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Episode 11: Cornette Returns

Jim Cornette, wrestling renaissance man and author of Tuesday Night at the Gardens, rejoins David Bixenspan and The Great Brian Last for another edition of 6:05, the Superpodcast, covering a ton of old-school  wrestling topics including:

  • The Poffos’ ICW and seeing Randy Savage when he was the undiscovered best wrestler in the world…plus Jim confirms an urban legend about Savage. No, not that one.
  • Personal memories of Eddie Gilbert from the ’70s through just before Eddie’s passing in 1995.
  • The amazing video of various 1984 WWF personalities pleading with a judge to be lenient to the Iron Sheik and the book that tells the story.
  • STAN LANE’S WIG.
  • How Dennis Coralluzzo and Kenny Bolin became fast friends.

And much, MUCH more, including Jim watching/doing commentary on the video of Rock ‘n’ Roll Roy Toy, which we’ve synced up to the match:

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Episode 10: The Only Scottish Mongolian

It’s a supersized Superpodcast as David Bixenspan and The Great Brian Last memorialize the late, great Mongolian Stomper/Archie “The Stomper” Gouldie on top of all of the usual antics:

  • We take a historical look at the Wrestling Observer Newsletter’s annual awards.
  • Heath McCoy, the author of Pain and Passion: The History of Stampede Wrestling, joins us to talk about The Stomper’s legendary runs in Calgary.
  • Beau James returns to discuss the legacy of The Mongolian Stomper in Tennessee and the rest of the south.

And much more, including Dennis of the Week with special guest Al Getz.

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Episode 9: We’re Gettin’ Heat

David Bixenspan and The Great Brian Last set sail on the latest edition of the 6:05 Superpodcast to ruminate on a number of topics including:

And much more, including a different kind of Dennis of the Week covering Dennis Coralluzzo giving a speech to the NWA New Jersey locker room as well as the saga of “Sex Appeal” Ronnie Steele.

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Episode 8: Hang In There

David Bixenspan and The Great Brian Last embark on another edition of the 6:05 Superpodcast to ruminate on a number of topics including:

  • The ridiculous history of “pro wrestling legend” The Hangman/Bruce Pobanz.
  • Japanese wrestling magazines in general including some new ones that Bix just got.
  • The amazing tale of the giant pro wrestler who worked as a bodyguard for drug runner Jon Roberts from Cocaine Cowboys and American Desperado.
  • Listener requests.

And much more, including some of The Hangman’s most notable colleagues.

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Episode 7: The Connecticut of Kentucky

David Bixenspan and The Great Brian Last return for the first 6:05 Superpodcast of 2016 for something of a break in format, including:

  • 35 years ago in wrestling history.
  • Jerry Jarrett’s version of the “Dandy” Jack Donovan story from last week’s show.
  • Beau James joins us for follow-up on Mario Galento, east Tennessee territory thieving shenanigans, and RON WRIGHT VS. THE KU KLUX KLAN.
  • Tom Robinson drops in for an extended edition of Dennis of the Week.

And much more, including Brian’s introduction to the Jeep Swenson fan club.

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Episode 6: Stop the Murder

David Bixenspan and The Great Brian Last are back for the last show of 2015 to discuss some supremely ridiculous wrestling topics, including:

  • Jimmy Hart’s talents as a lyricist.
  • The amazing audio of Mario Galento exposing the business on Memphis radio in 1974 released on Beau James’ podcast.
  • The crazy story of Dandy Jack Donovan allegedly being ambushed by Tojo Yamamoto, Jackie Fargo, and Jerry Jarrett. (Jarrett’s version, which we found after we finished the show, is here)
  • Dark Journey being in the colonic business..

And much more, including the latest edition of of Dennis of the Week.

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Episode 5: The Master of Sex

David Bixenspan and The Great Brian Last return to discuss all sorts of random wrestling topics including:

  • Last week’s show with Jim Cornette.
  • The missing link in Brian’s 1995 SMW Fan Week story of fleeing a near-riot in Louisville.
  • Pro wrestling cards on holidays.
  • Brian paging through The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Pro Wrestling.
  • A delay in ending the show to discuss who owns what video libraries.

And much more, including the debut of Dennis of the Week.

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Episode 3: The Bar Mitzvah

6:05 (the Superpodcast?) is back as David Bixenspan and Brian Last discuss:

  • Brian’s tale of his bar mitzvah, where his mom booked Vince Russo. And then Vince Russo booked the bar mitzvah. Really.
  • An update onthe second(?) El Pibe Diez.
  • More WWE Network stuff.
  • Jerry Jarrett on Jim Cornette’s podcast.
  • Classic wrestling movie Body Slam.
  • How underrated is the Junkyard dog?

And much more!

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Episode 2: El Pibe Diez Dos

6:05 (the SuperPodcast!) returns as David Bixenspan and Brian Last discuss:

And much more! Including a trip to the dark side and a special bonus at the end.

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