Five Years of Variety: The PTBN Catalogue

Over the past five years, Place to Be Nation has been fortunate to feature written and audio pieces by a plethora of very talented individuals. Here is a sampling of some of our content from June 1, 2013 – June 1, 2018 for your enjoyment and to highlight our variety and insight into wrestling and pop culture since our launch. Enjoy!

A Long December: The Story of 12/29/98

Wise Words From the Old Man…

The Title Match

We Miss the 90s: America Online

Ready To Rumble: Everything is Real, Everything is Fake

A Look Back at 24: Ranking the Seasons

Strutting Out a Legacy: RIP Jackie Fargo

Exclusive: Tim Kennedy: “It’s Good to Have Another Job Because the UFC Doesn’t Pay Well”

Oh The People You’ll Meet: Little League Edition

JT’s Running Diary: 2013 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Wrestling and Politics: A Look at a Turbulent Relationship

Three’s Company: The Wyatts, The Shield, and Trios in Wrestling

We Miss the 90s: Dinosaurs

Titans of Wrestling #1: WWWF January – March 1979 (Audio)

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Win?

Summer-Slammed: Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake & The Summer of 1990

The Chamber of Broken Dreams: SummerSlam 2003’s Main Event

Prime Time Player: Darren Young Comes Out

‘Headlocked’ Writer Looks to Change Perception of Wrestling Based Comics

In Too Deep: Is WWE’s Roster Oversaturated?

Weber Has Issues Special Edition: Calm Down, Nerds!

Ashton Kutcher Is A Douche aka “A Tale Of Two Kelsos”

The Winding Road to Lowell: Attending Raw in 1998

A Blind Eye to the Blind Tag

Oh the People You’ll Meet: IWC Edition

Parv’s Guide to David Bowie Albums

Wrestling With the Past #3: Celebrating Bret Hart (Audio)

Why the Browns Won the Trent Richardson Trade

What Happened to New & Original?

The Fiefdom of Sports Officials

The Lost Franchises of the ABA

The Alternative That Wrestling Needs

“Lightning Bolt” in Worcester: Pearl Jam Live

We Miss the 90s: Clueless

Welcome to Friartown, Section 103 – Meet the CWO

A Hero’s Exit: Chris Hero Departs WWE

Filth, Pollution & Corruption: The Ballad of Ludvig Borga

The Final Days of WCW

Richer & The Mailman 15: Cars, Death, Humor, Irony, and Richurrences (Audio)

Boxing’s Biggest “Problem”

The Best of 2013 in Comics

The High Spot: WWE Network is Here (Really) and the Top Stories of the Week

Wrestling Across America: Philadelphia with The Blue Meanie (Audio)

The Other Five Count – Greatest TV Dads

The Kevin Kelly Show #1: Adam Cole (Audio)

We Miss the 90s: Royal Rumble 1994 & An Ode to Friendship

JR’s Treasure Trove #4 – Mom Song by Old Spice

“The Cowboy and The Animal” – A Rundown of My First Live WWE PPV Event

A Tribute to Phillip Seymour Hoffman

The Kevin Kelly Show #2: AJ Styles (Audio)

PTBN Main Event #1 (Audio)

Valentine’s Day: A Love Story?

Parv’s Guide to the Wu-Tang Clan: Part 1 – The Knowledge

WWE Network Launch: First-Watches, Favorites and Gems from the WWE Library

Dad, the Hulkster & Me

The Kids Are Alright: NXT Arrives

Welcome to Friartown, Section 103: Providence vs. Marquette – 3/4/14, A Video Essay

The First Time They Didn’t Listen

Place to Be Podcast #300: An Extravaganza Three Years in the Making

Mended Harts – How Vince McMahon Apologized to Bret Hart & WWF Fans in March 1994

Brad and Chad’s WrestleMania Rewind Special: Ranking the WrestleManias (Audio)

Why Didn’t We Get This?? WrestleMania Matches We Wanted

A Tribute to The Ultimate Warrior

Philosophy of the Shield: The Case for Cap – Part 1

Happy Birthday Hot Rod! Remember When You Saved Virgil?

The “Us” Movement

It Ain’t Easy Being Green

Draft Day – The Tale of Two Trades

The Cowboy Goes to Class – Rise of the nWo

Forever Notorious

The Other Five Count – Favorite TV Season Finales

A Tribute to Macho

Movies of the P2B Generation: 1976

Hey, Hey, Hey…What is Going On Here? The Saved by the Bell Lifetime Movie is On the Way!

JR’s Treasure Trove #5: 2014 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Five Reasons To: Get Over the New Thor Being a Female

The Rise of Tomohiro Ishii

Fandom, I Would Have Words With Thee

JR’s Treasure Trove #6: The Birth of Mr. Backlund – Bret Hart vs. Bob Backlund – 7/30/94

Guardians of the Galaxy Takes the Marvel Cinematic Universe to New Heights

We Miss the 90s: Regulate

Brad and Chad’s SummerSlam Rewind Special: Ranking the SummerSlams (Audio)

A Step By Step Breakdown of the “Step By Step” Music Video

PTBN SummerSlam Rewind Series: SummerSlam 1992 w/ Steve Corino (Audio)

Bray Wyatt, God Complexes, and (Breakable) Glass Ceilings

My Late Night Experience

Titans of Wrestling #36: Interview with Tito Santana (Audio)

Forget Ebola – What about Anthrax?

PTBN’s Greatest Song of the 90s Tournament: Pool Round One, Group A

2 DXers, 1 Champ

The High Spot: An Interlude on Intergender Wrestling

The Kevin Kelly Show #24 – Dennis Stamp (Audio)

Hulk Hogan, As He Should Have Been

Woodstock ’94: Three More Days of Peace, Music…Drugs and Mud

Adam’s Top Music Videos of 2014

The Kevin Kelly Show #25 – Jim Ross (Audio)

Place to Be Podcast #353: Jeff Jarrett (Audio)

Roman Reigns and Paying Dues

Seinfeld: The PTBN Series Rewatch – “The Outing” (S4, E16)

The Ghost of Randy Savage Is Coming for Revenge

A Requiem for Parenthood

The Dichotomy of a Pro Wrestling Fan on the Internet

Teams Back Again – The Debut Episode! (Audio)

30 Years of Mania Madness (1985-1987)

The Best of Kevin Kelly at Place to Be Nation

The Great WrestleMania Re-Book: WrestleMania

Wrestling With Optimism #2 – The History of WWE.com Anniversary Special (Audio)

Place to Be Network: P2B Comics Draft Podcast (Audio)

22-1 or 21-2?: The Future of WWE Collides with its Past at WrestleMania 31

PTBN’s Main Event #30: WrestleMania 31 Preview (Audio)

The Five Count: Undertaker’s WrestleMania Opponents

Place to Be Podcast #368: King of the Ring 1993 and Kendra & Wes Mayle (Audio)

PTBN’s Real World Champion (1989 – 1994)

WDWorld Traveler: The P2B Guide to Walt Disney World (Part 1: The Basics)

Brad and Chad’s King of the Ring Special: Rankings, Rebooking and More (Audio)

Dangerous Alliance Wrestling Podcast #1 (Audio)

The Ballad of the Erstwhile Main-Eventer

1995: The Best Summer of Music Ever

The American Dream

JT’s Treasure Trove #7: 2015 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

PTBN’s Wrestling What If… The NWO’s Third Man

The Scientific Ranking of SummerSlams Part 1

Good Will Wrestling: Building the Perfect SummerSlam (Audio)

Volk Han-A-Thon 1991-1993

PTBN’s Excellent WWE Network Adventure: MSG House Show – 4/6/81

9/11 Remembrance: What Is Really the Least We Can Do?

Parv and Chad’s Top 100 Matches of All Time

Fair for Flair: The Complete Five Part Series (Audio)

We Miss the 90s: Video Stores

Rank & File #1: Top 10 Favorite Current Wrestlers (Audio)

JR’s Treasure Trove #3 – Ghostbusters: The Music Video (1984)

Thoughts I Think… As The Ratings Sink

PTBN Holiday Tournament Spectacular – Round 1, Peanuts Region

Ranking Rocky

Titans of Wrestling #55: Roddy Piper Tribute Part 1 (Audio)

Holiday Five Count: PTBN’s Favorite Christmas Movies

Christmas Television Memories

The Game Is Played Again

Wrestling with Expectations

Why Roman Reigns Isn’t Over, Or: A Study in Parallels – Roman Reigns, Bob Backlund and Dory Funk Jr

Peyton’s Last Stand – Super Bowl 50 Preview

A Grateful Farewell

Thoughts I Think… After Daniel Bryan’s Retirement

RAGEWATCH!!! – Fuller House (S1, E1)

The WrestleMania Top Ten: Part 1

In Search of Five-Star Matches: Part 1

Batman v Superman Brings Big Characters, Bigger Action

Place to Be Podcast Episode 400: A Celebration, WrestleMania Match Rankings & An Old Friend (Audio)

Tears Fallen, Too Late: The Passing of Chyna

Sometimes it Snows in April: My Journey with Prince

We Miss the 90s: Mallrats

Andre the Giant’s Lost 1991 Comeback

Muhammad Ali: 1942 – 2016

The Criss-Cross #1 (Audio)

Lucha Undead #28: “Talk Soup with Chad Campbell” (Audio)

PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #1: Roman Reigns, Money in the Bank, Best in the World, BROTHER NERO & More! (Audio)

Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #10: GIANT-SIZE – The 2016 Halfie Awards (Audio)

Parv’s Top 100 Music Artists, Part 1: Introduction and 100-76

JT’s Treasure Trove #8: 2016 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

All Hell is Breaking Loose: The Complete Story of Continental Wrestling (Audio)

Happy Birthday MTV! (Audio)

Survey Says: A WCW Retrospective #1 (Audio)

Geek & Sassy #1 (Audio)

Letters from Kayfabe #1 (Audio)

PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #7: CM Punk, Vince McMahon’s Quads, Backlash, Randy Orton, DELETE OR DECAY & More! (Audio)

Lucha Undead: AMA w/ Brad from PTBN (Audio)

The Definitive Guide to the Suits of the Million Dollar Man

The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, Episode 28: Reflection, Surprise, Terror…for the Future (Audio)

Rogue One Rebels Against Typical Star Wars Formula

The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, Episode 29: Rogue One (Audio)

The Brad and Chad Show: Putting a Bow on 2016 (Audio)

PTBN POP Special: Tribute to Artists Who Passed Away in 2016 (Audio)

PTBN DadCast #1: Paw Patrol (Audio)

We Miss the 90s: Aerosmith’s Crazy (1994)

Place to Be Podcast #437: Sixth Birthday Celebration (Audio)

PTBN Network Special: Hot Takes on Cold Issues (Audio)

PTBN’s WrestleMania List-a-Mania – Day Twenty-Three: WrestleMania’s Most Overrated Matches

CouchMania 2017 Live Blog: Dealing With a Newborn and the Graps

Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast: 50TH EPISODE GIANT-SIZE EXTRAVAGANZA! (Audio)

PTBN Question Of The Day Weekly Recap (April 3-9 2017)

Letters From Center Stage #1 (Audio)

In Defense of Baseball: LEAVE THE GAME ALONE!!

Jeff Learns Wrestling #1: Basics of the Business, Jesse Ventura, The Mega Powers & more! (Audio)

PTBN’s Greatest WWE Wrestler Ever Project – Introduction

Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #72: PTBN Pop! Comic Book Theatre — Watchmen

Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #105: PTBN POP! Comic Book Theatre — Watchmen, Part 2

Talk’n Pop #3: Nick Duke and WrestleMania Weekend

Bruno Sammartino, 1935-2018

Wrestling War Zone: The Monday Night Wars – Episode 1

Marvel Age Podcast Featuring the Sarcastic Four: Episode One – 1961-1962

Jeff Learns Wrestling #14: WrestleMania IV

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Author: JT Rozzero

JT Rozzero is a cohost of the Place to Be podcast and original member of the legendary Moliseum Video. He enjoys all sports. The only thing he hates more than traffic and customer service is people. He is a proud Svenjolly and has had a sinus infection since October 2013. Send Justin an email