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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 7, 2021

Yes, you read that right: in the year 2021, NBC is airing a sitcom about the childhood of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. And it's not just all about Rock; we get a little Andre the Giant, The Iron Sheik, and "Macho Man" Randy Savage to boot. But why is our favorite pro wrestler-turned-movie star dipping his toe into...


Mar 17, 2021

You may know Ettore Ewen as WWE's Big E, but if everything goes right, you'll also know him as the brains behind an animation empire. In tandem with his friends Jonathan Davenport and Andreas Hale, they've got a Kickstarter going called Our Heroes Rock, a potential 3D animated series that explores the heroes of Black...


Sep 9, 2020

We've booked our first star of the small screen! Ben Giroux, also known as Coach Fener on Netflix's The Big Show Show, joins us to discuss acting alongside The Big Show himself, Paul Wight. Sadly, their show was canceled right after we recorded this interview, but that doesn't mean we can't all enjoy his stories...


Sep 2, 2020

Just because Netflix canceled The Big Show Show moments before we recorded this episode doesn't mean we abandoned our plans to talk Paul Wight's sitcom debut! It's not every day that a WWE superstar gets a starring role on TV, and surprisingly enough, Big Show proves up to the task. To talk about Show's fake family,...


Aug 21, 2019

What happens when a show about female pro wrestlers removes the wrestling? Unfortunately, this eternal question is answered on the latest season of GLOW. It's still a wonderful show, but less Zoya the Destroya, Liberty Belle, Machu Picchu and Welfare Queen means less enthusiasm from your best buds at Awesome Truth. Join...