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La Mancha Screwjob

La Mancha Screwjob

Update: 2022-05-2014
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All the world’s a stage. Or, sometimes it feels that way, especially these days. In this episode, originally aired in 2015, we push through the fourth wall, pierce the spandex-ed heart of professional wrestling, and travel 400 years into the past to unmask our obsession with authenticity and our desire to walk the line between reality and fantasy.


Thanks to Nick Hakim for the use of his song "The Light". 


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Comments (5)

Åbn dine øjne

None of this matters, the Raelian-Human conflict is nigh, I will be silent no longer. The Big Mac Masses will be swept into the ocean and Donald Jesus Trump will rule the solar system with the help of Q, a reptile ally.

May 24th
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GoatDuckHorseElf

Did you teach your children that lying is ALWAYS wrong?

May 23rd
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Sohereweare

Everyone else is a liar. Trust me!

May 21st
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