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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.





That's no moon. On this episode of the DATEScast, Tim invites Derek on a flavorless journey through time and space. Pursued by the Empire's sinister agents,our heroes race home aboard their starship, custodian of the stolen plans that can save their people and restore snacking freedom to the galaxy with this week's snack, Popchips Star Wars Galaxy Puffs. They may not look like much, but do they have it where it counts? Will Tim find Derek's lack of faith disturbing? And what role do GMOs...

Duration: 00:50:19

298: No Mercy 2017 Preview

Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman are going to collide, one-on-one, in Los Angeles, this weekend. I’d make a joke about natural disasters, but it’s probably too soon for that sort of thing. In addition, John Cena and Roman Reigns will be looking to settle their beef, as we all don our multi-colored CeNation gear. The Miz goes toe to toe with Kurt Angle’s son. And finally, the women are all fighting each other because that’s just what WWE does when they get lazy about writing proper...

Duration: 02:00:05

297: Headbutt. Frogsplash.

A few years back, Bill Simmons made reference to modern pro wrestling as “The Reality Era”. I believe WWE is finally learning how to blend the excitement of moments we saw in the last year on Talking Smack with fantastic in-ring action. From EVERYTHING involved with Cena vs Reigns to most things The Miz touches, as well as Kevin Owens and his interactions with the McMahons on SmackDown – it’s been the most engaging and exciting content on WWE programming in a while. More, please! Except...

Duration: 01:34:30

UNT 28: The Defenders

After years of Marvel shows appearing on Netflix, finally, it all led to this. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and their supporting characters all came together to star in The Defenders, what Netflix would describe as their ‘TV Avengers’. Together as the worst incarnation of The Hand since that thing at the end of Cabin in the Woods, Greig, Tim and Jared give their opinions and review this latest ‘grim & gritty’ superhero escapade. Hosted by: ‘Captain Boomerang’ Greig...

Duration: 01:10:00

CJAE 35: Enjoy Every Sandwich

Hot off the heels of PWG’s 2017 edition of The Battle of Los Angeles, Captain Jack (@JackHeartless) has a special interview with Joshua Gavin (@TheLumberJew). They talk about Josh’s time working for WWN, the owners of EVOLVE, SHINE, and FIP, and he shoots on some of the crappy things that can happen – and, as you’ll hear, continue to happen – in the business of professional wrestling. Despite the bad stuff, Josh professes his continued love of the business, thanks to promotions such as...

Duration: 01:21:08

MWTM 50: BOLA 2017

This week, Derek is joined by Jared and Bryan from The Steel Cage Podcast to talk about their annual tradition of attending PWG's Battle of Los Angeles tournament. The guys talk about their favorite matches of the weekend, who truly impressed them, and tips on what to do and not to do when vacationing in Reseda. Oh. And Derek met Ronda Rousey. Featuring: 'The Mayor of Reseda' Derek Montilla (@cap_kaveman), ‘Super Jew’ Jared Robinovitz (@SuperJew75), & 'Pipe Bomb' Bryan Gregston...

Duration: 01:23:41

296: The Four Horsewomen Meet The Four Horsewomen

We made it back, you guys! PWG’s Battle of Los Angeles weekend was a heck of a thing, as per usual. We saw a lot of great wrestling, sweated our asses off, and drank a bunch of Straw-Ber-Ritas. More on that on another episode of the show, though! In this episode, we talk about the beginning and end of RAW… Mostly because those were the best parts of the show (by far!) and well, we had more Mae Young Classic to talk about. From Toni Storm to Dakota Kai, Shayna Baszler to Piper Niven, and...

Duration: 01:58:29

CJAE 34: The Mystical Butthole Powers of Jushin “Thunder” Liger

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla’s BOLA weekend is finally here, and Captain Jack (@JackHeartless) has spared no expense this time around, as he flew his brother David (@DarthCinema) from Boston to LA for the tournament! They talk about what brought David back to pro wrestling after more than 10 years away, the beauty of becoming a fan in the internet age, his excitement over seeing his first-ever live wrestling event, and they run down every announced match for the weekend. Enjoy! Opening music by...

Duration: 00:49:13

295: Sign Jazzy Gabert

RAW was solid. SmackDown, not so much. John Cena is the hero we don’t deserve. Sasha Banks hasn’t lit that fire inside her just yet. The Miz makes great points. Kevin Owens makes even better ones. And of course, it’s a belt, Fandango… not a title. That pretty much wraps up WWE’s Monday and Tuesday lineup. But wait, there’s more! They also released the first round of the Mae Young Classic to the WWE Network. If you haven’t watched it… what are you waiting for? Spoiler alert: Jazzy Gabert...

Duration: 02:08:32

UNT 26: Planet Of The Apes

“Get your stinkin’ paws off me, you damn unfunny nerds!” Right, so that’s how it would have gone had we been in charge of the reboot. Thankfully, we weren’t and The Planet of the Apes Trilogy has grown from leaps to bounds (and that’s just between treetops) to culminate in a near-perfect trilogy not many predicted. Andy Serkis and his performance as Caesar the Ape has captured the hearts of many filmgoers in recent years, and we here at Unfunny Nerd Tangent are no exception. Along with...

Duration: 01:38:51

MWTM 49: NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III

This week, Derek and Mark dive into the latest TakeOver event from NXT in Brooklyn and talk about how NXT has been doing as a brand up to this point. The discussion includes how great the story lines have been, the emergence of new talent, and whether or not Adam Cole and Drew McIntyre feuding with each other is too much beautiful hair for any of us to handle. Featuring: 'The Mayor of Reseda' Derek Montilla (@cap_kaveman) & 'Pope Benethicc the 6th' Mark Rios (@AnsoniiSan) Music by Action...

Duration: 00:56:32

294: SummerSlam 2017 Results

First of all, what the hell is up with all the beach balls, people? Who are you, and what is our purpose on this planet? I hope you meet Cesaro in a dark alley. Secondly, there was a metric ton of wrestling going on in Brooklyn this past weekend. From NXT to SummerSlam, RAW to SmackDown Live, and probably some indie shows sprinkled throughout for good measure – it was a pretty good time. Join us as we relive the excitement of TakeOver III, the occasional (mega) fun of SummerSlam, and the...

Duration: 02:18:00

DATES 07: The 1st Annual DATES Lay's Chip Off

On this episode of the DATEScast, Tim and Derek use their platform to voice very strong opinions about some of the terrible things that have happened this week to further divide this great country and infringe upon the snacking rights of others. Then, they proceed to tear the nation apart with the introduction of a snack civil war between the North and the South with a head to head matchup between Lay's Wavy Fried Green Tomato chips vs Lay's Kettle Everything Bagel with Cream Cheese chips....

Duration: 00:45:56

Greig's Aussie Indy Adventure Part3

Well, it's happened again. All Aussie. All the time. This time, Greig returned to IPW Australia on the Gold Coast, QLD to interview three of Australia's hottest rising independent wrestling stars - newly crowned IPW Heavyweight Champion 'Youngblood' Jesse Love, IPW Unified Champion Sledgehammer & the mysterious and recently unmasked Bojack of Order 66. Hosted by: 'Captain Boomerang' Greig Tansley. Music by INXS.

Duration: 00:31:12

TSC 293: #Summerslam Preview

IT'S TIME FOR HASHTAG SUMMERSLAM! And much like Sprung does with any woman, #Summerslam came early on this week's RAW. We take a look at a really good week in WWE TV, including some shocking moments on both RAW and Smackdown leading up to Hashtag Summerslam, and a look at the card itself. Who will come out on top? We honestly have no idea. Featuring: 'The Mayor of Reseda' Derek Montilla (@cap_kaveman), 'Super Jew' Jared Robinivitz (@SuperJew75), 'The Beast from the Middle East' Darrell...

Duration: 02:20:11

UNT 25: Iron Fist review / Defenders preview

Sorry, kids… life sometimes gets in the way. Despite circumstances beyond our control interrupting our plans for a Planet of the Apes Trilogy show, we here at Unfunny Nerd Tangent refused to deny you guys an episode, so Episode 25 became an impromptu review of the Marvel Netflix series Iron Fist, with a preview of things to come in the forthcoming Defenders mini-series. So please enjoy our detour to K’un-Lun as we delve into what many critics saw as Marvel’s first serious misstep, while we...

Duration: 01:15:12

TSC 291: Top Guys...OUT! (3 to 6 weeks)

Josh has abandoned us all for the next two weeks for a west coast wilderness road trip, but we still hold it down in his absence discussing all of the happenings in the pro graps world. This week, Bayley and Scott Dawson (Fuck the Revival) are both out for Summerslam, more Lucha Underground talent show up in GFW, and Disco Inferno is a pervy douche. Ahhhhh...wrestling. All this plus our RAW and Smackdown discussion, the Summerslam card coming together, and more. Featuring: 'The Mayor of...

Duration: 01:37:29

CJAE 32: G1 Climax, Nights 7-12!

Captain Jack (@JackHeartless) & Sleeve Assassin (@SleeveAssassin) return to talk their Top 5 match from Nights 7-12 of the G1 Climax!

Duration: 01:53:37

DATES 06: Ants (Marching) On A Log

On this episode of the DATEScast, the constant snacking variations and novelties have made our heroes Derek and Tim long for a simpler time when snacking was wholesome, healthy, and not about name brand recognition. This journey led our snackologists down a dark path of discovery about bands their wives made them hate to the doorway of the classic childhood snack, Ants on a Log. Spoiler Alert: Tim hates celery. Featuring: Derek Montilla (@cap_kaveman) & Tim Agne (@timagne) Music by: Polly...

Duration: 00:46:17

291: Is Cena Okay? Is Bayley Okay?

Man, I love getting worked. But I hate when the wrestlers I love to watch actually get injured. Time will tell how this week shakes out. Regardless, RAW was fine but 100% skippable. SmackDown Live brought it, as expected. KO / AJ again? Cena / Nakamura for the first time ever? And heyyy Chad Gable! Yassssss!! Featuring: Joshua Schlag (@thesteelcage / @schlizzag), ‘The Mayor of Reseda’ Derek (@cap_kaveman), ‘Super Jew’ Jared (@SuperJew75), and ‘The Beast from the Middle East’ Darrell...

Duration: 01:22:38

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