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
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?
I confess: the main reason Huracanrana and I watch WWE programming each week is to literally laugh out loud at … Continue reading SPOTLIGHTS: Where’s the Humor Gone?
Look, I get it: steel cage matches are staple of all things extreme wrestling. The dramatic leaps, unrelenting grasp of … Continue reading WRESTLING 101: Ten Steel Cage Match Improvements Sorely Needed
It used to be simple. Independent wrestlers join regional promotions, work through the ranks, potentially go overseas, to subsequently sign … Continue reading SPOTLIGHTS: The Confusing Configuration of the Modern Wrestling Scene
In the early 15th Century, Cosimo Medici, patriarch of his famed Italian family, rose to prominence in Florence. He did so … Continue reading SPOTLIGHTS: Fans Pay the Bills – A Lesson for ‘The Wrestling Renaissance’
The great thing about today’s wrestling environment is the incredible ease of access in finding terrific stuff to watch. New … Continue reading WRESTLING 101: The ‘Rant’ Column