Packing a punch: 
Blood Red Turns Dollar Green author on series climax

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Irish crime writer Paul O’Brien has managed to a near-impossible feat – penning a compelling fictional series set in the world of professional wrestling that is as appealing to ardent crime literature fans as it is to those that closely monitor the action between the ropes of the squared circle. Volume 1 of the Blood…Read the full article…

WWE DVD Review: WrestleMania 29

WWE Superstars Promote WrestleMania XIX

For lifelong fans of WWE, it’s impossible not to get excited about the prospect of WrestleMania when it comes around each year. No matter what match-ups are on offer, you can nearly always rely on the world’s biggest wrestling brand to pull something truly special out of the bag and rise to the occasion – but that…Read the full article…

Tales from an incredible career: up close and personal with Mick Foley

Mick Foley

In the world of entertainment, Mick Foley has, quite literally, done it all. A former WWE and TNA world heavyweight champion and recent WWE Hall of Fame inductee, Foley is also the author of numerous fiction and non-fiction books for both adults and children (and a New York Times bestselling author, no less), actor and…Read the full article…

WWE DVD Review: The Best of In Your House

WWE Superstars Promote WrestleMania XIX

Look past the childish logo and the introduction of In Your House to the World Wrestling Federation’s pay-per-view calendar in May 1995 marked a sizeable change in direction for the company: a change that is still felt by the industry to this day. #1856789 / gettyimages.com Under pressure from a soon-to-be dominant WCW, In Your House events were introduced…Read the full article…

Irish crime writer Paul O’ Brien talks hard-hitting wrestling sequel

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Last year I stumbled across a terrific literary find in the form of Blood Red Turns Dollar Green Volume 1. Written by Irish crime writer Paul O’Brien, it’s a novel based around the world of professional wrestling in the 1970s – but it’s certainly not a book that would only appeal to fans of ‘sports entertainment’….Read the full article…

Has WWE gone too far with its use of social media?

Donald Trump & Vince McMahon Make WWE History

The current state of the professional wrestling landscape, as we know it today for both better and for worse, can be directly traced back to the night of Monday 4th  January 1999. On that infamous evening, during the middle of WCW Nitro, commentator Tony Schiavone uttered the immortal words that are now lodged firmly in grappling folklore: “Fans, if…Read the full article…