Bushwhacker Luke

Jonah Keri gets into the ring with WWE Hall of Famer Luke Williams, a.k.a. Bushwhacker Luke, about being a professional wrestler for more than 50 years; Andre the Giant; playing the heel; Crocodile Dundee; Vince McMahon; being best known for arm-swinging and head-licking; wrestler vs. “personality”; Bruiser Brody’s murder; literally crucifying opponents; causing a riot in Puerto Rico; purposely engendering hatred in fans; The Iron Sheik; Rowdy Roddy Piper; 1991 Royal Rumble; Hulkamania; his induction into the Hall of Fame; his longtime partner Bushwhacker Butch; wrestling against The Rock’s father and grandfather; the Hart Foundation; Johnny Ace; and Luke’s Life Tip.

The Jonah Keri Podcast