Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Your Midweek Links: Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Wednesday. Hump Day. The midpoint of the week. You've survived the grind of Monday and Tuesday, made especially rougher because you probably came off a four-day weekend. You may be longing for another two days off, but they're just too darn far away. Fear not though, humble readers, because I have some of the best articles about wrestling from the past week to help you while away the time. Click these links to be... INTERESTED!

I went to Powerbomb TV's latest supershow, WAZZUP, and I definitely had some thoughts about it that I wrote down. Check them out. [The Wrestling Blog]

I also addressed RUMORS of a women's Royal Rumble match, and I say it's a necessary stopgap solution that WWE has to come to if it's not going to embrace the fact that gender is a work. [The Wrestling Blog]

Thanksgiving may only be in leftovers stages, but Matthew Martin has the best analogies for which WWE superstar is what menu item from the big feast. [Cageside Seats]

Arn Anderson gave a spinebuster to Dolph Ziggler at Starrcade, so Ian Williams decided that was enough of an excuse to write a tribute to the greatest sidekick in wrestling history. [VICE Sports]

Andrea Hetherington analyzes and critiques the art of Punkrockbigmouth through the lens of satire. [The Spectacle of Excess]

David Gibb looked at 205 Live and had some flashbacks to when WWE tried doing a light heavyweight division the first time. [Wrestledelphia]

Sam DiMascio has the guide for the indie matches from last weekend to check out, and lo and behold, you can probably watch most if not all of them on Powerbomb TV when they get posted for video on demand. [Spandex Are Still Cool]

Guilherme Jaeger's series on the characters of New Japan focuses on the archmage of LOS INGOBERNABLES de Japon, EVIL. [Medium]

NON-WRESTLING #1: Elle Collins has their take on casting a rebooted version of a Popeye movie. [SyFy Wire]

NON-WRESTLING #2: The Big XII resumes its conference championship game this year, and Andrew Nostvick recounts the five worst games in the title game's erstwhile history. [The Open Man]