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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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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...
In this week’s episode, Nick and Stephen are joined by guest Greg David Jones (Tournament of Nerds, Comedy Bang Bang, Funny Or Die) to discuss many of the “Infamous Incidents” - including the Fingerpoke of Doom - that led to the decline and eventual downfall of WCW. Also, everyone discusses Goldberg, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Vince Russo, Hulk Hogan, the Monday Night Wars, contracts, backstage...
Nick and Stephen’s old pal Eric Moneypenny (The Eric Andre Show, The Midnight Show, AOK) joins as a guest to examine an all-time great angle from 1985 Mid-South Wrestling that culminated in the double turn of both Dick Murdoch and Ted DiBiase; a story that also weaved Ric Flair, Butch Reed, Dick Slater and many others into its crosshairs. Also, Eric talks about growing up in North Carolina and h...
Brian James O’Connell (Bloodsucking Bastards, Dr. God, The Pack Theater) comes on the show to discuss the rivalry between the Garvins and The Midnight Express, A feud very near and dear to his heart that spanned over a number of years throughout many of the Southern wrestling territories. Then, everyone talks about the roles that nostalgia and mythology play in wrestling and how easy it may or m...
Lindsay Stidham (Welcome to the Clambake, Play Nice) joins the show to talk all about the power of “Twin Magic” in wrestling by examining clips of the Bella Twins, The Usos and more. Also, Lindsay explains her experiences as a fairly new fan to wrestling, including her first event at PWG. Then, Nick tries to sell Stephen on PWG and the wonderfully dingy American Legion in Reseda, CA that hosts...
In this week’s episode, the boys welcome actor, comedian and pro wrestling manager Jon Allen (Freakshow Wrestling, Playstation’s “Pain”) to the show to discuss one of the greatest matches of all time: the WrestleMania III bout between Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat and “Macho Man” Randy Savage, which ends up threading together many previous matches and clips Stephen has seen in the p...
In anticipation of Netflix’s upcoming scripted series GLOW, this week Nick and Stephen welcome Katie Willert (After Hours on Cracked.com, E! Network) to the show to discuss the 2012 documentary ”GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling" and examine the now defunct, all female 80s wrestling show. Also, everyone talks about where many of the wrestlers are now and their individual stor...
In this week’s episode, the boys welcome Joseph Porter (Conan, Ugly Betty, Quick and Funny Musicals) to the show to talk all about The Undertaker’s obsession with Stephanie McMahon, and the insane segments that came out of it including instances of sacrifices, an over-the-top kidnapping, a dark wedding and more. Also, Joe reveals how he tried to go by “Seph” for a while, which leads to Ste...
5! 5! 5! Guest Ronnie Adrian (Key & Peele, Comedy Bang Bang, White Women) brings a Scattershot Smörgåsbord of clips, all focusing on Ronnie’s favorite wrestling performances including Steve Austin returning to RAW to stun the Alliance, Ric Flair’s “What Dreams Are Made Of” speech, and much more. And… for some reason, Stephen likes it?! Also, everyone talks about the commitment wres...