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The Beast vs The Heath
The Beast vs The Heath

Well, RAW happened.

That said, it’s SummerSlam week, and there’s plenty to talk about! From Sunday’s event itself to Evolve and NXT on Saturday, to the weekly CWC show, New Japan’s G1 Tournament, and beyond… There’s plenty of stuff going on in the world of wrestling, and I think we managed to touch on a lot of it.

A fun discussion this week – give it a listen before you get BBQ sauce all over your hands. You are BBQ’ing for SummerSlam, aren’t you?

Hosted by: Joshua Schlag (@thesteelcage / @schlizzag

Featuring: ‘Hot Podcast Garbage’ Sprung (@jasprung), Nick (@nick_connolly), and ‘The Beast from the Middle East’ Darrell Johnson (@zazzumplop).

Music by The Black Furies, courtesy of Music Alley.

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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!