This week we once again look to “The Granddaddy of them all!” And like many Granddads Starrcade, has sadly passed on... (Although as of late there has been an unholy resurrection of the brand) ...But back to the subject at hand! THIS WEEK on the GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING! We're 6 months into the NWO and already Hulk Hogan is representing the retirement home branch of the brand as he takes on Rowdy Roddy Piper! Konan and Hugh Morris get manhandled by Woman! WCW Shows off their collection of play by play announcers! and we get a legitimately fantastic set of matches.
Join us this week as we reviewed WCW's Yearly tradition, Starrcade from 1996!
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! 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!
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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, NWO and WCW, Wolfpac and Black&White, ALL ARE WELCOME! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week Witness the height of the N.W.O! One of the best Promotional Heel turns! The WCW finally admitting to mispronouncing Ultimo as Ultimate! A misunderstood sting resorts to homing pigeons of questionable size to attempt to communicate with WCW officials! And like a sad childhood memory, the New World Order is left to Celebrate their Birthday a month late and with Papa Hogan absent!
We watched the very last WCW Clash of the Champions! Its Clash 35 from August of 1997!
Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys! Girls! Non-Binaries! Coke and Pepsi Prefer'ers! And anti-soda folks! All are welcome! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we venture to the heart of the attitude era! Its Mcmahon vs Austin and Damn all other story-lines cause they don't matter! Witness the very first female entrant into the Royal Rumble! See 3 members of DX in solo championship matches AND NONE OF THEM ARE HHH, HBK or Chyna! And listen to the dulcet tones of Michael Cole as he gets one of his earlier chances to unseat good ole JR!
We reviewed the WWF Royal Rumble 1999: No Chance in Hell!
Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we take a seasonal look at the the nightcap of the PPV-Expansion year! Witness the technical prowess of talents like Psycho Sid and Big Daddy Cool Diesel! Watch Ahmed Johnson attempt a live promo! The Undertaker's Urn smelted into a gold chain! Diana Hart-Smith's emmy-worthy ability to emote! And of course the Arkansas Hog Pen Match!
We reviewed WWF's In Your House 5: Season's Beatings!
Welcome one! Welcome All! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week see a show with two wasted debuts! Purposefully missed match finishes! Plot-holes like swiss cheese! And more apologizing announcers than the 3rd quarter of SuperBowl 38!
We reviewed WCW's Nitro #53 from September 16th 1996!
Welcome one, Welcome ALL! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we bear witness to WCW in the throws of their peak popularity and their love/hate relationship with the dreaded NEW WORLD ORDER! Hear the announcers not know long of a time limit applies to Television Championship matches! Listen as the super hot wrestlers in the WCW vs NWO feud are set aside so the world can get the NWO vs the 4 Horsemen! And a fun match between Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero for the cruiser-weight title opens the show so its definitely not ALL bad.
Hello and Welcome to the latest edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week visit with us the summer of 1998! Hear the vocal stylings of the Insane Clown Posse as they sing the oddities to the ring! Witness as Jeff Jarrett gets a Pre-hair-cut Hair-cut! hear a foul Mouthed Howard Finkel! Vince being unkind to Mankind! And an Out Cold Stone Cold! We reviewed WWF's SummerSlam 1998
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!
Brothers and Sisters, Gather close and hear the tale! Of the time the WWF took one of their minor PPVs to Winnipeg! Its a cold October in the great white north as Diesel and Razor headline this garbage fire of a show. Witness the premier of Gold Dust against the recently returned Marty Jannetty, And listen to the very second when Vince hatched his plan for fake diesel!
We reviewed the WWF's In Your House 4: The Great White North from 1995!
Step right Up, Come On Down, to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, witness the second trip to the land of action nonstop. As we travel back to the year of 2005, When the young AJ Styles battles for the NWA Heavyweight championship against the man with the guitar Jeff Jarrett. Also on the show a 20 man royal rumble! A heavy amount of audio editing to fix names TNA weren't legally able to use! And of course everyone's favorite baseball card pitch-man turned color commentator, DON WEST!
Come one come all! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! Step right up as we have a very special treat for you! Step back to the height of the Attitude Era! Complicated Story-lines, Special Referee Shenanigans, and a T-shirt that brings back quite a ridiculous memory from the mind of DP. Mankind Vs Rock, McMahon Vs Austin, and the never ending quest of Heel Men trying to keep women from showing their naked bodies!
Lots to discuss in this weeks show as we reviewed WWF's St. Valentines Day Massacre: In Your House 1999!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Witness the Death Defying stunts of a child who never felt he had his fathers approval. Listen as those same acts are forgotten merely 30 minutes later! Al Snow and Val Venus make rare appearences in the Managerial roles! Feel the Attitude™ in a Thong Stink Face match! And finally bear witness to the Kiss seen 30 times in a single Pay Per View!
Extra Extra! Check out this weeks brand new episode! The 1998 Survivor Series! The Deadly Games! Man Flips Birds at Rattlesnake! Hear it Here! Stolen Sock Recovered! WCW Legend Debutes in WWF! Extra! WWF Gets in over their heads and produces 14 match pay-per-view!