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
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 throw on their tuxes and talk a long walk down the aisle through the complicated history of on-air weddings in pro wrestling! Tyler and Andrew talk about what they've learned from going to so many weddings as of late, and how the wedding has been a climactic storytelling element since the days … Continue reading #18 – Wrestling Weddings
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 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
Our scholars take off their trendy Humanities berets and don their starchy Business suits, talking through exactly how wrestling companies make money, and why that might all be changing in October 2019 The hosts go back to the classroom, and provide the Word of the Day, DRAW, and jump into the history of top … Continue reading #13 – Drawing Money
You voted, we voted, democracy was exercised, AND NOW- we have our official list of TOP TEN MATCHES OF THE YEAR! Tyler and Andrew explain how the voting process went and remind us how the "Wrestling Calendar" works. Then the REST of the pod is a match-by-match analysis of the list, including comparisons to films … Continue reading #11 – Top Ten Matches of The Year!
Our scholars recover from the vast week that was WrestleMania 34, and take a look back at what was memorable for reasons both good and bad. They also talk up a contest for you all to enter, and look ahead to the Greatest Royal Rumble Please take a moment to VOTE for the Much Ado … Continue reading #10 – WrestleMania Recap
Our scholars make it a three-peat, with their third installment this week. They take a look at wrestling shows this weekend that are more off the beaten path, starting with NXT, and moving further and further away from WWE. We introduce you to wrestlers you may not have seen, and tell you what you've been … Continue reading #09 – WrestleMania 34 Preview (NXT, ROH, and More!)