The Kiss of Death: The Unsolved Mystery of The Dusty Rhodes Envelope

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On this blog we love looking back at storylines that had no actual conclusion, largely due to the company realising it wasn’t working. This latest piece looks at one such storyline: what was in that envelope that Baby Doll carried around that spooked out Dusty Rhodes?
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The Next Generation of Wrestlers You May Not Have Heard Of….Yet

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Not too long ago, I wrote about the difficulties of being a 2nd/3rd generation wrestler entitled The Generation Gap: Wrestling Legacies.

In this piece, I take a look at some of these 2nd and 3rd generation wrestlers. Some you may have heard of…others not so much…not yet anyway. A new generation of wrestlers looking to make a name for themselves.

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Brother-hoodwinked: Wrestling’s Less Successful Siblings Part 2

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This is a continuation of my first piece on the careers of less successful siblings in professional wrestling. There was so many, that a second piece was needed to cover the majority of them.

Lanny Poffo

Perhaps one of the most famous brothers in pro wrestling whose career certainly did not match the legacy of his much more famous sibling. Lanny did have some success in his father’s ICW promotion in the 70’s…but when he followed his brother Randy Savage to the WWF…he became a glorified jobber to the stars as the poem reading, frisbee throwing “Leaping” Lanny Poffo. He did redeem himself later in his career as a manager called “The Genius,” but nowhere close to the Macho Man’s success. Continue reading