Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Your Midweek Links: Chikarawesome!

Jervis Cottonbelly injured? NOOO!
Photo Credit: Scott Finkelstein
It's hump day, so here are some links to get you through the rest of the week:

Wrestling Links:

- The World Is Not Enough: A Chikara Road Diary [With Spandex]

- Word, life this is basic... Chikaranomics? [Women Write about Comics]

- Broken ribs, broken hearts: The small hiatus of Gentlemania [Heinekenrana]

- British indie wrestler Grado has the best entrance in sports [SB Nation]

- NYWC: Angry Andy reviews Trust No One [Juice Make Sugar]

- The Best and Worst of RAW: The Bo Behind the Bo in 21-and-Bo [With Spandex]

- The Mouth of WWE [Grantland]

- Gender equality, the WWE way [False Underdog]

- The Merch Table: PWTees Podcast Shirts Special [Wrestling on Earth]

- Dwayne Johnson tells the story behind that '90s throwback photograph [Gawker]

- Stomp! [Wrestling in the Clinton Years]

- Ten Hulk Hogan alternatives to be WWF Champion in 1984 [Camel Clutch Blog]

- TNA Impact (July 24) Report [Voices of Wrestling]

- The Best and Worst of Impact Wrestling: E-C-SCHLUB! E-C-SCHLUB! [With Spandex]

Non-Wrestling Links:

- The NFL doesn't care about you, ladies [SB Nation]

- Face it, women, the NFL doesn't give a shit about you [Jezebel]

- In the Ray Rice case, the NFL followed society's lead [Sports on Earth]

- How do other notable NFL suspensions compare to Ray Rice? [Deadspin]

- Michelle Beadle calls out First Take over Ray Rice segment [Awful Announcing]

- Let the Ravens tell you how much they love Ray Rice [SB Nation]

- Do 'distractions' really hurt on-field performance? [Sports on Earth]

- The NFL responds to the New York Times editorial endorsing marijuana legalization [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

- How to make a 2014 preseason Top 25 [SB Nation]

- Wishes > Predictions [Every Day Should Be Saturday]

- Introducing... the KSK Scale of Sadness [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

- BUT WHAT CAN BE DONE? The dos and don'ts of combating online sexism [Polygon]

- Osh-Tisch, Princess of Two Spirits [Rejected Princesses]

- Barry Bonds was an alien god who destroyed space-time to bring us joy [Regressing]

- An anti-tribute to Kramer, the worst neighbor and friend in TV history [Warming Glow]

- Ten imaginary shows from UHF that should be on real TV [Film Drunk]

- Five Futurama episodes that made every fan cry [Warming Glow]

- The ten most surprising reveals in comics [What Culture]

- Homophobes freak out over gay Batman rumor [Antiviral]

- How to make chicken salad the star of the show, for once [Foodspin]

- Cookin' ATVS Style: FRIIIIIIIED CHICKENNNNN [And the Valley Shook]

- 18 overrated beers [The Concourse]

- Taco meats, ranked [Foodspin]

- This Week in F*ck You!: Longreads [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

- Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson's snappy comeback to "Aliens are going to hell" [Gawker]

- You don't want to mess with alien Mewtwo [Kotaku]