April 20, 2010
It’s been a while since we chatted ‘rasslin’. Let’s change that, shall we.
Monday night, Total Nonstop Action (TNA) delivered probably one of their greatest shows ever.
Veteran fan favorites Jeff Hardy and Rob Van Dam faced off to decide the #1 contender to champion AJ Styles. Popular mainstay Samoa Joe returned from an unexplained absence due [...]
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
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 [...]
August 9, 2009
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 4, 2009
June 24, 2009
Back in the 1980s, Hulk Hogan preached about the “demandments” of being a so-called “Real American:”
I think, as sports fans, it’s our turn to put demandments on our favorite teams. These are the core values we attach to our fandom. We should hold them accountable to these standards, from ownership to the players:
June 12, 2009
With July 4th coming up fast, who’s feeling a little Patriotic? This guy, perhaps: