Something a little different today as we deviate from the standard entrance music. I was recently talking with my old friend Kyle from the Game Surgeons Podcast about wrestlers in film and television. In the modern times John Cena and The Rock have made quite a good second career out of acting with The Rock becoming one of the highest […]
Born: May 28, 1950 (James Arthur Harris) | Birthplace: Senatobia, MississippiDied: August 9, 2020 (Cardiac Arrest/Covid-19)Billed Hometown: Uganda | Billed Weight: 380 lbsOther Aliases: Numerous James Harris was born in Senatobia, but grew up in Coldwater, Mississippi. When he was four years old, his father was shot dead during a dice game. Leaving high school in ninth grade, he got in […]
Carl Reiner, an American actor, stand-up comedian, director, screenwriter, and author whose career spanned seven decades, said of the late Andy Kaufman: “Nobody can see past the edges, where the character begins and he ends.” Kaufman was a highly eccentric entertainer, who enjoyed coming up with elaborate hoaxes for publicity. His range of characters included Foreign Man – later to be […]
You won’t be lonely this Valentine’s Day, when you spend it with The Wrestling Roadshow! We travel back to 1999 and one of the final In Your House events, the first and only WWF St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. It’s peak Attitude Era with The Rock vs. Mankind and Austin vs. McMahon in a cage! Send us a Valentine’s Day card […]
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 […]
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.