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Episode 16

Austin Idol Live returns this week with another fun packed show!  The Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last discuss many topics, including:

– The Heart Punch
– The Sugar Hold
– Karl Gotch
– Andre The Giant
– Working For The Insane Clown Posse
– Ken Patera
– Jerry Lawler & Tommy Rich Working Out
– Working For Sun Belt Wrestling
– Austin Idol Promoting His Own Shows
– Mike Jackson
–Jerry Jarrett’s Reaction To Austin Idol Promoting A Big House
– Working With The Road Warriors

On Twitter, follow Austin Idol at @AUSTINIDOLLIVE and Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
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Episode 13: Scott Bowden

Austin Idol Live welcomes Scott Bowden, former Memphis manager and the man behind Kentucky Fried Rasslin’, to the show this week! Scott talks with the Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last about numerous topics, including:

– How Scott Got Started Working In Memphis
– The Only Time Scott Ever Worked With Austin Idol
– Scott’s Earliest Memories Of Austin Idol
– Mil Mascaras In Memphis
– Austin Idol vs. Jerry Lawler In The Hair vs. Hair Cage Match
– Paul Heyman & The Scaffold
– Paul Heyman’s Role In The Austin Idol / Jerry Lawler Feud
– Scott Turning Heel In Memphis
– Austin Idol’s Payday For The Hair vs. Hair Match
– Nutrition And Exercise

On Twitter, follow Austin Idol at @AUSTINIDOLLIVE and Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
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To purchase Austin Idol’s nutrition and workout booklets, autographed pictures and the brand NEW Austin Idol Live t-shirts please visit Austin Idol’s official website.

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.
Make sure to like the Official Austin Idol Live Facebook page.
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To purchase Austin Idol’s nutrition and workout booklets, autographed pictures and the brand NEW Austin Idol Live t-shirts please visit Austin Idol’s official website.

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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To purchase Austin Idol’s nutrition and workout booklets, as well as Austin Idol t-shirts and autographed pictures, please visit Austin Idol’s official website.

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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To purchase Austin Idol’s nutrition and workout booklets, as well as autographed pictures, please visit Austin Idol’s official website.

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.
Make sure to like the Official Austin Idol Live Facebook page.
Subscribe by adding Austin Idol Live to your preferred podcast app, or by using our iTunes link.
To purchase Austin Idol’s nutrition and workout booklets, as well as autographed pictures, please visit Austin Idol’s official website.

Episode 4: Jim Cornette

This week on Austin Idol Live,  the Universal Hearthrob welcomes his first guest – Jim Cornette!  Join Idol, Cornette & The Great Brian Last for a fun discussion on the following topics:

– The State of Modern Wrestling
– Crazy Wrestling Schedules
– Wrestling Injuries
– Austin Idol’s Early Days in Memphis
– The Toughness of Pat Malone
– Florida’s Snake Pit
– Jim applying the Sugar Hold
– Idol’s Reaction to Jim Becoming a Manager
– Working for Bill Watts

On Twitter, follow Austin Idol at @AUSTINIDOLLIVE and Brian at @GreatBrianLast.
Make sure to like the Official Austin Idol Live Facebook page.
Subscribe by adding Austin Idol Live to your preferred podcast app, or by using our iTunes link.