Saturday, November 17, 2018

An Old Nerd Is Even Less Sure About How Survivor Series Is Going To Go

Wrestler # 4 Plesae Don’t Break Wrestler # 5
Survivor Series! The night when Raw and Smackdown collide everything is made up and the points don’t matter! Yes, it’s all about fake brand supremacy between the two fake brands we all watch both of anyway. This makes predictions even more of a crap shoot than usual. But let’s go.

Friday, November 16, 2018

An Old Nerd Is Not At All Sure Of His Takeover WarGames Predictions

Not now, but soon. Soon.
With an even more lackluster-looking Survivor Series than usual on the horizon, a stacked Takeover only needs four long matches to steal the weekend instead of the usual five. Predictions!

Thursday, November 15, 2018

An Old Nerd TheManSplains Becky Lynch

Taking an accident and turning it into a legend.
It is infinitely disappointing that Becky Lynch won’t be wrestling Ronda Rousey at Survivor Series due to a broken face and concussion from an errant punch on Raw. But all of this doesn’t change, and in fact accentuates, the fact that Becky Lynch is the most exciting star in WWE right now. By a goddamned mile. Possibly the most exciting thing in all of wrestling since All In.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

An Old Nerd Watched Evolution, Enjoyed It, Wrote About It, Then Missed A Key Step

And that’s why Becky Lynch is THE MAN.
Oops, I wrote this and then forgot I posted it with all the other bullshit going on. Still, it’s better to talk about than most of what else is going on in WWE, so let’s say I did it on purpose.

Evolution was, in many ways, the ultimate expression of women’s wrestling in WWE. It made up for a startling lack of support and attention by the brand through hard work and solid in-ring storytelling.