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Tights and Fights is the podcast that covers pro-wrestling with the sincerity and hilarity that it deserves. Every week, hosts Hal Lublin, Danielle Radford and Lindsey Kelk make sense of the chaos that is the world of sports-entertainment. Whether it's the latest headlines, a cultural analysis of an old angle or a debate about which wrestler has the best merch, Tights and Fights will examine every corner of the squared-circle for your enjoyment.
 
What is the dumbest show you can imagine? This award-winning show may be dumber. It has no content. No format. Yet it's going on ten years of delighting hundreds of thousands of people. It's been an iTunes editors choice, and Rolling Stone picked it as one of the world's best comedy podcasts. It's light in the dark, comfort in the cold and a penguin in the pants (long story). Join hosts Jesse Thorn (NPR's Bullseye) and Jordan Morris (Comedy Central's @Midnight) and a celebrity guest on a rau ...
 
This portable podcast is hosted by Gavin Watson. A British Army veteran of 16 years, who is talking to other military veterans, allowing them to share their stories and experiences. This podcast will give non-military personnel the chance to gain a better understanding of military life and gain an insight into what the transition back to civilian life can be like. These strong individuals may inspire, after dealing with diversity, resilience and possibly life changing injuries or illnesses. ...
 
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Sing that song in your heart and listen to the roar of the crowd, it’s another episode of Tights and Fights! Musician James Durbin joins us once again! And this time he’s got a new album coming out very soon. And it features a certain wrestling legend… Plus, he’ll tell us about how this show influenced his music his music career in a massive way. A…
 
Sharpen your swords and groom your beards, it’s another episode of Tights and Fights There’s also a lot of title news to get to this week: Kenny Omega and Jon Moxley will once again wrestle for the AEW World Championship. Has the company put Kenny on the right path to gain our unabashed cheers? Plus, on RAW and NXT, Drew McIntyre and Io Shirai emer…
 
Cody Ziglar (She-Hulk on D+, The Dark Weeb podcast) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the lesser-known sodas from the south like Cheer Wine, the titillating hashtag Jordan saw being used on the Antiques Roadshow, and the jarring ebb and flow of action in Attack on Titan, an anime that features naked crank-less giants eating people. Plus, w…
 
Saturday was a big day, not just for the political direction of the United States, but also because AEW had the latest edition of their Full Gear PPV. There were a lot of great matches and some new champions crowned. But what stood out from the pack and really caught our attention? Here’s a hint: PAC > Shaq! Main Event The new season of Total Bella…
 
Gareth joined the British Army in 1994 and served for 24 years; first within the Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) as part of 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG), and then later transferred to the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME). In this episode he talks about life growing up and joining the military at a young age. He shares his experie…
 
Boy what a week. It’s one of those times where you look yourself in the mirror and ask “Does anyone even care if wrestling was on TV this week?” Answer: probably not! But let’s claw free from the darkness and talk about it anyway! Hal, Danielle and Lindsey are back to discuss a little of the wrestling that they managed to walk in the midst of such …
 
Brea Grant (12 Hour Shift movie, Mary graphic novel) and Mallory O'Meara (The Lady From the Black Lagoon book) join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of how everyone spent the most powerful Halloween of all time, how Elvira will not sign autographs unless she is in character, and the drive-in porno theater in Brea's hometown. Plus, Jesse helps ever…
 
Such Hell! Much Havoc! WWE showcased two major events this past week. Sunday was the latest edition of Hell in a Cell. This year we were lucky enough to see three really solid versions of the titular gimmick match. Roman Reigns retained his championship while Bayley and Drew lost theirs. We’ll talk about where these stories could play out from here…
 
Blaire Erskine (Twitter / Video / Superstar ) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's exhilarating run through the resurrected Target Husk, the lawless Christian nightclub for teens Blaire used to go to growing up, and the genderbending papal protest organization called the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence that one of Jesse's childhood m…
 
Get on your dancin’ shoes and warm up those vocal chords! Hal and Danielle are back to talk about a whole lot of wrestling. AEW had what may have been our favorite segment from them ever: Le Dinner Debonair with MJF and Chris Jericho. They still aren’t doing right by their women’s division (as evidenced by Kenny Omega’s “Babes and Brooms” entrance)…
 
Alicia Tobin (Retail Nightmares podcast, "So You're A Little Sad, So What?" book) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the intolerable soundtracks at retail jobs that play on a loop and haunt you for decades, the notoriously awful customer that spawned Alicia's Retail Nightmares podcast, and the Scandinavian gummy store by Jordan's house that…
 
This week Hal, Danielle and Lindsey are all set to talk wars. But before we talk about a war, we have to talk about the draft! As RAW and Smackdown switch stars. And perhaps the most significant change is Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods being drafted to RAW… without Big E! Why would WWE do this and what does it mean for our favorite trio? We have so…
 
David Rees and Jon Kimball (Election Profit Makers podcast) join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the tamest political scandal of all time, Jesse's big missed opportunity on LinkedIn, and the Big League Chew swallow club that David and John had in 8th grade. Plus, Jordan makes his long-awaited debut on Instagram and only has eyes for John Dicke…
 
Josh joined the British Army in 2004 and served for 10 years with the Royal Engineers. In this episode he talks about life growing up, the joining process and training; including his parachute course. He shares some insight into his tours, and talks about sport which has given him focus since his transition back to civilian life. Support the show (…
 
NOTE: We have a very special thank you for our $20 and up Max Fun Members from 31:14 to 41:33. Thanks so much for your contribution and continued support! Keep your masks on tight and protect your legs and jaws! Hal, Danielle and Lindsey are ready to discuss everything from the week in wrestling starting with NXT TakeOver 31. A fine show as always,…
 
Ian joined the British Army in 1984 and served for 22 years with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps (RAOC), which later amalgamated into the Royal Logistic Corps (RLC). In this episode he talks about growing up, joining the military, his tours and postings around the world, and also his time since transitioning back to civilian life. Support the show (h…
 
Daniel joined the British Army in 2003 and served for 12 years with the Army Air Corps. In this episode he talks about growing up abroad and moving over to the UK. He also shares training; from basic to crewman, tours around the world and his transition back to civilian life. Support the show (https://paypal.me/MilVetPodcast?locale.x=en_GB)…
 
Gavin joined the British Army in 2000 and served with the Royal Engineers for 16 years. Gavin is also the host of this podcast and in this episode, he talks about the idea behind Military Veterans Podcast, a little about himself and some of his experiences. He also shares his hopes and wishes for the future of this podcast. Support the show (https:…
 
Freddie Wong (Story Break podcast, RocketJump) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the government-sanctioned glory holes in Vancouver, James Cameron's deal with the devil at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, and Freddie's run as a professional Guitar Hero champion.By Freddie Wong, Jordan Morris, Brian Fernandes, Jesse Thorn
 
Take a seat at the table, anywhere you like. But not at the head! Never at the head of the table! Hal and Danielle are ready to talk about WWE’s Clash of Champions PPV. Tons of banger matches, including a top shelf Intercontinental Title Ladder match, Asuka pulling double duty, and the sins of Randy Orton’s past coming back to haunt him. We’ll also…
 
Maddy Myers (Triple Click podcast) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the backlash to Peter Dinklage's voiceover work in the Destiny video game, the obstacles in the way of Jesse doing cosplay, brick trading, and how hard it is to play a video game and be engaging on a live stream. Check out Triple Click, MaximumFun's own video game podcast…
 
Get your Retribution names sorted and your family tree organized! Hal, Danielle and Lindsey discuss the debut of Slapjack, Mace and T-Bar from WWE’s masked faction. Those names are just as awkward as they sound, but we’ll try to have fun with it all the same. On the positive side, WWE has a ton of new names involved in title matches. Zelina Vega an…
 
Steve Agee (The Suicide Squad 2, Superstore) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of what it was like being King Shark in the new Suicide Squad movie, Jesse's disappointing experience at a Harlem Globetrotters game in the past, and Jordan's brief run-in with Joan Osborne in his youth. The Bubble graphic novel is available for pre-order! Check wi…
 
Hal and Lindsey are all too excited to discuss the career of one of the most underrated WWE stars of all time: Christian. He’s been a tag star, a world champion across multiple promotions and has earned the love of fans for decades. We’ll discuss everything that made him special from him breaking into the WWE as a tag star with Edge, to how he stru…
 
Nick Wiger (How Did This Get Played podcast, Doughboys podcast) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the many different types of sexy Waluigi on the internet, Zelda Breath of the Wild blood moons, and the Pokemon ruse that Jesse is running on his son. Plus, Nick wrote on Earth to Ned with Jordan! Check it out on Disney+! And check out the pre…
 
If there’s going to be too much wrestling, there may as well be some exciting parts mixed in. That means new champions like NXT Champion Finn Balor and AEW tag champions FTR. Plus Miro (formerly WWE’s Rusev) made his return to wrestling as part of AEW! We’ll explain why we’re excited about him… and why it looks like AEW might be relying on former W…
 
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