I don’t think I have to tell you that pro wrestlers are a generally mercurial bunch. You pretty much have to be in order to exist between the real and unreal worlds where pro wrestling resides, that blurred-line known as Kayfabe*. Of these profoundly odd men and women, […]
Though a good/evil distinction is present in most narratives, when it comes to professional wrestling the dynamic between babyfaces (good guys) and heels (bad guys) is uniquely important. In an entertainment medium that lives and dies based on the reactions and whims of the live audience, it’s critical […]
“But sometimes, just to see the world I live in, I watch WrestleMania.” More on Werner Herzog and Wrestlemania here.
For those of us who did not grow up watching Bollywood films (and maybe even for those of you who did, depending on how closely an adult monitored what you were watching when or after this film came out), there is a particular threshold that each of us […]
Claire Napier has shared her digital zine anthology, Get Ready For The Big Chop: Digressions On When Pro-Wrestlers Change Their Hair And What It Means! You can read it for free here.
The Gutter’s own Carol shared some things she liked at Biff Bam Pop! Will there be werewolves and mermaids? It is extremely likely!