Archive for September 2020

In this episode of the Ruthlessly Aggressive Podcast, Jake welcomes Steve Riddle to discuss the 6/3/02 episode of Raw and 6/6/02 episode of Smackdown. They break down Raw's fascination with gross stuff, the last legs of the Austin/Flair feud, Shawn Michaels's big return, the world title picture, Maven receiving some treatment from Torrie Wilson, a solid match from Kurt Angle and Hardcore Holly, Edge's injury, the early stages of the King of the Ring tournament, great beatdowns, the debut of Jamie Noble, and much more.

 
Follow along through this progression through aggression!

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Welcome to The Year That Was... a limited podcast series by Aaron George! Aaron has spent years of his life watching every WWE PPV from 1985-2019 and will now regale you with stories and data from his journey.

In this edition, he digs deep into 2013. What were the highs? The lows? The good? The absolute garbage? Aaron breaks it all down for you on The Year That Was...

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In this week's Second Print adventure, Remso and Marc compare what comics were on their stack during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic to save their sanity and protect them from boredom. They look at Jonathan Hickman's confusing X Men run, an under-the-radar Deadpool story from Rob Liefeld and spend an inordinate amount of time discussing Tom King by looking at his Batman run, Mister Miracle and the abysmal Heroes in Crisis.

 

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First they were making the cut. Then they made the cut! And now... Aaron and JT are covering the gamut of wrestling, pop culture and beyond because... it is time to get NO HOLDS BARRED!

In this episode, the boys are back and kicking off a brand new project for 2020 by reviving LIST-A-MANIA! In this installment, JT & Aaron rank every September WWE PPV card from best to worst! Do you love their list? Hate it? Check it out and share your thoughts!

Come for the concept and the absurdity, stay for the Property AND Neville Brothers. JT! Aaron! NO HOLDS BARRED!

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In the the second edition of Shrink Wrapped: The Psychology of Super Heroes, Mental Health “Professionals” Timothy Capel, Jennifer Smith and Shawn Kidd gather in a dark, smelly room at Arkham Asylum to study the case file known as “The Killing Joke.” The team have been put on retainer by one Amanda Waller to assess if the maniac known as the Joker could qualify as a participant in the burgeoning Suicide Squad program. Join them as they discuss his inflated ego, a heartbreaking and possibly fake origin story, his connection to Batman, brutal acts of crime and indecency against Jim and Barbara Gordon and much more! 

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In this episode of Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars, JT Rozzero & Chad Campbell dive into the Monday Night Wars from 5/13/96!

They catch up on their personal lives for a few minutes and then get into Warrior University, fun hype for Undertaker/Goldust, Bulldog attacking Michaels on the beach, the first Michaels/Helmsley match, the shift in gimmick for Public Enemy from ECW to WCW, unhinged Randy Savage, Mongo's master plan, Lex Luger's big title shot and much more.

So sit back, settle in and join JT and Chad as they work their way through the one and only Monday Night Wrestling War era!

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Another edition of This Week in the NFL is available for your listening pleasure!  Your favorite three man booth of Cowboy, Cowboy Senior, and the always affable John D'Amato are here to take you through all the action.  The guys take a look back at Week 2 including analysis of Pats/Seahawks and a discussion on the rash of injuries to star players. They also look ahead to all the big Week 3 matchups highlighted by Chiefs/Ravens on Monday night.  Enjoy!

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TNA...never dies! And Aaron, JT, & Jenny are here to relive the magic, the madness, and the tears! In this episode, the gang talks the NWA-TNA PPV from 8/21/02. They discuss an interesting Best of Three Falls war between AJ Styles & Jerry Lynn, the arrival of Brian Lee, Flying Elvis issues, Low-Ki's X Division dominance, a big night for Monty Brown, Jarrett dealing with the Bullet and so much more, including a litany of post-show awards! 

So sit back and enjoy a podcast dedicated to the mercurial, eternal, immortal wrestling promotion that stakes its claim to being filled with Total Nonstop Action!

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“Maximum Carnage” was an epic 14-part 1993 crossover in which Spider-Man and “anti-hero” Venom, along with various other superheroes, team up to take on Venom’s murderous spawn, Carnage, who forms his own band of villains to wreak havoc on New York City. This storyline became so much more, as it achieved huge sales numbers for Marvel Comics and became a pop-culture phenomenon, even inspiring a video game and theme park attraction. In todays Second Print Comics Podcast, Marc leads Remso through this epic event, as they look at the good, the bad and the....never ending stream of B and C list characters in our breakdown of "Maximum Carnage!" Along the way, you'll learn earn more than you ever wanted to know about such random, irrelevant characters such as Shriek, Demogoblin, Carrion, Deathlok, The Molten Man, Nightwatch and more! 

 

Support the Second Print Comics Podcast over on Patreon for TONS of bonus content and perks, including early episode releases, bonus rants, access to the Second Print Comics Fan Zone on Facebook, and so much more that you're just gonna have to check it out to find out!

 

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SecondPrintPod!

 

Check out our website for episodes, reviews and more at SecondPrintComics.com

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In this episode of The Gang Gets a Podcast, Aaron, JT & Josh break down It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia S1, E1: The Gang Gets Racist. They discuss the overall world within the show, the main characters, how the show deals with sensitive topics, their "Seinfeldian" way of paying off multiple storylines and much more!

So, put aside your Charlie Work, settle in for the Pod of Pods and always remember to stay sunny with the Gang!

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Welcome to another edition of This Week in the NFL. Cowboy, D'Amato & Senior break down all the Week 1 action and takes a look to Week 2. Items of note include: Panic in San Francisco? Can the Bucs bounce back? Are the WFT and Cardinals for real? Did Jason Garrett ever leave Dallas?

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From the eagle’s nest, high above the ECW arena, this is the Extreme Three Way Dance! In this episode, JT, Jenny and John review two weeks ECW TV and then dive into Heatwave 1995!

The troublesome trio discuss the continued dominance of Raven & Richards,  the Pitbulls as faces, the red hot Bill Alphonso, Sandman on top of the extreme world, an amazing Richards/Vachon cage match, Dreamer's iconic chair shot, the Gangstas picking up a big win and so much more!

So jump on board, grab a chair and get ready to join this threesome for the most extreme hour of your week!

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In this episode of the Ruthlessly Aggressive Podcast, Jake is joined again by Scott Shifflett to discuss the 5/27/02 episode of Raw and 5/30/02 episode of Smackdown. The pair discuss a big hometown return, a misstep in Brock Lesnar's ascension, Kevin Nash trying to revive the NWO, the tension between Booker T and the NWO, regular guy Tommy Dreamer, a weird time for the Hardyz, a classic ladder match between Guerrero and Van Dam, the sorry state of the tag division, a surprising Undertaker/Orton match, Triple H back in the title picture, Edge and Angle taking their feud into a steel cage, and much more!

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Welcome to The Year That Was... a limited podcast series by Aaron George! Aaron has spent years of his life watching every WWE PPV from 1985-2019 and will now regale you with stories and data from his journey.

In this edition, he digs deep into 1985. What were the highs? The lows? The good? The absolute garbage? Aaron breaks it all down for you on The Year That Was...

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“The Watchmen” is a pop culture classic, but why have all attempts to capitalize on Alan Moore’s vision failed? Remso and Marc discuss the magic of the Watchmen, and how everyone who tried to capitalize on it failed to do so. From the original comic to the film, prequels, and HBO series, get ready to ask “who watches the Watchmen?”

 

Support the Second Print Comics Podcast over on Patreon for TONS of bonus content and perks, including early episode releases, bonus rants, access to the Second Print Comics Fan Zone on Facebook, and so much more that you're just gonna have to check it out to find out!

 

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SecondPrintPod!

 

Check out our website for episodes, reviews and more at SecondPrintComics.com

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First they were making the cut. Then they made the cut! And now... Aaron and JT are covering the gamut of wrestling, pop culture and beyond because... it is time to get NO HOLDS BARRED!

In this episode, Aaron and JT do a post mortem on The Year That Was... 2004 by working their way through Aaron's official ranking of every WWF PPV match from 2004. What was too high, too low and just right? What was the worst of the worst and best of the best? Tune in to find out!

Come for the concept and the absurdity, stay for the Property AND Neville Brothers. JT! Aaron! NO HOLDS BARRED!

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Rank & File #1: The Office

After a long hiatus, Rank & File returns, with a twist! Host Jordan Duncan is back to rank any and everything, and he’s brought along some friends to help him - Aaron George and Erich Hinkle.

First stop on the Rank & File return tour? Scranton, Pennsylvania, of course! The boys have a bracket of 32 of the greatest Office episodes in history and they will debate and vote each match up until there is a definitive BEST episode. Tune in for the discussion, stay for the sexual chemistry between Aaron and Erich!

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In this episode of Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars, JT Rozzero & Chad Campbell dive into the Monday Night Wars from 5/6/96!

They catch up on their personal lives for a few minutes and then get into Panama City as a Spring Break destination, more maniacal Macho Man, the passing of Ray Stevens, a Jushin Liger appearance, Ric Flair's VIP section,  an odd night for Lex Luger, more accusations against Shawn Michaels, waiting for Marc Mero's breakout match, the arrival of the Samoan Gangsta Party, a tough showing for British Bulldog, Tekno Team 2000 still in the house, a one time only match and much more.

So sit back, settle in and join JT and Chad as they work their way through the one and only Monday Night Wrestling War era!

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The boys are back for a new season of NFL football! Your three man booth returns as Cowboy, Senior, and the sophisticated John D’Amato are here to bring you a preview of the upcoming season. Brady to the Bucs! Cam to the Pats! It’s all here in this jam packed edition of your favorite NFL podcast. Enjoy!

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Chad wraps up 1988 in JCP by looking at three great matches. He discusses the effectiveness of War Games as a gimmick match and bids farewell to Tully Blanchard and Dusty Rhodes.

Matches Discussed:

War Games 7/16/88

Arn Anderson/Tully Blanchard vs Midnight Express 9/10/88

Eddie Gilbert vs Barry Windham 12/24/88 WCW SN

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