Episode 3 (Part 2): The Cost of the Spectacle

In part 2 of our discussion of professional wrestling, we discuss the physical and psychological toll that goes into entertaining an audience for a living. Like athletes in any sport, wrestlers are performers who often sacrifice their physical and mental health for a paycheck, the enrichment of corporate executives, and the entertainment of a public looking for an escape.

This is a two parter. Check out part 1, which introduces our discussion of professional wrestling.