Episode #15 – Go Back In There And Hug Him

In this episode of Radio Free Fandom, my guest Chris & I discuss pro wrestling, specifically tropes & narrative in pro wrestling. We’ll also recommend some of our favourite comic books.

Mentioned in today’s episode:
First Match: The Revival vs. D.I.Y (Triumph of the underdog)
Behind the Scenes: D.I.Y. prove their critics wrong
Second Match: Johnny Gargano vs Tomasso Ciampa (Go back and hug him!)
Third Match: D.I.Y. vs Authors of Pain (All the ladders!)
Final Match: Johnny Gargano vs Tomasso Ciampa (Unsanctioned Match!!!)

Comic Book Recommendations
Giant Days by John Allison (Writer), Lissa Treiman (Illustrator), Whitney Cogar (Colourist)
Saga by Brian K. Vaughan (Writer), Fiona Staples (Artist)
Ms Marvel by G. Willow Wilson (Writer), Adrian Alphona (Artist)
Iceman by Sina Grace (Writer), Alessandro Vitti (Artist)
Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick (Writer), Valentine De Landro (Artist)
Incognegro: Renaissance by Mat Johnson (Writer), Warren Pleece (Artist)
Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan (Writer), Cliff Chiang (Illustrator), Matthew Wilson (Colourist)
Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye by James Roberts (Writer), Nick Roche (Illustrator), Alex Milne (Illustrator)
Transformers: Lost Light by James Roberts (Writer), Jack Lawrence (Illustrator)

Time Stamps:
00:04  Intro
00:42  Pro Wrestling
24:54  Comic Book Recs
39:14  Outro

Find Claire online:
Twitter: @ClaireRousseau
Website: http://www.clairerousseau.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaireRousseau

Find Chris online:
Twitter: @ChrisBrosnahan
Website: chrisbrosnahan.com
Check out Chris’ short films!

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