Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Your Midweek Links: More Women's Musings

More examination of Becky Lynch ahead!
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Another Wednesday has dawned, and that means you, yes you will get to read the best articles from the past week on wrestling and other things. OTHER THINGS. That's right, The Wrestling Blog's midweek links dump is HERE and it is ready for you to peruse. DO IT.

I wrote about the cautionary tale of Enzo Amore and his strip club dalliances. It got Facebook commenters to fill their goddamn diapers, so see what all the fuss is about. [The Wrestling Blog]

Elliot is keeping tabs on the G1 Climax, and he has a report from the latest batch of shows right here. [The Wrestling Blog]

The so-called Women's Revolution in WWE is nice, but Scarlett Harris wants to know why WWE is so afraid of intergender wrestling. [Paste Magazine]

Part two of Andrew M. Swift's study of Becky Lynch, WWE's best character, has dropped. Give it a gander. [Cageside Seats]

And Ashly Nagrant has thoughts about the current state of Smackdown's women's division, including Lana's failure, Jerry Lawler needing to take a hike, and how awesome Naomi's title belt is. [Deadshirt]

Mohamed has a pick for best performers in WWE in 2017, and it's a tag team. It's not the Hardy Boys or HOSS International or Breezango either. [Medium]

Beyond Wrestling's Americanrana '17 is the show of the year, and Dan Notarile had some thoughts about it after attending live. [Wrestling With Words]

205 Live, though a critical success, has been a failure otherwise for WWE, and David Bixenspan lays out the reasons why. [Deadspin]

NON-WRESTLING #1: Twitter has two canonical Stephen A. Smith parody tweets, and Dennis Young checks in on them on the anniversary of the first. [The Awl]

NON-WRESTLING #2: The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are the only winless team in the Canadian Football League this season, and Rovitz examines why after their 60-1 thumping at the hands of the Calgary Stampeders. [HOT SPROTS TAKES]