Hell in a Cell is dead. It's over. Done. Oh, it isn't going away. The brand name still has juice in it and casuals are aware. But the awe of it - the anticipation - is fully dead. I truly believe that. This is the PPV that gave us Mankind flying off the Hell in … Continue reading One “Hell” Of An Awful Ending
Ocean's Eleven is one of the best action/heist movies of the 2000's. With George Clooney and Brad Pitt in their prime, it was funny, fast-paced and entertaining all the way through. The scene where George Clooney explains to Brad Pitt why they should rob 3 casinos for $150 million is one of my favorite film … Continue reading One Last (Screw)Job: Vince, HBK, Bret & The Final Act of Kayfabe
Tonight is the "Raw Reunion", which is an obvious and desperate attempt to get ratings by bringing back characters more compelling than Kofi's 20 minute weekly lecture telling us "I won the belt at Wrestlemania and damn life is crazy, man, wow."
We didn't know it back in 1999, but Triple H marrying Stephanie McMahon would legitimately end up being the defining angle of modern-day professional wrestling. At the time, we thought it was a fun, silly little segment. We also somehow immediately pushed aside that Triple H essentially made it sound as if he drugged a woman and raped her. But it was simpler times back then.
Let's admit it: Most of the time we're secretly rooting for the bad guy to win.
It's not real heat, it's X-Pac heat, they say. Shane McMahon is awful. Shane McMahon is boring. How does WWE not see this?!
Vince McMahon came out to Monday Night Raw, early in 2019, along with his family (Stephanie, Shane-o-Mac and Triple H) and declared that after Baron Corbin tanked the ratings as GM [honestly hysterical to blame your company failings on a fictional character], there would be a new GM in charge. That GM has made a ton of God-awful decisions, causing ratings to completely nosedive, apathetic crowds, and 20th Century FOX to go into a full-on panic.