Podcast Episode 38: Replacement Referees

There has been much talk in sports, both professional and fictitious, about the integrity of replacement referees. Just as Monday Night Football closed with controversy, Raw opened by addressing their own controversy. In addition, Kane and Daniel Bryan visit a diner and pay tribute to When Harry Met Sally, and Mick Foley dominated the mic. And never fear Tensai fans, we overdo it once again…

Hosted by: Joshua Schlag (@thesteelcage / @schlizzag)

Featuring: Adam ‘A-Bomb’ Hess (@ahess49) and Jared ‘The Jew’ (@SuperJew75)

Mascot: Bert ‘The Rock’ Schlag (@BertSchlag)

Music by The Black Furies, courtesy of Music Alley.

What a mess.
What a mess.

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Joshua Schlag

For most of the last 30+ years of my life, I've been watching WWE. As a kid, Monday Night Raw hooked me from the start. From Bret Hart and Razor Ramon, to Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock, to CM Punk and Daniel Bryan.. I've witnessed the ups and downs and I'm proud to have enjoyed pro wrestling through the years.

Though I now watch in a much different fashion than I did when I was a kid (finding out Vince McMahon was the owner and Jack Tunney no more than a figurehead was like finding out Santa Claus did not exist), I feel like I have a much greater appreciation for the hard work pro wrestlers do and the things they sacrifice to entertain us.

It's still real to me, dammit!