The Straight Shooters

The Straight Shooters

Nick Piccone (PhillyInfluencer.com, PhillyVoice.com) and Vaughn Johnson (formerly of Inquirer.com) started a pro wrestling podcast in 2015 and have continually produced excellent episodes weekly ... Live commentary specials before they were cool, deep dives into career retrospectives, high profile guests, current product analysis, and much more ... For exclusive content and more live commentary specials, become a patron: patreon.com/shootersradio

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May 27, 2022 144 min
Originally recorded May 2020.
Nick, Vaughn, Tommy, and Sawyer have a watch party for WWE Money In The Bank 2020.
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Originally recorded May 2021.

The guys dive deep into Extreme Championship Wrestling's Wrestlepalooza '98, which took place May 3, 1998 at the Cobb County Civic Center in Marietta, Georgia.

Shane Douglas would wrestle with four separate fractures, but that doesn't mean the match was good. New Jack just flies everywhere. RVD and Sabu had a great botchfest. The pay-per-view was great!

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Originally recorded May 2021.
A severe storm and a Sixers playoff game couldn't keep us from recording this week, and it's a good thing. Another great episode was had as Nick and Vaughn dove deep into WCW's May pay-per-view from 1997, Slamboree.
There was an NFL invasion of sorts, as football greats Steve "Mongo" McMichael, Kevin Greene, and Reggie White all danced inside the squared circle at this event on May 18...
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Originally recorded May 2021.

Busy week. First, we discuss NXT's releases, highlighted by conspiracy theorist Drake Wuertz's dismissal. We discuss what led to his specific release, the release of other talent, and more.

At the 25:50 mark, we start discussing AEW heading to TBS in January 2022, and the introduction of a new one-hour TV program called "Rampage."

At the 44:00 mark, we pay our respects to Jerome Young, a...
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We head back to May 1995 for a classic episode - a LIVE COMMENTARY from WWF In Your House 1! Bret vs. Lawler, Todd and Stephanie giving away a house, and Diesel vs. Sid!
Originally recorded May 2020.
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This week, we dive deep into the very first WWF In Your House EXTRAVAGANZA from May 14, 1995!
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We're baaaaaack! And this week, we have a great episode in store for you!
AEW is heading to Philly at the Liacouras Center on April 27, and we have a very special interview with AEW star Eddie Kingston on this week's episode. Eddie discusses his love for Philly, becoming who he is as a wrestler in Philly, his career pre-AEW, current day in AEW, if he sees himself as ending his career eventually in AEW, and much more!
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Recorded April 2019.
Nick and Vaughn are joined by ECW legend Blue Meanie as they discuss all things ECW Barely Legal on the show's anniversary!
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Recorded April 2021.
You Cannot Kill David Arquette was released in 2020 on Hulu, and the documentary covered Arquette's foray back into wrestling after his acting career stalled.  The guys take a deep dive into this documentary and talk about how unfair it is that some wrestling fans blame David Arquette himself for the death of wrestling.
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Nick Piccone, Vaughn Johnson, Jon Jansen, and Jason Fanelli run through all the matches slated for Night 2 in Dallas on Sunday. Aired on the Line Change on Fox Sports Radio The Gambler Philadelphia on April 1, 2022.
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Nick Piccone, Vaughn Johnson, Jon Jansen, and Jason Fanelli discuss their excitement for #WrestleMania 38 and run through all the matches slated for Night 1 in Dallas on Saturday. Aired on the Line Change on Fox Sports Radio The Gambler Philadelphia on April 1, 2022.
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Recorded March 2018. This week, Nick and Vaughn look back at the illustrious history of WrestleMania and talk about some of the greatest performers on the world's biggest stage.
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Recorded March 2016. We decided the greatest WrestleMania show of all time via an elimination bracket. We are joined by our Third Man Brian Isley.
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Recorded March 2021. We dive deep into WrestleMania 33!
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Recorded March 2021. We dive deep into what Nick believes is the greatest WrestleMania of all time... LIVE from New Orleans! It's WRESTLEMANIA XXX BABY!
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Recorded March 2021. We dive deep into THE SHADOWS OF NEW YORK CITY and WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium!
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Recorded March 2021. We dive deep into WrestleMania XV from Philly with special guest, The Blue Meanie!
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This week, we fulfill a Patreon request and dive deep into WWE WrestleMania 24.
But first, we discuss Triple H announcing his retirement amid a health scare with Stephen A. Smith on ESPN's First Take.
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CLASSIC 280. This week, Nick and Vaughn give their quick WrestleMania 37 thoughts before ranking the greatest WrestleMania stages/entrance sets of all-time.
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This week, we decide the definitive greatest WrestleMania match of all-time with an 32-match elimination bracket #MarchMadness style.
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