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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.
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 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 8: Darryl Rhoades

This week on Austin Idol Live, the Universal Hearthrob  & The Great Brian Last welcome Darryl Rhoades, the lead singer of The Idolators, to the show!  This fun, freewheeling conversation touches on the worlds of wrestling, comedy, music & baseball.  Topics include:

– How Darryl Met Austin Idol
– What inspired Darryl and the Idolators to Write and Record the Song “Heart Throb”
– Georgia Championship Wrestling
– Wrestling Now vs. Then
– “Onion Head” Baron Von Raschke
– Baseball
– A Rib Involving Mr. Fuji & Stan Stasiak
– Darryl Being Approched by The Freebirds
– The Hahavishnu Orchestra
– The Sex Pistols U.S. Debut in Atlanta
– Darryl Fighting with Someone in the Audience at a Show
– A Locker Room Fight between  Mr. Wrestling II & The Great Mephisto
– Darryl having Heat with John McLaughlin

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.

Episode 7: Ron Fuller

Austin Idol Live welcomes a very special guest this week: “The Tennessee Stud” Ron Fuller!  This incredibly fun talk between Austin Idol, The Great Brian Last and Ron touches on many topics, including:

– Advice from Roy Welch on Fighting
– Becoming the Tennessee Stud
– Ron Fuller’s First Time Seeing Austin Idol
– Ron Wright’s Infamous Chisel
– Ron Wright as a Pilot
– Florida’s Snake Pit
– Gordon Nelson introducing the Sugar Hold to Eddie Graham
– Missing the Wrestling Business
– Running Two Territories at the Same Time
– Ron Fuller Buying a Hockey Team

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.

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.
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.

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.

Episode 3

This week on Austin Idol Live, The Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last discuss:

– The weather while working for the WWWF
– Living in the Northeast
– Moondog Mayne
– Mr. Fuji pulling a rib
– Austin Idol: True or False (with Jimmy Hart audio)
– Idol’s relationship with the different bookers in Memphis
– 1983 Memphis internal dynamics
– Idol having his own dressing room
– Idol’s feud with Rick Rude (with classic audio)

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.

Episode 2

The Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last are back with another edition of Austin Idol Live!

Discussed this week:
– Don Leo Jonathan
– Darryl Rhoades & the song “Heart Throb”
– Audio from Jimmy Hart’s “diarrhea promo”
– Lance Russell & Gordon Solie
– Numero Uno!
– Austin Idol: True or False*
– Nutrition & Juicing
– Paul Boesch & Houston
– Working in Australia
– King Curtis Iaukea

* In this segment, we look at something that has been said about the Universal Hearthrob and judge the truthfulness of that statement.  This week we talk about a passage from Gary Hart’s book, which leads to a discussion about Austin Idol’s time working for the Dallas booking office.

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.

Episode 1

The debut episode of Austin Idol Live is here!  Join the Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last on this initial podcast excursion!
Topics this week include:
– Feeling comfortable on the mic
– Working for Bill Watts in Georgia
– Quitting the wrestling business
– Ron Fuller
– Working for Vince McMahon Sr.
– Chief Jay Strongbow
– Pedro Morales’ gum

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.