Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To another splendid edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we drop into the crazy world that was WWF's 1997. Baby-face/Heel dynamics are geography-based! Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart still really hate each other! The entire Hart family, along with In-Law extensions, are offended at once! Vince McMahon still thinks he's a decent announcer! All that plus our thoughts on AEW Dynamite, NXT, and the big return of Smackdown to terrestrial television.
So join us, as we review WWF's One Night Only from 1997!
Welcome One! Welcome All! To the WWE’s Biggest Party of the year SUMMERFEST! And we’re jumping back to the Uber-patriotic 2005!?? Witness the majesty that is Shark-Eyes Kurt Angle vs Eugene! The Immortal Hulk Hogan takes on the Icon Shawn Michaels! Chris Jericho can’t say tongue twisters! The “Divas Division” just… Isn’t! Tazz is Fuhstrated! Matt Hardy is betrayed and concussed! “J.R. & Co” can’t stop bringing the show back to politics! And we witness the very first ever Custody of a Child match!
Welcome One! Welcome All! To another astounding edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we dive into the Summer of VINCE! Mr McMahon is the center of everything on the very first Smackdown Pay Per View! An Affair with Sable! Bullying a one legged boy-wrestler! And ready to show off his #SophisticatedProduct with a match loaded with Blood and Guts and Crap! But wait there’s more! Baby Cena vs Big EVIL in a respect battle! Eddie Guerrero vs Chris Benoit in an amazing opener! And sooo much more!
So join us as we review WWE's Vengeance from July of 2003!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Inbetweeners, House Pets if your owner doesn’t do earbuds at home... WELCOME! To another Edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week bear witness to the love-pentagon that was Regal, Tajiri, Stone Cold, Kurt angle, and the object of all of their affection, Vince "Mr" McMahon! The Invasion is in full swing, WCW even has announcers, graphics and matches during the show! And team Xtreme might be the most over thing in the company!
Its a wild time as we reviewed WWF's SmackDOWN Episode #98 from July 5th of 2001!
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.
This week! The Attitude Era becomes Self-aware! We keep it classy with Pete Rose and Jennifer Flowers!The Legion of Doom buy new Goalie pads! Sgt Slaughter refuses to allow his estranged daughter Chyna to date Triple H! Sable Powerbombs her way into the hearts of millions! The Brothers of Destruction Collide! And Stone Cold Steve Austin is crowned World Champion!
Welcome ladies and gentlemen, for another fantastic edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve into the “enhancement Match” and Promo-fest that was WWF Superstars! Meet legends like Sonny Blaze, Von Krus, and Matt and Jeff’s Cool uncle Barry Hardy! Repo Man is battling the British Bulldogs ability to deliver the same promo every time! Papa Shongo has cursed the Ultimate Warrior with a mom haircut! and the Mountie has souped up his Shock Stick to possible lethal levels!
So join us as we review WWF Superstars from May 9th and 16th of 1992!
Hear ye hear ye! Step right up and listen to another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve headfirst into the era of Hulkamania! Its 1986 and while the Hulksters on a cocaine and steroid fueled rampage from city to city, the WWF teamed up with national television network NBC to produce a series of wrestling specials, This week we look at the fifth time they did such a special! Witness the glory that is Adorable Adrian Adonis vs the Junk Yard Dog! And Roddy Piper Spitting and whipping Mr T after attacking him post Boxing match!
So join us, as we reviewed WWF's Saturday Night's Main Event from March of 1986!
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 the fans are going… well there aren’t any fans… Its an Empty Arena Match! Rock Vs Mankind for the WWF World Championship! But first, Vince McMahon will have you sit through a two Heel vs Heel matches! deal with Shane’s bad-guy announcer schtick! and listen to Xpac promos! That will for sure bring in the NFL fans!
We reviewed the one and only Halftime Heat from 1999!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Inbetweeners, and Dogs whose owners listen over their Alexas... Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness one of the most jam-packed episodes of Raw possibly ever. The Arrival of Cactus Jack! The Heel Hart Foundation in full swing! Douche-bag Shawn Michaels, Goldust, Marlena and so...so much more.
This week we reviewed WWF Raw episode 226 from September 22nd 1997!
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!
Welcome One Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week our Summerfest Celebration continues! As we welcome THE NEW GENERATION! to the first show in the BRAND NEW United Center in Chicago! Country Vs Rap Music! Brother Vs Brother! Undertaker Vs Underfaker! A Soft-rock chill British Bulldog! And an Uber-Evil Jim The Anvil Neidhart!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Step right up for another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we witness the prolonged death of WCW! DDP learns what happen when you stalk The Undertakers wife Sara! Test becomes the mouthpiece of the Dudley Boyz! Jericho points out obvious plastic surgery! The Bookend Vs The Rock Bottom is tested! And the WWF falls into a pit of bad finishes!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Join us as we discover the debut of Biker Undertaker! Triple H has begun mixing his faction with family! Stephanie as the Women's Champion at the age of 24! And Gerald Brisco's exhaustive time as the WWF Hardcore Champion!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and girls and stars of USA's Pacific Blue! Step right up to the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we travel back to 1998, when wrestling was hot! Ratings were high! And adult content warnings were necessary! Witness Shane McMahon's on screen debut! Multiple boob flashes and references! Droz is gonna... he's gonna... PUUUKE!!! and Stone Cold giving the least effort possible!
We ReVIEWED ThE VeRY FiRST EpISODE Of WwF SuNDAY NiGHT HeAT FrOM 1998!
Welcome one, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, we dive into the mess that was ECW in 2007! Watch a very young John Morrison deliver a few terrible promos! See the feud everyone was clambering for Big Daddy V vs The Boogeyman! Kelly Kelly continues her career long story-line of liking good guys while being attached to bad guys! And CM Punk finally is crowned ECW champion!
We reviewed WWE's ECW Episode 64 and 65 from 2007!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! By Royal Decree of the Dukes of the Deep-Midwest! All shall be invited to the Golden Age Backlash Ball! Royal's and Commoners, Knights and Squires, ALL ARE WELCOME! Witness Her Majesty, the Duchess of Queensbury, as she presides over a fantastic bout of athleticism between his Lordship William Regal and the Ayatollah of Rock'n'Rolla Y-2-J! A 6-man Battle as the Princes of Dudleyville take on the peasant-mercenary faction known as the X-factor! And a feral, animalistic, match with Hardcore Title ramifications as the intelligent and crafty Raven takes on the Impregnable Beast known as Rhyno!
Listen as we discuss all of this and more in our review of WWF's Backlash 2001!