GonzoGeek vs. The Oscars 2010: Best Supporting Actor

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards are just three weeks away, and between now and then, your GonzoGeek panel will be making their picks alongside our resident Oscar expert: Matt’s copy of “Wrestlemania 2000” for the Nintendo 64. Today: Best Supporting Actor Bruce (last year: 2/5) I'm going to go with Christoph Waltz on this one. … Continue reading GonzoGeek vs. The Oscars 2010: Best Supporting Actor

GonzoGeek vs. The Oscars 2010: Best Supporting Actress

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards are just three weeks away, and between now and then, your GonzoGeek panel will be making their picks alongside our resident Oscar expert: Matt’s copy of “Wrestlemania 2000” for the Nintendo 64. Today: Best Supporting Actress Aamir (last year: n/a) I'm going for Vera Farmiga...she's yummy. Bruce (last year: 2/5) … Continue reading GonzoGeek vs. The Oscars 2010: Best Supporting Actress

It’s a Work: Markism and the Business of Indy Wrestling

            Independent wrestling is probably the last bastion of true professional wrestling, and sadly, it seems to be, in far too many cases, in the hands of ill-equipped promoters, who in turn, leave the trade in the hands of ill-equipped professionals. Some have demonstrated little interest in protecting pro wrestling’s traditional foundations, instead succumbing to what … Continue reading It’s a Work: Markism and the Business of Indy Wrestling

It’s a Work – Anvil: The Story of Pro Wrestling

This past Tuesday night, I went to Charlotte’s newest live-music venue- the Fillmore. Anvil was performing and this past year’s documentary, ‘Anvil: The Story of Anvil’, depicting their history and struggles to achieve rock stardom had won me over; not with their music, but because these men have marched thanklessly to their own thrash metal … Continue reading It’s a Work – Anvil: The Story of Pro Wrestling

It’s a Work – Storytelling

  Before I get to the meat of things, a thought on Vince Russo. If I had to guess, I would that when he was a schoolboy, he was the smartass kid gigglng as he did his homework assignment while sitting on the floor outside the classroom door with the schoolbell blaring above him, moments … Continue reading It’s a Work – Storytelling

It’s a Work – Monday Night Wars II

This was to be a monumental week in wrestling thanks to this past Monday night's head-to-head between WWE and anyone since the power play on WCW. And for about a day and a half, I wanted it to be good. The birth of angles and stories are what make them compelling. Its in those first … Continue reading It’s a Work – Monday Night Wars II

The Debut of “It’s a Work”

One of the great things about the collective experience that is GonzoGeek is when a friend sees what we're trying to do, gets it and asks to be part of it. That's brings us to Chuck. Chuck is a friend.  He's a fan.  He's one of us. When he asked me if he could write … Continue reading The Debut of “It’s a Work”