An epiphany occurred while watching the second televised episode of All Elite Wrestling (AEW) Dynamite alongside Huracanrana. The conspiracy theorist … Continue reading SPOTLIGHTS: Can We Still Call It ‘Independent Wrestling?’
Perhaps the most significant news story of the previous WrestleMania week/end was one that never happened. Specifically – and for … Continue reading SPOTLIGHTS: Shhh! A Quiet Cultural Shift Is Finally Upon Us
Seven months and counting. That’s when our little Cruiserweight, baby Jerry, came on the scene. As anyone who’s done it … Continue reading SPOTLIGHTS: The Tyranny of Distance: Indy Wrestling and the Baby Battle
Devoid of gender revolutions, cruiserweight and other non-classics, international/regional pushes, streaming service conundrums, controversial exclusivity agreements, developmental roster explosions, ownership … Continue reading SPOTLIGHTS: ‘Ring of Honor’ Stays the Course, Reaps the Rewards
It seems hard to fathom that (if Cagematch is preaching gospel) Huracanrana and I witnessed Aria Blake’s very first professional … Continue reading ATHLETE APPRECIATION: Aria Blake
Before there was a Neville, there was Cody Rhodes, Sami Callihan and CJ Parker (now Juice Robinson). Along a different … Continue reading SPOTLIGHTS: Grabbing the Brass Ring Under a Glass Ceiling
If imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, than the pro wrestling community has a serious identity crisis. For … Continue reading WRESTLING 101: Whose Line is it Anyway?