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78 Degrees of Wrestling: The Major Arcana of AEW (Part III: The Soul of Reason)

XV. The Devil: MJF Another obvious corollary; is there any figure in AEW more contemptible than Maxwell Jacob Friedman? And yet, there are many captivated by his spell. For starters, I must begrudgingly admit he’s a good pro wrestler—so good to the point where there are actually people out there…

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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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Hangman Adam Page’s Title Win Was Enough

Only one thing could have really soured the AEW World Championship match between Kenny Omega and Hangman Page. If AEW had booked Omega to retain the title, knocking Hangman down another peg after spending weeks highlighting the man’s inability to win The Big One, it would have felt like a…

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Is “Hangman” Adam Page the Voice of a Generation? (Part 4: Death of an Heir of Sorrows)

I. Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone When FTR rode into Daily’s Place in a custom pickup truck, “Hangman” Adam Page seemed to revel in the arrival of true kindred spirits. A tag team deeply entrenched in the art of pro wrestling (to the extent where they’re quite…

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Bryan Danielson vs. Kenny Omega Was a Dream Match Realized

In my time as a wrestling fan, I have run the full gamut of opinions when it comes to Kenny Omega. To me, Kenny Omega is the very definition of a “coin flip” wrestler. On any given night, he’s either someone I consider to be one of the very best…

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Alpha, Beta, Cuck: AEW Dynamite Recap

After the insane highlights of AEW’s Winter is Coming special, it’s appropriate and justifiable that last week served as a cooldown episode. Some narratives were built upon in fascinating ways — like Sting blowing off Cody’s overtures and praise to shout out Darby Allin, the Inner Circle agreeing to coexist…

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Kenny Omega, Impact Player: AEW Dynamite Recap and Review

Winter Is Coming, last week’s MEGA Dynamite that featured not just the beginning of one of the most ambitious angles in wrestling history, but the launch of an AEW/Impact Wrestling crossover that may end up involving AAA, NJPW, DDT, FMW, and any number of other companies by the time it’s…

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Winter is Here: AEW Dynamite Recap

Maybe I get too carried away with subtext. While Jon Moxley racked up days, weeks, months carrying the AEW World Championship, I watched raptly as being the company’s top star wore him down over the course of the past eight months. Mox as a character seemed to have a great…

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Who Are the People In AEWs “Which Kenny Omega Are You” Image Macros?

The AEW on TNT Twitter account (@AEWonTNT) is completely unhinged at the moment, posting a thread of images of Kenny Omega with a simple question: “Which_Kenny_Omega_Are_You?” Rather than asking its followers to tag themselves to an image, the way this meme usually works, the person running TNT’s AEW account has…

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