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Episode 88: Chinese Democracy

Just when you thought it was safe, THE MOTHERSHIP has landed! Join The Great Brian Last and co-host Howard Baum for this packed episode of the 6:05 Superpodcast, featuring:

– Wrestling historian & journalist Fumi Saito joins the show again to discuss the early days of Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki.  TGBL & Fumi talk about how Baba & Inoki were both hand-picked by Rikidozan, yet had very different experiences.  We hear about Toyonobori’s role in history, the formation of Tokyo Pro Wrestling, the Baba & Inoki tag tea, the eventual formation of All Japan and New Japan & more!

– Jeff Walton returns to discuss some of the men who held the WWA World Title in the 1960’s.  Once considered one of wrestling’s major world championships, the Los Angeles based title was worn by some of wrestling’s biggest stars.  We hear about Mark Lewin, Pedro Morales, the night Bearcat Wright decided to double cross Fred Blassie & more!

– Jerry Grey is back, sharing more of his tales from his years on the road.  Jerry discusses getting to know Bruiser Brody, and why Brody was concerned in Japan.  We also hear some wild & crazy Steve “Dr. Death” Williams stories, Jerry’s thoughts on Grizzly Smith & more!

Plus the Top Ten with Hot Dog, The Handsome Boogie Man, The Magnificent One, Hiccuping Moolah & more!

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Book Of The Week:

Masked Decisions: The Triangular Life Of Dick “The Destroyer” “Dr. X” Beyer by Vincent Evans with Dick Beyer

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

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Time Stamps:

  • Top Ten (0:22:22)
  • Here & There (1:19:07)
  • Jerry Grey (1:28:59)
  • Jeff Walton (2:00:35)
  • Fumi Saito (2:47:02)

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

Holiday Special: Independence Day Star Wars 2018

The 6:05 Superpodcast is celebrating America’s birthday with another edition of Star Wars!

No Segments!

No Time Stamps!

Minimal Edits! 

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

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

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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 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.

Vader Special

The 6:05 Superpodcast takes a special look at the career & legacy of Vader!  The Great Brian Last is joined by John McAdam, host of the new podcast Stick To Wrestling, to discuss one of the greatest super heavyweight wrestlers of all time!  Plus Jim Cornette, David Bixenspan & Scott Cornish share their thoughts!

Time Stamps:

  • David Bixenspan (0:12:32)
  • Scott Cornish (0:55:47)
  • Jim Cornette (0:59:13)

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.
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.

Episode 87: Bow To The King

THE MOTHERSHIP!  The 6:05 Superpodcast has returned with another packed episode! This week, The Great Brian Last is joined by the host of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry, Jeff Bowdren, for a loaded show, featuring:

– In The News with Jim Cornette returns, where Jim & TGBL look over classic newspaper articles from wrestling’s past!

– In a special edition of the Superpodcast Roundtable, Bobby Fulton & Jerry Grey talk about their memories of working together in Mid South & Memphis.  We also hear about Bugsy McGraw, Terry Gordy being sued by Buddy Landel, Ohio wrestling history, Buzz Sawyer & more!

– Roy Lucier returns to the show to discuss his work to preserve the visual history of wrestling, as well as the recently unearthed footage of Spiros Arion’s WWWF heel turn on Bruno Sammartino & Jay Strongbow!

– In the lights out portion of the program, we have a second Superpodcast Roundtable, this one discussing the 2018 Cauliflower Alley convention with Howard Baum, Kurt Brown & Jayce Naccarato.  Find out all about this years get together, in this train wreck of a segment!

Plus, a special appearance by Hot Dog, a new Top Ten contender, a word about Buddha Khan & more!

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Book Of The Week:

Breaking Kayfabe: Dinner with the Legends of Wrestling by Jeff Bowdren

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

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Time Stamps:

  • Roy Lucier (0:11:07)
  • Superpodcast Roundtable with Bobby Fulton & Jerry Grey (0:28:42)
  • In The News with Jim Cornette (1:49:22)
  • Cauliflower Alley Roundtable with Kurt Brown, Howard Baum & Jayce Naccarato (2:44:46)

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 86: Nobody Knows

Jump aboard the MOTHERSHIP for another packed episode of the only podcast that matters, the 6:05 Superpodcast!  This week, The Great Brian Last is joined by popular co-host, wrestling humorist Scott Cornish, for a fun show, featuring:

– Dr. D David Schultz returns to the show for part three of our talk with him.  In this installment, David talks about his final days with the WWF, as well as what exactly happened between him and Mr. T!

– The Superpodcast Roundtable returns with Jerry Grey & Kurt Brown discussing the Pacific Northwest.  Buddy Rose, Roddy Piper, Elton Owen, Billy Jack Haynes, drugs & more are discussed!

– John Hitchcock returns this week with another installment of Front Row Section D, discussing the 1975 Mid Atlantic U.S. Title Tournament!  John also talks about Front Row Section D on tour, which was something that Dusty Rhodes did not want to see on his first night back in WCW!

– TGBL & Scott discuss the Andre The Giant documentary, how much heat the Dudleys had, old magazine headlines & more!  Plus the Top Ten with Hot Dog & Lasto, The Handsome Boogie Man, The Magnificent One, Hiccuping Moolah & much more!

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Book Of The Week:

Don’t Call Me Fake: The Real Story of Dr. D David Schultz by David Schultz with John Cosper

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

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Time Stamps:

  • Top Ten (0:21:29)
  • Front Row Section D with John Hitchcock (1:28:30)
  • Superpodcast Pacific Northwest Roundtable (2:08:17)
  • Dr. D David Schultz part three (3:18:45)

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

Bruno Sammartino Special

The 6:05 Superpodcast takes a special look at the life and career of the legendary Bruno Sammartino!

The Great Brian Last is joined by John McAdam, for this tribute to Bruno, with many voices lending their thoughts and memories!

Time Stamps:

  • Don Leo Jonathan  (0:14:50)
  • Cowboy Bill Watts (0:17:22)
  • Tom Burke (1:05:49)
  • Wayne St. Wayne (1:30:48)
  • Ed Lock (1:34:51)
  • Fumi Saito (1:37:16)
  • John Arezzi (2:04:29)
  • Kevin Sullivan (2:27:03)

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.

Episode 85: Mormon Giant

THE MOTHERSHIP is here!  It’s time for another packed episode of the only wrestling podcast that matters, the 6:05 Superpodcast! The Great Brian Last is joined by popular co-host Scott Cornish for this week’s festivities, featuring:

– The legendary Don Leo Jonathan joins the show to look back at his historic career.  Don Leo talks about his father, Brother Jonathan, and his memories of watching him wrestle as far back as the mid 1930’s.  Don Leo also shares his memories and thoughts about Jess McMahon, Rikidozan, Eddie Quinn, Giant Baba, Antonino Rocca, Killer Kowalski and more!  This is a rare chance to hear from someone who was a main eventer everywhere during wrestling’s golden age!

– Dr. D David Schultz returns to the show this week for part two of our discussion about his life and career, as well as his new book Don’t Call Me Fake!  In this installment, David talks about running into one of the Nasty Boys, Verne Gagne, Dennis Condrey, Phil Hickerson, and more!  The Doctor also talks about his experiences in Poland, and why some people just seem to mess with the wrong guy!

– Scott Teal joins the show again for his annual visit to discuss Crowbar Press!  Scott looks back at the many fine books he published in 2017 and gives us a sneak peak of what’s on the agenda for 2018!

– Jeff Walton is back this week, to discuss his experience in 1983 when he took over Vince McMahon’s programs & magazines.  This conversation gives some insight into exactly what Vince was planning as his national expansion kicked off!

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Book Of The Week:

Drawing Heat by Jim Freedman

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

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Time Stamps:

  • Jeff Walton (0:28:40)
  • Scott Teal (1:01:11)
  • Dr. D David Schultz (1:47:48)
  • Don Leo Jonathan (2:28:16)

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

A Conversation with Jerry Grey

This special edition of the 6:05 Superpodcast, A Conversation with Jerry Grey, began as an impromptu recording session for future segments on the show.  By the end of the recording, the decision was made for this to be a stand alone episode.

If you laugh, learn something, or simply enjoy Jerry Grey’s stories, then please consider donating to his gofundme page!  Now’s the time to help out!

Support Jerry’s cancer battle!
Please go to https://www.gofundme.com/527hg2g!

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 84: Plastic Surgery

Like an open hand slap to the head, the 6:05 Superpodcast is back!  This week, The Great Brian Last is joined by Dan Farren in the co-host chair for a packed episode, featuring:

– Dr. D David Schultz, author of our Book Of The Week “Don’t Call Me Fake,” joins the show for part one of a discussion about his career as both a wrestler and bounty hunter.  Dr. D explains exactly what a bounty hunter does and goes into detail about a few of his experiences finding bail jumpers.  Dr. D also talks about how he got started in wrestling, from being trained by Herb Welch to being smartened up.  We also hear exactly what happened with John Stossel’s lawsuit following his infamous run-in with the Doctor!

– Judge Richard Boner joins the show to discuss his time working as a lawyer in the 1980’s for Jim Crockett Promotions.  The Judge sheds some light on topics such as how Jim Crockett purchased his planes, how Andre The Giant was taken by a con artist, as well as the search for bootleg merchandise at the height of the company’s run!  A fun talk, with many small details sprinkled in that have never been reported before.

– Greg Oliver, author of the Pro Wrestling Hall Of Fame series of books and the man behind Slam Wrestling, debuts on the show to discuss everything from his 1980’s newsletter, The Canadian Wrestling Report, to his approach to covering

– Jerry Grey is back this week to discuss his tours with New Japan and working with the UWF crew after their return.  Jerry talks about what it was like to work against Akira Maeda & Yoshiaki Fujiwara, as well as which wrestler pissed off Fujiwara.  We also hear about Japan’s young boy system, Inoki’s slaps, Hiro Matsuda’s beer drinking gifts and much more!   To support Jerry’s cancer battle, please go to https://www.gofundme.com/527hg2g!

– TGBL & Dan discuss Los Angeles wrestling history, the search for lost footage, the WWF’s “Dan Farren” and much more!   Plus the Top Ten, Hot Dog, The Magnificent One & more!

THE ONLY PODCAST THAT MATTERS!

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Book Of The Week:

Don’t Call Me Fake: The Real Story of Dr. D David Schultz by David Schultz with John Cosper

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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:

  • Top Ten (0:09:33)
  • Jerry Grey (1:05:10)
  • Greg Oliver (1:21:25)
  • Judge Richard Boner (2:04:11)
  • Dr. D David Schultz part one (2:56:53)

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 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!

THE ONLY PODCAST THAT MATTERS!

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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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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:

  • 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