Meanwhile, in WCW: 1997 Week 30

Jamie Lithgow

Back to 1997 we go and the end is nigh for Beavis & Butthead. This week MTV announced that no new episodes will be created beyond October. Elsewhere, Tupak Shakur – who is still dead – is being sued by some silly woman who took offence to a couple of his songs. Anyway, let’s see who was being silly and who was causing offence in this week’s ‘Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading


Meanwhile, in WCW: 1997 Week 26

Jamie Lithgow

This weekend back in 1997 played host to one of the most bizarre incidents in boxing, and sporting, history. During their rematch for the WBA Heavyweight Championship, challenger Mike Tyson bit off part of champion Evander Holyfield’s ear. Tyson was disqualified, obviously. Anyway, let’s see if Eric Bischoff was still telling fans to “bite me” in this week’s ‘Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading

Meanwhile, in WCW: 1997 Week 25

Jamie Lithgow

Last week we started our nostalgia trip with the sad reality that ‘Batman & Robin’ really happened. Well, better news this week because the absurdly silly, but thoroughly entertaining, ‘Face/Off’ starring Nicholas Cage and John Travolta hit cinema screens. So, let’s see what absurd forms of entertainment wrestling provided for us in this week’s ‘Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading