Showing posts from January, 2018

Behind The Magician's Curtain : The Real American Wrestling Critics & The Ambrose Asylum

After Shawn Michaels was rude and dismissive of my girlfriend, mocked my YouTube Project, and, to top it all off, spat at me from a moving car on September 29th 1997, I no longer felt bad about the incident with Al Snow at Denny’s. All I did that day was make a wise crack remark that was intended to express my sympathy for him being mobbed by fans while he was trying to eat.

I no longer felt like I was a burden and the desire to be acknowledged by the WWE was reignited, so my friend Bob the 86er and I started what we called: The Real American Wrestling Critics.

On January 4th 2012 Bob and I launched our Youtube show, a weekly review show of WWE, Impact and RoH. We kept up the best that we could and our focus was primarily the WWE. We would dress up as parodies  of WWE wrestlers from the Golden Age and Attitude Era and have fun little skits run throughout the Show. We kept it running strong for about a year, the most interesting thing that came of the show was that near the end of our fi…

Wizardry of the Table Top with Jody - Childish Things

I’ve often joked that the difference between men and boys boils down to body hair, bills, and the cost of his toys. I’m not sure that the truth is so far from that, to be honest.
If you’re in your mid 30’s or older, think back to your childhood and remember what your father was like. Did he play video games? He likely played the odd time in order to play with you, but the odds of you finding him up at 2 in the morning sitting in front of the TV with a joystick in hand were slim to none. Playing was the realm of children. There’s even a biblical quote, 1st Corinthians 13:11 that states: “When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.”. While that can be interpreted a number of ways, the fact is that until Generation X, grown adults didn’t engage in play like we do now.
Much of this ‘play’ is simply a result of not letting go of the things we grew up with that brought us enjoyment. For some of u…