Media & Entertainment

Captain Lou Albano R.I.P.

Well, I’ve been taking it easy of late. You know, recovering from the elk accident and whatnot, and generally being rather thankful for what I have. In fact, we celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving last week, so it was a good time to reflect. I was very sad to hear about the passing of one of the […]

You Guys Rule!

I just wanted t throw this out to the masses… You guys rule! I don’t even know who most of “you guys” are, but this website has been getting some pretty decent traffic of late. Decent enough that I can easily justify regular postings. So I guess this is a bit of a vanity moment. […]

Patrick Swayze

Well, the world is mourning the unfortunate passing of Patrick Swayze, who succumbed to cancer. I can’t say I was a big Patrick Swayze fan (although The Outsiders rules), but it would take a fool to deny him of his accomplishments and impact on pop culture, especially in the 1980′s and 1990′s. Any man that […]

Special Guest This Week on Ringside!

For those of you that haven’t figured it out, every Friday for the past couple of years or so, Ian Hamilton and myself have been running down the latest wrestling and MMA news on Ringside. Over this time we’ve had some truly fun guests, including Hall of Famer Bret “Hitman” Hart, Eric Bischoff, former UFC […]

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 […]