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Trevor Dame

Trevor Dame has wasted too many hours of his ever-dwindling life watching wrestling, but it's too late to turn back now. In his free time, he enjoys watching the squirrels of his neighborhood and perfecting his microwaving skills. He can be found at many grocery stores between the hours of 9 and 11 pm, and on Twitter at @TrevorDame.


Here’s What Sucked About the Roast of Ric Flair, Besides Everything

I watched it, you shouldn’t. Here’s why. It Wasn’t Funny Seems like a big one for a roast, right? Over the course of well over two hours (that felt like ten), I laughed out loud one time for an anti-joke from Conrad Thompson’s sidekick Casio Kid about Torrie Wilson’s workout…

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In Order to Make Its Future, Professional Wrestling Needs to Forget Its Past

Everything good comes to an end. Actually, everything comes to an end, good and bad. The only constant is change. Yet in pro wrestling, there is a growing cottage industry devoted to fighting against that fact of life. More and more podcasts and Patreons are springing up, lead by disgruntled…

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How AEW’s Massive Roster Hurts and Helps Its Cause

It’s wild to think that when AEW started just three years ago, one of the biggest worries pundits and fans had for the new promotion was their ability to fill out their roster with quality talent. Today, the opposite is now true, as perhaps the most common complaint people make…

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Professional Wrestling Doesn’t Need Writers

It seems like every week I see comments online portraying writers in wrestling as either the answer to all of a promotion’s problems or the cause of all their ills. Someone didn’t like the booking of an episode of Dynamite? Tony Khan needs to hire a team of scribes. WWE…

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Maxwell Jacob Friedman’s Future Is as (Un)limited as the Wrestling Heel Itself

It has never been harder to be a heel in pro wrestling. Okay, maybe not in terms of life outside the ring — wrestlers no longer regularly deal with fans slashing their tires, throwing urine, and pulling guns on them. But in terms of accomplishing their in-ring job? Getting their…

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Owen Hart’s Legacy Goes Much Deeper Than His In-ring Career

It’s a depressing fact that we’ve now spent many more years debating how Owen Hart’s legacy should be celebrated than we got to enjoy actually watching it. It seems like every few years something sparks a new round of arguments, be it a book, DVD, interview, or Hall of Fame…

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CM Punk and Kevin Owens Aren’t Ruled By Their Big Dreams

There’s a story Kevin Owens has told multiple times. In 2005, when first trying to break into ROH as Kevin Steen, Owens got some pushback about wrestling in a t-shirt, something that he has said he just feels more comfortable working in. As Kevin tells it, booker Gabe Sapolsky wasn’t…

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How Tony Schiavone’s AEW Comeback Saved His Reputation

I can’t think of another person in wrestling who has had the career trajectory of Tony Schiavone. Yes, wrestling has seen a million comebacks, but this is more than a comeback. Imagine working at a career for over a decade and a half and leaving at your lowest point, at…

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