Wrestling Then & Now

Wrestling Then & Now: Updates


Media Man Australia is proud to be in association with Wrestling Then and Now.

This section of Media Man Australia is showcase the work and projects of Wrestling Then & Now's creator, Evan Ginzburg and his talent.

WT&N works closely with entertainer and former wrestling great, Johnny Valiant and others.


2006 Wrestling Then & Now Updates

Evan Ginzburg will be releasing a book on the wrestling business

Check out his latest newsletters via his website


Media Man Australia interviews WT&N personalities

Evan Ginzburg

Johnny Valiant

Mike Capano

George "The Animal" Steele (Jim Myers)

Website links

Wrestling Then & Now

Johnny Valiant official website

Theater For The New City

Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame


Independent Wrestling Resource: Greg Tingle's indy tribute

Media Man Australia: Entertainment News

Media Man Australia: Sports News

Media Man Australia: What's On!

Media Man Australia: Press Releases


Media Man Australia profiles

Wrestling journalists and agents

Upcoming Events

Saturday October 18, 2003

7PM- 9PM Internet Radio Interview:

Guests: Johnny Valiant,

The Stro (formerly WCW's The Maestro)

Wrestling- Then & Now Editor Evan Ginzburg

Host- Jason Fury

http://www.newblackcity.com/radio/index.html click on "listen"

Call in #- 1-877-969-2004 to ask questions and join in

Official Website of The Body Slam- http://bodyslamradio.00sports.com

Friday Oct. 24 World Wrestling Alliance Entertainment Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Show Postponed

Sunday October 26-3PM
St. Mary's Hospital of Hoboken Breast Cancer Benefit

Main Event: Johnny Valiant vs. The Mambo King

Featuring Duke Pitbull Snyder, Johnny Diamond, Diamond Vixxxen, etc.

ECPW Arena 87 N. Beverwyck Rd.
Lake Hiawatha, NJ $10

Saturday Nov. 1 GWF Wrestling

Wrestleween II $12

Elks Lodge 126 Cornelia St. Boonton, NJ

Fan costume contest/wrestlers in costume/meet & greet with wrestlers/giveaways

Featuring: a Costume Monster Rumble & Hubie Volk vs. Don Montoya, Joe Rules & crew

Info: gwf@gwfaction.com

Sat. November 1 6PM

Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame Fundraising Dinner & Auction

West End Sports Club

245 Union Ave

New Rochelle, NY

$50 includes dinner with: Johnny Valiant, Karl Von Hess, Dom Denucci, Ivan Koloff, Lou Albano, Baron Scicluna, Ted Lewin, The Destroyer and many other legends $75 deluxe package includes additional souvenirs. Info: www.pwhf.org Mr4wrestle@aol.com 516-859-3179

Saturday Nov. 8

An Evening With Johnny Valiant

FREE Maspeth Queens, NY show

Hickeys 61-08 Flushing Ave.

64th Ave. & Fresh Pond Rd. No Cover/No minimum!

Meet and Greet with Johnny V! Souvenirs available!

718-326-7297 Bar www.johnnyvaliant.net

Saturday Nov. 15

5PM doors/6PM show

Latin Extreme Wrestling www.lxwrestling.com

Shocker vs. Ultimo Guerrero

Damien 666 & Halloween vs. Aerial Express

Angel. Vs. Justice Pain & Vic Grimes, Justin Credible, Supreme & more.

Tix $30/20 Amazura Ballroom 91-12 144th Place Jamaica, NY

Saturday Nov. 15 & Every Saturday late night!!!

An Evening With Johnny Valiant 10PM (call to confirm time)

Theater for the New City

Critically acclaimed! "Stuns like a side piledriver!" says the Village Voice

155 1st Ave. at 10th St.


Tell your friends to support this great show. Only $10 includes Q&A/meet &greet/surprise guests/tons of merchandise & more. You read about it in WWE RAW Magazine now come out & experience it!

www.theaterforthenewcity.net & www.johnnyvaliant.net for details


Saturday Nov. 29, 2003

The Final Show at The Elks Lodge

82-10 Queens Blvd. Elmhurst, Queens NY

Al Snow vs. Raven, Balls Mahoney Vs. Sandman, Slyk Wagner Brown vs. Simon Diamond




California based independent filmmaker Dwayne Walker's documentary on indie scene featuring yours truly, Lowlife Louie Ramos, Homicide, Nikolai Volkoff, Nikita Breznikov, Don "Dr. Death" Arnold, Kid USA, Frankie Starz, LXW's Slash, Mambo King, Steve the Teacher, Tiger Khan & many others in FINAL stages of editing. Check out www.walkertown.com for details. I will keep you posted…


Wrestling Then & Now presents:

1980s Clippings Collection: $10US/$12 Overseas- 60 packed pages from all the old territories.

2002-03 Wrestling- Then & Now Annual

Autographed by Don "Dr. Death" Arnold

$15US/$20 overseas

SuperStar Billy Graham & Lou Thesz tributes with tons of clips/photos

84 packed pages. Magazine format. Plus much, much more…

Wrestling- Then & Now #152 $5 US

An extensive Interview with Dutch Savage by Dr. Mike Lano

3 comical interviews with Luscious Johnny Valiant

Heel managers tributes, Kansas City Memories

Abby the Butcher in Detroit, Merchandise listings

Interviews with NY indie stars Kid USA & Johnny Diamond

Artwork by Marvel/DC artist Rodney Ramos & much more

All checks payable to Evan Ginzburg

Send to: Wrestling Then & Now PO Box 640471

Oakland Gdns. Station Flushing, NY 11364

www.wrestlingthenandnow.com and www.johnnyvaliant.net always willing to trade links.

Check out our merchandise online! Easy credit card ordering.

Listen to Evan Ginzburg on 50,000 Watt/200,000 listener WBAI-FM's Light Show 99.5 NYC Weds. 2-3PM. Wbaifree.org and wbai.org on the Net.

Johnny Valiant & Ms. Nicole Bass available for bookings through Evan Ginzburg. Have Johnny V or Nicole at YOUR next function. Contact Evan Ginzburg at evan_ginzburg@yahoo.com for rates.