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Episode 83: Rat Poison

THE MOTHERSHIP!  The 6:05 Superpodcast is back with another loaded episode!  Join The Great Brian Last for this far out trip, featuring:

– Jerry Grey joins the show again, this time in the co-host chair!  The Golden Boy shares some truly amazing and wild stories, including possibly the all-time craziest Jake Roberts story!  Jerry talks about living with Jake & Gene Anderson, chasing money Jake owed him, Dick Slater’s wife, receiving counterfeit money from Blackjack Mulligan & more!  To support Jerry’s cancer battle, please go to https://www.gofundme.com/527hg2g!

– Ron Fuller, host of the Studcast, returns to the show to discuss Southeastern and Continental Wrestling and the advances those companies made in television production for wrestling programming.  Ron explains how he went about creating the Southeastern show along with Les Thatcher, as well as why the NWA would ask him to speak to other members about what he was doing.  The Stud also goes into detail about the switch to Continental, from the changing look of the show to hiring Gordon Solie!  This conversation is packed with interesting tidbits!

– John Hitchcock returns with another installment of Front Row Section D!  This week, John talks about the anger he caused Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff!

– Wrestling historian Tom Burke is back to discuss his experience with, and knowledge of, the wrestling magazines.  Tom explains who the players were and reveals what Bert Randolph Sugar said when he took over The Ring’s Wrestling.  Tom also has some Chris Colt news, as well as a story about Dr. Mike Lano!

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Book Of The Week:

Crazy Like A Fox: The Definitive Chronicle Of Brian Pillman by Liam O’Rourke

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Time Stamps:

  • Jerry Grey (0:01:10)
  • Front Row Section D with John Hitchcock (1:13:08)
  • Tom Burke (1:40:20)
  • Ron Fuller (2:22:11)

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 support the show, please consider using our Amazon referral link (UK) (CA), which doesn’t cost you anything extra, as well as doing a free trial of Amazon Prime or Kindle Unlimited through us, which we still get a referral fee for even if you cancel right away.
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

Episode 81: Squeegee

As cries of “The Mothership!” ring out over the land, the 6:05 Superpodcast has returned with another packed show!  The Great Brian Last is joined by John McAdam, making his return to the co-host chair, for this edition of The Only Podcast That Matters, featuring:

– Defense attorney Mickey Sherman joins the show to discuss defending the Iron Sheik after a 1985 incident at a gas station.  Mickey explains what happened and the unique approach he took to ensure his client was seen by the court in a good light.  We also hear Mickey’s memories about the Iron Sheik’s 1987 arrest with Jim Duggan, where he once again defended the former WWF Champion.   We play classic audio from the 1985 promos Mickey filmed for the court, featuring Lou Albano, Bobby Heenan, Fred Blassie, Cyndi Lauper & Gene Okerlund!

– John Hitchcock returns this week with another installment of Front Row Section D!  John’s story this week concerns the final event WCW ran in Greensboro, the night of the squeegee!  John explains the original squeegee incident and how it inspired him to create something special for this event.  As always with Hitch, this is a fun ride!

– We have another edition of the popular “What If?” segment with TGBL & David Bixenspan!  Topics discussed include Gino Hernandez, Antonio Inoki, Continental, Jerry Lawler, Dusty Rhodes, Dynamite Kid & more!

– Allan Blackstock returns this week to once again give his opinion on a controversial topic, as he explains why he thinks Bruiser Brody is overrated!

– John McAdam presents his list of the top ten wrestlers who would have been better than Harley Race as the NWA Champion between 1977 & 1981!  Plus, TGBL & McAdam discuss the Ric Flair 30 For 30, Thunderbolt Patterson, Bruiser Brody, Great American Bash 1991, The Horsemen & more!

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Book Of The Week:

How Can You Defend Those People? by Mickey Sherman

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Time Stamps:

  • Allan Blackstock on Bruiser Brody (1:02:42)
  • “What If?” with David Bixenspan (1:32:12)
  • Front Row Section D with John Hitchcock (2:12:13)
  • Classic Audio of WWF Personalities Talking About The Iron Sheik (2:43:50)
  • Mickey Sherman (2:51:34)

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 support the show, please consider using our Amazon referral link (UK) (CA), which doesn’t cost you anything extra, as well as doing a free trial of Amazon Prime or Kindle Unlimited through us, which we still get a referral fee for even if you cancel right away.
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

Episode 79: How Is This Legal?

The Superpodcast returns with another packed episode!  Hop on The Mothership this week, as The Great Brian Last & Howard Baum guide you on this wild journey, featuring:

– Bobby Fulton returns to the show for a fun conversation touching on many topics, including World Class in Israel, Eric Embry, Andre The Giant, Ken Mantel, and some crazy stories about Dale “TNT” Mann!

– John Hitchcock is back with another riotous installment of Front Row Section D!  This week, John talks about Magnum T.A. & Dusty Rhodes and why they weren’t so happy with his signs!

– After going through the Superpodcast audio archives, we finally air an interview with Dan Severn, former UFC & NWA Champion, that took place a while back and never aired due to audio issues.  In this talk, Dan discusses the early days of No Holds Barred fighting, his early battles in the UFC, Ken Shamrock, going to the WWF, the Brawl For All and more!

– We revisit an earlier conversation with Marty Gold, airing the first portion of his interview from Episode 64 of the 6:05 Superpodcast, which had previously been edited out of that episode.  This portion of our talk deals with Marty’s early days in and around wrestling in Manitoba!

– TGBL & Howard talk about numerous nutty topics, including a letter from Malka’s boyfriend, classic angry feedback from a patriotic photo collector, Steve Keirn, The Tonga Kid, Norman Dooley, the 1985 Tag Team Of The Year award ceremony & more!

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Book Of The Week:

Front Row Section D by John Hitchcock
&
The Realest Guy In The Room by Dan Severn

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Time Stamps:

  • Marty Gold (1:04:00)
  • Front Row Section D with John Hitchcock (1:22:56)
  • Bobby Fulton (1:55:58)
  • Dan Severn (3:02:40)

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 support the show, please consider using our Amazon referral link (UK) (CA), which doesn’t cost you anything extra, as well as doing a free trial of Amazon Prime or Kindle Unlimited through us, which we still get a referral fee for even if you cancel right away.
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

Episode 78: Corky Dan

It’s time to let out your best Dr. Jerry Graham war cry, as the Mothership has touched down once again!  This week on the 6:05 Superpodcast, The Great Brian Last is joined by popular co-host Kurt Brown (aka Vandal Drummond) for a super packed show, featuring:

– Part two of our conversation with Kevin Sullivan, going over Kevin’s turn to the darkside in Florida.  Kevin explains how Gordon Solie and Blackjack Mulligan helped establish him as the lead heel after many years as a babyface.  We hear the rationale behind some of Kevin’s interviews.  We also discuss underrated bookers and Bob Roop’s attempts to steal promotions.

– In The News with Jim Cornette returns!  This week, TGBL & Jim look at stories about Wahoo McDaniel, Mr. Moto, stolen wrestling rings & more!

– John Hitchcock makes his debut on the Superpodcast, sharing stories of the famed Front Row Section D in Greensboro.  This week, John talks about the night that he and his friends christened the Four Horsemen with the name we all know them by!

– Popular segment “What If?” returns this week, with TGBL & Bix answering listener inquires about Paul Heyman, Jerry Lawler, Sgt. Slaughter, Barry Windham, Ricky Steamboat, Mid South & World Class!

Plus TGBL & Kurt talk about Dr. Jerry Graham, Manami Toyota, Don Muraco, Norman Dooley, Gene Kiniski & much more!

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Book Of The Week:

Front Row Section D by John Hitchcock

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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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Time Stamps:

  • “What If?” with David Bixenspan (1:12:06)
  • In The News with Jim Cornette (2:06:03)
  • Front Row Section D with John Hitchcock (2:38:44)
  • Kevin Sullivan part two (3:12:39)

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 support the show, please consider using our Amazon referral link (UK) (CA), which doesn’t cost you anything extra, as well as doing a free trial of Amazon Prime or Kindle Unlimited through us, which we still get a referral fee for even if you cancel right away.
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