Whatever Happened to Dink the Clown

Craig Wilson

Although he debuted as a dark clown, Doink soon became a comedy character on WWF during the early 90s. This peaked when he was assigned a midget version of himself in Dink. Today, in this latest piece, we ask ‘Whatever Happened to’ Claude Giroux, the man who played Dink. Continue reading

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Great Ideas That Didn’t Last: WCW’s Repackaging of Raven

Brian Damage

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’. This latest piece focuses in on the rebirth of Raven in WCW. Continue reading

Wrestling with Sin: 139

Brian Damage

This is the 139th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, underbelly of pro wrestling. Many of the stories involve 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

Sunday Sermon: The Montreal Screwjob 20 Years on

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Craig Wilson, Jamie Lithgow, Brian Damage, Amerigo Diehl, Russ Morgan and Benjamin Trecroci

This month marks the 20th anniversary of one of the most infamous moments in WWE, if not wrestling, history: The Montreal Screw job. In today’s Sunday Sermon, we take a look back at those events with the benefit of hindsight and look at the long-term impact of that night in Montreal on 9 November 1997. Continue reading

Wrestling with Sin: 138

Brian Damage

This is the 138th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, underbelly of pro wrestling. Many of the stories involve 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