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The Thread Count: A Fashionable History of Wrestling’s Law And Order

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This week, our dedicated pro wrestling fashion column looks at pro wrestling's best cops, criminals and lawyers.

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The World Is Not Enough: A Chikara Road Diary

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Chikara's The World Is Not Enough is in the books, and Danielle Matheson shares the journey that led her to witness a Thunderfrog's death.

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The Thread Count: A Fashionable History Of Wrestling Hippies

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With Spandex's dedicated fashion column looks at the history of pro wrestling's hippies, from Superstar Billy Graham to CJ Parker.

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In Case You Missed It, Lance Hoyt Wants To Kill Me In Real Life

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Former WWE and TNA wrestler Lance Hoyt wants to find me and murder me, so I'm putting this on the Internet just in case.

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The Wrestling Hipster: 5 Things Your Independent Wrestling Promotion Should Never Do Again

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Attention independent wrestling promotions: here's 5 things you should never do again, from the only serious, smart voice on the Internet.

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The Thread Count: A Fashionable History of Wrestling Hillbillies

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In the debut edition of With Spandex's pro wrestling fashion magazine, Danielle Matheson analyzes the history of wrestling hillbillies.

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Sonic Doom: UltraMantis Black’s Debut Album Is Heavy On Aggression

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Our humble review of the debut EP of ULTRAMANTIS BLACK, the hardcore musical vessel of professional wrestling's own UltraMantis Black.

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How I Set Out To Recap A Chikara Show And Wrote An Invitation To Independent Wrestling Instead

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Danielle Matheson went to the Detroit return of Chikara intending to recap it, but wrote an invitation to indie wrestling instead.

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In Case You Missed It, Here’s Buff Bagwell Doing A Freaking Canadian Destroyer

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Buff Bagwell (yes, the one from WCW) broke out a CANADIAN DESTROYER during a match in Cleveland over the weekend. This is that.

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Colt Cabana Is Arm Wrestling Cliff Compton In A KFC Commercial Because Who Needs WWE Contracts?

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Former WWE pro wrestlers are arm wrestling over chicken fingers in a KFC commercial, and "wrestler to chicken spokesman" is the new best career path.

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A Rat In A Six-Sided Cage: Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Is Reportedly Buying TNA Wrestling

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, no stranger to the world of pro wrestling, is reportedly interested in buying TNA.

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The Best Photos From Inspire Pro Wrestling: Wired For War (Featuring Your Ring Announcer, Me)

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Inspire Pro Wrestling held their second show in Austin, Texas, this weekend, and I was lucky enough to ring announce for them. Look at these crazy pics.

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The Best And Worst Of WWE NXT 5/22/13: Olé Olé Olé … Oh, Hey

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Pre-show notes: - So I've finally decided to dedicate a weekly report to the best show WWE produces, NXT.

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Billy Corgan, Smashing Pumpkins. Pro Wrestlers, Smiling Politely.

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<a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/02/billy-corgan-smashing-pumpkins-pro-wrestlers-smiling-politely/billy-corgan-wrestling-commercial" rel="attachment wp-att-105617"></a>If you weren't aware, Billy Corgan (a musician who was probably pretty important to you if you were alive in 1992) runs a pro wrestling promotion.

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The Harlem Shake, Wrestling Is Art Edition

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If you're the type who Tebowed or recorded a 'Gangnam Style' parody within the first month of its relevancy, you're probably in love with the Harlem Shake.




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