Our Scholars take a deep DEEP dive into All Elite Wrestling, looking at how the business side and creative side will shake out. They also look back at WrestleKingdom 13, and Tyler recounts a very foolish bet he made about Tye Dillinger. Subscribe to our show on iTunes Tyler and Andrew talk briefly about how much … Continue reading #24 – New Year, New Promotion
Our Scholars run down the card for this Sunday's TLC pay per view, go through the up-and-down history of the TLC match, and talk about our favorite songs by the girl group TLC. Subscribe to our show on iTunes Tyler and Andrew talk briefly about the genesis of the TLC match and subsequent ppv, the lack … Continue reading #23 – TLC 2018 Preview
In celebration of our first birthday here at the podcast, we present a special retrospective of our favorite feature, The Kayfabe 5000! Subscribe to our show on iTunes We jump back in from the very beginning of Tyler's crazy invention, hearing the best questions and answers! (01:55) Then, we play our favorite version of the Kayfabe … Continue reading The Best of The Kayfabe 5000!
Our Scholars deal with the crazy changes to the Survivor Series card, and speculate what the future holds for Becky Lynch. Subscribe to our show on iTunes Tyler and Andrew talk briefly about the events of this week's Raw and Smackdown, which resulted in new matches at the top of the Survivor Series card, and the term "subject to change."(00:45) … Continue reading #22 – Subject to Change: Survivor Series 2018
Our scholars parse through "Heat" in all of it's subtle forms, and ponder if Brock Lesnar is in danger of generating Go-Home Heat in his reclaimed role as champion. Subscribe to our show on iTunes Tyler and Andrew talk briefly about the fallout from Crown Jewel, and how Johnny Impact is doing on Survivor (00:45) Then it's … Continue reading #21 – Heat
Our scholars remember the great factions in history and explore how they're used to regenerate a roster and main event scene. Subscribe to our show on iTunes Tyler and Andrew talk briefly about the pro wrestling world colliding with the geo-political world with WWE's Crown Jewel event, and if it will actually happen. (00:35) Then … Continue reading #19 – Factions
Our scholars do an intense review of everything that made up the unique wrestling extravaganza that was ALL IN! Tyler and Andrew give their initial thoughts of the storytelling of ALL IN, including the effectiveness of the WGN pre-show, the pacing of the evening, the emphasis on fun, their references to wrestling history, and … Continue reading #17 – ALL IN
Our scholars recount the history of WWE SUMMERSLAM and preview the weekend's festivities, while touching on Weddings in wrestling, NOT TOUCHING anything to do with Randy Orton, and trying to see how many times they can say "biggest party of the summer." The boys are back! And now they have tickets to a particular … Continue reading #16 – The Biggest Party of the Summer… SummerSlam 2018!
Our scholars give an extensive history of WWE EXTREME RULES and preview tonight's show, while touching on the Brock Lesnar sighting in UFC, and exploring the possibilities in Ring of Honor and New Japan booking Madison Square Garden The hosts react to the appearance of the WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar in a UFC … Continue reading #15 – Extreme Rules 2018 Preview (Plus Brock to UFC and ROH to MSG)
Our scholars dive deep into one of the most important behind the scenes wrestling personalities, Dave Meltzer, and explore his match star rating review system The hosts go back to the classroom, and provide the Word of the Day, Dave Meltzer, (our first proper noun) and explore his position within the wrestling world, how … Continue reading #14 – Meltzer and the Five Stars