Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Your Midweek Links: Sexy Star, Punk, and More

More Punk fallout and a bunch else in the links 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:

- Why a Woman Named Sexy Star Signals a Turning Point in Pro Wrestling [Bitch Magazine]

- CM Punk's Parting Shot [Grantland]

- The Best and Worst of RAW: Do You Think I Give a Damn about a Slammy? [With Spandex]

- Wrestling Is Awkward [Wrestling on Earth]

- The Top Independent Wrestling Matches to Watch for: December '14 [4CR Wrestling]

- Five Writing Changes That Would Save Professional Wrestling [Cracked]

- All Night Long: Five Grueling Matches That Prove Ric Flair Was Wrestling's Iron Man [With Spandex]

- Louisville Pastor Talks About His Past as a History-Making Pro Wrestling Manager [WDRB]

- The Depths of Mania: WrestleMania IX Review [Voices of Wrestling]

- Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Scene Missing [4CR Wrestling]

Non-Wrestling Links:

- The St. Louis Rams Have Nothing to Be Sorry for [Deadspin]

- That Time a NFL Team Used Truth Serum on an Injured Player [VICE Sports]

- Monday Morning Jerkface: Week 14 [The Footbawl Blog]

- Jameis Winston Isn't a Victim [Deadspin]

- Marshall and the Death of David [VICE Sports]

- Remembering the Montreal Massacre 25 Years Ago [Jezebel]

- What Is Chuck Johnson and Why: The Web's Worst Journalist, Explained [Gawker]

- Aaron Sorkin Just Needs to Learn to Shut the Fuck Up [Pajiba]

- The UVA Mess Is Now a Full-Fledged Shitstorm [Jezebel]

- The American Justice System Is Not Broken [The Concourse]

- The Police Are Becoming Illegitimate [Rolling Stone]

- Unarmed People of Color Killed by the Police, 1999-2014 [Gawker]

- If Cameras Can't Hold Police Accountable in Eric Garner's Death, What Can? [The Verge]

- Richard Pryor Knew All About Police Brutality [The Concourse]

- Five Surprising Insider Facts about Welfare [Cracked]

- The Problem with #CrimingWhileWhite [Jezebel]

- How Darude's "Sandstorm" Enveloped the Web [Gawker]

- Ten Fascinating Facts about Jay-Z [UPROXX]

- Fuck the British Royal Family [The Concourse]

- Drink This And Celebrate Christmas Like a True Pennsylvanian [The Concourse]

- An Oakland Restaurant Is Using an Interesting Tipping Hybrid [Kitchenette]

- How to Sear Some White Fish, Now That You're Concerned about Your Health [Foodspin]

- Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA, America's Most Stylish One Beer Buzz [The Concourse]

- The Six Least Pleasant Religious Apocalypses [io9]

- Cheng I Sao, the Vicious Pirate Who Banned Rape in Her Fleet [Jezebel]

- The One and Only: The Sixers Won Their First Game, Now What? [The Classical]

- Let's Rank the Super Mario Platformers from Worst to Best [Talk Amongst Yourselves]

- You Probably Missed Pokemon's New Ghost Girl [Kotaku]

- Pokemon's Other Mysterious Unreleased Legendary [Kotaku]

- NHL Expansion vs. Relocation: What's the Right Move? [Puck Daddy]

- Did Kevin from Home Alone Grow Up to Become Jigsaw? A Deadly Serious Investigation [Grantland]

- The Daily List: Why the Star Wars Prequels Were Actually Good [Topless Robot]

- There's No Canonical Reason Why Storm Troopers Can't Be Black [Pajiba]

- Five Dark but Believable Disney Fan Theories [Dorkly]