#125 – I Like to Hurt People

On the 125th episode and season finale of the podcast, Dre and Black Cat return to the movies to review a video store gem: I Like to Hurt People. This classic is a movie with a complicated and a long road to Laser-Disc production before showing up on your local video store shelves in the late 80s. The Old School Wrestling Podcast will be broadcasting live from The Squared Circle on June 12 in Chicago with Box Brown. Stop by and join in on the fun! Please support the Old School Wrestling Podcast by visiting flairchop.com to purchase our book “The OSWP 500,” the collected volumes of the first 75 episodes, an OSWP t-shirt, or one of our beautiful posters.

#124 – The Moondogs vs Lawler and Jarrett, Kennett Concession Stand Brawl, January 1992

We take a trip down to the swamp this week on the show as we discuss the Moondogs in their legendary feud against Jeff Jarrett, Robert Fuller, and Jerry Lawler and review the classic concession stand brawl from January 1992 in Kennett, Missouri. We also get a scoop on one of the stars from Karate Kid 2 and go over some feedback from the last episode. Plus, we receive a special return visit from the American Dream in the OSWP studios. The Old School Wrestling Podcast will be broadcasting live from The Squared Circle on June 12 in Chicago with Box Brown. Stop by and join in on the fun! Please support the Old School Wrestling Podcast by visiting flairchop.com to purchase our book “The OSWP 500,” the collected volumes of the first 75 episodes, an OSWP t-shirt, or one of our beautiful posters.

#123 – Yokozuna vs Earthquake, Sumo Match, May 16, 1994

A great topic for Dre and the Black Cat this week on the Old School Wrestling Podcast as they take a look at an obscure match from 1994 on Monday Night Raw where Yokozuna took on Earthquake in a rare sumo match. They also announce their next live podcast on June 12th with Box Brown at the Squared Circle in Chicago on June 12th, go over some great feedback from the Army of Darkness episode and Dre has an incredible surprise for Black Cat! Please support the Old School Wrestling Podcast by visiting flairchop.com to purchase our book “The OSWP 500,” the collected volumes of the first 75 episodes, an OSWP t-shirt, or one of our beautiful posters.

 

#122 – The Army of Darkness

The Old School Wrestling Podcasts explores the dark side of wrestling this week on the show with a visit from Abudadein, the Chairman of the Board, and Kevin Sullivan. Dre and Black Cat also partake in a few cosmic cookies while they’re at it and then spend a few minutes talking with Robert from the Atomic Elbow discussing the newest Atomic Elbow, Georgia wrestling, and who knows what else. Please support the Old School Wrestling Podcast by visiting flairchop.com to purchase our book “The OSWP 500,” the collected volumes of the first 75 episodes, an OSWP t-shirt, or one of our beautiful posters.

#121 – Ultimate Warrior

There was no one else like him in the world of professional wrestling  – The Ultimate Warrior. Dre and the Black Cat sit down to talk about the icon mere days after his passing and days after seeing him live in New Orleans and review two matches from his career. The first is his cage match with Rick Rude at SummerSlam 1990 for the WWF Heavyweight championship and the second is possibly his very first TV appearance with Sting in the mid-80s when he was simply known as Jim Hellwig and teamed with a young Steve Borden and were known as the Freedom Fighters. Please support the Old School Wrestling Podcast by visiting flairchop.com to purchase our book “The OSWP 500,” the collected volumes of the first 75 episodes, an OSWP t-shirt, or one of our beautiful posters.

#120 – Live in New Orleans – War to Settle the Score, February 18, 1985

This week the Black Cat and Dre are joined by their good friends from the Awesome 80s Podcast for the annual SuperCast between the two except this year they got in a car and rolled on down to New Orleans to broadcast live from Champion’s Square park outside of WrestleMania 30. This year the wrestling nerds and the 80s nostalgia nerds take on the 1985 classic MTV special featuring Hulk Hogan, Mr. T, Cindi Lauper, Mr. T, Capt. Lou Albano, and Rowdy Piper.

#119 – WrestleMania XX

Jumping into the modern era, Dre and the Black Cat review the classic, yet potentially controversial, WrestleMania 20 this week on the podcast. Hear them discuss their thoughts on a rising John Cena, a cluster of a match between Brock Lesnar and Goldberg, a technical classic between Kurt Angle and Eddie Guerrero, and the legendary final match between HHH, Shawn Michaels, and Chris Benoit. The OSWP also continues their preparation for the live OSWP recording in New Orleans during the second half of the episode. Please support the Old School Wrestling Podcast by visiting flairchop.com to purchase our book “The OSWP 500,” our collected volumes of the first 75 episodes, an OSWP t-shirt, or one of our beautiful posters.

#118 – Shane Douglas vs Bam Bam Bigelow, October 16, 1997

Dre and the Black Cat take a look back this week at a gem of a match between Shane Douglas and Bam Bam Bigelow for the ECW title in at the legendary Elk’s Lodge. They also go over their trip to New Orleans, feedback from the Coal Miner’s Glove match show, and receive another visit from good ol’ Liz Hunter. Please support the Old School Wrestling Podcast by visiting flairchop.com to purchase our book “The OSWP 500,” our collected volumes of the first 75 episodes, an OSWP t-shirt, or one of our beautiful posters.

Live OSWP in New Orleans on April 6th!

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Dre and the Black Cat will be broadcasting live (to tape) in Champion’s Square Park at 2 PM the afternoon before WrestleMania. More details to come! Follow Black Cat on Twitter @flairchops for up-to-the-minute details!

#117 – The Tale of the Coal Miner’s Glove

On the newest OSWP we fall into a nasty YouTube wormhole as we explore the history of the Coal Miner’s Glove match. We start by reviewing a match between Jimmy Snuka and Col. DeBeers, followed by a match between Curt Hennig and the Assassin in Portland and then take a look at a late 70s PBS documentary called “Savage” about Dutch Savage, the inventor of the Coal Miner’s Glove match. It’s a wild trip, so fasten your seat belts and enjoy the ride. We also go over all the details of the first LIVE OSWP on Sunday afternoon in New Orleans before WrestleMania 30. Please support the Old School Wrestling Podcast by visiting flairchop.com to purchase our book “The OSWP 500,” are collected volumes of the first 75 episodes, an OSWP t-shirt, or one of our beautiful posters.