PTB Classic: WrestleMania Roundtable from 2013

March 23, 2017

On the newest PTB Classic, we go back to pre-PTBN times to the WrestleMania Roundtable show. This classic roundtable took place right before the big WrestleMania 29 tailgate.

Scott and Justin are joined by Jeremy Nichols, Jason Greenhouse, Jordan Duncan & Chad Campbell as they discuss a myriad of WrestleMania topics, including biggest missed opportunities, biggest disappointments, greatest Wrestlemania performers and much, much more.

This episode is originally Place to Be Podcast #210.

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 442: Saturday Night’s Main Event III - 11/2/85

March 20, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are settled in the couch late into the night yet again to check out the spooky third episode of Saturday Night's Main Event from 11/2/85!

The boys discuss the Halloween fun and games, a big Terry Funk win, more Hillbilly nonsense, a massive tag team main event match, a big weekend of movies, Randy Savage's continued ascent up the card, 1985 as a peak year for WWF roster construction, the way heels were presented at this time, the continuation of Ricky Steamboat's feud with Magnificent Muraco, an iconic quote and much more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott & Justin as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Our Vantage Point #23 - Ted DiBiase, Rushmore/Death Valley: Managers, AWF 2/25/95 Review

March 20, 2017

It's Our Vantage Point, the Retro Wrestling Podcast! With our 40 years of combined wrestling fan-dom, we'll talk about things we remember and things we wish we didn't!

IN THIS EPISODE:
- What Do We Think of the Million Dollar Man?
- Mount Rushmore / Death Valley:  MANAGERS!
- AWF Warriors of Wrestling 2/25/95 Review
AND SO MUCH MORE!

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The Kevin Kelly Show: Tribute to Dennis Stamp

March 17, 2017

This special re-post is dedicated to Dennis Stamp. Rest in peace.

In an interview with Kevin Kelly, Dennis discusses his involvement with Beyond the Mat, his relationship with Terry Funk, working in the territories, memories of Andre the Giant and Bret Hart, getting fired in various promotions, his Mount Rushmore of Wrestling, his battle with cancer and much, much more. Dennis also shares some of his wrestling poetry, including his poem entitled “I’m Not Booked!”

The Dennis Stamp interview was originally from episode 24 of The Kevin Kelly Show.

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PTB Classic: Beyond the Mat

March 17, 2017

As part of a new retrospective look at the best episodes of The Place to Be Podcast, this week on PTB Classic we revisit our live watch of Beyond the Mat!

Scott & Justin are joined by Jordan Duncan to watch and review Barry Blaustein's Beyond the Mat. Toss in a copy, fire up the podcast and listen along as we break the film down and have some laughs along the way.

The episode is dedicated to the memory of a PTBN favorite, the wonderful Dennis Stamp.

This originally aired as Place to Be Podcast #133.

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PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #20: Christopher Daniels Interview, WWE Fastlane, Ring of Honor, WXW 16 Carat, CHIKARA & More!

March 16, 2017

On this episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, JT Rozzero, Steve Wille, Nate Milton, Glenn Butler and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:

  • Headlines: Christopher Daniels

    • Run-up to his title win
    • How to successfully tell long-term stories
    • Importance of surprise in wrestling
    • Staying healthy in a long career
    • Marvel Comics!
  • WWE: John D'Amato
    • WrestleMania Excitement Levels
    • AJ Versus: An exciting new game about alternative AJ Styles opponents!
  • WXW: Allan Blackstock
    • Full 16 Carat Weekend Recap
    • A 2017 Match of the Year Candidate
    • Breakout or unknown wrestlers to watch for
  • CHIKARA
    • Two different ways to reveal surprise title changes
    • A live perspective on Chikara's recent swing through New England
    • The Max Smashmaster singles push
    • A look at announced matches for Chikara's WrestleMania-weekend shows, including the return of Zack Sabre Jr. and more

So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!

You can find Clotheslines & Headlines, plus other great shows on the Place to Be Nation Wrestling feed on iTunes by clicking here. These shows are also on Stitcher. You can also check out our dedicated podbean page and download an app directly to your mobile device.

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PTBN Special: 2017 NCAA Tournament Preview

March 15, 2017

Want the experts' opinion on this year's brackets? Join Scott Criscuolo, Andrew Riche, Logan Crosland and Jason Greenhouse as they break down the brackets and get to Glendale with a Final Four to be proud of. So sit back and enjoy the madness!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 441: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 10/21/85

March 13, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are getting ready for Halloween by checking out the 10/21/85 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss a rainy night in Puerto Rico, the debut of the iconic Steve Gatorwolf, Adrian Adonis' shift to Jimmy Hart, the potential of Mike Rotundo with Barry Windham gone, the arrival of King Tonga and an awful first MSG showing, a surprisingly frisky little match between Pedro Morales and Rene Goulet, the DOUBLE COLOSSAL JOSTLE, the MIA Hulk Hogan, the week in pop culture and sports, Vince McMahon's Outstanding Achievement Award, a legendary Piper's Pit, another shitty match from the Spoiler, an important tag team match and much more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Kelly as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Our Vantage Point #22 - Mr. McMahon, Rushmore/Death Valley: WM Main Events, WWF All-American 6/18/89 Review

March 13, 2017

It's Our Vantage Point, the Retro Wrestling Podcast! With our 40 years of combined wrestling fan-dom, we'll talk about things we remember and things we wish we didn't!

IN THIS EPISODE:
- What Do We Think of the Mr. McMahon Character?
- Mount Rushmore / Death Valley:  WrestleMania Main Events!
- WWF All-American Wrestling 6/18/89 Review
AND SO MUCH MORE!

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PTB Classic: WrestleMania XII Vintage Vault

March 9, 2017

As part of a new retrospective look at the best episodes of The Place to Be Podcast, this week on PTB Classic we revisit the WrestleMania XII Vintage Vault with special guest Graham Cawthon!

We're on the road to WrestleMania and the PICs & Broham chat about Vader, Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart, Diesel, Ahmed Johnson and much more!

This originally aired as Place to Be Podcast #124.

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