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Review – Conan (PS3)

“Hither came Conan the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandalled feet.” - From The Phoenix In The

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Recap – Wrestlemania X

Date: March 20th, 1994 Location: Madison Square Garden Commentary: Vince McMahon, Jerry “The King” Lawler. Background notes: Lex Luger and Bret Hart became co-#1 contenders for the WWF Championship after they became the simultaneous final eliminations of the Rumble. Commissioner

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Book Review: The Atrocity Archive

Well, I've just finished reading Charles Stross's espionage horror book The Atrocity Archive, which contains both the titular book, as well as a semi-short story sequel, "The Concrete Jungle". Overall, the book is a very enjoyable work of fiction for

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Review – Doctor Who: The Sea Devils

"Doctor Who: The Sea Devils," which features the Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee) and Jo Grant is a pretty good serial, with some very nice costume and set design. It does, however, take a bit too long to get the ball

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Recap – Wrestlemania VIII

Wrestlemania VIII Date: April 5, 1992 Location: The Hoosier Dome - Indianapolis, Indiana. Our hosts are Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby The Brain Heenan. A little background: “HBK” Shawn Michaels has finally, and dramatically, split off from The Rockers by super-kicking

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Recap – ROH: Unscripted

A little background coming in: At the Four-Way Iron Man match for the Ring of Honor title (I still need to get that event, by the way), Low Ki came out with the win, and became the Ring of Honor

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Recap – Wrestlemania VII

Wrestlemania VII The Time: March 24th, 1991 The Place: The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena The Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, to be joined by Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, a couple of guest commentators. The Champions: WWF Heavyweight Champion: Sgt. Slaughter (heel)

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Recap – Wrestlemania VI

Wrestlemania VI Location: The Skydome in Toronto, Ontario Date: April 1, 1990. Commentary: Gorilla Monsoon & Jesse Ventura Oh, my God, Jesse's clean shaven! We go to the ring for the Canadian National Anthem, sung by Robert Goulet, and we've

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Recap – Wrestlemania V

Wrestlemania V I'm doing a few different things with this Wrestlemania recap. By this time Wrestlemania had become a big deal, as had Wrestlemania Debuts, so from here on I'll be keeping track of Wrestlemania Debuts. A few people of

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Recap – Wrestlemania IV

After Wrestlemania III, Andre stayed heel, but changed his loyalties from the camp of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan to the corporation of wrestler and manager "The Million Dollar Man" Ted Dibiase. Meanwhile, Randy Savage turned face and gained as a

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Recap – Wrestlemania III

Wrestlemania III As of Wrestlemania III, our champions coming in were WWF World Champion: Hulk Hogan - still champion without any breaks in his reign. WWF Intercontinental Champion: "Macho Man" Randy Savage - Randy (which I failed to note in

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Recap – Wrestlemania II

Wrestlemania II Part 1: New York Much slicker opening video package this time, and we go first to Vince McMahon in the ring at the Nassau County Colosseum, in a subtle yet gaudy (if that's possible) tux, and he introduces

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Recap – ROH: Road To The Title

Previously On Ring Of Honor... At Round Robin Showndow: Low-Ki, American Dragon and Christopher Daniels, throughout the night, had their round-robin tournament. Daniels made Dragon tap, but tapped to Low-Ki, who in turn tapped to Dragon, leading Daniels to cut

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