Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Your Midweek Links: The Future Is Now

KENTA, err, I mean Hideo Itami is part of the new school
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 leaders of the new school []

- The Best and Worst of Night of Champions [With Spandex]

- What we learned from Night of Champions [SB Nation]

- Bang for Your Buck PPV Review: Night of Champions [Juice Make Sugar]

- A first look at Lucha Underground [With Spandex]

- Rusev's role in WWE [TJR Wrestling]

- A Bunch of Fives: Gone too soon [Ringbelles]

- The Best and Worst of Impact Wrestling: A Blue Manik for Less Green [With Spandex]

- The renaissance of TNA Wrestling and why it might be doomed anyway [VICE Sports]

- The Greatest Pranks in WWE History []

- The Best and Worst of RAW: #NextGeneration [With Spandex]

- WWE Power Rankings: The Top 50 Superstars [Wrestling on Earth]

- The Art of Gimmickry: The Overly Latino Wrestler [Old School Jabronis]

Non-Wrestling Links:

- A gentleman's guide to sex in prison [The Concourse]

- The online legacy of suicide cults and the webmasters they leave behind [Gizmodo]

- I RODE A HORSE [Black Heart Gold Pants]

- Poor people do not just blow any money they get [Gawker]

- Why do people hit their kids? [The Concourse]

- Rice case: Purposeful misdirection by team, scant investigation from NFL [ESPN]

- There is now a trust gap with Peter King [Awful Announcing]

- The NFL is using sick retirees as hostages [VICE Sports]

- The NFL's useful idiots want Roger Goodell to be tough on domestic violence [Deadspin]

- Chart Party: The NFL in Florida is sad as hell [SB Nation]

- Good, honest football: Rewatching the XFL [Mental Floss]

- The Moby Dick is Minor League Baseball's whale of a sandwich [SB Nation]

- Happy 50th birthday, Pop Tarts! Ranking the most delicious flavors [UPROXX]

- Here are some of the silliest fast food breakfast items [Kitchenette]

- Yuengling sucks [The Concourse]

- How to make pasta with leeks and prosciutto, while there's still time [Foodspin]

- Eight things that Anita Sarkeesian says that gamers should come to terms with [Topless Robot]

- The Grand Dream: An ode to the imagination of Chrono Trigger [Observation Deck]

- Soccer can't fix shit in Israel or anywhere else [VICE Sports]

- The story behind Harold Ramis' and Bill Murray's 21 year rift [Film Drunk]

- Every episode from LOST, ranked [Rankings]

- The LOST cast's post-LOST careers, ranked [The Concourse]

- Ten years later, the 16 best moments from LOST [Pajiba]

- Eight things you probably didn't know about Zoolander [Film Drunk]