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Nicknames We Need Used More

Nicknames have likely been around since the dawn of time.  Probably since a mumbling caveman was referred to as “Hoonga Boonga” by his friends. I’ve had nicknames, you might have had a nickname. It’s safe to say we all know at least one person with a nickname. One of the places where you will find the […]

SummerSlam!

SummerSlam!

A while back, I wrote a post tying the release of WWE’s Rise and Fall of WCW DVD with some of my experiences surrounding the WCW New Blood Rising pay-per-view. The release of the DVD and the date of the PPV event are very close, albeit years separated. This time around, with today being WWE’s […]

The Dangers of Being a TV Show Host

What the world needs now is more savage wrestlers attacking daytime TV hosts. Really. It just kinda gives you that happy feeling inside. Abdullah the Butcher was on Rogers Daytime Ottawa this morning promoting an upcoming Wrestling Supershow  event on August 14th at the Earl Armstrong Arena in Ottawa, ON. One of the hosts got […]

R.I.P.: John Hughes

It has been written repeatedly over the last 24 hours that the films that John Hughes was involved in affected a generation. I believe it. Hughes, who died of a heart attack on the morning of August 6th, made a series of movies that truly spoke to a generation. At the time that his films […]