I should explain why Donald Trump and Wrestlemania 7 are connected. Trump sat front row but of course did not host the event which was its own debacle with the attempt to have the show at the 100,000 seat Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and moving the event to the nearby LA Sports Arena. The Donald’s … Continue reading TrumpMania 3: A Complete Guide to Wrestlemania 7 (Return of the Trump)
I have very serious doubts about Donald Trump as a politician, but the fact that he convinced the WWF that he could host Wrestlemania again after the dead crowd of 1988 was kind of amazing. However, Congress is a different animal. I imagine dealing with Vince McMahon is similar to negotiating with certain foreign dictators … Continue reading TrumpMania 2: A Complete Guide to Wrestlemania 5
With this being the Presidential primary season and the Road to Wrestlemania, there is no better time than now to kick off what I will call TrumpMania, a look at Donald Trump and the Wrestlemanias in which he was involved. This will include WMs 4 and 5 which he hosted in Atlantic City, WM7 where … Continue reading TrumpMania: A Complete Guide to Wrestlemania 4
You might have made it here thanks to my cheap plug on the Lapsed Fan Podcast. I have to thank Jack for squeezing that in because I had forgotten to do it in the middle of all my riffing on Survivor Series ’88. That interview was incredibly fun and it was the fastest 10-15 minutes … Continue reading Welcome Lapsed Fan Solar System!
Big changes on the March 1988 Saturday Night’s Main Event: Hulk Hogan no longer is the champion! However on this show, he has an issue with Race. No, not people of color but King Harley Race. WrestleMania 4 is coming and many other key players are here: Andre the Giant, Ted DiBiase, Randy Savage, and … Continue reading Saturday Night’s Main Event #15 – 03/12/1988
I’ve done a lot of writing about stuff from the 80s but I do have commentary on what is happening now, at least with NXT. This is pretty funny. I had the Samoa Joe-Sami Zayn result spoiled for me several weeks ago, but I still was looking forward to the match that aired on Feb. … Continue reading Some Mild (Mostly) NXT Ramblings