This week on Tights and Fights, the Nation of Conversation breaks down what made round one of the Cruiserweight Classic so awesome. Does this mean the new Cruiserweight division on RAW will follow suit? Well... they'll discuss.
And Danielle was at RAW live in Anaheim! She’ll tell you about what you didn’t see if you were watching on TV. Plus, the team talk about whether there’s hope for Cesaro to finally get the push he deserves, what the best championship belt design of all time is and whether or not Ziggler is worthy of making the Superkick his permanent finish.
All that… AND how you’ll be able to find Danielle in season 3 of Lucha Underground.
Produced by Julian Burrell
The Three Count:
Danielle put over The Rock's epic Facebook rant against his Fast and Furious co-stars.
Mike put over Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano's #GLORIOUSBOMB.
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Let the games begin Cool Kids! Before we begin, a bit of breaking news about the First Daughter and her activities at Lollapalooza. A debate has been raging across the internet revolving around Cargo Shorts! Trump has really been going out of his way to say some terrible things over the last 2 weeks! Travis and Brent have been enjoying a lot of media lately and they have some suggestions for you! It's been four years so it's time for another Summer Olympics and this one is not with out its issues! Enjoy and tell a friend!
If our boys want to get out of this time-locked quagmire, they're going to need some divine intervention -- and the only way to get this particular god to play ball is to get up to no good. Let's hope that big wheel doesn't stop turning on this rotation, yeah? Magnus hurls a friend. Merle does horse stunts. Taako gets the gold.
This week Erin and Bryan are at odds with the youth of America and aren't feeling too apologetic about it...the children gotta learn! And while the San Jose Police Department jumped on the anti-gay bandwagon by secretly conducting sting operations that single out gay men, Donald Trump has been delighting the nation with his world class, shakespearean thoughts on workplace sexual harassment. Also, host, television personality and all around goddess Nina Parker is here to talk about the Kardashian hustle, her early days at TMZ and missing the Obamas.
Olympic athletes swear by it, but what really is the science behind cupping? Dr. Sydnee and Justin are looking into it, and the answer might (but probably won't) surprise you.
Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers
Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn clear the docket on this week's episode. They rule on dish washing, unusual names, a roommate parking dispute and more!
You can still buy tickets for the Judge John Hodgman Live Justice tour! Check out the right side of this page or JohnHodgman.com/Tour for links and more information!
Jonathan sits down with Physician Assistant and PrEP Research Clinician Kayla McLaughlin to talk about what PrEP is, how far HIV research has gotten since the 80s, and why HIV is so hard to cure. Plus, Kayla discusses the curious cases of the Mississippi Baby and the Berlin Patient.
Oliver takes over hosting duties today and is joined by Wynter and special guests, comedian (and writer for MaxFun podcast International Waters!) Riley Silverman and Editor in Chief of Birth.Movies.Death, Devin Faraci. This week, the gang talks about this summer’s blockbusters with a focus on DC and Marvel movies! Is Suicide Squad a beautiful trainwreck or just a trainwreck-y trainwreck? Why does Marvel seem to be killing it at the box office and with critics while DC struggles to do either? Who in the world wanted another Independence Day movie? All that, plus, Oliver finds a new weird Olympic sport to obsess over, Wynter brings in some more KCRW-esque Jams, Riley has a few words to say on Rio de Janiero, and Devin still holds hope for one final potential summer blockbuster.
NOTE: Mild Harry Potter spoilers from 03:35-07:01 YOU’VE BEEN WARNED, NERDS!
Hey, you! Margaret Wappler’s book is out now! Treat yourself tonight and get Neon Green HERE or at your local independent bookstore. Check her website for tour dates.
That’s My Jam:
Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.
Buddies, we have got such a fun one fore you this week! First, we try out some cheddar dusted larva called "Larvits" and give you our review! This week's Would You Rather, trapped on space station or underground? We research some new stuff For Your Go Bag including a solar hat, a multi purpose water bottle and a smart towel! Our Buddies this week are the smash hit improv team Laurelly made up of Lauren Pritchard and Kelly Vrooman. They tell us all about times they've been robbed, situational awareness and a scary date they went on! It's a great time! Enjoy and remember to share with friends!
Lisa Chanoux (@asilnoux) joins the ladies to discuss Chicago, air conditioning, Justin Timberlake, Drumpf, Tony Robbins, The Olympics, Betsy Johnson and more! Produced by David Janove, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.