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Booking Memphis Wrestling with Jerry Jarrett

Oct 12, 2018

Before the Monday night wars, before the Vince McMahon war on the territories, the biggest war in wrestling was happening in the Atlanta territory in the 70s.  A massive promotional war erupted when Ann Gunkel split away from the NWA and ran opposition, and Jerry Jarrett ended up in the middle of it as the NWA's...


Oct 5, 2018

Memphis historian and prolific wrestling author Mark James joins us on this episode to talk about his memories of the glory days of Memphis! He and Jerry Jarrett talk about the fascinating dual personalities of Jimmy Valiant on and off camera, an infamous riot at the Mid-South Coliseum after a show, Jimmy Hart saving...


Sep 28, 2018

Our guest this week is Jeanie Clarke. She and Jerry catch up to talk about the famous USWA Dallas feud where she teamed with future husband Steve Austin against ex-husband Chris Adams and his then wife Toni Adams. Talk about reality in wrestling! Jeanie is full of great insights and stories about that feud and the rest...


Sep 21, 2018

Memphis production genius Mike Shields joins us to talk about numerous innovations and contributions to pro wrestling from his career. We discuss wrestling's first ever music video, shooting the Tupelo Concession Stand Brawl, the first ever Hulk Hogan promotional video, and being responsible for Eric Bischoff...


Sep 14, 2018

A great episode this week as we discuss the very beginnings of the career of Hulk Hogan, perhaps the greatest draw in pro wrestling history, and some of the lesser known contributions that Jerry Jarrett made to the start of his career. To help us out, we're proud to have on former great Memphis heel manager and Memphis...