About: Art0Donnell

A wrestling fan ever since the days of Wrestlemania IX, Art graduated from college in the same building where Art Donovan called King of the Ring 1994. He also runs the "How Much Does This Guy Weigh?" blog, where he reviews New Generation-Era Monday Night Raws. Follow him on Twitter @Art0Donnell. Email at: art@wrestlecrap.com

Recent Posts by Art0Donnell

Induction: Battle of the Breakfast Cereal – A Total® debacle

15 Submitted by on Fri, 15 March 2019, 21:37
AWA, 1989 WWE purchased the AWA video library a decade and a half ago, but only recently has it started paying off. Perhaps inspired by the popularity of the AWA Team Challenge pilot, WWE recently put another super-obscure AWA program on the Network’s Hidden Gems section. See, these weren’t any ordinary wrestling matches filmed for public consumption. These were custom Continue Reading...
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Induction: Goldberg and Kevin Nash on The Love Boat – Big Sexy turns Bill’s honeymoon into a three-way dance

14 Submitted by on Thu, 28 February 2019, 21:45
I really hate the phrase, “before my time”. It’s not just the phrase itself that irks me, either, but the attitude behind it. Whether it was a condescending high school teacher mentioning some “old” technology I myself still used all the time (“We used to listen to these things called cassettes – but that was before your time!”)… …or a Continue Reading...
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Induction: Giant Gonzalez on Baywatch – The Pelican Bikini Brief

12 Submitted by on Thu, 14 February 2019, 21:41
Thanks to internet streaming services, it’s becoming easier and easier to piece together entire stretches of one’s childhood. Whether it be a whole TGIF lineup from the early 90s or a Saturday afternoon of syndicated television from the early 90s, there’s no limit to the kinds of memories a person can relive through the likes of Netflix and Hulu, provided Continue Reading...
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Induction: WWE Crown Jewel – The 2018 Gooker Award Winner

84 Submitted by on Thu, 31 January 2019, 20:00
Simply put, WWE Crown Jewel was a bad idea from day one. The event, part of a 10-year, twenty-show deal with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, was under fire from the get-go for serving as propaganda for the totalitarian state, its new crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), and his modernization campaign dubbed, “Saudi Vision 2030”.  One can’t discuss Crown Continue Reading...
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Induction: Battlebowl 1993 – Mean Gene & Fifi’s Lethal Lottery and Chill

24 Submitted by on Thu, 10 January 2019, 20:31
This induction is dedicated to the late “Mean” Gene Okerlund, whose hijinks and horniness left and indelible mark on this pay-per-view broadcast. WCW made a lot of odd choices throughout its existence, not the least of which was tinkering with its annual Starrcade event, the oldest televised supercard in the wrestling world, by devoting the entire 1991 event to Battlebowl.  Continue Reading...
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