George Schire and Glen Braget return just in time for the Holidays with a very special Rasslin Memories online with guest Tom Hankins, author of The Mat, The Mob & the Music, out now from Crowbar Press. Tom talks about his life in pro wrestling, dealing with bookers in the Territory Days, being involved in the music scene of the mid to late 1960s in the Midwest and West Coast, Dr. Jerry Graham, Lars Anderson, the Mob and More Buckle up, this is one revealing chat!
Rasslin Memories is so very honored to welcome former professional wrestler turned author Bobby Blaze back to Rasslin Memories. Glen Braget talks with Bobby about the release of his latest book ‘I Kicked Out At Two: The Education of a Pro Wrestler’
Rasslin’ Memories returns from a one year hiatus with George Schire and Glen Braget going the full hour Broadway with longtime wrestling photojournalist, historian, podcast host, and all around interesting character Dr. Mike Lano.
Lano’s photos have appeared ,through the years, in wrestling publications around the globe. He is a fixture at Cauliflower Alley Club reunions, capturing the Legends of Wrestling in all their glory! Step back into the time machine as George and the good Doctor discuss such topics as Pepper Gomez, Mad Dog Vachon, Nick Bockwinkel, Doug Gilbert, Ray the Crippler Stevens and many more.
On this edition of Rasslin Memories, George Schire and Glen Braget chat with former WWWF/WWF champion Bob Backlund about the release of his book “Backlund: From All-American Boy to Professional Wrestling’s World Champion.”
George Schire and Glen Braget remember the late great Nick Bockwinkel, who passed away November 14, 2015 at the age of 80. George and Glen take a look back at Nick’s early days all the way up his last run as AWA champion and his life after wrestling. It’s a proper tribute to a true champion.