Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Your Midweek Links: Sheiky Baby and Battleground

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

Wrestling Links:

- Best of the Iron Sheik's UPROXX Live Discussion [With Spandex]

- Spending an evening with the Iron Sheik at the Roasted Rumble [SB Nation]

- It was tasteless, but no surprise that WWE referenced MH17 [The Independent]

- The Best and Worst of Battleground 2014 [With Spandex]

- WWE Battleground 2014: What We Learned [SB Nation]

- Sting speaks as Battleground approaches [Grantland]

- Wrestling Is... Emotionally Compromising, or, lightning strikes more than twice and we are losing our family [Heinekenrana]

- Facts from Future Pro Wrestling Summertime Brawl, Wallington Hall, July 19, 2014 [The Only Way Is Suplex]

- Wrestler, statesman, hostage negotiator, legend: The life of Antonio Inoki [Grantland]

- A brief and wonderful history of wrestlers dressing like total dorks [With Spandex]

- Don't you want a new Nation of Domination? [the Masked Negro]

- Seven ways WWE can reinvigorate RAW [What Culture WWE]

- The Best and Worst of RAW: Flo Rida vs. Heath Slater II [With Spandex]

- Wrestling about Talking, Ep. 1: Damien Sandow [The Classical]

- Things Lance Storm dislikes [Wrestling on Earth]

- Vintage Best and Worst: Survivor Series 1996 [With Spandex]

- The Art of Gimmickry: The Assimilated Foreign Wrestler [Old School Jabronis]

- TNA Impact (July 17) Review [Voices of Wrestling]

- The Best and Worst of Impact Wrestling: We Want What Now? [With Spandex]

Non-Wrestling Links:

- How to legitimize bigotry: Embrace debate [Deadspin]

- Respectable bigots may be the worst kind [Sports on Earth]

- Tony Dungy's moral compass is broken [Big Cat Country]

- Super Smash Coaches: SEC Free-For-All [Rock M Nation]

- The NFL is doing its best to protect its free minor league [Deadspin]

- Ida B. Wells: Princess of the Press [Rejected Princesses]

- Watch a teen prove "Shopping while black" exists [UPROXX]

- Fuck Stanford [Valley Wag]

- The gratuitous injustice of American tipping culture [Kitchenette]

- Defending Daryl Morey [Hardwood Paroxysm]

- 20 Simpsons quotes that everyone hears in everyday conversation [Warming Glow]

- Dear Hollywood, stop making movies about the Internet and technology [Pajiba]

- Ten of the most successful Saturday Night Live actors in movies [Warming Glow]

- Assets and Aiken: The Houston Astros and capital [The Good Phight]

- Pete Rose could be at the All-Star Game next year [Sports on Earth]

- 20 Super Mario Bros. 3 glitches you might not know about [Kotaku]

- The Worthy: 14 characters who possessed the power of Thor [Observation Deck]

- A dramatic 260 foot crater has mysteriously appeared in Siberia [io9]

- Pouty husband sends wife spreadsheet detailing sex-life dissatisfaction [The Concourse]

- This woman's sex diary is the antithesis to that guy's sex spreadsheet [UPROXX]

- Sideline reporter is a job fraught with limitations [Sports on Earth]

- Nine unexpected results of human cloning [io9]

- Maui Hot Dogs: Wildwood, NJ [Holzerman Hungers]

- The Rays' four-pound burger is impossible to eat [SB Nation]

- Harness the power of Guy Fieri with the Flavortown dish name generator [Eater]

- How to grill vegetables and make use of those hot coals [The Concourse]

- Doritos long descent into madness [Kitchenette]