PTBN Holiday Extravaganza 2019

On this Place To Be Nation Special, Andy Atherton gets together with the show hosts from PTBN’s podcasts from both the wrestling and pop feeds. They talk about their favorite…

Forever Notorious

March 9, 1997. I will forever remember the day my favorite artist passed away. I was shocked and saddened. I will forever remember where I was the next day when…

The Ten Best Halloween Havoc Matches

Brad: WCW’s Halloween Havoc pay-per-views are best remembered for some of professional wrestling’s “spookiest” matches. You have a Chamber of Horrors match where the losing team has someone electrocuted, a coal miner’s glove…

The Best of PTBN: Celebrating our Second Anniversary

Place to Be Nation was officially launched on June 1, 2013 and here we are, two years and over 3,400 posts of audio and written pieces later, celebrating our second anniversary.…

The Ballad of the Erstwhile Main-Eventer

?! ?! ?! ?! The High Spot, January 31st 2014: Picture it: the Hampton Inn in Emporia, Virginia, 5:45AM, January 1st 2014. There is, perhaps, no lonelier scene than this.…

BRAINBUSTER! The Pro Wrestling Quiz Show – Episode 4

It’s Brainbuster Four! Join me, Johnny Sorrow, and Producer Matt Denton as we welcome Tim Livingston, Pete, and returning champ Kelly to the Brainbuster arena. Will Kelly retain? Will Pete…

Once Upon a Time, There Was a Dal’Rok – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1×13, “The Storyteller”

Glenn's weekly analysis of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine continues. Every Friday, we exist here.

The Iceberg Theory: Why It Gets Better For Bobby Drake And His Fans

Like the concussive force beams that fire continuously from my eyes (hypothetically), the 24-hour news cycle is both a blessing and a curse. Propelled by the immediacy of social networks,…

Exile on Badstreet #2: The Death of the Universal Wrestling Federation

Kris is joined by David Bixenspan (davidbix.com and f4wonline.com) and Dylan Hales (Wrestling Culture podcast) to discuss the demise of the Universal Wrestling Federation. We discuss the buildup to the…

Good Will Wrestling: WrestleMania vs. Starrcade

Will is joined by Pete & Parv (Titans of Wrestling) and Kris Zellner (Exile on Badstreet) to compare the two flagship shows of the NWA and WWF. We run through…