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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 documentary or a piece of wrestling literature. From autobiographies to exposés, WWF to WCW to WWE, it's an in-depth look at pro wrestling's best stories.

Nov 24, 2021

A few months ago, Awesome Truth asked the eternal question, "Should you watch Heels on Starz?" Well, we did, and now we're back to talk all about season 1. What did we ultimately think about Stephen Amell as Jack Spade, Alexander Ludwig as Ace Spade, and the Duffy Wrestling League? Did we enjoy Chris Bauer's turn as the...


Nov 10, 2021

If there's ever been a WWE wrestler who deserves a graphic novel, it's the Undertaker. His complicated, undead backstory feels tailor-made for the comic book treatment. Unfortunately, Undertaker: Rise of the Deadman does not quite capture what made Mark Calaway so special. Why exactly does the Undertaker graphic novel...


Oct 27, 2021

It's our first watch-along! Join us as we hit play on Netflix and traverse through the Dead Man's mansion in an effort to Escape the Undertaker. Will Big E, Kofi Kingston, and Xavier Woods survive their attempt to swipe Taker's urn? Is this new WWE interactive adventure worth your 30 minutes? Get ready for Halloween the...


Oct 13, 2021

Another WWE superstar has visited the Awesome Truth studios! We sat down with former Cruiserweight Champion and 24/7 Champion Drew Gulak to discuss his Philly roots, how he found his way into professional wrestling, and the wrestling literature that inspired him along the way.


Sep 29, 2021

It's the story Dark Side of the Ring was destined to tell: the Plane Ride from Hell. From Jim Ross to Rob Van Dam and (gulp) Tommy Dreamer, the Vice series has gathered a cavalcade of 2000s wrestling executives and talent to discuss this infamous flight. Did they do the story justice? What do we think about the post-ep...