Tag Archive: WrestleMania

Apr 06

The wonderful insanity of the WrestleMania VIII presser

Every year during WrestleMania, Twitter is split completely down the middle. On one side, you have people tweeting passionately about a fake sport; I’m typically in that group. On the other side, you have people complaining about that first group clogging up their timeline by tweeting about a fake sport. My general stance is that …

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Apr 29

Under the influence

*Image courtesy of AP3. The first time I saw the Undertaker, I didn’t even actually see him.

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Apr 13

Real recognize real

The first WrestleMania I remember watching was the sixth one, when Hulk Hogan defended his title against the Ultimate Warrior. I was a bit late to the party; my friends had all been fans for several years at that point, but I didn’t take to any sport – including ostensibly fake ones – until about …

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May 21

Celebrating the Macho Man’s life a window to the past

I’d say nothing calls your attention to the fact that you’re vulnerable to the passage of time like waking up to the news that Macho Man Randy Savage has passed away.

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Apr 09

Look closer: Our favorite images from WrestleMania 27

As a compendium to my thoughts on WrestleMania 27, here are my favorite photos from the event and the surrounding atmosphere. I was going to include some videos I uploaded to YouTube, but the WWE filed a copyright claim against me. The least they could have done was a personal cease and desist call from …

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Apr 08

Link to the past: WrestleMania trip a form of time travel

As I get older, I feel it’s important to do things once in a while that make me feel like a kid again, that evoke the things I enjoyed back when my main responsibility was to have as much fun as possible while still learning my multiplication tables. That’s why you’ll find me eagerly anticipating …

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