Depending on the specific argument you’re making, you might say that the National Wrestling Alliance, pro wrestling’s oldest governing body, ceased being relevant as much as 35 years ago. So it was definitely surprising last week when Billy Corgan (yes, that one) bought its remnants from Bruce Tharpe, a lawyer and…
Tonight, Bill Goldberg returned to pro wrestling, with WWE announcer Michael Cole falsely claiming he was “the greatest champion in WCW history.”
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Director F. Gary Gray’s group-endorsed new N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton brings us back to a time when hip-hop didn’t yet dominate popular culture. Now that rap has long been at the forefront of pop music, it’s easy to forget that in the 1980s, the form wasn’t just new but also novel, an outsider’s music not yet…
In celebration of that dude finally getting the “smoke weed every day” line right from The Next Episode, or perhaps an NWA biopic coming to theaters (maybe the latter I’m not sure), driver Tomy Drissi will be running a Straight Outta Compton livery on his NASCAR Xfinity series car.
This one hurts.
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