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: The Lost AWA Team Challenge Pilot – The Gagnes warp into the future!

28 Submitted by on Thu, 15 November 2018, 20:53
AWA, 1989 In the American Wrestling Association’s dying days, the company, faced with rapidly declining revenue and an exodus of stars, settled on a long-range booking plan called the Team Challenge Series, in which the entire roster was split up into three teams that competed against each other for points, with the eventual winners receiving a “million dollar prize”. A Continue Reading...
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INDUCTION: Bikers’ Court with Jim Duggan – Hacksaw revs up his Harley for… Big Tobacco? Huh?

19 Submitted by on Thu, 01 November 2018, 20:05
Tomorrow, WWE puts on “Crown Jewel”, their most controversial event ever. All over the mainstream news, we’ve been hearing about how WWE is getting paid big bucks by a repressive regime to carry out an outrageous PR campaign for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. But this is far from the first time that wrestlers have been used in stealth propaganda for Continue Reading...
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INDUCTION: Kowabunga – This Ninja Turtle’s bogus, and so is vehicular assault

22 Submitted by on Thu, 18 October 2018, 21:48
USWA, 1990 The late Chris Champion was known for many gimmicks here on Wrestlecrap. Whether it was one half of the time-traveling New Breed, who jumped from the year 2002 to invade the NWA in the late 1980s… …or Yoshi Kwan, who sported a Fu Manchu mustache and hailed from China, despite Champion famously being full-blooded Not-Chinese. But in Memphis, Continue Reading...
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Induction: Professional Gay Wrestling – Gay professional wrestling

22 Submitted by on Thu, 04 October 2018, 20:04
2011 While searching Amazon Prime recently, I was pleasantly surprised to find, of all things, episodes of Memphis wrestling in the video library. But there was even more content available for any connoisseur of both great wrestling and bad wrestling: a collection of death matches between Cactus Jack and Terry Funk, some truly awful-looking wrestling movies I’d never heard of, Continue Reading...
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Induction: Stephanie McMahon on Undercover Boss – This little Princess went to market (herself)

18 Submitted by on Thu, 20 September 2018, 20:00
CBS, 2018 There are no original ideas in reality television. Wife Swap? Ripped off from Chappelle’s Show. The Amazing Race? Heavily influenced by Around the World in 80 Days. And Undercover Boss? Lifted directly from the “Blue Collar Drummond” episode of Diff’rent Strokes. On paper, the idea of an Undercover Boss episode for WWE sounds fascinating: imagine Stephanie McMahon getting Continue Reading...
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