How can a superhero die? Remembering The Ultimate Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior.  Such is a name that rings through the very fibres of pop culture.  In the mid- to late ’80s professional wrestling created a number of iconic characters that still resonate with the mainstream today.  Hulk Hogan, ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage, and The Ultimate Warrior were, and continue to be, household names akin to the likes of Mr. T, ALF, or The Ghostbusters.  Unfortunately, two of those names are no longer with us, and perhaps none more…

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2013 Year in review: One on one with Brodus Clay

Originally published on Feb. 23, 2013 in The Kingston Whig-Standard Long before he was cutting the proverbial rug inside a WWE ring as the lovable Brodus Clay — and even before he was the bodyguard for legendary rapper Snoop Dogg — George Murdoch was emulating his favourite superstars as a boy. Yeah, he was a wrestling fan. A big one. “Probably a lot more than I should have been,” Murdoch said in a telephone interview this week. “Me and…

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