The feud between Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant rages beyond WrestleMania 3 and into the inaugural Survivor Series event which Dan & Mike discuss at length in this episode. Plus, the next installment of My Musical Journey. All that and more on the Final Say!
With Hulk Hogan at the top of his game, he faces his greatest challenge to date, that of the “Eighth Wonder of the World” Andre the Giant! Mike Noringonger of the Midnight Jury and Handsome Dan go in-depth on the significance of what may arguably be the most important event in professional wrestling history, WrestleMania III. That and much more in this edition of the Final Say!
In this week’s edition of our Hulkamania Retrospective we cover a critical year, 1986 which means Handsome Dan & Mike Noringonger of the Midnight Jury cover Hogan’s feud with King Kong Bundy, their WrestleMania 2 main event, and then the pivotal feud between Hogan and “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff. Along the way, Mike reveals what might be his favorite match of all time. Plus, another edition of My Musical Journey. All this and more on the Final Say!
As Handsome Dan & the Midnight Jury’s Mike Noringonger wrap up the year 1985 in their retrospective of Hulkamania, quite a discussion ensues about several topics such as enhancement matches, gimmicks, championships, tag teams, and more and how they relate to the business of professional wrestling then and now. Also this week, another installment of My Musical Journey. Pull up a chair, because class is in session!
The Mega Powers of Podcasting are back as Mike Noringonger of the Midnight Jury rejoins Handsome Dan Lopez for Part Two of their retrospective on the first era of Hulkamania. In this edition, they cover Year Two of the phenomenon that is now sweeping the nation thanks not only to the marketing genius of Vince McMahon and the WWF, but also due to some crucial partnerships with MTV and celebrities like Cyndi Lauper and Mr. T. They discuss Hogan’s epic feud with “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, the inaugural WrestleMania and so much more! You’re sure to get an education!
King Noringonger of the Midnight Jury joins Handsome Dan to form the Mega-Powers of Podcasting for Part 1 of our brand new ongoing series on Hulkamania. In this debut edition, they cover a whole wealth of topics as they discuss the events leading up to the birth of Hulkamania as well as the first year of Hulk Hogan’s inaugural reign as World Wrestling Federation Champion. Hulkamania is running wild on the Final Say and you’ll definitely want to come along for the ride!
The Smartest Man Not In Professional Wrestling is back just in time to get you up to speed on Lucha Underground Season 3 before the show resumes this Wednesday night. WLW Studios’ “Lucha Liaison” Jay Baca joins the discussion as they cover questions left unanswered from the first half of Season 3 plus, some of their front-runners for the Lucha Underground Year-End Awards. You don’t want to miss it!
Handsome Dan & Jay Baca conclude their countdown of the Top 20 Greatest Managers in Professional Wrestling of All-Time. Listen in to find out who they’ve each got listed as their Number One. It’s the Final Countdown on the Final Say!
Handsome Dan shares some thoughts on the current political landscape, then the countdown continues as we make our way toward Number 1! Jay Baca re-joins the discussion to talk Wrestling Greatest Managers. We slow it way down as we discuss the truly elite names at Nos. 5 and 4.
WLW Studios’ “Lucha Liaison” Jay Baca is back to continue the countdown of the Greatest Managers in Professional Wrestling History. We slow it down a bit as we’ve finally cracked the Top Ten and as you can imagine, there’s a WHOLE LOT to discuss!