Tag Archives: The Shield

An Event of Unexpected Importance

When wrestling fans scour the television landscape in anticipation of pivotal moments in WWE history, the Tables, Ladders, and Chairs pay-per-view isn’t the top candidate to produce such moments. That’s an understatement.  TLC is a “gimmick” pay-per-view, built around a … Continue reading

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A Money in the Bank Preview? Why Not?

In many respects, Money in the Bank is the most compelling pay-per-view the WWE has. Of course, no one questions that WrestleMania is the premier event.  But whereas ‘Mania is largely a “state of the union”-type show that tells us where … Continue reading

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Twice in a Lifetime (Part One)

One could make a fair argument that, in retrospect, the last two WrestleManias were merely prologue to this year’s event. 2011 saw The Rock “guest host” WrestleMania, eventually (and inevitably) involving himself in the main event match between The Miz … Continue reading

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About That Rumble Thing

I normally use my birthday (1/23) to grant myself a rare indulgence and post something introspective.  The truth is, I wrote something lengthy—twice—about certain themes and lessons taught to me in my youth that seem to have been abandoned by … Continue reading

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