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WWE SummerSlam 2015 HITS and MISSES

WWE SummerSlam 2015 HITS and MISSES WWE SummerSlam 2015 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3361" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] John Cena vs. Seth Rollins - Although it feels like we've seen these two in the ring a lot together over the past several months, they always manage to come up with a fresh feeling match, full of...

WWE Battleground 2015 HITS and MISSES

WWE Battleground 2015 HITS and MISSES WWE Battleground 2015 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3283" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Undertaker's Return: In 2015, 30 years since I became a wrestling fan, there isn't a lot that gets me to literally jump off the couch anymore.  Granted, the return was spoiled multiple times...

The 1st-Annual Chinlock Awards

The 1st-Annual Chinlock Awards Welcome to the first annual Chinlock.com Year End Awards.  Here we examine some of the most important, game-changing moments and members of the WWE Universe, and give them Chinlock Awards.  They're like Slammy's, but crappier. Most improved wrestler of the year: Tyler: RUSEV [caption id="attachment_2875" align="aligncenter"...

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: SummerSlam 2014

Calling the Shots: SummerSlam 2014 [caption id="attachment_2323" align="alignnone" width="702"] Photo Credit of WWE.com[/caption]   Calling the Shots is back to cover the 2014 edition of WWE’s second-biggest show: SummerSlam. Taking place in sold-out arena in L.A., the WWE is undoubtedly looking to make a big impact this month, especially considering...

In defence of professional wrestling

In defence of professional wrestling [caption id="attachment_2224" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] Is there a single wrestling fan amongst us who at one point hasn’t been derogatorily asked,  “You like wrestling?”  If so, I’d like to know what planet you live on, and if there’s rent control.  Let’s face...

Heyman needs no introduction

Heyman needs no introduction   [caption id="attachment_2273" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] In the world of professional wrestling, Paul Heyman is a man who needs no introduction. He’s the creative genius who took a little-known wrestling company called Extreme Championship Wrestling and built it into...

DVD REVIEW: Ladies and Gentleman My Name is Paul Heyman

DVD REVIEW: Ladies and Gentleman My Name is Paul Heyman [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3n7WCOmAZmg[/youtube] I am a Paul Heyman guy.  I was a Paul Heyman guy long before I ever realized that I was a Paul Heyman guy.  When I was 14 years old, I used to sneak down to the basement in our family's modest home where we had a VCR, and an old RCA box television.  There,...

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 04/07/2014

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 04/07/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: Overall Show: Coming off one of the best WrestleManias in recent years, the crowd at the Monday Night RAW that followed was amped as usual.  And they were given plenty of things to invest into, as this was one of the hottest RAWs in recent memory, and certainly better than any of the RAWs leading...

Streak may be over, but memory will live forever

Streak may be over, but memory will live forever [caption id="attachment_1860" align="aligncenter" width="1284"] Credit: wwe.com[/caption] In life, there are moments — some tragic, some life altering, others historical — that will stay with you forever. I can't tell you how many times in my life I've heard people describe what they were doing — often in painstaking...

WWE WrestleMania 30 HITS and MISSES

WWE WrestleMania 30 HITS and MISSES Editors Note: This column will likely be one of my most discussed to date.  It is incredibly difficult for me to write, as both a fan and an author.  Rarely do I allow my emotions to get the better of me, but twice this weekend it happened.  First with Jake 'The Snake' Roberts Hall of Fame induction I was overcome with...

Heyman a master of his craft

Heyman a master of his craft When Paul Heyman speaks, audiences listen. Whether it’s during a one-on-one telephone conversation; when he stands, microphone in hand, inside a World Wrestling Entertainment ring; or all those years ago, when he laid out his vision for upstart Extreme Championship Wrestling, Heyman has an ability to command your attention. Where...

Raw HITS and MISSES: 03/03/14

Raw HITS and MISSES: 03/03/14 HITS [caption id="attachment_1717" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Credit: wwe.com[/caption] Opening segment: The first public acknowledgement of CM Punk by the WWE, save for Vince McMahon in addressing investors in a conference call, couldn't have been any better or more powerful. It paid homage to the man as the...

Chinlock Radio ep 12: Stephen DeAngelis

Chinlock Radio ep 12: Stephen DeAngelis Long time ECW ring announcer, and current Hardcore Roadtrip ring announcer, Stephen DeAngelis joins Sideshow and Jan to talk about his career, ECW, Paul Heyman, and of course Hardcore Roadtrip. http://www.chinlock.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Chinlock-Radio-ep-12-Stephen-DeAngelis.mp3 Get more details on Hardcore...

Chinlock Radio ep 9: Kingpin Angel

Chinlock Radio ep 9: Kingpin Angel ECW original, The Kingpin Angel, joins Sideshow and Jan to talk ECW, Paul Heyman, Hardcore Roadtrip, and even a little trash. http://www.chinlock.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Chinlock-Radio-ep-9-Kingpin-Angel.mp3  

CHINLOCK EXCLUSIVE: ECW original Kingpin Angel talks about his career, Paul Heyman, Hardcore RoadTrip and more

CHINLOCK EXCLUSIVE: ECW original Kingpin Angel talks about his career, Paul Heyman, Hardcore RoadTrip and more “It all started when I was a sharecropper.” To get to know Angel Medina, the man, is to quickly learn that his wit is as sharp as some of the weapons he’s used on opponents during his long and successful pro wrestling career. Medina, better known the world over as the Kingpin Angel, an Extreme Championship...

WWE Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 01/27/2014

WWE Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 01/27/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: Opening Segment: Well, I'm not exactly sure how to react to this.  The segment itself was a home run.  This is the attitude and aggression we have all been begging to see from Daniel Bryan for months.  Both Stephanie and Triple H played their parts well (and Stephanie pretending the YES! chants...

Monday Night RAW #OldSchool HITS AND MISSES 01/06/2014

Monday Night RAW #OldSchool HITS AND MISSES 01/06/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: Overall Show: The first Raw of the new year was an absolute blast for this viewer, at home, to watch.  Sure, having a themed episode of Raw might not have been the best idea to begin the new year (especially when it was a throwback to "old school"), but more than enough happened on this episode...

Monday Night RAW 11/11/13 HITS and MISSES

Monday Night RAW 11/11/13 HITS and MISSES Monday Night RAW HITS: Rhodes Bros. vs. Randy Orton: Is there a better story in the second half of 2013 than the return of Goldust to WWE rings?  The Twitter campaign that the elder Rhodes made to wrestle his younger brother at WrestleMania is well known, but it actually looks like that might be a possibility.  Goldust's...

Cousineau’s WWE Hell in the Cell 2013 HITS and MISSES

[caption id="attachment_918" align="aligncenter" width="642"] WWE Hell in a Cell - Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] With WWE's most recent (and seemingly rapid-fire) Pay Per View offering in the books, I'm here to offer you my hits and misses. Hell in the Cell HITS: Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton: In my opinion, aside...