The 2017 WWE Hall of Fame class has held many surprises. Some that should have been inducted a long time ago, and some that many thought might never get in. There are many out there that are still deserving, but I want to take a moment to reflect on those receiving the honor. The headliner… Read More The 2017 WWE HOF: An American Hero, A Rock and Roll Tag Team, and One Rude Dude!
The Blizzard of ’96 hit parts of the East Coast of the US on January 6, 1996. School was definitely out for a while and I can still remember how awesome snow days were. I don’t get them anymore, as I have to work whether there is an inch or multiple feet of snow, but… Read More A Blizzard, Hulkamania Forever, and Travis’ First Live Wrestling Show!
I love having the last post of this month. It allows me to look back on what I enjoyed in January and highlight a few as I look forward to February. In January… Tennessee beats Northwestern in the Outback Bowl! January opened up with a bang! I got to watch the Tennessee Volunteers put a… Read More Monster Lists! Yeti’s January Highlights and February’s Most Anticipated!
The Royal Rumble is one of the original Big 4 Pay Per Views (PPV) from the WWE, and is going into its 29th year. The PPV is named after the main event match, The Royal Rumble, and is a battle royal where two men start and every two minutes a new man enters until all… Read More Monster Six Pack! Jarred’s Top 6 Royal Rumble Winners!
WWE Night of Champions, WWE’s annual celebration of past and present champions, came and went last night. The premise of the card, for those who might not now, is that every WWE Championship belt is defended on this night. In this era of wrestling it includes five title belts: World Heavyweight, Intercontinental, United States, Divas,… Read More WWE Night of Champions: Rollins Proves He is Indeed the Best, Cena Needs More Credit, and How Not to Book a Legend!
The internet wrestling community has deemed the term Mark as a bad word. A mark, for those who do not know, is defined loosely depending on who is using the it. However, Wikipedia contains a definition that I feel best describes it: A wrestling fan that…loses sight of the staged nature of the business while… Read More Missing the Mark: Why It’s Still Ok to Get Excited About Pro Wrestling
Earlier this year I took my 7-year old son to his first wrestling matches. It was a great show featuring a mix of talented local guys with some wrestling legends who still know how to put on a good show. It was a fun evening and a perfect warm up for what was to come… Read More A Dad, A Son, and Payback: Travis Takes His Son to His First WWE Live Event!
I’m a big fan of cereal. I can eat cereal for every meal whether it’s sugary sweet with marshmallows and packed with chemicals or old fashioned, boring, and packed with bran. I am a fan. I even have a few cereal boxes around here and some of them might spark a memory or two so… Read More The of King Cereals! Travis Looks at Some of His Favorite Cereal Boxes!
I used to be a huge wrestling fan. I am not ashamed to say I was a mark. Normally I am a pretty quiet guy, but back when I was a wrestling fan I could be known to get a little loud at times. One of the last times I remember marking out was for… Read More Travis Returns to Wrestling Fandom with a New Tag Team Partner: His Son
The wrestling universe had a lot of big stories this year. We had disgruntled superstars, young wrestlers grabbing the spotlight, and risky business decisions. For fans, the year held a lot of excitement and stories that fueled arguments and discussions all over the internet about what was happening and the future of the business. So,… Read More Monsters Present…Monster Lists! Best of 2014: Biggest Wrestling Stories of the Year