Talking Wrestling and Comedy with “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase
Ted DiBiase is one of the most memorable performers in the history of professional wrestling – not just because of his legendary abilities inside the ring, but for his World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment) stint as The Million Dollar Man, a super-rich villain who used ... [Read More]
John Cena, The Miz, and the Prophetic Comedy of ‘Total Bullshit’
Record-tying sixteen-time World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion and comedy role model John Cena made headlines this weekend when he took a moment at WrestleMania 33 to propose to his longtime partner, Nikki Bella. Beneath Bella’s ultimate storybook ending – her WrestleMania Moment &n... [Read More]
John Cena, The Miz, and the Prophetic Comedy of ‘Total Bullshit’
Record-tying sixteen-time World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion and comedy role model John Cena made headlines this weekend when he took a moment at WrestleMania 33 to propose to his longtime partner, Nikki Bella. Beneath Bella’s ultimate storybook ending – her WrestleMania Moment &n... [Read More]
Gabriel Iglesias makes an appearance on WWE Smackdown
Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias lends some A-List humor to WWE’s SmackDown LIVE last night when he appeared on the show alongside Apollo Crews and The Miz. Gabriel Iglesias has been described as a witty, electrifying and talented performer, who has the ability to consistently deliver a u... [Read More]
Dwayne Johnson, Will Ferrell, and Adam McKay Are Developing a Wrestling Comedy at Fox
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is turning his real-life experiences as a wrestler into a new comedy at Fox. According to Variety, the network has given a put pilot commitment to an hourlong single-cam comedy produced by Johnson, Will Ferrell, and Adam McKay loosely based on Johnson’s ex... [Read More]
Jake “The Snake” Roberts on Wrestling, Comedy, and His ‘Unspoken Word Tour’
Even if your older brother wasn’t into ’90s pro wrestling, you’ve probably heard of Jake “The Snake” Roberts. It’s hard to miss a six-foot-six growly monster that carried a giant snake around with him everywhere. After a falling out with WWE in the late ’90s... [Read More]
Jake “The Snake” Roberts on Wrestling, Comedy, and His ‘Unspoken Word Tour’
Even if your older brother wasn’t into ’90s pro wrestling, you’ve probably heard of Jake “The Snake” Roberts. It’s hard to miss a six-foot-six growly monster that carried a giant snake around with him everywhere. After a falling out with WWE in the late ’90s... [Read More]
Why Do So Many Comedians Love Pro Wrestling?
As John Cena roasted the sports world at the ESPY Awards this week, many of you may have been wondering, “What’s the guy from Trainwreck doing hosting the ESPYS?” or “How did Jon Hamm get snubbed again?” or “What are the ESPYS?” Pro wrestling is having anoth... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Podcast #72: Bebop and Rocksteady from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Alright, so it’s not actually the talking mutant Warthog (Bebop) and Rhino (Rocksteady) from the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, but the two actors that play them. Gary Anthony Williams and WWE’s Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly are the two men who bring our favorite TMNT h... [Read More]
Comedian ends stand-up set with Stone Cold Stunner wrestling move
When it comes to things that comedians are fans of, professional wrestling is definitely one of them. Listen to 3 comedy podcasts at random and chances are at least 2 of them will feature a discussion about pro wrestling. After finishing up his act at the Pittsburgh Improv, comedian Matt Light took ... [Read More]