Our Top 5 Randy Savage Matches

I’m simply not done celebrating the man. And neither is my co-host, so Addie and I have decided to each pick our top 5 matches from The Macho Man. I should start by pointing out this was a real hard list to pair down to 5, so I’ll quickly mention 2 matches I love not […]
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on August 30, 2011

Goodbye Macho Man

Randy Savage and Owen Hart are the reasons that you are reading this right now. Without those two men there is no We Talk Wrestling podcast, there is no wetalkwrestling.com, and simply put, I am not a fan. One Saturday morning in late 1986 a 9 year old Addie was in tears, running to his […]
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Please Come Home Chris Jericho

In the early expansion of the Rock N’ Wrestling era Vince McMahon built his promotion around Hulk Hogan. Yes he was fortunate to have some other talented acts such as Roddy Piper, Randy Savage and Bobby Heenan but his strategy was to bring in stars such as Cindi Lauper and Mr.T to place the spotlight […]
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on August 30, 2011

Why The Undertaker & HHH was great and MMA can’t match it

  They may not be as young as they once were, or as strong, fast or athletic, but Undertaker and Triple H showed the most valuable tool a pro wrestler can have is a mind for the business that understands how to tell a story.   Watching it (twice now) I found myself noticing how […]
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on August 10, 2011

John Cena is already a heel so embrace it WWE

Kobe Bryant is a better basketball player than Lebron James I’m not saying Bryant would beat him in a one on one game, though I would still favor him because of how he competes, but because of how he makes everyone around him better. For years it was asked if hockey’s great one Wayne Gretzky […]
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on August 10, 2011

My Manager’s Draft

My last column focused on whom I would select that is currently on the WWE roster should the idea to bring back managers actually come to fruition. (What Vince change his mind? Get outta here!). The more that I reflected on that column, the more I began to think who could benefit from having a […]
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I Don’t “Get” Creative

The Writers within WWE and TNA are often referred to as the creative department, or simply creative. While the idea of calling them WWE creative seems like an oxymoron to some, sort of like working lunch, or French deodorant, the truth is that sometimes it’s not that they aren’t creative enough, it’s that they’re simply […]
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on May 13, 2011

The New/Old Idea of Managers

It’s something that I’ve been wondering about for years: Where are all the managers? My childhood memories are chalked full of guys like Bobby Heenan, Jimmy Hart, J.J Dillon, and even “The Doctor of Style” Slick. They were all great colorful characters that added so much, not only to the guys that they were managing […]
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The 5 Stages of Greiving Christian

With the recent events of Smackdown surrounding the World Heavyweight Title, online fans are in an uproar. Some love the switch to Randy Orton, while others, like myself, are wondering what the point of a “5 day” reign even was for Christian. Over the past couple of days I’ve had time to reflect on the […]
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A Fan’s Perspective on the WWE Roster

Now that Extreme Rules and the dust from that show and the draft have settled some I thought it may be interesting to take stock of where the WWE sees their Superstars ® ™ on both their Raw & Smackdown rosters in comparison to what a fan like myself might do.   First off the […]
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All Rhodes Lead to Success

The supplimental draft is in the books and so ends the 2011 WWE draft “season”. Now that the rosters are presumably set (I know, I know) I want to make a prediction about the man who will benefit the most from this draft: Cody Rhodes Since Rey Mysterio has been drafted to RAW, this feud […]
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Lethal Blow for TNA’s X Division

Jay Lethal has left TNA. On the surface this may not seem like such a big deal, but it speaks to a bigger issue within the company. The problem isn’t just that they’ve lost a talented and likeable young star, it’s that he was one of the few remaining holdovers from when I enjoyed the […]
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on April 22, 2011