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John Orquiola Scrapple Since: 28.2.02 From: Boston Since last post: 824 days Last activity: 824 days # 1 Posted on 14.10.09 1105.02 | Instant Rating: 4.75 Sad that Captain Lou Albano died. There's no article yet on wwe.com, just a picture and a note of his passing on the main page. From the PWTorch: Other News: Legendary pro wrestling manager Captain Lou Albano dies at age 76 Oct 14, 2009 - 10:20:15 AM By James Caldwell, Torch assistant editor Legendary pro wrestling manager Captain Lou Albano died at age 76 this morning. According to the Miami Herald, his family says that he was at home under hospice care before his death. Wrestler's Rescue is taking up donations to help Cpt. Lou's family pay for medical expenses related to an illness that led to his death. Read more. Captain Lou recently released his autobiography with a foreword by Cyndi Lauper, who used Cpt. Lou in her popular "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" music video that helped bring publicity to pro wrestling during the Rock 'n Wrestling era of the early 1980s as Vince McMahon took WWE national. Promote this thread!
Spiraling_Shape Lap cheong Since: 2.1.02 From: PA Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 13 hours # 2 Posted on 14.10.09 1114.43 | Instant Rating: 0.83 The finest wrestling manager/music video star/rubber band aficionado/Italian plumber the world will ever know... "Unless you did something unspeakable with a cactus, 'Shaqtus' is not a real word." - Santino Marella
Leroy Boudin blanc Since: 7.2.02 Since last post: 336 days Last activity: 336 days # 3 Posted on 14.10.09 1115.53 | Instant Rating: 6.33 I had just read that he was in hospice. That's too bad. I started watching the WWF right after his feud with Snuka. For me, he's right up there with Hogan and Piper in terms of defining the wrestling of my childhood. Who likes the little little duckies in the pond? I do, I do, I do, a chicka-quack quack.
CajunMan Boudin blanc No longer registered Since: 2.1.02 From: Give me a Title shot! Since last post: 1807 days Last activity: 944 days # 4 Posted on 14.10.09 1126.50 | Instant Rating: 1.33 R.I.P. The Captain.
HMD Andouille Since: 8.6.02 From: Canada Since last post: 251 days Last activity: 175 days # 5 Posted on 14.10.09 1138.11 | Instant Rating: 3.23 I remember him even more fondly for the Super Mario Brothers Super Show, than for his wrestling career, ridiculously great feud with Jimmy Snuka notwithstanding. Great run, great talker. RIP, Manager of Champions. Quiet, Or Papa Spank!
Mr Heel II Lap cheong Since: 25.2.02 Since last post: 97 days Last activity: 12 days # 6 Posted on 14.10.09 1226.24 | Instant Rating: 3.33 A legend among legends. We'll remember you fondly.
It's False Scrapple Since: 20.6.02 From: I am the Tag Team Champions! Since last post: 37 days Last activity: 1 day # 7 Posted on 14.10.09 1231.29 | Instant Rating: 4.37 Can't believe I found out about this through a video game blog of all places. Capt. Lou's reach was far and wide. RIP All hail the Hypno-Toad
Matt Tracker Scrapple Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 22 hours Last activity: 9 hours # 8 Posted on 14.10.09 1231.37 | Instant Rating: 6.50 His medical skits with George The Animal Steele were quoted by my family for years. "To be the man, you gotta beat demands." -- The Lovely Mrs. Tracker
edoug Summer sausage Since: 13.2.04 From: Maine Since last post: 470 days Last activity: 64 days # 9 Posted on 14.10.09 1243.15 | Instant Rating: 3.09 Often Imitated, Never Duplicated. So much a part of my youth and memories. I regret that I'll never get a chance to thank him for all that he did.
i before e Chorizo Since: 17.10.03 Since last post: 212 days Last activity: 59 days # 10 Posted on 14.10.09 1300.14 | Instant Rating: 2.62 He was truly great at what he did, and a very nice man from what I hear. I used to call his 900 hotline number, watch him on super mario bros. super show, and of course remember him during his rock n' wrestling days. A legend in eery sense of the word. RIP.
John Orquiola Scrapple Since: 28.2.02 From: Boston Since last post: 824 days Last activity: 824 days # 11 Posted on 14.10.09 1402.02 | Instant Rating: 4.75 Here's a very nice remembrance of Captain Lou by Howard Finkel: http://fans.wwe.com/howardfinkel/blog/2009/10/14/captain_lou_we_love_you
Leroy Boudin blanc Since: 7.2.02 Since last post: 336 days Last activity: 336 days # 12 Posted on 14.10.09 1404.51 | Instant Rating: 6.33 Captain Lou's History of Music [Flash] From the good ole' days... (edited by Leroy on 14.10.09 1205) Who likes the little little duckies in the pond? I do, I do, I do, a chicka-quack quack.
JayJayDean Scrapple Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 248 days Last activity: 15 days
Y!: # 13 Posted on 14.10.09 1455.35 | Instant Rating: 7.29
I would like to congratulate Captain Lou on achieving that most rare feat in the wrestling business: dying from old age. RIP. Holy fuck shit motherfucker shit. Read comics. Fuck shit shit fuck shit I sold out when I did my job. Fuck fuck fuck shit fuck. Sorry had to do it.... -- The Guinness. to Cerebus *snip* Revenge of the Sith = one thumb up from me. Fuck shit. I want to tittie fuck your ass.
BigDaddyLoco Scrapple Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 20 hours Last activity: 9 hours # 14 Posted on 14.10.09 1529.19 | Instant Rating: 3.74 Originally posted by JayJayDean I would like to congratulate Captain Lou on achieving that most rare feat in the wrestling business: dying from old age. RIP. I'd chalk that up more to luck than being a saint.
dWs Mettwurst Since: 26.2.09 From: Humpty Doo, Australia Since last post: 10 days Last activity: 3 days # 15 Posted on 14.10.09 1533.07 | Instant Rating: 7.23 Originally posted by BigDaddyLoco Originally posted by JayJayDean I would like to congratulate Captain Lou on achieving that most rare feat in the wrestling business: dying from old age. RIP. I'd chalk that up more to luck than being a saint. Or chalk it up to the Captain's diet of unborn virgin goat's milk. Great performer and a true icon; in and out of the ring. Da' Wrestling Site
kentish Andouille Since: 19.8.05 From: My Old Kentucky Home Since last post: 678 days Last activity: 167 days # 16 Posted on 14.10.09 1642.20 | Instant Rating: 4.51 I started watching WWF during the lead up to WrestleMania 1, and the Captain was a big part of that (and my childhood). RIP "I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." -- Mahatma Gandhi
cfgb Bierwurst Since: 2.1.02 From: Ottawa, Ontario Since last post: 16 hours Last activity: 7 hours # 17 Posted on 14.10.09 1646.00 | Instant Rating: 4.79 Take care Captain Lou! Shooting Star Press ... is back!
StingArmy Andouille Since: 3.5.03 From: Georgia bred, you can tell by my Hawk jersey Since last post: 221 days Last activity: 3 days # 18 Posted on 14.10.09 1736.30 | Instant Rating: 4.65 Captain Lou, along with some wrestlers whose names escape me at the moment, appeared on an episode of Hey Dude back in the early 90s. Seeing as how Hey Dude is probably the best Nickelodeon show there is, was, or ever will be, that crossover will forever be at the top of my list. - StingArmy
jwrestle Lap cheong Since: 4.4.03 From: Nitro WV Since last post: 24 days Last activity: 5 days # 19 Posted on 14.10.09 1751.21 | Instant Rating: 2.33 Originally posted by Hogan's My Dad I remember him even more fondly for the Super Mario Brothers Super Show Yep, I do also. Considering it was on here at 6am in the morning before I had to rush off to middle school. Man was a true entertainer no matter where he was. Just remember how over the top to me he seemed. RIP Capt. Lou
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jfkfc Liverwurst Since: 9.2.02 Since last post: 150 days Last activity: 37 days # 20 Posted on 14.10.09 1914.58 | Instant Rating: 6.90 Thank yoooooooouuuuu, Mr. Acavano.... Pages: 1 2 Next
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