Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast
By Russell Jackman
NorCal Wrestling Manager Buddy Sotello and wrestling historian, producer, and published author Evan Ginzburg celebrate wrestling's great past and present, the arts, and more.
Survivor Series Wrapup with Evan Ginzburg & Jonathan Schwartz!
Show 141 (11/27/22) This week we feature our favorite Co Hosts Evan Ginzburg & Jonathan Schwartz with a wrapup for the Survivor Series 2022, inside stories from Evan about the making of the Wrestler, fan conventions, MJF/Jon Moxley, and some important remembrances of people we recently lost. I hope you go and check it out! https://youtu.be/boSZTc-c9zc
November 28, 2022
Wayne Mattei (Sgt. Slaughter from Young Rock!)
Show 140 (11/20/22): This show has Buddy interviewing Wayne Mattei from Australia, who played Sgt. Slaughter on Young Rock and also is an actor and writer/actor of his own movie, Vigilantes). Find out all about his unique life and his take on everything from playing Sgt Slaughter to what the deal is with Vegemite! A super interview that you won't want to miss! https://youtu.be/jStjV-e2KgY
November 28, 2022
Evan Ginzburg RETURNS!
Show 139 (11/13/22): This week Evan Ginzburg returns along with Jonathan Schwartz as we talk a lot about AEW's shows in NYC and Canada, respectively. We also talk about Evan's upcoming article for Pro Wrestling stories on John Tolos, plus talk about Sammy Zayne, Chris Jericho, Freddie Blassie and so much more! It was great to have Evan back for a show and I am sure you will want to hear what he has to say, so check it out! https://youtu.be/n0qnX1NBcW0
November 14, 2022
Patty Lockwood (Crash Holly's Daughter) & Donovan Morgan
Show 138 (11/6/22) A very special show, we have Donovan Morgan back on the show again joined with Patty Lockwood, Crash Holly's Daughter on the day that he died 18 years ago. Learn all about Crash's life, the impact of his untimely death, and how Patty has bravely coped with her life so many years later. I really hope you watch this show, it is a touching tribute to the life that Crash Holly(Mike Lockwood) had. https://youtu.be/0GJp902jr98
November 07, 2022
Ryan Bowman (St Louis indy wrestling personality & Wrestling consultant)
Show 137 (10/30/22): This week we have Ryan Bowman, formerly of the Gorilla Position and Sportskeeda, and wrestling commentator/indy promoter from the St Louis Territory! We talk about Sam Muchnick, Dick the Bruiser, HHH and his new wrestling consulting business, "Pinned". A great show, I hope you check it out! https://youtu.be/kcf0xVT7jtY
October 31, 2022
The Chicano Flame (Bay Area Luchador Legend!)
Show 136 (10/23/22): This show Dr. Mike and Buddy welcome back an old friend, Bay Area Luchador Legend, The Chicano Flame. In a nearly 30 year career, Flame has stepped in the ring with many SF Bay Area legends, including Crash Holly, Spike Dudley and more! Also find out about his other career as a firefighter! This was a great show to get reconnected with one of the nicest guys in the business! https://youtu.be/PuvHBb34EQE
October 24, 2022
Trevor Blanchard (Wrestler/Ref & Trainer)
Show 135 (10/16/22) This week's show Jonathan Schwartz joins us as we have long time Chicago Wrestling Legend, POWW's Trevor Blanchard! He tells us all about working with legends like Chris Adams, Chavo Guererro, Adam Pierce, Christopher Daniels, and all about what makes Chicago wrestling special! https://youtu.be/7Sn_3KgY48o
October 17, 2022
Benny Scala (Dan and Benny in the Ring Podcast & Pro Wrestling Stories Author)
Show 134 (10/9/22): A show about - nothing? But really a show about a lot of stuff! I welcome good friend Journalist from Pro Wrestling stories: Benny Scala (And the Dan and Benny Podcast)! We talk about Paul Orndorff's pile driver, Antonio Inoki, baseball and a few other sports topics, and then some more thoughts about old school wrestling history and how much it is missed in today's modern world! Stay tuned for a fun show with lots of back-and-forth between me and Benny! https://youtu.be/sp9oAIgeE6U
October 10, 2022
Antonio Inoki Tribute Show with Jonathan Schwartz
Show 133 (10-2-22): We have guest Jonathan Schwartz on this week to help give a tribute to one of the most legendary Japanese Wrestlers in history, Antonio Inoki! https://youtu.be/dk41xXCGyLQ
October 03, 2022
Andrew Vassos (Donovan Morgan- APW/PWI/Pro Wrestling Noah Wrestler/Promoter)
Show 132 (9/25/22). This very special show goes back to the beginning days of Buddy Sotello Esq. and the man who helped bring him into the business, 2000's Cauliflower Alley's "Future Legend" Donovan Morgan! We talk about Bryan Danielson(Daniel Bryant), Frankie Kazarian, Stevie Richards, John Cena, Samoa Joe, Mike Modest and so much more! If you want to know more about Nor Cal Pro Wrestling history from the 90's and 2000's, you won't want to miss this show!
September 26, 2022
Jonathan Schwartz (Canadian Attorney & Slam Columnist)
Show 131 (9/18/22): Mike Lano & Buddy Sotello bring back Canadian Attorney & Slam Columnist Jonathan Schwartz while we talk about the CM Punk Incident, WWE & Saudi Arabia, old school wrestling like the Big Blue Cage and why some wrestlers don't always make great managers...Another great show, check it out!
September 19, 2022
Herb Simmons (wrestling historian for the St. Louis area)
Show 130 (9/11/22) Herb Simmons, wrestling historian for the St. Louis area, talks both about his history and current promotion...Today's podcast reaches deep into the St. Louis Wrestling Territory with stories about Bruiser Brody, Ric Flair, Gene Kiniski, Kamala, Sam Muchnick plus the promotion he has now which features greats like Haku and The Barbarian, the Faces of Fear and the New Devastation, Inc! I hope you'll enjoy hearing about the history of one of the great wrestling territories in the world "back in the day"! https://youtu.be/SGX4voOwfWA
September 12, 2022
Benny Scala, Dan Sebastiano & JJ Purdom (Dan & Benny In The Ring & Suplex City Podcast!)
Show 129 (9/4/22) Happy Labor Day Weekend everyone! This is a fun show that is technically about nothing in particular and yet all sorts of stuff that's been on my mind for a while, sharing it with good friends Benny Scala, Dan Sebastiano & JJ Purdom! We cover everything from finishing holds and managers to promoting, changes in the WWE & AEW and booking ideas a plent! I really had a ton of fun with this show and I only hope you enjoy listening as much as I had making it!!!
September 05, 2022
Kandy Hayes (Lord Alfred Hayes' Daughter)
Show 128 (8/28/22) This very special show features Lord Alfred Hayes's daughter, Kandy Hayes. She has wonderful stories about her father, the Funk Family, Sgt. Slaughter, and many more from her life growing up under her famous father. Join us with Slam Wrestling's Jonathan Schwartz as we find out more about her life with her Dad! I hope you listen to this very special interview!
September 05, 2022
Barbara Stagg (Wrestling Historian from St Louis)
Show 127 (8/21/22): This week we have on charming old school historian Barbara Stagg, we talk about St. Louis Wrestling history back to the early 70's- remembering greats as the Briscos, Dory Funk Jr., Eddie Gilbert, Sam Munchnick, What made St. Louis a special territory, what changed and what the future might be for the area! A very interesting guest for sure! Check it out! https://youtu.be/S_LOaGblh6k
August 22, 2022
Gene Lebell Tribute show with Jonathan Schwartz (Slam Wrestling reporter & Attorney)
show 126 (8/14/22): This week join Buddy and Mike Lano along with guest Jonathan Schwartz (SLAM Wrestling reporter & Attorney) as we talk about the legendary life and contributions to the entire martial arts world of "Judo" Gene Lebell who died this week. Plus talk about the final Ric Flair match and other wrestling updates! Definitely check out this special show!
August 15, 2022
D.C. "Mad Dog" Drake (Wrestler & Promoter)
Show 125 (8/7/22)Former 80's, 90's TWA, ECW and NorthEast stalwart name wrestler D.C. "Mad Dog" Drake joins Wrestling & Everything for a first time to discuss why he retired from the wrestling biz he loved so much to become not just a promoter but also a medical physical therapist and addictions counselor; helping wrestling even more in the process. He'll discuss what led to his retirement and renewed interest in healthcare and helping others in the sports world. And everything else as we always do, including the new Hunter WWE Era, how AEW resembles ROH with major money and more.
August 08, 2022
Rick and Scott Stoner, the Stoner Brothers (Wrestlers/Promoters)
Show 124 (7/31/22): Rick and Scott Stoner, the Stoner Brothers- This week it's just Buddy as a solo interviewer of two of his favorite wrestlers that he ever managed- the identical twin tag team of Rick & Scott Stoner, also promoters of the Oakland based "Stoner U" Wrestling school and part of the Hoodslam Wrestling federation. This show isn't necessarily for kids, so parents be warned! Still a great interview and a whole lot of fun from two great guys...Definitely check it out!!!
August 01, 2022
Kelly Slaughter, Sgt. Slaughter's Daughter
Show 123 (7/24/22) Kelly 'Slaughter Daughter' Remus, daughter of WWE Hall Of Fame Legend Sgt Slaughter, is a fitness enthusiast who has recently become a Spartan Race fanatic, while also hosting regular podcasts with her Dad and other special guests, discussing what life is like in and out of the squared circle. The official Slaughter Daughter YouTube channel can be found here: https://youtube.com/channel/UCtPzJm1hlcsZftcr5-bSsbQ https://youtu.be/_1v3r0Mj_mg
July 26, 2022
Brian Reznor (Superior Radio Network) and Michael Omansky (President at Worldwide Entertainment Marketing)
Show 122 (7/17/22): Brian Reznor (Superior Radio Network) and Michael Omansky (President at Worldwide Entertainment Marketing); we talk about Brian working with Shane Douglas, Mike Omansky's knowledge of wrestling history including some rare stories about Buddy Rogers and Bruno Sammartino, Austin Theory becoming the youngest world champion, and more about Vince-McMahon-Gate...A few audio issues doesn't detract from the fascinating content, we hope you check it out! https://youtu.be/_LoDSsISg1s
July 18, 2022
Sherwin XL (comedian) & Anthony Cole (Brii Combination Wrestling Promoter)
Show 121 (7/10/22) This week we have Sherwin XL, comedian, actor and director, plus great wrestling impressionist, join us along with Anthony Cole of Brii Combination Wrestling Federation promoter. We talk about the Vince McMahon situation, AEW, classic wrestling like Andre the Giant and Blackjack Mulligan's cage match, and so much more! Join us for another great show!
July 11, 2022
Jonathan Schwartz (SLAM wrestling columnist & Canadian Attorney)
Show 120 (7/3/22) This week we interview Jonathan Schwartz, Slam Wrestling Columnist & Canadian Attorney, we talk about the independent contracting situation and wrestlers, Canadian wrestling legends such as Owen Hart, Brett Hart, Chris Benoit, and other legends such as Kevin Sullivan and things that made Canadian wrestling special for him! Happy 4th of July week to all our listeners out there!
July 04, 2022
Tony M. Caro (Wrestling/comic book/horror analyst-author)
Show 119 (6/26/22) This week we have Author/Wrestling Blogger/Comic book analyst Tony M. Caro! In this highly intelligent interview we delve into the world of Horror(classic Universal, Hammer and Grindhouse movies), Comic books (DC and Marvel), Comic book movies, Martial Arts, and the philosophy that ties them all together. Oh and we even talk about wrestling for a few minutes...A really great episode that is one of my favorite interviews so far in the 119 shows that we've done.
June 27, 2022
Eric Gardner & Dennis Weber (wrestling podcasters)
Show 118 (6/19/22) Wrestling Radio Hosts Denis Weber and Eric Gardner (MotchCast) join Buddy Sotello, Dr. Mike Lano & Evan Ginzburg on Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast to talk about Vince, old school wrestling, the Original Sheik, L.A. Territory, Bill Watts' UWF, Ray Candy & Leroy Brown, Refs Dave Hebner and Tim White, Randy Savage and much, much, more!
June 20, 2022
Devon "Hannibal" Nicholson (wrestling promoter & podcaster)!
Show 117 (6/12/22) Our very special guest is Hannibal- wrestler, promoter, Award-winning producer, and legendary You Tuber from The HannibalTV.com and the #1 Combat Sports You Tube Channel in Canada with hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide- talking Superstar Billy Graham, The Hart Family, old-school Canadian wrestling territories, Hannibal's own life, and career and much, much more... https://youtu.be/AKQ0eOdBfSE
June 13, 2022
Motch-O-Man (Randy Savage Impersonator), Glenn Bray (Author), Eric Moss (Publisher)
Show 116 (6/5/22) It's a SUPER SIZED show with both Motch O Mann- the world's #1 Macho Man Randy Savage impersonator talks everything Randy Savage AND Author of Underground Comic Book "The Library", Glenn Bray and Publisher Eric Moss, with stories about Gorgeous George, Freddie Blassie and the comic book-wrestling connection!
June 06, 2022
Rafael Gee - Stand Up Comedian, Author, Wrestler
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg, Sotello & Lano Show Show 115 (5/29/22) Rafael Gee- Nuyorican born comedian, indy wrestler, talk show host, and author (Confessions of a Concierge) joins us as we talk Lucha Libre and Mexican Wrestling Movies, plus old school wrestling indies, comedy, growing up in NYC and much, much more
May 30, 2022
Beyond The Mat, ECW, Nor Cal Indy Legend Mike Modest
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg, Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano - Episode 114 (5/22/22): This week we are joined by Nor Cal Indy Legend Michael Modest! Michael Modest is not only a former champion of APW and Pro Wrestling Iron but also a star in Japan and had matches with the WWE, WCW and a major role in the movie "Beyond the Mat". Get some amazing inside info about wrestling, his ideas on booking, and his incredible stories that brought him to where he is today....I know I say it's a special episode, but considering Mike Modest one of the key people in getting me started in Pro Wrestling, it really is one for me, Buddy Sotello...
May 23, 2022
Remembering Scott Hall, Kirk White, and Pepper Martin
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg, Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano - Episode 107 (5/16/22): This week we have Mike Lano back with a special appearance by Evan as he updates us on Wrestlemania! Also Mike talks about Kirk White, Pepper Martin and Scott Hall's passing...
May 17, 2022
Jenni Santana Talks Womens Pro Wrestling!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg, Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano - Episode 113 (5/15/22): Jenni Santana talks Women Pro Wrestling! Jenni Santana, wrestler and martial artist talks FSW (Future Stars of Wrestling), being trained by Sinn Bodi, UWW (Ultimate Women of Wrestling), and their huge show this Saturday, May 21st at 8PM in Vegas. Plus Buddy Sotello, Dr. Mike Lano & Evan Ginzburg talk Virgil & Bill Anderson in need, Original Sheik, Joel Goodhart's Tri-State shows, and Gordon Scozzari's AWF.
May 16, 2022
WWWF Legend Mike Pappas Joins Filmmaker Jason Brasier
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg, Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano Episode 112 (5/8/22): Wrestling legend Mike Pappas (WWWF) joins filmmaker Jason Brasier to discuss the documentary on his life and worldwide wrestling career, The Flying Greek. Pappas discusses his friendships with Andre the Giant, Bruno Sammartino, Pedro Morales, John Tolos and many other greats. Old school fans and indie film lovers will enjoy this 1 hour interview co-hosted by Buddy Sotello, Dr. Mike Lano and Evan Ginzburg (Associate Producer on The Wrestler and 350 Days).
May 16, 2022
Animator Yantong Zhu and Author Steve Verrier
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg, Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano Episode #111 (5.1.22): This week we talk with Animation Director all the way from Beijing, China, Yantong Zhu speaking about her anthology hand-animated, award-winning film from China, "To The Bright Side"! Then we talk to Steve Verrier about his upcoming book on wrestling legend George Gordienko! It's a unique episode so you want to check it out right away!
May 16, 2022
Chris Annino Talks His Film "Lollipop Gang"
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg, Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano Episode #110 (4/10/22): This week we catch up with our film-making guest Christopher Annino, who tells us about his new films "Lollipop Gang" featuring our friends Angel Orsini and Jeanne Bassone, as well as Circle of Champions, about the history of Women's Wrestling! We talk about movie-making, the New England Music Hall Of Fame, and the challenges of Covid- a great episode so check it out!
May 16, 2022
Remembering Gilbert Gottfried, Sunny, Virgil Health
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg, Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano Episode #108 (05-16-22): This show we talk about the unfortunate passing of Gilbert Gottfried, the situation of Sunny/Tammy Sytch, Virgil's health problems, Crash Holly and the unfortunate situation of wrestlers burning out after they are done with their moment of fame...Check it out!
May 16, 2022
Wrestlemania II Memories
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg, Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano Episode #108 (4/10/22): This week we are all back for an entire show, so that makes it "kinda special" in its own way! We talk about subjects like the old AWA-Power Pro Wrestling shows, Buddy's Wrestlemania II memories, and the impact of the most recent Wrestlemania-- An interesting mix of old and new, give it a listen!
April 11, 2022
Pacific Northwest's Mike Jones & "Sign Guy"Jason Amos
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg & Sotello show #106 (04/04/22): w/Mike Jones & Jason Amos - This week we take a trip up to the Pacific Northwest to talk to Indy Wrestling stalwarts Coach Mike Jones & Jason "Sign Guy" Amos! We talk a lot about Pacific Northwest Wrestling legends such as Moondog Moretti, Roddy Piper, Buddy Rose, and more! Plus thoughts on HHH's retirement and other great topics so check this episode out!
April 04, 2022
ECW's Angel Orsini and Joy Nash, Women's Wrestling, Scott Hall
Episode # 105 Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg & Sotello w/Angel Orsini & Joy Nash (03/26/22) This week Evan and Buddy talk to repeat guest Angel Orsini and her partner in a new health project, fitness trainer Joy Nash! Plus thoughts about the passing of Scott Hall... A really great episode, we hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed making it!
March 26, 2022
Dobie Maxwell, Standup Comedian on Comedy, Wrestling
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg & Buddy Sotello Episode #104 Dobie Maxwell (3/13/22)This week we have Stand Up Comedian and "Just My Type" Host Dobie Maxwell talking about the similarities in wrestling & stand up comedy, what works for humor and wrestling--and so much more! Check it out!
March 14, 2022
Pro Wrestling Stories Author Benny Scala, Baseball, Nostalgia
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg & Sotello episode #103 Guest Benny Scala (03/06/22) Today's show is SPECIAL because after an update of AEW by Evan Ginzburg, our special guest, Benny Scala of the Dan and Benny Show is joining up with Buddy to talk about BASEBALL, especially the lockout and memories about baseball. I hope you all enjoy this change of pace, it's a different show than usual but I found it to be a lot of fun to make!
March 07, 2022
Dave Dutra, Nor Cal Wrestling Indy Wrestling Star!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg, Sotello & Lano Show #102 (3/6/22) w/Dave Dutra! A look back on bay area wrestling in the early 2000's up to today with Indy Wrestling Sensation Dave Dutra! Plus some thoughts on the passing of Indy Wrestling Talent (and former Sotello Syndicate Member )Ayrron "Boom Boom" Comini...Definitely a show you want to check out!
March 07, 2022
Brittany Brown and the Rise of Women's Wrestling!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg, Sotello & Lano Show #101 (3/6/22) w/ Brittany Brown! We start off our NEXT 100 shows (LOL) with guest Brittany Brown where we talk about the Late Candi Divine, the rise of women's wrestling in general and then we are joined later with Evan regarding the recent WWE PPV (Elimination Chamber) & Cody Rhodes leaving AEW-- an action packed show and a great guest-- check it out!
March 07, 2022
SHOW 100!!!!! A Special Look back...
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg & Sotello SHOW # 100!!!!! (2/16/22) A look back on what has made this show so special for 100 shows and counting. Listen and find out why.
February 17, 2022
'End Titus' Stars Steve Ludwig and Solomon, Melissa Coates Memories
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg/Sotello/Lano Show#99 W/Ludwig & Chertok (2/6/22) This week we have returning favorite Steve Ludwig along with talented movie producer and writer Solomon Chertok! We talk all about Solomon's webseries "End Titus", his experiences with Melissa Coates, we talk Beatles with Steven Ludwig of Planet Ludwig.com and so much more! A really fun show, be sure to check it out!
February 07, 2022
GCW Wrestling PPV, Royal Rumble, Vampiro Documentary
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg & Buddy Sotello Show#98 (1/30/22) This show it's just Evan and Buddy talking about the GCW wrestling PPV, The 2022 Royal Rumble, and the fantastic Vampiro documentary, plus more talk about fanboys, celebrity deaths and what makes people care about what they are watching vs pointless high spots, etc.-- it's not just a podcast, it's THERAPY for Evan and Buddy! Check it out!
January 31, 2022
38th Anniversary of Hulk Hogan First WWF Title Win, Meatloaf, Louie Anderson
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello, Evan Ginzburg & Mike Lano Episode #97! (1/23/22) This week we talk about the death of Meatloaf, Louie Anderson, the 38th Anniversary of Hulk Hogan winning his first WWF title, the Vampiro Documentary (Nail in the Coffin) and so much more! Check it out!
January 24, 2022
Radio Host Jonathan CT Steele
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg, Lano & Sotello Show #93 w/ CT Steele! 1/31/22 FINAL SHOW OF 2021! We talk about wrestlers who have not made it through the year (like Corporal Kirshner who just died this week), AEW, and things we look forwards to in 2022! Don't miss it!
January 17, 2022
Oscar from Men on A Mission and Referee/Announcer Alfred Pasard
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg, Sotello & Lano Show #94 w/A.Pasard & Oscar! 01/17/22 This week we start off 2022 with a BANG with two very special guests, Ref-Podcaster Alfred Pasard & Men on A Mission's OSCAR! We talk about music, Oscar's new video, Covid and what's ahead in 2022 for wrestling! A very special show you will definitely want to check out!
January 17, 2022
Death of Glow's Matilda the Hun, Danielson-Hangman, AEW vs. WWE
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg, Sotello & Lano Show # 95! 01/17/22 This week we all talk about the unfortunate spate of Celebrity deaths including Matilda the Hun, plus talk about the Danielson-Hangman match, AEW vs WWE, movie talk and more!
January 17, 2022
Interview with Jeanne Basone, Hollywood from GLOW
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Sotello, Ginzburg & Lano Episode #96 w/Jeanne Basone 01/17/22 This week we have back one of my all time favorite guests, the effervescent and lovely Jeanne Basone, AKA Hollywood from GLOW! We talk about her experiences and memories of the late Matilda The Hun plus her background and how she got started, music and her secrets to surviving the pandemic and looking great doing it! You'll want to check out this very special episode!
January 17, 2022
Kevin Owens' New Contract: Art vs. Commerce Debate
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg & Buddy Sotello Episode #92! 12/20/21 It's Evan and Buddy again! This show we talk about Kevin Owen's new WWE Contract, in-ring insanity and extreme wrestling, thoughts about 2021 and what's going to happen in 2022 plus Evan's Movie Reviews and both Buddy and Evan's holiday movie recommendations!
December 20, 2021
Blackjack Lanza Memories, AWA, ECW, Early Wrestling on Cable
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Episode # 91 12/13/21 Just like the good ol' days, it's back to Evan and Buddy talking about a variety of subjects like the AWA, ECW and the days of early cable TV wrestling, plus some memories about Blackjack Lanza who died earlier this week...
December 14, 2021
Nikita Breznikov Interview (Part 2) - Talking Old School Wrestling
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Sotello & Lano w/Guest host Nikita Breznikov Episode #90 This week we talk about news regarding Steve "Mongo" McMichael's unfortunate battle against ALS, Terry Funk's condition and various angles with Pat Patterson, Sgt Slaughter, Ray Stevens and more!
December 06, 2021
Nikita Breznikov Interview (Part 1) - Managing Nikolai Volkoff, and More!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Sotello & Episode #89 w/Nikita Breznikov! 11/28/21 This week we celebrate what would have been the 85th birthday of the Big Cat Ernie Ladd by remembering some of his greatest contributions, plus great promos that we remember and the wrestlers who gave them, and also some talk about what managers used to do and what they might do again...Check it out!
November 29, 2021
Remembering Angelo Mosca & WWE Talent "Budget Cuts"
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg, Lano & Sotello Episode #86 (11/14/21) This week we cover the "budget cuts" -ahem- of the WWE, what that will mean to the future of wrestling in general, and the life and wrestling times of Angelo Mosca!
November 15, 2021
WWE Show Prices, AEW PPV Results/Analysis, Comparing Generations
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg, Sotello & Lano Episode #87 (11/14/21) Consider this wrestling therapy for the 3 of us. Discussion about things like what makes wrestlers a success, what AEW is doing right with its most recent PPV, what's wrong with WWE show prices, and the comparison between generations of wrestlers...
November 15, 2021
Ring of Honor Special
Wrestling & Everything Coast To Coast: Hosts Sotello, Lano & Ginzburg Show #85 (10/31/21) The guys have a lot to say when it comes to talking about the "death" of Ring of Honor! Check out their thoughts of the history and potential future of this once great "alternative" wrestling federation!
November 01, 2021
Wrestling & Family. A special episode.
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Ginzburg, Sotello & Lano Episode #84- (10/25/21) Wrestling and family https://youtu.be/Nf1PBh4ClXk Tonight's show is a special one. Buddy Sotello's father died earlier last week and Buddy and crew talk about wrestling & family, what performing is all about and why wrestling works for some families while not for others. I promise you this is a show that's not like any other podcast you'll listen to about wrestling this week, maybe ever. Please check it out.
October 26, 2021
Political Correctness/Cancel Culture & Wrestling
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Evan Ginzburg, Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano Episode #83! (10/17/21) Evan Ginzburg is back! We talk about everything from politics and political correctness/cancel culture, boxing and some NEW IDEAS FOR THE SHOW, so you will want to check out this very special episode right away!
October 18, 2021
Gene LeBell, Lex Luger's Lex Express, and more!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano Episode #82 This week we talk about Gene Lebell, Black Wrestlers who should be on a Mount Rushmore, interviewing Lex Luger during the US Express drive across America, some reminiscing about old time San Francisco and Gavin Newsom, classic cartoons- the whole schmear! I hope you enjoy this week's show!
October 11, 2021
Ryan Boman - Sportskeeda Writer on Plane Ride From Hell, and More
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Host Buddy Sotello Episode #79 with Ryan Boman! (9/21/21) This week we talk with noted wrestling columnist and Sportskeeda Editor, Ryan Boman about AEW, The Plane Ride From Hell, the future of women in pro wrestling and more! Check it out!!!
September 22, 2021
Wrestling Photographer Dr. Mike Lano Shares Memories From the Road
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast with Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano Episode #78 09/13/21
September 13, 2021
Rock Riddle - Interview with the Original 'Mr. Wonderful'
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Episode #77 (9/5/21) with Rock Riddle! He talks the glory days of territory wrestling, and more!
September 06, 2021
Interview with Javier Ojst of Pro Wrestling Stories
A fun-filled episode with Javier Ojst of Pro Wrestling Stories! (9/4/21) Episode #76
September 05, 2021
Warren Michaels, Nikita Breznikov and Butch Haugh!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Sotello & Lano Episode #75 w/Warren Michaels, Butch Haugh and Nikita Breznikov! This week we have Robert "Butch" Haugh, Promoter of Wrestling For Charity, and returning guests Warren Michaels and Nikita Breznikov where we talk about SummerSlam, "Heels", CM Punk Returning and more! Crowded panel but a fun show covering a lot of material- check it out!
August 23, 2021
Bobby Eaton and 'Assassin' Jody Hamilton Remembered
Wrestling&Everything Coast to Coast: Host Buddy Sotello Episode #73 (8/8/21) w/Benny Scala & Nikita Bresnikov! Special memorial show for both Bobby Eaton & Jody Hamilton-the Masked Assassin #1 w/special guests Benny Scala & Nikita Breznikov! We talk about the careers of these influential wrestlers and all about kayfabe and what masked wrestling was all about "back in the day"!
August 09, 2021
Dave Prazak on SHIMMER Women's Wrestling Fed, and More
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Sotello/Ginzburg/Lano Episode #72 (7/31/21) w/Dave Prazak! This week we bring in one of the biggest names in women's wrestling promoters, Dave Prazak, who created SHIMMER wrestling and we talk about the many talents he had working for him- plus talk about Nick Gage, Bray Wyatt, the future of women's wrestling and more!
August 01, 2021
Paul Orndorff Tribute with Chris Annino and Jonathan Steele
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Sotello/Ginzburg/Lano Episode #70: (7/18/21) Chris Annino&Jon Steele https://youtu.be/B6kJIIdMS94 This week a fitting tribute to one of wrestling's greatest wrestlers, Mr. Wonderful Paul Orndorff, with Jonathan Steele of Crazy Train Wrestling Podcast and Movie Producer Chris Annino!
July 18, 2021
Remembering Doug Anderson and Hippie Jim Ryan
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Sotello/Ginzburg/Lano Episode #69 w/Benny Scala of Pro Wrestling Stories & Marc Madison of Pro Wrestling Post. A tribute to Doug Anderson and Hippie Jim Ryan and we talk a lot about the Legendary Terry Funk, Cheerleader Melissa Anderson, the trends and future of Independent Wrestling around the world with special guests Benny Scala from the Dan and Benny Show and Marc Madison of the Pro Wrestling Post.
July 11, 2021
Ref & Commentator Alfred Pasard and Announcer Warren Michaels
Wrestling & Everything Coast To Coast: Hosts Sotello/Lano/Ginzburg Show#68; (7/3/21) This week we have a return from a year ago with Ref/Commentator/Hip Hop show host Alfred Parsard Jr.(Alfonz Stevens) Podcaster; Editor; Commentator; and former Bay Area Wrestling Announcer for Pro Wrestling Iron, California Championship Wrestling & Wrestling for Charity & Musician, Warren Michaels (Owen Jackman)
July 04, 2021
Melissa Coates Tribute Show
Episode #67 (6/26/21) -TRIBUTE TO MELISSA COATES Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast hosted by Buddy Sotello, Dr. Mike Lano & Evan Ginzburg- A very special one-hour tribute to our dear friend Melissa Coates who passed away this week. Guests include: Heel Manager Vinny the Guido Horror Blogger Zainab Ali
June 27, 2021
Former ECW Tag Champ Chris Michaels, Promoter Kim Artlip
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast Show Episode #66 (6/19/21) with Sotello/Ginzburg/Lano-Kim Artlip & Chris Michaels Kim Artlip Owner/Promoter at IGNITE Wrestling, TEDx Speaker, 2021 Women Who Rock Nominee, 2018 WOTY Nominee Chris Michaels, One half of Team Splendid, Former ECW Tag Champ with Johnny Hotbody- The Suicide Blondes Former UWF for Herb Abrams
June 20, 2021
Pacific NW Wrestling w/ Coach Mike Jones, NGW Greenroom's Steve Savage
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast- with hosts Evan Ginzburg, Buddy Sotello, Esquire (6/12/21) Very special guests: COACH MIKE JONES- Works with UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar, Battleground MMA out of Lakewood WA, and KRAV MAGA in Puyallup WA. Also founder and Leader of The Real School Army. Owner of NGW Greenroom Media STEVE SAVAGE- Debuted for NWA New England in 2001 2011 opened Grindhouse Championship Wrestling and in 2012 became an NWA affiliate
June 13, 2021
Jamie Hemmings (Book Editor at Slam Wrestling), Announcer Joe Dombrowski
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast:Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#64 https://youtu.be/h3qIr2nl0Jg This weekend on Wrestling and Everything Coast to Coast hosted by Buddy Sotello, Evan Ginzburg and Dr. Mike Lano: Jamie Hemmings Book Editor for SlamWrestling.net, Queen of the Wrestling Books and co-host of The Figure Gore! Joe Dombrowski Announcer - Future of Honor at Ring of Honor Wrestling & many more We talk about horror, wrestling, announcing and some in depth conversation about what makes a great announcer and a great wrestling writer- stuff you won't want to miss so check it out!
June 06, 2021
Wrestling Journalist, Filmmaker, and Author Mike Messier
Wrestling & Everything Coast To Coast : Hosts Buddy Sotello, Evan Ginzburg SHOW#63 w/Mike Messier! Controversial wrestling journalist/filmmaker/author Mike Messier takes on WWE, Vince, overzealous fans and talks about AEW Fanfest! Check it out folks! https://youtu.be/Z2lHY3HJcjE
May 30, 2021
Hiro Matsuda's Daughter Stephanie Kojima, Javier Ojst, Irish Wrestler Nick Campbell
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast W/Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg (W/Mike Lano) Show#62! This week our guests bring some international flavor with Nick Campbell from Ireland, Long time Promoter, wrestler, historian. Author of the critically acclaimed and definitive book on The History of Pro Wrestling in Ireland(Falls, Brawls and Town Halls) from 1932 to current. Dr Mike also has photos in it of such stars who made it globally including Wild Angus Campbell, Dave "Fit" Findley and his son and many others. We also have special guest host Javier Ojst stopping by along with Author Stephanie Kojima, who will discuss her book about her father, Hiro Matsuda in her book "Spirit of the Samurai". This was a very special and informative show, I really suggest you check it out!
May 23, 2021
Mr. Big and Chris Krayven, New Jack and Lloyd Price Tribute
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#61 (5/16/21) w/Mr Big & Chris Krayven On tonight's show we pay tribute to New Jack, The Solution's Havok, Lloyd Price. We also talk Lord Al Hayes, Vic Grimes, Johnny Rodz & Homicide.
May 17, 2021
Scott Romer (Photographer, Manager), AJ Pan (Modern Day Manager!)
Wrestling&Everything Coast to Coast:Hosts Buddy Sotello&Evan Ginzburg Show#60 w/Scott Romer & AJ Pan This week we have Wrestling Photographer/Manager Scott Romer and modern day manager AJ Pan join us in a spirited talk about managing wrestlers in the past vs managing today! Check it out! https://youtu.be/0OS6qKDJl6o
May 09, 2021
Wrestling Author John Cosper, Wayne Mattei (The Young Rock's Sgt. Slaughter!)
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#59 (5/1/21) w/Cosper & Mattei This week Mike Lano joins us as we have a show that's ALMOST TOO BIG FOR YOUTUBE TO CONTAIN! First we interview John Cosper about his new book on Chris Candido, and we also have "Young Rock" star Wayne Mattei, who plays Sgt. Slaughter all the way from Australia! This could be the best show of 2021, so check it out!!!
May 02, 2021
Mark Bujan Tribute Show & Mary Fries, daughter of Pampero Firpo
Wrestling & Everything Coast To Coast:Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg show#58 (4/24/21) This week we are joined not just by guest host Mike Lano but also Mark Nowotarski and Mary Fries, daughter of Wildman Pampero Firpo, for a wonderful tribute to recently deceased Detroit Wrestling Journalist Legend, Mark Bujan. Please check out this very special tribute episode!
April 25, 2021
Benny Scala of Pro Wrestling Stories, Dylan Hughes, WrestleMania 37 Review
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#56 (4/11/21) w/Benny Scala, Mike Lano and Dylan Hughes! We take apart Wrestlemania like a leftover holiday ham!
April 12, 2021
Wrestlemania 37 Preview Show
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#55 (4/4/21) w/Mike Lano, An opinion-filled pre wrestlemania show!
April 05, 2021
Brittany Brown: Former woman's champion and LPWA executive!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#54 (3/27/21) with Brittany Brown, This week's show we are joined with special guest host Mike Lano as we interview women's wrestling pioneer Brittany Brown, former women's champion, student of Killer Kowalski's school and LPWA executive! We talk about the state of women's wrestling today and what can be done to improve it! Don't miss it!
March 28, 2021
Lanny Poffo Interview, One-Year Anniversary Show!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello, Evan Ginzburg & Mike Lano Show#53 (3/20/21) w/LANNY POFFO! This week we interview a legitimate SUPERSTAR from the past, the brother of Randy "Macho Man" Savage and legend Angelo Poffo, the GENIUS HIMSELF, LANNY POFFO! We give you wrestling wisdom, first hand accounts of growing up in a famous wrestling family and DIRTY LIMERICKS. What more could you ask from our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW? We even have the privilege of having Evan Ginzburg back along with Mike Lano- This is a show you will NOT WANT TO MISS OUT ON! Listen today!!!
March 21, 2021
Tim Corvin: Wrestling Historian!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Mike Lano Show#52 w/Tim Corvin, (3/13/21)This week we have Pro Wrestling Historian and author Tim Corvin go through some of the greatest moments in wrestling history from the mid 1800's, plus his experiences in being involved in Tennessee and mid 80's indy wrestling in southern California!
March 14, 2021
Legacy of the JCP Wrestling Federation, Dean Ho & Jim Crockett Jr. Tribute
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello Show#51 (3/6/21) w/Mike Lano, This week we talk about the passing of a number of wrestlers and wrestling talent including Dean Ho and Jim Crockett Jr and the legacy of JCP Wrestling Federation.
March 07, 2021
Kenny Casanova: Wrestling Author!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello #50 (2/28/21) w/Kenny Casanova! This week we get a wonderful last minute repeat guest, Author Kenny Casanova as we talk about his Vader Time book, Kamala book, time as a manager and his creative process as an author!
March 01, 2021
Discussing Evan Ginzburg's Upcoming Book, Wrestling Talk
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#49 (2/21/21) w/Mike Lano! Hey it's a show about NOTHING - and yet EVERYTHING too-- A great discussion about a whole bunch of stuff including old school talk, new school talk, and discussion about Evan's new book, Wrestling Rings, Blackboards and Movie Sets!
February 22, 2021
Wrestling Journalists Javier Ojst, Benny Scala, Ryan Bowman
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello #48 (2/13/21) w/Javier Ojst, Benny Scala & Ryan Bowman! Today features a wild grab bag of wrestling opinions from noted wrestling authors/historians/podcasters Javier Ojst, Benny Scala and Ryan Bowman! We dive in deep to talk about the differences between old school wrestling, wrestling today and what can be done to fix the low ratings!
February 14, 2021
Tony Jones- SF Bay Area & WWE Wrestling Legend!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Guest Host Mike Lano Show#47(2/6/21) With Tony Jones! This week we have the pleasure of talking with old time friend and bay area legend Tony "The Shooter" Jones with guest host Mike Lano as we discuss his amazing career in All Pro Wrestling, Japan and the WWE!
February 07, 2021
Caesar B Black: Manager and Promoter of Fog City Wrestling!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#46 (1/30/21) w/Caesar B Black! A truly fascinating, one of a kind interview with some amazing substance behind it, we interview Ceasar B. Black of Fog City Wrestling and find out about the rise and fall (and rise again?) of this unique Bay Area wrestling federation.
January 31, 2021
Scott Wilson (Wrestling Painter, Historian), Julian Rich (Wrestling Historian)
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#45 (1/23/21) This week we have two special guests on, Scott Wilson (Wrestling Painter & Historian) and Longtime friend of Evan's and Wrestling Historian, Julian Rich!
January 24, 2021
Bill Anderson: WWF Wrestler, referee and announcer!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#44 (1/16/21) W/Bill Anderson, WWF wrestler, referee, announcer and all around old school talent!
January 17, 2021
Metal Maniac: Nuff Said!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#43 (1/9/21) With the Metal Maniac This week a wild and crazy show with the Metal Maniac!
January 10, 2021
Sheldon Goldberg- Owner, promoter of New England Championship Wrestling!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#42 (1/2/21) w/Sheldon Goldberg This week we have a very intelligent conversation with Sheldon Goldberg, Owner/Promoter of New England Championship Wrestling! Listen while we discuss the history of this legendary federation, plus his thoughts on being a promoter and the challenges of Covid 19!
January 03, 2021
Danny Hodge and Brodie Lee/Luke Harper Tribute, 2020 Year in Review
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#41 (12/26/20) This week we have guest commentator Mike Lano and Steve "The Teacher" Hershkowitz from China, as we talk about the year in review and the stunning news of Danny Hodge and Jon Huber (Brodie Lee/Luke Harper) who died just before the recording of our show...Certainly a reflective show for us.
December 27, 2020
Jeanne Basone- Hollywood from GLOW!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#40 (12/19/20) w/Jeanne Basone! This week we interview someone I have wanted to talk to all my life: GLOW's HOLLYWOOD (Jeanne Basone!). Vivacious, full of energy and looking great, she tells us all about her time in wrestling and beyond. An A+++ interview, don't miss it!
December 20, 2020
Carlos Los Espada- Lucha Libre Specialist, Comic book author & musician!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#39 (12/13/20) w/Carlos Los Espada!This week we talk to Lucha Libre specialist, comic book author and musician, Carlos Los Espada!
December 13, 2020
Joey Cassata- Wrestling author, musician and actor!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#38 (12/6/20) w/Joey Cassata! This week we interview Wrestling Author, musician and actor, Joey Cassata of "Wrestling with Joeylicious"!
December 06, 2020
Mr. Big Jon Wohl- Wrestling manager!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#37(11/28/20) This week we talk to Wrestling Manager Extraordinaire "Mr. Big" Jon Wohl!
November 29, 2020
Vinny Berry- Wrestling Author "Lance By Chance"
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#36 (11/21/20) This week we talk extensively about Lance Von Erich, the Von Erich family and World Class Wrestling with the Author of the new book "Lance By Chance", Vinny Berry!
November 22, 2020
Nick Comando- Podcaster from Command the Mic!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#35 (11/14/20) w/Nick Comando! This week we talk Wrestling Unionization with Comand the Mic's Nic Comando!
November 15, 2020
Jim Phillips- Wrestling Journalist from Pro Wrestling Stories!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#34(11/8/20) This week we talk to Pro Wrestling Stories Author Jim Phillips!
November 09, 2020
John Cosper- Podcaster from eatsleepwrestle.com!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello, Mike Lano, Evan Ginzburg Show#33 (10/31/20) John Cosper! This week we talk about the passing of Tracy Smothers with author John Cosper of eatsleepwrestle.com
November 01, 2020
Irish Mickey Doyle- WWF/NWA wrestling legend and author!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#32 (10/24/20) This week we talk to 1970's NWA Rookie of the Year, Irish Mickey Doyle! We talk about past greats like Pat Patterson, Al Costello, Red Bastein, Ray Stevens and more!
October 25, 2020
Javier Ojst - Senior Writer from Pro Wrestling Stories!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#31 (10/17/20) This week we visit with Pro Wrestling Stories Writer Javier Ojst!
October 18, 2020
Father Krayven- Pro Wrestling Manager!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#30 (10/12/20) This week we talk to wrestling manager and Covid-19 survivor, Father Krayven!
October 12, 2020
Filmmakers Mike Nowotarski, James Saliba (Detroit Wrestling Historian)
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#29 (10/3/20) Noted filmmakers Mark Nowotarski (Battles, Bouts and Brawls and The Sheik documentary) and James Saliba join us as we talk Detroit wrestling history, The Sheik, The Bruiser, Johnny Valentine, indie filmmaking and much more.
October 04, 2020
Angel Orsini: Women's wrestling legend & actress!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#28 (9/26/20)- Star of ECW, Pancrase, actress, humanitarian in an inspirational one hour interview.
September 26, 2020
Mike Lano & Geoff Winningham: Wrestling Photographers!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#27 (9/19/20) Legendary photographers Dr. Mike Lano and Geoff Winningham (Friday Night In The Coliseum) join Evan Ginzburg and Buddy Sotello for this week’s very special Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast. We talk: Paul & Valerie Bosch Giant Baba Vince McMahon, Sr. Ernie Ladd Johnny Valentine Nick Kozak Bronco Lubitch Homer O’Dell Dory Funk Jr. vs. Wahoo McDaniels Tim Woods Kurt Angle Tolos-Blassie The Chicago Amphitheater Bruiser/Crusher vs. Stevens/Bockwinkle wBobby Heenan Sheik-Tolos Valiant Brothers Visit www.geoffwinningham.com to purchase Friday Night in the Coliseum OLD SCHOOL FANS DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS ONE!
September 20, 2020
Leonard Caplan, Wrestling Podcaster from NYC's Wrestling Talk
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#26 (9/12/20) This week we talk to Leonard Caplan of Wrestling Talk, the original show from NYC!
September 13, 2020
Stephen Ludwig- King of Pop Culture!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#23 (8/22/20) King of Pop Culture pulls out a real piece of The Hindenburg and Jayne Mansfield's car wreck. Really. Plus Beatles memorabilia and wrestling memories.
August 23, 2020
Jesse Krakow- Musician!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#21 (8/8/20) Jesse Krakow is a multi-instrumentalist who has worked with Nona Hendryx (LaBelle), Kate Pierson (The B-52's), The Shaggs, Shudder To Think, Aaron Freeman (Ween), Gail Ann Dorsey (David Bowie/Kenny Kravitz), Gary Lucas (Captain Beefheart/Jeff Buckley), John Zorn, Julee Cruise ("Twin Peaks"), Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys), Ruins, Gilbert Gottfried, Paul Rudd, The American Contemporary Music Ensemble, The Losers Lounge, and many more. He has recordings out on Sony, Atlantic, Tzadik, Team Love, New Amsterdam, Cuneiform, Relapse, Crucial Blast, Public Eyesore, among others. From April 2012-September 2013 he was the host of "Minor Music" on WFMU, and in 2013 he was awarded a Fellowship by The Brooklyn Philharmonic. He was a Professor at Bootsy Collins' Funk University and is founder of "J.A.M" - Jesse Academy of Music, which specializes in musical education, composition, production, and live performance for young musicians. Currently he is the musical director of MANDONNA, a 9-piece all-male Madonna tribute band in NYC. His latest album is "The W.A.M Album", a collection of songs from the world of professional wrestling.
August 09, 2020
Bruce Hart - Wrestling in the Hart Family, Bob Johnson (Wrestling Historian)
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#20 (8/1/20) Bruce Hart- from the legendary Hart family talks about his role in changing the wrestling business discussing Dynamite Kid, Davey Boy Smith, Brian Pillman, Bret & Owen, etc. Bob Johnson- wrestling insider, historian and radio host joins the fun
August 02, 2020
Mike Lano- Wrestling photographer and friend of the show!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#19 (7/25/20) Legendary wrestling photographer Mike Lano!
July 25, 2020
Mike Monte-Wrestling Podcaster from Monte and the Pharaoh!
Wrestling & Everything Coast To Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#18 (7/23/20) Mike Monte from Monte and the Pharaoh!
July 24, 2020
JJ Maguire - Interview with Legendary WWF Musician and Composer
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#17 (7/12/20)This week we talk to master of WWF/WWE/WCW Music and member of the Gentrys with Jimmy Hart, JJ McGuire!
July 12, 2020
Eric Adamz- Wrestler and Podcaster for Beyond Bushido!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#15 (6/27/20) wrestling's greatest unsigned talent and Co-Host at Beyond Bushido Podcast, talks about wrestling around the world, being trained by Johnny Rodz, working with Robert Gibson and many legends. Plus wrestling in the year of Covid-19 and recent scandals rocking the business.
June 28, 2020
Jesus Cruz- Wrestling Videographer from the SF Bay Area!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#14 (6/20/20) video producer for two decades of Bay Area indy wrestling, including All Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Iron and Big Time Wrestling, plus his involvement as a lucha libre promoter, Indy Wrestling Podcaster (indyhandshake.com) and a stand up comedian!
June 20, 2020
Ryan K. Boman - Wrestling Journalist from The Gorilla Position Website!
Wrestling & Everything Coast To Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#13 (6/18/20) w/Noted print and wrestling journalist Ryan K. Boman from the distinguished The Gorilla Position talks wrestling journalism, fan misconceptions, wrestling in the era of CoVid-19, Harley Race, and much more.
June 18, 2020
Eric Shaw- Wrestlerock Promoter and All Cities Networking!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#12 (6/6/20) This week's show features Wrestlerock/Musclerock/Military Rock-Wrestling Promoter and noted networker from All Cities Networking (www.allcitiesnetworking.org) Eric Shaw! We talk about Rob Van Dam, the Guererro Family, Rey Mysterio Jr. and more, plus the importance of networking and achieving goals in wrestling by being an effective networker!
June 07, 2020
Alfonz Stevens- Wrestling Referee and hip hop musician!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#11 (5/30/20) Referee Alfonz Stevens talks about his health battles with Covid-19, the art of being a referee, wrestling history, hip hop & much more...
May 31, 2020
Sir Samurai- Nor Cal Indy Wrestling legend Sir Samurai!
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast: Hosts Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Show#10 (5/23/20) This week we talk with Nor Cal indy wrestler, promoter and ring personality for over two decades, Sir Samurai! Sir Samurai started ring announcing in March of 2002. At the end of the year he started training to wrestle at the SPW Training Academy (where WWE's John Morrison, ref Ryan Tran, NXT's Timothy Thatcher, and All Japan's JR Kratos all go their start). Made his in ring debut July of 2003 and then went 17 years having wrestled at least once a month every month, with that ending in April because of the Pandemic. He has wrestled in 9 states and 2 countries. Have had 1123 matches in 78 different companies!
May 24, 2020
JP Zarka - Pro Wrestling Stories Founder on Site's 5th Anniversary
Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast with Buddy Sotello & Evan Ginzburg Episode #9 (5/17/20)- We celebrate the 5th birthday of www.ProWrestlingStories.com - one of the finest and most successful wresting websites in the history of the business (56 Million total readers) as we interview Editor JP Zarka on wrestling history, wrestling journalism, his music and more. Plus! Live musical performance by JP!
May 18, 2020