Author Bio & Stories

  • Why aren't the worst PPVs treated with the same reverent irreverence as the worst movies? And what does Vince McMahon's not coming to our soccer games have to do with it?

  • Bill Simmons' unceremonious firing last week should be as eerily reminiscent for wrestling fans as his contentious relationship with the people in charge. 

  • May 5, 2015
    The WWE's New Day

    It's a NEW DAY for the WWE, and the moments that are making it happen keep piling up.

  • Converging on a BattleWorld can be a hard thing but if the WWE and comics industry stay the course they are currently on, things may just work out in the end. 

  • The 90's were rough for comic book and wrestling fans with more than half a brain. But living life as a Rob Liefeld drawing was probably harder.

  • Possessing a roughly equal level of relative truthiness, campaign trailers and wrestling vignettes have significantly more in common with one another than you'd realize. Or probably would be comfortable with if you think about it too hard.

  • Sports' position as a moral force has slipped in the last few decades. It's time for them to make a comeback.

  • With WrestleMania Sunday, it's time for The Classical to present a WrestleMania Preview THAT CAME FROM THE VAULT. Today, it's HHH vs. Sting.

  • March 24, 2015
    The John Cena Problem

    Through no fault of his own, John Cena has become an avatar for what ails the WWE. But is it too late to fix it? 

  • March 17, 2015
    Head Games

    Chris Borland is the latest in what's been a mass exodus of players seemingly in their prime leaving the NFL for greener pastures. And the reaction to his exit says almost as much about the problems in the industry as the reasons he's leaving in the first place.