Last Week in Place to Be Nation

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Catch up on what happened last week at Place to Be Nation! With new material every day you may have missed something along the way. Here’s a recap of the last week at the only Place to Be in your Pop Culture World.

Desert Island Pop Culture Tournament

This week we kicked off our gigantic Pop Culture tournament, pitting 64 different iconic items against each other as the Nation looks to determine the essential item should you be stuck on a Desert Island for the rest of your life.  While our first round will continue into next week, there are three days already posted that you can vote on!

Desert Island Pop Culture Tournament Day One

Desert Island Pop Culture Tournament Day Two

Desert Island Pop Culture Tournament Day Three

Life

To celebrate the 4th of July, we shared our favorite patriotic wrestling videos and Justin did a running diary of Nathan’s hot dog eat contest.

Jordan detailed every personality you’ll see at a little league baseball game.

Our first Place to Be Nation Mailbag was published.

Comics

Nick and Greg kicked off their Hard-Traveling Fanboys series.

Todd looked at Lazarus #1 as well as Batman/Superman #1.

Wrestling

In light of Ricardo Rodriguez’s suspension, Justin looked at past wrestler’s untimely mishaps.

Chad live-blogged the Absolute Intense Wrestling iPPV: Absolution VIII.

Our Vintage Vault Repost series started with the first WrestleMania.

Kevin Kelly joined the Place to Be Podcast to talk Ring of Honor and the second half of WWF 1999.

Chad Campbell and Graham Cawthon joined the boys to talk about the first half of 2013.

Where the Big Boys Play gave out their End of the 80s Decade Awards.

We cover every weekly wrestling TV show – Raw, Ring of Honor, NXT, Main Event, Impact Wrestling and Smackdown.

MMA

Callum covered the historic UFC 162 with a live blog.

He also detailed out the 10 fights you can’t miss this summer.

The GrappleTalk podcast previewed UFC 162 and also looked at UFC 3 and UFC 4 as part of the GrappleTalk Rewind series.

TV

Ben and Chad previewed who they think will be nominated for an Emmy this year.

Our What to Watch feature set the table for weekend TV viewing.

Movies

Our House of Horror series kicked off with a look at the original Friday the 13th movie.

Music

Place to Be Nation has your Weekend Playlist.  Sit back and relax to these select music videos from Scott.

Podcasts

Listen to all your favorite podcasts right here at Place to Be Nation. This past week featured new episodes from the Place to Be Podcast, The Kings of SportWhere the Big Boys Play, Off the Top Rope, Answering the Ten Count and We Found New Music.

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Author: Place to Be Nation Staff

Place to Be Nation Staff pieces feature any number of our contributors who are multifaceted when it comes to Pop Culture expertise.