Welcome to the results of the 2014 Theszies / Rec.sport.pro-wrestling Awards. This year we officially hit 1,000 voters – and I mean exactly 1,000 voters, after we manually eliminated the usual bunch of duplicate/scam voters (seriously, guys, why do you do that, it just makes this all take longer). We came out to exactly one […]
Torontoist asked me to write a eulogy for the now-departed Sun News Network.
So last night Triple H appeared on Stone Cold Steve Austin’s wrestling podcast (LIVE ON THE WWE NETWORK ONLY NINE NINETY NINE MAGGLE) and spoke for about an hour, non-kayfabe, about the challenges of booking pro wrestling in an era where everybody who wants to know anything about wrestling can essentially know at least half […]
So last night the annual WWE Royal Rumble happened and it ended up being an absolute disaster because of the Royal Rumble match – the annual modified battle royale that is one of the most popular events the WWE runs every year, and certainly one of the most anticipated. The short short version is that […]
QUESTION ONE (Film adaptations of Shakespeare plays) a. Whose first instinct was not to feed the tarantula? Olivia in She’s The Man b. Who once crashed into a car on purpose? Kat Stratford in 10 Things I Hate About You c. Who always wanted to be a hawk? Hugo in O d. What promoted rust? […]
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Keira Knightley for The Imitation Game is a lock because that movie is going to get nominated anywhere it can get nominated. Meryl Streep for Into The Woods is Meryl Streep doing Good Acting in a popular, financially successful, critically well-received movie and really, it has to be an amazing year for […]
The King William’s College Quiz has come and gone for another year, and of course its insistence that quiz-takers “know a lot of things” of course just makes the whole thing harder than it really needs to be. Therefore, once again we bring you the Not Quite The King William’s College Quiz, which we promise […]
Voting is now open for the 2014 rec.sport.pro-wrestling Awards – the Theszies! You can vote HERE. The Theszie Awards are the oldest fan awards in pro wrestling history, going back to 1990 (when Mr. Perfect quite appropriately won Best Wrestler and Junkyard Dog v. Ric Flair at Clash XI won Worst Match). They offer a […]