Vol. 11: Championship Wrestling From Florida

It is one of the most infamous territories in all of wrestling history. From the 1960s into the mid-1980s, Eddie Graham’s Championship Wrestling From Florida was a beacon of wrestling talent. Seth and Crazy Train are joined by a special guest, former NWA World Tag Team Champion Chris Nelson to discuss the legendary promotion. Hear …

Vol. 10: Capitol Wrestling Corporation

January, 1953. Before any Monday Night War, Pay Per View, or weekly live TV, Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt helped change the face of professional wrestling forever. Join Seth and Crazy Train as they tell the story of the formation of Capitol Wrestling Corporation. As you may have surpised by the name “McMahon”, the company …

Vol. 9: Bobby “The Brain” Heenan

The wrestling world lost a true legend this past week with the passing of Hall Of Famer Bobby “The Brain” Heenan. Join Seth and Crazy Train as they pay tribute to the man who is widely considered the greatest managers of all time. They cover the four major promotions Heenan worked for: WWA, AWA, WWF, …

Vol. 8: The NWO

It was arguably one of the greatest angles in wrestling history… At least for a while. Join Seth and Crazy Train as they discuss the background and formation of WCW’s New World Order. Hear what inspired the concept, and what laid the groundwork to the creation of the stable. How could the beloved “Training, Prayers, …

Vol. 7: Booking 101 – The Art Of Storytelling In Pro Wrestling

Have you ever wondered how magicians learn their craft? Have you ever wondered how storytellers get their style? Or, more appropriately, have you ever wondered how wrestlers have gotten over with the crowd? Or why some get put in certain places on the card? Well, those latter two fall under the philosophy of Booking. Join …

Vol. 6: The Great Memphis Split

Memphis has always been a hot territory for wrestling, especially in the late 20th Century. Join Seth, Crazy Train, and special guest Dan “The Dragon” Wilson as they talk the Memphis Territory. Specifically the split that happened in March of 1977 between Promotors Nick Gulas and Jerry Jarrett. Hear the history behind Memphis dating back to …

Vol. 5: Heel 101 – What Makes The Villain

Classic Wrestling Memories returns with another edition in the 101 Series: Heel 101. Seth and Crazy Train take a turn to the dark side to discuss what makes a great villain, or heel. Like last week, Seth lists four basic things a Heel would NEVER do, and four things a Heel would ALWAYS do. Also, both …

Vol. 4: Babyface 101 – What Makes The Hero

Classic Wrestling Memories is back for a unique format this week. Seth and Crazy Train are not discussing a historical event or time frame, but are talking the psychology of pro wrestling. Specifically, what it takes to be a babyface. Train brings 15 years experience as a wrester, with most of those years as a babyface. …

Vol. 3: The Gold Dust Trio

This week’s episode looks at The Gold Dust Trio, Billy Sandow, Ed “Strangler” Lewis, and Joseph “Toots” Mondt. These men are widely credited with what became the modern style of professional wrestling. Hear how the trio came to be, and how their innovative approach to treating wrestling as a business helped change the face of …

Vol. 2: 1970s Territories With Susan Tex Green

The 1970s were an important decade in the history of professional wrestling. That period is considered the peak of “The Territory Days” when there was no national TV, and wrestling was mainly promoted by local TV broadcasts. Seth and Crazy Train are joined by multi-time hall of famer and former NWA Womens Champion Susan “Tex” …