Ep. #402: April 19-24, 1996 with John Philapavage

5h 37m | Apr 24, 2023

Kris and David are joined by John Philapavage (@JohnPhilapavage) to discuss the (almost-)week that was April 19-24, 1996. Topics of discussion include:

  • Brian Pillman being released from the hospital after his serious car wreck.
  • Bret Hart's future in the WWF.
  • The post-WrestleMania German tour featuring Scott Hall and Kevin Nash's final run and Sunny having to go home early because of The Clique.
  • Akira Taue winning the Champion Carnival in AJPW.
  • AAA and CMLL battling it out in the press with their house organ magazines.
  • The infamous ECW “lesbian angle” as Beaulah and Kimona “kiss” at Hostile City Showdown at the ECW Arena.
  • Jeff Jarrett wins the Unified Title from Jerry Lawler on USWA TV.
  • An update on Hulk Hogan's status in WCW
  • WCW Monday Nitro features COFFEE!!!!

And so much more!!!! So you know the drill....LISTEN NOW!!!!!!!


0:00:00 Brian Pillman

0:22:47 WWF

1:22:05 Japan: AJPW, NJPW, UWFi, WAR, FMW, PWC, Tokyo Pro, AJW, & JWP

1:59:29 Latin America: AAA, CMLL, IWRG, & WWC

2:17:16 Classic Commercial Break

2:21:45 Halftime

2:52:16 New Jack City Wrestling & ECW

4:05:24 Other USA: PCW, Steel City, ECWA, Bruno Sammartino, NWF (GA), DixielandCW, SEWF, USWA, & CWA (TX)

4:29:29 WCW

5:32:35 Patreon Preview: Owen Hart has zero fucks to give in his comments about Mike Tyson

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