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.
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 Billy Carpenter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lFVmYhipHA Jinder Mahal kicks off this week’s edition of Main Event. Tom Phillips reminds us that we’re less than four weeks away from WrestleMania and it certainly doesn’t feel that way to me. Curtis Axel is out to collect his check. I don’t know if he was destined to … Continue reading WWE Main Event Recap (3/8/2017)
posted by Billy Carpenter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGkb3JM-jic Breezango are here to kick off this week’s Main Event. Such a fun act; the day will come that they’re in the mix for the SmackDown tag titles. They’re squaring off against a team who couldn’t be further away from the title scene, The Vaudevillains. Back … Continue reading WWE Main Event Recap (11/15/2016)
By Nathan Neumann Hello everyone and welcome to another one of my ROH TV reviews from yours truly Nathan. It’s been a while due to my schedule being absolutely insane and the fact that ROH hasn’t been up on new content as of late but we are back at it this week and hopefully I’ll … Continue reading Ring Of Honor TV Review (10/15/16)
posted by Billy Carpenter Breezango is here to kick off the show as David Otunga & Tom Phillips banter about the pirate shirts Breeze and 'Dango are sporting. I still have some high hopes for this tandem; they're so over the top, I love it. Breeze gives us the origin story on the sweet … Continue reading WWE Main Event/WWE Superstars Review (9/14/-9/16/2016)
SmackDown Live makes a statement in their first PPV post brand-split. Posted by Billy Carpenter Two months after WWE's second attempt at a brand split comes Backlash, the first brand specific PPV in this new era. The SmackDown Live crew was tasked with creating a memorable show, which honestly, had very little buzz … Continue reading WWE Backlash Review
Posted by Nathan Neumann Hello everyone and welcome to another ROH TV review from Nathan for both http://www.EyesOnTheRing.com and http://www.4CROnline.com it’s time for your weekly dose of honor as Death Before Dishonor is officially in the books and we have a new world champion in Adam Cole (bay bay). https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fringofhonor%2Fvideos%2F10154331707946328%2F&width=500&show_text=false&height=345&appId The show featured Matt … Continue reading Ring of Honor TV Review (8/27/2016)
Come with me now on a trip back to the heady days of 2005, a time before the credit crunch, before selfie sticks and before Brexit with a quintet of my favourite figures I've encountered so far as a connoisseur of craptacular toys and serve as a perfect example of pre-housing crisis toy manufacturing decadence. … Continue reading Woeful Wrestling Figures:Changing Faces
Throughout the short time I've been reviewing wrestling toys I've often wondered about the multitude of design decisions that lead up to a figure being put into production and landing on store shelves. Most of the time I can see what someone on the design team saw in an idea, even the Maximum Sweat WWF … Continue reading Woeful Wrestling Figures: An Extra Large Shake.