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Episode 218: Kevin Nash Apologist

This week STICK TO WRESTLING is joined by popular returning guest Chris Zaucha! At Chris’ request we talk, mostly, about Kevin Nash and his sometimes controversial career. On the table this week:

–Nash asking for a brilliant stipulation in his WCW contract.

–His shocking the world by winning the WWF title.

–How Kevin Nash got into wrestling and why other wrestlers resented him for it.

–Was his run with the WWF title really “disastrous”?

–Is he really the smartest man in wrestling history?

–Why he was worth everything WCW paid him.

Plus Chris talks about the day Kevin Nash did something really special for him AND there’s another fun “Extra Innings” segment, so what are you waiting for? Download and listen to this wicked good podcast today!

STICK TO WRESTLING: Give us sixty minutes and perhaps indeed, we’ll give you a wicked good and rawboned podcast.

Produced by Lou Kipilman

Stick To Wrestling with John McAdam is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 216: But The Paper Says You’re Dead

This week STICK TO WRESTLING presents Part Two of it’s review of the WWF’s Summer of 1982 with popular guest Randy Smith! We discuss:

–Jimmy Snuka’s babyface turn is right around the corner, and it’s obvious.

–The debut of Mighty Joe Thunder. It’s been forty years yet we still have no words for this.

–The sadness that sets in when you realize one of your favorite heels is finishing up.

–Buddy Rogers resurfaces after being away from the promotion for almost 20 years.

–Superstar Billy Graham returns after a four year absence.

–Playboy Buddy Rose, underrated superstar.

So what are you waiting for? Download and listen to this wicked good podcast today!

STICK TO WRESTLING…give us sixty minutes and perhaps indeed, we’ll give you a rawbone and wicked good wrestling podcast!

Produced by Lou Kipilman

Stick To Wrestling with John McAdam is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 214: He Needed A Ride

This week STICK TO WRESTLING is joined by popular returning guest Mike Sempervive as we enjoy another “mailbag” show where we take questions from the listeners. We answer:

–Who should have gotten one or two of Harley Race’s eight runs as NWA champion?

–Out of all the promotions that started in the early 90’s, which did we think had the best chance to survive and thrive?

–What might Barry Windham have done in the NWA had he not left for the WWF?

–Have you ever denied being a wrestling fan, and if so why?

–What do you think Larry Zbyszko’s career trajectory would have been had he not turned on Bruno?

–When did JCP jump the shark?

Plus we do an “Extra Innings” feature on USC and UCLA joining the Big 10, so what are you waiting for? Download and listen to this wicked good podcast today!

STICK TO WRESTLING: Give us sixty minute and perhaps indeed, we’ll give you a wicked good and rawboned podcast.

Produced by Lou Kipilman

Stick To Wrestling with John McAdam is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 213: Standing In Line At The Deli

This week STICK TO WRESTLING is joined by Ian Totten, a longtime fan who frequently attended the ECW Arena during the promotion’s heyday. We focus on Cyberslam ’96, which was the first ever internet based wrestling convention that featured a surprise debut of Brian Pillman- an appearance that had some surprises. Plus we discuss some of the behind the scenes mayhem in and around the ECW Arena back in the 90’s- Ian has some CRAZY stories, so you want to check this out.

Plus after the universally acclaimed “Extra Innings” feature from the last episode, how could we not have another similar one? So what are you waiting for? Download and listen to this wicked good podcast today!

STICK TO WRESTLING: Give us sixty minute and perhaps indeed, we’ll give you a wicked good and rawboned podcast.

Produced by Lou Kipilman

Stick To Wrestling with John McAdam is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 212: Omni Supershow

This week STICK TO WRESTLING is joined by popular guest Jammie Ward as we continue to discuss 1982 Georgia Championship Wrestling and the July 4, 1982 supercard at the Omni in Atlanta. We talk Ric Flair, Bob Backlund, Dusty Rhodes, Gordon Solie, Paul Orndorff, Roddy Piper, The Freebirds, Stan Hansen, Buzz Sawyer, Jimmy Snuka, Ole Anderson, Ivan Putski, The Samoans, Kevin Sullivan, Tommy Rich, and much more!

There’s a ton of audio from the WTBS studio that is part of the podcast, plus there’s an extra innings segment you don’t want to miss, so what are you waiting for? Download and listen to this wicked good podcast today!

STICK TO WRESTLING: Give us sixty minute and perhaps indeed, we’ll give you a wicked good and rawboned podcast.

Produced by Lou Kipilman

Stick To Wrestling with John McAdam is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 209: Memories Of Memphis

This week STICK TO WRESTLING is joined again by popular guest by Steve Crawford, and we discuss the glory days of Memphis Wrestling. Steve grew up not far from where the promotion was based and he shares some outstanding memories. We discuss:

–Jimmy Hart was literally silent on television until Jerry Lawler’s 1980 leg injury. How long before Hart inevitably turns on Lawler?

–Who’s a guy who “clicked” in Memphis, but was never a big deal outside of that territory?

–We talk about trading for Memphis VHS tapes back in the day.

–Did Jerry Lawler have better chemistry with Austin Idol or Bill Dundee?

–What if Jim Cornette took over as the Memphis booker after departing WCW in 1990?

–Could the WWF used Jerry Lawler as it’s national expansion centerpiece based on his appearance on Late Night with David Letterman?

Plus Steve Crawford provides valuable historic information regarding the Jarrett / Gulas split in 1977 and the near split between Jarrett and Lawler in 1983 AND we provide bonus material where we discuss out five favorite albums of 1982, so what are you waiting for? Download and listen to this wicked good podcast today!

STICK TO WRESTLING: Give us sixty minute and perhaps indeed, we’ll give you a rawboned podcast.

Produced by Lou Kipilman

Stick To Wrestling with John McAdam is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 207: The King of Recovery Kills It Again

STICK TO WRESTLING is once again joined by the F******G KING OF RECOVERY, Jim Valley! We discuss the 1987 Year End Awards that perhaps, indeed, should have been.

–1987 Wrestler of the Year.

–1987 Match of the Year.

–1987 Promotion of the Year

–1987 Feud of the Year

–1987 Rookie of the Year

Hey, last week’s pod was a setup for this week’s pod, so what are you waiting for? Download and listen to this wicked good bad boy!

STICK TO WRESTING. Give us sixty minutes and perhaps indeed, we’ll give you a wicked good and rawboned podcast.

Produced by Lou Kipilman

Stick To Wrestling with John McAdam is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 206: 1987 Awards, 35 Years Later.

This week STICK TO WRESTLING is again joined by popular guest host Jim Valley!

What should the year-end awards have been in 1987? Wrestler of the Year, Best on Interviews, Best Promotion, Match of the Year, Biggest Shock..re-live 1987 with Jim on the latest STICK TO WRESTLING!

Produced by Lou Kipilman

Stick To Wrestling with John McAdam is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 203: Heart Throb Buzz Sawyer

STICK TO WRESTLING is once again joined by popular guest Vincent Waller, and we continue discussing the February 27, 1982 episode of Georgia Championship Wrestling. We discuss:

–Yes, Buzz Sawyer was being pushed as a heart throb type months before this episode. We talk about it.

–Tommy Rich says something that makes Ric Flair come unglued!

–Gary Hart’s career had it’s ups and downs, but no manager was better than he was at this point in time.

–Let’s say the exact same thing about Gordon Solie’s announcing.

–Dusty Rhodes talks about wrestlers who were not currently wrestling for the promotion, which is an interesting twist.

–Giant, Oscar Gamble level perms were still a big thing with the Georgia crew at this time. We discuss the matter.

Plus Gordon Solie wishes a fan a Happy 100th Birthday, and wishes another fan a speedy recovery after a car wreck, so what are you waiting for? Download and listen to this wicked good bad boy!

Stick To Wrestling- give us sixty minutes and perhaps indeed, we’ll give you a rawboned and wicked good podcast!

Produced by Lou Kipilman

Stick To Wrestling with John McAdam is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 202: So Many People Wrote In

This week STICK TO WRESTLING is joined by popular guest Vincent Waller as we take a look at an episode of Georgia Championship Wrestling from 1982! We discuss:

–The odd on-air relationship between Roddy Piper and Gordon Solie.

–A Fantastic match between two underneath babyfaces.

–The tag team tournament that was supposed to create NWA World Tag Team Champions.

–If you want to be a giant, BE a giant.

–The incredible coolness of 1982 Dusty Rhodes.

–Gordon Solie was out-stylin’ Ric Flair!

Plus we have audio clips from the show featuring Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, Dusty Rhodes, and more. So what are you waiting for? Download and listen to this wicked good bad boy!

Stick To Wrestling- give us sixty minutes and perhaps indeed, we’ll give you a rawboned and wicked good podcast.

Produced by Lou Kipilman

Stick To Wrestling with John McAdam is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network