The World According To Wrestling

Sinopse

A project exploring characters and stereotypes in wrestling featuring interviews with professional wrestlers and celebrity fans, hosted by Dan Higgins.

Episódios

  • S2 Episode 6: Creative

    S2 Episode 6: Creative

    29/10/2017 Duração: 47min

    The guests in this episode are former WWE writer Court Bauer, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Brad Maddox and Ryan Satin. In the wrestling writer's room, you're often damned if you do and damned if you don't. So who are these people? How are the shows written? And what is the life of a wrestling writer like? In the final episode of series 2, we explore the creative process. The World According To Wrestling is hosted by Dan Higgins and produced by Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Dan Higgins and Ben Higgs. The show was edited by Danny Smith and mixed by Will Berger. The visual identity is by The design practice of James Lunn and the illustrations are from the pen of Paul Cooper. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam.

  • S2 Episode 5: National Identity

    S2 Episode 5: National Identity

    15/10/2017 Duração: 56min

    The guests in this episode are Rikishi, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Neville, Dave Meltzer and Court Bauer. Throughout it's history, wrestling has churned out all sorts of overt national stereotypes. Everything from the heroic all Americans and evil Russians to British kings, Irish leprechauns and Samoan wildmen. How do the wrestlers playing these characters feel? And has the industry moved on? Let's find out. The World According To Wrestling is hosted by Dan Higgins and produced by Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Dan Higgins and Ben Higgs. The show was edited by Danny Smith and mixed by Will Berger. The visual identity is by The design practice of James Lunn and the illustrations are from the pen of Paul Cooper. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam.

  • S2 Episode 4: Dirt Sheets

    S2 Episode 4: Dirt Sheets

    01/10/2017 Duração: 48min

    The guests in this episode are Dave Meltzer, Ryan Satin and Abbey Arthur. As a journalist, how do you cover wrestling? As a sport, a TV show or both? Is it reported for real? What is this world and who occupies it? Let's find out. The World According To Wrestling is hosted by Dan Higgins and produced by Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Dan Higgins and Ben Higgs. The show was edited by Danny Smith and mixed by Will Berger. The visual identity is by The design practice of James Lunn and the illustrations are from the pen of Paul Cooper. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam.

  • S2 Episode 3: Trump

    S2 Episode 3: Trump

    17/09/2017 Duração: 44min

    The guests in this episode are Court Bauer, Sam Adonis, Dave Meltzer and Heather Bandenburg. Did the President of the United States use wrestling as a dress rehearsal for his political career? How was the character of "Donald Trump" written and what legacy did he leave behind in wrestling? Let's dive deep into the politics. The World According To Wrestling is hosted by Dan Higgins and produced by Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Dan Higgins and Ben Higgs. The show was edited by Danny Smith and mixed by Will Berger. The visual identity is by The design practice of James Lunn and the illustrations are from the pen of Paul Cooper. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam.

  • S2 Episode 2: British

    S2 Episode 2: British

    03/09/2017 Duração: 58min

    The guests in this episode are Paul "Triple H" Levesque, Finn Balor, Neville, William Regal, Dave Meltzer, Klondyke Kate, Andy Quildan, Robbie Brookside, Court Bauer, Ryan Satin and Fred Dinenage. The World Of Sport, the fresh new brands that make up the UK scene and what WWE did next. The World According To Wrestling is hosted by Dan Higgins and produced by Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Dan Higgins and Ben Higgs. The visual identity is by The design practice of James Lunn and the illustrations are from the pen of Paul Cooper. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam.

  • S2 Episode 1: Intergender

    S2 Episode 1: Intergender

    21/08/2017 Duração: 57min

    The guests in this episode are Bob Zmuda, Klondyke Kate, Abbey Laith, Kris Levin, Andy Quildan and Dave Meltzer. Intergender wrestling. Men wrestling women. Does it still happen? Is it empowering? Does it encourage domestic violence? And what does Andy Kaufman have to do with it all? Let's explore. The World According To Wrestling is hosted by Dan Higgins and produced by Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Dan Higgins and Ben Higgs. The visual identity is by The design practice of James Lunn and the illustrations are from the pen of Paul Cooper. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam. Thanks also to: Andy Spratley, Hannah Bambridge, Gemma Thérèse Pearce and Alasdair Davies.

  • S1 Episode 7: Kurt Angle

    S1 Episode 7: Kurt Angle

    23/03/2016 Duração: 28min

    In one of his most open and candid interviews in recent years, Kurt Angle speaks to The World According To Wrestling about a potential return to WWE, the drug problems in the past, how WWE deals with injuries now, what he thinks of Gable and Jordan, Shane McMahon, the different phases of his career and lots more. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam. Thanks to Kurt Angle, Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Vicky Thomas, Paul Cooper, Alasdair Davies, Andy Spratley and Amer Chadha-Patel.

  • S1 Episode 6: John Morrison

    S1 Episode 6: John Morrison

    10/03/2016 Duração: 32min

    Former WWE superstar John Morrison - known as Johnny Mundo in Lucha Underground - talks about the crossover between film and wrestling, live screen-testing of his character name in WWE, where he thinks the real revolution in women’s wrestling is happening, who he'd like to wrestle, and the future of Lucha Underground. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam. Thanks to John Morrison, Rob Brandon, Danny Smith, Ben Higgs, Vicky Thomas, Paul Cooper, Alasdair Davies, Andy Spratley and Amer Chadha-Patel.

  • S1 Episode 5: Bill DeMott

    S1 Episode 5: Bill DeMott

    17/02/2016 Duração: 39min

    Bill DeMott, former Head Trainer at NXT and WWE's Performance Center - and WWE, WCW and ECW superstar - talks about the training process, character development, women's wrestling, breakout stars and lots more. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam. Thanks to Bill DeMott, Rob Brandon, Danny Smith, Ben Higgs, Vicky Thomas, Paul Cooper, Alasdair Davies, Andy Spratley and Amer Chadha-Patel.

  • S1 Episode 4: Erin Angel

    S1 Episode 4: Erin Angel

    17/01/2016 Duração: 28min

    Top UK women's wrestler Erin Angel talks about her attempts to get a WWE contract, fellow UK women’s wrestler Paige’s success, sexism in the industry, the Divas revolution and why she thinks Chyna should be in the WWE Hall of Fame. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam. Thanks to Erin Angel, Max Landis, Jeff Jarrett, Jayson Paul, Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Vicky Thomas, Paul Cooper, Alasdair Davies, Andy Spratley and Amer Chadha-Patel.

  • S1 Episode 3: Jeff Jarrett

    S1 Episode 3: Jeff Jarrett

    22/12/2015 Duração: 17min

    Jeff Jarrett, former WCW World Champion and six-time WWE Intercontinental Champion - and founder of both TNA and Global Force Wrestling - talks about gender, race, how characters connect with audiences, starting a wrestling promotion and lots more. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam. Thanks to Jeff Jarrett, Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Vicky Thomas, Paul Cooper, Alasdair Davies, Andy Spratley and Amer Chadha-Patel.

  • S1 Episode 2: JTG

    S1 Episode 2: JTG

    04/12/2015 Duração: 22min

    JTG (real name Jayson Paul), one half of the former WWE tag team Cryme Tyme, talks about representations of race in wrestling, glass ceilings, Hulk Hogan and lots more. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam. Thanks to Jayson Paul, Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Vicky Thomas, Paul Cooper, Alasdair Davies, Andy Spratley, Max Landis and Amer Chadha-Patel.

  • S1 Episode 1: Max Landis

    S1 Episode 1: Max Landis

    18/11/2015 Duração: 41min

    Max Landis, creator of Wrestling Isn’t Wrestling, and screenwriter of Chronicle, American Ultra and Victor Frankenstein, talks about race, sexuality, gender, glass ceilings, politics, national identity and more. In fact, he talks about pretty much everything. Original music in this episode by WeAmSam. Thanks to Max Landis, Danny Smith, Rob Brandon, Vicky Thomas, Paul Cooper, Alasdair Davies, Andy Spratley and Amer Chadha-Patel.

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