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A comedy podcast about fashion and professional wrestling. Hosted by Katy Conroy, Kristina Felseke, & Sarah Hatheway Theme Song by Mike Malarkey http://www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

A comedy podcast about fashion and professional wrestling. Hosted by Katy Conroy, Kristina Felseke, & Sarah Hatheway Theme Song by Mike Malarkey http://www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/


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A comedy podcast about fashion and professional wrestling. Hosted by Katy Conroy, Kristina Felseke, & Sarah Hatheway Theme Song by Mike Malarkey http://www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/




Episode 47: No Steel Magnolias Spoilers!

Friends, it’s been a wonderful journey making KayFab. We’ve laughed, we’ve gasped in horror, we’ve learned proper wrestling terminology and promptly forgotten it. But now it’s time to hang up our shiny diapers and move on to new projects. For our final episode, we take a lightning-round journey through some of the wrestlers we always wanted to cover but hadn’t gotten around to. Mentioned in this episode: All about Orion Dove:...


Episode 46: Producer Mike's Final Exam!

Producer Mike has spent nearly two years patiently answering KayFab's questions and producing episodes. Now he's moving on to other projects, but leaving a little goodbye gift: an exam to see how much the ladies have learned on their wrestling journey. Will they graduate from new wrestling fans to merely wrestling fans?


Episode 45: Case For Kevin Owens!

KayFab has always been neutral towards Kevin Owens, but Producer Mike is making it his mission to change their minds! The ladies take a wild ride through KO's career, from his French-Canadian early days to the Festival of Friendship to heel turns and face turns and more. But the question remains: is Kevin Owens a KayFab favorite? Mentioned in this episode: 14 Things You Didn’t Know About WWE’s Kevin Owens:...


Episode 44: The Wrestling Trope Tournament!

Happy holidays! Street Team Kyle gives KayFab the greatest gift of all: a new bracket! The ladies have to pick their favorite things in wrestling (ladders, masks, tacks, etc.) and things get contentious fast! Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking about And as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/


Episode 43: Daryl Needs A Father!

KayFab went to a real-life wrestling show and they have thoughts! Sarah talks Hiromu Takahashi and his cat friends, Kristina covers the tampon woman herself, Priscilla Kelly, and Katy decodes Orange Cassidy. New Japan official profile of Takahashi: https://www.njpw1972.com/profile/1435 Takahashi’s creative pursuits: https://uproxx.com/prowrestling/njpw-hiromu-takahashi-wants-you-follow-his-film-review-blog/ “Everyone needs healing” video:...


Episode 42: Married To The Tampon Woman!

Which wrestler had the best Halloween costume? Whose dog is that? And what's Dragon Ball Z about? KayFab is back to answer the hard questions! Katy talks the Jumping Bomb Angels, Sarah discusses Nyla Rose, and Kristina introduces us to Darby Allin. Mentioned this episode: The overlooked Jumping Bomb Angels: http://whatculture.com/wwe/10-female-wrestlers-ignored-in-wwes-revisionist-history?page=4 Awesome Kong talking about Joshi wrestling: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNQZt-9KJbU The Best...


Episode 41: A Thinking Man's Scars!

It's a (loosely themed) spooooky Halloween episode of KayFab! Katy talks the Great Muta and all those dragon and skull masks, and Kristina finally delves into Bray Wyatt and all the extremely scary stuff going on with the Fiend. Sarah's pick was a surprise this week, but hopefully it's a fun treat! Plus: who's that banana?! Deadspin on Bray Wyatt's children's show: https://deadspin.com/bray-wyatts-psychedelic-puppet-show-is-the-best-thing-i-1835328683 Debra McMichael on Pepe:...


Episode 40 Trailer Tenders! (With Kyle Chorpening)!

Street Team Kyle joins Katy, Sarah, and Mike for this episode! The group talks Diamond Dallas Page, growing up in the south, and the male smokey eye. Plus: a serious discussion of everyone's preteen fashion choices. Where Are They Now: https://www.wwe.com/classics/wherearetheynow/diamonddallaspage WWE profile: https://www.wwe.com/superstars/ddp DDP vs. “Macho Man” Randy Savage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YekH1GXT_LY That whole Kimberly thing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC-d9nX6uQM...


Episode 39: Traps On Traps!

What's up with Rusev's beard? Have you had enough Too Cool? And has anyone seen Ready To Rumble? KayFab's on the case! Plus: the ladies delve into Bull Nakano, Too Cool during the Too Cool era, and... David Arquette?! Mentioned in this Episode: Too Cool’s debut: https://www.wwe.com/videos/the-debut-of-too-cool-heat-june-13-1999; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fD5tb2g7tg Too Cool’s entrance video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhdOpdD77w0 Too Cool dance at the 2000 Royal Rumble:...


Episode 38: Restaurant Sneakers!

Everyone in the wrestling world is getting married, and KayFab has some thoughts! Kristina introduces the team to Aja Kong, and Sarah gets into Too Cool pre- and post- Too Cool. Then, Katy talks Marko Stunt, wrestling's own Timothee Chalamet! Brian and Scott in 1998, pre Too Cool: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlwdxUKM3no Brian airs his “dirty laundry” with his dad around 2001: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVR-ajThXcM Scott at the performance center:...


Episode 37: Beefy Granddaddy!

Everyone's feeling a little loopy and the slideshow's getting dark, but at least there are clothes to discuss! After wondering who should be crowned King of the Ring, Kristina talks about the complex legacy of Junkyard Dog. Sarah celebrates Tessa Blanchard, and Katy's back to talk Zach Sabre Jr.! Plus: who's baby is that? Mentioned In This Episode: Junkyard Dog Promo on King of the Ring 1985: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jx5P0UgroRc JYD vs. Hercules April 1988:...


Episode 36: Invisible Stans!

Katy's at a wedding, but Kristina and Sarah are here to talk about wrestlers they think she'll love! Kristina celebrates the glamorous Miss Elizabeth, and Sarah marvels at the many jumpsuits of The Honky Tonk Man! Plus: did Sarah like seeing a hardcore match? Mentioned in this episode: Tupelo Concession Stand Brawl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTndTO1tqVk Honky Tonk Man’s entrance music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUAmfJlgh9s Honky Tonk Man on the Snake Pit:...


Episode 35: Middle Aged And Crazy!

Put on your best Terry Funk voice, it's time for KayFab! After a brief group discussion about Baron Corbin, Sarah runs through the highlights of Terry Funk's long, storied career. Katy talks about Rhea Ripley, including the controversy, and Kristina shows the group the beautiful masks of Starlight Kid. Just watch out for that horse! Mentioned In This Episode: Terry Funk putting a plastic bag on Ric Flair’s head: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3WYee-Q_-Q Terry Funk’s WWF debut:...


Episode 34: That's Me in the Rafters!

Producer Mike unveils a new game, and the ladies' morals are put to the test! Then Sarah celebrates the twerking, splitting Sonny Kiss and Kristina introduces goth newbie Bea Priestley. Then, Katy delves into the wild story of Sting (not that one, the other one). Climb down from the rafters and give it a listen! Mentioned In This Episode: Sonny Kiss’ road to Double or Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE83nukQeIo Sonny Kiss entrance music and highlights:...


Episode 33: The Gimmick Gauntlet!

Producer Mike gives the KayFab ladies the greatest gift of all: a whole tournament full of gimmicks! Katy, Kristina, and Sarah must choose the gimmicks that intrigue them the most if they want to find out more about the wrestlers, and Kristina must compliment Producer Mike if she wants to avoid a hefty fine! Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking about And as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his...


Episode 32: Saloon Madam! (With Xavier Stiles!)

The writer/wrestling fan/all around wonderful human Xavier Stiles (@XavierStiles) is here! He talks the KayFab ladies through the finer points of Japanese wrestling and introduces them to the fabulous Manami Toyota. Plus: St. Louis schools, Matt Riddle vs. Goldberg, and the new game... Older Or Younger Than The Undertaker! Mentioned in the show: Manami Toyota vs Aja Kong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgVi_5iSWuQ Kota Ibushi vs Shinsuke Nakamura: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6e8ozb...


Episode 31 - Nightmare Sandwich!

Sorry Katy, it's an extra scary episode! The ladies share their thoughts on the new 24/7 title before Sarah relates the sad story of Doink the Clown. Then Katy makes everyone Bayley fans and explains that ponytail. Kristina finishes the ep by talking Jimmy Havoc, and there's just so much blood and AFI! Plus: button up, Peepaw! Doink highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROZLGkVYNOA Bayley doc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WVy5E6WI0Q Jimmy Havoc "There's nothing I wouldn't do"...


Episode 30: Did They Marry Kane!?

With wrestling news sparse and Kristina back from abroad the ladies (and Producer Mike) are back with an extra long episode. We start our journey with the time traveling knock out artist, Kushida (6:25), then things take a dystopian turn with punk rock icon Luna Vachon (28:29) and finally we derail in the surprisingly eclectic career of The Road Dogg (48:40). Plus a shocking character change has the ladies questioning their feelings about sweater boys. Mentioned in this episode: Time...


Episode 29: A Real Belly Cutter!

Wrestling means one thing: men in diapers. And awesome ladies. And body paint (sometimes). Oh, and milk trucks?! So wrestling means a lot of things, but most especially it means BELTS! In this very special KayFab episode, Kristina, Katy, and Sarah talk through the many large-ass accessories of the WWE, New Japan, and various wrestling promotions. Producer Mike put together a gorgeous and informative slide show, so of course the ladies spend most of their time talking about beer can vibes and...


Episode 28: Cauliflower Beard!

WrestleMania happened, but there's no time for that! The ladies briefly talk through a few of their favorite looks (Becky, the IIconics) and some of their not-so-favorite looks (John Cena WHAT). Then Katy gets into Pete Dunne and his singlet, and Kristina relates the grim but fascinating story of Bruiser Brody. Sarah adds some tie-dye levity by closing out with Dakota Kai. Plus: what should Pete Dunne wear??? Mentioned in this show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xfq5QCFnDH8 - Pete Dunne as...