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
So our belated and beleagured journey through Wrestlemania weekend comes to a conclusion with the big one...Wrestlemania 25. We arrived at Reliant Stadium not knowing that the tag team unification match had been moved to a dark match. Just further proof as to how far tag team wrestling has fallen in the eye of … Continue reading Wrestlemania 25 – the Review
Its been a while loyal reader(s). Sorry for the absence, but sometimes real life interferes with the fun that is GonzoGeek. However, we're going to make up for our inactivity in spades this weekend. Why? It's Wrestlemania weekend (or Wrestlepalooza as John keeps calling it) and the big event is being held right around the … Continue reading Wrestlemania 25 is upon us!
Wrestlemania XXV is less than 2 months away. With the show being right in GonzoGeek's backyard, expect our coverage to ramp up in the coming weeks. For instance, this past Monday I had a chance to watch Raw in its entirety for the first time in I don't remember how long. Thought I'd better … Continue reading Raw Thoughts – 2/9/09
As I've previously established, for better or worse, I'm a pro wrestling fan. So when I heard that Wrestlemania 25, excuse me XXV, was going to be held here in Houston I was pretty jazzed. Stephe and I went to XVII (17) and had a great time. It was every bit the spectacle they promised … Continue reading “Hey we can buy Hornswoggle hats!” – The Wrestlemania 25 Press Conference