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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.

Aug 2, 2017

From the early 1980s on, every story about professional wrestling is a story about Vince McMahon. So what are the boys to do with a book that is, by its title, all about Vince? On this episode of Awesome Truth, we discuss Sex, Lies, and Headlocks, an attempt by Shaun Assael and Mike Mooneyham to tell both the story of Mr. McMahon and of pro wrestling in one swoop. They may not succeed entirely, but we get some great Vinnie McMahon highlights along the way, including how MTV's Rock 'n' Wrestling Connection began and how Vince assisted in the destruction of Jim Crockett Promotions. And, of course, a preview of the renowned Vince McMahon biopic...