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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

On Twitter, follow Austin Idol at @AUSTINIDOLLIVE and Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
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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

On Twitter, follow Austin Idol at @AUSTINIDOLLIVE and Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
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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

On Twitter, follow Austin Idol at @AUSTINIDOLLIVE and Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
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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

On Twitter, follow Austin Idol at @AUSTINIDOLLIVE and Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
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Episode 6

It’s time for another trip on the Austin Idol Love Train!
This week on Austin Idol Live, the Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last discuss:

– Idol’s Early Days in Florida
– Terry Funk Trying Jai-Alai
– A Young Robert Fuller
– Hearing About the Money Wrestlers Made
– Similarities with Hulk Hogan
– Iron Mike McCord on the Mic
– True or False: Gary Hart’s Book and the Aftermath of the Plane Crash
– Classic Audio of Buddy Rogers & Gordon Solie
– The Las Vegas Leglock
– Working with Ric Flair
– Classic Audio from Southeastern
– Working with Boris Zurkov, Arn Anderson & Jerry Stubbs
– Announcement about Next Week’s Guest

On Twitter, follow Austin Idol at @AUSTINIDOLLIVE and Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
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