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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.

Feb 14, 2024

As Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson threatens a return to the ring and a leap into the WrestleMania main event picture, we felt we owed it to our fans to revisit the last time he had a true wrestling match. That's right, we're watching along with John Cena versus The Rock at WrestleMania 29, a show we actually attended in...


Jan 17, 2024

If it's January, then it's time for a Rumble watch-along. Awesome Truth is revisiting a recent classic and maybe the best of all time: the 2020 Royal Rumble. It's one of the best-booked matches in Rumble history, from Brock Lesnar's attempt to take on all 30 entrants by himself to Drew McIntyre's coming-out party....


Dec 20, 2023

Happy holidays! To celebrate the season, and the end of 2023, we're watching one of the Attitude Era's defining matches: the 6-man Hell in a Cell featuring Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, Undertaker, Kurt Angle, HHH, and Rikishi. It's the infamous match with the "big" bump onto a flatbed truck, and it's indicative of...


Nov 22, 2023

It's our November watch-along! Awesome Truth is celebrating WWE’s November tradition by revisiting one of our favorite Survivor Series matches from recent history. 2014’s main event has it all: The Authority, a Big Show heel turn, the Bludgies, and Dolph Ziggler putting on a wrestling clinic to the delight of...


Oct 25, 2023

We really had no choice for our October watch-along: It's the spookiest match of all time, Hulk Hogan versus The Giant in a monster truck showdown at Halloween Havoc 1995, followed by an impromptu battle featuring the bearhugging debut of The Yeti. This is the apex of the "Hogan versus the Dungeon of Doom" era, one...