Tag Team Wrestling

Tag Team Wrestling

For my money, artists such as Mikhail Baryshnikov and Bob Fosse don’t hold a candle to men like Ric “Nature Boy” Flair or Kerry Von Erich. Nor can Pavarotti or Maria Callas match the passion and drama of performers like Gorgeous George or Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson....
Home Run for the Atari 2600

Home Run for the Atari 2600

Canada Bill Jones was a con man and riverboat gambler from Yorkshire, England. An 1877 article in the Dallas Times Herald once described him as being, “gentle as a woman and cunning as a fox.” He is not particularly relevant to what follows, except in one regard....
Bill Laimbeer’s Combat Basketball

Bill Laimbeer’s Combat Basketball

The 1980s were a Golden Age for cartoonish super villains. Consider the brutish evil of Dolph Lundgren as Ivan Drago in Rocky IV, the greed of Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street. Yet both pale in comparison to Bill Laimbeer as portrayed by himself on the...
Turtle Power – By Shaun Jex

Turtle Power – By Shaun Jex

The Free Play Richardson arcade in North Texas sits in the middle of a non- descript strip mall. There is a Sherwin Williams and Bar flanking it, a noodle joint a few doors down, and a Taekwondo academy just beyond that. A neon sign with the words “retro arcade” is...

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