Kinda Fun

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Ben Kissel and Katy Dierks talk rasslin? That's kinda fun! Brought to you by The Last Podcast Network. Write to us! KindaFunLPN@gmail.com

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Welcome to Kinda Fun!
01:13

Welcome to Kinda Fun! We're Ben Kissel and Katy Dierks and each week we meet up to talk about our love of rasslin'.

 

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Feb 14, 2020
Where's Kinda Fun?
01:02

Don't worry you can still listen to us mark out about wrestling!

 

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Feb 14, 2020
Episode 24: Reading Twitter Leaves
01:03:25

Ben and Katy predict what Matt Hardy's tweets could foretell, talk about The Rock's daughter, and recall a Montreal mafia hit from the 90's.

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Check out Ben's documentary "Hail Yourself America", now available to stream and download!

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Feb 12, 2020
Episode 23: A Tale of Two Tussles
52:56
Ben and Katy talk about the Royal Rumble, Vince Mcmahon canning two WWE execs and Ben packs his bags for the Chris Jericho cruise.

 

 

 

 

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Feb 04, 2020
Episode 22: I'm Jacked As All Hell
01:09:12
Ben and Katy talk about 4 more years of AEW wrestling, intergender wrestling and which day is drunker: Royal Rumble or Thanksgiving

 

 

 

 

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Jan 21, 2020
Episode 21: Meanies Behind the Scenies
01:06:47
Ben and Katy gab about all the Tessa Blanchard drama, The Revival filing for a new trademark (and possibly moving to AEW) and Ben plans a trip to King Corbin Kentucky

 

 

 

 
Jan 15, 2020
Episode 20: Living the Gimmick
01:07:02
Ben and Katy catch you up with all the latest in the world of wrestling: that Lana + Bobby wedding, New Japan Wrestle Kingdom and lots of Twitter drama

 

 

 

Jan 08, 2020
Episode 19: Get Your Hustle On w/ RJ City
58:11
Ben and Katy are joined by RJ City and they talk about his feud with David Arquette, his idea of a perfect wrestling show and RJ shares a steamy (literally) Roddy Piper story. 

 

Who should Ben go on a dream wrestling date with next? Email us at KindaFunLPN@gmail.com

 

 
Dec 17, 2019
Episode 18: Hit On All Sides w/ Priscilla Kelly
58:05
Ben and Katy are joined by badass game-changer Priscilla Kelly and they talk about her controversial tampon move, who's in her corner and how pissing people off makes her laugh. 

 

Dec 11, 2019
Episode 17: It's Hype with Rocky Romero
01:00:06
Ben and Katy are joined by lynchpin New Japan wrestler Rocky Romero and they talk about focusing on the basics, how audiences differ internationally and about Rocky's Batman-esque training regimen. 

 

 

 
Dec 03, 2019
Episode 16: The Librarian with Pretty Peter Avalon 
01:19:53
Ben and Katy are joined by Peter Avalon (AEW, Championship Wrestling From Arizona) and they talk about what the most painful wrestling style is, training David Arquette for his deathmatch, and,  just in time for Thanksgiving, that time Peter wrestled as a turkey. 

 

Who should be featured in the Dierks-Kissel Oscars? Email us at KindaFunLPN@gmail.com

 

Nov 26, 2019
Episode 15: The Alternative Era w/ Royce Isaacs
01:03:31
Ben and Katy are joined by Royce Isaacs! They talk about what it's like to have Billy Corgan as a boss, working as a wrestling extra and how heavy those belts really are. 

 

 

Marking out? We want to hear from you! Email us at KindaFunLPN@gmail.com
 
Nov 12, 2019
Episode 14: Glam, Glitz & Covered in Blood w/ Effy
01:03:07
Ben and Katy are joined by King of the Indies, Effy. They talk about the Jordan Myles t-shirt debacle, how wrestling is getting friendlier for queer talent and Effy gives us a peek at his Dusty Rhodes foot tattoo. 

 

Los Angeles! Effy is performing this Friday 11/8/19 at The UCC. Get your tickets here! 

 

What do you think? We want to hear from you! Email us at KindaFunLPN@gmail.com
 
 
Nov 05, 2019
Episode 13: Spooky Dirt Trash w/ Tyler Bateman
59:48
Ben and Katy are joined by Tyler Bateman and they talk about the LA scene, the crossover of horror and wrestling, and Ben asks "where are all the dongs?"
 
 
Who should be on Katy's Fantasy Nice League? Write to us! KindaFunLPN@gmail.com
 
 
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 12: Everything is Purple for Me w/ Matt Knicks
39:40
Ben and Katy are joined by the Murderous Matt Knicks (Freelance Wrestling) and they talk about the grassroots nature of indie wrestling, letting wrestlers be wrestlers and how to stay edgy while avoiding cliches. 
 
 
 
Hey Chicago! You don't want to miss Freelance Wrestling's Halloween show! Check out Things That Go Bump in the Ring, Friday, October 25th at the Logan Square Auditorium. 
 
 
 
Watch Freelance Wrestling on IWTV! Use the promo code "Freelance" for a free 20-day trial
 
 
 
We want to hear from you! Email us at KindaFunLPN@gmail.com
Oct 22, 2019
Episode 11: Level Up w/ LeRoy Green
47:58
Ben and Katy are joined by LeRoy Green and they talk about his signature style, the overlap of nerd culture and wrestling, and the importance of representation in the ring. 
 
 

Watch this week's Match from the Past here!

 
 

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Oct 15, 2019
Episode 10: Slap Butts & Make Up
47:42

Ben and Katy recap a jam-packed week of wrestling and discuss the indies being in danger of poaching from larger franchises, the fandom growing alongside new stars and they side-eye the Lashley/Lana kiss.

 

Watch this week's Match from the Past here!

 

We want to hear from you! Email us at KindaFunLPN@gmail.com

 

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Oct 04, 2019
Episode 9: Wednesdays Are War w/ Brody King
46:12
Ben and Katy are joined by New Japan badass Brody King and they talk breaking kayfabe on social media, his passion for music and the next generation of wrestlers coming up through the ranks. 
 
We want to hear from you! Email us at KindaFunLPN@gmail.com
 
Sep 27, 2019
Episode 8: Tough It Out with YUMA
28:41
Ben and Katy are joined by YUMA and they talk about his worst injury, his tag team, the RockNES Monsters, and how he has the best merch in the biz. 
 
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Sep 03, 2019
Episode 7: King of the Fans with Conrad Thompson
42:34
Ben and Katy are joined by Conrad Thompson (Something to Wrestle, Starcast) and they pick his brain on the wide world of wrestling fandom, how today is the best time to be a fan, and Conrad picks our Match from the Past!
 
 
 
 
Aug 27, 2019
Episode 6: Hit Her Harder with Brittany Blake
36:52
Ben and Katy are joined by Brittany Blake and they dive into Brittany's origin story, intergender wrestling and Brittany shares her most brutal injury. 
 
Aug 20, 2019
Episode 5: The Ole Dead Weight Finisher
37:07
Ben and Katy recap Summer Slam, NXT TakeOver, and they answer some listener mail and share their own finishing moves.
 
Aug 13, 2019
Episode 4: The Hipster Heartthrob, Casanova Valentine
57:38
Ben and Katie are joined by Casanova Valentine and they discuss hardcore wrestling, finding methods to the madness and they even finagle a couple of trade secrets out of Casanova.
 
Aug 06, 2019
Episode 3: Referee Appreciation Day w/ Rick Knox
50:50
Ben and Katie are joined by celebrity ref Rick Knox and they pick his brain on the resurgence of wrestling in popular culture, the physical toll on refs and living the gimmick. 
 
Watch Rick on AEW, premiering this October 2nd on TNT. 
 
 
Jul 30, 2019
Episode 2: It's Always Vader Time
44:39
Ben and Katy recap this week in matches, from Fight for the Fallen to WWE Extreme Rules and they rewatch Big Van Vader vs Antonio Inoki for our Match from the Past. 
 
 
 
Jul 17, 2019
Episode 1: Showmance
32:47
Ben and Katy discuss Eric Bischoff taking the Smackdown reigns, Cody Rhodes vs. Darby Allin at Fyter Fest, and this week on Match from the Past - King of the Ring 1997.
 
Write to us! KindaFunlpn@gmail.com
 
Jul 09, 2019
That's Kinda Fun!
14:14

Welcome to Kinda Fun! Join Ben Kissel and Katy Dierks each week as they bring you everything that's happening in the wild world of wrestling.

 

New full-length episodes starting July 9th!

 

We want to hear from you! Email us at KindaFunLPN@gmail.com

 

Brought to you by The Last Podcast Network 

Jul 01, 2019