It’s a Work: Markism, Names and Money

So who are the marks?  If your independent promotion is losing money and you think putting a “name” on your poster will help, then you’re a mark.  I touched on it last time out, but I think it warrants repeating. People will read the above and take many different meanings from it.  I’ll expand on … Continue reading It’s a Work: Markism, Names and Money

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

New Woods Order

AP Photo/Matt Dunham In the last few weeks we have learned, ad nauseum, that Tiger Woods' carefully crafted public persona was simply a facade hiding the real Tiger from the public.  The real Tiger, as it turns out, is a world class gashhound (thanks Mr. Ellroy). As floozie after floozie has come out of the … Continue reading New Woods Order

Wrestlemania Weekend – Axxess

  The next stop on our much belated trip to Wrestlemania weekend finds us taking in Axxess. Despite numerous attempts to procure press credentials for the WWF/E Hall of Fame failed, we opted to hit Axxess instead.  We knew a vast majority of the fans AND the workers would be downtown and hopefully our wait … Continue reading Wrestlemania Weekend – Axxess

Wrestlemania XXV: Hulk vs. Stone Cold?

Well maybe not. Interviewed Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2008, on the Bubba the Love Sponge Show (Sirius satellite radio, Howard 101), Terry "Hulk" Hogan said that he had not been contacted by anyone regarding such a match. Still, that's a far cry from saying, "No. Nothing like that is going to happen," or some other actual … Continue reading Wrestlemania XXV: Hulk vs. Stone Cold?