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[FEATURE] Kayfabe Konundrum: We Couldn’t Handle Another Attitude Era

kay·fabe [kāˌfāb] noun 1. (In professional wrestling) the fact or convention of presenting staged performances as genuine co·nun·drum [kəˈnəndrəm] noun 1. A confusing and difficult problem or question "Kayfabe Konundrum" is my every so often attempt at addressing odd contradictions in professional wrestling, whether it's the product or the fan culture itself. Adapted from my weekly…


[TOP TEN] Best Factions In The History Of Pro Wrestling

With the introduction of the League of Nations faction in the current WWE story line, it seemed like a good time to look back at some of the best factions and groups over the long history of pro wrestling. Factions were a big part of the "Attitude Era" in the WWF, but for whatever reason…


[COLUMN] WWE Network’s New (Old) Content: Must See TV

WWE Network Adds Territory Programming Can we say "finally?" Ever since the WWE Network launched, I have been waiting with bated breath for them to make use of the video libraries Vince McMahon acquired when he took over the wrestling world. I waited...and waited...and waited. Finally, this week, all my waiting paid off when they…




Random Acts Of Wrestling: Time To Get Back To Basics

Things in WWE Land aren't all that great these days. Ratings are low. Almost a quarter of the active roster are either on sabbatical or on the injured list. Moronic, out of touch, certifiably insane men are making the decisions. Producers are slapping at complaining fans on social media. So, what can possibly be done…


[FEATURE] 10 Longest Current Tenures In WWE: Does It Matter?

WWE has put up an interesting list of the ten superstars who have had the longest tenure in company history. While there are quite a few familiar and obvious faces on the list, it is interesting to see just who has spent the longest amount of time in sports entertainment's biggest company. The article is quick…


[FEATURE] Countdown To Survivor Series — The Conclusion

  The Survivor Series is one of the "Big Four" events in the WWE and it is treated like an autumn spectacle around the Thanksgiving season. Since 1987, professional wrestling fans waited in anticipation over unique matches, new superstars, and special features. Names like Rocky Maivia, The Undertaker, and many WWE Legends and Hall of…


Table For 3: Awesome Ensemble

Since the inception of the WWE Network, fans have been treated to a variety of different programming. While some has been a hit, more often than not, most have been a resounding miss. Aside from those looking for their favorite PPV or old episode of RAW or Nitro, the original programming side hasn't exactly inspired many to shell…


[FEATURE] Five Thoughts On WWE Survivor Series 2015

Outside of WrestleMania, no other WWE event has had as many editions as the WWE Survivor Series. This year's edition was thrown for a loop just a few weeks out from the event when (then) WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins tore up his knee. The injury caused WWE to completely re-write their direction heading into…


[DiscussionsFromTheSquaredCircle] WWE Survivor Series Predictions

WWE Survivor Series Predictions WWE presents Survivor Series tonight, live on the WWE Network and PPV. See how our staff picked tonight's matches in the latest "Discussions From the Squared Circle," and see how we match up to your own predictions. Be sure to let us know your thoughts in the comment section below,  and follow us tonight…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to Survivor Series – Survivor Series 2014

Welcome to the latest of my countdowns, “The Countdown to The Survivor Series.” Much like our SummerSlam countdown from earlier this year (a link that will provide readers with every SummerSlam review from 1988-2014), it’s now time to count down every Survivor Series ever. The Survivor Series is the second longest-running pay-per-view event, only behind WrestleMania. As we go on from the…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to Survivor Series – Survivor Series 2013

Welcome to the latest of my countdowns, “The Countdown to The Survivor Series.” Much like our SummerSlam countdown from earlier this year (a link that will provide readers with every SummerSlam review from 1988-2014), it’s now time to count down every Survivor Series ever. The Survivor Series is the second longest-running pay-per-view event, only behind WrestleMania. As we go on from the…


[TOP TEN] Most Important Matches In Survivor Series History

The format and importance of the Survivor Series Pay-Per-View has changed over the years, but for any longtime fans of pro-wrestling, the yearly event will always be special. The wrestling calendar is arguably over-crowded today, but when the WWF debuted the Survivor Series in 1987, it was one of only two yearly PPV's at the…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to Survivor Series – Survivor Series 2012

Welcome to the latest of my countdowns, “The Countdown to The Survivor Series.” Much like our SummerSlam countdown from earlier this year (a link that will provide readers with every SummerSlam review from 1988-2014), it’s now time to count down every Survivor Series ever. The Survivor Series is the second longest-running pay-per-view event, only behind WrestleMania. As we go on from the…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to Survivor Series – Survivor Series 2011

Welcome to the latest of my countdowns, “The Countdown to The Survivor Series.” Much like our SummerSlam countdown from earlier this year (a link that will provide readers with every SummerSlam review from 1988-2014), it’s now time to count down every Survivor Series ever. The Survivor Series is the second longest-running pay-per-view event, only behind WrestleMania. As we go on from the…


[FEATURE] Ranking Possible Finishes For The WWE Title Tournament

Opportunity doesn't always come in the form people expect, but when it shows up you have to be ready even if it comes from something sad or disappointing. It's never a good thing to see a young athlete in his prime go down, but the injury to Seth Rollins does provide the WWE with a chance to…


Random Acts Of Wrestling: Personal Tragedy For Wrestling’s Gain

Using Personal Tragedy To Sell A Wrestling Match On Monday night's RAW, we saw WWE stoop to a distasteful new low. They opened the show by honoring the men, women, and children who died in the Paris terror attacks and closed the show by mocking the tragic death of a troubled young man...all to sell…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to Survivor Series – Survivor Series 2010

Welcome to the latest of my countdowns, “The Countdown to The Survivor Series.” Much like our SummerSlam countdown from earlier this year (a link that will provide readers with every SummerSlam review from 1988-2014), it’s now time to count down every Survivor Series ever. The Survivor Series is the second longest-running pay-per-view event, only behind WrestleMania. As we go on from the…


Table For 3: WCW Legends

Since the inception of the WWE Network, fans have been treated to a variety of different programming. While some has been a hit, more often than not, most have been a resounding miss. Aside from those looking for their favorite PPV or old episode of RAW or Nitro, the original programming side hasn't exactly inspired many to shell…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to Survivor Series – Survivor Series 2009

Welcome to the latest of my countdowns, “The Countdown to The Survivor Series.” Much like our SummerSlam countdown from earlier this year (a link that will provide readers with every SummerSlam review from 1988-2014), it’s now time to count down every Survivor Series ever. The Survivor Series is the second longest-running pay-per-view event, only behind WrestleMania. As we go on from the…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to Survivor Series – Survivor Series 2008

Welcome to the latest of my countdowns, “The Countdown to The Survivor Series.” Much like our SummerSlam countdown from earlier this year (a link that will provide readers with every SummerSlam review from 1988-2014), it’s now time to count down every Survivor Series ever. The Survivor Series is the second longest-running pay-per-view event, only behind WrestleMania. As we go on from the…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to Survivor Series – Survivor Series 2007

Welcome to the latest of my countdowns, “The Countdown to The Survivor Series.” Much like our SummerSlam countdown from earlier this year (a link that will provide readers with every SummerSlam review from 1988-2014), it’s now time to count down every Survivor Series ever. The Survivor Series is the second longest-running pay-per-view event, only behind WrestleMania. As we go on from the…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to Survivor Series – Survivor Series 2006

Welcome to the latest of my countdowns, “The Countdown to The Survivor Series.” Much like our SummerSlam countdown from earlier this year (a link that will provide readers with every SummerSlam review from 1988-2014), it’s now time to count down every Survivor Series ever. The Survivor Series is the second longest-running pay-per-view event, only behind WrestleMania. As we go on from the…


#TopRopeTake: The Cruiserweight Or The TV Title?

Nostalgia plays a huge part in the professional wrestling world, especially with today's product frequently feeling like a sinking ship. I'm one of the weird ones, as I never really enjoyed the "Attitude Era" of professional wrestling and found myself not watching nearly as often after the failed "Invasion" storyline. It wasn't so much must-see…