Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Your Midweek Links: Hillbilly Fashion and Gross Promoters

Good ol' Hillbilly Jim and more explored by Danielle this week
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It's hump day, so here are some links to get you through the rest of the week:

Wrestling Links:

- Wrestling Threads: The Fashionable History of Hillbillies [With Spandex]

- The top 25 matches for the first half of 2014 [Place 2 Be Nation]

- KENTA in the land of sports entertainment [Voices of Wrestling]

- The importance of crowd reactions [Explorations in Pro Wrestling]

- The Best and Worst of RAW: Friendly Enemies [With Spandex]

- Shoot from the Heart: What's missing in today's WWE [TJR Wrestling]

- It's hard to talk progress with a dick in your mouth [Drop Toehold]

- In case you missed it, Lance Hoyt wants to kill me in real life [With Spandex]

- Leading a double life (and looking good doing it) [Addy Starr]

- Purobabies, come hither: An introduction into New Japan Pro Wrestling [Suviprantsatus]

- Angry Andy reviews NYWC's Going the Distance [Juice Make Sugar]

- Interview: FPW on Stone, Redman, and Summertime Brawl [The Only Way Is Suplex]

- 2011: The Year of the Woman [Dirty Dirty Sheets]

- The Best and Worst of Impact Wrestling: Just Be Roy [With Spandex]

- Impact Review, July 10 [Voices of Wrestling]

- Deja Vu Wrestling: Paul Orndorff vs. Randy Savage [The Loaded Glove]

- Sonic Doom: UltraMantis Black's debut album is heavy on aggression [With Spandex]

- Injured wrestler wants fans to buy him a PS4 to help recovery [Kotaku]

Non-Wrestling Links:

- This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps [Washington Post]

- Why I'm not a liberal [Jacobin Mag]

- LeBron James tells the world exactly what it wants to hear [Deadspin]

- The two LeBrons, and LeBron James' two-sided decision [Hardwood Paroxysm]

- LeBron James' return to Cleveland as told by newspaper covers [SB Nation]

- On LeBron James, Kevin Love, Andrew Wiggins, and the eventual Sixers [Liberty Ballers]

- The Pirates' triple-decker grilled-cheese sandwich is the king of all ballpark food [SB Nation]

- The best fast food burger is probably from a chain you've never heard of [Kitchenette]

- How to make seafood paella, whether it's traditional or not [The Concourse]

- Yes, potato salad belongs on Kickstarter [The Verge]

- The seven strangest foods in RPGs [Talk Amongst Yourselves]

- Coming back for more [Sports on Earth]

- 20 reasons we loved the 2014 World Cup [SB Nation]

- Let's run it back [Gheorghe the Blog]

- Concussed Christoph Kramer "can't really remember" World Cup final [Screamer]

- Virginia man claims territory as kingdom so daughter can be a princess [Jezebel]

- Maps of an alternate North America that never came to be [io9]

- Prince Fielder's naked ESPN cover is sexy as hell [The Concourse]

- Game of Thrones author says fuck you to anyone who speculates he's going to die before finishing [Polygon]

- The five things the Emmys got right (and the five things they got wrong) [Warming Glow]

- Why Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany will always be snubbed for an Emmy [The Morning After]

- The six types of cult heroes you meet in sports [Bucky's 5th Quarter]

- Seven fascinating things you probably didn't know about Weird Al Yankovic [UPROXX]

- The best and worst celebrity fans for every NFL team [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

- It's very good to own a NFL team [Deadspin]

- Texts between Bill Belichick and Aaron Hernandez revealed [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

- Do you love your dog too much to realize it's an idiot? [Gamma Squad]

- The 30 best pieces of Pokemon shaming art [Dorkly]