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Keith Apicary Proves He's Tough Enough to Be a WWE Wrestler

Look out, WWE, because there's a new man in town who wants to be your next superstar wrestler. Comedian Nathan Barnatt's alter ego Keith Apicary has been campaigning to get on WWE for the last few months, and today he released a new video featuring supporters of his cause like Scott Aukerman, Garfunkel and Oates, Lauren Lapkus, Maculay Culkin, Keith's mom, WWE wrestlers Rikishi and Dolph Ziggler, and tons more. We believe in you, Keith!

The Complete Guide to Everything: Wrestling

This week's episode begins with the disappointment that Tim and Tom were unable to attend this year's Wrestlemania and the full intention of doing the episode about a different subject entirely before the power of Wrestlemania flat-out demands that they instead indeed talk almost exclusively about wrestling. Of course this means talking about the recent Hulk Hogan Uncensored at the Beacon Theatre that neither attended, a nearly screenplay accurate recounting of the Wrestling Buddies commercial and Tim's close encounter with a Murphy bed.

Also discussed in depth this week: Tom's legacy as a two-term class president in high school and his attempts at recreating a wrestling fundraiser he and Tim both attended [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: WWE Writer Matt McCarthy

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to comedian Matt McCarthy about his job of working for the WWE as a creative writer. They talk about how he got the job, the demands of putting together a live wrestling show, and what it's like to work with Vince McMahon.

“It's SNL in a different city every week, no re-runs and no off-season. The monday show is three hours live, and then there is another hour for the audience, and then on tuesday they do four hours.” – Matt McCarthy on the demands of writing for WWE.

“This year is WrestleMania 29, and I [...]