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

Wrestlemania 25 – the Review

  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

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 Weekend – The Booker T. Legends of Wrestling FanFest

Coverage of GonzoGeek's Wrestlemania weekend begins right here loyal reader(s). Friday brought us the first ever Booker T. Legends of Wrestling Fan Fest.  Since Stephe wasn't due in until Saturday, I took this one in by myself.  I drove downtown and parked with no problem.  Then I walked to the GRB.  What I found most … Continue reading Wrestlemania Weekend – The Booker T. Legends of Wrestling FanFest

Wrestlemania 25 is upon us!

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!