Companion Piece for Somehow We Manage – Episode 3

This is the companion piece to Episode 3 of Somehow We Manage, the only podcast dedicated to professional wrestling managers and the art of managing.

Below you will find links to online resources related to the subjects of this podcast. We encourage you to learn more about the managerial careers of Donnie B, Hunter Q Robbins III and Larry Sweeney using these links (we were unable to find any online resources for “The Master” Rocco Mazza related to his managerial career).

Donnie B



The Backseat Boyz (Johnny Kashmere & Trent Acid, with Donnie B) vs The SAT (Jose & Joel Maximo, with Amazing Red)

Lupus vs Twiggy Ramirez vs Kevin Knight (Donnie has verbal exchange with Al Getz at beginning of match)

Clip from Russ Haas Memorial Cup 8/31/02 promoted by Phoenix Championship Wrestling, Nick Dinsmore & Lance Cade vs Tiger Khan & Prophet (with Prince Nana) vs Bo Dupp & Matt Vandal (with Alexis Laree)

Phoenix Championship Wrestling:

Order PCW events (on VHS!) from Smart Mark Video

PCW Wikipedia entry


Donnie B interview from August 2002 (the last wrestling-related interview he did prior to this podcast)

Hunter Q Robbins III

Hunter Q

The End of the Eddie Gilbert Era (story on the transition from Gilbert to Paul Heyman as ECW booker, with results from the last few months of Gilbert’s run)

Larry Sweeney


Shoot interview from InYourHeadOnline

Promo about Eddie Kingston

Promo about the ICW/ICWA Texarkana Television championship

Final appearance in CHIKARA October 23 2010

Web sites:

Wikipedia entry

Larry Sweeney revived the art of the wrestling manager

Mental Health America (community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans)

About the author

Al Getz

Al Getz has been involved with independent wrestling on and off since 1995. Long considered one of the better managers in the southeast, Getz has worked for NWA Wildside, OMEGA, Music City Wrestling, and countless other promotions. He also owns WHOO! Wrestling, which produces and distributes significant wrestling events in the southeast.


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