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Like a House Afire: May hot topics! Sami Zayn, Hideo Itami, Daniel Bryan, Paige, NXT and more!

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Welcome to an early May episode of Like a House Afire, an occasional video-cast that runs down some hot topics in the world of pro wrestling with opinion and analysis from yours truly.

This one is all about hot topics, partly because I'm too focused on needing a haircut to develop an actual thesis.

Listen to me rundown my thoughts on the futures of Sami Zayn, Hideo Itami and Daniel Bryan, WWE's image makeover attempt with the ESPN E: 60 documentary on NXT and more. See if a cat walks in front of the camera while I'm trying to talk about the tragic death of a child in Pennsylvania, and see me cut a promo on NXT's Dana Brooke.

Here's some background on the buzz that drove this episode:

Sami Zayn's debut was awesome, he might be WWE's Daniel Bryan replacement but he also might be hurt, and Vince Russo is the personification of clickbait

ESPN's documentary on NXT pulls back the curtain, and accomplishes goal of humanizing wrestlers

Hideo Itami hurt

New Tough Enough line-up

Man kills child with a wrestling move

Hope you enjoy the show, and please hit us up in the comments with your thoughts, feedback, questions or suggestions.

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