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Robert Newsome

Robert Newsome is the editor and publisher of The Atomic Elbow, America's seventh best wrestling fanzine. His writing has also appeared at Bandcamp and The Comics Journal. He can often be found talkin' trash down at the comic book store.


Cussing Doesn’t Belong in a Wrestling Ring

“If you curse You’re the worst. For you, there is no hope. If you curse You’re the worst. Wash your mouth out with soap.” – Crucial Youth – “Those Who Curse” You can say “shit” on TV now. If you’ve watched pretty much any AEW broadcast, this fact is abundantly…

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Ric Flair’s Steakhouse Outfit: A Review

Despite a growing number of online conspiracists who believe that the real Ric Flair disappeared sometime in the mid ’90s to live out his life and was replaced, Nikki Sixx style, the Nature Boy (or “Nature Boy”) has been in the news lately as he prepares for the major spectacle…

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Jon Moxley’s Tiny Wisp of a Gold Hoop Earring: A Review

I met Tommy “Wildfire” Rich, my late father’s favorite wrestler, at a wrestling show in Carollton, Georgia. After a brief conversation, the topic turned – as it often understandably does with wrestlers behind a table at a show – to his merchandise. Gesturing to the stacks of DVDs in front…

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Before He Retires, Bring Back “Surfer” Sting

They did it. They really did it. All Elite Wrestling built a buzz on the back of a rumor, leaked out just enough information to get people really jazzed about it but also leave (just a tiny bit of) room for other possibilities, and have the whole thing pay off…

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When Kevin Sullivan Separated Dusty Rhodes From Virgil Runnels

The influence of Satan and his minions on popular culture was an accepted fact in the 1980s. Geraldo, Sally Jessy Raphael, Phil Donohue, and a who’s who of lesser-known daytime talk show hosts invited representatives of the Church of Satan or any other “left-hand path” religion to exhibit their immaculately…

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