Rock Star Gary reflects on WCW SuperBrawl II

Live from Milwaukee, WI

Airdate: February 29, 1992

Attendance:  5,000

Hosted by Jim Ross & Jesse “The Body” Ventura

Can Sting regain the World title from Luger? Will the Dangerous Alliance prevail in its matches? How will Pillman fare against Liger? Let’s find out!

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCW-NJPW Supershow II

Live from Tokyo, Japan

Airdate: January 4, 1992

Attendance:  50,000

Will Chosu or Fujinami unify the G18/IWGP title? Can Chono win the WCW World title? Will Muta and Sting keep their peace against the Steiners? Let’s find out!

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The SmarK Rant for WCW Clash of the Champions XXVII–06.23.94

The SmarK Rant for WCW Clash of the Champions XXVII – 06.23.94

(Originally written 02.01.18)

Live from Charleston, SC, doing a 3.0 rating (fourth lowest in Clash history) and drawing 4000 paid, although they just lied and said the building was sold out with 11,000 people.

Your hosts are Tony & Bobby, alternating with Jesse.

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCW Starrcade ’91

Live from Norfolk, VA

Airdate: December 29, 1991

Attendance:  9,000

Hosted by Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone

Tag team turmoil surrounds this inaugural event. Who will survive to become Battlebowl champion? Read on!

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCW Clash of the Champions XVII

Live from Savannah, GA

Airdate:  November 19, 1991

Attendance: 6.922

Hosted by Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone

Can Sting retain the US title against Rude? Will Rhodes and Windham achieve tag team gold? Does Rick Steiner stand a chance against Luger? Read on!

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The SmarK Rant for WCW Spring Stampede 1994

The SmarK Retro Rant for WCW Spring Stampede 1994

– Okay, for those not aware, the original rant for this show was done REALLY early in my retro-ranting career, and in fact may have been the first. Either that or Slamboree 94, I can never keep them straight. Anyway, fans of mine probably know exactly how much I hate my old stuff and how more than happy I am to redo the pre-99 works in most cases. And since I get lots of requests to repost this one, I figured, what the hell, let’s redo it. Besides which, if I can get the proposed third book about WCW sold, I’ll need better material to recycle.

(This was written in 2002 and may or may not be due for another go-around, I dunno.  I figured I might as well repost it because the next issue of the Observer has the review and I’ve been away for Christmas and I’m in need of content with Brian on baby-related hiatus as well.  Now that I’m back we should be into a regular schedule again as we get into the new year.) 

– Live from Chicago, IL

– Your hosts are Tony & Bobby.

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCW Halloween Havoc ’91

Live from Chattanooga, TN

Airdate: October 27, 1991

Attendance:  8,900 (4,400 paid)

Hosted by Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone

Can Simmons capture gold in Chattanooga? Who will become the new light heavyweight champion? Also, who is the WCW Phantom? Read on!

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCW Clash of the Champions XVI

Live from Augusta, GA

Airdate:  September 5, 1991

Attendance:  2,800

Hosted by Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone

The World tag team titles are up for grabs! Also, what happens during the contract signing for the World title match at Halloween Havoc? Read on!

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New Book: KB’s Monday Nitro and Thunder Reviews Volume VI

A comprehensive look back at every episode of WCW Monday Nitro and Thunder from July – December 1999. This is a rather bad time for WCW as everything is starting to fall apart due to a combination of horribly boring wrestling and some rather questionable booking choices. With the good old boys no longer doing the trick, the solution was to bring in the star of WWF Creative: Vince Russo, meaning it’s all downhill from there. In this book, every episode of both shows in the second half of 1999 is reviewed in full, complete with analysis, ratings and complete content included.

The book is available on Amazon both in a physical paperback for $10.99 or an e-book format for $2.99. In case you don’t have a Kindle, there are plenty of FREE apps you can get from Amazon for pretty much any electronic device, all of which are available at this link.

You can pick up the book from Amazon here.

From the UK Amazon here.

From the Canadian Amazon here.

Or if you’re in another country with its own Amazon page, just search “KB Nitro VI” and it should be the first thing to come up.

Also you can still get any of my previous books on the WWE Championship, the Intercontinental Championship, Monday Night Raw from 1997, 1998, 2001 and the first half of 2014, Monday Nitro from 1995-1998, In Your House, Summerslam, Starrcade, ECW Pay Per Views, Royal Rumble, Saturday Night’s Main Event, the WWF and WCW pay per views from 1998, Wrestlemania, WWE Grab Bag and Clash of the Champions at my author’s page here.

I hope you like it and shoot me any questions you might have.

Thomas Hall

The Chrononaut Chronicles: WrestleVania

Hey guys, I’m the Chrononaut, a traveler of time and space, reviewing wrestling shows from different eras of the past. Thanks to Scott for giving me the opportunity to share my retro reviews with all of you. Let’s begin with a Halloween-tinged trip back to WWE 24/7 and the October 2006 offering of Shorties, entitled WrestleVania!

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