Category Archives: Podcast

Episode 38: January 14, 1990

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from January 14, 1990! The Power Twins return to the WNYG studio, along with Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Bob Smith & Broadway Sonny Blaze!  Also, Joel Goodhart calls in, which leads to a call from a frantic Paul E. Dangerously!  Plus ICW’s Howard Rapp calls in, how to get a ringside seat at MSG in the 1970s, a caller that thinks Cactus Jack is a scrub & much more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the January 14, 1990 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 37: January 7, 1990

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from January 7, 1990! Cactus Jack Manson (Mick Foley) returns to the WNYG studio, taking calls and talking wrestling & baseball!  Plus John talks about the loss of Spring Training, Cactus Jack fights with Joey from North Babylon, a paramedic wants a warning for children on wrestling shows & much more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the January 7, 1990 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 36: December 31, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from December 31, 1989! It’s New Year’s Eve on the Pro Wrestling Spotlight, as John looks back on 1989 with Broadway Sonny Blaze & Bruce Jacobs! Plus John talks about the recent tornado that hit Nashville, wrestlers that held him up for money, his year-end, and decade-end, awards for 1989 & much more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the December 31, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 35: December 24, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from December 24, 1989! It’s Christmas Eve on the Pro Wrestling Spotlight, as John welcomes Norman The Lunatic and Chris Cruise to the show! Plus the return of TJ from Deer Park, Broadway Sonny Blaze, Don Laible & much more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the December 24, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 33: December 10, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from December 10, 1989!  Sgt. Slaughter calls in to discuss his future plans, how he broke into wrestling, why he left the WWF, his Hasbro GI Joe deal & more! Plus John’s ghost stories, Don Laible with a tribute to the Sarge, more on Joey & Ray Heatherton, new sponsors & much more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the December 10, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 32: December 3, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from December 3, 1989!  AWA World Champion Larry Zbyszko calls in to talk about his challenge to the other World Champions, Vince McMahon & the WWF, feuding with Bruno Sammartino, steroids & more!  Plus Larry gets fed up with Nick from Massapequa, John gets new show sponsors, a false alarm on identifying the Psychic Gourmet and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the December 3, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 31: November 26, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from November 26, 1989!  Dave Meltzer calls in to talk about the Survivor Series – all the results, no-shows & happenings!  Hear what was being predicted Wrestlemania 6! Plus technical difficulties, John talks teenage dating and Boston’s Combat Zone, Dave takes calls and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the November 26, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 30: November 19, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from November 19, 1989!  Paul E. Dangerously calls in from home to take calls and preview the Survivor Series!  Bob Smith from Pro Wrestling Illustrated is in-studio, with Bill Apter calling in to talk to Paul! John talks with Bam Bam Bigelow! Plus the return of Marty Pereira, calls and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the November 19, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Produced by Lou Kipilman

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 29: November 12, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from November 12, 1989!  John talks with former GLOW & POWW wrestler Trudy Adams (aka Amy The Farmer’s Daughter & Brandi Mae) about her career and photo spread in Playboy! Lou Albano is interviewed at the UWS taping to talk David Sammartino & Super Mario! John is livid at WNYG for selling the second hour of his show out from under him to the Psychic Gourmet! Plus Sonny Blaze’s 8 match week, Don Laible talks New York Knockout, John riles up the listeners, news about the Ultimate Warrior getting attacked, Chicken Tonight, calls and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the November 12, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Produced by Lou Kipilman

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 28: November 5, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from November 5, 1989!  John plays an interview with Ric Flair from Sports Byline!  Historian Tom Burke calls in to talk his wrestling collection and the state of modern fans! Plus John has a show long dispute with the G-Man, Flair on Hogan in 1989, calls and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the November 5, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network