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 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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