Wrestling Podcast About Nothing
Best Wrestling Documentaries & Travel Day From Hell - Episode 160

Best Wrestling Documentaries & Travel Day From Hell - Episode 160

May 20, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett take you to the movies this week - not to Endgame, because Crockett went over the weekend - but we're gonna do the Siskel & Ebert gimmick with wrestling documentaries! There's some great stuff out there right now, and we'll break that down too, but we are looking back at the all-time greatest docs out there: WWE produced stuff, independently produced features, even mainstream commercial pictures. Which WWE doc might have been the first and is probably the best? What little-known film about a comedian is a stellar wrestling doc pick? Who is the Vince McMahon of backyard wrestling? And finally, which wrestling documentaries are Mike & Brian's number one picks? Also, Brian The Brawler shares his travel story as he tried to get to Grand Rapids for Ring Of Honor in one piece!

Plus, a totally bogus Promo About Nothing, we talk Tommaso & Dijak(ovic) injuries, we celebrate THREE YEARS of podcasting, and we ask you to take our friggin' survey! tinyurl.com/WPANsurvey

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddCqgFuIimc

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First Day Of Wrestling School, Worst Stuff We Booked & Our Worst Matches - Episode 159

First Day Of Wrestling School, Worst Stuff We Booked & Our Worst Matches - Episode 159

May 13, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have done a lot of podcasting - just about three years' worth, in fact - and a lot of it, you may have missed. This week, we're sharing some of the personal tales we told on our companion podcast for BDA Radio in 2017, and if you haven't listened to those gems, it's new to you! First, Milonas recounts his very first day at the Chaotic Training Center (now the New England Pro Wrestling Academy) and why he almost stopped before he even really started. Then, we've both had the opportunity to book angles for Chaotic Wrestling and we reveal the worst stuff we ever booked! And finally, we admit, they haven't all been winners - the worst matches we've ever been involved in! Join us as we bare our souls AGAIN on the WPAN.

Plus, saddle up for an all-time CLASSIC Promo About Nothing, Brian's travel woes and HEY YO, help us out by taking this survey! tinyurl.com/WPANsurvey

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxxQR5n1SCk

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Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Big Time Wrestling (1978) - Episode 158

Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Big Time Wrestling (1978) - Episode 158

May 6, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are back on "the road", watching territorial wrestling television shows from every region 'til we see them all! "Truckin' Thru The Territories" brings us back to the States and Detroit's Big Time Wrestling from 1978! This show will answer the questions, "What does a lock-up tell you about a match?" and "Can a noogie get over in the late 70s?" Plus, we'll get into the unaswered questions of, "Were the Funks born 40 years old?", "What's Phillip Seymour Hoffman doing at Detroit TV?", "What the hell is collegiate wrestling doing on a pro wrestling show?" and "Why in God's name are your Big Time announcers INSIDE A STEEL CAGE?!?"

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing hits a sour note, a shout-out to a talent recently signed to a contract, and IT'S SURVEY TIME! Take the survey and let us know your thoughts on the podcast: tinyurl.com/WPANsurvey

Big Time Wrestling (Detroit) from October 1978: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYXvak7qBYY

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYJUTAZigPU 

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More Goodness With Sonny Goodspeed - Episode 157

More Goodness With Sonny Goodspeed - Episode 157

April 29, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are bringing back a favorite of the fans and workers alike, the one and only Sonny Goodspeed to share more of his story, and whatever other stories we can get out of him. Included in this fantastic conversation: Tony Atlas' various proclivities, what happens when an indy wrestler hits the Powerball, more Lobsterman, does good vs. evil still sell tickets, the differences between working matches today and in the past, the evolving heel and babyface roles, plus Sonny's run in the tag team Chunky But Funky, his ill-fated stint in Chaotic Wrestling and why he was so uncomfortable there, why he slowed down on bookings and so much more!

Also, a Promo About Nothing featuring the Yucky Mans, Sonny marvels at the Milonas compound, and speaking of Marvel, who would spoil Avengers: Endgame to get heat at a wrestling show (NO SPOILERS)?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbvMbLiQLr8

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WWF’s New Generation: The Good, The Bad & The Nothing - Episode 156

WWF’s New Generation: The Good, The Bad & The Nothing - Episode 156

April 22, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett take a deep dive into an era of the WWF that is rarely talked about on the WPAN - The New Generation! Bridging the gap between the Golden and Attitude Eras, 1993-1997 WWF is much-maligned by wrestling pundits, but you can count on us to discuss the Good, as well as the Bad, and the Nothing of this underrated time period. Hear our grades on Yokozuna, Razor Ramon, Diesel as WWF Champion, the departure of Hulk Hogan, the return of the Ultimate Warrior, Billionaire Ted, Salvatore Sincere, plus the best long-term story of the era and more!

Also this week, watch this Promo About Nothing from dick height, Sarge is at it again, and we remind everyone of the real story with The Viking Experience's RAW debut!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQL0bAo5nQ4

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The G1 Madness & The Manias - Episode 155

The G1 Madness & The Manias - Episode 155

April 15, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have done what few other pro wrestling podcasters do - ease up on content in the hottest season of the year. But we're making it up to you by going back and talking about everything that's been going on, including a recap of Brian Milonas presents LSW's Astromania and a recap of Crockett's quest to make it there, The Kingpin's experience at G1 Supercard from Madison Square Garden including thoughts on Matt Taven as the new ROH World Champion, plus we marvel at KofiMania and so much more! 

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing is hot off the griddle, Mike greets his new neighbors with the broad side of a UHaul truck, and The Kingpin wants you to be positive about pro wrestling!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5VAFtaxZjA

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Quick Thoughts On G1 Supercard

Quick Thoughts On G1 Supercard

April 8, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett check in quickly in this, the busiest of times, to get Brian's initial take on wrestling in Madison Square Garden on Saturday night and mixing it up with the legendary Jushin "Thunder" Liger, among others. We apologize for the brevity of this episode but we'll be back with a regular edition of the WPAN next week!

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Best Mania Entrance, Best Mania Main Event & Kofi, The Early Year(s) - Episode 154

Best Mania Entrance, Best Mania Main Event & Kofi, The Early Year(s) - Episode 154

April 1, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett picked the worst possible time to have the busiest time of their lives. Although we're heading into wrestling's biggest week, we sadly can't record a full new episode. But never fear, we've got some great audio you've probably never heard before to help you get in the Mania mood! To start, we debate the best entrance in WrestleMania history, and there's a bunch of them. Once the bell rings, though, who had the best main event match? This discussion on which of Mania's final matches reigns supreme is unprecedented! Lastly, days before his biggest shot on the biggest stage, we share our story of seeing Kofi Kingston's rise from the very beginning here on the New England independents.

Plus, an all-time CLASSIC Promo About Nothing, Brian's match confirmed for G1 Supercard and much more!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzOCLC42o7U&t

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Running A Live Wrestling Show In 2019 - Episode 153

Running A Live Wrestling Show In 2019 - Episode 153

March 25, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are about to participate in Milonas' first venture as a promoter, AstroMania in Derry, New Hampshire this Saturday night, and in these final moments, we're going to talk about everything that goes into running a pro wrestling event in 2019. How was his partnership with Todd Sople and Liberty States Wrestling forged, and what were the benefits when it came to the bottom line? How did they pull off such a great venue? What's with the state athletic commission? Get a crash course on promoting (as well as find out what the ORIGINAL plan for The Bouncers was) as Brian recounts his journey to the big show this weekend at Pinkerton Academy.

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is other-worldly, The Kingpin goes BALLISTIC on another wrestling podcast, and we say goodbye to Elwood "Big Woody" Apt.

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybNBsTmeqzA

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Favorite WrestleMania Moments - Episode 152

Favorite WrestleMania Moments - Episode 152

March 18, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are getting ready for the biggest pro wrestling spectacle of the year, but enough about G1 Supercard from Madison Square Garden. This week, we're recalling the moments that have been etched onto our brains from WWE's signature event. They've been dubbed "WrestleMania moments" and we talk about that term, the emotion that makes a "moment", and what happens when you try to manufacture one. Then we delve into some of our favorites - from Hogan, to Rock, to Austin, to Shawn, to Bret (kind of) and more! What's your favorite Mania moment? Plus, we check in with Leo Connors, who hosts his own TV show where he's talking the New England indies!

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing is a mother-f*cker, the latest on Brian Milonas presents LSW's AstroMania, and Crockett has a dirty shirt!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2mG7mIijqA

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The Interview With Ring Of Honor Ambassador Cary Silkin - Episode 151

The Interview With Ring Of Honor Ambassador Cary Silkin - Episode 151

March 11, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are celebrating this week's 17th Anniversary event for Ring Of Honor by sitting down with the former owner of the company, Cary Silkin (@rohcary)! We discuss with ROH's Ambassador his fandom growing up and his affinity for Madison Square Garden, where the company runs for the first time on April 6th. He was actually at the first WrestleMania there, and he's got a fun story of how he actually got into the building! How did Cary end up in Puerto Rico doing a wrestling magazine? You'll find out. Of course, he goes into his history with Ring Of Honor - buying in, witnessing all the great moments and watching all the great stars, hanging out with legends like Bobby Heenan, Mick Foley and Bruno Sammartino, hanging with the not-so-legendary Bobby Cruise and Todd Sinclair, selling to Sinclair Broadcasting and so much more!

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing is electric, our thoughts on Tommaso Ciampa's setback, and Brian shares his big news with someone else first!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDz8pY3TnK4

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Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Maple Leaf Wrestling (1984) - Episode 150

Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Maple Leaf Wrestling (1984) - Episode 150

March 4, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are watching a different regional wrestling television show every month 'til we see them all! "Truckin' Thru The Territories" has been taking us through Canada, and now we're in Toronto for Maple Leaf Wrestling from 1984! The Tunneys have willingly given in to the WWF by this point and this show is chock full of mid-80s WWF good(?)ness. Hear about the surprising Sal Bellomo, the dynamic Billy Red Lyons, the subdued Hulkster, the pre-revolution WWF Ladies Tag Team Champions, the bucking horse, the unintelligible Andre The Giant, the abbreviated Piper's Pit, the singing of Russia The Beautiful and so much more! Plus, we check in on some of our peers from New England and what's going on in their lives this peak wrestling season!

Also this week, this Promo About Nothing falls flat on its face, a shout out to a friend having a rough time, and Slaughter's at it again - more of Sarge's Tall Tales!

Maple Leaf Wrestling from September 22, 1984: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obcOWw0-onc

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7Q4EVpIFIk 

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The Interview With New England Veteran “Fabulous” Johnny Vegas - Episode 149

The Interview With New England Veteran “Fabulous” Johnny Vegas - Episode 149

February 25, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are joined this week by a LONGER-time veteran of the New England independent mat wars, "Fabulous" Johnny Vegas! Johnny started in radio and got into wrestling to be a humble announcer, but before long he was managing and then, of course, became a full-fledged dastardly heel wrestler. Johnny takes us through his time in John McAdam's UCW, training at Champs Arena in Salisbury, MA with Big City Mike, and his managerial roles as Mr. French and Fabulous Frenchie before eventually breaking in as Johnny Vegas in the ring for Jeff "Lobsterman" Costa! Hey, is he still the authority figure in Chaotic Wrestling? SPOILER: No one knows. Then, in the closing moments, Johnny recounts his experience being a part of "John Cena, This Is Your Life" on WWE RAW in 2011!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing has a lot of bad habits, names are named when talking more indy politics, and we wonder how Collision Rules A$$hole!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebN17xoJbLg

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Indy Wrestling Politics & Brian’s New Moniker! - Episode 148

Indy Wrestling Politics & Brian’s New Moniker! - Episode 148

February 18, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett reflect on their long histories in the New England independent scene to give examples of the politics of pro wrestling, even on this small scale. From the tug-of-war between rival promotions - banning people from doing other shows, tearing down posters, running opposition on the same night on the same street, even VANDALIZING the property of competition - to the interpersonal political game in one promotion's locker room - refusing to do jobs, lobbying to bookers, the backstage hierarchy, referees jockeying for position - we discuss a lot, including Milonas' response to accusations of using politics to keep people out of his home promotion! PLUS, big news out of Brian's trip to Florida for Ring Of Honor: He's got a NEW NAME!

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing will beat you like woah-eyed matches, Crockett's got his ticket to MSG and Kingpin talks about his debut on the Art Of Wrestling with Colt Cabana!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvDAGB9m13U

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Worst Gimmick Matches & More On The ROH Reveal - Episode 147

Worst Gimmick Matches & More On The ROH Reveal - Episode 147

February 11, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have some match types that they love, and some that they don't. This time out, we're giving our thoughts on the Worst Types Of Gimmick Matches in wrestling! What specialty matches are especially bad? We'll give our answers and even site examples to make our point. Also, Brian reacts to the reaction to his exclusive reveal last week that he is now under Ring Of Honor Wrestling contract, we clear up some confusion about the deal, discuss the current plight of the independents in the current contract-happy climate, and much more!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is bootylicious, YES, AstroMania is happening, and be a Pin-Head and win a shirt!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDQaILK7oRY

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PHASE TWO & Truckin’ Thru The Territories: International Wrestling (1986) - Episode 146

PHASE TWO & Truckin’ Thru The Territories: International Wrestling (1986) - Episode 146

February 4, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett WILL answer the question, after the mysterious posts on social media, "What is PHASE TWO?" What does it mean for the podcast and/or your fearless hosts? But first, on the first Monday of each month, we are watching regional wrestling television shows of the 70s and 80s, one territory at a time 'til we see them all! This time, "Truckin' Thru The Territories" takes us north to Montreal, Quebec for International Wrestling, also known as Lutte Internationale, from the year 1986! We're talking fiery babyfaces, pushing the promoter's son, Steve Strong being weak, Brian playing bingo, Ricky Martel is Carrottop, referees making it about themselves, Scott Hog, and the true story of how Vince systematically destroyed this promotion too!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing sees three trash cans, Milonas gives up on football, and BUY OUR SHIRT to get a call!

International Wrestling from June 21, 1986: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exxh_h3mtpM

Promo About Nothing: https://www.facebook.com/gfetty/videos/10157457204316393/

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GOATs, Championships & The Super Bowl With Rundown Wrestling Podcast’s Jason Stuart - Episode 145

GOATs, Championships & The Super Bowl With Rundown Wrestling Podcast’s Jason Stuart - Episode 145

January 28, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are gearing up for the Super Bowl (mostly) and it sparked thoughts about not only football championships, but championship titles in pro wrestling. When the debates are happening about the greatest of all time, we think not only about Tom Brady, but about the GOATs of the wrestling world as well. So with the help of one of Milonas' online rivals, Jason Stuart of the Rundown Wrestling Podcast & Rundown Wrestling Network (@rundownnetwork), we talk about the importance of wrestling titles and name our picks for wrestling's GOAT! Will you agree? And of course, we leave time for Brian and Jason to bitterly chat about the big game on Sunday!

Plus, hey man, check it out, it's the Promo About Nothing, more on JYD's gimmick, and we talk so little about the Royal Rumble, you'll swear we recorded way in advance!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MLW_jR84QU

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The Ever-Changing Landscape Of New England Wrestling - Episode 144

The Ever-Changing Landscape Of New England Wrestling - Episode 144

January 21, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett take a deep dive into the New England pro wrestling scene and how it's changed over the years. Inspired by the WWE Network's recent Hidden Gems featuring Hanson and Tommaso Ciampa, we look at what it took in the early 2000s to get booked for TV in New England. Crockett discusses the "three islands" of local independent wrestling he learned about when first attending shows in 1991. Hear about The Kingpin's early days working for Tony Atlas in Maine, and how Limitless Wrestling really changed the reputation of wrestling in Vacationland. Also, we highlight Beyond Wrestling and what its increased exposure has meant for NXT in particular. We touch on just about everything in this in-depth discussion on New England independent wrestling! Plus, we're rebranding Making Towns Or Made-up Clowns - play along with Milonas in a game of "FAKE OR 500"!

Also this week, this Promo About Nothing is nonsense and we love it, Kingpin the promoter finally promotes, and the verdict is in on "The Doctor Of Style's" occupation!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EShWCLcB3c

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Favorite Gimmicks Of The 1980s - Episode 143

Favorite Gimmicks Of The 1980s - Episode 143

January 14, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are putting the gimmick in the gimmick and going back to the 80s! We're looking at the golden era of wrestling and talking about our Favorite Gimmicks of this fondly-remembered time period. How do we narrow it down? What are our number one choices? We're sure to make some Southern wrestling fans mad. What's your pick for the 1980s best gimmick?

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is awkward, mate, Kingpin discusses the first ROH TV without The Elite, the weird backlash to the AEW rally, and Baby Playboy arrives!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cO2ePi_bpHY

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Truckin’ Thru The Territories: WWWF (1977) - Episode 142

Truckin’ Thru The Territories: WWWF (1977) - Episode 142

January 7, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett bring you the first of a new feature on the WPAN. We're watching regional wrestling television shows of the 70s and 80s, one territory a month 'til we see them all! The first "Truckin' Thru The Territories" starts at home with the Northeast and the World Wide Wrestling Federation as we review WWWF Championship Wrestling from May of 1977. We have a new World Champion and we have unpolished Vince, the atomic drop as a finish, the original Moose Monroe, Iraqi Native Americans, inept enhancement talent, plus Milonas wants baby oil and more!

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing is dedicated to a legend lost, adding One To Watch in 2019 and Crockett makes his AstroMania plans!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7lHGyV7jTg

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Ones To Watch In 2019 & The Last Shuffle? - Episode 141

Ones To Watch In 2019 & The Last Shuffle? - Episode 141

December 31, 2018

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett toast to the year 2018 and look ahead to wrestling in the new year with a segment they're calling "Ones To Watch"! Which stars in WWE, ROH and the independents are fixing to have a break-out year in 2019? We share our expert opinions. Plus, after an extennnnded hiatus, our signature segment the Dirt Sheet Shuffle is back, but if Brian can crack the code again, will it ever return?

Also this week, the Promo About Nothing is live, pal, we discuss the year that was for the WPAN and what to look forward to in 2019, and The Kingpin reveals more about his controversial Chaotic Wrestling promo on JT Dunn!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.wwe.com/videos/sid-wants-a-redo-in-your-house-may-14-1995

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A Visit From Saint Tommaso (and The Kingdom!) - Episode 140

A Visit From Saint Tommaso (and The Kingdom!) - Episode 140

December 24, 2018

'Twas the day before Christmas, and all through the years, you've been waiting for this audio, and it's finally here! Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett conducted an interview in the very early days of this podcast with their old pal Tommaso Ciampa, and for many reasons, we were unable to release it. But it's a Christmas miracle! As our gift to you, we are sharing a portion of our 2016 conversation with the current NXT Champion. Hear about his Seinfeld-inspired early gimmick, Thomas Penmanship, his bond with New England veteran Arch Kincaid and the feud with Milonas that got to the point where Ciampa's dad tried to jump the rail! Also in this episode, Brian sits down with TK O'Ryan and Vinny Marseglia of the current ROH World Six Man Champions The Kingdom!

Plus, your Promo About Navidad, The Kingpin on silly indy wrestling drama, and the final holiday segment. The topic: What's at the top of our wrestling wish lists?

Promo About Nothing: https://twitter.com/i/status/1075770275440975872

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Fury Fights Back & Kingpin on Final Battle - Episode 139

Fury Fights Back & Kingpin on Final Battle - Episode 139

December 17, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas had a big pro wrestling weekend, so referee Mike Crockett put the call out to permanent guest host Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) to fill the seat and he's got plenty to say about his UNretirement a couple weeks ago as he returned to the squared circle in his own promotion, Chaotic Wrestling! Also, after Crockett's antics on the "Pro Wrestling Positivity" episode, "The Firebrand" schools him on reasons he really SHOULD be excited about WWE - and it has nothing to do with the fact that he was recently flown to Orlando to once again be a guest trainer at the WWE Performance Center. And Milonas may not be with Mike, but he checks in from the road with his thoughts on Final Battle, the TV tapings the next night, and the departure of The Elite!

Plus, a Promo About Nothing that will make you pale, more talk about the best and worst t-shirt designs, and week three of The Kingpin's holiday segment. The topic: Memorable Christmas-themed moments or angles!

Promo About Nothing: https://youtu.be/fICZRloNIQ8?t=106

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Best & Worst Wrestling T-shirts - Episode 138

Best & Worst Wrestling T-shirts - Episode 138

December 10, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are mad about merch! From the 80s & 90s to today, we're examining the best wrestling t-shirt designs in history. They're just 2 sweet! On the flipside, we'll get into the ugliest, stupidest, or most ridiculous shirts ever made as well, so back dat ass into your chair and listen in! As always, let us know what we missed on Twitter (@TheWPAN). Plus, be sure to tune in for BRIAN'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

Also this week, a Promo About Nothing that's Terra-ble, find out how to hang at the bar with The Bouncers this weekend, and The Kingpin's holiday segment returns. The topic: WWE's strangest holiday merchandise!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PNn2GK937o

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Pro Wrestling Positivity! - Episode 137

Pro Wrestling Positivity! - Episode 137

December 3, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are here to talk you off the ledge! Last week's RAW sent people into hysterics, so let us share with you reasons to LOVE wrestling as we head into 2019. Milonas has his thoughts (usually involving Ring Of Honor) and Crockett has his (as someone who doesn't watch wrestling), but despite all that, there is still reason to hear them out! Well, Brian anyway. Plus, we debut a new segment for the holiday season. This week's topic: What's the weirdest gift you've received as the family "wrestling guy"?

Also in this episode, a Promo About Nothing with a Magnum and bodily fluids, The Bouncers have an official ROH t-shirt, and The Kingpin is an international man of mystery!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIQEcYbCJDo&t=2s

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In The Car With The Kingpin & Cam Zagami - Episode 136

In The Car With The Kingpin & Cam Zagami - Episode 136

November 26, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett reunite briefly before Milonas heads out on the road for a weekend of independent wrestling with CHIKARA and Beyond Wrestling! Once our hosts part, you're in the backseat as The Kingpin joins his tag team partner - CHIKARA Young Lions Cup 2018 winner Cam Zagami - for a road trip between Philadephia and Worcester, Massachusetts! We not only get into Cam's stint on FOX TV's American Grit starring John Cena, but all the behind-the-scenes scrambling at Beyond Wrestling's Tournament For Tomorrow! Will their opponents arrive in time driving from NEBRASKA? What happens when injuries scrap an entire card? Listen in as Brian & Cam recount it all on the drive home!

Plus, a Promo About Nothing that's worse than combat, Goodspeed goodness, and The Kingpin hilariously reacts to Brian Fury's wrestling comeback!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1OYVEDSdZE

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Storytime With Sonny Goodspeed & Max Smashmaster (Feat. Brian Fury) - Episode 135

Storytime With Sonny Goodspeed & Max Smashmaster (Feat. Brian Fury) - Episode 135

November 19, 2018

With pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas on his bi-annual Disney excursion, referee Mike Crockett has enlisted the services of the man who is sometimes known as Max Smashmaster (@MaxSmashmaster) to co-host and also update us on what he's been doing since we interviewed him two years ago. Then, we talk with a staple of New England independent wrestling, Sonny Goodspeed (@sonnystrut), who has AMAZING stories about, among other things, bumping on frozen lawn furniture with Jeff "Bruiser" Costa, what happens when a wrestler wins the Powerball lottery, Lobsterman for President, a phone call with Tito Santana, hiding backstage at WWF TV, working Memphis and stiffing the hell out of PG-13, slowing down The Eliminators, no-selling the finish of WCW's Erik Watts AKA the Salisbury Beach Screwjob and so much more!

Also in this episode, a Promo About Nothing that's hard, and Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) confronts Crockett about last week's breaking news PLUS gives the first comments on his RETURN TO THE RING next month!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ng6kpHpcfdY

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Kingpin’s Mean Tweets 2 & Global Tours - Episode 134

Kingpin’s Mean Tweets 2 & Global Tours - Episode 134

November 12, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have brought back one of the most enjoyable segments in recent memory (to Crockett anyway) - reading MEAN TWEETS about Brian to his face in something we call Search & Destroy! After that, we review Milonas' time as part of Ring Of Honor Wrestling's Global Wars tour last week in Maine and Massachusetts and reveal the BRUTAL INJURY suffered in lovely Lowell.

Plus, a Promo About Nothing - yeah, following up on the hidden gems episode, and The Kingpin's got a SCOOP regarding the much-talked-about Fury wedding!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9d07WOaYiNg

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New England’s Hidden Gems Part 2 - Episode 133

New England’s Hidden Gems Part 2 - Episode 133

November 5, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have so many overlooked talents to put over that we had to go back for more! It all started two episodes ago with Hidden Gems Part 1, and now we're continuing our quest to expose the most underappreciated names in the region - and one of New England's most prominent figures, Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx), joins us to offer his own picks. Hear all about a good-looking Doink, a forgotten female, the guy with red hair, plus how to avoid Shawn Michaels and more!

Also this week, yeeessss, a Promo About Nothing, boyyyy, Hanson houses the dessert table and Milonas lives with Michael Jackson!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w20ycicMnJg

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Little Pod Of Horrors - Episode 132

Little Pod Of Horrors - Episode 132

October 29, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett scare up a couple of wrestling's most FRIGHTENING matches and watch them through our fingers so YOU don't have to! We have a "ruff" time getting into the Kennel From Hell match with Al Snow vs. The Big Bossman from WWF Unforgiven 1999. What a dog of a bout! Then we suffer through the torture that is the multi-man Chamber Of Horrors from WCW's Halloween Havoc 1991. Throw the switch (if it hasn't been thrown already) and put us out of our misery! As the ultimate palette cleanser, we'll also be serving up a special edition of the popular game Making Towns Or Made Up Clowns!

Plus, it's a true Promo About Nothing, cousin, we share Halloween memories and how does a Fireworks store stay in business?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dH799RqKVkQ

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New England’s Hidden Gems - Episode 131

New England’s Hidden Gems - Episode 131

October 22, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett look back at some of New England independent wrestling's most unheralded talent over the years, hoping to shine a light on the region's hidden gems. From enhancement talent with more talent than the talent they're enhancing (hold on, I'm dizzy), to New England mainstays who came to prominence in the wrong era, to budding superstars that were just plain overlooked, we'll send you scrambling to YouTube to discover these unsung heroes of the squared circle!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing has a silent Nature Boy, Crockett & Milonas catch up and The Kingpin kisses up to Brother Love!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chEV5x0AY2U&t=

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Backstage With The Bouncers - Episode 130

Backstage With The Bouncers - Episode 130

October 15, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas is in Philadelphia for Ring Of Honor Wrestling, and he's taking the microphone with him! Referee Mike Crockett sets the table from home, but Brian takes the reigns and talks with his ROH tag team partner, the Beer City Bruiser (@bcbwinchester) about their current run - the opportunities they've gotten and the people they've worked with. Plus, they discuss the vibe in the ROH locker room, their wish for next April's Madison Square Garden show and the Hall Of Famer who is their biggest supporter. After schmoozing with the Bruiser, Brian tracks down ROH stalwarts and past WPAN guests Todd Sinclair and Bobby Cruise as well - and look out for random Ring Of Honor wrestler run-ins!

Also in this episode, let me tell you something about this Promo About Nothing, Bobby proposes a new format and WE HAVE A WINNER of last week's Today vs. Yesterday argument!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4OsU-jX8Jk

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Today vs. Yesterday - Episode 129

Today vs. Yesterday - Episode 129

October 8, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have heard all the grumbling about today's wrestling product. It's really unavoidable. But is it really all that terrible, especially in comparison to the past? We are analyzing nine different facets of pro wrestling, contrasting the current landscape with the product we grew up with. Which era wins out in the end? Today or yesterday? We may just need your help on Twitter (@TheWPAN)!

Plus, we promise we want to love this Promo About Nothing, more on Silas & The Bouncers vs. The Bullet Club, and reliving agonizing referee injuries!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldDuE4rI6rc

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The WPAN AMA - Episode 128

The WPAN AMA - Episode 128

October 1, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett solicited questions all week on social media and, in this episode, embark on the first-ever WPAN AMA - Ask Milonas (or Mike) Anything! Queries came in from all over about Milonas' wrestling wish list, competition for WWE, favorite wrestling memories, the hazards of refereeing, Wine City Wailer origins, the Jim Duggan blender rumor (!), witnessing history, untrue rumors about us, the most cringeworthy TV wrestling moment and in the main event, we recast Seinfeld with professional wrestlers! A really fun show and thanks to the listeners for making it happen!

Also this week, a Promo About Nothing without punctuation, feedback from our Ready To Rumble Review last week, Milonas gets nastisized, and the truth about pickle rubbing!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3Ej5srh_5k

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Let’s Get Ready To Ramble - Episode 127

Let’s Get Ready To Ramble - Episode 127

September 24, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas has done it! In the aftermath of his recent run-in with David Arquette, he's finally forced referee Mike Crockett to sit through WCW's foray into cinema, 2000's Ready To Rumble! We review the movie from start to finish - all the awful jokes, insulting fan stereotypes, and more! Ever wanted to see Oliver Platt rap? Neither did Crockett, but he watched it all for your (and Brian's) pleasure.

Plus, a Promo About Nothing that Bellomos, following up on last week's "Mean Tweets" segment, and Milonas is EGGcited to talk about his return to TV's Inside Edition!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Te7Ry9R-gP4

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Kingpin’s Mean Tweets & The Evolution Of The Wrestling Match - Episode 126

Kingpin’s Mean Tweets & The Evolution Of The Wrestling Match - Episode 126

September 17, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are examining the constantly evolving state of the pro wrestling match - where it's been, what it is today, and where it's headed. We break down the basic match structure, how it's been tweaked over time, calling it in the ring vs. calling it in the back, TV vs. indy matches, working to your audience, plus big bumps, false finish overload and SO much more - it's a real jerking back of the curtain as we deep dive into the art of the match. But before all that, The Kingpin is confronted with MEAN TWEETS in a scathing new segment entitled Search & Destroy!

Also in this episode, a diseased Promo About Nothing, figuring out Meltzer & Cornette, and Brian hangs with the most infamous WCW World Champion of them all!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kREi6DvoR0

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Drafting Wrestling’s Best Feuds - Episode 125

Drafting Wrestling’s Best Feuds - Episode 125

September 10, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are celebrating the start of football season (or Brian is, and Crockett is being dragged along) by doing the WPAN's second annual draft! This time out, we are drafting the best pro wrestling feuds of all time! Which wrestling rivalries make our lists? There's at least one pick you will NOT see coming! Which feuds would you select? Also, we look back at Milonas' last few weeks participating in CHIKARA's King Of Trios and main eventing for Ring Of Honor at the ECW Arena against the Bullet Club!

Plus, a misdirected Promo About Nothing, ALL IN in brief, more talk about wrestling legend Killer Kowalski, and NXT's Keith Lee is a Pinhead!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKSiChEuTng

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The Interview With The Kingpin’s Trainer “Coach” Mike Hollow Featuring Jamie Jamitkowski - Episode 124

The Interview With The Kingpin’s Trainer “Coach” Mike Hollow Featuring Jamie Jamitkowski - Episode 124

September 3, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas is hitting the highways and biways this Labor Day weekend, leaving referee Mike Crockett to run the show with a guest co-host, For The Pops and Let The Chaos Begin Podcasts' own Jamie Jamitkowski (@ForThePops)! Ironically, Milonas booked this week's guest - his trainer at the Chaotic Training Center, former head trainer for Killer Kowalski's Institute of Professional Wrestling and ex-WWF employee "Coach" Mike Hollow - but we're all friends here, so we can handle it without the big guy. In fact, both Mike and Jamie have great stories about the late Walter "Killer" Kowalski, including an interaction Walter had backstage at WWE with Ric Flair that will leave you in stitches! Mike and Jamie recount the split from Kowalski and the opening of Chaotic Wrestling's school, the eventual reunion with Walter, and the students that have made the big time along the way. Plus, hear about Hollow's humble beginnings with Titan Sports, which includes an infamous spot in 1988 where a WWE Hall Of Famer tumbled to the floor on his watch! 

Also this week, a Promo About Nothing full of pissants, we talk ALL IN for all of 30 seconds, and THE WORLD'S FIRST PODCAST SIMULCAST!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5U09hsDbGNo

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The Life And Legacy Of Walter “Killer” Kowalski With NECW’s Sheldon Goldberg - Episode 123

The Life And Legacy Of Walter “Killer” Kowalski With NECW’s Sheldon Goldberg - Episode 123

August 27, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have done a few podcasts highlighting the "founding fathers" of New England pro wrestling and this time, just a few days before the 10-year anniversary of his passing, we focus on the nucleus of the local wrestling landscape and an all-time legend, Walter "Killer" Kowalski! We both had the opportunity to be around Walter in his later years, and we share some memories of meeting the man, visiting the old school in Malden, Massachusetts, his vegetarian lifestyle, his favorite stories, our understanding of the origin of the nickname "Killer" and more. Then, New England Championship Wrestling promoter and noted wrestling historian Sheldon Goldberg (@necw) joins the show to school us on Kowalski's unreal in-ring career, Walter's friendship with WWWF promoter Abe Ford, Killer Kowalski's Institute Of Pro Wrestling (one of the nation's first wrestling training facilities), the birth of his promotion, the IWF, and why those sold shows went away, his studio wrestling TV show Bedlam From Boston, his claim to the New England "territory" and the true legacy of the man as wrestler and teacher! If you're reading this and you're a wrestling fan in New England, or anywhere else to be honest, you owe a debt of gratitude to the late Walter Kowalski.

Also in this episode, a Promo About Nothing that's definitely NOT a blast, a referee correction for episode 1-2-3 and will Crockett be buffing a ROH World Six-man championship belt?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eG0FOmsj18

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The NXT Renaissance - Episode 122

The NXT Renaissance - Episode 122

August 20, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett check in on WWE's third brand, NXT, after seeing it live in lovely Lowell, Massachusetts and then watching NXT Takeover Brooklyn 4 this past Saturday night on the WWE Network! Are we in the midst of their second "golden era" on the back of some of New England's best exports? The Lowell house show was proof of that, and our... "special correspondent" gives his thoughts on the entire night and what it meant to him. Then, it's on to Brooklyn where we rank our favorite moments, matches and more from another great Takeover card! 

Also this week, a spirited Promo About Nothing, The Kingpin returns to Inside Edition, and he and his pals get a golden opportunity at The Bullet Club!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojdllB492h8

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The Red-Headed Stepchild Of The Entertainment Industry - Episode 121

The Red-Headed Stepchild Of The Entertainment Industry - Episode 121

August 13, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett take a look this week at pro wrestling's place in the world. We all seem to have accepted that it's not sport, but why is it still the most disrespected brand of entertainment? Why do people still ask if it's fake? Why won't people give a wrestling performance the same weight as they would a performance in a movie, play, or TV show? Why do those that claim to be fans of wrestling sometimes have just as negative a view as the outsiders? And can anything be done to improve wrestling's profile? It's a much different take on the Summer Of Negativity this time out, and we really want to get your thoughts on this one!

Plus, maybe the Dingo ate your Promo About Nothing, the G1 Supercard sellout at Madison Square Garden, and The Kingpin's gonna sit on more shit for your viewing pleasure!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVPduIVlQqM

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The Reunion Wrestling Roundup & Worst Day Ever - Episode 120

The Reunion Wrestling Roundup & Worst Day Ever - Episode 120

August 6, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett embark on the most anticipated reunion since Foreigner, and it's URGENT that we talk about the slew of news that's been breaking over the past month - not the least of which is a new additon to the Crockett family! But we are a wrestling podcast after all, so we'll also share opinions on WWE Evolution, more wrestling Twitter silliness with Bliss & Brock, Tommaso Ciampa reaching the top of the NXT mountain, WWE hoarding talent, and we'll reveal what Brian Milonas is doing instead of Matt Riddle! Also, we continue the WPAN's Summer of Negativity by revealing the Worst Day we (or someone we know) had in wrestling - we're talking stolen cars, destroyed hotels, arrests and more!

Plus, a pearl of a Promo About Nothing, Milonas is ALL OUT and the Buffet Brothers are hungry!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gp-74P5D7o

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Reviewing Wrestling’s Worst Matches With Our Vantage Point’s Joe Marotta & Michael Quinn - Episode 119

Reviewing Wrestling’s Worst Matches With Our Vantage Point’s Joe Marotta & Michael Quinn - Episode 119

July 30, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas is BACK, baby, but referee Mike Crockett is preoccupied with other duties (doodies?), leaving Brian to call backup in the form of Joe Marotta & Michael Quinn from Our Vantage Point, the Retro Wrestling Podcast (@ovppodcast)! For two weeks straight, we've looked at the WORST of wrestling, so the Summer of Negativity continues as we review three of the worst matches in WWE, TNA and WCW history. Hear us gag over Chris Nowinski & Jackie Gayda vs. Bradshaw & Trish Stratus! Listen in horror as we break down Sharmell vs. Jenna Morasca (who?)! Get dizzy as we attempt to make sense of the Mega Powers vs. EVERYONE in the Doomsday Triple Cage Match!

Plus, a Promo About Nothing with not-so-honest Abe, Brian's first thoughts on Ring Of Honor in Madison Square Garden, and Hey Hey, it's Brian's second favorite podcast duo!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiJqneZmxIM

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Worst Gimmicks Of The 80s With #BTTPod’s Mike Mills - Episode 118

Worst Gimmicks Of The 80s With #BTTPod’s Mike Mills - Episode 118

July 23, 2018

With pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas again away on wrestling business, referee Mike Crockett has recruited as co-host this week the guy behind Booking The Territory, the UNprofessional Wrestling Podcast (@BTT_Podcast), Mike Mills - and it's the perfect topic for an old school wrestling fan like him. He's salivating to run down the Worst Gimmicks of the 1980s with a list of WWF gimmicks a mile long - but don't worry, we spread the love around. From African Dreams in the Northeast, to time traveling teams in the territories down South, this list has it all! What's your pick for the most awful character of wrestling's golden era?

Also in this episode, a flocking great Promo About Nothing, Mike Mills weighs in on recent Ring Of Honor happenings, and you MUST hear the worst idea HE'S ever heard from his time in wrestling!

Promo About Nothing: https://youtu.be/tjVIjvL50iE?t=2m1s

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Worst Wrestling Ideas We’ve Heard With Brian Fury - Episode 117

Worst Wrestling Ideas We’ve Heard With Brian Fury - Episode 117

July 16, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas is out on assignment, so referee Mike Crockett has again enlisted the services of the permanent guest host of the WPAN, owner of both Chaotic Wrestling and the New England Pro Wrestling Academy, Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx)! We reflect on some of the WORST ideas we've ever heard - booking plans, characters, production ideas and much more, including the humble beginnings of an NXT favorite. But before that, it's the return of a new bit to the podcast, Making Towns or Made Up Clowns, where you have to decide whether these strange, stupid or outlandish independent wrestling results are real or fake!

Plus, a Promo About Nothing with a dull Razor, checking in on RAW, and Ring Of Honor confirmed for Madison Square Garden!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Zmpqvvryq4

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The Interview With Viral Video Star Ace Romero - Episode 116

The Interview With Viral Video Star Ace Romero - Episode 116

July 9, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have the EXCLUSIVE first interview with the latest wrestler to go viral, Brian's old tag team partner Ace Romero (@The AceyBaby)! If you've been anywhere near wrestling Twitter in the past week, you've seen the big guy launching an unfortunate soul from the ring into the seventeenth row with a mighty pounce - that's Acey Baby, a guy who met Milonas on day one of his training! We talk about the genesis of the spot, did it go as planned, who did his opponent land on and is either of them still living, plus the reaction to it from fans to indy workers to people in WWE! Listen in as we discuss the role of social media in today's business from an independent wrestler who is benefitting from it in a big way.

And also this week, a laugh-riot of a Promo About Nothing, Dijak in NXT and chat me up about bad audio!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WimBQC2kxZ8

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The GLOW Primer With Greetings From Allentown’s Peter Winson - Episode 115

The GLOW Primer With Greetings From Allentown’s Peter Winson - Episode 115

July 2, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett dive into the world of the Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling by recapping season 1 of GLOW on Netflix, just a couple days after the new season is released. Helping us with this GLOW Primer is our next door neighbor, the host of the Greetings From Allentown podcast (@GFAllentownPod), Peter Winson! PW is not only a fan of the new series, but reviewed the pilot episode of the original GLOW series from 1985 on his show last week, so he's got an insight that few do. Actually, that statement is true whether he watched that weird-ass TV show or not. Hear us talk about the origins of the series, Back To The Future, Marc Maron as Marc Maron, craft beer, 80s-style nudity, 80s-style moonsaults, Mad Men, Alex Riley boning, racism in wrestling then and now, Cousin Oliver, incest, Man On The Moon, and everything else you need to know before you start binging GLOW season 2!

Plus, an intimidating Promo About Nothing, Kingpin's vague thoughts on his match this weekend for Ring Of Honor Wrestling, and the era of MEGA MILONAS begins??

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6-B8mBQE6E

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The Battle Of The Big Men - Episode 114

The Battle Of The Big Men - Episode 114

June 25, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett talk about the recent passing of one of wrestling's best superheavyweights, Leon White AKA Big Van Vader, and that leads to a discussion of the best big men in history! "Fat guys" in the business have come a long way from Haystacks Calhoun, and we'll take you through years with our picks for the best of the big guys! Get Brian's insights on working like a big man, who he's emulated in his career and who has captured his attention on the scene today!

Plus, an unaired Promo About Nothing that should've stayed that way, Kingpin's thoughts on the recent Ring Of Honor/Madison Square Garden happenings, and the DEATH of BDA Radio?!?!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT35XUMM6sA&feature=youtu.be&t=38m36s

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True Wrestling Confessions & The Most Important Shuffle - Episode 113

True Wrestling Confessions & The Most Important Shuffle - Episode 113

June 18, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth as they make True Wrestling Confessions! Get Brian's thoughts on a new wrestling fad, hear about the rib that Mike still can't shake, plus the real story about the world's worst druids at Survivor Series 2008 and much more. But first, it's an all-important edition of America's Game, the Dirt Sheet Shuffle, with a possible winning record hanging in the balance! Has The Kingpin finally cracked Crockett's formula?

Also this week, a Promo About Nothing that's bad in two languages, Favorite Manager feedback, Father's Day follies and thoughts on the New England representation on NXT Takeover Chicago!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Nwo19QrhZk

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The Art Of Managing & Favorite Wrestling Manager - Episode 112

The Art Of Managing & Favorite Wrestling Manager - Episode 112

June 11, 2018

Pro wrestler "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are ready to discuss what YOU voted for on Twitter (@TheWPAN), our Favorite Wrestling Manager. But first, we take a look at the "lost art" of managing as a whole - the purpose of having one for interviews, the benefits (and drawbacks) of having a second at ringside, and what's good heat and when is the best time for a manager to get it? From the origins of the managerial role to its height in the 1980s to what happened to the position in the 90s, we get into it all. Plus, our personal experiences and preferences when it comes to managers. Then, of course, we run down our favorites before hitting our number one picks, and be sure to tweet us with yours!

Also in this episode, a guy who needed a mouthpiece in the Promo About Nothing, Kingpin loves tacos and we've got red, white and blue running through our veins!

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