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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 […]

My WCW Story

My WCW Story

World Wrestling Entertainment is coming out with a DVD set entitled  The Rise and Fall of WCW.  The DVD is set to release in the U.S. on August 25th Now as you may recall, the DVD they released several years ago, The Rise and Fall of ECW was a runaway success, and was generally praised, […]

Video, NASA, and Wrestling

When DVDs were released to the consumer market, we watched VHS die a slow, painful death.  I mean, you could walk into the electronics department of Wal-Mart and see one of the Lord of the Rings super-duper 8 million disc sets selling for $20, or find a tiny clearance section with the same movie on […]

A Look At WWF Coliseum Home Videos

Back in the mid-1980’s, the WWF (World Wrestling Federation) began distributing home videos through Coliseum Home Video. While they were not the first wrestling releases in the burgeoning home video market of the 80’s, they were by far the most popular and most visible. In this video, I give an introduction to the series of […]

WrestleMania Thoughts and Memories

So for a good portion of the day today, I threw on the second disc of WrestleMania 2000. For those of you not familiar with the WrestleMania 2000 DVD,  it’s a fairly rare gem these days due to it being one of the rare “pre-WWE” name changeover titles. The first disc is the event istself and […]

History of the Intercontinental Championship – Disc One

The History of the Intercontinental Championship   Please understand that I did not write this all in one go. I did, however, write the majority of it while unwinding from Christmas dinner and suffering from the dreaded condition “Turkey Backlash.” Here we go. By the way, we are told not to try this at home. […]