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When It Was Cool Podcast

Aug 28, 2020

Southern pro wrestling legend and WWE Hall of Famer "Bullet" Bob Armstrong has died at the age of 80 following a battle with bone cancer. Bullet Bob is a man I met many, many times, worked around at many shows, and grew up watching. His sons Scott, Steve, Brad, and Brian (Road Dogg) all had success in the wrestling...


Aug 27, 2020

Karl and Tonya are back with the flagship podcast from WhenItWasCool.com to discuss a 1980s sitcom and a 1990s sitcom, both of which lasted multiple seasons.  Golden Girls and Family Matters were to very differently written shows and one seemed to resonate with us while the other one didn't and we also discuss how...


Aug 25, 2020

Today on the DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show, host Karl Stern dives back into the pages of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter for Dave Meltzer's biographies on Boris Malenko (the father of wrestler and future agent Dean Malenko) and Art Barr.  The death of Barr was treated as a huge loss for pro wrestling at...


Aug 20, 2020

It's time for a new regular feature (at least for now) as Mike and Joseph debut "Mt. Retromore" - their take on the game of coming up with your own "Mt. Rushmore" of a given topic. For this first shot they come up with their four professional wrestlers who they each feel were important to the sport in the 70s and 80s. A...


Aug 14, 2020

Karl and Tonya from WhenItWasCool.com talk about mid-90s rock music on this episode as Tonya recently rediscovered Alice in Chains. We talk about their music and the death of lead singer Layne Staley. Plus Soundgarden, Nirvana, Bush, Pearl Jam, and the transition from heavy metal to glam rock to grunge. Then Karl tells...