Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Your Midweek Links: Zayn and Owens Forever

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

Wrestling Links:

- Blood Feud: The History of Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens [TJR Wrestling]

- The Best and Worst of NXT Takeover: (R)Evolution [With Spandex]

- What Did We Learn from NXT Takeover: (R)Evolution? [SB Nation]

- In Search of Heel Heat [The Classical]

- I Was Chris Benoit: Playing a Video Game as a Real Life Murderer [Kotaku]

- Check Out Panther Girl, the Wrestler Who Beat the Champ and Kissed Elvis [With Spandex]

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

- Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Three Weeks in February [4CR Wrestling]

- Wrestling in the Clinton Years: Full Rear Assault [4CR Wrestling]

- The Best and Worst of RAW: Getting Even With Dad [With Spandex]

- An Elegy for The Authority [Grantland]

- Bang for Your Buck PPV Review: TLC '14 [Juice Make Sugar]

- What Did We Learn from TLC? [SB Nation]

- The Best and Worst of Tables, Ladders, Chairs, and Stairs [With Spandex]

Non-Wrestling Links:

- Seven Things That Still Bother Me about the Charlie Brown Christmas Special [Dorkly]

- Andrew Hawkins Has Some Remarkable Thoughts on Protest [Deadspin]

- The NFL's New Personal Conduct Policy Is a Joke [VICE Sports]

- Monday Morning Jerkface, Week 15 [The Footbawl Blog]

- The Meaningless Games of 2014 [Every Day Should Be Saturday]

- What Happens to Your Body During a Cleanse or Detox [Lifehacker]

- Cookin' ATVS Style: Seared and Smoked Leg of Lamb [And the Valley Shook]

- Taco Bell's Next Big Release Is Apparently a Frito Taco [Kitchenette]

- The Ignored Evolution of the Sixers [Grantland]

- David Bowie, Sean Connery, and Other Big Stars Nearly Cast in Lord of the Rings [UPROXX]

- UPROXX's Favorite TV Episodes of 2014 [Warming Glow]

- Common Defenses of Whitewashing and Why They Are Bullshit [Pajiba]

- How Greenpeace Wrecked One of the Most Sacred Sites in the World [Gizmodo]

- Which of These Disgusting Chuck C. Johnson Rumors Are Actually True? [Gawker]

- Christ, Michelle Duggar's Transphobic Robocalls Actually Worked [ROYGBIV]

- Darren Rovell Tweets Meet Tinder, and the Results Are Fantastic [Awful Announcing]

- Fan Theory: The Mario Games Are Too Hard on Bowser [Kotaku]