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Brett Davis

Brett Davis is an Andy Kaufman Award-winning comedian best known for a series of misguided projects like The Podcast For Laundry, The Special Without Brett Davis, and currently hosting WFMU’s Wrestling Club with Darren & Brett, a podcast about the thing.


The Best Butts in Professional Wrestling

“I don’t think you’re ready for this jelly.” – Beyonce Knowles “Booty, booty, booty, booty, rockin’ everywhere!” – Bubba Sparxx “Whatcha gon’ do with all that junk? All that junk inside your trunk?” – Will.I.Am, or maybe the other guy ASS. Everyone can appreciate dat azz. It’s universal. Big ones,…

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Few Talk Show Hosts Understood Wrestling Like Arsenio Hall

Some people just get wrestling. Regis was one of them, and pioneered the wrestler talk show guest model with the likes of Fred Blassie and The Destroyer. The formula was a tricky one, and many interviewers just didn’t grasp it. Regis’ formula worked: lightly sanitizing a wrestler’s persona for the…

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The Entire History of Professional Wrestling. All of It.

Fanfyte will son be ending its wrestling coverage, and while I’ve gotten to cover some of the stranger corners of wrestling, there’s so much I haven’t gotten to. For a Fanfyte farewell, I thought I’d cover … all of it. The whole thing. All of wrestling. So here it is,…

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Tony Sirico’s Stacker2 Ads Married WWE to the Mob

Tony Sirico passed away on Friday. Even if you didn’t know him as Paulie Walnuts on The Sopranos, you likely knew his face from commercials and cameos. In real life, Tony Sirico had a history in organized crime, and after 28 arrests, he turned it around to create quite the…

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14 Years Ago, Vince McMahon Tried to Give Away $100,000 and Got RickRolled Instead

Today is an incredible day in wrestling history. It’s not the anniversary of a huge main event or a shocking defection. It’s not that it’s the day Stone Cold “took his ball” or the day Harley Race captured another World Championship. It’s not even that it’s Buff Bagwell’s birthday AND…

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From Sammy Guevara to Vince McMahon: Wrestling’s Worst Kisses

“That thing, that moment, when you kiss someone and everything around becomes hazy and the only thing in focus is you and this person.” – Drew Barrymoore in Never Been Kissed From Dynamite to TripleMania, wrestling’s newest it couple Sammy Guevara and Tay Conti have obnoxiously swapped spit in tongue-lashing…

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QT Marshall’s Road to History at AEW Revolution

He’s a sensation. Since the moment he debuted, there has been an air of mystery around him. Even before he stepped in the ring, people were clamoring for his official debut. And despite not holding any major titles or having any big-name victories under his belt, his rise has felt…

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Join Us: Every AEW Faction Ranked

AEW is chockablock with various stables, from high-profile units like The Elite to lowly units like The Wingmen. This could be a daunting hurdle for new AEW fans, so I have not only summarized each group, but I have ranked them. For this list, I am considering any group of…

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BARON VON RASCHKE AND THE CLAW!!! (And the Minneapolis Street Fight)

Prior to watching the Minneapolis Street Fight, my longtime friend (and fellow lifelong wrestling fan) and I had not spoken in about a week. I wasn’t even sure if he was watching AEW’s Full Gear live. We both watched the event unfold without making any comments to one another, until…

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Join the Pencil Army: The Essential Lulu Pencil

There’s a good possibility you’ve heard the name Lulu Pencil in the past few months. From her recent appearances on AEW Dark (serving her royal highness Emi Sakura), to her recent Pro Wrestling Illustrated cover celebrating her #500 spot (an alternate cover, sure, but they don’t do that for everyone).…

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Zubaz, Fanny Packs, and the Ribera Steakhouse Jacket: A History

Lt. Commander Robert Truax was one of the world’s great rocket scientists. A career Naval officer with a nuclear engineering master’s degree, his early backyard experiments led to the creation of liquid-propelled missiles, and ultimately the Thor, Viking and Polaris missile programs for NASA. Sadly, the innovation of this Bob…

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The Top 30 Wrestling Fan Signs of All Time

As AEW and WWE have returned to full live crowds (for better or worse), it’s time to take a look back at the fan contributions to wrestling programming, particularly the art of the sign. There have been wrestling signs for decades, usually the work of a particularly dedicated fan. At…

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CocoMania: Conan O’Brien’s Best Wrestling Moments

As a comedian that exists in the realm of the absurd, I have had two tentpole influences from my early youth (for better or worse): Conan and professional wrestling. What do they have in common? Well, both have featured celebrity guests, hyper-specific characters, a surprising number of hand puppets, people…

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