We return with a ‘Remember When?‘ piece, going back to the end of 1997 when Goldust dropped the golden part of his ring attire and became ‘T.A.F.K.A Goldust, to somewhat mixed reviews… Continue reading
In 1996 the WWF snapped up former Playboy Playmate Ashley Allen and the company had big plans for her. In the end, they amounted to very little. Today, we take a look at the WWF run of the disappearing diva. Continue reading
Like most things in life, all good wrestling characters and gimmicks evolve over time. Often the gradual tweaks made to a gimmick during it’s lifespan involve the occasional costume change. Some of these costume changes are good and some are bad, but today Jamie casts his eye over some the less memorable fashion choices from some of wrestling’s biggest names… Continue reading
One of the many things we like on this blog is discussing ‘what ifs’ and looking at, often crazy, ideas that never saw the light of day. Today is one of those days as we look at a series of proposed WWE gimmicks that mercifully never made it to our screens. Continue reading
By 1994 the Hulk Hogan character was beginning to wane. To attempt to recapture the golden era, the WCW created ‘The Dungeon of Doom’ as a heel stable as a foil for the Hulkster. Today’s piece takes a look at that stable. Continue reading
Hailing from Badstreet USA, the Fabulous Freebirds are widely regarded as one of the finest groupings in wrestling history. Today we look at all the men that rode with the group as they made their way to the top, from hangers on to management and everything in-between. Continue reading
Throughout the history of pro wrestling bookers and promoters have always tried to come up with new, creative and innovative ideas to generate interest in their product. Some ideas have not only succeeded…but flourished. Others were DOA from the get go. Then there are those ideas which initially were innovative…but for various reasons….faded away. Those are the focus of this latest series of posts titled ‘Great Ideas That Didn’t Last’.