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Episode 39: Crazy for Joe LeDuc in Memphis

3/16/2019
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#KFRPod has dropped like a mighty oak hacked by a crazed Canadian Lumberjack! Host Scott Bowden and guest Howard Baum exchange cutting remarks as they slice through all the major angles that made the lumbering lug a maniacal money player in Memphis and the Sunshine State. Plus, you’ll gain insight from Jerry Jarrett, Dave Brown … Continue reading Episode 39: Crazy for Joe LeDuc in Memphis → The post Episode 39: Crazy for Joe LeDuc in Memphis appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:30:32

Episode 38: Homecoming King: Ric Flair’s Memphis Wrestling Debut

2/20/2019
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Episode 38 of the #KFRPod has dropped like a Nature Boy face flop! Scott Bowden & Howard Baum examine the 8.14.82 Memphis TV show as Ric Flair returns to his birthplace to defend the NWA World title vs. the King of the Country Jive, Jerry Lawler! Bowden explains why this is not only some of … Continue reading Episode 38: Homecoming King: Ric Flair’s Memphis Wrestling Debut → The post Episode 38: Homecoming King: Ric Flair’s Memphis Wrestling Debut appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin'...

Duration:02:13:05

Episode 37: You Dropped a Baum on Me

1/14/2019
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#KFRPod 37 has dropped like gallons of blood on the WMC-TV studio floor! Host Scott Bowden talks with Howard Baum about his involvement in one of the most infamous angles ever in Memphis wrestling history with fellow WFIA member Pete Lederberg as they present the WFIA’s tag-team of the year award to the new-and-less-improved Fabulous … Continue reading Episode 37: You Dropped a Baum on Me → The post Episode 37: You Dropped a Baum on Me appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:02:07:05

Episode 36: Merry Macho Christmas Special

12/24/2018
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Freak out—it’s a Merry Macho Crispy edition of the KFR Podcast with host Scott Bowden guiding his sleigh down memory lane to the biggest card of Memphis wrestling in 1983—Dec. 5 to be exact. The originally scheduled main event saw the Road Warriors make their post-apocolyptic debut in the territory in a rumble for the … Continue reading Episode 36: Merry Macho Christmas Special → The post Episode 36: Merry Macho Christmas Special appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:03:03:33

Episode 35: Close-Up on Union Avenue

12/4/2018
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KFR Pod #35 has dropped like Ricky Morton’s head through a table after a Macho Piledriver! Host Scott Bowden goes behind the camera to chat with longtime (and now retired) WMC-TV 5 engineer Ken Parnell, who reveals the crazy energy and the wild-and-wooly inner workings of the Memphis TV show in its heyday. Ken recalls … Continue reading Episode 35: Close-Up on Union Avenue → The post Episode 35: Close-Up on Union Avenue appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:02:18:37

Episode 34: The King Of Jackson

11/21/2018
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Fresh off a trip to Memphis to revisit his old stomping grounds—literally—Scott Bowden returns to LA and the KFR Podcast approximately 9 pounds heavier from all that country cookin’ and jivin’—and yes, even a little moonshinin’. As his eager sidekick, the Great Brian Last, hangs on every pause, Bowden spins tales about the glory days … Continue reading Episode 34: The King Of Jackson → The post Episode 34: The King Of Jackson appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:21:53

Episode 33: Jeanie’s Shattered Dreams

10/24/2018
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Scott Bowden reunites with Jeannie Clarke for the first time since meeting in the hallways of WMC-TV 5 prior to live Memphis TV in spring ’91, when the KFR host was breaking into the biz as a snot-nosed 19-year-old referee. The USWA alumni talk about the stunning career of another future star Scott met that … Continue reading Episode 33: Jeanie’s Shattered Dreams → The post Episode 33: Jeanie’s Shattered Dreams appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:20:25

Episode 32: A Nose for Excellence with Guest Shane Russell

10/13/2018
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Yellow again, everybody, and welcome to another BIG DAY of the KFR podcast, as Scott Bowden and Brian Last welcome Shane Russell, son of legendary Memphis Wrestling broadcast Lance Russell. Shane shares his favorite memories both as a huge wrestling fan and as the son of the most iconic personality in Memphis broadcasting history. Shane … Continue reading Episode 32: A Nose for Excellence with Guest Shane Russell → The post Episode 32: A Nose for Excellence with Guest Shane Russell appeared...

Duration:01:20:13

Episode 31: Class Of ’79

9/26/2018
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KFR host Scott Bowden has returned from Parts Unknown armed with evidence he claims will be the smoking gun in the Mil Mascaras Monday Night Mystery! Bowden not only looks back at the night in question of January 29, 1979, but also examines every single card he attended that year as a young fan at … Continue reading Episode 31: Class Of ’79 → The post Episode 31: Class Of ’79 appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:35:26

Episode 30: Saturday Morning Memories

8/28/2018
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Host Scott Bowden is right along ringside for Episode 30 to honor four professional wrestlers who experienced varying degrees of success in the Memphis territory but nonetheless made an indelible impact years before their recent passings: Jim Jamieson, Jim Neidhart, Brickhouse Brown and Chris Champion. Bowden and co-host The Great Brian Last will also discuss … Continue reading Episode 30: Saturday Morning Memories → The post Episode 30: Saturday Morning Memories appeared first on Kentucky...

Duration:01:21:38

Episode 29: Unsolved Mysteries of Memphis

8/13/2018
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On this special Unsolved Mysteries of #Memphis edition of the KFR Podcast, host Scott Bowden goes face to masked mug with Mil Mascaras during an autograph signing at Los Angeles-area sports-memorabilia speakeasy. Bowden doesn’t tiptoe gracefully around the issue, asking as many questions as humanly possible to unmask the truth behind the mystery that has … Continue reading Episode 29: Unsolved Mysteries of Memphis → The post Episode 29: Unsolved Mysteries of Memphis appeared first on...

Duration:01:09:24

Episode 28: Too Much

8/1/2018
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In a candid discussion with Brian Last, Scott Bowden honors the memory of the late Brian Lawler by revealing a side of Grand Master Sexay that most fans never knew. Bowden recalls the first time he met BC back in 1989, when the son of the King drove a Lincoln Continental delivering Godfather’s Pizzas all over … Continue reading Episode 28: Too Much → The post Episode 28: Too Much appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:30:00

Episode 27: The House That Lawler Built

7/14/2018
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KFR host Scott Bowden reminisces about Monday night memories at the Mid-South Coliseum with Marvin Stockwell, co-founder of the Coliseum Coalition and Friends of the Fairgrounds. The two Memphians discuss everything that made the Roundhouse the entertainment capital of the Mid-South, including Memphis State Tiger basketball, legendary artists who performed at the arena, who flying-saucer shape provided … Continue reading Episode 27: The House That Lawler Built → The post Episode 27: The...

Duration:01:36:01

Episode 26: Baby, He’s A Superstar

7/5/2018
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On July 4, 1977, Jerry Lawler and Billl Dundee kicked off the greatest summer in Memphis wrestling’s history as he outfoxed Jerry Lawler in the main event at the Mid-South Coliseum, winning $2000 of the King’s coldhearted cash. 41 years later, Dundee joins KFR hosts Scott Bowden and the Great Brian Last® for an explosive … Continue reading Episode 26: Baby, He’s A Superstar → The post Episode 26: Baby, He’s A Superstar appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:24:49

Episode 25: Stardust Memories

6/23/2018
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Host Scott Bowden serves up an extra-extra crispy bucket of goodness on the KFR podcast, as he welcomes back the hottest heel on Twitter….Jerry Jarrett. The original Double J provides insight into the following topics: Dusty Rhodes’s appearances vs. Jerry Lawler in Memphis nearly 41 years ago to the day and why Jarrett and the … Continue reading Episode 25: Stardust Memories → The post Episode 25: Stardust Memories appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:08:42

Episode 24: Men About Town w/ Guest Jim Cornette

6/13/2018
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KFR host Scott Bowden and his extra-crispy guest, Jim Cornette, honor the 35th anniversary of one of the best bouts ever held in Memphis, which also was featured around the territory’s loop, earning one of the biggest money weeks ever for promoter Jerry Jarret. This series of bouts featured Jarrett’s two biggest longtime handpicked stars … Continue reading Episode 24: Men About Town w/ Guest Jim Cornette → The post Episode 24: Men About Town w/ Guest Jim Cornette appeared first on Kentucky...

Duration:01:22:31

Episode 23: Tux Tales

6/5/2018
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Scott Bowden welcomes his Beverly Hills neighbor, the dapper-yet-diabolical Tux Newman (Jeff Walton), who orchestrated Randy “Macho Man” Savage’s return to the dark side of Memphis wrestling in late February 1985, guiding his star to memorable, brutal reign as the Southern heavyweight champion of the WORLD. The twisted talent agent from Tinseltown will dish on … Continue reading Episode 23: Tux Tales → The post Episode 23: Tux Tales appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:38:46

Episode 22: World Politics

5/21/2018
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KFR host Scott Bowden continues his look at Jerry Lawler’s AWA World championship win 30 years ago with guests Prince Kevin Lawler and the man who crowned the King, legendary Memphis promoter Jerry Jarrett. Scott and Kevin also pay tribute to their mutual friend Nik Niknahad, aka Mr. Clyde and Ali Ben Khan on Memphis … Continue reading Episode 22: World Politics → The post Episode 22: World Politics appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:54:17

Episode 21: Area King Crowned

5/15/2018
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In honor of the 30th anniversary of Jerry Lawler’s AWA World title win, host KFR host Scott Bowden discusses the King’s chase of the World heavyweight championship—the Memphis territory’s overarching storyline for well over a decade. On this week’s Stinkn’ Rednecks segment, Bowden and longtime fan David Delahoussaye discuss why Lawler was so over as a sport … Continue reading Episode 21: Area King Crowned → The post Episode 21: Area King Crowned appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin'...

Duration:01:38:55

Episode 20: ¿Que Es Mas Macho?

5/5/2018
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The ICW invasion continues on the KFR podcast as “The Hustler” Rip Rogers returns for the second part of a no-words-barred interview. The ICW outlaw will reveal secrets about life on the road with ICW, the story behind the bizarre radio ads and how they were part of the spending problem that ultimately led to … Continue reading Episode 20: ¿Que Es Mas Macho? → The post Episode 20: ¿Que Es Mas Macho? appeared first on Kentucky Fried Rasslin' Podcast.

Duration:01:21:15