The Wrestling Roadshow: Grappling with Gaming

We are back from our break and hit the road running. This week we’re talking; Dark Side of the Ring (Bruiser Bedlam/Johnny K-9, Luna Vachon), wrestlers misbehaving, AEW, social media drama and retro video games including a discussion on Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel! Thoughts? Comments? Suggestions? Drop us a line – podcast@thewrestlingroadshow.com

Roadtrip Music: ChaChaLaLa by Jim Johnston (Fandango)

Somehow I’ve managed to do a (mostly) weekly series on wrestling music for five months and not even mention Jim Johnston. That’s gotta change! The man is the most prolific contributor to the soundscape of professional wrestling there is, thanks to his three decades of composing music for WWE. This is an odd one to be the first one, but […]

Shooting From Ringside (January 25, 1975)

We sometimes hear – especially in the early days of professional wrestling – about ‘shoots’ taking place inside the ring. This was all before it became ‘sports entertainment.’ But there was a time when the wrestlers took the business very seriously, and as a result, so did the fans. There’s been tales of the public trying to get at the […]

Sting Profile

Born: March 20, 1959 | Birthplace: Omaha, NebraskaBilled Hometown: Venice Beach, California | Billed Weight: 250 lbsOther Aliases: Flash Born in Nebraska, Steve Borden was raised in Southern California, and played football and basketball in high school, before embarking on a bodybuilding career. Not initially a fan of professional wrestling, he was inspired to enter the business after attending a […]