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In the late 1940s and early 1950s Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis created some of the most irresistible hilarity in the history of entertainment. Now you can enjoy the best of the Martin and Lewis Show, which aired on NBC Radio from 1949 through 1953. Listen in, and find out what all the fuss was about! Your ears will never be the same.
 
One of the most prolific and multi-talented geniuses the world has ever seen, Thomas Alva Edison's life is indeed an inspiration for each new generation. Today we live in a world that would not have been possible if not for several of his important inventions – the electric light bulb, the motion picture camera, electric power distribution, the phonograph, and a host of other things that we take for granted today. In fact, he still holds the world record for the maximum number of patents, nu ...
 
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We're celebrating one full year of PWHN with a look at the man who was the foundation American Wrestling was built upon: Martin "Farmer" Burns! Join Nick, Chango, and guest Jake Shannon as they explore the matches, the strategies, the legacy, and the.... hangings? Listen up to find out what the heck we're talking about! -All sources from sited news…
 
Black Butcher Johnson and Johnny Kwango blazed a trail for Black wrestlers in England, from the chaos of pre-WWII London to the heights of World of Sport Television. Nick, Chango, and guest Asis tell a tale you have to hear! Sources -https://lastwordonsports.com/prowrestling/2021/02/02/black-butcher-johnson-johnny-kwango-uk/ - https://www.wrestling…
 
There's only one thing a man needs to do that is so stupid, so dangerous, that his name will live in legend forever for doing it: WRESTLING A GODDAMN BEAR! Nick and Chango look back on the men who lived the dream and wrestled bears! SOURCES- -October 25th, 1976 Sports Illustrated. Bear Wrestling Took Hold 200 Years Ago, But Lost with Lena's Revenge…
 
Today we cover Matsuda's feud with Evan "Strangler" Lewis, his travels across the west, his meeting with Farmer Burns, and the end of his dream of bringing wrestling to Japan. Source Material. -Japanese Professional Wrestling Pioneer: Sorakichi Matsuda, by Joseph R Svinth. https://ejmas.com/jalt/jaltart_Svinth1_1100.htm -The Pioneers: Sorakichi Mat…
 
He was a stranger in a strange land. A sumo wrestler with dreams of bringing American Pro Wrestling back to Japan. What could possibly go wrong?Join Nick and Chango as they explore the adventures of the first Japanese Pro Wrestler: Sorakichi Matsuda! This episode has been re-uploaded with better sound quality. Source Materials: -Japanese Profession…
 
Illegal fights! Bar Brawls! Death and disability! And... a pair of wooden clogs? Join Nick and Chango as they explore Catch wrestling's evil bastard cousin, Up and Down Wrestling! Primary Source: The Story of Catch: The Story of Lancashire Catch as Catch Can Wrestling: First Fifty Years 1820-1870, by Ruslan C Pashayev Purring and Parring: The Myste…
 
There are bad ideas, there are terrible ideas, and then there's the Brawl For All. How did a behind the scenes grudge turn into a tv trainwreck that left careers, mystique, bodies, and the entire illusion of pro wrestling wrecked beyond repair. What went wrong? Could anything have gone right? Nick and Chango dive in head first to find out!…
 
The plan was in place, the card stacked according to the promoter's plan. Things were about to get wild in ways that would change combat sports forever. Today, Nick and Chango talk about the VHS tape they never forgot: The First UFC! Sources: -"Promoter Issues Invitation". Black Belt Magazine November 1994. -Shamrock: The World's Most Dangerous Man…
 
How was the first UFC a carny trick with the intent of working the marks? Who were the people behind the scenes, planning a martial arts bonanza that accidentally birthed the hottest fighting sport in the world? How are the roots of pro wrestling and MMA pretty much identical? Listen to Nick and Chango tell the tale, and find out! Sources: -"Promot…
 
Is it karate, or is it kayfabe? Are they fighters, or are they frauds? The 70s and 80s were filled with martial arts "masters" selling BS from Kung Fu movies to the public. But what happens when we look back upon those days with the magic of internet fact checking? Nick and Chango look back on when martial arts were pro wrestling! Sources: -Ninja: …
 
Match fixing! Working the marks! Carny scams! Nick and Chango go through press clippings that exposed the wrestling business as a work, going back to the 1880s. What makes us gamble on fixed games? Why are athletic commissions important? Would Nick and Chango be old time carnies if they had a time machine? Listen and find out! -All articles sourced…
 
He was a six foot six war hero and football star, who was poised to take pro wrestling into a new era of box office success. There was just one problem: he couldn't wrestle for real. He's the most important wrestler that you've never heard of, it's Big Wayne Munn! Printed Sources: -Library of Congress digital newspaper archive -Hooker, by Lou Thesz…
 
He was a wrestler, he was a con artist, he was a tackler of bears, he was a drunken crime baron, and possibly...a murderer? This is the "Are you kidding me? This can't be real!" story of a man who pushed the credulity of wrestling to the breaking point, until the press was forced to out wrestling as a predetermined scam. It's the story of Thiebaud …
 
Brutal combat to honor the gods, the search for sponsors and money, and being handsome and tough enough to put butts in seats! Ever try to cheat with a magic spell? Ever wonder if the amateur status of the modern Olympic games was intended as class warfare against the working class? Well, strap in and put on your learning helmets, because Nick and …
 
Viro Small was born into Slavery in South Carolina, and ended up a marquee name in the NYC wrestling scene. Frank Crozier was born in Jamaica, and went on to win the most prestigious wrestling tournament in England; and got in the ring with the greatest boxer of his lifetime. What do these man have in common? They were the first two black wrestling…
 
It was the biggest match the sport had ever seen! It was a true clash of titans! It was also... the match that killed legitimate professional wrestling? Join Nick and Chango as they take a hard look at the wrestling business, and the crazy tale of Frank Gotch vs George Hackenschmidt! Primary sources- The Life and Legacy of Frank Gotch: King of the …
 
He could throw any man alive, he could lift a horse off the ground, he served in the Czar's personal guard, he drank a disturbing amount of milk, all while being the greatest Greco Roman wrestler of his day! Join Nick and Chango as they explore the raw talent and insane drive that made George Hackenschmidt a legend! Primary sources- The Way To Live…
 
What made Frank Gotch the greatest wrestler in American History? What happened when he went to the Klondike under a fake name? Nick and Chango discuss what kind of a person keeps fighting after having their faces punched in (hint, it's them). Listen, Learn, and Party! Sources: -Frank Gotch Made a Fortune. Daily Leader, Davenport, Iowa, Wednesday, M…
 
Nick, Chango, and guest Heidi Howitzer continue their discussion about the life of Mildred Burke. Part two covers her legal fights against Billy Wolfe and the NWA, her legitimate shoot wrestling match against June Byers, and Mildred leading the first all women wrestling tour in Japan! Listen, Learn, and Party with the Pro Wrestling History Nerds! S…
 
Nick and Chango are joined by guest Heidi Howitzer to discuss the life and career of Mildred Burke! Source Material: -Sisterhood of the Squared Circle: The History and Rise of Women's Wrestling by Pat Laprade and Dan Murphy -Queen of the Ring: Sex, Muscles, Diamonds, and the making of an American Legendby Jeff Leen…
 
Who was the first maker of lucha masks? What are the origins of CMLL? What does Chango know about fight fixing in Mexico? Does Nick admit to robbing tourists? All this, and a lunatic who unleashed a bag of live bats into the crowd, on Pro Wrestling History Nerds Lucha Libre part 2! Much of the information comes from Dan Madigan's fantastic book Mon…
 
What does the French army, a Habsburg Archduke, and a pair of Italian Strongmen have to do with the history of Lucha Libre? Download, listen, and find out! Much of the information comes from Dan Madigan's fantastic book Mondo Lucha a Go Go. A Brief history of Mexican Wrestling, by Lauren Cocking, and published by The Culture Trip.…
 
A correction on a wrestler's name, and a short tale of picking fights you can't win, mid match arson, fun excuses for losing, and a man wrestling a donkey. Enjoy! *information was sent to us from a listener from London claiming it was from "Old newspapers", but was originally published on grapplingwithhistory.com and https://www.ladywell-live.org/2…
 
The terror of the late 1800s grappling world, Evan "Strangler" Lewis left a trail of broken limbs and broken dreams behind him, as he tore through opponent after opponent with his submission wrestling skills. From small town farm life to nearly causing a riot in Buffalo, join us as we go in depth on the Strangler's career! In addition to source inf…
 
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