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Fans old and new discuss the state of professional wrestling. Nonsense abounds! Warning: Explicit Language. Not for sensitive ears.

Fans old and new discuss the state of professional wrestling. Nonsense abounds! Warning: Explicit Language. Not for sensitive ears.
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Fans old and new discuss the state of professional wrestling. Nonsense abounds! Warning: Explicit Language. Not for sensitive ears.

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CJAE 67: G1 Special San Francisco!

7/19/2018
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This week, Captain Jack (@JackHeartless) is on location at the headquarters of WrestleCrate & Lapel Yeah (@LapelYeahPins), Slingshot HQ! He has a sit-down with Daniel & Brownie to compare the TV broadcast of New Japan’s G1 Special in San Francisco to their live experience at the famed Cow Palace. Stay tuned as they discuss continued hygienic concerns at NJPW USA shows, the BC Firing Squad turn, Juice winning the big one in the match of the night, and Takahashi’s horrific injury. Opening...

Duration:01:39:01

340: Extreme Rules 2018 Results

7/18/2018
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Extreme Rules wasn’t exactly extreme (don’t tell that to KO or the ladies of RAW) but it was a pretty solid show overall. My cautious optimism about Bobby Lashley panned out well (for now), two titles changed hands, and we were treated to some new and fun takes on wrestling. Despite Kurt Angle’s lack of testicular anything, we’re moving on to SummerSlam, and as a result - MMA is becoming more prominently featured. Kinda makes you wonder what sort of deals got worked out between UFC and WWE...

Duration:01:52:16

DATES 38: Zapp's Voodoo Heat Potato Chips

7/17/2018
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This week on the DATEScast, Tim makes Derek talk about inciting a Marvel vs DC fan war and receiving aggressive DMs about his opinion on the misuse of shark .PNG files. The duo also recall the beauty of the food in New Orleans, which is quickly giving St. Louis a run for its money for our snacking capital of the United States. We get a little of that spicy flavor from Cajun country with this week's snack, Zapp's New Orleans Kettle Style Voodoo Heat Potato Chips. Featuring: Derek Montilla...

Duration:00:46:01

UNT 53: Ant - Man & The Wasp

7/15/2018
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Get ready for some pint-sized action and small-time laughs as we discuss Ant-Man & the Wasp. Tim fantasizes about that moment from Batman Returns (it’s not what you think – it’s worse), Jared continues his streak of things he hasn’t seen, we learn that Greig’s Luis impression is oddly similar to his Korg and Bryan... well, Bryan was there too. We recorded this one in our miniaturized suitcase podcast studio, added wings and blasters to our super suits and ‘marveled’ over the 20th, yes 20th...

Duration:01:31:17

CJAE 66: Atti-Tuna!

7/13/2018
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This week, Captain Jack (@JackHeartless) sits down for an interview with Knokx Pro's own leader of the Attituna Era, Tuna! She opens up about her uncle getting her invested in pro wrestling at an early age, training with Rikishi and the legendary Anoa'i family, learning the ropes both literally and figuratively, and her upcoming match at Suburban Fight Pro Wrestling (@Suburbanxfight) against Heather Monroe on July 15th in LA. Sponsored by WrestleCrate (@wrestlecrateusa). Opening theme by...

Duration:00:58:33

339: Extreme Rules 2018 Preview

7/11/2018
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Seriously, WWE. Try harder with the graphic design work. Team Friendship is not properly represented in t-shirt form or event posters. But I digress… This week, WWE had a basic go home show in RAW and a bit of a mess (or Teddy Long tribute) in SmackDown. But who cares? Extreme Rules is Sunday! There’s only one Extreme Rules match, a tables match, and a steel cage match — but Pittsburgh is going to get extreme, okay? Featuring: ‘The Mayor of Reseda’ Derek (@cap_kaveman) and Joshua Schlag...

Duration:01:26:12

DATES 37: Gooey Butter Cake

7/10/2018
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This week on the DATEScast, Derek makes inaccurate statements about visibility on the Twitter and Tim escapes the heat of the desert to St. Louis, the new snacking capital of our world. But he didn't come back empty handed. In an effort to continue our 50-Part series, United Cakes of America, Tim brought back this week's snack and local St Louis delicacy, the Gooey Butter Cake. Does this simple cake live up to it's name? Find out of this week's DATES! Featuring: Derek Montilla (@cap_kaveman)...

Duration:00:45:03

UNT 52: Incredibles 2

7/7/2018
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Squeeze into your spandex, forget everything you thought you knew about math, fire up your Incred-i-mobile and get ready to tweet about #thicc, because Episode 52 of our animated little supershow is all about The Incredibles. While we celebrated the growing list of films, television shows and video games that Jared hasn’t gotten around to, our non-super-super trio also manages to pay tribute to the late-great Steve Ditko, compare Incredibles 2 to its predecessor, deliver a stirring public...

Duration:01:35:05

NXT42: 3 - Shoes Off

7/3/2018
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Sprung (@jasprung) and Psyniac (@psyniac_123) run through the past month of NXT programming; detailing the highs and lows of the episodic content, dissecting TakeOver Chicago, discussing the 2018 UK Tournament and deliberating the potential of the new NXT UK brand. Special thanks to Mega Ran (@MegaRan) for the theme music, "O.P.". Like what you hear? Tell a friend! Support us on Patreon! --- SUBSCRIBE in iTunes! --- SUBSCRIBE via Google Play! --- Favorite us in Stitcher! --- Listen via...

Duration:00:55:48

DATES 36: Fire and Freeze Sour Patch Kids

7/2/2018
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This week on the DATEScast, our heroes once again bravely put things in their mouths without knowing what the consequences might be. Even if that snack contains the same heating and cooling elements as your favorite lube. This week, Derek and Tim PER the hell out of Fire and Freeze Sour Patch Kids. Featuring: Derek Montilla (@cap_kaveman) & Tim Agne (@timagne) Music by: Polly Hall & Andrew Barkan, Nelly, and Foreigner Inspired by: Mike and Tom Eat Snacks

Duration:00:50:04

CJAE 62: Underdogs!

6/30/2018
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This week, Captain Jack (@JackHeartless) welcomes writer and director Marcus Reyes (@VisualMMediaGrp) to discuss his upcoming documentary, Underdogs (@underdogsthedoc). Marcus details his journey into the New Jersey independent scene, which led to following the promotion SWF and its wrestlers for a full year, which then gave birth to his 6-part documentary series. The stories about both familiar faces and new ones, both inside and outside of the series, make this a can’t miss episode....

Duration:00:59:20

NXT42: 2 - Crazy in the Bank

5/31/2018
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Sprung (@jasprung) and Psyniac's (@psyniac_123) NXT podcast returns to recap the last four weeks of the WWE's most exciting show including: Ricochet and Velveteen Dream fighting over the spotlight, Aleister Black's background championship reign and the NXT Women's title apparently being taken hostage by an insane person. Special thanks to Mega Ran (@MegaRan) for the theme music, "O.P.".

Duration:00:56:56

MWTM 57: Markin' Out at SSS16

5/30/2018
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On this edition of Minutes with the Mayor, our Pope Benethicc LXIX aka Mark Rios is back from a spiritually fulfilling journey to the United Kingdom for PROGRESS' Super Strong Style 16 tournament. Featuring: 'The Mayor of Reseda' Derek Montilla (@cap_kaveman) & Mark Rios (@ansoniisan) Music by Action Bronson (@actionbronson) & Mark Morrison

Duration:00:48:17

DATES 31: Crudites. Just kidding...more Oreos

5/29/2018
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This week on the DATEScast, the end is near. Tim has taken control and has steered this snack ship right into the mouth of madness at Mondelez International. Our snackologists tried their best to stay pure and wholesome, but some companies have deep pockets. So this week, our heroes become villains as they pick, eat, and rate not one but THREE different flavors of #MyOreoCreation Oreos: Pina Colada, Cherry Cola, & Kettle Corn. Now, we are contractually obligated to add the following: "This...

Duration:00:56:14

333: Shinsuke Counts to Ten

5/28/2018
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The title of this episode is not made in jest. For real. If Shinsuke Nakamura is counting to ten, you are in trouble. On the other hand, if Dana Brooke was counting to ten, you should probably place a bet on Jinder Mahal winning the WWE Championship. Oh, what? That was a thing? Well, wrestling sure is weird, isn’t it? Featuring: ‘The Mayor of Reseda’ Derek (@cap_kaveman), SPRUNG, and Joshua Schlag (@thesteelcage / @schlizzag). Music by The Black Furies, courtesy of Music Alley.

Duration:01:21:30

332: It’s Lana Day!

5/23/2018
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SmackDown is back on top. RAW is hit or miss (mostly miss). Total Bellas is back on the air and Daniel Bryan is the reason to watch. All is right with the world. If you can deal with the RAW stuff. Hell, just skip RAW and listen to us talk about it instead. We’ll keep that part short, I promise. Featuring: ‘The Mayor of Reseda’ Derek (@cap_kaveman) and Joshua Schlag (@thesteelcage / @schlizzag). Music by The Black Furies, courtesy of Music Alley.

Duration:01:30:46

UNT 48: Deadpool 2

5/20/2018
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We're strapping on our parachutes, ignoring the wind advisory and diving mustache-first into our most anticipated No. 2 of the year: Deadpool 2. And we brought drinks to share! Did you know Ryan Reynolds owns Aviation Gin? Our special guest Micah Zahler, a Ryan Reynolds superfan and host of the upcoming Always Parched podcast, crafted us a gin-based version of Deadpool's signature cocktail. We're not embarrassed to say it — it's a SEA BREEZE. Deadpool Sea Breeze 1 oz Aviation Gin 1.25 oz...

Duration:01:39:22

CJAE 61: Who’s #AllIn?

5/17/2018
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Lots to cover this week as Chris (@BrasilianFury) returns to help Captain Jack (@JackHeartless) break down the 3 big happenings at Wrestling Dontaku: the surprise appearance of Chris Jericho smashing Naito, the debut of Taiji Ishimori as Bone Soldier, and the thrilling end of the Okada / Tanahashi rivalry. They also talk about All In, how the quick sellout benefits the entire wrestling business… and how wrestling Twitter could use a heaping spoonful of positivity. Opening theme by Lemi and...

Duration:01:26:44

331: Paychecks and Championships

5/15/2018
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To paraphrase a conversation between Corey Graves and Booker T this week on RAW, wrestlers are motivated by two things: paychecks and championships. Why is it, then, that some wrestlers seem to be wandering aimlessly, neither really entertaining the crowd (putting their jobs in jeopardy) nor going after championships (making them a footnote on every show). Wait, is that what this podcast is about this week? Maybe. Probably not. Why don’t you find out the hard way? Featuring: ‘The Mayor of...

Duration:01:25:25

UNT 47: The Big Lebowski

5/14/2018
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The Big Lebowski is 20 years old, man. So of course we had to give it the Unfunny Nerd Tangent treatment. Much like a urine stained rug, since 1998, The Dude, Walter and Donny have left their indelible mark on movie goers, and we are no different. We gave up honouring Shabbos to record this show, so check it out, or we’re off the bowling team. But, seriously, whether you’re a nihilist, a failed European pop star, a nude artist or even a mysterious, moustachioed Stranger, you’re sure to...

Duration:01:09:48