Heels On Starz Episode Seven Review: The Big Bad Fish Man

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Heels on Starz Episode Seven starts with another flashback, this time documenting a memory between Jack Spade and his father, Tom Spade. The dialogue here is very interesting, with Jack clamoring to bring Ace into the DWL citing his “freakish athleticism”. Jack and Tom bicker back and forth about a few different ways to run […] READ MORE


Dark Side of the Ring: Blood & Wire: Onita’s FMW – What We Learned

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Dark Side of the Ring is here once more! Following on from last week’s tragic episode, which centered around the tragic life and death of Chris Kanyon, this week’s episode focused on an entire wrestling promotion: the Japanese, Atsushi Onita-founded Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW). A pioneering, deathmatch promotion which would inspire modern promotions such as […] READ MORE


Heels on Starz Episode Six Review: House Show

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Episode six of Heels on Starz starts with a flashback of Tom Spade and Willie Day. Tom is clearly frustrated with the amount of money he’s losing on the DWL despite Willie’s attempts to reassure him about the success of the company.  Heels on Starz Episode Six After the opening scene, the show transitions to […] READ MORE


Rolling Loud Partnership Cements WWE’s Pivot to Hip Hop Synergy

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Hard rock and pro wrestling have a long history. A theme by storied metal legends AC/DC still intones the beginning of each installment of Friday Night SmackDown. Rock acts like Alter Bridge, Metallica, Motorhead, and Living Colour have provided entrance themes for World Wrestling Entertainment Superstars Edge, Undertaker, Triple H, and CM Punk, respectively. However, […] READ MORE


One Final Look at A&E Biography: WWE Legends

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The A&E Network, in conjunction with World Wrestling Entertainment, produced a series of Biography episodes dedicated to WWE Superstars. The documentaries covered a wide spectrum of WWE talents as they featured Hulkamania stars Roddy Piper, Randy Savage, The Ultimate Warrior and Bret Hart, Attitude Era stars Shawn Michaels, Steve Austin, and Mick Foley, as well as […] READ MORE


VICE TV Announce New Chyna Documentary

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Vice TV have announced that WWE Hall of Fame inductee, the late Chyna, will be the subject of a new two-hour documentary on her life. Titled “VICE VERSA: Chyna”, the documentary will focus on the highs and lows of her career; the good, the bad and the troubles of fame. The phenomenal, mega-stardorm of Chyna […] READ MORE


A&E Biography – Mick Foley: What We Learned

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The A&E Network series Biography is featuring a number of professional wrestlers on its show. This week, the featured wrestler was the “Hardcore Legend”, Mick Foley. Foley went from filming matches in his backyard to becoming the WWF (WWE) World Champion. However, there is much that is not known about Mick. This week, viewers learned […] READ MORE


War of the Words: The Cactus Jack “Cane Dewey” Promo

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Last Word on Pro Wrestling’s series, War of the Words, explores the art and impact of the promo by looking back through the archives. This series will examine all kinds of promos, from the most memorable or ones that have been overlooked and are underrated, showing the background of the promo, the promo itself, the […] READ MORE


Undertaker: Five Decades of The Deadman (Part 2)

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Last week’s installment of this five-part series covered the early career of The Undertaker.  The lesser known 1980s portion of his career was explored; assessing the debut of one of the most significant professional wrestlers of all time.  Mark Calaway’s nearly-basketball career was covered, too.  This part of the series will be covering Undertaker’s most […] READ MORE