Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Your Midweek Links: A Chat with The Bad Boy and More

This week's links include an interview with The Bad Boy himself
Photo Credit: Scott Finkelstein
Hey, I know what you're thinking. It's Wednesday, and my boss is expecting me to do, ugh, work. Well, you probably should do at least a little work, but if you need help procrastinating, I'm here with links, fresh out of the oven. Check out some of the best in wrestling writing you may have missed from the past week. DO IT!

When Jim Cornette says the business is dying because of the Young Bucks or Joey Ryan or whomever, give him the wanking motion. Nothing one performer can do will ever kill the business. [The Wrestling Blog]

Elliot has your hook-up for the G1 Climax's third quarter. The action is coming to a boiling point, and the wrestlers are performing like it. [The Wrestling Blog]

Jack Jorgensen sat down with the most important and one of the most famous indie wrestlers in America, Joey Janela, for an interview. Read it! [FanSided WWE]

Evan Weston continues his look at the career of John Cena by running down his 2006. [Wrestling With Words]

A Guy Named Jason looks at Smackdown's SummerSlam main event and wonders what made WWE pick such a peculiar title match. [Cageside Seats]

Hey, are you struggling with anxiety issues? You're not alone. Dave Batista has a history of similar struggles. Read what he had to say about them. [With Spandex]

Remember when Sami Zayn had a focus on him in NXT? Relive it with this .gif essay chronicling his rise to the NXT Championship. [The Spectacle of Excess]

Marc Madison takes a look at the careers of Tye Dillinger and Eric Young, and how they're forever intertwined. [Camel Clutch Blog]

NON-WRESTLING #1: Hey, wasn't that latest episode of Game of Thrones rad? Well, I have analysis on why it, and the other best episodes of the series ever, have been so goddamn good. [Medium]

NON-WRESTLING #2: Darren Daulton was the heart and soul of the '93 Phillies, and he sadly passed away over the weekend. Dan McQuade has a heartfelt obituary for him. [Deadspin]