Big, If True

E40: Pro Wrestling Conspiracies

November 5, 2018

The professional wrestling industry dates back to the 1800's, where travelling carnivals built on traditional strongman acts. Despite the modernization of the wrestling industry, many of its carnival roots can still be observed through the many hucksters, cheats, and opportunists working within it. We cover a small sample of pro wrestling's less savory stories, including the shady events surrounding the death of Bruiser Brody, writer Vince Russo's alleged role as a double agent, and the possibility that "Macho Man" Randy Savage had a secret affair with his bosses teenage daughter.

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Intro/Disclaimer: Josh McLellan

Music: Be a Man by Macho Man Randy Savage