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Episode 103: I Use Nikon

The MOTHERSHIP has landed! It’s time for another episode of the 6:05 Superpodcast! Join The Great Brian Last for this packed episode, featuring:

– Bertrand Hebert returns to the show to discuss his newest book, The Eighth Wonder Of The World: The True Story Of Andre The Giant! Bertrand reveals how he and Pat Laprade researched Andre’s life and career back to the beginning, shattering several myths along the way!

– Geoff Winningham joins the show to talk about the new edition of his landmark book, Friday Night In The Coliseum! Geoff reveals how was able to document Houston wrestling from a vantage point few outsiders had ever had! Geoff talks of his relationships with Paul Boesch, the wrestlers and the fans in Houston!

– Steve Verrier is with us to discuss the life and times of Gene Kiniski! This talk touches on the former NWA Champion’s early days, championship run, personal life and much more!

– Brad Balukjian joins the show to discuss his book The Wax Pack, as well as his attempt to write the biography of The Iron Sheik! We hear about how Brad got to know the Iron Sheik, including traveling with him to his induction into the WWE Hall Of Fame, as well as what life with the Sheik was like! Ultimately, we find out why Brad’s project didn’t come to fruition in this illuminating talk!

– Popular co-host & guest Howard Baum is back to discuss his recent day with Pat Patterson!

– We have classic 50th State Big Time Wrestling audio from March 1, 1969, featuring Wahoo McDaniel, Ripper Collins, Nick Bockwinkel, Toru Tanaka, Ed Francis, Lord James Blears, Rocky Montero, Tex McKenzie and Handsome Johnny Barend!

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Book(s) Of The Week:
Eight Wonder Of The World by Bertrand Hebert & Pat Laprade
Friday Night In The Coliseum by Geoff Winningham
The Wax Pack by Brad Balukjian
Gene Kiniski by Steve Verrier

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Time Stamps:

  • Howard Baum on Pat Patterson (0:01:19)
  • 50th State Wrestling audio from March 1, 1969 (0:50:09)
  • Steve Verrier on Gene Kiniski (1:15:57)
  • Brad Balukjian on The Iron Sheik (2:07:43)
  • Geoff Winningham on Houston Wrestling (2:50:47)
  • Bertrand Hebert on Andre The Giant (3:52:52)

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Associate Producer:  Jayce Naccarato

6:05 Superpodcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Holiday Special: Opening Day Star Wars 2020 – Extra Innings

Opening Day Star Wars wasn’t the end – it’s time for more wrestling & baseball talk with Extra Innings of this 6:05 Superpodcast Star Wars special!

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Minimal Edits! 

As always, Thank You to all the 605’ers for your continued support of the MOTHERSHIP!

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Follow the show on Twitter at @605pod, as well as Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
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Episode 101: Burlesque

The MOTHERSHIP has landed and it is time for another edition of the 6:05 Superpodcast! Join The Great Brian Last for this episode, featuring:

– Scott Teal joins the shows to discuss his time on the Cauliflower Alley Club’s executive board. As Executive Vice President of the CAC, Scott experienced the good and the bad of the organization, leading to his eventual resignation. Find out what happened and why Scott won’t be returning to the annual Vegas convention & reunion!

– Hustler Rip Rogers returns to discuss the late Izzy Slapowitz. Rip remembers when they first met while working for the Culkins and how they met up again in ICW, and talks about the inner workings of the Poffo’s ICW In telling the story of Izzy!

– Roger Smith is back on the show to remember his tag partner Randy Colley. From teaming as Assassins to the development of the Demolition gimmick, and from Pensacola to Memphis, Roger shares his memories of his friend!

– Howard Baum is back this week, sharing his thoughts on modern wrestling!  Plus TGBL & Howard review the recently unearthed autobiography of The Hangman!

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Book Of The Week:
The books of Crowbar Press

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Time Stamps:

  • Howard Baum (0:01:16)
  • Roger Smith (1:14:15)
  • Rip Rogers (1:29:57)
  • Scott Teal (2:10:35)

Follow the show on Twitter at @605pod, as well as Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
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Episode 100: Part One

The MOTHERSHIP has landed!  Celebrate four years of the 6:05 Superpodcast with Part One of Episode 100!  Join The Great Brian Last for this packed extravaganza, featuring:

– The Top Ten & In The News with Jim Cornette!

– Historian George Schire returns to reveal the real origin story of the AWA World Championship, putting to rest the debate about who was the first champion!

– An update on the search for Yomamba The Jungle Savage with listeners Ed Demko & Stephen Javorsky!

– Jeff Bowdren is back to talk about his run in the Observer as Bowdren The Booker, which is the subject of his latest book, our Book Of The Week, They Call Me Booker!

– Messages left on the Superpodcast Hotline!

– Plus TGBL & Jim talk collecting & much more!

*Part Two debuts Tomorrow Night!  Guests include Sean Waltman, Mike O’Hara, Fumi Saito, Jerry Grey & Kurt Brown!

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Book Of The Week:
They Call Me Booker! by Jeff Bowdren

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Time Stamps:

  • The Top Ten (0:14:11)
  • In The News with Jim Cornette (1:20:20)
  • Yomamaba Update with Ed Demko & Stephen Javorsky (1:57:52)
  • George Schire (2:15:54)
  • Book Of The Week with Jeff Bowdren (2:43:55)
  • Superpodcast Hotline Messages (3:09:59)

Follow the show on Twitter at @605pod, as well as Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
Make sure to like the official Superpodcast Facebook page.
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Subscribe by adding 605feed.com to your preferred podcast app, or our iTunes link.
The official show wiki, a constant work in progress, is available at 6:05 Superpodcast Wiki.

Holiday Special: Earthquake / Independence Day Star Wars 2019

The 6:05 Superpodcast was celebrating America’s birthday with another edition of Star Wars, when the show was deemed “awful” by The Great Brian Last!  A make-up edition of Star Wars was quickly planned and things got seismic when the Southern California earthquake hit in the middle of the recording.  It’s the most shaky Star Wars in 6:05 history!

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Minimal Edits! 

As always, Thank You to all the 605’ers for your continued support of the MOTHERSHIP!

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Please support Ramseur Records by visiting their online store and using the promo code “605” at checkout to save 20%!

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Follow the show on Twitter at @605pod, as well as Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
Make sure to like the official Superpodcast Facebook page.
Official Superpodcast merchandise is now available.
To make ongoing monthly donations to the Superpodcast, you can go to our Patreon page.
You can also make PayPal donations to Brian.
Subscribe by adding 605feed.com to your preferred podcast app, or our iTunes link.
The official show wiki, a constant work in progress, is available at 6:05 Superpodcast Wiki.

Episode 98: Atomic Dog

Surprise Surprise Surprise!  The MOTHERSHIP has landed and it’s time for another super sized episode of the 6:05 Superpodcast!  Join The Great Brian Last for this extravaganza, featuring:

– Jody Simon, aka Joe Malenko, joins the show to talk about the tribute he spearheaded for the Fort Homer Hesterly Armory in Tampa!  We also talk Knoxville, Karl Gotch, Eddie Graham, workouts with fans, and, of course, his father, the Great Malenko!

– Cowboy Scott Casey is here this week to discuss his career & his new book, our Book Of The Week, One Last Ride: The Tale Of Cowboy Scott Casey!  We talk Blood Circus, Wahoo McDaniel, Eddie Mansfield, Southwest Wrestling, The Funks, Jim Barnett & more!  Plus, Scott answers the question as to whether or not he left wrestling to become a gigolo!

– Ricardo Coleman joins us to discuss the rise & fall of the Junkyard Dog & Mid South Wrestling in New Orleans!

– Mike Mills returns to the show to discuss the wrestling career of high school football legend Marcus Dupree!

– From April 1983, we hear classic audio of Buddy Rogers & Rocky Johnson on Philadelphia radio with Rod Luck!

– Plus Scott Cornish, Howard Baum, Mike Sempervive, Jerry Grey, a crazy Jim Duggan promo, Kal Rudman talk, an analysis of Jimmy Snuka’s psychobabble, Marti Funk hijinks, thoughts on Hannibal & more!

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Book Of The Week:
One Last Ride: The Tale Of Cowboy Scott Casey by Cowboy Scott Casey

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Time Stamps:

  • Scott Cornish & Howard Baum (0:00:30)
  • Mike Mills on Marcus Dupree (0:34:46)
  • Mike Sempervive (0:52:01)
  • Ricardo Coleman on Junkyard Dog (1:16:30)
  • Jerry Grey (1:54:22)
  • Buddy Rogers & Rocky Johnson on Philadelphia radio (2:08:40)
  • Cowboy Scott Casey (2:45:43)
  • Jody Simon (3:40:13)

Follow the show on Twitter at @605pod, as well as Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
Make sure to like the official Superpodcast Facebook page.
Official Superpodcast merchandise is now available.
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Subscribe by adding 605feed.com to your preferred podcast app, or our iTunes link.
The official show wiki, a constant work in progress, is available at 6:05 Superpodcast Wiki.

The 6:05 Superpodcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 97: Revenge Of The Nerds

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!

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Book Of The Week:
Professional Wrestling In The Pacific Northwest by Steve Verrier

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Time Stamps:

  • Top Ten (0:48:46)
  • Here & There (2:01:11)
  • Mike O’Gorman (2:09:38)
  • Jerry Grey (2:27:38)
  • Classic Audio from 1964 Los Angeles (3:03:35)
  • Les Thatcher (3:38:49)

Follow the show on Twitter at @605pod, as well as Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
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The official show wiki, a constant work in progress, is available at 6:05 Superpodcast Wiki.

The 6:05 Superpodcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 96: Good Looking Wool

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!

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Book Of The Week:
Gene Kiniski: Canadian Wrestling Legend by Steve Verrier

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Time Stamps:

  • Top Ten (0:33:53)
  • Pandemonium Theatre (2:05:21)
  • John Arezzi on Pedro Morales in MSG (2:21:09)
  • Kevin Sullivan (3:07:06)
  • In The News with Jim Cornette (3:39:56)

Follow the show on Twitter at @605pod, as well as Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
Make sure to like the official Superpodcast Facebook page.
Official Superpodcast merchandise is now available.
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The official show wiki, a constant work in progress, is available at 6:05 Superpodcast Wiki.

The 6:05 Superpodcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Holiday Special: New Year’s Star Wars 2018

Happy New Year!

The 6:05 Superpodcast ushers in 2019 with another special Holiday Star Wars extravaganza!

No Segments!

No Time Stamps!

No Plugs!

Minimal Edits! 

On behalf of the 6:05 Superpodcast, Arcadian Vanguard & the Last Family, THANK YOU to all the 605’ers for making 2018 our biggest year yet!

The best is yet to come!

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Follow the show on Twitter at @605pod, as well as Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
Make sure to like the official Superpodcast Facebook page.
Official Superpodcast merchandise is now available.
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Subscribe by adding 605feed.com to your preferred podcast app, or our iTunes link.
The official show wiki, a constant work in progress, is available at 6:05 Superpodcast Wiki.

The 6:05 Superpodcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Holiday Special: Christmas Star Wars 2018

Season’s Greetings from the 6:05 Superpodcast!

It’s time for the 2018 edition of The Mothership’s annual holiday extravaganza: Christmas Star Wars!

No Top Ten

No Interviews

No Segments

No Time Stamps

No EDITS!

Just The Great Brian Last and several of your favorite Superpodcast co-hosts shooting the breeze!

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Support Jerry Grey’s cancer battle by making a donation to https://www.gofundme.com/527hg2g!

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Follow the show on Twitter at @605pod, as well as Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
Make sure to like the official Superpodcast Facebook page.
Official Superpodcast merchandise is now available.
To make ongoing monthly donations to the Superpodcast, you can go to our Patreon page.
You can also make PayPal donations to Brian.
Subscribe by adding 605feed.com to your preferred podcast app, or our iTunes link.
The official show wiki, a constant work in progress, is available at 6:05 Superpodcast Wiki.

The 6:05 Superpodcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network