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Papa, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?

Originally posted on The Axis of Ego:
It’s safe to say that I’m a fat guy pizza aficionado.  Papa John’s is my favorite among the chain pizza “restaurants.”  In fact, placing a Sunday order to PJ’s is an almost-weekly ritual during…

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Flirting with the End of the World

Originally posted on The Axis of Ego:
In my second run at a storytelling podcast, I thought I’d shift gears and shoot for something more historical than personal. I tackle a crucial but probably underreported event that arguably affected just…

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The WWE Has a Big Problem. Here’s the Solution. Really.

Originally posted on The Axis of Ego:
The WWE has a problem. Surprisingly, I’m not talking about anything related to stock value or corporate governance.  I’m referring specifically to the aspect of pro wrestling that matters most to me as…

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The Most Transitional WrestleMania of All Time!

WrestleMania has always been a little different. From its inception, when it was the only annual pay-per-view in the World Wrestling Federation’s arsenal, celebrity involvement was a point of emphasis.  From Liberace to Billy Martin to Muhammad Ali, the WWF … Continue reading

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The Triumph of Self-Determination

Originally posted on The Axis of Ego:
The legislature of the state of Washington recently passed a measure to begin allowing same-sex marriages once the governor signs the bill into law this summer.  This action mirrored what occurred a few…

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The Company Man

Originally posted on The Axis of Ego:
Yesterday, April 29th, was World Wish Day.  It’s a day that celebrates the legacy of the Make-a-Wish Foundation “with wishes being granted worldwide.  It’s a day to think about how wishing makes our…

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Originally posted on The Axis of Ego:
I hate to interrupt a string of lighthearted cultural observations, sports references, and stories about awkward moments in the annals of entertainment history with something more serious—but here goes. A fascinating journal article…

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