The Way We Was: 1996 Week 34

Jamie Lithgow

On this week 20 years ago Sony decided to push back the release of their newfangled Digital Video Disc (DVD) player until next spring. Those pesky Hollywood studios are scared that putting their movies onto DVDs will see an increase in piracy. They’ll be looking forward to broadband internet then. Anyway, just as with modern day WWE, Summerslam was this week. Let’s see what happened at ‘The Hottest Event of The Summer’ in this week’s ‘The Way We Was‘ …

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Book or Cook? The Booking of R-Truth

R-Truth

Craig Wilson, Brian Damage and Jamie Lithgow

The WWE roster is filled with “superstars” at every level. There are the main roster guys who regularly appear on Raw and SmackDown, those who are used as glorified jobbers and those who are barely used at all. In this series of pieces, we will take an individual wrestler barely used and decide if they are worth keeping or should they be let go. Today we decide if we Book or Cook R-Truth. Continue reading

Wrestling With Sin: I Love the 80’s!

80

Brian Damage

This is the 80th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, underbelly of pro wrestling. Many of the stories involves such subjects as sex, drugs, greed and in some cases even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series…I do not condone or condemn the alleged participants. We simply retell their stories by researching interviews, newspapers, magazines and various other sources of media. Continue reading