Brian Pillman Jr’s recent social media post was a rejection of consequences for prejudice and hate.
Some quick thoughts on current events in pro wrestling.
9/11 Gave a Glimpse into the Minds of Right-Wing Promoters
Stephanie McMahon compared her father’s steroid trial to the deaths of over 3,000 people on 9/11.
Everything Counts at Double or Nothing
WWE have exploited workers and done deals with Saudi Arabia. An alternative, AEW, is about to launch on a grand stage, and there’s a lot at stake.
From Marvel to AEW: Pop Culture’s Success in Opposing Politics of Hate
Even in a capitalist system, the pop culture I so enjoy provides a forum for artists to positively influence narratives in a way that shouldn’t be underestimated. Pull on your mask and tights as we explore how!
Punk Pro Wrestling and Independent Women
Women can be found at the forefront of punk pro wrestling’s revolution.
Pro Wrestling Alternatives: Are We All In?
After decades of dominance from Vince McMahon’s monopolist’s dream come true – WWE – pro wrestlers got together to do it themselves with a punk DIY ethic.
Hogan Doesn’t Know Best
We must call Hulk Hogan what he is: a racist who deserved to be shunned.
Survival of the Fittest: Ultimate Warrior and Hate Speech
There’s no point in re-writing the history of the Ultimate Warrior. He was quite proud of his bigotry, and we owe it to him to remember this about him.
The Day Pro Wrestling Died?
Pro wrestling, it can be argued, has long been dominated by merciless corporations. But did the WWF hitting the stock market as WWE really suck creativity out of the product once and for all?