Promos By Hyphen: The CM Punk Series Finale

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I just finished binge watching 9 seasons of How I Met Your Mother. After 9 seasons, the show signed off the air with a finale that most of its viewers hated (more on this soon). In January, CM Punk left the WWE with no notice and again, most of the fans hated this. WWE lost one of it’s most popular wrestlers and had to rearrange storylines on the fly to make the Road to WrestleMania XXX work. Other than my appearance on The HBS, I’ve been silent publicly on this matter.

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The Big Push: WrestleMania XXX Review

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The Grandest Stage in Sports Entertainment, it came and shocked us all.  There were more then a few surprises thrown out to the fans.  Many were less than thrilled with some of the results.  Many of us are still in a daze as to what happened.  Overall, it was a great show. Continue reading

WRESTLEMANIA XXX: He Lives With the Lights on Bright

Originally posted on Atomic Anxiety:

WrestleMania XXX

WrestleMania XXX (April 6, 2014) – Mercedes-Benz Superdome (New Orleans, LA) – Main Event: Randy Orton vs. Batista vs. Daniel Bryan (WWE World Heavyweight Championship) – Announcers: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry “the King” Lawler, and “Mean” Gene Okerlund – Host: Hulk Hogan.

WrestleMania XXX is a stunning achievement for the WWE.

After a lackluster WrestleMania 29 a year previous which saw their internet stream repeatedly cut out and restart the event, the 30th anniversary of Vince McMahon’s ultimate vision of sports entertainment hit (almost) all the right notes, signaling the passing of multiple torches while paying off long-term story lines and setting up the immediate and longterm future of the company.

And the stream never went out, either.

After eight months of frustrating fans who wanted desperately the cheer the ascension of Daniel Bryan to the top of Title Mountain, the WWE sent the Silverdom- er, the…

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WrestleMania Week: The Big Push: WWE Raw Review 3/31/2014 – Go Home Show

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This show actually started out with a big surprise.  Instead of Triple H, instead of Stephanie McMahon, The Undertaker came out.  He then proceeded to give a very long and cryptic message that at times seemed to confuse more then intimidate.  He talked about being in the deep end, he talked about the Streak being unbeatable, like death and taxes.  It was cool and sort of uncool at the same time to watch. Continue reading