Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Your Midweek Links: Snow Day!

Lots of Bryan this week and more
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It's a snow day, so here are some links to keep you from getting stir-crazy:*

Wrestling Links:

- The Wrestling Podcast, Episode 125: Tom Keiser [Bisery Miz-ness]

- These letters written by Ultimate Warrior and Vince McMahon are very revealing [TJR Wrestling]

- Words with the Dragon: A conversation with Daniel Bryan [The Classical]

- Daniel Bryan is winning the 2014 Royal Rumble [International Object]

- Here's what the last ten Rumble winners were doing on the go-home RAW [PizzaBodySlam]

- Presenting the Royal Rumble Pool, the best way to lose money while watching wrestling [SB Nation]

- Mean Gene Okerlund interviews Richard Sherman [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

- Episode 15: Gavin Loudspeaker, in the ring, with the candlestick [The Mandible Claw]

- The definitive Saturday Night Slam Masters power rankings [The Face-in-Peril]

- RAW: The more things change, the more things stay the same [WRESTLEGASM]

- The Best and Worst of RAW: Animal Style [With Leather]

- Thoughts on The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Professional Wrestling [The Only Way Is Suplex]

- Celebrity Super Bowl Pickkake: Ric Flair [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

- Mae Young: 1923-2014 [Ringbelles]

- The Best and Worst of Impact: Selling England's Own Magnus by the Pound [With Leather]

Non-Wrestling Links:

- Watch the official Batkid video [UPROXX]

- Why can men be such jerks to women online? [Playboy SFW]

- Jon Stewart painfully embraces the feminization of America [Jezebel]

- How ESPN and Grantland failed the trans community [Outsports]

- Richard Sherman explains the Michael Crabtree incident and postgame interview [The MMQB]

- The tone of Richard Sherman's defense has been odd [Sports on Earth]

- 2013's most popular play: The jet sweep/inside zone [Football Study Hall]

- Foodball: Easy pot roast 'n gravy sandwiches [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

- How to cook chicken cutlets and give yourself a reason to keep living [Foodspin]

- And the Valley Drinks: NOLA Brewing Irish Channel Stout [And the Valley Shook]

- Six shocking studies that prove why science is broken [Cracked]

- No, paying college athletes won't bankrupt sports [Deadspin]

- 100 famous movie quotes in chart form [io9]

- If posters for this year's Oscar-nominated movies were honest [UPROXX]

- Disappearing acts: The 14 sad finales of NBA superstars [The Smoking Section]

- If enemies from The Legend of Zelda were real [Kotaku]

- Video game behaviors that would be creepy in real life [Polygon]

- Let's all go to a British "wank camp," shall we? [Gawker]

- Artist brilliantly reimagines Game of Thrones as Japanese art [io9]

*-For those in Southern climates, it's hump day, so here are some links to get you through the rest of the week.