Bill Goldberg was just inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame so what better film to review for this month's critic week than his debut on the big screen, Universal Soldier: The Return. Jean Claude Van Damme reprises his role as Luc Deveraux, a former UniSol who is unexplainably human again and now a father to his teeanage daughter. Hell breaks loose as the AI system, SETH, becomes self aware and goes into business for himself, taking control of all the UniSols including Goldberg, AKA Romeo. Who's next? JCVD is next in this not so great sequesl to a movie that we remember being pretty decent as kids but in reality was probably the drizzling shits. We're joined by our pals Dave Adams (douchebag who likes wrestlin') and Flash Nick Mckenna (Pro Wrestler, NAWA, PWT).
Ever wanted to book WrestleMania? If time wasn't a factor just imagine the possibilities pitting the superstars of today versus those of yester year. We invite Michael Gray from That Wrestling Club back on the show to help us fantasy book a WrestleMania using Superstars from all era's. We also chat about how the monthly subcription box biz is going, his experience at Wrestlecon this year and hanging with X-Pac.
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You know him as NXT's Danny Burch. We know him on the Indies as Martin Stone! We were thrilled to talk to The Guv'nor while he was in town for Limitless Wrestling's Only Fools are Satisfied. We chat about his upstart in wrestling transitioning over from MMA, working for NXT and then he tells a fun Chikara story that involves one of our good buddies, Glacier. Follow Martin on Twitter @strongstylebrit
Also, we welcome Dalton Hemingway back to the show to talk reactions to Only Fools are Satisfied and the upcoming Mike Quackenbush booking seminar he'll be attending. Follow Dalton on Twitter @HardBuckle
And last but not least, we take a call from Tina Mashina of Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland so she can let us know about an event coming up on April 7th called Brawls and Brews Ladies Armwrestling. Follow them on FB @SuperheroLadyArms
Jonny and Harmon talk about the biggest news this month. Hell the biggest news this year! Daniel Bryan is cleared for in ring competition! We never thought we'd see the day. We gush about his Wrestlemania plans, the Ronda Rousey debacle and give some brief thoughts on some other matches on the grandest stage of them all.
The boys also give a pretty in depth hype for Limitless Wrestling's "Only Fools Are Satisfied" which they will be in attendance for. Its going to be nuts. Be there or be square, NERD!
We got Booned this week on The Maine Event Podcast. We watched Boone: The Bounty Hunter starring John Hennigan (Morrison, Mundo). The fast paced action comedy is super fun and for once we actually really enjoyed watching a good movie. We run through the film and give our thoughts scene by scene. The fight choreography is cool, the one liners are clever and B list celebrities are plentiful. Enjoy it as much as we did!
It's March Madness time again and so we thought its time for a tournament of our own. This week we bring in Greg "Gregulator" Marston to help us navigate our way through a 16 team bracket of our favorite submissions in the world of pro wrestling. We narrow it down to the two finalists and then let our Twitter followers take it from there. Go to @MaineEventPod on Twitter so vote in our poll for who think should take the crown as Favorite Submission.
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The King of the One Night Stands, Jock Samson, is on the show this week and he's the real deal, baby! We talk about how he broke into the business, get his thoughts on how doing less is more and what the future holds for the Ohio native. We also learn some of the things Jock loves and hates. For instance he hates Michigan, Tom Brady, Steven King and craft beer but loves The Buckeyes, The Steelers, Donald Trump and Coors Banquet Beer. In case you haven't heard, he's a lot of fun and we're thrilled to have him on the show.
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Despite the Elimination Chamber not being terrible Jonny and Harmon still find a way to have a nice little bitch fest about the current WWE product. They talk the good and the bad from Elimination Chamber and what happened on RAW and Smackdown at this point on the road WrestleMania.
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If you love seeing two wrestlers well past their prime struggle through a match, a botch every five minutes and a blatant strike to the dick every three minutes then you are in luck. We watched 1999 WCW Slamboree and all that seemed to be a pretty common theme throughout the show. It was everything you'd expect from the failing WCW days. Bam Bam vs. Knobbs. Stevie Ray vs. Konnan. Piper vs. Flair in 1999? These are the match ups that WCW was giving us. Goldberg vs. Sting sounds great on paper if Goldberg wasn't messing up every other move and Sting could stay on his feet due to strangely taping his boots.
Harmon, Jonny and Jess head on over to Catalyst For Change Wear in Westbrook where the owner Kyle hosted this viewing and recording session. The gang watches along and dishes on all the action. Its a nice trip down memory lane and a good reminder why WCW came to its eventual demise. RIP WCW.
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Super fun game Alert! It's called Champions of Time, it's made by Go.Fight.Pow and you can back it on Kickstarter right now! We had the founder of Go.Fight.Pow, Eric Konecne, on the show to chat all about it. We talk about how he came up with the game itself, producing the fun characters and even getting real wrestlers into the game such as Nikita Koloff and The Rock n' Roll Express. They fully funded their Kickstarter for Champions of Time in a company record of 5 hours. And it didn't stop there. Fans continue to back this campaign wanting to get a piece of the action. Because they shattered their initial goal so fast, Eric discusses some ideas he has for stretch goals. He wants everything he makes off this Kickstarter campaign to go right back into the game. Thats good news for us fans of tabletop games.
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