11. Smarten Up At The Movies: Ready to Rumble

11. Smarten Up At The Movies: Ready to Rumble

Wrestling's portrayal in popular media is always a dicey subject, but when WCW took matters into its own hands, the results were more disastrous than anyone could have expected... except perhaps those who know anything about WCW in the year 2000. In this first episode of Smarten Up At The Movies, we dive deep into a 107-minute advertisement that pushed away more fans than it brought in and led directly to arguably the most infamous moment in WCW history.

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10. Entrance Music (I Hate Rap)

10. Entrance Music (I Hate Rap)

A wrestler's entrance music announces his or her presence to the world, providing valuable information about character and priming the audience for what its about to see. But there are downsides to entrance music as well as upsides, and while some wrestlers thrive with their personal soundtrack, others are hindered or even crippled by the tune that plays as they make their way to the ring. Join us as we explore the world of entrance music, from its inception in the Golden Age of Wrestling to its evolution through the 1980s and 1990s to its spread across the American cultural landscape.

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