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Episode 44: Speed Bump

The one and only Mothership has touched down again for another jam packed episode of the Superpodcast!  Joining The Great Brian Last this week in the co-host chair is John McAdam.  Featured this week:

– Part three of our talk with Richard Vicek about the history of the Chicago Wrestling Club.  We listen to and discuss rare audio, including interviews from Bill Watts, Ray Stevens, a young Dusty Rhodes, Larry Hennig and more!

– We pay tribute to the late Don Bass, who just recently passed away.  Jim Cornette joins the show again to discuss his memories of working with Don.  Also, Don’s longtime tag team partner and friend Roger Smith (The Assassin, Dirty Rhodes) discusses Don’s recent battle with cancer and shares some warm memories of his fallen friend.

– John Arezzi tells us about the secret to getting ringside tickets to Madison Square Garden in the 1970’s, as well as the fan scene around the Garden.  We also hear a humorous story of John’s night out with Andre The Giant & Mr. Fuji.

– The Top Ten touches on many topics this week, as TGBL & John talk about Gino Hernandez & Chris Adams, Rick Steamboat’s family man run, wether Larry Zbyszko could have had a strong run against Bob Backlund, the lack of charisma of Al Madril & Brian Adias, Paul Heyman’s late night hotel shenanigans, Andre or Orndorff at Wrestlemania 3 and more.  Also, Jim Cornette watches Mighty Joe Thunder!

All of that plus the Giant Leprechaun, John’s near fight with Vince Russo, Dennis Of The Week and much more!

Book of the Week:

Time Stamps:

  • Superuniverse Top 10 (0:02:52)
  • Fantasy Booking (1:24:38)
  • Here & There (1:31:59)
  • John Arezzi on MSG (1:52:21)
  • Jim Cornette on Don Bass (2:12:02)
  • Roger Smith on Don Bass (2:18:41)
  • Richard Vicek on Chicago Wrestling (2:42:45)

 
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Episode 38: Numero Uno

The Superpodcast is back with another action packed episode, as The Great Brian Last is joined by Kurt Brown, California indie wrestling’s Vandal Drummond, for a fun wrestling talk.  On this week’s show:

– Part two of our conversation with Jeanie Clarke, author of the new book “Through The Shattered Glass.”  Jeanie talks about a number of topics, including the incident that ruined the relationship between Chris Adams & Steve Austin, her short run in WCW as Lady Blossom, what inspired Steve Austin’s 3:16 interview at King Of The Ring, how Vince McMahon treated her and much more.

– Dan Severn returns for another Dennis Of The Week segment.  This week Dan talks about the rib that was played on one of Dennis’ young wrestlers, his locker room confrontation with Dory Funk, his match with Steven Regal and how he would like to see Dennis Coralluzzo remembered.

– TGBL & Kurt talk about a number of wild topics, including Chris Colt, Kurt’s memories of being in the Omni for the Ole Anderson turn on Dusty Rhodes in 1980, Mil Mascaras, Diamond Timothy Flowers, Mike Lano’s tall tales and more!

Book of the Week:
“’Through The Shattered Glass’” by Jeanie Clark

Time Stamps:

– Superuniverse Top Ten (0:09:30)

– Here And There (1:26:04)

– Dennis Of The Week with Dan Severn (2:01:07)

– Discussion (2:24:09)

– Jeanie Clarke (2:26:52)

 

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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.