Alright, let's get 2017 started in the right way, with crappy toys instead of expensive fireworks, gallons of alcohol, nameless party guests and the ever-present threat of a social disease. Denial ain't just a river in Egypt. The Christmas season may be over for another 11 and a bit months but I come from the … Continue reading Woeful Wrestling Figures: A Little Pump ‘N’ Grind.
Now this is a nice novelty. Normally I review something from toyboxes of the past but this time I've got a pair of toys so hot and fresh out of the oven I have to wear gloves to hold them. I speak of course of the new kids on campus, WWE Zombie figures. Zombies … Continue reading Woeful Wrestling Figures : Undead and loving it.
I un-ironically love the WWF Maximum Sweat figures now I've had a chance to really get to know them. Sure, they may be lumpen and exaggerated but that's why I love them, they are hyper-real cartoons of a hyper-real cartoon with a little button on the back that makes water run from their foreheads to … Continue reading Woeful Wrestling Figures: Gonna Make You Sweat!
By Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) Following on from my last article on Bray Wyatt vs Undertaker and the feeling I get of coming to terms with my own ageing underpinning the feud I'm also seeing a similar theme about getting older and themes of regret at many points throughout all of the stories going into Wrestlemania 31 … Continue reading A Country for Old Men: The Psychology of Wrestlemania 31.
Written under duress by Critical Bill (@williamrenken83) We are so damn smart, aren't we? Put the magazines away. This is the generation of forums, Youtube, podcasts, and countless forms of media. All of these combine to make us the smartest mother fuckers on the planet. At least when it comes to wrestling. Where we … Continue reading True Gamesmanship
Written under duress by Critical Bill (@williamrenken83) There were many reactions to The Rock's return last Monday night in Brooklyn. Actually, two to be exact. More or less two. Excitement/bewilderment and apathy/vitriol. So, that's four reactions, but in the end you get the idea. And in the end, what The Rock did was The Rock … Continue reading The Rock vs. Triple H and the Last Great Attitude Era Payoff
Date: July 20, 2014 Venue: Tampa Bay Times Forum (Tampa, FL) Commentators: Michael Cole, JBL, & Jerry Lawler WWE presents its second-annual Battleground PPV live from Tampa. FL last night. Was it better than last year's show? Read on for recaps, results, reviews, and other words that begin with r from both the PPV itself and the Kickoff special! Kickoff Results Adam … Continue reading 4CReview: WWE Battleground 2014
Venue: TD Garden (Boston, MA) Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry "The King" Lawler, and John "Bradshaw" Layfield Hello 4CR faithful, my name is Jonathan Sullivan and I'm going to be your guide for the next three hours through the havoc and chaos that is Money in the Bank 2014. For those of you unfamiliar with my work (all of you) … Continue reading 4CReview: WWE Money in the Bank (6/29/14)
by Martin Dixon (@BunnySuicida) Welcome to a little something where I've collected some thoughts & musings that really aren't big enough to fill a whole article, but I feel needed saying. So without further ado, on with the show. Surreality Bites When Triple H sat down with Michael Cole on Raw & proclaimed that … Continue reading Pick & Mix: Thoughts from the Hutch
by Billy Carpenter (@4CR_Billy) WrestleMania 30 could very well be the crowning, shining moment in the career of Daniel Bryan. Since entering WWE back in 2010 as part of the inaugural NXT series, he’s built himself into the most over wrestler on the planet. Hard work, perseverance and a desire to be the man … Continue reading Daniel Bryan: By the Numbers