Behind The Belt Podcast

Available: PODCAST 8 x 30'-60'

Behind The Belt Podcast

About

GENRE: COMEDY | SPORTS

IF YOU’VE EVER FOUND YOURSELF REMARKING, “WAIT, PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING, THAT’S STILL A THING?” THEN HAVE WE GOT THE PODCAST FOR YOU!

Alternatively, if you’ve ever yelled something like “I F--KEN’ LOVE WRESTLING!!!” in either a local scout hall or the grandest arena, then, can you believe it, we also have the podcast for you!
A deep dive into the world of ‘sports entertainment’, Behind The Belt aims to explore the history, cultural context and sheer insanity of pro wrestling through a combination of panel chat, interviews with wrestlers and key industry figures, and in-depth documentary-style coverage.

PRESENTED BY CLEM BASTOW

Clem Bastow is a journalist, screenwriter and award-winning critic whose work appears regularly in The Age, The Saturday Paper, and The Guardian.

Atticus Bastow is a sound artist and musician currently completing his PhD in Sonic Arts.

Krackerjak is the longest-serving wrestlers in the country with no time off (resulting in him being effectively held together with scar tissue and duct tape), KrackerJak manages to be the thinking man’s wrestler while simultaneously wallowing in the basest elements of the craft.

Episodes include

Fighting like a girl — women's wrestling
Good vs evil — storytelling in wrestling
Thumbtacks and baseball bats — hardcore wrestling
Back bumps and spinal infections — the realities of wrestling
Now do it ten more times — wrestling training
When Pro-Wrestling met MMA — the rise of strong style
"I Can Hear Bells Ringing!"— the sound of wrestling
Australian wrestling — the past, present and future

Available for transport

Credits

Australian Broadcasting Corporation