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Rory McNamara is joined by Erick Landstrom and Chris Lacey(!) for Vince Russo's first full month at the helm in WCW....Topics of discussion include:

 

It's ONLY The Misfits (sorry)!

Kevin Nash Dicks Around A Bit.

By Gawd, Oklahoma SUCKS

Mayhem 1999 Review

Vince Russo And His Hand Do A Lot...

Starrcade 1999 Preview

 

Chris White is joined by Rory McNamara and Dan Welling to stuff the Federation's turkey in November 1999.

 

 

In amongst the innards and giblets they find:

Vince McMahon Isn't Bad. He Is Just Misunderstood. And has Poor Motor Skills

Boss Man Joins Hallmark

The Chair Shots! They Do Something!

Survivor Series 1999 Review + Steve Austin Hit By A Vehicle.

Hunter Doesn't Have To Hold His Peace.

Lacey and James Yull are back to discuss November To Remember, plus the months TV. there is also some fantasy booking for the returning Sandman 

Out of timeline (and very possibly out of luck), Rory and Lacey watch the whole of Heroes Of Wrestling.

You can all listen along with us of course, but if you wouldn't mind watching along with us too.....I mean, it's only fair!!

 

 

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Stay tuned for normal service in the form of our November 1999 shows for The Big Three. Coming Soon!

Rory McNamara is joined by Billy Johnson and Daniel Dwit to talk about...well....everything you could think of and many more things you couldn't think of. Yes, Vinnie Ru and Eddie F are Down South.

We've got a Bret Hart - Chris Benoit match....that's pretty normal (i.e great)

Re all the Nitros and Halloween Havoc 1999 though...expect the unexpected!

Chris White is joined by Erick Landstrom and Devinder Vargas for the second of two shows covering the World Wrestling Federation in October 1999. After bidding Vince Russo adieu, they get to tackling:

There's Nothing Here. Just The Blanket And The Pillows And The Snake. SNAKE?! SNAKE!!

No Mercy 1999 PPV Review

Huge Triple Threat Match Announced For Survivor Series

Are You Re-Re-Re-Ready?

Lacey is here (all by himself) with a short tv review show.  

Rory McNamara is joined by Chris Lacey and Dan Welling to look at the UK-exclusive PPV Rebellion, held in sunny Birmingham on October 2 1999. They break down each match (not that that takes long in most cases!), discuss the treatment of British Bulldog in his home country and ask whether the UK PPVs are worth the coin!

 

(Stay tuned for Part Two for all your No Mercy/TV Reports/News needs)

Chris White is joined by Billy Johnson to look at a packed month of on-screen action in the WWF. They cast their critical eye over the following:

The British Bulldog Is Gonna Suck Whether He Wants To Or Not

And Then From There Vince McMahon Is WWF Champion Notwithstanding.

Unforgiven 1999 is Dubbed.

Sentient Being Might Have Something Positive To Say About Kennel From Hell Match

Rock: This Is Your Life. Segment Lasts Almost As Long As It.

Lacey & Yullie are back to review the first full month of TV on TNN, and Anarchy Rulez. we also have news about the future of Taz and the return of Raven! we have title changes and more. 

Erick Landstrom is joined by Bob Colling and Devinder Vargas to watch the leaves fall in WCW in September 1999. Getting stuck to their feet this month are the following:

 

Bret Wants Hogan (Good luck with that...)

Fall Brawl 1999 Review

Sting Turns Heel. The Cue Cards Say 'BOO!'. Nobody Else Does.

Eric Bischoff. Gone..But Should He Be Forgotten?

Rory McNamara is joined by Dan Welling to rev up August 1999 WCW..and they're really gonna have to put their foot down! In addition to proving they know less about Dennis Rodman than everybody listening to this show, they find time to talk about:

The Return Of The Return Of Hulkamania. 

Road Wild 1999 Review

You Wanted The Best...You Got The Kiss Demon

Ich Bin Ein Berlyner.

 

Chris White is joined by Erick Landstrom and Bob Colling to look at a very busy month for the WWF both on- and off-screen. They delve into the following in August 1999:

WWF Goes Public

"Go Jericho Go!"

Chyna: Number One Contender?

Summerslam 99 Review

HHH Becomes WWF Champion-uh

Oh And A New Weekly Show Too

Lacey and James Yull are here to go through a month of Hardcore TV, and the Debut on TNN. we cover the presentation of the TNN show and the legacy of the soon to be departing Dudleys

Dan Welling makes his hosting debut and is joined by Rory McNamara and Adam Joyce to look at the World Wrestling Federation's offerings from July 1999. These include (but are not limited to!):

Blood, Sweat and Beers. But Mainly Blood.

Stephanie and Andrew Sitting In A Tree...

That Kane Fella Is Alright Really.

Fully Loaded 1999 Review

Vince McMahon is Gone. Forever. As in Until The End Of Time. Right?

Rory McNamara is joined by Pete Kimber to stare July 1999 WCW in the face...Let's just say that it's not safe to go back into the water! The topics of discussion include:

Bret Hart Returns To TV
Bash At The Beach '99 Review. We're Going To Need A Bigger Boat.
Hogan Does A Hogan
Yes Mr Sting Sir?
Shane Douglas. Don't Be A (Perfect) Stranger.

Erick Landstrom is joined by Chris Lacey and Bob Colling to get seriously extreme with ECW in July 1999. Not one for the faint of heart (thanks, Dudley Boyz audio clip...!), this show looks at all the big Hardcore TV developments, reviews the Heatwave PPV, and previews the debut of ECW on TNN  next month (take a drink!).

Chris White is joined by Rory McNamara and Dan Welling to try to escape the maze of booking decisions that are June 1999 in the WWF. As part of their thankless quest they encounter:

Higher Power? Greater Power? Emergency Power?

Stone CEOld Steve Austin

King Of The Ring 1999 and the Crowning Of King Ass (that sounded a lot better in my head)

The 2nd Annual 'Steve Austin Winning The WWF Title On The RAW After King Of The Ring Thing'

As there was no standard WWF show for May 1999, here for the sake of posterity are the RAW and PPV results for that month.  June 1999 WWF show is on its way!...

Raw - May 3rd 1999
Billy Gunn defeated X-Pac 
Pat Patterson & Gerald Brisco defeated Pete Gas & Rodney 
Test defeated the Big Bossman, Mideon, & Viscera in a four corners match 
Vince McMahon defeated Shane McMahon 
The Acolytes defeated Mankind in a handicap hardcore match 
Triple H defeated Ken Shamrock (with Chyna as Special guest referee) 
The Big Show defeated the Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) by DQ 
Nicole Bass defeated Debra in a nightgown match 
Steve Austin vs. The Rock ended in a no contest in a lumberjack match 

Raw – May 10th 1999
Billy Gunn fought WWF Tag Team Champion Kane to a no contest 

The Big Show fought Paul Bearer to a no contest 

Debra defeated WWF Women's Champion Sable (w/ Nicole Bass) to win the title in a bra and panties match.

The Big Bossman defeated Test in a nightstick match

Cactus Jack defeated Viscera & Mideon in a handicap hardcore match 

Bradshaw fought Farooq to a no contest

Moments later, Mankind, Test, Ken Shamrock, and the Big Show - who served as lumberjacks for the bout - entered the ring with 2x4s and, after the other Ministry members fled the ring, all four men beat down Viscera with the weapons.

Pat Patterson & Gerald Brisco defeated Rodney & Pete Gas at 2:09 when Rodney submitted to Brisco's figure-4 as Gas submitted to Patterson's Boston Crab. Due to pre-match stipulations, Rodney & Gas were forced to leave the WWF.

Jeff Jarrett (w/ WWF Women's Champion Debra) defeated Val Venis 

Ken Shamrock fought Chyna (w/ Triple H) to a no contest 

WWF World Champion Steve Austin, The Rock, & Vince McMahon defeated the Undertaker, Triple H (w/ Chyna), & Shane McMahon when Austin defeated Shane with the Stunner, with Shawn Michaels as guest referee.

Raw - May 17th 1999

Road Dogg, X-Pac & Kane vs. Mark Henry, D-Lo Brown & Billy Gunn ended in a no contest after 6 minutes.
The Godfather & Val Venis defeated Jeff Jarrett & the Blue Blazer (w/ Debra).
Test defeated Meat (w/ Jackie, Ryan Shamrock & Terri Runnels) by DQ.
The Undertaker defeated The Rock in a casket match that went less than 4 minutes.
Michael Hayes & Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy vs. Gangrel, Edge, & Christian ended in a DQ.
The Big Show (w/ Ken Shamrock, Mankind & Test) defeated The Big Bossman (w/ Bradshaw, Faarooq & Mideon) in two minutes.
Steve Austin vs. Triple H (w/ Chyna & Shane McMahon) ended in a no contest after 11 minutes.

Over The Edge Results
Kane and X-Pac (c) defeated D'Lo Brown and Mark Henry (with Ivory) in a Tag team match to retain the the WWF Tag Team Championships.
Al Snow (c) (with Head) defeated Hardcore Holly in a Hardcore match to retain the WWF Hardcore Championship
Nicole Bass and Val Venis defeated Debra and Jeff Jarrett in a mixed tag.
Billy Gunn defeated Road Dogg
Big Show, Ken Shamrock, Mankind and Test defeated The Corporate Ministry (Big Boss Man, Bradshaw, Faarooq and Viscera) in an eight-man tag team elimination match
The Rock defeated Triple H (with Chyna) by disqualification
In the main event, The Undertaker (with Paul Bearer) defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin (c) to win the WWF Championship after a fast count by special guest referee Shane McMahon.

Raw Is Owen
Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) defeated Test.
X-Pac & Kane defeated Edge & Gangrel (w/ Christian) to retain the WWF Tag Team Championship.
Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy (w/ Michael Hayes) defeated Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki.
Ken Shamrock defeated Hardcore Holly.
Mankind defeated Billy Gunn via count-out.
D-Lo Brown & Mark Henry (w/ Ivory) defeated The Acolytes.
The Godfather (w/ Hos) (c) vs. Road Dogg ended in a no contest in a WWF Intercontinental Championship Match
Triple H (w/ Chyna) defeated Al Snow.
The Big Show defeated Goldust (w/ the Blue Meanie).
The Rock defeated Val Venis.

Raw – 31st May 1999
The Big Show defeated Billy Gunn via count-out.
Beaver Cleavage defeated Christian.
Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) defeated The Godfather to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship.
Vince McMahon defeated The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) by DQ
Road Dogg defeated the Big Bossman by DQ
The Acolytes defeated X-Pac & Kane (c) to win the WWF Tag Team Championship
Val Venis (w/ Nicole Bass) defeated Ken Shamrock
Triple H (w/ Chyna) defeated Mankind in a Hardcore Match
Steve Austin defeated The Undertaker (c) (w/ Paul Bearer) by DQ in a WWF Championship Match, meaning Taker retained the title.

Rory McNamara is joined by Erick Landstrom and Bob Colling to take on everything June 1999 WCW can throw at them. This includes a lot of sewage - both literal and metaphorical - plus:

The Great American Bash 1999

The Longest Discussion About The Merits Or Otherwise Of Buff Bagwell You Could Ever Want TO Hear

Flair And Piper Patch It Up. Very Easily.

Kevin Nash. Everybody's Hero.

 

 

Lacey and Mr Swanson review Hardcore Heaven, plus a whole lot of really good Hardcore TV's. RVD v Lynn 2 

Rory McNamara is joined by Bob Colling and Pete Kimber to look at a fascinating month in World Championship Wrestling. The boys break down a busy month of news before battling their way through the Slamboree Pay Per View. Topics of discussion include:

Tank Abbott's arrival. Play nice.
A GOOD Comedy Match. Really!
Kevin Fricking Nash Putting The World Title On Kevin Fricking Nash
Kevin Fricking Nash Putting Toxic Waste On Randy Fricking Savage
Eric Bischoff: On The Side Of The Angels?
Curt Hennig says "Hip Hop Music Is Not Very Good". 
 
(Stay tuned to the very end to hear a 'Was That A Timeline-Friendly Reference Or Not?' debate!)

Rory McNamara and Chris White are joined by Erick Landstrom for a very special edition of the Wrestling 20 Years Ago Podcast.

 
In the first portion of the show, the team look at the immediate aftermath of the terrible events of May 23rd 1999 in real time. They ask if the Pay Per View should have been stopped, give their opinions on the 'Raw Is Owen' show and ask if any lessons can be learned from the tragedy.
 
After that, we return to the present day to discuss the career of the great Owen Hart. His finest matches, his most memorable promos, our memories, some listener feedback and we manage to forage a path that leads to Owen Hart, WWF Champion.
 

Chris White is joined by Billy Johnson to look at THE ALL NEW WCW in April 1999. Well, there's a new Nitro set anyway. The boys discuss:

Sting returning. Again.
Spring Stampede 1999 and DDP winning the World Title for the first time
Flair going insane. Again.
Sting winning the World Title. Again.
DDP winning the World TItle. Again.
 
(Chris is a little echoey at times, but perfectly listenable)

April 99 - Volume 3 - ECW

Lacey and James Yull breakdown this months Hardcore TV and the latest in the state of ECW. A Tag title Change and a Piss Test

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