The Great American Bash “Jake The Snake Roberts is Donald Trump’s Favorite Wrestler”
August 26, 2016

The Great American Bash "Jake The Snake Roberts is Donald Trump's Favorite Wrestler"

A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee.

We open with Jake "The Snake" Roberts' run-in with a former Mrs. Trump. See Jake on Friday, August 26 at Baltimore Soundstage.

Will the Trump Network cost $9.99?

The Melania defamation suit follows a proud tradition of Trump and wrestling lawsuits.

Trump's version of inner cities sounds a lot like the "WarZone" idea of cities.

Remember Cryme Tyme?

Nigel Farage = Eric Bischoff

What's in Julian Assange's lock box? Will it bring down Hillary? What was in Shane McMahon's lock box? Would it have brought down Vince?

We spend less than 16 minutes recapping the 16 hours of WWE programming since our last episode.

In Blue States, we still root for AJ Styles. In Red States, kids are part of Cena Nation.

Finn Bálor = Jeb Bush

Carmella = Ted Cruz

"Talking Smack" is must-see TV.

The Miz = Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump Campaign CEO Steve Bannon = Stone Cold Steve Austin

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The Great American Bash “Says Who?”
August 19, 2016

The Great American Bash "Says Who?"

A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee.

Will Putin re-appear at SummerSlam?

Alt-right media?

"Says who?" is the new "What?"

A face turn?

Gawker with after the wrong guy brother.

Paige, Eva, Del Rio = Team PED

“Some say Stephanie McMahon started the Diva's Revolution...”

Summerslam preview

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The Great American Bash “The Worldwide Leader in Sports Entertainment”
August 12, 2016
Live at The Wonderland Ballroom with Jason Dick, Jessy Morner-Ritt, Haywood Turnipseed Jr, The Galaxy Electric
August 10, 2016
The Great American Bash “The Election Is Rigged. The Olympics Are Rigged.”
August 4, 2016
The Great American Bash “It’s Even Sadder In The ECW Arena”
July 29, 2016
The Great American Bash “From the Home of ECW”
July 28, 2016

The Great American Bash "From The Home of ECW"

A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee.

Brandon reports live from the Democratic National Convention.

Chris went to Battleground.

Trump talks about his WWE inspired entrance on "Meet The Press."
Remember when Lana dedicated matches to Putin?

Debbie Wasserman Schultz is Hulk Hogan.

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The Great American Bash “The Ted Cruz Heel Turn”
July 22, 2016

The Great American Bash "The Ted Cruz Heel Turn"

A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee.

Brandon reports live from the Republican National Convention.

Quick hits: Nazis, Lucifer and Hulk Hogan.

Piper’s Pit with Linda McMahon. We talk to Linda McMahon on the floor of the RNC.

Ted Cruz is the Ultimate Warrior of the GOP.

Piper’s Pit with Ted Cruz’s campaign manager Jeff Roe.

Mark Cuban delivers a billionaire bitch slap

Here’s when Mark Cuban went through a table on "Raw."

Here’s what Patrick Clark looks like.

Here’s Cesaro’s entire “shoot” interview.

Here’s the article about Heath Slater we discuss.

Here’s a good piece about “Loose Cannon” Brian Pillman.

We’re Paul Heyman Guys.

Battleground preview.

Piper’s Pit with Dolph Ziggler. We talk to The Showoff on the floor of the RNC.

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The Great American Bash “Worked Into A Shoot”
July 20, 2016

The Great American Bash "Worked Into A Shoot"

A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee.

Brandon reports live from the Republican National Convention

Trump enters the RNC like The Undertaker.

Bill Clinton did it first.

Eric Andre crashes the RNC.

A few hours ago, Eric Andre was either being scolded or tended to where media enters the floor at the #rnc #BYTRNC

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Dana White, not unhinged.

Not the fight promoter I thought I'd see at the #RNCinCLE #BYTRNC

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Here’s the angle with Scott Baio and TNA’s Eric Young.

Here are the Duck Dynasty guys with TNA’s Kurt Angle.

Here’s Jay Lethal out-Flairing Ric Flair on TNA.

Here’s the soap actress making this into the TNA convention.

The RNC counter-convention will be at the ECW Arena.

Brock is probably done in UFC.

Breaking down the WWE Draft.

Here’s the list of old wrestlers suing the WWE.

Enzo Amore explains it all.

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The Great American Bash “Brock Lives Matter”
July 15, 2016

The Great American Bash "Brock Lives Matter"

A podcast about the intersections of the worlds of professional wresting and presidential politics hosted by Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee.

Brock Lesnar unites a divided nation at UFC 200.

John Cena is America and an excellent ESPYS host.

Hillary Clinton gets support from Bret Hart Bernie Sanders.

Donald Trump's VP and WWE's Stephanie McMahon have their own versions of 9/11.

Here's the audio from Chris and Brandon's talk at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

Here's the Washington Post article we mention about a potentially contested convention.

Here's the Vice article Chris wrote about WWE.

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Live at the Hungry Brain with Mending, Esmeralda Leon, Kevin Brody, Melody Kamali
July 8, 2016

Live at the Hungry Brain with Mending, Esmeralda Leon, Kevin Brody, Melody Kamali

Mending for music

Esmeralda Leon for co-host

Kevin Brody for arguing and grieving

Melody Kamali for stand up

The Hungry Brain for venue

Chicago for city

Live at The Wonderland Ballroom with Run Come See, Natalie McGill, Allison Lane, Haywood Turnipseed Jr, Norm Quarrinton
July 7, 2016
Royal Rumble (1988) with Chris Kelly
July 5, 2016

Royal Rumble (1988) with Chris Kelly

We watched and reviewed every WrestleMania. To fill our Mania void, we turned to the Royal Rumble.

Jesse "The Body" Ventura is great.

Live at the Kennedy Center with Susan Davis, Norm Quarrinton, Haywood Turnipseed Jr, Allison Lane, Baby Bry Bry
July 1, 2016

Live at the Kennedy Center with Susan Davis, Norm Quarrinton, Haywood Turnipseed Jr, Allison Lane, Baby Bry Bry

Susan Davis from NPR for congress

Norm Quarrinton for stand up

Haywood Turnipseed Jr. for Color Commentary

Allison Lane for co-host

Baby Bry Bry for house band

Kennedy Center for venue

Washington, D.C. for city

Liza Treyger
June 30, 2016

Liza Treyger

Ethics in comedy. Ugh. That sounds so boring. It's not boring. Liza is great and I've known her for 7 years so it sounds like two people that have been friends for 7 years having fun talking with each other.

Cuba with Armando Gallardo
June 28, 2016

Cuba with Armando Gallardo

Photojournalist Armando Gallardo recently spent 3 months reporting from Cuba.

Armando is old friend and an excellent photographer. Regardless of your interest in Cuba, this episode is worth a listen.

Announcement: Smithsonian National Museum of American History and Kennedy Center Videos
June 25, 2016
You, Me, Them, Everybody at the Kennedy Center
June 24, 2016

Recorded June 23, 2016. Watch it here.

“Politicians Are Professional Wrestlers” or “Donald Trump is a Professional Wrestler”
June 22, 2016

By Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee
Recorded Saturday, June 18 at The Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Meeting a Goldberg with Meredith Kachel
June 17, 2016

Meeting a Goldberg with Meredith Kachel

Meredith did TV last night and met a Goldberg.

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