December 17, 2009
What happens when one of the biggest entertainers of the 1980s and 1990s comes back on the scene in 2010?
What happens when said entertainer’s family life has gone through the public ringer, including a messy divorce, a tragic car crash and an apparent suicide attempt?
Well, we will all find out on January 4, 2010, when [...]
November 17, 2009
PR Buzz – Don't Be Like The Ultimate Warrior
Growing up in the 1980s and early 1990s, one of my favorite professional wrestlers was the Ultimate Warrior.
Not familiar? Take a look:
You can see why a little kid would be magnetized to him. Action figure physique, off-the-charts intensity, frenetic energy…a really fun presentation.
But at the end of the day, the Ultimate Warrior was an extended [...]
October 14, 2009
RIP Captain Lou Albano
Professional wrestling is built around oversized personalities and very few could match Captain Lou Albano, who passed away this week.
Kevin Eck from the Baltimore Sun has a beautiful tribute here.
What I want to do is share some memories of Captain Lou, who was a major cultural icon in the 1980s. Enjoy!
A classic WWF interview:
Boasting Greg [...]
August 9, 2009
Top 10 Favorite WWE Entrance Themes
I know, I know. “Rasslin” is for kids and rednecks, neither of which describe me. But I’ve been a lifelong fan and WILL be a lifelong fan. Accept it. (My fiancee is still working on that part.)
A critical part of the presentation of any WWE Superstar is their entrance music. It sets the tone for [...]
July 13, 2009
PR Buzz – Brock, you aren't in WWE anymore, are you?
After defeating Frank Mir to become the undisputed UFC Heavyweight Champion at UFC 100, Brock Lesnar delivered this “instant classic” interview:
After seeing that in his cage, UFC head honcho Dana White found it hard to defend the former WWE Superstar’s actions:
But what [Lesnar] was doing out there was not real. You don’t have to act [...]
June 12, 2009
With July 4th coming up fast, who’s feeling a little Patriotic? This guy, perhaps: