Turnbuckles & Territories

Turnbuckles & Territories

Turnbuckles & Territories is a nostalgic look back into our GenX obsession with professional wrestling. Barry, Captain Kiwi, and George dig deep into the wrestlers, organizations, and events that shaped our love of the scripted but NEVER FAKED, squared circle.

Episodes

April 5, 2023 53 mins
At a time when Mad Max 2 was a huge box office smash, a new tag team began to dominate pro wrestling. Join us as we remember the career of the legendary tag team Hawk & Animal. Better known as The Road Warriors. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » Ge...
Mark as Played
Wrestling and Music go hand in hand but that relationship reached new heights in the early 1980s. Today we do a deep dive off the top rope on WWF's Rockin/Wrestling era. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenXGrownUp.com Podcast » GenXGrownUp.com/po...
Mark as Played
March 22, 2023 48 mins
Everyone knows who the World Champion is but do you remember who last held the TNA World Beer Drinking Championship. In today's episode we dig deep into the Obscure Championships of Professional Wrestling. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenXGrow...
Mark as Played
When he slithered onto your screen, Jake Roberts immediately captivated his audience with his deep growl and a forked tongue. Join us as we take a look at four of the best promos ever produced by "The Snake". Jake Roberts Promos: "Short Ride, Bad Landing" » https://youtu.be/M2tRCOd9ezo "Wallowing In The Muck Of Avarice" » https://youtu.be/tEI81DATt5A "Once Upon A Time, There Was A Rabbit..." » https://youtu.be/qC9QUUAcMH0 "I'll Be ...
Mark as Played
March 8, 2023 50 mins
In the early days of Pro Wrestling, if you couldn't head down to the local Sportatorium, you could always catch up with the story lines and events on your FREE local tv station. In 1983 that all changed when a cunning promoter took advantage of an emerging technology and put together the FIRST Wrestling PPV event. Join us as we relive the glory days of The Origins of Wrestling PPV. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.co...
Mark as Played
March 1, 2023 51 mins
Professional Wrestling is supposed to be a fun, entertaining activity that can be enjoyed by a wide range of people. Every once in a while though, a match can get out of hand and put the wrestler in real danger. One of the darkest days in Pro Wrestling history took place in November of 1996 during an ECW house show, now know as The Mass Transit Incident. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territorie...
Mark as Played
February 22, 2023 53 mins
Professional Wrestling is supposed to be a fun, entertaining activity that can be enjoyed by a wide range of people. Every once in a while though, a match can get out of hand and put the wrestler in real danger. One of the darkest days in Pro Wrestling history took place in November of 1996 during an ECW house show, now know as The Mass Transit Incident. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territorie...
Mark as Played
February 15, 2023 51 mins
Managers are a key ingredient to a wrestler's success both in and out of the ring. Although there have been many, few can rival the sheer vocal force of Jim Cornette. Today we look back on a career that rivals any Hall Of Famer. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twi...
Mark as Played
February 8, 2023 54 mins
You can't have a discussion about the GenX era without talking about video games. Today we remember our favorite Wrestling Video Games of the 80s & 90s. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenXGrownUp.com Podcast » GenXGrownUp.com/pod Merchandise » G...
Mark as Played
February 1, 2023 56 mins
Professional wrestling is awesome when you have two of the best go head to head but it's even better when you double your fun. In this episode we run down the Top 10 Tag Teams of the greatest decade...the 80s. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenX...
Mark as Played
January 25, 2023 58 mins
In pro wrestling, how good you are on the mic is just as important as how good you are in the ring. The great Dusty Rhodes delivered legendary promos to captivated audiences of the 70s & 80s. In this episode, we will reflect back on 3 prime examples of how a poor plumber's son held court with a smooth southern drawl and an intense presence without equal. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territorie...
Mark as Played
January 18, 2023 54 mins
The professional wrestling world can be hard on the men and women who create the stories we know and love. No one family may have been more influential while at the same time enduring more tragedy than the Von Erich's. Join us as we explore the dark history of one of wrestling's first families. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com...
Mark as Played
January 11, 2023 50 mins
Wrestling stables have been around almost as long as professional wrestling itself. In this episode we will dig deep in the history of one of the most underrated organizations of all time, The Heenan Family! Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenXGr...
Mark as Played
January 4, 2023 52 mins
Wrestlemania is the flagship event for the largest professional wrestling organization in existence. In this episode, Barry, Captain Kiwi, and myself choose our favorite Wrestlemania matches and discuss what made each of them so special. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownU...
Mark as Played
The Intercontinental Championship has a long and storied history spanning over 40 years with a Who's Who list of professional wrestling superstars. Chief among them Razor Ramon. In this episode we will dig in to the history of the belt, and the 3 amazing title runs of the legend himself, Scott Hall. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownU...
Mark as Played
December 21, 2022 54 mins
What is a wrestling territory? In this episode we will dig deep into the history of the territory system, the movers & shakers of the industry, and what lasting effects did it have on the modern wrestling world we know and love today. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.c...
Mark as Played
November 8, 2022 4 mins
Turnbuckles & Territories is a nostalgic look back into our GenX obsession with professional wrestling. Over 16 weeks, we will dig deep into the wrestlers, organizations, and events that shaped our love of the scripted but NEVER FAKED, squared circle. Turnbuckles & Territories » https://genxgrownup.com/turnbuckles-and-territories Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitte...
Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    The Nikki Glaser Podcast

    Every week comedian and infamous roaster Nikki Glaser provides a fun, fast-paced, and brutally honest look into current pop-culture and her own personal life.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Start Here

    A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.