Welcome back kids. Now that most of the Gonzo Compadres have recovered from their varietal trips to SXSW, we're back and getting down to it. Well most of us anyway. John is in Hotlanta this weekend for Wrestlemania. Its his first trip to the big event despite a lifelong obsession with the squared circle. Sure, the … Continue reading Friday LinkFrogging – 4/1/11
When I was in eighth grade a new kid moved in and was quickly assimilated into our wandering band of geeks. The new guy came to Louisiana from New Jersey. He brought The Destroyer with him. I was intrigued by the covers of his paperbacks showing cars, guns, women, ninjas and guys doing martial arts. None of … Continue reading The Expendables – the review
Welcome back my friends to our weekly walk on the weird side of the web. Do you smell it? Its the smell of freshly mown grass, beer, hot dogs and Icy Hot. That combination can only mean one thing. Baseball season is underway. MLB's opening day game is this Sunday when the Evil Empire, the … Continue reading Friday LinkFrogging – 4/2/10
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
Well, another year draws to a close my dear reader(s). Me and all my Gonzo compadres have enjoyed bringing you our thoughts on the world around us. The ride continues to be an eventful one. As seems to be the tradition with everyone, we're going to take a look back at our top 10 posts … Continue reading GonzoGeek’s Top 10 Posts of 2009
And I like you. I'll tell you why. You said what was on your mind and then you had the guts to come in the ring and back it up. - Roddy Piper to Chris Jericho Monday Night Raw, 2/16/09 Ever since Mickey Rourke called out Chris Jericho on the red carpet … Continue reading Booking Chris Jericho at Wrestlemania 25
As we here at GonzoGeek continue to prepare for the WWE's invasion of Houston in April, our attention turns today toward the annual Hall of Fame induction. The WWE established the Hall of Fame as a way of recognizing contributions of those who have gone before. That can mean a wrestler like Ric Flair or … Continue reading WWE Hall of Fame 2009
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?