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As God As My Witness Part 2

David Shoemaker speaks with Jim Ross about how he was able to bounce back and speaks with Celtics play-by-play announcer Sean Grande, who is friends with both Ross and Mankind, a.k.a. Mick Foley

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As God Is My Witness

David Shoemaker talks to Ross about his legendary call, which has been a soundtrack for many memes on the internet

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Tyson Right Hand | 25 Catchphrases That Explain the Attitude Era

David Shoemaker speaks with boxing expert Andreas Hale about Mike Tyson joining WWE during a tumultuous time

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Chapter 10: That’s Gotta Be Kane | 25 Catchphrases That Explain the Attitude Era

Shoemaker sits down with Glenn Jacobs, who discusses portraying the character that made the Undertaker an underdog

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Bret Screwed Bret Part 2 | 25 Catchphrases That Explain the Attitude Era

David Shoemaker speaks to Gerald Briscoe, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, and Bruce Prichard about what ultimately led to the creation of the "Mr. McMahon" character

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Bret Screwed Bret, Part 1 | 25 Catchphrases That Explain the Attitude Era

In Part 1, David Shoemaker discusses the events that led up to the infamous "Montreal Screwjob" with some of the biggest players involved

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“SUCK IT” Part 2

David Shoemaker discusses D-Generation X 2.0 and how things changed once Triple H was in charge

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Chapter 6: “SUCK IT” | 25 Catchphrases That Explain the Attitude Era

David Shoemaker speaks with Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Road Dogg, and X-Pac about the beginning of D-Generation X and how it felt having the entire world saying "SUCK IT!"

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How “Die Rocky Die” Created Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson

David discusses how three words, "Die Rocky Die" (and two others: "Rocky sucks"), led to Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson becoming one of the biggest stars the business has ever seen

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Pillman 9 Millimeter

David Shoemaker speaks with Paul Heyman and Bruce Prichard about all the shocking moments in Pillman’s career—and the legacy of reality bending he left behind

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‘The Gimmick Attorney’ Michael E. Dockins on Protecting Wrestlers’ Intellectual Property

David and Michael discuss WWE using replacement characters for Diesel and Razor Ramon after Scott Hall and Kevin Nash left for WCW, and whether or not he would have used those characters

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You Want a War?

David Shoemaker speaks with Glenn Jacobs, who played the role of fake Diesel before he became Kane, and attorney Michael Dockins, who gives the legal breakdown of the behind-the-scenes battle at the heart of the Monday Night Wars

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25 Catchphrases That Explain the Attitude Era, Chapter 2: Austin 3:16

David speaks with Michael P.S. Hayes about the infamous promo "Stone Cold" Steve Austin cut after defeating Jake "the Snake" Roberts at ‘King of the Ring’ 1996

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“25 Catchphrases That Explain the Attitude Era” Prologue: The Curtain Call

The Curtain Call was the unofficial kickoff of the Attitude Era, when four guys broke the unwritten rules of pro wrestling and changed the way we talk about the industry forever

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Introducing the Book of Wrestling

Based off Bill Simmons’s highly popular book and its theme, The Ringer’s new show looks to tell the stories behind those words and sounds that propelled wrestling to new heights