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Episode 15: Colt Toombs

Austin Idol Live welcomes Colt Toombs, the son of Roddy Piper, to the show this week!  Join the Universal Hearthrob & The Great Brian Last as the talk with Colt about many topics, including:

– Austin Idol Meeting Roddy Piper In Mid Atlantic
– Austin Idol Seeing Roddy & Colt At An Insane Clown Posse Event
– Colt Becoming A Wrestler
– Colt’s Old School Mentality
– Things Wrestling Is Missing Now That Worked In The Past
– The Story Behind Colt & His Sister’s Biography Of Their Father
– What Austin Idol Did When He Quit Wrestling
– Nutrition & Exercise Philosophies 

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, autographed pictures and the brand NEW Austin Idol Live t-shirts please visit Austin Idol’s official website.

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

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, autographed pictures and the brand NEW Austin Idol Live t-shirts please visit Austin Idol’s official website.

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.
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, 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.
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, 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.
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 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.
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.