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Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard: No Mercy 1999 – Vince Russo leaves the WWF, Terry Taylor’s power play, the absurdity of shooting the “funeral” of Big Show’s dad (Pt. 1) (Ep. 69)

October 30, 2017

Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard – Episode 69  Recap by: Denny Walker Crumc Air Date: 10/13/17 Newsworthy Items: -Jim Cornette may have flashed the live show crowd in Detroit -Cornette and Santino got into another altercation -United Kingdom fans used to get traditional WWF PPVs for free -Terry Taylor refused to sign a non-compete clause after Russo left unless […]

Dusty Rhodes episode
Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle with (Classic) – The Ultimate Warrior: Behind the scenes look at his career, the original plans for WrestleMania XII, Sheik Tugboat, the origins of the blue steel cages! (Ep. 4)

September 23, 2017

Something to Wrestle With: Episode 4 – “The Ultimate Warrior” Show Length: 1 hour 6 minutes Recap by: Andrew Soucek, PWPodcasts.com Editor Release Date: August 26, 2016 (recap date: September 23, 2017) DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Highlights: -Warrior vs. Hunter at WrestleMania was never designed to be a squash match. -Bobby Heenan (among many others) hated working with Warrior. -Warrior […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle on Randy Savage, Relationship with Andre, the Mega Powers, “Iron” Mike Sharpe’s OCD, Pomp and Circumstance, what Randy thought of Jay Lethal’s impression, and much more. Part 1 of 2. (Ep. 64)

September 23, 2017

Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard – “Macho Man” Randy Savage: Episode 64 Release date: September 8, 2017 Length: 4 hours, 10 minutes Recap By: Jeff Rush, PWPodcasts.com Assistant Editor DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD (Editor’s note: due to the insane length of this episode — over four hours — Jeff and I are tag-teaming this one. So just a heads […]

Dusty Rhodes episode
Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With (classic) – The Lex Express: why the bus tour flopped, details on another cross country journey featuring The Undertaker, Luger’s jump to Nitro (Ep. 3)

September 16, 2017

Something to Wrestle With: Episode 3 – “The Lex Express” Show Length: 1 hour 12 minutes Release Date: August 19, 2016 (recap published September 16, 2017) Recap By: Andrew Soucek, PWPodcasts.com Editor DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Highlights: -Bruce’s Jim Cornette impression is unleashed upon the world. -Undertaker had a cross country journey of his own with Paul Bearer. -Lex Luger […]

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QUICK QUOTES: Bruce Prichard tells a story illustrating Randy Savage’s overprotective relationship with Elizabeth

September 15, 2017

During the Randy Savage edition of Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard, Bruce discussed a situation that illustrated Savage’s infamous overprotective reputation involving Elizabeth. If you’ve heard about the rocky relationship between the two but never knew what all the talk was about, this excerpt certainly shines a light on what it was like to work in such an environment. […]

Dusty Rhodes episode
Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With (classic) – The Mega Powers: a look back at the biggest angle from WrestleMania IV to WrestleMania V, how Randy Savage told Vince McMahon he was quitting, who Ricky Steamboat was originally going to drop the Intercontinental Title to (Ep. 2)

September 9, 2017

Something to Wrestle With – Episode 2: The Mega Powers Release Date: August 12, 2016 (recap published September 9, 2017) Recap By: Andrew Soucek, PWPodcasts.com Editor DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Highlights: -Butch Reed was once set to defeat Ricky Steamboat for the Intercontinental Championship. -The difference between The Main Event and Saturday Night’s main event is finally revealed! -Randy Savage had […]

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Everybody’s Talking: The Best of the Week in Pro Wrestling Podcasts

August 24, 2017

Everybody’s Talking: The Best of the Week in Pro Wrestling Podcasts In a week dominated by news of Ric Flair’s hospitalization and, of course, all things SummerSlam, the wrestling podcast world was at no loss for content. And while those subjects were certainly the most heavily discussed, there were lots of other odds and ends to sink your… ears (?) […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With on Scott Hall in the WWF: The iconic gangster film Vince McMahon has never seen, inside the epic WrestleMania X ladder match, wrestlers the Kliq took issue with, Walter Payton is a wrestling genius (Ep. 60)

August 24, 2017

Something to Wrestle With – Episode 60 Recap by: Jeff Rush, PWPodcasts.com Specialist Air date: 08/18/17 DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Impressions 9. Vince wants Diesel for sweeps 8. Jerry Jarrett’s Survivor Series Salad 7. Vince wants to strap a rocket to The Dean 6. Vince explains “androgynous” 5. Dick Murdoch wants a gig 4. Dusty doesn’t want to attend […]

Everybody's Talking
Everybody's Talking

Everybody’s Talking: The Best of the Week in Pro Wrestling Podcasts 

August 16, 2017

Everybody’s Talking: The Best of Last Week in Pro Wrestling Podcasts By Jeff Rush, PWPodcasts.com Specialist We are living through what is undoubtedly a golden age of the podcast industry. The medium has been around for years, but in my opinion, it truly exploded in the fall of 2014 when Sarah Koenig’s Serial took the world by storm. The popularity […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With on SummerSlam 1996: Inside scoop on the IC title tourney in Rio de Janeiro, HBK-Vader, Vince hates Westminster, Farooq gets a day job, Brock mistakes Bruce for who? (Ep. 59)

August 15, 2017

Something to Wrestle With – Episode 58 Release Date: August 4, 2017 Recap By: Jeff Rush, PWPodcasts.com Specialist Release Date: 08/11/17 DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top 10 impressions 10. Cornette goes off on Shawn Michaels 9. Vince introduces Shawn Michaels 8. Vince is excited about the idea of Marlena and Sable hooking up 7. Johnny Ace reacts to finding Herb […]

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Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With on Paul Heyman in the WWE – Tons of never before heard stories – Clubbing with Vince, the writer mistaken as Paul’s son, the ECW badass Paul warned he would beat up (Ep. 58)

August 8, 2017

Something to Wrestle With – Episode 58 Release Date: August 4, 2017 Recap By: Jeff Rush, PWPodcasts.com Specialist DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top 10 impressions 10. Heyman toughs out a knee injury. 9. Heyman pitches Brother Love for the WWE HOF. 8. Pat Patterson wants you to stop being a pansy. 7. High pressure Heyman job interview. 6. Michael Hayes […]

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QUICK QUOTES: Bruce Prichard on the physical condition and backstage reputation of Big Show in 2000, including the story of a “tough love” rib played by Brock Lesnar

July 29, 2017

The Big Show is often compared to Andre the Giant. Both wrestling giants suffered with Acromegaly – a disorder that results from excess growth hormone after the growth plates have closed. Through successful treatment, Show no longer suffers from the disorder. Though he is now just a year younger than Andre was at the time he passed away, Show is […]

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Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With on SummerSlam 2000 – Why Randy Savage reached out to Bruce in 2000, Brock Lesnar eats Krispy Kremes, the Legend of Just Joe, Chris Kreski, and the common wrestling term Bruce has never heard (Ep. 56)

July 28, 2017

Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard – Demolition Air date: July 28, 2017 Recap by: Jeff Rush, PWPodcasts.com Specialist DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top 10 Impressions 10. Tony Garea, Stinkface Match agent. 9. Dusty Rhodes describes a Stinkface match. 8. Macho Man wants WWF to hire Mona. 7. Dick Cheney invites the Rock to the GOP Convention 6. Vince wants […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With on Demolition – the rise and fall of the legendary group, why Ax was replaced by Crush, the revelation of where “Doot Doot Doot” comes from, where do they rank on Bruce’s all-time WWE tag teams? (Ep. 55)

July 23, 2017

Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard – Demolition Air date: July 14, 2017 Recap by: Jeff Rush, PWPodcasts.com Specialist DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Noteworthy items: Though Bruce has a bit of a reputation as being a WWF-lifer and apologist, over the course of this show, he proclaimed to be a bigger fan of both Demolition members earlier persona’s prior to […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With on the Rise of John Cena – McMahon’s initial reaction to Cena, how the rap gimmick came together, Bruce’s huge revelation regarding Funaki! (Ep. 52)

June 29, 2017

Something to Wrestling With on The Rise Of John Cena Air date: 6/23/17 Recap by: PWPodcasts Specialist Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Impressions 8. Vince’s first impression of John Cena 7. Heyman feels a rapping gimmick will kill Cena 6. Vince is taken by Cena’s physique 5. Paul Bearer cares about the bottom line 4. Vince does the […]

Dusty Rhodes episode
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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestling With on Vince Russo – his pitch for an O.J. Simpson match, why he left the WWF, how much credit should get for the Attitude Era? (Ep. 51)

June 21, 2017

Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard – Vince Russo in the WWF Air Date: 6/16/17 Episode 51 Recap by: Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Noteworthy Items (full timestamps at the end) – Russo once trained with Johnny Rodz to become a pro wrestler – Russo pitched O.J. Simpson vs. Ron Goldman in a “Choose your weapon” match for WrestleMania […]

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Quick Quotes: Bruce Prichard explains how the DX Invasion unfolded, who inspired The Rock’s third-person persona

June 20, 2017

During this week’s episode of Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard: Vince Russo In The WWE, Conrad Thompson asked Bruce about some major moments during the Attitude Era and his thoughts on Vince Russo’s contributions to them. Russo recently taking credit for writing the DX invasion on Nitro: “The DX Invasion is something that was brought up in a production […]

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QUICK QUOTES: Bruce Prichard on Vince McMahon initially seeing Triple H as mid-card, a different perspective on the Curtain Call.

June 17, 2017

During this week’s episode of Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard: Vince Russo In The WWE, Conrad Thompson referenced Russo’s 2005 autobiography, Forgiven, throughout. The following excerpts came when the topic turned to Russo’s impact on Triple H’s career as well as the infamous Curtain Call: As was claimed in the book, did Vince Russo come up with the look, […]

Bruce Prichard Something to Wrestle With

WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: Something to Wrestle With on Hulk Hogan’s 1988, why Bruce was terrified of working with Andre, what inspired Hogan to pitch the feud with Boss Man, who won the practice Royal Rumbles?

June 16, 2017

Something To Wrestle With – Hulk Hogan’s 1988 Release Date: June 1, 2017 Recap by: Jeff Rush DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Highlights (full timestamps at the end): – There were several practice runs done prior to the first Royal Rumble. Don Muraco won them all. – Pat Patterson invented the Rumble concept, envisioning it as a “reverse battle royal.” – […]

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