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

Place to Be Nation Friday Update

Welcome to weekend everyone. Enjoy this sample from the week that was at PTBN!

Cast your vote now! The first four pools of PTBN’s Greatest 90s Song Tournament are open for voting: PTBN’s Greatest Song of the 90s Tournament

Steve, Glenn and Kristle look at the complexities behind the growing intergender wrestling craze on the independent scene:  The High Spot: An Interlude on Intergender Wrestling

Brad, Justin & Ben ranked all 27 Survivor Series PPVs: Brad and Chad’s Survivor Series Rewind Special: Ranking the Survivor Series Shows

Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh series is through SummerSlam 1989: Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh: SummerSlam 1989

Brad Woodling examined the Survivor Series 2009 main event: 2 DXers, 1 Champ

Russell Sellers looked at both CW’s Flash and Dr. Strange this week: Sellers Points

PTBN’s Seinfeld Rewatch checks out classic episodes “The Boyfriend” and “The Fix-Up”: Seinfeld: The PTBN Series Rewatch

We also had a new Wrestling Culture Podcast on the WON HOF results, a Survivor Series Rewind Podcast that took us back to 1989 and a new Pro Wrestling Super Show looking at the Variations of the Four Horsemen

Place to Be Nation Friday Update

Welcome to weekend everyone. Enjoy this sample from the week that was at PTBN!

Cast your vote now! The first four pools of PTBN’s Greatest 90s Song Tournament are open for voting: PTBN’s Greatest Song of the 90s Tournament

Scott & Justin were joined by Scott Keith for a mailbag episode: Place to Be Podcast

Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh series is through WrestleMania V: Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh: WrestleMania V

Kyle Fitta examined the state of WWE as they near Survivor Series: Examining the WWE and the Road to Survivor Series

Russell Sellers looked at both Justice League and Captain America this week: Sellers Points

PTBN’s Seinfeld Rewatch checks out classic episodes “The Subway” and “The Pez Dispenser”: Seinfeld: The PTBN Series Rewatch

Kevin Kelly chatted with RD Evans & Bobby Cruise:  The Kevin Kelly Show Episode 22 – Featuring Bobby Cruise & RD Evans

Andrew Riche talked with hoops authors Jeff Pearlman and Jack McCallum about their respective new books: PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast: Jeff Pearlman & Jack McCallum

The Wrestling Culture crew talked John Cena: Wrestling Culture Podcast #60: John Cena


Place to Be Podcast Episode 345: Mailbag with Scott Keith #4

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 WWE Network, PPV titles, iron man matches, World titles, TNA’s future, wrestler quirks, defining moments, wrestling figures and much more!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin and Scott because it is time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!http://placetobenation.com/place-to-be-podcast-episode-345-mailbag-with-scott-keith-4/

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Examining the WWE and the Road to Survivor Series

Two weeks ago, WWE announced their Network numbers, and to no shock, they were less-than-stellar. WWE then decided to disband the six-month commitment, a…
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Place to Be Nation Friday Update

Welcome to weekend everyone. Enjoy this sample of holiday and other pieces from the week that was at PTBN!

Cast your vote now! The first four pools of PTBN’s Greatest 90s Song Tournament are open for voting: PTBN’s Greatest Song of the 90s Tournament

Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh series is through Royal Rumble 1989: Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh: Royal Rumble 1989

The PTBN Staff counted down their favorite Hell in a Cell matches: The Five Count: Hell in a Cell Matches

Roger Morrissette checked out Saturday Night’s Main Event 10/31/85 & Halloween Havoc 1991: The Cowboy Goes to Class

Movies of the P2B Generation is through 2006: Movies of the P2B Generation

Russell Sellers looked at Wonder Woman as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe this week: Sellers Points

PTBN’s Seinfeld Rewatch checks out classic episodes “The Red Dot” and “The Suicide”: Seinfeld: The PTBN Series Rewatch

Scott & Justin chatted Summerslam 2003 and rewatched some April 1993 Raws: Place to Be Podcast

The NBA-Team discussed who the Next 15 could be on top of the NBA 50: PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast: The Next 15

Kyle Fitta discussed the return of the Patriot Way: The Patriot Way

Place to Be Nation Friday Update

Welcome to Halloween weekend everyone. Enjoy this sample of holiday and other pieces from the week that was at PTBN!

Justin entered his Treasure Trove to break down the iconic Ghostbusters music video: JR’s Treasure Trove #3 – Ghostbusters: The Music Video (1984)

It’s Halloween! Here are playlists of great wrestling Halloween moments as well as a Halloween music playlist for you!


Kevin Kelly was joined by Gangrel for his Halloween Episode: The Kevin Kelly Show Episode 21 – Featuring Gangrel

Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh series is through Survivor Series 1988: Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh: Survivor Series 1988

Matt D breaks down Halloween Havoc 1991: Where the Big Boys Play: The Column Beyond – The Great(???) Match Robbery of 1991

The NBA-Team had a couple of podcasts this week, including an interview with Charley Rosen: NBA-Team Podcast

PTBN’s Seinfeld Rewatch checks out classic episodes “The Tape” and “The Nose Job”: Seinfeld: The PTBN Series Rewatch

Place to Be Nation Friday Update

Welcome to the weekend everyone. Enjoy this sample of pieces from the week that was at PTBN!

Brad Woodling remembers the first time John Cena battled Randy Orton inside Hell in a Cell: Cena and Orton’s First Clash in the Cell

The Titans of Wrestling crew interviewed the great Tito Santana: Titans of Wrestling #36: Interview with Tito Santana

Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh series is through SummerSlam 1988: Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh: SummerSlam 1988

The NBA-Team continues their preseason divisional previews and Andrew Riche has begun his written previews as well: PTBN’s NBA-Team Division Previews

Maurice Pogue examines buying video games for gaming vs. collecting: The Wall of Shame

PTBN’s Seinfeld Rewatch checks out classic episodes “The Pen” and “The Parking Garage”: Seinfeld: The PTBN Series Rewatch

The Place to Be Podcast chatted Vengeance 2003 and also hosted their fourth annual Halloween Spooktacular: Place to Be Podcast

Place to Be Nation Friday Update

Welcome to the weekend everyone. Enjoy this sample of pieces from the week that was at PTBN!

The one and only CRZ joined the Main Event crew to talk Hell in a Cell as well as run through a series of Wrestling Favorite questions: PTBN’s Main Event – Episode #20: Fun and Games with CRZ!

Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh series is through WrestleMania IV: Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh: WrestleMania IV

The NBA-Team continues their preseason divisional previews: PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast Division Previews

PTBN’s Seinfeld Rewatch checks out classic episodes “The Pen” and “The Parking Garage”: Seinfeld: The PTBN Series Rewatch

Kevin Kelly welcomed in Kyle O’Reilly, talked Daniel Bryan, CM Punk and  took part in a Wrestling Network Draft on Episode 20: The Kevin Kelly Show Episode 20 – Featuring Kyle O’Reilly

Andrew Woltman attended a taping of Late Night with Seth Myers and shares his experience: http://placetobenation.com/my-late-night-experience/

The Hard Traveling Fanboys counted down the best creative teams in comics: Hard-Traveling Fanboys: Countdown (Best Creative Teams)

Place to Be Nation Friday Update

Welcome to the weekend, everyone. Enjoy this sampling of the week that was at PTBN.

Dr. Tom Prichard joined the PTB Podcast for an in depth chat on his his career: Place to Be Podcast Episode 337: Dr. Tom Prichard

Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh continued on with Royal Rumble 1988: Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh: Royal Rumble 1988

The PTB Greatest TV Character World Cup has reached its final matchup: PTBN’s World Cup of TV Characters – Finals

PTBN’s NBA-Team Division Previews kicked off: PTBN’s NBA-Team Division Previews

The staff counted down their favorite WWE Intercontinental Champions: The Five Count: Intercontinental Champions

Will was joined by David Bixenspan and Charles to chat about how they would fix the WWE PPV schedule: Good Will Wrestling: Fixing the WWE PPV Schedule

The Seinfeld Rewatch Series is into Season Three and checked out the iconic The Library episode this week: Seinfeld: The PTBN Series Rewatch

The P2B Movies of Our Generation series is up to 2004:  Movies of the P2B Generation: 2004

Russell Sellers took a spoiler free look at Gone Girl: Gone Girl Cuts to the Heart of Modern Relationships, Media and…Us

Greg & Nick discussed Guardians of the Galaxy: Legacy: Hard-Traveling Fanboys: The Longbook Hunters (Guardians of the Galaxy: Legacy)

Thanks again for your support!

Place to Be Nation Friday Update

Welcome to the weekend, everyone. Enjoy this sampling of the week that was at PTBN.

Also, coming Monday night, Dr. Tom Prichard joins the PTB Podcast for a lenghty look into his career!

Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh continued on with Survivor Series 1987: Scott & Justin’s Vintage Vault Refresh: Survivor Series 1987

The PTB Greatest TV Character World Cup is down to the Elite Eight: PTBN’s World Cup of TV Characters – Elite Eight

The Pro Wrestling Super Show looked at the greatest manager/wrestler pairings in history: Pro-Wrestling Super Show: Top 6 Wrestlers-Managers Combinations

The Seinfeld Rewatch Series is into Season Three: Seinfeld: The PTBN Series Rewatch

The P2B Movies of Our Generation series is up to 2003:  Movies of the P2B Generation: 2003

Todd Weber checked out Thor #1: Weber Has Issues: Thor #1

Good Will Wrestling makes the Hall of Fame case for Dick Murdoch: Good Will Wrestling: The Legend of Dick Murdoch and reviewed the CMLL 81st Anniversary Show: Good Will Wrestling: CMLL 81st Anniversary Show Recap

Kevin Kelly was joined by Matt Hardy and also talked Night of Champions and more: The Kevin Kelly Show Episode 19 – Featuring Matt Hardy

Thanks again for your support!