Archive for category: Wrestling

Hulk Hogan Thunder Mixer

Endorsement deals don’t always have to make sense, especially when it comes to the 90s and wrestling.  Introducing the one celebrity endorsement item you’ve always wanted: Hulk Hogan Thunder Mixer. Imagine yourself in the ring… with a drink mixer. Several years ago, a relative found this thing in a storage closet and decided it was something I could put to...

7.5 Must-See Episodes of The Adventures of Pete & Pete

I was surprised recently on two counts: 1) a very good pop culture nostalgia expert friend of mine who may or may not also write for this site had never seen The Adventures of Pete & Pete 2) Googling “best Pete and Pete episodes” did not find an easy list to send along.  Well, readers, today that problem is solved. ...

GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling

I first connected with Bradford Thomason and Brett Whitcomb in 2009 when their first documentary, The Rock-afire Explosion, was released. You can read that old interview at my university’s newspaper online here (Come for the pizza, stay for the fun), but Bradford and Brett have undertaken a new, non-animatronics-focused project, this time documenting GLOW—the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. In their...