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KayFAB The Podcast

A comedy podcast about fashion and professional wrestling. Hosted by Katy Conroy, Kristina Felseke, & Sarah HathewayTheme Song by Mike Malarkeyhttp://www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

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Episode 21: Tipping Your Aesthetician!

Happy 2019! KayFab is back! Kristina delves into Seth Rollins, metal bands and all. Katy celebrates the badass Paige, and Sarah pays tribute to Mean Gene Okerlund. Plus: who's on the ladies' dream tag teams, and what the heck is Chris Jericho wearing?Mentioned in this episode:Seth deals with a fan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoCSnHeF3NYGene interviews Andre the Giant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IK3BQYwHiNkGene interviews Macho Man Randy Savage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C4lK41SX-QGene trains with Hulk Hogan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwyUVfOQhgQGene does a swear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbcCO7OBafAFollow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 17mins

7 Jan 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 34: That's Me in the Rafters!

Producer Mike unveils a new game, and the ladies' morals are put to the test! Then Sarah celebrates the twerking, splitting Sonny Kiss and Kristina introduces goth newbie Bea Priestley. Then, Katy delves into the wild story of Sting (not that one, the other one). Climb down from the rafters and give it a listen!Mentioned In This Episode:Sonny Kiss’ road to Double or Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE83nukQeIoSonny Kiss entrance music and highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SizQkuD-ZLASonny Kiss interview: https://www.wrestlinginc.com/news/2019/03/sonny-kiss-responds-to-criticism-that-aew-is-forcing-an-651905/Bea Priestley promo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4mrZQmLt_QRobocop helps Sting: https://www.wwe.com/videos/robocop-comes-to-the-aid-of-sting-capitol-combat-1990The wild beach promo: https://www.wwe.com/videos/the-masters-of-the-powerbomb-crash-sting-the-british-bulldog-s-beach-party-beach-blast-july-18-1993Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 4mins

15 Jul 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 36: Invisible Stans!

Katy's at a wedding, but Kristina and Sarah are here to talk about wrestlers they think she'll love! Kristina celebrates the glamorous Miss Elizabeth, and Sarah marvels at the many jumpsuits of The Honky Tonk Man! Plus: did Sarah like seeing a hardcore match?Mentioned in this episode:Tupelo Concession Stand Brawl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTndTO1tqVkHonky Tonk Man’s entrance music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUAmfJlgh9sHonky Tonk Man on the Snake Pit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwEQ7bMpx-kHonky Tonk Man loses his title: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzmWjqzOtfkHonky Tonk Man interview: http://whatculture.com/wwe/13-questions-with-the-honky-tonk-man?page=13Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 11mins

12 Aug 2019

Rank #3

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Episode 35: Middle Aged And Crazy!

Put on your best Terry Funk voice, it's time for KayFab! After a brief group discussion about Baron Corbin, Sarah runs through the highlights of Terry Funk's long, storied career. Katy talks about Rhea Ripley, including the controversy, and Kristina shows the group the beautiful masks of Starlight Kid. Just watch out for that horse!Mentioned In This Episode:Terry Funk putting a plastic bag on Ric Flair’s head: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3WYee-Q_-QTerry Funk’s WWF debut: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBZjbkl6VugThe Japanese Death Match: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPbn8Hsrv1gFunk’s Grill: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaE8RJyxqjgTerry Funk getting kicked by a horse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyzGt8tPFaMTerry Funk on AEW and losing his wife: https://www.si.com/wrestling/2019/05/27/terry-funk-all-elite-wrestling-aew-double-nothing-cody-dustin-rhodesStarlight Kid's music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wj5yJc9WzvMStarlight Kid vs. Io Shirai: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNtABEqIXOIFollow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

49mins

29 Jul 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 32: Saloon Madam! (With Xavier Stiles!)

The writer/wrestling fan/all around wonderful human Xavier Stiles (@XavierStiles) is here! He talks the KayFab ladies through the finer points of Japanese wrestling and introduces them to the fabulous Manami Toyota. Plus: St. Louis schools, Matt Riddle vs. Goldberg, and the new game... Older Or Younger Than The Undertaker!Mentioned in the show:Manami Toyota vs Aja Kong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgVi_5iSWuQKota Ibushi vs Shinsuke Nakamura: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6e8ozbManami Toyota vs Toshiyo Yamada: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OeSiNdZH7oAsuka (Joshi Days) vs Meiko: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sus2AbbajzsThanks Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/SquaredCircle/comments/8bi721/30_days_of_womens_wrestling_trailblazers_28/Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 13mins

11 Jun 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 24: Serenading The Feline!

Buckle up and keep safe search on, because the ladies are getting real this episode! The team talks Fighting With My Family and the perils of audience Q & As, and Katy details the fascinating and sometimes troubling career of A.J. Lee. Then, Sarah delves into Mandy Rose and the complicated business of being a woman in the world. Finally, Kristina brings it home by talking about the hottest new dude in town: Eric Bugenhagen.Mentioned in this episode:Mandy Rose's entrance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nnj-2y74oEThe optics of Mandy Rose vs. Naomi: https://dailyddt.com/2018/12/27/wwe-recognizing-handling-racial-undertones-naomi-vs-mandy-rose/Why the WWE is sexualizing women again: http://whatculture.com/wwe/the-real-reason-wwe-are-sexualising-women-againMandy Rose interview: https://nypost.com/2019/02/14/mandy-rose-knows-the-risk-of-sexy-angle-shes-bringing-back-to-wwe/THAT Future Islands Performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GK4lD3Uf8_oEric Bugenhagen's NXT Debut: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTUEvbH8FjYEric Bugenhagen's Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg1HMNQ94Ba1rH6JZueBcagFollow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 25mins

18 Feb 2019

Rank #6

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Episode 31 - Nightmare Sandwich!

Sorry Katy, it's an extra scary episode! The ladies share their thoughts on the new 24/7 title before Sarah relates the sad story of Doink the Clown. Then Katy makes everyone Bayley fans and explains that ponytail. Kristina finishes the ep by talking Jimmy Havoc, and there's just so much blood and AFI! Plus: button up, Peepaw!Doink highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROZLGkVYNOABayley doc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WVy5E6WI0QJimmy Havoc "There's nothing I wouldn't do" promo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROGJOuH53lsFollow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr

27 May 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 26: Where Do The Limos Go When They Die!?

Get in a limo and start singing your favorite song from Les Miz, because it's KayFab time! Katy celebrates the groundbreaking Jacqueline, and Sarah discusses the long, strange career of Dave Bautista. Kristina gets into the delightfully kooky Nikki Cross, and everyone talks about the WWE's cutest new couple.Mentioned in this episode:Jacqueline in the ring: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jyaesw2UP34Jacqueline's WWE Hall of Fame induction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gZiAPboCVs&feature=youtu.beThe Batista-Booker T fight: https://prowrestlingstories.com/pro-wrestling-stories/dave-bautista-booker-t-brawl/Why Dave Bautista left the WWE: https://www.sportskeeda.com/wwe/why-did-batista-leave-the-wwe-in-2010-and-2014; https://www.cinemablend.com/television/2456797/why-dave-bautista-actually-left-the-wweA fun Dave Bautista interview: https://uproxx.com/filmdrunk/dave-bautista-interview-bushwick/Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 10mins

20 Mar 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 37: Beefy Granddaddy!

Everyone's feeling a little loopy and the slideshow's getting dark, but at least there are clothes to discuss! After wondering who should be crowned King of the Ring, Kristina talks about the complex legacy of Junkyard Dog. Sarah celebrates Tessa Blanchard, and Katy's back to talk Zach Sabre Jr.! Plus: who's baby is that?Mentioned In This Episode:Junkyard Dog Promo on King of the Ring 1985: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jx5P0UgroRcJYD vs. Hercules April 1988: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lbuu5jFc5E8JYD theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpyQqECIiD8Grandland piece on racism in wrestling: https://grantland.com/features/excerpt-david-shoemaker-new-book-concise-history-racism-wrestling/Tessa Blanchard interview: https://www.wrestlinginc.com/news/2018/07/tessa-blanchard-on-getting-kicked-out-of-her-home-642865/Tessa Blanchard brings a gold bat to Slammiversary 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fS46QnwZq4cZSJ takes a shot at WWE: https://www.sportskeeda.com/wwe/wwe-njpw-news-zack-sabre-jr-takes-a-shot-at-wweZSJ blames Boris Johnson for his loss: https://www.indy100.com/article/boris-johnson-zack-sabre-jr-british-wrester-new-japan-g1-climax-rant-watch-video-9027506Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

53mins

26 Aug 2019

Rank #9

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Episode 29: A Real Belly Cutter!

Wrestling means one thing: men in diapers. And awesome ladies. And body paint (sometimes). Oh, and milk trucks?! So wrestling means a lot of things, but most especially it means BELTS! In this very special KayFab episode, Kristina, Katy, and Sarah talk through the many large-ass accessories of the WWE, New Japan, and various wrestling promotions. Producer Mike put together a gorgeous and informative slide show, so of course the ladies spend most of their time talking about beer can vibes and the relative sizes of those buckles.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 3mins

29 Apr 2019

Rank #10

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Episode 30: Did They Marry Kane!?

With wrestling news sparse and Kristina back from abroad the ladies (and Producer Mike) are back with an extra long episode. We start our journey with the time traveling knock out artist, Kushida (6:25), then things take a dystopian turn with punk rock icon Luna Vachon (28:29) and finally we derail in the surprisingly eclectic career of The Road Dogg (48:40). Plus a shocking character change has the ladies questioning their feelings about sweater boys.Mentioned in this episode:Time Splitters Wrestle Kingdom 8 entrance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UGJtektlQcKushida's 'little Kushida' entrance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkCrKibrKOcNew Age Outlaws Entrance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bi27_jKHinoFollow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 21mins

13 May 2019

Rank #11

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Episode 38: Restaurant Sneakers!

Everyone in the wrestling world is getting married, and KayFab has some thoughts! Kristina introduces the team to Aja Kong, and Sarah gets into Too Cool pre- and post- Too Cool. Then, Katy talks Marko Stunt, wrestling's own Timothee Chalamet!Brian and Scott in 1998, pre Too Cool: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlwdxUKM3noBrian airs his “dirty laundry” with his dad around 2001: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVR-ajThXcMScott at the performance center: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjtbhSCcec0Scotty 2 Hotty’s top moves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBuSGIcrNTYFollow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

50mins

9 Sep 2019

Rank #12

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Episode 18: A Footful of Toe Rings! (nXt Takeover: War Games!)

Friends, KayFAB went to nXt TakeOver! The ladies talk through the matches (does that Matt Riddle thing count?), their favorite looks (Velveteen Dream), and the wildest moments (RICOCHET!!). Plus: questions for Professor Mike, and a breakdown of what makes a War Games a War Games.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

59mins

19 Nov 2018

Rank #13

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Episode 27: Leglocks and Whatnots!

KayFab IS here to brighten your week! The ladies discuss the weirdness of WWE's one-name obsession before Sarah gets real with Goldust's long and sometimes troubling career. Kristina cheers everyone up with Hangman Page, and Katy brings it home with the Queen of Spades Shayna Baszler! Plus: why is Rey Mysterio's son so tall???Dustin Rhodes on his career and Goldust's evolution: https://www.si.com/wrestling/2019/02/04/goldust-dustin-rhodes-wwe-future-astronomicon-interviewWWE's disappointing handling of LGBTQ storylines: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/03/then-now-whenever-wwes-slow-progress-on-lgbtq-stor.html

1hr 24mins

1 Apr 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 28: Cauliflower Beard!

WrestleMania happened, but there's no time for that! The ladies briefly talk through a few of their favorite looks (Becky, the IIconics) and some of their not-so-favorite looks (John Cena WHAT). Then Katy gets into Pete Dunne and his singlet, and Kristina relates the grim but fascinating story of Bruiser Brody. Sarah adds some tie-dye levity by closing out with Dakota Kai. Plus: what should Pete Dunne wear???Mentioned in this show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xfq5QCFnDH8 - Pete Dunne as Tiger Kidhttps://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/xwkwb4/30-years-after-death-bruiser-brody-still-a-huge-influence-in-pro-wrestling - Bruiser Brody's influencehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZaFp7O2d2k - Bruiser Brody interviewhttps://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1988-07-20-sp-6115-story.html - the LA Times on Bruiser Brody's deathhttps://www.wwe.com/shows/wwenxt/article/dakota-kai-interview?sf190766476=1 - Dakota Kai interview with WWEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PaEFgJexL4 - Dakota Kai's Mae Young introductionhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mF-1oGVEMWw - "Sweet December" music video by These Four WallsFollow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 1min

15 Apr 2019

Rank #15

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Episode 22: Goodnight Frank!

Mick Foley might just be the new KayFab favorite! Cactus Jack appeals to Kristina's punk side, Mankind's boiler room lair melts Katy's heart, and Dude Love leaves Sarah smitten. Plus, the ladies discuss the upcoming Royal Rumble and find some inventive new ways to describe Brock Lesnar.Mentioned in this episode:Mick discusses Cactus Jack: https://www.si.com/extra-mustard/2017/06/06/mick-foley-cactus-jack-WWEDude Love's debut: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlNQ6wvOvqAAll three faces enter the Royal Rumble: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk-LeFpw8WcFollow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 13mins

21 Jan 2019

Rank #16

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Episode 33: The Gimmick Gauntlet!

Producer Mike gives the KayFab ladies the greatest gift of all: a whole tournament full of gimmicks! Katy, Kristina, and Sarah must choose the gimmicks that intrigue them the most if they want to find out more about the wrestlers, and Kristina must compliment Producer Mike if she wants to avoid a hefty fine!Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 4mins

1 Jul 2019

Rank #17

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Episode 23: You Only Get TCBY If You Win! (The Royal Rumble!)

Hooray, KayFab made it to their second Royal Rumble! The ladies discuss their favorite and least favorite looks of the event, and Producer Mike reveals his wrestling crust. Plus: Undertaker the Musical!Mentioned in this episode:The IIconics post rumble interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7efz2cMmVDkNot mentioned in this episode but still cool:Some really cool BTS photos from The Rumble: https://www.wwe.com/shows/royalrumble/2019/gallery/behind-the-scenes-at-royal-rumble-2019-photos#fid-40320472Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 21mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #18

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Episode 39: Traps On Traps!

What's up with Rusev's beard? Have you had enough Too Cool? And has anyone seen Ready To Rumble? KayFab's on the case! Plus: the ladies delve into Bull Nakano, Too Cool during the Too Cool era, and... David Arquette?!Mentioned in this Episode:Too Cool’s debut: https://www.wwe.com/videos/the-debut-of-too-cool-heat-june-13-1999; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fD5tb2g7tgToo Cool’s entrance video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhdOpdD77w0Too Cool dance at the 2000 Royal Rumble: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPFqdWoJMpQInside the Arquettes' childhood: https://www.nytimes.com/1995/08/20/movies/none-of-that-sultry-innocence-for-a-change.htmlDavid Arquette, Courteney Cox, and Kurt Russell: https://www.wwe.com/videos/courtney-cox-kurt-russell-comment-on-david-arquette-as-wcw-championFollow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

49mins

23 Sep 2019

Rank #19

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Episode 20: The Boyfriend Bracket!

It's the first ever KayFab boyfriend draft! Kristina has put together a bracket of some of the ladies' favorite male wrestlers (with the help of Producer Mike and Street Team Kyle), and they're going head to head to vie for the ultimate title: Official KayFab Boyfriend of 2018!Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@KayFABPodcast) if you want to see the looks we're talking aboutAnd as always shout out to Mike Malarkey for our amazing theme song! Check out his music here: www.michaelmalarkey.com/music-2/

1hr 8mins

17 Dec 2018

Rank #20