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Nick loves wrestling. Stephen hates wrestling. Join us every week for You Should Love Wrestling, a podcast where Nick Gligor and a special guest try to convince Stephen Perlstein to love professional wrestling. From the greatest classics and even some clunkers, they tackle matches and promos from WWE, WWF, WCW, NJPW, NXT, ROH, Lucha Underground and beyond, all in an effort to create another pro wrestling fanatic.

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This week, the boys welcome actor, writer and comedian Nick Pettigrew (Hooch @ Nerdist) to talk all about a match that Nick Gligor has wanted to show Stephen for a while now: the famous 2014 gimmick match and spotfest known as WeeLC - aka the completely miniaturized version of a TLC match that pitted 3MB’s pal Hornswoggle against Los Matadores’ bull buddy El Torito. Also, discussions about th...
This week, the boys welcome writer and producer Sean Spencer (“The 5th Quarter” on go90, Haymaker) to the show to talk all about the colossal sequel match-up between Kazuchika Okada and Kenny Omega - once again for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship and this time emanating from NJPW’s Dominion 6.11 event in Osaka, Japan. And, everyone finds out that Stephen has nearly no recollection of seein...
In this week’s episode, returning guest Dan Black (Comedians of Wrestling Podcast, Adam Ruins Everything) shows up in his best officially licensed Roman Reigns vest to talk all about John Cena and AJ Style’s highly praised WWE Championship match from the 2017 Royal Rumble. Also, everyone takes a look back at AJ Style's phenomenal WWE debut one year before at the 2016 Rumble. Also, discussions ...
This week, actor and comedian Mike Carlson (Podcast the Ride (coming soon!), Tournament of Nerds @ UCB) stops by the show to talk about the 2014 Career vs Title match that pitted friends Sami Zayn and Adrian Neville against each other for the NXT Championship at the highly acclaimed NXT TakeOver: R Evolution special. Also, everyone discusses the bookends of the show involving Kevin Owens - both hi...
Jesse Klein takes a break from his endless quest to find the meaning of jazz to try to convince Stephen to love wrestling with the match that’s meant to steal the show, TLC II: Edge & Christian vs The Hardy Boyz vs The Dudley Boyz from WrestleMania X-Seven. Jesse points out all the great set up being done in this match how it’s true team work the whole way through, which includes the story...
The time has come once again for the grandaddy of ‘em all: IT’S REQUESTLEMANIA V: THE REQUESTENING! Just as they did in previous editions, Nick and Stephen watch and discuss matches submitted by you, the fans! Topics in this episode include the break-up and feud between Enzo and Cass, the WWE World Championship match between Roman Reigns and Sheamus at TLC 2015, plus much more. And, the boys read some fan emails, which leads to discussions about Reigns, Scott Hall, Sting, Bret Hart, WCW and many others. For full show notes, including links to watch matches, go to BoardwalkAudi...
Leroy Patterson returns, and dives right in to the pile of thumbtacks that is Stephen’s opinions. First we watch Leroy’s wrestling debut, Leroy (RCG) vs Vic Grimes at XPW. Then we watch back to back clips of The Ultimate Warrior kicking ass, first demolishing The Honky Tonk Man, then totally no-selling The Pedigree. And, we finish the clips with a Giant Octopus attack from Leroy’s current wr...
This week, the boys welcome writer, comedian and old pal Adam McCabe (Bangarang @ UCB, Detective Detective Detective) to the show to examine an individual that proves to be a truly confounding enigma for Stephen: the luchador enmascarado La Parka. From his over-the-top ring entrance set to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” to getting squashed by Goldberg in WCW and even punching a fan, the chosen clips are just a little too much for Stephen to handle, let alone comprehend. Plus, Adam also talks about how good La Parka is at selling the comedy in his matches and segments - including compar...
In this week’s episode, Nick and Stephen welcome writer and actor Ben Rodgers (Workaholics, Action Boyz, Hollywood Masterclass) to the show to talk about ECW, with the main highlight being the absolutely bonkers Scaffold Match between Tommy Dreamer and Brian Lee from ECW High Incident 1996. Plus, Stephen gets a sampling of other key crazy ECW moments including the infamous chair throwing inciden...
This week, Nick and Stephen welcome actor and writer Jesse Esparza (Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, Extra Extra) to the show to talk all about his favorite wrestler: Trish Stratus! Everyone takes a detailed look at Trish’s career including clips of her debut, some of her best matches, the hurdles she had to overcome (including the “We want Puppies!” chant), the perception of women’s wrestling, main eventing RAW, her exit from WWE and much more. Also, Nick fills in the blanks for Stephen when it comes to Lita, Mickie James, The Kat/Miss Kitty, Test, Albert, The Hardyz and William Rega...