A Guide to WrestleMania Weekend 2019

I was originally planning on doing what I did last year in writing previews for both NXT Takeover: New York and WrestleMania 35, but with the excessive amount of wrestling action that's set to take place from Thursday April 4th, I thought it might be of more worth writing a guide to WrestleMania weekend and … Continue reading A Guide to WrestleMania Weekend 2019

Review: NJPW New Japan Cup 2019 (with match recommendations)

The biggest New Japan Cup tournament in history has concluded and the main event for the G1 Supercard in Madison Square Garden on April 6th is set. It will be a Wrestle Kingdom 13 rematch as IWGP Heavyweight Champion, "Switchblade" Jay White faces Kazuchika Okada, who won the Cup after defeating SANADA in an excellent … Continue reading Review: NJPW New Japan Cup 2019 (with match recommendations)

“We don’t play this one much”: One-off essentials from the Springsteen Archives

In my last Springsteen blog series I talked about what I believe to be the best performances of Springsteen's songs with multiple live versions available to listen to. The only downside to that series was not being able to talk about certain songs that have either only been played once, or are only featured on … Continue reading “We don’t play this one much”: One-off essentials from the Springsteen Archives

The Best of the NJPW New Japan Cup Round 2 /w Quarterfinals Preview

The New Japan Cup continues - and continues to get better. Round 2 has concluded and the Quarterfinals are set to take place on the 20th and 21st of March. There's four interesting matchups and it really is quite uncertain as to who IWGP Heavyweight Champion, “Switchblade” Jay White will face inside Madison Square Garden at … Continue reading The Best of the NJPW New Japan Cup Round 2 /w Quarterfinals Preview

The Definitive Version of Every Song from Springsteen’s Archive Series: Part 6

With the amount of shows released since Bruce Springsteen approved releasing live concerts from the vault back in 2014, fans now have over one hundred shows to pick and choose from, whether it be via live.brucespringsteen.net or courtesy of other officially released material for their listening pleasure. While I’ve given my thoughts on every Archive Series release … Continue reading The Definitive Version of Every Song from Springsteen’s Archive Series: Part 6

The Best of the NJPW New Japan Cup Round 1 and Round 2 Preview

Following four days of action, there's a brief pause in the New Japan Cup as NJPW prepares for the second round of the tournament, where IWGP Heavyweight Champion, "Switchblade" Jay White awaits the eventual winner in Madison Square Garden on WrestleMania weekend in early April. As I expected in my initial tournament preview, certain matches … Continue reading The Best of the NJPW New Japan Cup Round 1 and Round 2 Preview

The Definitive Version of Every Song from Springsteen’s Archive Series: Part 5

With the amount of shows released since Bruce Springsteen approved releasing live concerts from the vault back in 2014, fans now have over one hundred shows to pick and choose from, whether it be via live.brucespringsteen.net or courtesy of other officially released material for their listening pleasure. While I’ve given my thoughts on every Archive Series release … Continue reading The Definitive Version of Every Song from Springsteen’s Archive Series: Part 5

Film Review: Captain Marvel (2019)

Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Jude Law. Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Synopsis: With the MCU going back to the 1990s for this one, Vers (Brie Larson) must find a way to end an ongoing Kree and Skrull war, while also coming to a conclusion as to who … Continue reading Film Review: Captain Marvel (2019)

The Definitive Version of Every Song from Springsteen’s Archive Series: Part 4

With the amount of shows released since Bruce Springsteen approved releasing live concerts from the vault back in 2014, fans now have over one hundred shows to pick and choose from, whether it be via live.brucespringsteen.net or courtesy of other officially released material for their listening pleasure. While I’ve given my thoughts on every Archive Series release … Continue reading The Definitive Version of Every Song from Springsteen’s Archive Series: Part 4

Preview and Predictions: New Japan Cup 2019

A lot has changed in New Japan since my last post previewing The New Beginning tour. Kenny Omega has officially signed with AEW - though it hasn't been confirmed that he's officially left NJPW, and in contrast to what I thought, Hiroshi Tanahashi was dethroned as IWGP Heavyweight Champion by "Switchblade" Jay White has achieved, … Continue reading Preview and Predictions: New Japan Cup 2019