More Than Mania: A Chikara Wrestling Primer
A guide to the Chikara Wrestling promotion leading into Wrestlemania 2017 weekend.
More Than Mania: An EVOLVE Wrestling Primer
A guide to the EVOLVE Wrestling promotion leading into Wrestlemania 2017 weekend.
More Than Mania: A Progress Wrestling Primer
A guide to the Progress Wrestling promotion leading into Wrestlemania 2017 weekend.
10 Must-See Lucha Underground Matches to Watch on Netflix
A beginner’s guide to the first two seasons of Lucha Underground on Netflix
Wrestlers to Watch in 2017
(with Paul DeBendetto & Ed Blair)
Lucha Underground‘s Mastery of Continuity is the Secret in Dario Cueto’s Ceiling
A love letter to the continuity of Lucha Underground‘s storytelling.
The Enzo and Lana Storyline Shows Misogyny is Still Alive in WWE
A discussion of the misogyny and slutshaming of WWE’s storytelling involving women.
NXT Takeover: The Break’s Over
Review of NXT Takeover: Toronto event!
Build An Empire: A Fan’s Guide to the Rise of Roman Reigns
A 9 part series covering the WWE main roster career of Roman Reigns, from The Shield’s debut to his WWE World Heavyweight title run.
The Rules of Being Extreme
A rumination on violence in the TV-PG era of WWE.
NXT Takeover Rival: Kill Owens Kill
Review of NXT Takeover Rival event!
NXT Roundup: Marcus Louis as Sting
Review of 1/21/2015 episode of NXT: what is that lurking?
NXT Roundup: Wednesday is Ladies Night
Review of 1/14/2015 episode of NXT: now on a new night!
NXT Roundup: They’re Setting You Up
Review of 1/7/2015 episode of NXT: preparing for a move.
NXT Takeover: R Evolution
Review of the last NXT “PPV” event of 2014. Matches include: Finn Balor & Hideo Itami vs. The Ascension, Charlotte vs. Sasha Banks, Sami Zayn vs. Adrian Neville.
Get Out of the Way
In light of the recent CM Punk/Vince McMahon podcasts, I review what is really killing the WWE product.
WWE’s NXT program is setting high standards for the future of pro wrestling.
Don’t Give Me That: The Finish From Hell
The last 5 minutes of WWE’s Hell in a Cell pay-per-view left a bad taste in many fan’s mouths.
Chaos Theory: The Villain WWE Deserves
Let’s get a heel in WWE who is a little unpredictable, a little controversial, a little like The Joker.
Shouting Into the Abyss: Being a Female WWE Fan
It’s not easy being a woman and a fan of WWE.
Everybody Wants to Rule the World
An analysis of the promo work of the feud between Stephanie McMahon and Brie Bella leading up to their match at SummerSlam 2014.
Place, Please: The Art of the Promo
A breakdown of the key elements of performance that contribute to the best wrestling promos.
If Cena Wins, We Wyatt
A fantasy-booking take on an alternative to John Cena winning the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Money In The Bank 2014.
The Facelock Feministas
A weekly podcast discussing the latest episode of Lucha Underground, as well as general pro-wrestling thoughts from a female perspective.
NoVa Pro Pre-Shows
Saturdays of Thunder
Paradise By the Dashboard Light
Hosting a pre-show video-cast of interviews, card reviews, & general mayhem in northern Virginia at NoVa Pro Wrestling’s monthly events.
Introducing The Lady J
Episode 1: WWE Managerial Promos
Xavier Woods, Lana, Stephanie McMahon, and Paul Heyman
Episode 2: WWE Wrestler Promos
Roman Reigns, Goldust/Stardust, Bray Wyatt, and Dean Ambrose
Interview: Rob Schamberger
Kansas City-based portrait artist Rob Schamberger talks about his Champion Portraits project, working with Warrior, doing a new painting of Dean Ambrose, and whether or not The Lady J is being nice enough to current NXT strong man Simon Gotch.