Podcast Episode 81: Daniel Bryan Runs the Gauntlet

That Daniel Bryan. So hot right now. So the two main event matches for SummerSlam (not counting the WHC as it will be an afterthought) are booked – Bryan challenges Cena for the WWE Championship and Punk challenges Lesnar to either prove Heyman right or wrong in his decision. Lots of great action this week on Raw – it truly is a good time to be a wrestling fan!

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

Featuring: ‘The Beast from the Middle East’ Darrell Johnson (@zazzumplop), ‘A-Bomb’ Adam Hess (@ahess49), ‘Super Jew’ Jared (@SuperJew75), and Hashtag Billi (@DirteeJesus)

Music by The Black Furies, courtesy of Music Alley.

He's baaack...
He’s baaack…

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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!