Ahh, wrestling. Call it scripted, call it “fake,” call it a guilty pleasure, call it what you will. But the world of professional wrestling has been near and dear to my heart since I was six years old. It was 30 years ago that I first discovered WWF and NWA television and I never looked back. Despite some jaded criticism on my part, it’s safe to say I’m always going to tune in to see what happens next. I’ve come this far…why turn it off now, right?
Now, granted, the product is not what is used to be (something I spoke about very candidly in this session of Over a Couple of Beers). I can’t say I have all the answers on what may make it better, but maybe that’s because WWE keeps changing all the questions on me. Little homage to Rowdy Roddy Piper there…but I digress. I think 30 years of loyal fandom gives me some say on what could keep things fresh.
But seriously, as good as it once was or not, it still piques my interest. And it piques the interest of my friends on this podcast as well. I’m joined once again by my co-host Jason Collins and the power couple of Meg and James Evans as we get ready for pro wrestling’s Super Bowl, Wrestlemania. We used our little podcast to talk about the world of wrestling, make some predictions about the huge show going down on Sunday, April 3rd, and, as it always seems to go when the four of us get together in front of the mics, we got wrapped up in typical beer shenanigans.
Whether you’re into wrestling or not, this show is a good listen. You’ll get to hear about our first tastes of the Pink Boots Society’s Big Boots Gose that will be making its official debut TONIGHT at 6:00pm at Rock Bottom in The Waterfront. They’ll also be hosting a chili cookoff as part of the festivities. A $5 suggested donation is asked so you can try all the chilis in the house and vote on your favorite.
You can listen to Over a Couple of Beers below or, as recommended in the past, in the car. You’re on the go, stuck in traffic…why not fill your ears with beer talk instead of cursing someone out for their lack of merging skills? That said, subscribe to Over a Couple of Beers on iTunes and Stitcher and take our podcast with you wherever you go.
*Thanks to WWE, Flo Rida, and Spacehog for providing a couple of the music clips heard at various points in the show.