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When Tony Blackburn met Hulk Hogan

October 31, 2011 by

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In 2011, Hulk Hogan isn’t really famous. Well he is famous, but his fame is so minor currently and so major previously that it’s not actually useful to anyone. He’s too famous for a full-on career as a faded celebrity, but he’s not famous enough to warrant attention for doing anything well. Like Pamela Anderson, […]

Ten-Bell Salute: Sir Jimmy Savile

October 30, 2011 by

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There was a worry at PlayingRickyMorton HQ that we’d launch with a cloud over the site’s head, what with Barry Windham’s dalliances with death this week. Thankfully, at press time the Smoking One is still alive so we don’t need to open on a 3,000 epic about his WCW Worldwide feud with Dustin Rhodes back […]

So, yeah, Papoose sampled CM Punk

October 30, 2011 by

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It was this song that made me finally realize that there needs to be a wrestling blog for those of us have basic social skills and an awareness of the world around us that extends past Firefly.  Because, let’s be honest here, who the fuck is going to publish 300 words on a Papoose song […]

On why Playing Ricky Morton is necessary

October 30, 2011 by

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A 2009 article in the Daily Telegraph suggested that Charleroi, a former coal-mining town in Belgium perhaps most famous as the home of both Paul Verlaine and serial child rapist Marc Dutroux, is the most depressing place on Earth. The Daily Telegraph are wrong. The most depressing place on Earth is actually the comments sections […]