Chris Jericho – The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea

****1/2 It’s a testament to not only Chris Jericho’s abilities as a storyteller, but also the intrigue of his life, that he’s managed to write three self-reflective books that have not only remained interesting, they’ve continually gotten better. True to form, The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea is Jericho’s best…

NXT Review: September 7, 2016

In a complete turnaround from last week, NXT was absolutely fantastic this week, reminding me of just how much I love this program and why it has been voted the best wrestling program in the world for multiple years by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter readers. The show contained two great back-and-forth matches and two great…

Smackdown Review: September 6, 2016

After last night’s RAW drew more heat than Vladimir Putin in the White House, Smackdown didn’t need to do much to come out on top in the weekly battle for brand supremacy. Amazingly, though, with only four matches over the course of two hours, this show seemed even longer than the dreaded three hours and…

WWE RAW Review September 5, 2016

This week’s RAW was, as is the norm now, filled with a multitude of moments both good and bad. The main event scene is stronger than ever with a plethora of individuals with legitimate claims to get their hands on the new Universal Champion, Kevin Owens. Unfortunately, the worst feud of the decade between Titus…

The Wrestler (2008)

***1/2 It’s interesting that, to wrestling fans at least, The Wrestler¬†(starring Mickey Rourke in what by all accounts was the role of his career) has the reputation of being a movie focused on presenting a realistic reputation about the perils of wrestling that plague all too many washed up old legends after the WrestleMania lights…

Match of the Week: Aug. 28-Sept. 3

Welcome to the Weekly WWE Wrap-up where I pick my match of the week and decree who won in the weekly battle between Smackdown and RAW. Although there was a lot of fluff this week (please God, let this Titus O’Neil vs. Darren Young rivalry end), this was a pretty good week for WWE overall…

Undisputed: How to Become the World Champion in 1,372 Easy Steps

**** If there’s one thing you can say about Chris Jericho, it’s that he is an entertainer. Wrestling fans are pretty easy to please when it comes to autobiographies. As long as you’re writing about the business, backstage politics, in-ring situations, etc. we’re usually happy. But we also typically want to read about things that…