Category Archives: Podcast

Episode 4: Pam Allyn & Barry Rose

Episode 4 of Breaking Kayfabe will break kayfabe on….”the Dean of pro wrestling announcers”… “the Walter Cronkite of pro wrestling announcers”…..Gordon Solie! We will discuss what it was like growing up as the child of a legend with his daughter, Pam Allyn. In the 2nd half, Jeff is joined by Barry Rose for a discussion about favorite Stephen King movies.

Follow Jeff on Twitter @BowdrenJeff

Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 3: John Hitchcock

On episode 3 of Breaking Kayfabe, Jeff Bowdren is joined by John Hitchcock, founder of Front Row Section D in Greensboro, North Carolina—the original “Sign Guy” in wrestling. We discuss Johnny Valentine & Wahoo McDaniel, Russians in the crowd, getting cursed at by Ricky Morton, as well as the following matches from Jeff’s list of the Top 100 Matches of the 1980’s:

– War Games (7/4/87 Atlanta)
– Magnum TA vs. Tully Blanchard – Starrcade ’85 “I Quit” Match (11/28/85 Greensboro)
– Ricky Steamboat vs. Tully Blanchard – Starrcade ’84 (11/22/84 Greensboro)
– Eddie Gilbert & Terry Taylor vs. Sting & Shane Douglas – “Battle of New Orleans” (9/9/87 New Orleans)

Follow Jeff on Twitter @BowdrenJeff

Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 2: John McAdam

On the second episode of Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren, Jeff & his guest John McAdam discuss more matches that were included in Jeff’s list of the Top 100 Matches Of The 80’s, including:

– Midnight Express vs the Fantastics (3/27/88 Greensboro, NC – the very first Clash of Champions)
– Negro Casas vs El Hijo Del Santo (7/18/87 Los Angeles)
– Midnight Rockers vs Playboy Buddy Rose & Doug Somers (8/31/86 Las Vegas)
– Kerry Von Erich vs Ric Flair (1/25/85 St. Louis)
– Terry Funk vs Ric Flair (11/15/89 Troy, NY)

….plus Jeff and John take an early look at the college football season!

Follow Jeff on Twitter @BowdrenJeff

Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 1: Barry Rose

In the debut episode of Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren, Jeff & Barry Rose discuss the following matches that were included in Jeff’s list of the Top 100 Matches Of The 80’s:

– Tiger Mask vs. Dynamite Kid (9/2/82 MSG)
– Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat (3/18/89 Baltimore)
– Ric Flair vs. Bruiser Brody (1/4/85 St. Louis)
– Midnight Express vs. Rock N Roll Express (April ‘86 in Charlotte)
– Terry Gordy vs. Killer Khan (11/22/84 in Dallas)
– Eddie Gilbert & Ricky Morton vs. Atushi Onita & Masa Fuchi Concession Stand Brawl (September 1981, Tupelo, Mississippi)

….plus a discussion of the best Rodney Dangerfield movie of all time!!

Follow Jeff on Twitter @BowdrenJeff

Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network