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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.

Jul 8, 2020

For years, Mark Calaway fully lived the Undertaker gimmick. Now, he's finally speaking out as himself, a decision highlighted in great detail throughout WWE Network's Undertaker: The Last Ride. Though it's become one of the network's highest profile documentaries, how entertaining is it to watch Calaway lament all his...


Jun 24, 2020

The second season of Vice's Dark Side of the Ring ends with a gut punch: the story of Owen Hart. Instead of telling the sanitized WWE version, we get an intimate look at Owen the father and husband as much as Owen the wrestler. To help us dissect what the highest flying Hart meant to us, we've brought on a...


Apr 29, 2020

Another good WWE Network documentary? It's true. This one uses a ton of archival footage to revisit Florida Championship Wrestling, the developmental promotion that brought us Seth Rollins, Big E, Drew McIntyre, and the dearly departed Heath Slater. Join us as we break down WWE's look back at the weird little semi-indie...


Apr 15, 2020

Edge's return at the 2020 Royal Rumble was one of the greatest moments in wrestling history, and now the WWE 24 series is showing us how it all went down. From 2011 through the present day, this documentary is a detailed look at how Adam Copeland accepted his post-wrestling life and then received an unexpected second...


Apr 1, 2020

The Ruthless Aggression era produced some of WWE's brightest modern stars: Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Batista, and Randy Orton. So it shouldn't be any surprise that the WWE Network docuseries on pro wrestling post-Attitude Era shines the most when it revisits those four during their rise to glory. Join us we break down...