Monthly Archives: November 2014

Calling the Shots: Survivor Series 2014 Aftermath

Calling the Shots: Survivor Series 2014 Aftermath Now that's how you finish a pay per view!   [caption id="attachment_2624" align="alignnone" width="610"] Photo courtesy of WWE.com[/caption]   Well it may have taken the prospect of losing monthly subscribers to do it, but the wwe absolutely delivered this month. The writing all week has been pretty...

WWE Survivor Series 2014 HITS and MISSES

WWE Survivor Series 2014 HITS and MISSES WWE Survivor Series 2014 HITS: [caption id="attachment_2636" align="aligncenter" width="730"] Sting debuts at WWE Survivor Series[/caption] Sting Debuts: This year's installment of Survivor Series was promoted as a one-match show; Team Authority vs. Team Cena.  But, last night, that one match boiled down into one...

Calling the Shots: Survivor Series 2014

Calling the Shots: Survivor Series 2014 [caption id="attachment_2624" align="alignnone" width="610"] Photo courtesy of WWE.com[/caption] Finally, we’re back to the Big Four and one of my personal favorites: The tag-team focused Survivor Series. Reader’s who’ve looked over my previous posts will remember that I am a huge fan of tag-team matches, so Survivor...

House of Hardcore here to stay

House of Hardcore here to stay PHILADELPHIA -- On a night that promised to be nothing if not nostalgic, Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore delivered that and much more before a packed house at the former ECW Arena, where Dreamer and many others laid the foundation for one of the most improbable success stories in professional wrestling history. And...

Why you should be watching NXT

Why you should be watching NXT   For a long time now it’s been common for viewers to discredit any wrestling program other than Monday Night Raw, and for good reason. No one brings their A-game to Main Event or WWE Superstars, and Smackdown has suffered ever since the roster-split was eliminated. The WWE thrives on competition, and Smackdown provided...

Beulah prepares to write final chapter

Beulah prepares to write final chapter [caption id="attachment_2600" align="alignleft" width="680"] Photo by Damon Catavero - www.DamonCat.com[/caption] Trisa Laughlin, the longtime star of Extreme Championship Wrestling, wife of Tommy Dreamer, published author and mom, actually got her first taste of professional wrestling north of the border in Canada. “I...

Calling the Shots: Hell in a Cell 2014 Aftermath

Calling the Shots: Hell in a Cell 2014 Aftermath Might as well have called this one "Everyone Retains!" So I realize that this post is very, very late, but for the sake of posterity (and the value of having all 12 Aftermaths in the archive) we’re going to pretend that I’m right on schedule. Sounds good? [caption id="attachment_2581" align="alignnone" width="642"]...

Dreamer’s vision continues to grow

Dreamer's vision continues to grow Tommy Dreamer built a career around being hardcore. A legendary one career at that. So it’s both fitting and not surprising that he’s building a second career as a promoter and owner around the aptly named House of Hardcore, his wrestling company that later this month will mark its seventh show since Dreamer...