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UNR 190 – You don’t need your tiara.

Posted on March 04, 2014 by Rick Finch

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For the first time ever, Ush and Corey on the same podcast.  And the results are sparkling.

Talking last week’s Raw, where Hogan and Undertaker returned to our lives.

Featuring Bootista’s place in the company, how the Hulk promo should have gone, promos from Hulk, Bray and Heyman, real life parenting, real life cat parenting, Meltzer, Alvarez, Alfred Hayes, Nash on NXT, thoughts on all the new talent, the Taker/Brock contract signing, Burnside questions about WWE and much much much more!

Epic length show.

UNR Episode #190 (1:37:09, 38.9 megs)

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Enjoy!

UNR 189 – Up Next

Posted on February 24, 2014 by Rick Finch

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Don from Maryland returns, but this time on a crystal clear connection!

Featuring a full review of Burnside’s play which Don attended, Spud doing Lear, TONS of Abyss, a room divided CANNOT stand, the first Willow promo, Ush Questions and much more!

Until the Comments section is fixed, feel free to email me at upnorthradio@gmail.com

Enjoy.

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Up North Radio 189 (1:06:16, 26.5 megs)

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Issues with PWC

Posted on February 24, 2014 by Rick Finch

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Hey, everybody.

At the moment we’re having problems with the comments here.

Johnny P has hired a crack team to get it resolved.

In the meantime, if you have a comment about any of the shows please email it to upnorthradio@gmail.com

I’ll post them once the comments are fixed.

As a make-good, here’s the oldest piece of wrestling merch I’ve ever come across.

A Frank Gotch trading card from 100+ years ago.

UNR 188 – Best Worst and Blurst of TNA

Posted on January 26, 2014 by Rick Finch

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Really proud of this one.
The original UNR Crew (Finch, Burnside, Corey and Mrs Burnside) all lend a hand and the results speak for themselves.

Featuring:

-Cinéma vérité style opening
-Genesis Part 1
-Alvarez and Meltzer
-The Best Of polls
-A Nash and JJ Classic Clip
-LOLTNA 2002 (new feature)
-The UNR Technical Awards hosted by Winter and Corny
-Worst Face, Heel and Hair
-Blurst Of
-Jeff Hardy’s Halloween #IMPACT365
-Worst Of polls
-You’re Not Helping with Mrs Burnside
-Part 2 of the Best of the Best clip show

And not a helluva lot more!

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Jeff Hardy’s Halloween Link

UNR 188 – Best Worst and Blurst of TNA (1:26:44, 34.7 megs)

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New Best and Worst of WWE Audio

Posted on January 25, 2014 by Rick Finch

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In the land of people who don’t watch WWE, the man who watches some is king.

Brian from Texas walks me through the minefield that is July – December 2013 WWE.

We review the polls, pit the winners against each other and admire the results.

Plus a SNME Classic Clip, and Part One of the Best of the Best – audio clips from our 2013 shows!

—Part Two of Best of the Best will main event the TNA version, coming as soon as I can edit it.

The Classic Clip link probably won’t work for our U.S. listeners (THANKS WWE Network!) but here it is just in case.

Link to Classic Clip

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***Vote in the Comments Section for the overall Best and Worst thing of 2013.***

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Best

Mark Henry’s fake retirement, beat down of Cena, and promo afterward.

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Goldust’s 2013 career renaissance.  Best matches in his 25-year run.

Worst

The Miz as the new Ric Flair.  Absolutely terrible babyface.

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We Don’t Believe in Bryan: Weeks away from PPV main event, Bryan portrayed as ineffectual weakling against Show. Show cries, knowing his move could certainly murder helpless little Bryan, #1 contender.

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Enjoy the show!

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Best and Worst of TNA Polls – Last Half of 2013!

Posted on December 27, 2013 by Rick Finch

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Have your say before it’s too late!

Best of TNA – Poll 1 ———-  Best of TNA – Poll 2

Worst of TNA – Poll 1 ——–  Worst of TNA – Poll 2

Worst of TNA – Poll 3 ——–  Worst of TNA – Poll 4

Best and Worst of WWE Polls – Last Half of 2013!

Posted on December 26, 2013 by Rick Finch

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Have your say before it’s too late!

Best of WWE – Poll 1 ———–  Best of WWE – Poll 2

Worst of WWE – Poll 1 ———  Worst of WWE – Poll 2

Worst of WWE – Poll 3 ———  Worst of WWE – Poll 4

How Did This Get Great? – Episode 2

Posted on December 18, 2013 by Rick Finch

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S U B U R B A N   C O M M A N D O !

Relive the glory as Johnny Pizazz and I review this 1991 landmark film.

Enjoy!

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What Brian Watched 3: Falling Back in Love With the Big Guerrilla

Posted on December 11, 2013 by Brian Streleckis

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It’s been a while since I’ve actually sat down to write something. I’ve just been busy with life and its many distractions (some of them by surprise) in between attending shows, watching DVDs, and doing the occasional podcast with Steve, Finch, and company. So it’s about high time I talk about what I’ve been watching… and loving. (more…)

How Did This Get Great? – Episode 1

Posted on November 12, 2013 by Rick Finch

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Dave, Brian H and I review River of Darkness in the debut episode.

Enjoy!

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North South Audio #1 – Halloween Havoc 1990

Posted on September 27, 2013 by Rick Finch

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The debut edition of Ush and my show North South Audio, with special guest Johnny Pizazz!

Johnny’s our long time friend, and one of the best people we know to talk wrestling with.

Here we review Halloween Havoc 1990, a very odd show.

Featuring Better Know A Co-Host, the Special Olympics, crazy promos, Pizazz’ Stan Hansen, Ush’s Flair, Territory Ribs, The Black Scorpion, disguises for the sake of disguises, Ask Johnny and Ush, a Classic Clip montage, One Sting … TWO STINGS?!

And MUCH MORE!

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UNR 187 – If it doesn’t make sense…

Posted on September 19, 2013 by Rick Finch

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No Surrender gets the UNR treatment, thanks to Brian, listener turned co-host Asker, and yours truly.

WARNING: If you don’t want aspects of tonight’s Impact spoiled, skip the intro song and 2:24 – 3:36.

Featuring Better Know a Co-Host, TNA News and big time spoiler talk / speculation, the BFG Series, Hogan promos, Bellator Attorneys, Cookiegate, Twitter and much more!

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UNR 187

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The Great American Bash ’89 Audio

Posted on August 27, 2013 by Rick Finch

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Hall of Fame Radio is on the air!

And what better subject matter could we have for our debut show than The Great American Bash 1989?

Featuring ALL the promos, star ratings galore, Ush’s Funk, NWA memories, the debut of a future murder victim, HERVSTER, the Dynamic Dudes and their frisbee, Ush’s Bob Caudle, Sid, wrestling is SO GAY, Ush’s Terry Gordy, THREE Ric Flair Classic Clips, Who’s Dead (with intro music), and much more!

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The Great American Bash ’89 Review (1:08:58, 27.6 megs)

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UNR 186 – Peak Years

Posted on August 27, 2013 by Rick Finch

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Burnside’s longest layoff from UNR ever is finally over, and we’re buy now viagra back with a jam-packed show.

Featuring Meltzer Talk, TNA News, Hardcore Justice, Tito’s actions / head, Rampage, Sabin compared to Daniel Bryan, TrueCar.com, ROH’s 100th Sinclair Episode, Michael Elgin’s commercial, Kevin Kelly creeping everybody out, Lethal and Strong as hosts, A BRAND NEW FEATURE, Twitter featuring Mrs Burnside, and much more!

Not the Elgin commercial, but the one with strippers (Safe for Work) (LINK)

UNR Episode #186 (1:11:12, 28.5 megs)

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Ush, Troy and Finch discuss WCW Nitro

Posted on August 27, 2013 by Rick Finch

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In particular, the famous (infamous?) reboot episode from April 10, 2000.

PWC Listener Troy’s audio debut!  And a real tour de force from Ush.

A strong candidate for audio of the year.

Featuring all the promos (and there are many), SHOOTIN’, some of the worst booking you’ll see anywhere, what Van Hammer was doing, Ush’s views on Kidman, Who’s Dead, Hogan’s rampage and planning ahead, Scott, two Classic WCW Clips, Ask Ush & Troy, and much more!

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WCW Nitro 10/4/2000 Review (1:19:41, 31.9 megs)

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UNR 185 – Knock the crap off!

Posted on August 27, 2013 by Rick Finch

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Brian and I give you all the Sabinside details on a note-worthy episode of Impact!

Featuring:

The TNA Podcast, Hogan goodness, the Justice Coin, a NEW voice over guy, more X-Division than you can handle, a bizarre brawl and bizarrer kidnapping, one big main event result, TWO How Bad Can It Gets (fair and balanced viewpoints), and much more!

How Bad Can It Get #1

How Bad Can It Get #2

UNR Episode #185 (33:46, 13.5 megs)

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Best and Worst of WWE Audio

Posted on August 27, 2013 by Rick Finch

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Big time!

Featuring THREE Classic Clips from WWE’s past, thoughts on the current product, close decisions and dissent, previews of what’s coming up, all the polls featuring YOUR picks for the Best and Worst, and much more!

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Best & Worst of WWE (46:41, 18.7 megs)

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UNR 184 – Best and Worst of TNA

Posted on August 27, 2013 by Rick Finch

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We’re back with more Up North Radio.  This time Corey and I tackle Impact and the Best and Worst polls, as well as newcomer Blurst!

Plus Tweets, Ask Corey questions, Merch, TNA News, I take way too long to understand a joke, Classic Clips starring The Jarretts and much more!

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UNR Episode #184 (1:11:44, 28.7 megs)

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More Best and Worst of WWE/TNA Polls – First Half of 2013!

Posted on June 26, 2013 by Rick Finch

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WORST of TNA (JAN – JUNE) – Poll 3BEST of TNA (JAN – JUNE) – Poll 3

WORST of TNA (JAN – JUNE) – Poll 4 — BEST of TNA (JAN – JUNE) – Poll 4

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WORST of WWE (JAN – JUNE) – Poll 3BEST of WWE (JAN – JUNE) – Poll 3

WORST of WWE (JAN – JUNE) – Poll 4BEST of WWE (JAN – JUNE) – Poll 4

The Last BS With Honor

Posted on June 22, 2013 by Rick Finch

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Episode #140 brings the seven year series to an end.

Hosted by Brian and featuring myself, Burnside and JohnnyP.

Lots of ROH talk, memories, a review of an interesting night in the company’s history from 2003, Faction Warfare and much more.

Enjoy.

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