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The Simpsons

“Gorgeous Grampa”
Season 24, Episode 14
3/3/2013

If there’s one thing I’ve learned thanks to Maffew’s Botchamania, is that wrestling nerds love them some Simpsons references. Especially, when you can tie them into a joke about wrestling. So here’s a Simpsons episode full of wrestling references and jokes about wrestling. 

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Centraal Beheer

hogan-beheer-10Leave it to Centraal Beheer, an an insurance company located in Apeldoorn, Netherlands, to help try and get Hulk Hogan back into the general public’s good graces before the WWE has a chance.

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2016: The Year of Wrestling in Pop Culture

Supernatural-UpsetHarleyThe year’s wrapping up, and in the world of professional wrestling, journalists, fans, bloggers, etc., will be declaring their wrestlers and matches of the year. However, here at Cheap Pop Culture, I’d rather give you a breakdown of all the times pro wrestling reared its red-headed step child head in the world of pop culture. So enjoy the second annual of The Year of Wrestling in Pop Culture.

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Bob’s Burgers

Bob's Burgers-LogoLarge Brother, Where Fart Thou?
Season 7, Episode 5
11/20/2016

Bob’s Burgers is great. If you haven’t been watching, you should. This particular episode gives a brief glimpse of how incredible an entire wrestling-themed episode of Bob’s Burgers would be.

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Maron

Maron - Logo1“Cold Turkey”
Season 3, Episode 12
7/30/2015

Sadly, Marc Maron has decided to end his show Maron after it’s fourth season. Personally, I thought it was just as as good as his podcast. Especially, if you wanted to actually see Maron work through his personal issues instead of just hearing him talk about them. Anyway, here’s a wrestling-ish episode that features CM Punk and Colt Cabana, both of whom were guests on previous episodes of WTF with Marc Maron.

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It's Clobberin' Time!

Lucha Underground

IMG_6310With the start of the second season, Lucha Underground put out a comic book to capitalize on the show’s serialized development, since that is the show’s strongest attribute after insane lucha libre action. With season two rapping up tonight with Ultima Lucha Dos, it seemed fitting I post up this recap of the four-issue series.

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Ringside Cinema

American Angels: Baptism of Blood (1989)

With Netflix recently announcing that they’ve ordered a comedy series based on everybody’s favorite female wrestling league from the 80’s: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW), I figured I’d finally get around to reviewing the quintessential 80’s women’s wrestling movie, American Angels: Baptism of Blood.

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