S4E10: Miyu Yamashita vs Meiko Satomura w/Jimmy Chang

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For the final match of the season Joaquin, Frank & Chuck are finally exploring the world of modern Joshi as they sit down and watch a wonderful gem of a match from Tokyo Joshi Pro. In this contest, the only thing they have more of than kicks... is streamers.

It's the young ace of TJP, Miyu Yamashita, squaring off against the well-respected veteran, Meiko Satomura. 

Joining in for the super kick party is cartoonist and game designer Jimmy Chang! (@jimmythechang / secretitemworld.com)

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TIA Mania Dispatch Wrap-up - WrestleMania 34

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CREDIT: WWE.COM

In our third and final entry of the Mania Dispatch series, Chuck once again joins Frank & Joaquin to discuss everything that happened at the biggest show of the year: WrestleMania 34. 

We'll go over the highlights, the lowlights, and ask important questions like:

Which matches are potential episodes? (spoilers: only 1) Which matches had disappointing outcomes? (spoilers: more than 1) And how many matches had us pleasantly surprised? (spoilers: more than you'd think)

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TIA Mania Dispatch Day 3 - NXT TakeOver: New Orleans

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Recorded in the wee hours of Saturday night, Joaquin and Frank are once again joined by friend of the pod Dario Barrera to break down everything from last night's epic show at the Smoothie King Center.

They ask all of the important questions, like: Do the Authors of Pain need a repackage? Is Shayna Baszler ready to lead the NXT women's division? And does Kyle O'Reilly play better championship belt air guitar than Hollywood Hogan?

TIA's mania weekend coverage rolls on to the grandaddy of them all so stay tuned for more dispatches from New Orleans!

Apologies for the quality drop - Producer Tom unfortunately could not make the trip and Joaquin didn't want to pack a Ye-TAY.

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TIA Mania Dispatch Days 1 & 2 - WrestleCon Supershow & PROGRESS Chapter 66 ‘Mardi Graps’

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Credit: Wrestlecon twitter

Joaquin & Frank are joined by friend of the pod Dario Barrera (and cameos by Rosemary Travale & Craig Arndt) to break down the first two days of their extended WrestleMania weekend. First up was Thursday's WrestleCon Supershow live from the Sugarmill in New Orleans.

Then, they break down everything they saw Friday at PROGRESS Wrestling's Chapter 66 'Mardi Graps'

Your Croix boys talk about their favorite matches, the best individual performances, and all of the sweet merch they scored.

If you want to check out any of these matches, get over to Highspots.com and ProgressWrestling.com - it's always a good idea to support indie wrestling with your hard earned dollars. 

And stay tuned all weekend for more TIA dispatches from New Orleans!

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S4E9: Brock Lesnar vs John Cena vs Seth Rollins w/Andrew Woods

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CREDIT: WWE.COM

A Beast, an architect and a marine walk into a bar... tell me if you've heard this one before. I think the punchline has something to do with crossfit. 

This week we are watching Lesnar vs Cena vs Rollins from 2015 - one of the final matches that the Beast Incarnate participated in that was longer than 30 seconds and not entirely comprised of german suplexes.

Joining in this week is one half of The Weezer Bracket Podcast, Andrew Woods! (@JimJarmuschHair @WeezerBracket)

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S4E8: The Young Bucks vs The World's Cutest Tag Team w/Kurt Kroeber

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CREDIT: PWG YOUTUBE

This week in Reseda, at the American Legion Playhouse, the Guerrilla Players proudly invite you to join them in for an evening of theater and candy as they mount their hit 2014 play: "The Passion of Candice"

Concessions will be provided and proper footwear is required.

Actually, we're watching The Young Bucks battle Candice LaRae and Joey Ryan in a Guerrilla Warfare match for the PWG World Tag Team Championships. Which is only kinda, sorta, a morality play.

Joining in to discuss this brutal tag team matchup is Kurt Kroeber, writer of Psycho Sleepover!

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S4E7: Eddie Guerrero & Art Barr vs El Hijo Del Santo & Octagón w/Will Smith

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It turns out Powerman 5000 had it all wrong. When Worlds Collide, it isn't the end of all time, but it IS the end of all mullets. This week we are watching the classic AAA double hair vs double mask 2 out of 3 falls battle between El Hijo Del Santo & Octagón and La Pareja Del Terror. 

Listen in to find out everything you ever wanted to know about early 90s hair styles, El Tirantes, and Madonna's Boyfriend (disclaimer: he was never Madonna's boyfriend).

Joining the fray this week is Technology's very own Will Smith! (@willsmith, foovr.com)

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S4E6: The Undertaker vs Jeff Hardy w/Mary Kate Martin

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CREDIT: WWE.COM

At the dawn of the ruthless aggression era, only one emo boy was brave enough to challenge the big dog by pushing him into a pile of vomit. Brave enough to refuse to back down. To even sit on Bikertaker's hog. And that boy was Jeff. This week, we look back to 2002's classic Raw ladder match between The Undertaker and Jeff Hardy.

In this episode we cover a number of topics including, but not limited to, magnum ladders, chokers, commentator sabermetrics, and crying in wrestling.

Joining Joaquin, Frank and Chuck on their journey up the steel ladder is comedian Mary Kate Martin (twitter @marykatemartin IG @runawaymk)

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S4E5: Bryan Danielson vs Nigel McGuinness w/Amanda Meadows

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Two champs enter, one champ leaves! It's title unification time in Ring of Honor as we see 'American Dragon' Bryan Danielson grapple with Nigel McGuinness under PURE Championship rules. There must be a winner and this crowd must learn when it's appropriate to throw things in the ring (the answer is: only if its WCW in the 90s). 

Running in to help throw science at this match-up is author, publisher and Muscle Temple member Amanda Meadows (@amandonium)

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S4E4: Rey Mysterio Jr vs Juventud Guerrera w/Darren Barnet

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Credit: WWE.COM

I'm not sure what we're celebrating, but apparently there's a big ass extreme bash and you're all invited. Grab your favorite Hawaiian shirt, a sixer of Yuengling and get your ass to the ECW arena because it's time for some Hardcore Lucha.  

This week we're talking Rey Mysterio Jr vs Juventud Guerrera in a 2 out of 3 falls match. 

Joining in the discussion is actor, writer and producer Darren Barnet! (@darrenbarnet on Instagram. Find his latest show Simi Valley on Vice's BlackPills.com) 

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