A journalistic analysis of the intersection between pro wrestling and popular culture writ large, featuring timely commentary from renowned wrestling journalist (Rolling Stone, The Ringer, Bleacher Report, Vulture et al) and host Kenny Herzog and interviews with experts from inside and outside of the industry on all the ways that wrestling reflects the real world, and vice versa.
Should Trump Be in the WWE Hall of Fame?
Bill Hanstock, author of 'We Promised You a Great Main Event: An Unauthorized WWE History' joins to talk Trump/WWE Hall of Fame. Plus, Vulture West Coast Editor and TV-biz expert Joe Adalian on the WWE Network/NBCU Peacock merger.
The Year In Wrestling: 2020
An overview of -- and deep dive into -- a historic 12 months for the sport of pro wrestling and the culture writ large, including Kenny's pick for Performer of the Year.
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State of the Unions, Featuring Warrior Wrestling's Steve Tortorello
Part 2 of our deep dive into the question of whether wrestling can and should be unionized includes an in-depth conversation with the owner of a top-tier indie promotion out of Chicago. Plus, my 7-year-old son's take on Bray Wyatt and a breakdown of MLW's restart.
To Unionize or Not to Unionize....
Writer, podcaster and veteran labor organizer David Hill helps deconstruct the pros and cons of unions in pro wrestling -- or any industry.
Plus, tantalizing takes on the futility of Survivor Series, Fiend and Alexa's unholy union and Taz's AEW incursion.
Election-Day Deconstruction With Wrestling's "Progressive Liberal" Daniel Richards
Virginia-based indie performer Daniel Richards became infamous in 2016 with his Progressive Liberal gimmick. Only it wasn't a gimmick. Richards talks the upcoming Presidential election and wrestling's historical, strange relationship with politics. Plus, a visit to Storyline Land a strange tangent about Supermarket Sweep!
Sonny Kiss Talks 'Dynamite' Anniversary and Half-Sibling Semantics
The openly gay, breakout AEW star goes deep on everything from his childhood in Jersey to locker room politics (or lack thereof).
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There is More Than One Kenny in Wrestling!
So glad to just discover this podcast!
Not Your Typical Wrestling Podcast
Kenny Herzog has long been a reason to listen to other people’s wrestling podcasts. So, what happens when you give one of the wrestling world’s most unique perspectives and a platform all his own? A show unlike almost any other in its genre and an immediate must listen.