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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.

Jan 4, 2023

Back in 1988, famed director John Carpenter and WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper came together for what became a true cult classic: They Live. From South Park parodies to eBaum's World soundboards, the pop culture impact of Piper's performance in They Live was far greater than anyone could've anticipated. For our first episode of 2023, we popped on this 94-minute gem and discussed the acting career of one of pro wrestling's top thespians.