Place to be Network Rewind Series: WCW Bash at the Beach 1996

From the fine folks at Place to be Nation, listen to the podcast that discusses one of the most influential PPV’s in the history of professional wrestling. This podcast also features Scott Keith as a special guest so click on the link below and give it a listen.

http://placetobenation.com/place-to-be-network-rewind-series-bash-at-the-beach-1996/

 

 

 

 

 

Place to Be Nation Holiday Weekend Update

Hope everyone has a great holiday weekend here in the states…and a great generic two day weekend everywhere else. Here are some written pieces and podcasts we thought you may enjoy!


If you enjoy wrestling podcasts and are not listening to Kris Zellner’s Exile to Badstreet show you are doing it all wrong…Kris has done shows on the Fall of UWF and JCP, the vibrant independent scene of the 2000s, the lives and careers of Dusty Rhodes and Buddy Landell and much, much more. His shows always include great panels, including Court Bauer, Wes Hatch. David Bixenspan and others. Absolute must listens! Exile on Badstreet


Our yearly tribute to Americana in wrestling history: A Tribute to America (As Told Through the World of Wrestling)

We reposted JT’s look at Brutus Beefcake’s parasailing injury, which occurred 25 years ago this July 4: Summer-Slammed: Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake and the Summer of 1990

Roger, Andrew & JT looked back at cable TV and MTV’s heyday in We Miss the 90s: Cable Television, Part One – The Early Days & MTV

Scott & JT revisited Royal Rumble 1995: Scott & JT’s Vintage Vault Refresh: Royal Rumble 1995

We have weekly recaps of Raw, Impact, ROH and Tough Enough!

The Kevin Kelly Show tackled the GWF & TNA partnership, WWE Network’s Japan show and was visited by Todd Sinclair: The Kevin Kelly Show Episode 38 – Todd Sinclair

Over the past two years, JT has recapped the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, which will continue this weekend: JR’s Treasure Trove #5: 2014 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Place to be Nation Podcasts

The fine folks over at Place to be Nation have two podcasts that discuss the career of Dusty Rhodes

“Exile on Badstreet” discusses the life and times of Dusty Rhodes

http://placetobenation.com/exile-on-badstreet-8-stardust-memories-the-life-times-of-dusty-rhodes/

“History of Wrestling” podcast also remembers Dusty’s career

http://placetobenation.com/history-of-wrestling-podcast-episode-8-remembering-the-dream/

Give these two wonderful podcasts a listen by clicking on the links above.

Place to be Nation Celebrates Their 2nd Year Anniversary

Officially launching on June 1st, 2013, Place to be Nation has gave us over 3,400 podcasts and articles on topics such as sports, wrestling, comics, television, music, and movies. Over the next few weeks they will be highlighting “The Best of PTBN,” a collection of select pieces from each staff member that you can view by clicking on the link below.

http://placetobenation.com/category/the-best-of-ptbn/

Place to be Nation Presents: King of the Ring Special

The fine folks over at Place to be Nation have gone through every King of the Ring PPV as they re-booked and re-ranked all the brackets and overall shows. So, click on the link below and listen then post here on what you agree and disagree with.

http://placetobenation.com/brad-and-chads-king-of-the-ring-special-rankings-rebooking-and-more/

Place to be Nation Presents: Real World Champion (2008-2014)

The staff over at Place to be Nation have voted to determine which wrestler in North America earned the title of the “Real World Champion” for each given year. Wrestlers were determined by the following factors: workrate, drawing ability, influence, and general overall presentation. Don’t think of this as which actual champion was the best but rather which wrestler of a given year best represented a combination of all these factors, the factors in which you would look for in a champion. Click on the link below to read the article and comment here too to voice your opinion on the selections. 

http://placetobenation.com/ptbns-real-world-champion-2008-2014/

Place to be Nation Presents: Real World Champion (2001-2007)

The staff over at Place to be Nation have voted to determine which wrestler in North America earned the title of the “Real World Champion” for each given year. Wrestlers were determined by the following factors: workrate, drawing ability, influence, and general overall presentation. Don’t think of this as which actual champion was the best but rather which wrestler of a given year best represented a combination of all these factors, the factors in which you would look for in a champion. Click on the link below to read the article and comment here too to voice your opinion on the selections. 

http://placetobenation.com/ptbns-real-world-champion-2001-2007/

Place to be Nation Presents: Real World Champion 1995-2000

The staff over at Place to be Nation have voted to determine which wrestler in North America earned the title of the “Real World Champion” for each given year. Wrestlers were determined by the following factors: workrate, drawing ability, influence, and general overall presentation. Don’t think of this as which actual champion was the best but rather which wrestler of a given year best represented a combination of all these factors, the factors in which you would look for in a champion. Click on the link below to read the article and comment here too to voice your opinion on the selections.

http://placetobenation.com/ptbns-real-world-champion-1995-2000/

Place to be Nation Presents: Real World Champion 1989-94

The staff over at Place to be Nation have voted to determine which wrestler in North America earned the title of the “Real World Champion” for each given year. Wrestlers were determined by the following factors: workrate, drawing ability, influence, and general overall presentation. Don’t think of this as which actual champion was the best but rather which wrestler of a given year best represented a combination of all these factors, the factors in which you would look for in a champion. Click on the link below to read the article and comment here too to voice your opinion on the selections.

http://placetobenation.com/ptbns-real-world-champion-1989-1994/

Place to be Nation WrestleMania Week Update

It’s WrestleMania weekend and we have you covered with EVERYTHIIG Mania related. Here’s a taste of what you can find at placetobenation.com:

Dan’s WrestleMania XXXI Preview: 
The Definitive Ranking of the WrestleManias: 
The Five Count: Undertaker’s WrestleMania Opponents: 
The Great WrestleMania Re-Book series: 
Audio: PTBN Main Event – WrestleMania 30 Preview
Audio: Good Will Wrestling – WrestleMania vs. Starrcade
Audio: Good Will Wrestling: Bad Booking in WrestleMania
22-1 or 21-2?: The Future of WWE Collides with its Past at WrestleMania 31
The Ranking of Randy Savage’s WrestleMania Matches:
Audio: Wrestling Culture Podcast – The Complete WrestleMania Weekend Preview

Place to Be Nation – Royal Rumble Week

Good afternoon everyone…it’s Royal Rumble weekend and over at PTBN, we had some Rumble related content as well as some other pieces we feel you would enjoy, so check ’em out!

Aaron George reviewed and ranked all of the Royal Rumble matches: The Definitive Ranking of Royal Rumble Matches

Matt Davis delivers 101 Facts you may or may not have known about the Royal Rumble: 101 Facts You May Not Know About the Royal Rumble

Scott, Justin & Graham Cawthon looked back at Royal Rumble 2004: Place to Be Podcast Episode 358: Royal Rumble 2004

Our Royal Rumble rewind series checked out the 1991 and 1997 installments: Royal Rumble Rewind Series

Dan McGinn previews this Sunday’s event: 2015 Royal Rumble Preview

Also…

Charles Williams is back with his weekly This Week in 90s Wrestling column: This Week In 90’s Wrestling: January 18th – 24th

Round Three of the Greatest Song of the 90s Tournament wraps this weekend, so get in and catch up on voting if you haven’t yet: PTBN Greatest Song of the 90s Tournament

Graham Cawthon debuted his History of Wrestling podcast with a look at wrestling memories from the Meadowlands: History of Wrestling Podcast #1: Remembering the Meadowlands

Scott Keith joined the PTB Podcast for another trip through the mailbag: Place to Be Podcast Episode 359: Mailbag with Scott Keith #5

Place to Be Podcast Episode 359: Mailbag with Scott Keith #5

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott welcome back Scott Keith to again dive into their respective mailbags. Scott, Justin and Scott chat about Roman Reigns, DeflateGate, the announce team shakeup, NXT, Bad News Barrett, TNA, Battlebowl, brass rings, Royal Rumble memories, shitty wrestling finishers and much more.
Also, Keith rants on the Bleacher Report Triple H article that was posted today.
So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin and Scott because it is time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

This Week in 90’s Wrestling from Place to be Nation: January 1st-3rd

Here is a new feature at Place to be Nation that highlights all of the major happenings in 90’s wrestling in chronological order. This will appear on Sunday’s. Click on the link below too view the article, which contains links to matches and interviews. January 4th-10th will be posted later tonight.

http://placetobenation.com/this-week-in-90s-wrestling-january-1st-3rd/

Place to Be Podcast Episode 353: Jeff Jarrett

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott welcome in the one and only Jeff Jarrett! Jeff discusses the creation and future of Global Force Wrestling, Wrestle Kingdom #9, what keeps him energized in the business, his all time favorite wrestlers to watch and why the future of pro wrestling is bright.

Jeff also plays some wrestler name association and talks about his relationship with Owen Hart and Randy Savage, his NWA gimmick in 1998, his favorite promotor to work for, and whether or not he would ever return to WWE before wrapping with a fun nostalgic trip through his territory and early WWF days.

After that, Scott and Justin reveal their next interview guest!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott and Justin because it is time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

Place to Be Podcast Episode 353: Jeff Jarrett

Place to Be Nation Friday Update

Welcome to the weekend! And thank you to everyone here that supports us as we found out last night that the Place to Be Nation podcast feed closed out 2014 in the Top 10 for Sports & Recreation podcasts on podbean. We were the only wrestling based feed that received that honor.

The PTBN Greatest Song of the 90s Tournament wrapped up Round One but polls remain open for a couple of more days, so get those final votes in: PTBN’s Greatest Song of the 90s Tournament

Kevin Kelly welcomed in the one and only Dennis Stamp for a lengthy chat: The Kevin Kelly Show Episode 24 – Dennis Stamp

Big time Hulkamaniac Glenn Butler reimagines a different career and life for Hulk Hogan: Hulk Hogan, As He Should Have Been

Lots of great comics pieces this week, including looks at Shazam, Thor and Avengers: PTBN Comics

The Seinfeld Rewatch has entered Season Four: PTBN Seinfeld Rewatch Series

The Main Event crew had an excellent discussion about CM Punk vs. WWE: PTBN’s Main Event – Episode #24, the Sequel: CM Punk vs. WWE

New episode of the NBA-Team looked at famous None & Doners that went Prep to Pros: PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast – The None and Doners

We also had Instant Reaction podcasts for TLC&S and NXT (R)Evolution: PTBN Reaction Podcasts