042 - WWF Attitude Era

042: WWF Attitude Era


The late 90’s saw professional wrestling reach new heights of popularity thanks to the perfect storm of hyper talented superstars and the pervasive evil CEO storyline.  Stone Cold Steve Austin’s persona enabled Vince McMahon to become the heel that would unite longtime fans and capture the attention of countless newcomers.  The congruous glut of talented, charismatic brutes in the WWF created must see PPV that would end up crushing their rival association.

Colin takes you back to the prime time of the World Wrestling Federation as Geeksquatch breaks down the era and highlights the major personas that lived in the squared circle.  The Texas Rattlesnake, Shawn Michaels Triple H, and the Rock all get their time in the spotlight before the conversation turns to the unforgettable ‘98 King of the Ring Hell in a Cell match. 

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Geeksquatch is a nostalgia podcast brought to you by a group of “enthusiasts” that grew up in the 80’s and 90’s -  and by enthusiasts, they’re actually just a bunch of friends that like to geek out about tv, movies, video games, and toys from their formative years.  Join the podcast each week to reminisce about nerd culture topics before they became retro favorites.  Come for the squatch, stay for the trivia.

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