Wrestling Queen (1973)

Wrestling Queen is less about Vivian Vachon, the titular rassling royalty, than it is about early 1970’s pro wrestling. This movie near-instantly puts a lie to the rewritten Vince McMahon Jr. history of wrestling that big crowds and families didn’t attend wrestling shows until the rock and wrestling connection of the early 80’s. Vivian comes from […]

Grunt! The Wrestling Movie (1985)

Once, years ago, “Skull Crusher” Johnson took on Mad Dog Joe De Curso for the title. Johnson got caught in the ropes, Mad Dog hit a dropkick and “Skull Crusher’s” head went flying into the crowd. After being acquitted of manslaughter, Mad Dog attached the judge and bailiff, went to jail and then jumped off […]

Fresh (2022)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Emily Fear is a librarian in Western PA. You can hear her weekly on the women’s wrestling podcast Grit & Glitter, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and all major platforms. A lonely twenty-something in the Pacific Northwest is exhausted with modern dating when she meets a promising man the old fashioned way – […]

APRIL MOVE THON DAY 26

Giorgio Moroder is more than just the father of disco. He’s contributed to the entire world of synth in music and his film work is vast. It would take so long to list every amazing song and album Moroder created, but beyond his own work, I’d start with “Bad Girl” and “Last Dance” by Donna […]