“The Donald vs. Very Fake News”
February 17, 2017

I wrote this for Roll Call: "The Donald vs. Very Fake News: The president’s solo news conference went exactly the way he wanted"

The Great American Bash “The McMahon Trump Festival of Friendship”
February 16, 2017

The Great American Bash "The McMahon Trump Festival of Friendship"

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

Will Rusev, aka Russia, crush Trump?

Sami Zayn understands the Trump Administration is just suffering from some light treason.

The Donald's press conferences are longer than Smackdown Live and shorter than RAW.

Linda McMahon is officially part of the 45th POTUS administration.

The Festival of Friendship is the greatest RAW segment of all time.

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The Great American Bash “In Germany, Elimination Chamber is No Escape”
February 10, 2017

The Great American Bash "In Germany, Elimination Chamber is No Escape"

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

Disarray in TrumpLand.

Is Elizabeth Warren part of the Women's Revolution? Is Mitch McConnell trying to swerve dems?

In Germany, the Elimination Chamber is not called Elimination Chamber.

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The Great American Bash “John Cena has been against the Muslim Ban since 2015”
February 4, 2017

The Great American Bash "John Cena has been against the Muslim Ban since 2015"

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

Read Brandon's op-ed for Roll Call: "Cory Booker's Bear Hug."

John Cena has been against the Muslim Ban since 2015.

Sami Zayn is the most interesting WWE Superstar on Twitter.

Someone that went AWOL won the Rumble for the second time.

This was the XFL, according to the XFL's son.

Alternative facts are still real to me: Bowling Green Massacre.

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“Cory Booker’s Bear Hug”
February 3, 2017

I wrote this for Roll Call: "Cory Booker's Bear Hug: New Jersey Democrat shows Team McMahon love, until voting time"

- See more at: http://www.rollcall.com/news/opinion/62327-2#sthash.z7ZQwfyl.dpuf

The Great American Bash “The McMahon-Helmsleys Go To Washington”
January 25, 2017

The Great American Bash "The McMahon-Helmsleys Go To Washington"

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

American carnage vs Capital Carnage.

John Cena and Seth Rollins support the Women's March.

Triple H and Stephanie McMahon got shout outs from Cory Booker at Linda McMahon's SBA hearing.

Alternative facts are still real to me, dammit!

Elections have consequences.

Royal Rumble predictions.

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The Great American Bash “Martin Luther King Jr. is Vince McMahon’s Hero”
January 18, 2017

The Great American Bash "Martin Luther King Jr. is Vince McMahon's Hero"

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

Trump vs. Civil Rights hero John Lewis

Trump declares NATO OBSOLETE!

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is dead. He probably murdered that lady. Vince probably helped him get away with murder.

Kurt Angle is an American hero.

Trump hates The Today Show. Cena occasionally co-hosts The Today Show.

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Live at The Wonderland Ballroom with Katherine Jessup, Philippa Hughes, Morgan H West, Allison Lane, Haywood Turnipseed Jr
January 13, 2017
The Great American Bash “The Golden Era”
January 12, 2017

The Great American Bash "The Golden Era"

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

Welcome to The Golden Era.

Austin Aries and Mauro Ranallo know how to shower down compliments.

The United States Champion is perfect and Canadian.

JeriKO or OBiden?

Corey Booker is not Dusty Rhodes.

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Live at The Hungry Brain with Liza Treyger, Fran Hoepfner, Cleveland Anderson
January 9, 2017

Live at The Hungry Brain with Liza Treyger, Fran Hoepfner, Cleveland Anderson

Esmeralda Leon for co-host

Liza Treyger for Shiprocked prep

Fran Hoepfner for funny writing

Cleveland Anderson for sincere X-Pac love

Jeremy Tromburg for house band

The Hungry Brain for venue

Chicago, Il for city

The Great American Bash “La Luchadora is La Luchadora”
January 5, 2017

The Great American Bash "La Luchadora is La Luchadora"

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

Is the House Ethics Office the political version of Wrestler's Court?

La Luchadora is La Luchadora. Trump is Trump.

Maybe Ellsworth is more than meets the eye. Exploring gender politics on Smackdown Live.

The Miz = Alex Jones = Ultimate Warrior.

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Ubi Est Mea with Derek Dziak
January 4, 2017

Derek Dziak was a Chicagoan filmmaker, actor, radio play host, musician and newlywed. This week he passed away at the age of 33. Please consider donating to the GoFundMe for his widow.

The Great American Bash “Goodbye, Chyna”
December 31, 2016

The Great American Bash "Goodbye, Chyna"

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

Buy our book!

When they go low, Stephanie McMahon goes high.

Trump's NYE Tweet was the best heel Tweet of 2016.

RIP, Chyna.

Rhyno Santa doesn't believe in unions.

WrestleMania and Royal Rumble predictions, hopes, fears.

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The Great American Bash “Moscow Screwjob”
December 14, 2016

The Great American Bash "Moscow Screwjob"

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

Read our Slate piece.

Nothing changes until Trump gets X-Pac heat.

Booker T for mayor.

The New Day represents Black Excellence.

Michael Cole liked Cena's Trump impression.

Tribute to the Troops is fantastic. A soldier that was dishonorably discharged went over a group with American in their name.

Will Matt Hardy delete TNA? The Wyatt's? America?

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“Heel in Chief”
December 9, 2016

Chris Kelly and I wrote this for Slate: "Heel in Chief: No wonder Trump wants a WWE magnate in his administration. He and pro wrestling go way back."

The Great American Bash “A McMahon in The White House”

The Great American Bash "A McMahon in The White House"

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

A McMahon will be in The White House, The Rock is People's Sexiest Man and John Cena is hosting Saturday Night Live. What a time to be alive!

Buy our book.

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Behind the Desk 145: The Most Important SNL of 2016
December 7, 2016

John Cena hosts Saturday Night Live this weekend. It will be the most interesting episode of the year. 

Live at The Wonderland Ballroom with Allison Lane, Valerie Perry, Max Wolfson, Haywood Turnipseed Jr
December 6, 2016

Live at The Wonderland Ballroom with Allison Lane, Valerie Perry, Max Wolfson, Haywood Turnipseed Jr.

We've been doing this for 8 years.

Allison Lane for co-host

Valerie Perry for getting outside

Max Wolfson for jokes

Haywood Turnipseed Jr for "Color Commentary"

The Wonderland Ballroom for venue

Washington, D.C. for city

Behind the Desk 144: Why I’m the Devil
December 5, 2016
Behind the Desk 143: I’m the Devil
December 2, 2016

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