Exile on Badstreet #82: A Tribute To DEAN~!

1h 53m | May 11, 2023

Kris Zellner is joined by Phil Rippa and Phil Schneider to discuss the life and times of Dean Rasmussen. Dean was a cherished friend to those who knew him and a mentor to many as well. His love of professional wrestling was basically unmatched, and his influence on a generation of wrestling fans will last forever.

This is our love letter to Dean.....we love you and miss you dearly, brother..

So.....this one is for DEAN~!

Special thanks to Tim Noel for the audio of Dean from an old Burning Hammer episode at the end of the show.


If you'd like to support Dean's family in their time of need, they have a GoFundMe page set up.

Dean's memorial page with photos, his official obituary, and memorial service information is up at Also, John Pollock's Friday news update at POST Wrestling collected some of the tributes to Dean that were tweeted on Thursday and Friday.

You can read the post that Dean's daughter, Annabelle, addressed to the wrestling community on Wreddit.

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