Topic: Chris Benoit

January 24, 2013

We don’t know if you’ve heard this, but, according to Michael Cole (and Jerry Lawler, JBL, Josh Matthews, Matt Striker and probably Jim Ross) the WWE championship match between The Rock and C.M. Punk could be the greatest match in Royal Rumble history. On the surface this probably sounds like hype. It also looks and smells like hype. And not in good way.

November 15, 2012

There are times when a mere inflection is enough to make you curl in shame. Rachel Maddow, election night, in the process of gleefully detailing an absolutely brutal series of Republican losses, brought her best "I am amazed and delighted at how stupid this is" delivery to the phrase "professional wrestling." She was talking about Linda McMahon, the longtime WWE executive and wife of malevolent company figurehead Vince. And, if we're being honest, Mrs. McMahon had it coming.