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!
Dan & Jay discuss Seth Rollins’ pathetic tweet in which he called out the fans of Brooklyn for their reaction to the Universal Title belt reveal at SummerSlam. They also accuse “Softcore Legend” Mick Foley of coddling this attitude of entitlement in the process. Then the guys switch gears and choose entrance themes from trademarked music for a few of the members of the Lucha Underground roster. A fun conversation that will also get you thinking.
Full-coverage of the action-packed two-hour season finale of Lucha Underground Season Two ends with our review of Ultima Lucha Dos, Part Tres! How effectively were the storylines going into this extravaganza concluded, and where do they go from here? The Smartest Man Not In Professional Wrestling and WLW Studios’ “Lucha Liaison” will give you their thoughts. You don’t want to miss it. The season doesn’t end until “Handsome” Dan has the Final Say!
Full coverage of Part Two of Lucha Underground’s mega event, Ultima Lucha Dos. This week’s review leads to other interesting discussions. Only one episode of Lucha Underground after this. You don’t want to miss out on this thorough analysis from WLW Studios’ “Lucha Liaison” and the Smartest Man Not In Pro Wrestling. Time to raise your Wrestling IQ!
Part One of the Lucha Underground season finale is here, Ultima Lucha Dos, and Dan & Jay have all of the in-depth analysis. Plus, another edition of My Musical Journey. Get your lucha on with the Final Say!