Smoky Mountain High – Episode 109

 

Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are taking a look at wrestling on the local level this week. First, it’s the return of the popular new game “Making Towns or Made Up Clowns”, where we read weird and whacky results from independent shows and you decide whether these are real wrestlers or just made up? From there, we review an episode of Jim Cornette’s Smoky Mountain Wrestling TV, one of the last territory-style promotions on record. Hear our thoughts on the production, on smooth-foreheaded New Jack, on TV Titles with no titles, on wrestler/murderers, on Chris Jericho’s dick-based offense, on the copious promo segments with one person in particular getting the bulk of the interview time, and more! Plus, a fishy Promos About Nothing (WHAT?), Milonas meets Scoop Corgan in Chi-Town, All In sells out, and very little about John Cena and Nikki Bella!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WI37V4Cqesg

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Wrestling’s Success Stories – Episode 108

 

Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas is basking in the afterglow of his match at War Of The Worlds in Lowell, Massachusetts, where his team opposed Tetsuya Naito & Los Ingobernables De Japon, and referee Mike Crockett is asking him all about his recent success in Ring Of Honor Wrestling. But it’s not just Brian – we’ve been around a ton of hard-working talent that has achieved the dream. Listen in as we give you the inside skinny on the rise of New England talent like Tommaso Ciampa, Oney “Biff Busick” Lorcan, Mike “Bennett” Kanellis, Kofi Kingston, Sasha Banks and more! Plus, this Promo About Nothing is the shits, feedback on our “Work Or Shoot” segment, and for crying out loud, is The Kingpin ALL IN?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT90Qu6HMZ4

Putting Over Podcasts – Episode 1 – Our Vantage Point’s Joe Marotta


IT’S A PILOT! Mike Crockett is experimenting with a different kind of podcast, as he interviews other pro wrestling podcasters in the Putting Over Podcasts Facebook Group. In this episode, he talks with Joe Marotta, host/producer of Our Vantage Point – The Retro Wrestling Podcast about his inspiration to start, his chemistry with co-host Michael Quinn, the podcast’s format, breaking it up into seasons, Scott Keith, Sean Mooney, networks, Patreon, and more.

Check out Our Vantage Point:

ovppodcast.com

@ovppodcast on Twitter

Our Vantage Point – Retro Wrestling Podcast Facebook Group

The Attitude Era: The Good, The Bad & The Nothing – Episode 107

 

Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are joined by permanent guest host, most frequent guest and owner of the New England Pro Wrestling Academy & Chaotic Wrestling, Brian Fury, to discuss his most despised period in pro wrestling, the WWF’s Attitude Era! Despite Fury’s claims, there’s positives as well as negatives, so we break down the Good, the Bad and the Nothing of the most successful run in the company’s history. Hear our grades for getting the “F” out, the TV format shift, Medusa trashing the Women’s Title, hardcore wrestling, bad wrestling, Steve Austin, Steve Blackman, competition, cat fights, catchphrases, and so much more! Plus, you like watching Promos About Nothing for free?, Milonas’ HUGE match this Wednesday in Lowell for Ring Of Honor Wrestling (if he doesn’t die of heat stroke first) and Crockett takes a pounding!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKzh18yGKo0

Work Or Shoot Or Shuffle – Episode 106

 

Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are taking a long, hard look at the most controversial matches and moments in wrestling and asking – “Work Or Shoot?” From the Pipebomb, to the Mass Transit incident from ECW, to Hogan and Russo at Bash at the Beach, we’re giving our gut reactions to these supposed shoot scenarios. And of course, we can’t get away without talking Montreal! Plus, The Kingpin talks “Work Or Shoot” in his own career, and America’s Game rears its head once again – it’s the Dirt Sheet Shuffle and Milonas has a chance to have a .500 record! In addition, hear a monosyllabic Promo About Nothing, another Bobby Cruise song and Milonas making cash money!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgHQai4IlW4

Bonus Time With Ring Of Honor’s Bobby Cruise

In Episode 105 of the Wrestling Podcast About Nothing, we spoke to Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s ring announcer Bobby Cruise. Here’s 20 minutes of conversation we had with Bobby after the initial podcast recording. Topics include legendary New England promoter Mike Sparta, the explosion of New England independent talent nationally, All In, Todd Sinclair, marriage, babies and more!

The Interview With Ring Of Honor’s Bobby Cruise – Episode 105

 

Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are joined on this episode by their longtime friend, Ring Of Honor ring announcer Bobby Cruise (@RealBobbyCruise)! We talk to Bobby about his start in Southeastern Massachusetts, including running his own promotion in which he bled buckets and once held the ring together with a beer keg. Bobby also discusses his friendship with former ECW Champion and current WWE trainer Steve Corino, who helped him get to Japan and into ROH! All this, plus his heat with another announcer, his propensity to dress minutes before the opening bell, thoughts on his Ring of Honor run and how long it will continue, ROH’s record-breaking crowd in New Orleans, sing along with Todd Sinclair, and the story of his WWE tryout in 2006! Also this week, a drug-fueled Promo About Nothing, The Kingpin on Inside Edition and more!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjlr3KKurQ8

No Mardi Gras For Milonas – Episode 104

 

Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are talking “the week that was” in pro wrestling from The Kingpin’s eyes. Brian flew down to New Orleans to take part in one of the big events of WrestleMania weekend, and the biggest event in Ring Of Honor Wrestling history, Supercard Of Honor! Hear his travel horror story, the sleepless nights, the early morning call for Festival Of Honor, opening the show on ROH’s most important night, the meetup with his “uncivil” former podcast rival, thoughts on the rest of the card, and more! Also in this episode, a Promo About Nothing that’ll wipe your ass, Milonas’ thoughts on “those other shows” that took place last weekend, and details on the debate he had over Roman Reigns!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWHM-TFAR94

The WrestleMania 34 Summit With New England Pro Wrestling Academy & Chaotic Wrestling’s Brian Fury – Episode 103

 

Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett start the episode together, but not for long, as the trip to New Orleans did The Kingpin in. Tagging into the podcast for our pal is permanent guest host of the WPAN, the trainer of Sasha Banks, Dijak, Oney Lorcan and more, Brian Fury! Crockett and Fury are reviewing Sunday’s top tier WrestleMania from top to bottom. It’s all about elaborate entrances, successful debuts, disappointing performances, twists, turns, streaks, freaks, Taker, Nicholas, realistic backstage interactions with The Rock, and so much more on this show of shows about THE show of shows!

Tarzan Hates WrestleMania VII – Episode 102

 

Pro wrestler “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are getting into the WrestleMania spirit by inviting back good friend Matt “Tarzan Taylor” Spectro to do what he does best – hate wrestling. With WrestleMania 7 on the docket however, will there be enough for him to despise? We’ve got a feeling. In reviewing the show, we discuss the threat of snipers, the caliber of WrestleMania celebrity, armpit hair, powerslam-palooza, Bobby Heenan’s superhuman sight, Racist Regis, police brutality humor, Lord Al’s dick, plus a spontaneous Heel Laugh Hall Of Famer is announced, and a must-hear Sgt. Slaughter tirade from Tarzan! Also this week, a Promo About Nothing with egg, Crockett hits up a WWE house show, and The Kingpin celebrates Supercard of Honor weekend!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ccog02xSIo