Well That Didnt Work: Doink the Clown’s babyface run in the WWE

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Clowns are creepy, right? Well, that was the thinking of the WWF in late 1992. But it wasn’t long before they turned that clown babyface. In this latest ‘Well That Didn’t Work‘ piece, we take a look at that babyface run of Doink the Clown. Continue reading

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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

Wrestling With Sin: 50 + 9

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Brian Damage

This is the 59th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker, sometimes seedier world of professional wrestling. Many of these stories involve sex, drugs, greed, arrests and sometimes even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series…we do not condone nor do we condemn the alleged involved. That is not our intention at all…we simply retell many of these stories that have already been shared throughout the years.
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This Week in Wrestling 2015 week 27

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Jamie Lithgow, Craig Wilson & Brian Damage

In ‘This Week in Wrestling’ Jamie shares what Raw taught him this week, the team preview the Beast in the East show, Craig discusses wrestling TV ratings and finds an amazing video on the WWE’s YouTube page and Brian shares with us the best wrestling related images he’s come across this week. All that and much much more in the latest edition of This Week in Wrestling

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Wrestling With Sin: 35 MPH Speed Limit

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Brian Damage

This is the 35th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin’ series. A group of stories that delve into the darker and seedier side of professional wrestling. Many of these stories involve sex, drugs, backstage politics, arrests and sometimes even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series…I do not condone nor do I condemn the alleged involved. Continue reading

Great Ideas That Didn’t Last: Borne Again

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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’.
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Wow! That Actually Worked?!? Bad Gimmicks And Names That Succeeded

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Brian Damage

Pro wrestling is filled with bad gimmicks and ring names. We’ve covered several on this blog alone. What we’ve yet to explore are the bad ones or seemingly bad ones and still succeeded. Why did they succeed? Simple, the wrestlers under the gimmicks embraced the name or character and made it their own. Whether it was purely by talent or hard work or both. Continue reading