Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Your Midweek Links: An Examination of Wrestling Journalism

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It's hump day, so here are some links to get you through the rest of the week:


- Hey, have you listened to my podcast with Rachel Summerlyn yet? No? THEN DO IT NOW [Episode 79: Endless Summerlyn]

- A-yo, I ate pho for the first time! [Holzerman Hungers]

Wrestling Links:

- Geno Mrosko examines why CM Punk constantly feels the need to lash out at dirtsheet writers [Cageside Seats]

- K. Sawyer Paul then examines the dynamic between wrestlers and dirt sheets as well as between dirt sheets and the alternative media, using the above article as a canvas [International Object]

- Best and Worst, featuring more admiration for the woman, the myth, the legend, Tamina Snuka [With Leather]

- Jerome Cusson wants to know where Ken Shamrock was this past weekend at the AAW show despite being advertised for it heavily [PW Ponderings]

- Jennifer Logsdon recounts her first trip to see nCw: Femmes Fatale [Wrestling Reflections]

- An examination of the WWE's treatment of women via their ignorance of the plight of Chyna [Cageside Seats]

- An appreciation of El Generico by the blog named in his honor [¡OlĂ©! Wrestling]

- In honor of Movember, here's a list of the top ten wrestling moustaches [Old School Jabronis]

Non-Wrestling Links:

- Bob Saget and John Stamos got together and sang Beatles songs over Thanksgiving. Dave Coulier wasn't invited because he already had his Thanksgiving, dammit [Warming Glow]

- Why that broken NCAA single-game basketball scoring record is a sham [Deadspin]

- Mr. Skin's top 10 nude scenes of 2012. Shockingly missing - all the quality topless action from Game of Thrones [Film Drunk]

- A comparison of porn stars to "normal" women... if you ignore the increased substance abuse, porn stars seem to be better adjusted [Buzz Feed]

- Fireman Ed "retired" as the Jets' unofficial fan mascot [Metro]

- Drew Magary tells everyone why no one should care that Fireman Ed retired [Deadspin]

- Just to rub it in, here are all the different ways the Jets have turned the ball over this season (okay, it's only a partial list) [SB Nation]

- If you think there's a war on men, well, you're a pussy [VICE]

- Sigmund Freud didn't think homosexuality was all that big a deal before it was cool [Buzz Feed]

- The famous last words of ten different rock stars [Flavorwire]

- Don Cheadle reprises his role as evil Captain Planet [Funny or Die]