The Women’s Royal Rumble and the History it...

January 29, 2018

I don’t watch WWE much these days. Outside of last night’s Royal...

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Mr. Wonderfuls: On Wrestling’s Gay Characters

January 8, 2018

Note: This essay was originally written in 2015, and published in The Atomic...

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Shoot Fight: Hulk Hogan vs. Roddy Piper (10/26/1997)

August 8, 2017

This is a column about kayfabe. By this, I mean that I’m writing about magic,...

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ADHD/MTV: Destiny’s Child — Say My Name (2000)

August 6, 2017

I can't say that I see a third act where I come out of this dancing...

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Four Things NJPW Can Do to Get Americans...

July 30, 2017

July and August, if you follow New Japan Pro Wrestling, is the most wonderful...

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2015 Complete Works

December 27, 2015

Fear of a Ghost Planet is taking a nap until January 1 so that I can work on...

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Facebook and the Intersectionality of Intolerance

November 17, 2015

I woke up this morning and saw somebody that I thought I respected, somebody I...

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Hasta La Vista, Silver Screen: Arnold Schwarzenegger on...

October 17, 2015

Sure, Donald Trump is running to be the man who brings about Idiocracy, but the...

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The Danish Girl and Marketing Trans Narratives

October 7, 2015

Since the release of its trailer last month, something about The Danish Girl—...

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On #GiveDivasAChance

February 25, 2015

  We hear you. Keep watching. #GiveDivasAChance — Vince McMahon...

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