Slammin’ Stan Ep. 11 (9/4/09)

September 4, 2009

Recorded on 9/4/09:

Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond) and Fredo Esparza discuss lucha libre and a variety of topics:

  • Kurt watches Big Japan and DDT including a match featuring kids and a match from a grocery market.
  • Alex Koslov in AAA.
  • Kurt talks about doing the WON HOF podcast with Bix. Fredo wants to know how long they talked about this!
  • Harlem Globetrotters meet Snow White cartoon.
  • Strongman shows up on CMLL TV. Tosses a few chairs at a row of chairs!!! WOW!!!
  • Turbo gets a CMLL tryout? New talent in CMLL.
  • "Dr. Lucha" Steve Sims joins the show to talk Rush, giving a good star-rating to a bad match, worst match he's ever seen, zombies, and Abdullah The Butcher vs. Stalker ichikawa.

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Slammin’ Stan Ep. 10 (8/28/09)

August 28, 2009

Recorded on 8/28/09:

Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond) and Fredo Esparza discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Kurt goes to a stand-up comedy show featuring Mick Foley and Colt Cabana.
  • Rey Mysterio's WWE Suspension which leads to Kurt going on a rant wanting everyone to smoke pot!
  • CMLL 76th Anniversary show w/ Mistico vs. Negro Casas in a mask vs. hair match.
  • Shocker introduces Jon Strongman in CMLL!
  • AAA news: Two Grondas in AAA, Oriental leaves AAA, while his sister Esther Moreno returns!
  • Thoughts on documentaries "The Man Whose Arms Exploded" and "Bigger, Stronger, Faster"
  • Fredo asks Kurt if female wrestlers blade differently to male wrestlers which of course leads to more Dr. Jerry Graham stories!
  • Kurt explains older wrestling insiders fascination with Roller Derby.
  • Movie reviews of [REC] and Watchmen.
  • Plus lots more in a 1-hour plus show!

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Slammin’ Stan Ep. 9 (8/21/09)

August 21, 2009

Recorded on 8/21/09!!!

Dr. Lucha joins the show with Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond) and Fredo Esparza to discuss a variety of topics!!!

  • Chris Jericho on a news show.
  • Fredo struggles with reading the History of the NWA book.
  • Dr. Lucha calls in to discuss the Mistico vs. Tiger Mask IV match!
  • Dead crowds
  • South Park talk!
  • Stalker Ichikawa vs. Abdullah The Butcher
  • AAA news & notes! Talent leaving AAA! AAA in turmoil!
  • Where is X-Pac?
  • Dr. Lucha gets arrested mid-show!
  • Dr. Jerry Lucha
  • Dr. Wagner Jr. vs. El Mesias gets 7-stars!
  • Da Neighba Hoodz!
  • Incredibly Strange Wrestling
  • Lucha cult film featuring Super Popi in his b-day suit
  • Wild in the Streets movie
  • First wrestling web page Fredo ever found was Kurt's Super Popi web page.
  • Dr. Lucha & Fredo talk Cubs vs. Dodgers & Cubs closer status.
  • Kurt & Fredo fantasy book the Gato Eveready - Pimpinela Escarlata storyline with them having a child that grows up to be a giant Gronda-looking feline transvestite luchador!
  • Dr. Lucha reviews Kurt's old Viva La Lucha newsletter.

And much more...

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Slammin’ Stan Ep 8 (8/14/09)

August 14, 2009

Recorded on 8/14/09

Kurt Brown & Fredo Esparza return to talk about wrestling and a variety of topics! Plus we get TWO MYSTERY CALLERS for this show! 

- Terry Funk's music album from Japan.
- Triplemania
- Pimpinela & Gato Eveready
- Odessasteps (Mark Coale) & "Dr. Lucha" Steve Sims joins the show.
- Stalker Ichikawa
- Traveling to Tijuana to watch lucha shows.
- Bello Greco & Sergio El Hermoso
- Mildred Burke book
- "Lou Kez" and "Hobo Brazil"
- promoting lucha libre/wrestling shows.

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Slammin’ Stan Ep 7 (7/30/09)

July 30, 2009

Recorded on 7/30/09:

Kurt Brown & Fredo Esparza talk CMLL's upcoming Infierno En El Ring, lucha tournaments, Kurt talks surf guitar (after his phone cuts off during call), Titanes En El Ring, The Mummy, Johnny Legend, Shaq on RAW & the 57Gold shows.

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Slammin’ Stan Ep 6 (7/23/09)

July 23, 2009

Recorded on 7/23/09:

Kurt Brown & Fredo Esparza talk AAA & CMLL lucha libre, Stalker Ichikawa, the movie Nacho Libre and whether we liked/disliked it, Los Chivos (Kayam & Enigma de Oro), remembering Arena Perro Aguayo, Kurt tells the story of meeting Don Muraco, plus we talk movies with Kurt reviewing "Confessions of a Psycho Cat" (because last time he didn't!) and we talk Canadian film "Léolo".

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Slammin’ Stan Ep 5 (7/16/09)

July 16, 2009

Recorded on 7/16/09:

Kurt Brown & Fredo Esparza talk about Mil Mascaras while Steve "Dr. Lucha" Sims joins via chat & email debating Kurt over Mil's age at that time. Fredo meets CZW's Wifebeater! Fabi Apache gives relationship advice to Pimpinela to attract Gato Eveready. Kurt reviews cult movies "Confessions of a Psycho Cat" & "Swamp Girl". More on the La Parkita & Espectrito II double murder story! Remembering Mitsuharu Misawa as Tiger Mask against luchadores like Jerry Estrada, La Fiera, & Pirata Morgan. Plus more praise for Pirata Morgan! The funny-side of Wrestling Observer Radio callers! Kurt tells the story of Dr. Lucha meeting Dr. Jerry Graham with Dr. Lucha adding bonus details on former WWWF star that he asked Dr. Graham about. Realizing wrestlers lead normal lives & remembering the time Loco Max & his kid wore matching fanny packs on lucha TV segment! Plus Lazor-Tron story! Fun episode!

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Slammin’ Stan Ep 4 (7/9/09)

July 9, 2009

Recorded on 7/9/09:

Wrestling Jobbers Special - Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond) and Fredo Esparza talk some of their favorite wrestling jobbers such as Mike Boyette, Mike Jackson, Johnny Rodz, The Mulkeys, etc. and the different types of jobbers used by various territories/promotions. Steve "Dr. Lucha" Sims calls in and joins the show to talk jobbers, Georgia wrestling and lucha libre! We also give an update on the Espectrito II & La Parkita murder case in Mexico.

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Slammin’ Stan Ep 3 (7/2/09)

July 2, 2009

Recorded on 7/2/09

Kurt Brown (a.k.a. Vandal Drummond) and Fredo Esparza talk about the La Parkita & Espectrito II murders, Kurt watches La Peste Negra matches, Fredo tells Kurt about the Pimpinela - Gato Eveready AAA storyline, randomly talk about WWE's ECW and the Zombie, Kurt reviews "Blood of the Zombie" & "Voodoo Swamp", we talk about the Hollywood Blonds (Jerry Brown/Buddy Roberts), Japan's IWE and much more.

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Slammin’ Stan Ep 2 (6/25/09)

June 25, 2009

Recorded on 6/25/09:

Kurt Brown & Fredo Esparza talk about Juventud Guerrera & Super Calo starting up lucha promotions, wrestling urban legends, Dr. Jerry Graham stories, Kurt reviews Greek zombie film "Evil" and a classic "Skidoo", Sex-Mex the lucha porn movie, Kurt gets carjacked in Compton after a lucha show, old wrestling venues, Juarez & Zaragoza lucha.

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