It’s the end of year tradition, as The Wrestling Roadshow takes on the Survivor Series! Join your team captains as we take a look at the annual Thanksgiving tradition from 1995! Articles mentioned; Trashing the Competition (December 18, 1995) Roadtrip Music: The Bogatyr Gates (In the Capital of Kiev) by Modest Mussorgsky (Jerry Lawler)
Right from the start of the Monday Night War – which began on September 4, 1995 with the debut of Nitro – Eric Bischoff made his intentions felt. He knew he had to be aggressive in order to compete with the well established WWF and their flagship programme, Monday Night Raw. If Lex Luger’s unexpected return to the company on […]
This week (tomorrow as of writing) wrestling legend Jerry “The King” Lawler will be celebrating his 72nd birthday. A wrestler reaching 72 is unfortunately a little rare given the rigours of the trade, but Lawler is an exceptional case in that he’s still wrestling and is still in reasonably good shape. Lawler made his debut in 1970, which means this […]
Twenty five years ago saw the debut of a gimmick that Joey Styles said at One Night Stand 2005, ‘If any gimmick never deserved to make a dime and made a boatload of cash, this is it!’ He also added wryly and no doubt with more than a hint of relish, ‘…And the best part is that they (WCW) couldn’t […]
The roadshow pulls into the modern era and we’re joined by a guest! Shane from the (upcoming) Game Surgeons podcast! The three-man booth takes a look at AEW’s Full Gear PPV and a little bit of cowboy shit.
Note: This was written prior to AEW Full Gear – this is not a spoiler. Today is AEW’s last PPV event for 2021, Full Gear. It may mark the culmination of Hangman Page’s two year journey to claim the World title, or it may be yet another chapter in that book. In the main event of Full Gear, Page takes […]
It was Greg’s birthday this past week and we’ll celebrate on the Roadtrip Music series with one of his favourite themes. You may have expected something else when you clicked Jeff Jarrett theme. In 1997, the WWF licensed the National Wrestling Alliance trademarks and brought a presence into the company from the once-opposition group. The angle started when Jim Cornette […]
The Wrestling Roadshow’s first Halloween special! On this episode we profile some of wrestling’s more… colourful… characters. Covered are; The Undertaker, Paul Bearer and Kane, Lord Humongous, Edge, Christian and Gangrel of The Brood, The Boogeyman and Kevin Sullivan’s Dungeon of Doom.
Well it’s Halloween weekend and we are getting into it here on the Roadshow. We’ve got the Halloween edition of the podcast on the way and we’re taking a Halloween themed roadtrip here. Music for trick-or-treating perhaps? Heads Will Roll by American band Yeah Yeah Yeahs has become a staple of Halloween playlists over the years. The dance-rock/synth-pop track is […]