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Episode 24: Listener Mailbag Questions

This week on Austin Idol Live, the Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last answer YOUR questions!
Topics include:

– Austin’s Favorite Angles & Feuds
– Blackjack Mulligan & Wahoo McDaniel
– Austin’s Favorite Bands, Movies, TV Shows & Cologne
– Why Austin Didn’t Return To Memphis In 2003
– Why Austin Didn’t Work For SMW
– Working With The Iron Sheik

– Wrestling Plans Before The Plane Crash
– Memories Of The Kevin Sullivan Feud In Georgia
– Working With Adrian Street
– Power Lifting
– Austin’s Noogie Finishing Manuever
– Thoughts On Buddy Landel
– Working With The Freebirds
– Memories Of Bobby Shane
– Austin’s Influence On The Rock

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Episode 23: Rip Rogers

Austin Idol Live has another great guest on the show this week, as The Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian last welcome “Hustler” Rip Rogers to the Austin Idol Love Train!
Topics include:

– What Rip Learned From Idol
– Why It Took Idol So Long To Take Off His Robe
– Learning The Business
– Working Out & Eating Habits
– Booking Philosophies
– Austin Idol’s Gimmick Table

– The Famous Battle Royal Story
– Why Idol Didn’t Go Into Politics
– “Austin Idol Is Here To Stay”
– Austin Idol Lingerie & Other Gimmicks
– Jimmy Valiant & His Gimmicks
– Jimmy Valiant Stiffing Rip $8

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Episode 20: Joe Malenko / Jody Simon

By popular demand, Austin Idol Live welcomes it first returning guest this week, as Jody Simon rejoins the festivities! Hop aboard the Austin Idol love train, as the Universal Hearthrob, The Great Brian Last & Jody discuss:

– Ringside Physicians
– Hector’s Gym
– Tampa Devil Crabs
– The Mafia
– The Yakuza
– Austin Idol’s Near Death Experience In Japan
– The Dynamite Kid
– Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat
– Working In Puerto Rico
– Refereeing & Working In Mid Atlantic
– The Snake Pit
– Stretching Fans Who Want To Get Into The Business
– Bob Roop
– Eddie Graham
– Jody Breaking His Father’s Pinky
– The Great Malenko’s Background

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Episode 19

Austin Idol Live is back with a packed show! Join the Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last for this fun & informative episode, with topics including :

– Music Festivals
– Michael & Toni Design
– Jim Wilson
– Jim Barnett
– Cookie McFarland
– Lou Albano
– George “Bunk” Harris
– True or False: Gary Hart’s Story Of The Bama Bash
– Classic Audio Of Austin Idol In Memphis For Power Pro Wrestling & The Backstory Of What Happened
– Real Estate

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Episode 18: Joe Malenko / Jody Simon

Austin Idol Live is back this week with another great guest, as The Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last welcome Jody Simon, best known as Joe Malenko, to the show.   Jody discusses both his career and the career of his father, The Great Malenko, in this fun conversation, with topics including:

– Where Florida Wrestlers Bought Their Electronics
– Eduardo Perez
– Tampa
– Karl Gotch
– George McCreary
– The Lesson The Great Malenko Taught Bill Eadie
– The Great Malenko’s Importance To Florida Wrestling
– Sun Belt Wrestling & Running Against CWF
– Some Of Jody’s Favorite Moments Of His Father In CWF
– The Great Malenko’s Babyface Turn & How The Fans Accepted Him
– The Hall Of Fame
– Buying A Briefcase From Abdullah The Butcher
– Jody Working Against His Brother Dean In Japan
– Working In Japan
– Working Different Styles
– Jody’s Efforts To Honor Tampa’s Wrestling History
– What Jody Is Up To Now
– Health & Nutrition
– The Great Malenko & Gefilte Fish

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Episode 14: Scott Teal

On this week’s Austin Idol Live, the Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last  welcome wrestling historian Scott Teal to the program!  Scott, the man behind Crowbar Press, comes armed with questions for Austin about many topics, including:

– Austin idol’s First Match
– Working Under The Mask As The Super Texan
– Not Working In Tampa
– “The Scorpion” Alan Butler
– George “Bunk” Harris
– Something Wrong In Gary Hart’s Book 
– Working With El Olympico
– Joe Louis
– Don Curtis’ Sun Belt Wrestling
– Nutrition & Juicing
– Water Filtration
– Sammy Setefano
– Austin Idol As A Role Model
– Hurricane Ivan

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Episode 12: Stan Hansen

Austin Idol Live is happy to welcome the legendary Stan Hansen to the program this week!  Join The Universal Hearthrob, The Great Brian Last  & “The Lariat” for this fun conversation!  Topics Include:

– How Stan Met Austin Idol
– Working In Georgia
– The Importance Of Training & Cardio
– West Texas State
– Working In Florida
– Working With Bruno Sammartino
– Stan & Idol’s Feud In Memphis
– Stan & Idol Teaming In Japan
– Why Stan Left New Japan
– Vince McMahon Sr.
– Working In The WWWF

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Episode 11

Austin Idol Live returns with a highly anticipated episode, as the Universal Hearthrob tells all about the time another wrestler put a “hit” out on him.  Join Austin Idol and The Great Brian Last for this packed episode!  This week’s show topics include:

– Fred Blassie
– The Story Of The Attempted Hit On Austin Idol
– Who Austin Idol Rode To Shows with
– Austin Idol Running For Mayor Of Tampa
– Louie Tillet
– The Memphis Angle Where The “Black Diamond” Presented Jerry Lawler With The Award For Mexico’s Most Popular Wrestler

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Episode 10

Austin Idol Live is back with another action packed episode!  This week, the Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last talk about:

– Spring Cleaning
– Weight Loss
– Ole Anderson
– Listening To Music On The Road
– Bearcat Wright
– Starting As A Referee In Florida
– The Great Malenko & Gefilte Fish
– Mil Mascaras In Memphis
– The San Diego Chicken Wrestling In Memphis
– Working With Mil Mascaras
– Doing An All Japan Tour In 1980
– Working In Portland
– Ed Wiskowski
– The Sheepherders
– Classic Audio Of Austin Idol After He Was Burned By A Fireball
– Running For Mayor Of Tampa
– A Big Cliff Hanger For Next Week’s Show

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Episode 9: Terry Funk

One of professional wrestling’s all-time greats joins Austin Idol Live this week, as the Universal Hearthrob  & The Great Brian Last speak to the legendary Terry Funk!  Topics include:

– How Terry Met Austin Idol
– Wrestlers That Came From West Texas
– Wrestling Then vs. Now
– Rodeos
– Terry Doing Moonsaults
– Dusty Rhodes
– Doing “The Stroll” In Florida
– Terry’s Run-In With An Alligator 
– Why Wrestling Evolves
– Vince McMahon on 20/20
– “I Don’t Know”
– When Terry Knew Cable Would Change Wrestling
– Dick Murdoch Playing In The West Texas State Alumni Game
– Jerry Lawler
– Working In Memphis
– Booking Austin Idol In Japan
– Working For The Sheik

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