Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Your Midweek Links: Beer and Friendship!

Still coping? Let the links help you this week
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Hey! Just because I didn't post anything Monday or Tuesday doesn't mean today isn't the middle of the week. You're over the hump to the weekend! Well, at least you will be at the end of work today. Why don't you check out these things to read to help your journey to the downslope of the week get here more quickly?

Hey, do you want to know who's going to win Money in the Bank? Well, I can't tell you, but I'll give my best shot at handicapping the field, with its current and potential future additions. [The Wrestling Blog]

Meanwhile, Elliot has some tips for you if you want to get the full picture of what WWE has to offer but don't have all the time to dedicate to its mammoth amount of programming. [The Wrestling Blog]

Still bummed about #DIY breaking up? Well, Ashley Nagrant isn't here to console you, but rather she has a guide on how to cope with wrestling friendships and their natural arcs. [Deadshirt]

Sean Reuter recounts why he's a fan of pro wrestling as part of SB Nation's redesign. [Cageside Seats]

Sidharth Monga explains why Jinder Mahal needs to be more than just a representation of the Indian people to be a success to the numerous WWE fans back home. [ESPN]

Ian Williams' Bruiseday column this week takes a look back at the beginning of the late '90s wrestling boom in earnest, Scott Hall showing up on Nitro. That event can legally drink in the US now. [VICE Sports]

Speaking of notable dates, it's the 25th anniversary of a landmark All-Asian Tag Team Championship match, and Brock Jahnke looks at the least accomplished member of that match, Tsuyoshi Kikuchi. [Wrestling With Words]

Have you ever wanted someone to guide you through the world of unintentionally funny Facebook wrestling? Orin Anne has you covered. [Wrestling On Earth]

David Shoemaker put his journalist hat on and found out from the man himself what Braun Strowman orders when he invades his local Chipotle. [The Ringer]

NON-WRESTLING #1: Belgium is one of the best countries for beer in the world, but it can be daunting. Thankfully Zach Johnston has a list of the best kinds you can try to get your foot in the door. [UPROXX]

NON-WRESTLING #2: Jetta Rae wants to start a Marxist, anti-imperialist cooking show, and she laid out the reasons why. [Medium]

Also, if you're considering giving money to The Wrestling Blog, I advise otherwise as I do this out of love/as a hobby/not for my primary source of income. However, I will ask that you support some other great people who DO write/produce content to get by. This week's honor roll:

Trevor Strunk (No Cartridge/Video Drone)
Jetta Rae (Fry Havoc)