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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.

Feb 24, 2021

For anyone who grew up on '90s wrestling, Yokozuna was larger than life. He was the man who sat on Hulk Hogan, the foe of Bret Hart and the Undertaker, the behemoth who Lex Luger somehow slammed on the USS Intrepid. And now, on the first episode of WWE Icons, we finally get to hear his story. What made Yoko burn too...


Feb 10, 2021

Take a trip on the greatest wrestling nostalgia tour we’ve ever had on Awesome Truth! With Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Wrestling with Pixels as our guide, we discuss the features and nuances behind the most iconic wrestling video games of all time. From WrestleMania: The Arcade Game to Fire Pro Wrestling World, we...


Jan 27, 2021

Do we need another detailed history of WWE? That's the question we couldn't stop asking while reading Bill Hanstock's otherwise entertaining We Promised You a Great Main Event, and it's what we're talking about today on Awesome Truth. Who is this book for? Is there really a chunk of the fan base that wants to read about...


Jan 13, 2021

2021 is already shaping up to be Kenny Omega’s greatest year in professional wrestling. So what better way to ring in the new year than to watch the Kenny Omega documentary? From Kenny’s humble beginnings in wrestling to his decision to turn down a WWE contract and his incredible rise in Japan, Awesome Truth is here...