Promos By Hyphen: The Man Who Should Be King (and his Royal Court)

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I missed most of Raw this week. It was mostly intentional but I turned it on in time to see the aftermath of the Brock Lesnar/CM Punk confrontation. I immediately started texting my friend Erik, asking him to please tell me why my favorite wrestler (person) in the world was bleeding. Continue reading

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Slater’s Signature Finisher: Daniel Bryan vs. John Cena at SummerSlam – Yes! Yes! Yes!

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Originally posted July 17, 2013.

The July 15, 2013 edition of WWE Monday Night Raw was one of the top-to-bottom most enjoyable three-hour programs since they switched to 3 hours last summer. There were two big reasons for that. The first was because they were in front of a hot, enthusiastic crowd. New York is considered the “home market” for WWE and they were in the new Barclays Center (home of the Brooklyn Nets) for only the second time. It was the first time for Monday Night Raw. Continue reading

Promos By Hyphen: Payback Schmayback

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So you’ve watched Payback and Raw and you’re ready to read more about the latest in the WWE? Of course, you look to Promos By Hyphen for all the information you need.

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The Promos By Hyphen 2013 WWE Year End Awards Part 3

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Here there be a finale! Make sure to catch up on Part 1 and Part 2 if you need to.

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The Promos By Hyphen 2013 WWE Year End Awards Part 2

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Welcome to Part 2 of the First Annual Promos By Hyphen WWE Year End Awards. Make sure to read all the creamy goodness of Part 1.

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The Promos By Hyphen 2013 WWE Year End Awards Part 1

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I’ve wanted to do some type of awards article for the longest time now. Then that turned into doing an awards podcast, but Thomas and I never brought that to fruition (my fault, I was too busy making music). Then the idea got away from me until I realized what just passed: WrestleMania NY/NJ (XXIX!).

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The Howitzer & Buzz-Saw Show – The Ides Of Madness

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Madness. One word says it all. For some boring fools, March just means spring and warmer weather (or so they say). For the rest of us, it means the most madness filled sports month of the year. Professional athletes take a backseat to college kids. It’s the NCAA Tournament. It’s the place dreams come true, eternal memories are formed, hearts are broken, a nation unifies, and Davids and Goliaths are on an equal stage.

Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George “the Howitzer” Gerbo do what the rest of the country is doing, they fill out their brackets. Your favorite sports genius’ go through the entire field and give their picks. Based on Mike’s high winning percentage in competitions against George, can the Howitzer pull off a sports pick’em equivalent to a 16 over a 1 seed? On second thought, we’ll be nice, 15 over a 2… At least that’s been accomplished before.

What’s their Final Four look like? Do elite programs like Louisville and Indiana have enough to go the distance? Will a year of improbable upsets continue? Can Gonzaga, now with expectations, finally get the job done and make a deep run? Is Duke vulnerable by carrying several disappointing losses? Is Miami (FL.) poised to prove themselves? Does the Michigan bandwagon have any room left? Which low seeded teams have that dark horse potential?

George always knows he’s risking unbearable bragging and bravado any time he enters into a competitive venue against the Buzz-Saw.

We now all prepare for that one shining moment. You know what? Screw the corny stuff. Let the games begin!

The Howitzer and Buzz-Saw conquer madness and sports radio, one day, at a time…

The Howitzer & Buzz-Saw Show – The Ides Of March

Promos By Hyphen: The Blankety Blank You Love To Hate

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Some people take this wrestling stuff too far.

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Promos By Hyphen: Elimination Chamber Blues

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I can’t get used to seeing The Rock with CM Punk’s belt around his shoulder.

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Slater’s Signature Finisher: Looking at nWo: The Revolution

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I was sending a text message the other day. As I was typing the word, “being,” my phone did something that I thought was amazing – it tried to autocorrect it to nWo. I might like wrestling a little too much…

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