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

And in this corner…Chikara Pro

I like wrestling. No, not Olympic style. I'm talking pro wrestling in all of its gaudy splendor. And I should amend that to "I used to like wrestling." I grew up in south Louisiana in the belly of the Mid-South/UWF territory and Bill Watts' simple, brilliant and effective booking ruined me for everyone else, so … Continue reading And in this corner…Chikara Pro

Wrestlemania 2000 Picks The Oscars

Back in college, I briefly had the editorial reins of the entertainment section in an alternative (read: unpopular) campus paper. One of my few accomplishments was an Oscar prediction article pitting our resident film critics up against Wrestlemania 2000, the old then-WWF game for Nintendo 64. It was supposed to be a stupid gimmick, something … Continue reading Wrestlemania 2000 Picks The Oscars