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#1 JerryvonKramer

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Posted 07 September 2016 - 06:00 PM

This is a brand new show that is going to come out every Thursday on PWO-PTBN. Shows will never be much longer than 1 hour. I'll post all the shows in this thread.

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Episode 1:

http://placetobenati...from-kayfabe-1/

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Join Allan and Parv as they explore the deepest recesses of the WWF universe, "the edges of the cheese platter".

On this first show:

1. The Mailbag: Shane Douglas in 1990-1 / Buddy Rose: the blow-away years / Nick Bockwinkel in the WWF

2. The Event Center with JT Rozzero: The 1991 King of the Ring Tournament

3. The Long Topic: King of the Ring tournament pre-93 / The "King" title

To write in to the mailbag, tweet @allan_cheapshot or @JerryvonK

Follow along on YouTube: https://www.youtube....e9L2l9M111kzVze

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 09:05 AM

Mailbag segment was a great idea and came off well in execution. This is going to be a real fun show



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Posted 08 September 2016 - 09:42 AM

I think you may need a color guy to breathe some more life into the show.  You guys seem to have a very mellow tone which lends itself to looking back with a retrospective analytical air but it may not fit with the feeling I would get looking back at wacky WWF hi jinks.  I don't know how one can carefully scrutinize Buddy Rose in WWF without embracing the absurdity and I don't know that you hit that mark.



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Posted 08 September 2016 - 10:31 AM

I really dug this show guys!

 

I remember Bobby Heenan had an ongoing thing going in the Magazine where he said Shane Douglas looked like Kim Basinger. I always thought that was funny. I was surprised to see Douglas worked some Superstars matches, I though he was one of those kind-of name-guys that only worked Prime Times, mostly losing

 

I'd like to hear you guys go into detail about those types of guys. The guys who weren't true jobbers but they were never going to get an action figure and rarely, if ever worked the syndicated shows. I'm talking about the Jim Powers, Scott Casey's, Al Perez's, Tim Horner's and Chris Walker's of the world. They moved away from this around the time Raw launched but there used to be that grey area between jobber and superstar.



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Posted 08 September 2016 - 11:21 AM

Bockwinkel and Robinson did have a legend match, in Japan 1992 for UWFi.



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Posted 09 September 2016 - 05:50 AM

I think you may need a color guy to breathe some more life into the show.  You guys seem to have a very mellow tone which lends itself to looking back with a retrospective analytical air but it may not fit with the feeling I would get looking back at wacky WWF hi jinks.  I don't know how one can carefully scrutinize Buddy Rose in WWF without embracing the absurdity and I don't know that you hit that mark.

 

First show, there's always going to be room for improvement. Thanks for taking the time to give us both feedback, I hope you give us another chance with Episode #2. 



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Posted 09 September 2016 - 05:53 AM

I really dug this show guys!

 

I remember Bobby Heenan had an ongoing thing going in the Magazine where he said Shane Douglas looked like Kim Basinger. I always thought that was funny. I was surprised to see Douglas worked some Superstars matches, I though he was one of those kind-of name-guys that only worked Prime Times, mostly losing

 

I'd like to hear you guys go into detail about those types of guys. The guys who weren't true jobbers but they were never going to get an action figure and rarely, if ever worked the syndicated shows. I'm talking about the Jim Powers, Scott Casey's, Al Perez's, Tim Horner's and Chris Walker's of the world. They moved away from this around the time Raw launched but there used to be that grey area between jobber and superstar.

 

Thank you for listening Chief, and for taking the time to let us know! Much appreciated!

 

I didn't know that re: Heenan saying Douglas looked like Basinger. I always thought Heenan made that reference regarding Perfect, as he has that line on the 1990-11-27 PrimeTime show. 

We're going to be hopefully looking at guys like Scott Casey and Al Perez et al. in future shows. You know you're more than welcome to write in a question if you wish. 



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Posted 09 September 2016 - 05:53 AM

Bockwinkel and Robinson did have a legend match, in Japan 1992 for UWFi.

 

And here's the match in question:

 



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Posted 09 September 2016 - 01:09 PM

I really enjoyed the show, it flew by. Going through the kinf og the ring's that were unaired was a fun idea and cant wait to see what comes next



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Posted 10 September 2016 - 12:54 PM

Graham Nelson from Canada, eh?

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Posted 10 September 2016 - 01:56 PM

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Posted 10 September 2016 - 02:54 PM

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A friend of the show. 

Amazing.. I just assumed Parv took the only two Canadians he knew (Kelly Nelson & Steven Graham) and combined their names....



#13 JerryvonKramer

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Posted 10 September 2016 - 03:45 PM

All fan letters read out on this show are legit.

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Posted 15 September 2016 - 12:27 AM

The Hulkster War Helmet was used simply for the reason that Bad News Brown would refuse to job to Hogan. Hogan has talked about it in interviews. It wasn't used because Hogan thought it was cool. Hogan would get DQ'd for hitting Brown.
Not sure if it was used against piper.

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Posted 15 September 2016 - 12:28 AM

Btw I love the Podcast and Parv & Chad are the OGs when I think of classic wrestling podcasts.

#16 JerryvonKramer

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Posted 15 September 2016 - 12:49 AM

Episode 2:

http://placetobenati...from-kayfabe-2/

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Allan and Parv step close to the very edges of “the cheese platter” as they go deeper into the world of WWF.

1. The Mailbag: Hogan Fist Helmet / brown-hair Dino Bravo in late 91-early 92 / Ian Mooney
2. The Event Center with JT Rozzero: Jointly promoted WWF and WAR card from September 15, 92
3. The Long Topic: The changing look of the WWF from 1983 to 1993

To write in to the mailbag, tweet @allan_cheapshot or @JerryvonK

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Posted 15 September 2016 - 03:18 AM

The Hulkster War Helmet was used simply for the reason that Bad News Brown would refuse to job to Hogan. Hogan has talked about it in interviews. It wasn't used because Hogan thought it was cool. Hogan would get DQ'd for hitting Brown.
Not sure if it was used against piper.

 

Listen to Episode #2 as there's more to it than that. 



#18 JerryvonKramer

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Posted 15 September 2016 - 03:25 AM

Just as two little extras for listeners:

1. Critical Perspectives on Waluigi: https://theemptypage...ves-on-waluigi/

2. Included in the playlist but highlighting it here, something we didn't discuss ... Howard Finkel co-hosts Spotlight with Ian Mooney:

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Posted 15 September 2016 - 08:50 AM

War helmet, license plate wearing Hulk is my favorite Hulk.



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Posted 16 September 2016 - 08:36 PM

This is a really interesting show, lots of neat tidbits. 







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