SPENNY: An open letter to Vince McMahon

Dear Mr. McMahon, Far be it for a jabroni like me to tell the king of a billion-dollar sports entertainment industry what to do with his product, but I’ve decided I will sleep better if I let my feelings be known.  And I know I’m not alone with this inclination. Vince, I think WWE needs monsters.  Real monsters.  I’m sorry, but size alone does not a monster make.  Andre, Luke Harper, John Studd, Braun Strowman, Mark Henry, Big Show,…

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SPENCER SPENNY RICE’S CHINLOCK DEBUT: Why I love professional wrestling

When I was a little kid my cousin Jonathan used to take me to see professional wresting at Maple Leaf Gardens and Buffalo Memorial Auditorium. At the time I was young enough to believe that everything was completely real. Certain wrestlers scared the living shit out of me. Two of them, The Sheik (Ed Farhat, not the Iron Sheik) and Abdullah the Butcher, were madmen foreigners that invented what is now known as hardcore or extreme wrestling. Their matches…

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Review: This is Hannibal DVD Documentary

Let me start by saying Devon ‘Hannibal’ Nicholson is the most intense person I have ever met in my entire life.  I’m not sure if he’ll be offended by me saying that (and I fear for my life as a result), but that is the God’s given truth about the man.  I have worked with him on a handful of occasions throughout the Ontario and Quebec independent wrestling circuit, and I have no problem truly believing that Devon Nicholson…

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