Last year, we gave you the 3rd Annual Collegiate Cheerleading Championship with Magic Johnson, Jayne Kennedy, Catherine Bach, and Gallagher. We're back with the championships from a year later with John Davidson, Marilyn Michaels, Mary Ann Mobley, Andy Gibb, and Victoria Principal.
YouTube link via FuzzyMemories - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9C_IW48a-M
In 1979, your run-of-the-mill baseball doubleheader between the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox turned into one of the most infamous promotions in sports history, leading to chaos, arrests, a White Sox forfeit, and many shards of vinyl on Comiskey Park's field. In this episode, we revisit Disco Demolition Night.
Super Disco Demolition: The 40th Anniversary Compilation (Fuzzy Memories) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqDkBM9vxw8
Local News Coverage of Disco Demolition Night (stellamasters) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpQfCcsqQ0E
CSN Chicago 30th Anniversary Disco Demoliton Night Retrospective from 2009 (SoxDrawer) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97lgR41qZC8
The Olympic Triplecast wasn't the only big flop in 1992. Reebok ran an ad campaign with two highly touted athletes, only for one to not make it to Barcelona. One ended up eventually winning gold four years later though and hey at least it sold a lot of Reebok Pump's.
Our games continue with men battling bears in bear-themed competition. That's it. We talk about other things like Bil Dwyer and Matt Vasgersian because...it's just men battling bears. Did you know Honey Bump is a bear? IMDb says so!
The Olympic Games have started, and we start our games by bringing you athletes and normal people competing against animals in two FOX specials--Man vs. Beast. Come for Olympic runners going against jungle animals, stay for little people battling an elephant in a test of strength.
Over the next 2+ weeks, we will cover Olympic-themed topics. Starting off our coverage is one of the biggest flops of all time. Three channels of 24/7 Olympic coverage for $125 in 1992? What's the catch? There are a few. At least those who bought in to the Olympic Triplecast have a Triplecast remote control which likely doesn't do anything nowadays.
It's the late 80s and action sports are big, like wrestling and American Gladiators. Take roller derby and combine it with certain aspects of wrestling, then add a dash of rock and roll flair. The result is 13 glorious episodes of the late 80s favorite RollerGames. Go for the wall but avoid the alligator pit.
It's the second of our two wrestling themed episode this week. In 1986, the World Wrestling Federation held the sequel to the first WrestleMania and tried to top that event's success holding it in three different venues and jamming it with celebrities all over the place. Join us as we talk about the color commentary of Susan St. James (UH-OH!) and the expert boxing judging of G. Gordon Liddy.
There have been numerous attempts at football outside of the NFL season. None exist any longer. A recent attempt in 2019 was the Alliance of American Football (AAF), which we remember fondly.
Listen as we blame the owner of Chico’s favorite hockey team for the demise of the league.
5 Ridiculous Stories from the last days of the AAF (FlemLo Raps) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZI0Sam7gGI