BRET HART

The French Fries Bret Hart and Sean Waltman Aren’t Eating: A Review

Today is Sean Waltman’s 50th birthday! We’re also two days out from the anniversary of Bret Hart vs. 1-2-3 Kid, which is one of, if not the, greatest matches in the history of Monday Night Raw. Both of these things are worth celebrating. In fact, many writers have. So instead of…

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Is Bret “Hitman” Hart Better Than “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels?

Yea, in a fuckin’ wash. More Professional Wrestling The Kliq’s Legacy Is Their Bond, Not Their Backstage Politics Pro Wrestling Tees’ Powerbomb Pizza Made Me Like Wrestling a Little Less Reexamining Shawn Michaels Losing His Smile 25 Years Later Hitman Hart: Wrestling With Shadows Transcends the Genre It Pioneered

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Dawn of the Sad Rafter Clown (1997 Week 3)

I watched a frankly modern amount of wrestling this week. Raw was an hour. ECW was an hour. WCW, damn them, ran a Nitro, a Clash of the Champions, and nWo Souled Out, a whopping six and a half hours of content strung along, like most WCW programming, on the…

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Steve Austin “Wins” the Royal Rumble (1997 Week 2)

About a quarter of the way through an interminable tag team match pitting Goldust and Marc Mero against Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Jerry “The King” Lawler, I paused the episode of Raw and said “This is going to be hard” to myself. Not watching wrestling; watching wrestling is easy, even…

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The Greatest Wrestler of All Time (The Second Ten)

(Previously in the Greatest Wrestler of All Time: The First Ten) Only hundreds of people can be the Greatest Wrestler of All Time. Well, possibly thousands. See, throughout the history of the great sport of professional wrestling, there’ve been an uncountable number of professional wrestlers. A real “grains of sand…

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Bret Hart Calling It “The Summerslam” Instead of “Summerslam”: A Review

The Summerslam was unquestionably Bret Hart’s PPV. Yes, he has his fair share of WrestleMania and Survivor Series classics, bangers littered around King of the Ring tournaments and In Your House shows where he wasn’t expected to carry a feud against Jerry Lawler that would have sunk anybody even a…

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Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows Transcends the Genre It Pioneered

Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows is one of the best documentaries about anything ever. It follows Bret “The Hitman” Hart’s last year in the WWF in 1997, as the promotion battles Ted Turner’s WCW in the ratings and the rise of antiheroes makes Hart’s status as wrestling’s number one good…

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