Tag Archives: History

Episode 45: George Napolitano

Hello, wrestling fans! It’s time for Episode #45 of Shut Up and Wrestle, with Brian R. Solomon!

This week my guest is legendary wrestling photographer George Napolitano! Fresh from getting put over by The Rock like a million bucks, George graced me with his presence for a great discussion of his more than half a century photographing some of wrestling’s greatest moments!

Shut Up and Wrestle is shooting ringside this week!

Shut Up and Wrestle is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 44: “Irish” Mickey Doyle

Hello, wrestling fans! It’s time for Episode #44 of Shut Up and Wrestle, with Brian R. Solomon!

This week my guest is veteran wrestler of the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, “Irish” Mickey Doyle! We talk about making his bones in the old territorial era, working for The Sheik, breaking in Al Snow, plus his biography Everybody Loves Mickey, and a whole lot more!

Shut Up and Wrestle gets a little luck of the Irish this week!

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Episode 43: Chris Gough

Hello, wrestling fans! It’s time for Episode #43 of Shut Up and Wrestle, with Brian R. Solomon!

This week my guest is another fellow survivor of the Titan experience, Chris Gough! Chris was a digital media producer and TV creative assistant during his time at WWE, and he shares those experiences and some unique insight this week. Chris doesn’t hold back!

It’s a journey inside the machine of Attitude and Ruthless Aggression-era WWE, this week on Shut Up and Wrestle!

Shut Up and Wrestle is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 42: Pamela Morrison

Hello, wrestling fans! It’s time for Episode #42 of Shut Up and Wrestle, with Brian R. Solomon!

This week my guest is Pamela Morrison, daughter of the great James J. Dillon! Tales of traveling the road with her dad, and growing up in the wild and weird world of pro wrestling abound!

Pam’s story is such a unique one, and I encourage you to take a listen.

Shut Up and Wrestle is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 40: Al Castle

Hello, wrestling fans! It’s time for Episode #40 of Shut Up and Wrestle, with Brian R. Solomon!

This week, my guest is Pro Wrestling Illustrated Senior Writer, and my co-host on the PWI Podcast, Al Castle! The case for the Ultimate Warrior, ’80s wrestling nostalgia vs. reality, yet more superhero talk, and a whole lot more!

Your favorite PWI podcasters do what they do they best, this week on Shut Up and Wrestle!

Shut Up and Wrestle is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 39: Herb Simmons

Hello, wrestling fans! It’s time for Episode #39 of Shut Up and Wrestle, with Brian R. Solomon!

This week, my guest is promoter Herb Simmons of SICW, a man with a 50+ year history of promoting pro wrestling! Mr. Simmons shares stories of an incredible career that goes back to the territory days.

From Sam Muchnick and Lou Thesz to Bruiser Brody and Ric Flair, it’s all here this week on Shut Up and Wrestle!

Shut Up and Wrestle is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 38: John McAdam

Hello, wrestling fans! It’s time for Episode #38 of Shut Up and Wrestle, with Brian R. Solomon!

This week, my guest is fellow Arcadian Vanguard podcaster and super-fan, the tape-trading legend himself, John McAdam!

We try our best to “Stick to Wrestling” this week on Shut Up and Wrestle!

Shut Up and Wrestle is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 37: Keith Ciaramello

Hello, wrestling fans! It’s time for Episode #37 of Shut Up and Wrestle, with Brian R. Solomon!

This week, my guest is my old friend from Titan Tower, former WWE graphic designer Keith Ciaramello! Keith talks about his classic WWE championship belt designs, plus being tattoo artist to the stars, and more!

It’s the man who taught Taz all about the yam-bag, this week on Shut Up and Wrestle!

Shut Up and Wrestle is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 36: Sheldon Goldberg

Hello, wrestling fans! It’s time for Episode #36 of Shut Up and Wrestle, with Brian R. Solomon!

This week, my guest is longtime New England promoter Sheldon Goldberg! Sheldon is the man behind New England Championship Wrestling, and has roots going back to the Abe Ford days of wrestling in Boston, plus got his start in theatrical producing in Beantown as well.

It’s a look back at the history of northeast indie wrestling, this week on Shut Up and Wrestle!

Shut Up and Wrestle is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 35: RJ City

Hello, wrestling fans! It’s time for Episode #35 of Shut Up and Wrestle, with Brian R. Solomon!

This week, my guest is wrestling Twitter favorite and AEW personality RJ City! RJ is the kind of person who can talk at length about not only old school pro wrestling, but also old school showbiz and entertainment.So get ready for references to Honky Tonk Man, Larry Chene and Arn Anderson, but also Yul Brynner, The Golden Girls, Lawrence Welk and so much more…

It’s an eclectic chat with one of wrestling’s most eclectic people, this week on Shut Up and Wrestle!

Shut Up and Wrestle is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.