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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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?
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!
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!
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!