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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.

Apr 14, 2021

You may know him from WCW, AEW, the What Happened When podcast, or that time he wore a denim vest, but soon you'll know him from Butts in Seats: The Tony Schiavone Story, an upcoming graphic novel that's breaking records on Kickstarter. The man himself, Tony Schiavone, joins us with his co-author Dirk Manning to discuss...


Oct 2, 2019

Jim Cornette and graphic novels don't seem like they go together, which made reading Jim Cornette Presents: Behind the Curtain – Real Pro Wrestling Stories an intriguing endeavor. Why did Cornette decide to tell a series of loosely related wrestling stories in a comic book format, ranging from Ric Flair's plane crash...


Oct 24, 2018

From Frank Gotch and Ed "Strangler" Lewis to Giant Baba, El Santo, and Vince McMahon's modern-day WWE, the history of pro wrestling is colorful, detailed, and always fascinating. So it makes a surprising amount of sense that The Comic Book Story of Professional Wrestling would be the best way to tell the story of the...