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Monday, November 25, 2013

STERN STICK 4 NOW AVAILABLE!

Stern Stick 4 Now Available for Order!

The Stern Stick 4 is now available for order with free shipping world wide.

Exact Flashdrive may vary
What is on the Stern Stick 4?

It is a 4GB USB Flashdrive containing all of 2013's DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Shows from the WrestlingObserver.com website including the July Marathon with over 30 shows in that month alone, some 2012 show, well over 100 shows in all!    Also there are exclusive audio shows available nowhere else with topics including:  Dealing With Police, Comic Books, Rush, World Class Championship Wrestling,  Abraham Lincoln as a Wrestler, and several more.  Also included are the first 30 audio companions to the old DragonKing Press Newsletter and the entire run of the DragonKing Press Newsletter in pdf form including all the massive clippings (posters) specials!

What Topics are on the Shows?

If you don't know this man, you need this product.
The DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show covers old school classic pro wrestling from the pioneer era to the Monday Night Wars.  I don't have to worry about my shows being "dated" because it's all about history plus a good smathering of off topics as well.  Just some of the topics included are:  Mid-South Wrestling, Continental Wrestling, Memphis Wrestling, WWF, WWE, WCW, the NWA, AWA, Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Lucha Libre, Japanese Wrestling, wrestling in the UK, Big Daddy, the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, World Class Championship Wrestling, Pacific Northwest Wrestling, Puerto Rico wrestling, Ultimate Warrior, Sting, Edge, Triple H, Steve Austin, The Rock, and hundreds more!

What is the price?

The price per 4GB Flashdrive is $19.99 with free shipping world wide.

When does the Stern Stick 4 begin shipping?

The pre-ordered Flashdrives began shipping Tuesday, December 2, 2013.  Any orders after December 1st will begin mailing December 9.  If you pre-order you will get the Flashdrive before Christmas guaranteed.  Shipping is free no matter where you live in the world.

How do I order?
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Mad Dog Vachon Passes Away at 84

SLAM Wrestling is reporting that legendary wrestler Mad Dog Vachon has passed away at the age of 84.  Mad Dog was a 5 time AWA World heavyweight champion.
Mad Dog Vachon

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Stern Stick 4 Available Soon!

Keep checking back for availability!  Target date for release is Thanksgiving.  Information about formats soon to come.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Corey Maclin dies at age 43 in auto accident

From WrestlingObserver.com
Corey Maclin

Details are still sketchy but Corey Maclin, the longtime Memphis pro wrestling television announcer, passed away in an auto accident that took place at 11 p.m. last night in Panola County in Mississippi.

Maclin was 43, and was married with six children.

Maclin was a local sports personality who joined the broadcast team, working with both Lance Russell and Dave Brown over a long period of time.

He later worked with Jerry Lawler in running a promotion that drew the biggest crowds of any independent group in the U.S. for several years, based on using Lawler against his biggest rivals of the past, and bringing in area legends for nostalgia based events.


The accident happened about 10:30 last night in Panola County, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol. Maclin’s car rolled over just south of Sardis on Interstate 55, MHP spokesman Joey Miller said. Further details were unknown early Wednesday.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Matt Borne (AKA: Original Doink the Clown and "Maniac" Matt Borne) passes away

Matt Borne
Multiple reports including WrestlingObserver.com are reporting the death of Matthew Osbourne who was known throughout many territories in the 1980's as "Maniac" Matt Borne and most famously in WWF as the original heel Doink the Clown at the age of 56.

Matt Borne had major programs in World Class Championship Wrestling with Buzz Sawyer as his tag team partner and in the Pacific Northwest where his father "Tough" Tony Borne was a star.  Borne also worked as "Big Josh" in WCW before his biggest role in WWF as Doink the Clown.

Doink the Clown

Lehigh County D.A. to look at Snuka/Argentino case

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka
Posted at WrestlingObserver.com

Irvin Muchnick, who published an ebook on the death of Nancy Argentino which fueled two front page newspaper stories on the 30-year-old case, reported today that sources close to Lehigh Country District Attorney James B. Martin have told him the office is moving toward taking a fresh look at the case.


Martin reported has told colleagues he intends to ask Chief Deputy Charles F. Gallagher III to look into the 1983 case, where Argentino, the Northeast traveling mistress of Jimmy Snuka, died at 23.

Snuka claimed in his new autobiography that Argentino was going to the bathroom on the side of the road and hit her head.  The next night, after a show in Allentown, PA, he returned to his motel room and found her clinging to life and she passed away after being rushed to the hospital.
The legal case went nowhere, but the Argentino family won a $500,000 wrongful death default judgment against Snuka in 1985.  Snuka never paid the judgment.


Monday, June 24, 2013

"Fabulous One" Jackie Fargo passes away

From WrestlingObserver.com:
Jackie Fargo

Jackie Fargo, who along with Jerry Lawler was one of the two biggest stars in the history of Tennessee wrestling, passed away this morning at the age of 83.

He had been in critical condition for more than a week.

Fargo came to Tennessee as part the Fabulous Fargos tag team, with Don Kalt as brother Don.  Fargo (Henry Faggart) was the legitimate brother of Sonny "Roughhouse" Fargo, who teamed with him on occasion and also refereed for Jim Crockett Promotions.

In a number of cities, including Memphis, Louisville, Chattanooga and Nashville, there was no bigger consistent weekly draw than Fargo in his prime, which peaked as far as star power went in the early 70s.
A later generation of fans in Tennessee would remember him as the man who brought The Fabulous Ones (Stan Lane & Steve Keirn; and a later unsuccessful remake of Eddie Gilbert & Tommy Rich) into Tennessee as their spiritual adviser.  He remained someone who could increase the house for special appearances once or twice a year well into the 90s.

Fargo was inducted in the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame in 1996.

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