What's this? New title? New blog! Yes readers, a year and change into wading through a twisted landscape of weird, wacky and often woeful wrestling figures I spotted an opportunity to spread my metaphorical wings and scope out new toy horizons. The wrestling figures aren't going anywhere however and I'm still trying to procure more … Continue reading Action Figure Fight Club: Here Comes A New Challenger.
THIS Saturday, May 13, Grand Slam Wrestling heads to a "Civil War" at the GSW Arena, 1 Maxson Drive in Old Forge, PA, starting at 7 pm, airing LIVE on facebook.com/powerbombtv! A 5-on-5 STEEL CAGE will end the rivalry of the United Stamper Alliance and the GSW championship committee. Either General Manager and #PresidentOfWrestling Phil … Continue reading Grand Slam Wrestling “Civil War” SATURDAY, May 13
MCW Pro Wrestling returns Friday, June 9 for "Slamboree", sponsored by Jimmy's Famous Seafood, at the MCW Arena, 1000 Joppa Farm RD in Joppa, MD! Meet and greet 6:30 pm, live event 8 pm! Jake Hager (formerly known WWE superstar Jack Swagger) will meet and greet with fans, then will compete that evening in-ring. So … Continue reading MCW Pro Wrestling “Slamboree” June 9 w/ Jack Swagger, Jeff Cobb, More!
by Nathan Neumann Hello to the 4 Corners Radio universe! I attended a live ROH Show in Hopkins Minnesota last Saturday night and I have been waiting to talk about it for almost a week so now I shall do just that. I’ve been to every show in Hopkins Minnesota since they started … Continue reading ROH Masters of the Craft Recap (4/29/2017)
by William Renken I don’t think I’m alone as a wrestling fan in admitting there were periods where my fandom wained. I seem to remember 1994 was the last strong year for me as my interest dropped for about 3 years until Steve Austin exploded into pop culture. 1994 was special for wrestling specifically where … Continue reading 1996: The Year of the Return…to Greatness
In the best of 2016 list I featured a giant Goldberg figure among my favourites, mostly because I couldn't quite believe how ludicrously big it was. So imagine my joy upon discovering on a certain online auction site a figure that dwarfs even Big Bill. Ladies and gentlemen, call the kaiju defence force as I … Continue reading Woeful Wrestling Figures: Goldzilla VS Nashra
The retirement of The Undertaker is one of those things I and expect many knew was coming but didn't really want to happen. All good things must come to an end after all. It feels weird to be almost mourning a fictional character no longer being on my screen but while I may not be … Continue reading Thank you Taker
One: Dim Lights. I who wear spandex and pretend to fight I who do this dance night after night I who still help set the ring up just right I am a professional wrestler I who count the lights on the ceiling I who am an expert at selling a beating I who lose without … Continue reading Professional: A Wrestling Poem in 3 parts.
The march of progress is one of incremental steps. This is as true for wrestling toys as any other aspect of human endeavor. Modern wrestling toys have hit a peak of blending articulation, playability and sculpting that can please both child and child-like in equal measure. Such achievement hasn't come without some teething problems and … Continue reading Woeful Wrestling Figures: Trip Hazard.
Part One: Indie-pendence. I who wear spandex and pretend to fight I who do this dance night after night I who still help set the ring up just right I am a professional wrestler I who count the lights on the ceiling I who am an expert at selling a beating I who lose without … Continue reading Professional: A Wrestling Poem.