WWE 2K19’s career mode capitalizes on how fundamentally bizarre its product can be, and it’s one of the best video game experiences Sachin Hingoo’s had this year.
On Monday, we lost Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart, one of the most charismatic wrestlers ever and someone that embodied that spirit of tag team wrestling.
There were a few years, more than a few actually, that I didn’t follow pro-wrestling… sorry… “sports entertainment” as closely as I do now. I kept tabs, but I was … Continue reading The Boss Level of pro-wrestling pod casts
Big Van Vader, who passed away on June 18th, 2018, was everything you could ever expect from a ‘big man’ wrestler, and then some.
An upcoming graphic novel about the Undertaker promises to give readers new revelations and surprises about the WWE superstar’s long career.
Professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino, the Italian Superman, has passed away at the age of 82. He was a graceful beast who caught the world’s attention in 1959, when he set a new world record for weightlifting, bench-pressing a mind-boggling 565 pounds.
Say what you want about pro-wrestling (sorry, sports entertainment) as being fake, but watching a man give up his dreams in front of a live audience is as real as it gets.
Having the WWE network is what it would be like having a pizza place in my basement: I don’t always want pizza, but I’d eat it at any time and … Continue reading Battle of the Brands: WWE Survivor Series
I keep thinking that one day I will grow out of my pop culture pursuits; comics, movies with aliens and explosions, action figures, and the one that gets the most … Continue reading Too Big to Fail: The WWE No Mercy Double Main Event
This time on Heroes and Villains, we’ll be looking at a variety of comics out this week, and a brief interlude from the traditional superhero genre for me, including selections … Continue reading Heroes and Villains – Reviewing Recent Comics 5-31-2017
The world doesn’t need another milquetoast Canadian indie comedy. But it’s a national specialty, so they keep coming around, safe, inoffensive, government-funded and mildly amusing. Unfortunately for Chokeslam, safe and inoffensive … Continue reading Affable Chokeslam Taps Out in Quest For Rom-Com Wrestlemania
If you’re holiday shopping for wrestling fans out there, there are two certifiable A+ products that are absolutely worth picking up to guarantee you won’t be going through a table … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2016: WWE 2K17 and the WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment