All Purpose Shoot Preview and Review thread

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    http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestli...ully-j-j-and-magnum-discuss-the-horseman-era/

    Magnum TA, JJ Dillon and Tully Blanchard discuss their memories of the Four Horsemen's legendary first run in JCP. Topics include how the men kept their egos in check while working in a group atmosphere, party life, Dusty Rhodes' booking, Blanchard and Magnum's wars, the car wreck that ended Magnum's career, the exodus of Horsemen members to the WWF in 1988/89, and more!
     
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    http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestling/kayfabe-lies-alibis-rick-steiner-shoot-interview/

    Rick Steiner covers his days as an NCAA wrestler, how Verne Gagne and George Steele brought him into wrestling, the Olympian who was meant to be Steiner's first tag team partner, Scott Steiner's rampage in the CNN towers, shooting with other pro wrestlers who had legit backgrounds, performing dangerous ribs while driving town to town, the Steiners failed WWF run, getting heat for abusing a midget, beating up Konnan in WCW, Rick and Meng fighting marines in a bar, Bill Watts roughing up his talent, how his TNA run convinced him to retire and more!!
     
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    http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestling/kayfabe-lies-alibis-bruce-hart-shoot-interview/

    Bruce Hart covers the Dungeon training camps, discovering the Dynamite Kid, the night a Canadian reporter tried to expose the Stampede business as phony (spoiler: David Schultz is involved), the locker room fight that left Bruce with a broken jaw, Brian Pillman's locker room fights with much larger men, Bruce's aborted WWF run, the Montreal Screwjob, Owen's death, his thoughts on the next generation of Harts in wrestling and more!
     
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    http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestling/kayfabe-lies-and-alibis-sid-vicious-shoot-interview/

    Sid Vicious walks us down memory lane...Stories include: How he debuted as a main event wrestler, his flirtation with the USFL and a pro football career, his opinions on why some well regarded workers were actually not very good, Kevin Owens being fat, how Virgil's big penis lead to Jerry Jarrett firing him, his misadventures with the drugged up Von Erichs, the Rock and Roll Express' drug usage, how a fan helped Sid find his finisher, SOFTBALL, the squeegee street fight, an absurd story about being in a WCW PPV main event and not knowing the finish, his many backstage issues with Vince McMahon, Hulk Hogan: the pansy, how Sid almost saved the Shockmaster from infamy, the stabbing incident with Arn Anderson, why he never went back to the WWF after 1997 despite their offers and more!
     
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    http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestling/kayfabe-lies-and-alibis-barry-windham-shoot-interview-2/

    Barry Windham covers his early years being the son of a vagabond father playing in the NFL and pro wrestling, the wrestlers who he went to college with, breaking in with the Funk family, drinking with Dick Murdoch, Jim Crockett's financial struggles leading him to the WWF, why he ended up leaving the WWF in the middle of a boom period, Ric Flair partying with a teenage Windham, wrestling Stan Hansen and Brody in Japan, why he went back to the WWF briefly in 1989, butting heads with Jim Herd, why he turned down the NWA world title, feuding with his friend Dusty Rhodes, Windham's role in Brian Pillman's career altering car accident, being given the "Stalker" gimmick, JBL being a backstage bully, being an agent for the WWE, NXT, and more!!
     
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    http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestli...-sammartino-and-jim-cornette-shoot-interview/

    In the wake of Bruno Sammartino's recent passing, I felt it was time to review his sit down interview with Jim Cornette. Topics include his boyhood days running from the Nazis and battling a serious illness, his trek to America, being discovered by wrestling promoters, how he was blackballed from wrestling in his early years, some impressive feats of strength he pulled off in the ring and in the gym, how Buddy Rogers turned Bruno into a heel, how he found his way back into wrestling and ultimately the WWWF title scene, the epic match with Lou Thesz that never came to pass, Stan Hansen breaking his neck and how Vince Sr pressured him to return quickly from the injury, his angle with Larry Zbyszko, thoughts on Bob Backlund and Hulk Hogan, a proposed stadium show where he'd face Andre, plus more!
     
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    http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestli...-wrestling-w-bruce-prichard-and-jim-cornette/

    Bruce Prichard covers the history of Houston wrestling, with Jim Cornette by his side! Topics include: How Harley Race caused Paul Boesch to create his own World title after the NWA champ screwed him over, how Grizzly Smith ruined kayfabe for Bruce when he was still a kid, Boesch's heat with Gary Hart, the truth behind the rumors of Gino Hernandez being Boesch's son, the night Bruiser Brody tried to kill the Houston territory, legends who got over huge in Houston before the WWWF brought them in to be big city megastars, Tully Blanchard as a booker causing heat in the office and the locker room, the Jack Brisco/Race/Dory Funk world title backstage mess, the night Wahoo and Pat O' Connor got into a shoot in the ring, Bruce's involvement in JCP buying out the UWF, how Prichard ended up in the WWF, Boesch's strained relationship with the WWF, the Boesch family holding the WWF up for money, and more!!!
     
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    http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestling/kayfabe-lies-and-alibis-the-fabulous-ones-shoot-interview/

    The Fabulous Ones sit down in 2018 and share their memories from their successful years as a team. Topics include: Lane's early years learning under Bill Watts, Eddie Graham and the Fullers, Jerry Jarrett's MTV inspirations when pushing the Fabs, getting heat with Lawler for becoming Memphis' top act, Lane chasing the rats, Andy Kaufman in Memphis, dangerous ribs that were played on others, why they never made a WWF run, Bruiser Brody shooting on them in the AWA, how the AWA locker room roughed up the Road Warriors to avenge their stiff moves, the night Lane choked out a TV announcer who was mocking wrestling, the Road Warriors refusing to lose the AWA straps to them and how the Fabs got revenge, Dick Murdoch and Blackjack Mulligan threatening Stan Lane for refusing to do a fireball spot, their less successful returns to Memphis, Lane going to the NWA to join the Midnight Express, Jim Herd driving Jim Cornette and Lane out, plus more!
     
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    http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestling/kayfabe-lies-and-alibis-reflections-with-ricky-steamboat/

    Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat covers his current WWE duties, the injury he suffered at the hands of the NXT kids that nearly killed him, training with Verne Gagne, Eddie Graham giving him his first push, finding stardom in JCP, his plan for a heel run that never came to be, his son's journey in the business, "The Final Conflict", the Wrestlemania 3 classic, his reboot as a fire breathing dragon and more!
     
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    http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestli...libis-gorgeous-george-shoot-interview-review/
    "Gorgeous George" reveals what her life was like as the valet and girlfriend of "Macho Man" Randy Savage. She reveals his rampant drug use, the lengths he went to in order to keep tabs on her, his complicated relationship with Lanny, the real reason she feels may have sparked his death, the truth behind the Stephanie rumor, Savage wanting to have sex with her teenage sister and more. Plus George tells of her time in ECW, her abrupt firing from TNA and her infamous webcam video. .
     

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