Wrestling with Wrestling

I don’t claim to be woke. Anymore.

I’ve come to despise the term because it’s been co-opted by so many different people in so many different ways that it’s lost all it’s original meaning. Anyone who displays a Hooked on Phonics level of knowledge and compassion for the plight of the marginalized gets labeled as “Woke” or “Woke Bae” or whatever other goofy ass term of endearment gets passed around on the internet.

An aside, I have yet to hear anyone outside of an electronic medium talk like this. If you’ve ever physically heard me say anything about being woke, I’m usually saying it tongue in cheek. Reality is a cruel bitch.

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Body Slams and Hard Cams

Cross posted on The Dominate Wrestling fancast main site

I just got my mind blown by Cage versus Willie Mack in the opening match of the season finale of Lucha Underground, one of the best televisions shows on the air right now. Television shows, not just wrestling shows. The storytelling is impeccable, the attention to detail, something we constantly deride the WWE for not having in this day and age, is refreshing. The talent- many ex-WWE stars and stars of Mexican promotion AAA (Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion)- is top notch. The presentation is clean. All of this makes for a very enjoyable program.

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Wrestlemania: The Pilgrimage

I do a podcast. The reason I say this is because if you want to hear the particulars about my Wrestlemania trip, you can go to dominatewrestling.com and listen to it there.

Therefore, this blog isn’t going to be a recap of my Wrestlemania adventures. Far from it; instead, this will be a more introspective post (because I am introspective like a motherfucker). Wrestlemania gave me a new lease on life.

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