The Wrestling Connoisseur: I Think Raw Gave Me Salmonella

It’s not very often that there is such a monumental RAW episode that I have to write specifically about it. Last night’s May 21 show started with the typical fanfare. That fanfare entails… Continue reading

The Wrestling Connoisseur: Marksists And Why The Audience Matters

Here’s the problem with the concept of superficiality within the wrestling business. Despite the aspects of a wrestler’s look, whether it’s a muscular build or breast implants or what-have-you, superficiality does not necessarily… Continue reading

Dada…Dammit: Issue 11- EMERGENCY!

Okay, well, it wasn’t an emergency to get this post up. Maybe it’s been awhile. Most of my time has been focused on two things:  family and my novel. The novel is another… Continue reading

Creativity Feedback; or the Artistic Closed Loop

How many people have experienced writer’s block? A show of hands, please. None of you are alone. And it’s not just writers either. All creative people suffer blocks. Some people swear by particular… Continue reading

The Wrestling Connoisseur: One Good Turn Deserves Another

From my column on Inside Pulse, September 2017.   Today’s landscape of WWE’s RAW and Smackdown are a bit perplexing. The plethora of talent on both shows is top tier, but the writing… Continue reading

The Wrestling Connoisseur: Fixing Women’s Wrestling, 205, and Anything Not Cena/Orton/Reigns

This is my post from Inside Pulse, July 2017.   WWE is notorious for only paying attention to their top tier of wrestlers. Lately, if your name isn’t John Cena, Randy Orton, or… Continue reading

The Wrestling Connoisseur: ‘Tween the Ropes, Is WWE Too Big To Fail?

  This is my article from Inside Pulse from July 10, 2017.   WWE has a problem. I know, just one? I often write about WWE because they’re a wrestling juggernaut. Unfortunately every… Continue reading

The Wrestling Connoisseur: Getting Lost On The Road To Wrestlemania; or Writing For The Wrong Audience Part Two

This post was originally published April 10, 2017 on Inside Pulse. For Part 1 see here!   Where did the Road to Wrestlemania go wrong? I’m going to try to answer this question. Or,… Continue reading

The Wrestling Connoisseur: Getting Lost On The Road To Wrestlemania; or Writing For The Wrong Audience Part 1

This article was originally published by me on Inside Pulse, April 3, 2017. One of the biggest problems a writer faces is delivering the goods. The aspect of knowing your audience runs deep.… Continue reading

The Wrestling Connoisseur: The Fluctuating Quantum State of Pro Wrestling, or Murphy’s Law and WWE

This is my article from my article from July 31, 2017 at Inside Pulse.  In is out. Up is down. Left is right. Retro is…you get the idea. It seems that these days… Continue reading