Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Your Midweek Links: Stay Inside and Read

A deep dive on Jericho's career is in store this week and more
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Man it's a cold one, like seven inches from the Night King's ass. You don't wanna go outside. Trust me, I'm actually out here. It fucking sucks. You don't wanna be out here like me. You want to be in your snuggly bed, with your laptop or your phone in front of you. The only problem is you need something interesting to keep your attention. Fret not, I have links! All the links your body can handle, right here. READ 'EM but don't weep, unless you find something emotional. Then, by all means, please sob.

Michael Elgin chose loyalty over believing victims, and this makes him worthy of the trash bin. I wrote why he's the latest in a sorry slate of people in wrestling protecting abusers. [The Wrestling Blog]

PROGRESS Wrestling's motto is "don't be a dick," but man, the people running it seem to live by the credo "Do as I say, not as I do." I wrote on why this attitude turns me off to being a fan of theirs. [The Wrestling Blog]

Chris Jericho showed up in New Japan to set up his Kenny Omega match, and Kyle Kensing takes a look at his career. [The Open Man]

Sean Rueter has a recap of a Paige interview where she describes "hitting rock bottom." [Cageside Seats]

Guilherme Jaeger keeps his look at the New Japan roster going with a profile on Satoshi Kojima and Hiroyoshi Tenzan. [Medium]

The staff at The Wrestling Estate discuss their favorite bits of wrestling merchandise ever, in the holiday spirit of course. [The Wrestling Estate]

Did you miss last weekend's best in indie wrestling? Sam DiMascio has you covered, at least in preview mode. Check out what he thought would be the best matches and then watch them on, say, Powerbomb TV. [Spandex Are Still Cool]

NON-WRESTLING #1: If you believe the reports coming out of Hollywood, Disney is close to acquiring, ahem, assets from 20th Century Fox, which includes several pieces of Marvel intellectual property. Elle Collins dream casts X-Men and Fantastic Four people for import into the MCU here. [SyFy Wire]

NON-WRESTLING #2: Will Major League Soccer? If it does, avkingjames says that the climate for it may not be as friendly as it might like. [HOT SPROTS TAKES]