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Welcome to Awesome Truth, a wrestling book club in podcast form. Every episode, your hosts Steve Cimino and Walt Schwenk will dissect a piece of wrestling literature. From autobiographies to exposés, WWF to WCW to WWE, it's an in-depth look at the pro wrestling written word.

Apr 1, 2020

The Ruthless Aggression era produced some of WWE's brightest modern stars: Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Batista, and Randy Orton. So it shouldn't be any surprise that the WWE Network docuseries on pro wrestling post-Attitude Era shines the most when it revisits those four during their rise to glory. Join us we break down...


Mar 4, 2020

The 2020 Royal Rumble was one of the best in years, as Edge returned and WWE finally pulled the trigger on new babyface star Drew McIntyre. And the Network documentary on the show is just as good; it's chock full of all the backstage footage that we beg WWE to put out for every big event. Join as we discuss the Rated...


Feb 19, 2020

Khosrow Vaziri, better known as The Iron Sheik, is one of the greatest heels in wrestling history. Everyone remembers his loss to Hulk Hogan that kickstarted Hulkamania, and lots of people follow his current wild persona on social media. But what about the in-between parts? His headline-making arrest with Hacksaw...


Jan 22, 2020

The Architect. The Kingslayer. The Beastslayer. Seth Rollins is one of WWE's biggest stars, and he has an array of inorganic nicknames to prove it. But is Rollins a budding legend in the making, or just a thin-skinned grappler who has above-average matches? From two big showdowns against Brock Lesnar to his...


Dec 25, 2019

Merry Christmas! To celebrate the holiday, we're heading to Netflix and streaming the pro wrestling episode of The Toys That Made Us, a documentary series that focuses on hit popular toys from the '80s and '90s. From Galoob to Hasbro to Jakks, from the big rubber action figures to WWF Wrestling Buddies, we travel back...