Tag Archives: WWF

Episode 20: Kevin Mahon

Kevin-MahonTwenty episodes! What a rush, as the Road Warriors would say. Thanks to everyone that’s joined me on this so far, both guests and listeners, and let’s crack on with another great episode.

This week I’m joined by one third of The Attitude Era Podcast, Mr. Kevin Mahon to talk all about growing up as a kid during the Era, what it’s like looking back it at it now, what are some of the forgotten gems and who are we maybe a bit too unnecessarily nostalgic over.

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Episode 15: Aubrey Sitterson

Aubrey-SittersonThis week I’m joined by the host of the host of Straight Shoot, Aubrey Sitterson to talk about growing up in the battleground between WWF and WCW, the mysticism behind Bret “The Hitman” Hart and the appeal of big fat dudes who do moonsaults.

We also delve into wrestling video games, The Ultimate Warrior and Master P and The No-Limit Soldiers, and have it out over his aversion to Chikara.

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Episode 12: Wil Jones

Wil-JonesHappy New Year everyone, and welcome back to Have A Nice Day. My guest this week is the editor of action film fanzine, Kill You Last, the lovely and gracious Mr. Wil Jones.

Wil is a huge wrestling fan, and an action movie guru, so you can bet we talk at length about They Live, No Holds Barred, the continued success of The Rock and what the future holds for Batista. Also, why the Brodus Clay film is the best WWE Studios production you haven’t seen.

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Episode 8: Twigg

Twigg…And now for something completely different. This past weekend I attended ThoughtBubble comics convention in Leeds, and on the drive back to Manchester, I recorded a chat with my good friend Twigg about his unique views on our beloved sport.

Listen to this week’s episode to hear why The Worm is the greatest move ever, our differing opinions on PG wrestling, and Twigg’s ultimate formula for the perfect wrestling match.

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Episode 7: Chris Sims

Chris-SimsThis week, I’m joined by a very special guest! One of my favourite people on the internet, ComicsAlliance’s Chris Sims joins me for an extra-special, ninety minute(!) edition of the podcast, and we go all over the place, talking about Sting, Daniel Bryan, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Bo Dallas, the difference between the Stunner and the Diamond Cutter, Goldust, and the book where Torrie Wilson and Batista are wrestlers by night, international spies by later that night.

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Episode 6: Matthew Gibbon

Matthew-GibbonIt only took six weeks to get around to chatting to one of my very best friends, Matthew Gibbon. In true Gibbo style, it’s kinda of antagonistic but in an odd, loving way.

This week, we’re talking about what it was like to come into wrestling just after the Attitude Era, the prevelance of formulaic matches in modern mainstream wrestling, and it wouldn’t be a chat between myself and Gibbo without some sort of bet or challenge being agreed upon by the end.

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Episode 5: Matthew Beswick

BezFive weeks of this already, just look how the time flies. I say it every time, but this week I am joined by one of my very best friends. He’s a man I have enjoyed countless wrestling shows with, both live and sat in a basement at 1am, surrounded by like-minded fellows, the one and only, Matthew Beswick. We talk about the greatness of Chris Jericho, the underappreciated Attitude Era mid-card, and I detail my plans to save the career of Curtis Axel. Yes, I am that mad.

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Episode 4: Sam Riley

Sam-RileyFriday means it’s time for a new episode of Have A Nice Day, and today I’m joined by man of many talents, Sam Riley to chat about his personal history with wrestling.

It’s a great episode, and Sam’s a super fun guy to chat to. He’s also very opinionated, so have a listen to this week’s episode to hear his controversial thoughts on all sorts, including which era-Undertaker is the only one he likes.

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Episode 2: Alex Palmer

Alex-Palmer

Welcome back to Have A Nice Day, or if this is your first episode, welcome to the show!

This week, I’m chatting to my good friend Alex Palmer about his personal history with wrestling, from his earliest memories of Doink The Clown, through to travelling all the way to New Jersey for WrestleMania XXIX, and just what it is about CM Punk that captivates so many wayward fans.

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Episode 1: Robert Newsome

Robert-NewsomeWelcome to the most must-listen podcast on the internet, welcome to Ha– Actually no, wait, that’s a terrible way to start this. Welcome to Have a Nice Day, my name is Kieran Shiach and the only thing I like more than professional wrestling is talking about professional wrestling. So I went and started a podcast to indulge myself. I’m lucky to have joining me for the very first episode of Have a Nice Day is the editor of The Atomic Elbow Fanzine, and all around swell dude, Mr. Robert Newsome.

For our inaugural episode, we discuss Robert’s personal history with wrestling, starting at weekends with his dad, through to the Monday Night Wars, and on to today. We also talk at length about The Atomic Elbow, what it is, how it came to be, and how you can get it.

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