1. Just Blame Vince McMahon: An Assessment of the Media Treatment of Pro Wrestling

    Steroid scandals. Liability lawsuits. Predatory condemnations by the Parents Television Council. Cold, hard statistics on the number of professional wrestlers who have died are referenced and ...

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  2. WrestleMania Retrospective: The Curtain Call of Ric Flair

    Never has his moniker been more apt than on Sunday, March 30, 2008. At WrestleMania XXIV, The Heartbreak Kid indeed broke the hearts of millions of fans, not to mention his own, when he ...

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  3. WrestleMania XXV Match Analysis: A Phenomenal Showstopper

    "My mentors had always told me that it didn’t matter if you won or lost, only that you put on a great match." - Shawn Michaels, Heartbreak & Triumph WrestleMania XXV: A Phenom-enal Showstopper High expectations often breed disappointment...

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  4. Creature Vs. Creature: Shawn Michaels Is the Greatest WWE Superstar of All Time

    How does one qualify the greatest wrestler of all time? The epithet is assigned often and debated with even more frequency...

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  5. How Chris Jericho Ignited My Fire for the Squared Circle in One Moment

    I have no childhood memories of professional wrestling. What I have is an unbridled passion for the artistry and athleticism that comprises the world of sports entertainment...

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  6. LIVE From No Way Out in Seattle: Results and Thoughts

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  7. Creature Vs Creature Fatal Four Way: SummerSlam is the Best WWE Pay Per View

    WrestleMania, debuting in 1985, was conceptualized as Vince McMahon’s answer to Jim Crockett’s successful Starrcade Pay-Per-View...

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  8. A (Matt) Hardy's Journey

    Joseph Campbell explored the monomyth in the field of comparative mythology in his revolutionary work, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, published in 1949...

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  9. John Cena: Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned To Be a Fan

    Strip away the pandering antics and speak from the heart. Display the fire and passion that brought you to the dance. Don’t think. Just talk. And it will be compelling. Last night, John Cena delivered a stellar promo in a phenomenal segment...

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  10. There's Something About Elimination Matches: Precedents and Types

    There seems to be some confusion regarding two of the matches held on the December 29, 2008 edition of Monday Night RAW, specifically the Divas Battle Royal and the Fatal Four Way Elimination Match...

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  11. And the Best Actor Award Goes To...Shawn Michaels

    Professional wrestling is not considered by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences as a viable option for television awards...

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  12. Chris Jericho: The Man Of 1,004 Talents

    In 1999, the United Kingdom and the United States were pioneers in proactively finding ways to tackle the problem of the two-digit date crisis...

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  13. Through The Looking Glass: The Montreal Screwjob Part III (Shawn Michaels)

    Part One: Hitman's Perspective Part Two: McMahon's Perspective Contrary to popular belief, wrestling fans have long memories...

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  14. Through the Looking Glass: The Montreal Screwjob Part II (McMahon's Perspective)

    (Part One: Hitman's Perspective) The Montreal Screwjob is the most notorious and divisive day in the wrestling business. Various forms of media have documented and dissected the infamous incident...

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  15. Through The Looking Glass: The Montreal Screwjob Part 1 (Hitman's Perspective)

    Survivor Series 1997 carries the distinct, if dubious, honor of being the most controversial day in the history of the wrestling business...

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  16. Rest In Peace: On The Burial Of Wrestling's "Bury"

    Sitting in front of my television on Monday night, I had a moment of foresight. The channel was on USA and it was a few minutes away from the three-hour extravaganza to celebrate surpassing 800 episodes of Monday Night RAW...

    Mina Written by Mina about almost 6 years ago 859 reads 12 comments