullivan continue the wrestling trope of winning a woman for a night through a competition! Witness the technical mastery of Hacksaw Jim Duggan as he attempts to wrestle the blow-up-doll-filled-with-sand Sgt Craig Pittman! And discover the sad tale of Aldi-Brand Ultimate Warrior THE RENEGADE as he wins the TV Championship from Arn Anderson. Yeah, it ain't good!
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 Brothers and Sisters, Let us bow our heads and raise our voices to the heavens. For it is Episode 33, And This was WCW Monday Night Nitro in the fall of 2000. Listen as the guys recount the first part of this crazy time in WCW. Russo challenges Booker T to a cage match for the WCW World's Heavyweight Championship, Howard Stern's Wack-Pack talked about half naked women, and Kevin Nash was mentoring an entire baseball team's worth of PowerPlant graduates.
Welcome One, Welcome ALL to the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight RIGHT HERE in YOUR Earholes! (Cheap Pop) Witness the Face Licking, Rule Changing, Bossman Cheering, Teeth Gritting, Vince Growling royal rumble of 1992! Its a stacked roster, and an even more stacked episode of the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast!