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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.

Jun 12, 2019

A documentary series on the seedy underbelly of pro wrestling, produced by famed truth-tellers Vice Media? This is what we've been clamoring for...except not at all. How could telling the stories of Bruiser Brody, the Von Erich family, the Fabulous Moolah, and 'Macho Man' Randy Savage go so wrong? We break down all six episodes of the Vice series Dark Side of the Ring and try to figure out why this exciting idea ultimately flopped.