Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Nitro Glycerin (#Nitro20)

Alright, it's crossover time! As part of New Blood Rising  (@NewBloodPod)'s celebration of Nitro's 20th anniversary I thought I'd do what I do somewhat competently and step outside the Wrestling in the Clinton years timeline of 1996 to recap and review the first ever episode of WCW’s Monday night delight and see just how auspicious a … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Nitro Glycerin (#Nitro20)

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Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Mistaking Verbs for Adjectives.

By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) WCW Monday Nitro,  June 10th 1996. Hello and welcome to Wrestling in the Clinton years,  the wrestling blog that can't wait to see Joe Gomez debut on this episode.  "It's time to get rocking!" screams Tony Schiavone at the start of the episode as Joe Gomez's impending debut is hyped by him … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Mistaking Verbs for Adjectives.

Wrestling in the Clinton Years: A Human Veg-O-Matic.

By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) WCW Monday Nitro, May 20th, 1996. Hello and welcome back to Wrestling in the Clinton years, the little wrestling blog that could (but often didn't). Nitro's mini golden age rolls on, free from the dark influence of Hulkamania with this special 90 minute post Slamboree edition. In the fallout of the show … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: A Human Veg-O-Matic.

Wrestling in the Clinton years: An Odd Portmanteau and A Dead Tag Team Partner.

By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) Hello and welcome back to Wrestling in the Clinton years, the wrestling blog that questions if Smarties really do have the answer.  After last week's lateness,  Lex Luger is making good on his word to Sting and is shown camped out outside the arena in Nashville, Tennessee in order not to … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton years: An Odd Portmanteau and A Dead Tag Team Partner.

Wrestling in the Clinton years: The Ric Flair guide to fine dining.

By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) Hello and welcome back to another edition of Wrestling in the Clinton years, the Chinese knock off of proper wrestling blogging. The no-Hogan era of Nitro continues with neither hide nor hair of the mahogany one on Nitro (which if you’ve read Bryan Alvarez and RD Reynolds’ book The Death of WCW … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton years: The Ric Flair guide to fine dining.

Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Bafflebowl.

By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) So you're back.  Unless this is your first time reading so in that case, you're here. Welcome back to Wrestling in the Clinton years,  soon to be a movie produced by Michael Bay.  Probably. Fire off the party poppers and steamers as this episode of Nitro has almost no Hulk Hogan at … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Bafflebowl.

Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Slam Father, Slam “Son”.

By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) WCW Monday Nitro, April 15th 1996. Hello reader and welcome back to Wrestling in the Clinton years, once again dredging the past to entertain the present.  "Forget that kids stuff, this is real" screams Eric Bischoff as the show begins with Hulk Hogan on his way to the ring to compete … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Slam Father, Slam “Son”.

Wrestling in the Clinton years: A PG Mr. Ass

By Martin Dixon ( @BunnySuicida ) Hello dear reader and welcome back to Wrestling in the Clinton years,  which is to professional journalism as a puppy is to quantum physics. WCW Uncensored and the Doomsday Cage match are but a fading memory and so too (for this episode at least) is Hulk Hogan, last seen … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton years: A PG Mr. Ass

Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Duct Tape and Dudes in Flannel.

By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) WCW Monday Nitro, March 11th 1996. Hello and welcome back to Wrestling in the Clinton Years, gazing upon mid-nineties wrestling like Uatu the Watcher. (Welcome back, how did the Wikipedia research go?). Back from my brief return from the WWF I find myself back in the warm bosom of WCW and … Continue reading Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Duct Tape and Dudes in Flannel.

10 Spot: Wrestling’s Greatest Rivalries

by BC (@4CR_Billy) & Robot Hammer (@robot_hammer) After almost SEVEN MONTHS, the 10 Spot has returned to 4CRwrestling.com! Its absence has been no one's fault but my own (Billy); I've had alot on my plate the last several months in many aspects of my life and 4CR has gone through some changes. Now that everything … Continue reading 10 Spot: Wrestling’s Greatest Rivalries