Monthly Archives: May 2015

Reality Sets In

Tonight we hear from the senior producer of a new reality TV project called “The Ultimate Pool Sharks”, who is hosting an official ” audition” tournament in Atlanta this weekend. We’ll also get a little behind the scenes info (and a general discussion) about the new TruTv series “The Hustlers” from Alison Fischer in NYC who was on the scene during the taping of some of the episodes, joined by Mark Cantrill and Mr. Bond.

Show Features: Alison Fischer, J.P., Mark Cantrill, David “Mr. Bond”, Scott Lee and Randy G.

Running Time: 1:06

Ready, Set, Hustle!

Tonight we hear from the champion Thorsten Hohmann, who just plowed through the Archer Cup event undefeated, about what he does to ” ready ” himself for top level play, and how he stays focused along the way. We also chatted with Mike Dechaine about his match preparation practices, his Mosconi Cup aspirations and the new TV show he is featured in; ” The Hustlers” which premiers tomorrow night on the TruTV network. See if you can help Mr. Bond find the missing grave location of Lansing Perkins, who was a deputy sheriff during the hunt for Wyatt Earp, and later became the nation’s foremost billiard instructor.

Show Features: Thorsten Hohmann, Mark Cantrill, Mike Dechaine, Mike Howerton, David “Mr. Bond”, Scott Lee, Randy G.

Running Time: 59 mins.

The Current of Events

This week Mike, Mark and Mr. Bond have a round-table discussion about various happenings in the American pool world, including the Atlantic Challenge Cup, The Mosconi Cup, The Archer Cup, the “Make It Happen” events held by Accustats, and Buffalo’s Billiards pro one pocket event produced by Pool Action TV. Scott and Randy discuss the jump shot.

Show Features: Mark Cantrill, Mike Howerton, David “Mr. Bond”, Scott Lee and Randy G.

Running Time 1:09

To Host A Tournament – Part 2

This is the second of two episodes dedicated to the complexity of hosting a major tournament event. Tonight we hear from Ozzy Osbourne Reynolds of CSI about some of the ” best practices” when running an enormous event. Ozzy also explains some of the logic behind the use of 7 foot tables over 9 foot. Mark Cantrill speaks with the legendary player and promoter Allen Hopkins, about his enormous event, the Super Billiards Expo, and about what he believes pool needs to have in the future to succeed. Scott Lee and Randy G. discuss ‘ how to become and instructor’ .

Show Features: Ozzy Reynolds, David “Mr. Bond”, Allen Hopkins, Mark Cantrill, Scott Lee, Randy G.

Running Time: 1:48