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The ring of honor gets a crowd

Wrestling fans read with great interest yesterday an article appearing in DeadSpin about Ring of Honor Wresting. Dave Meltzer didn’t think that the company would ever get an event with more than 10,000 people. 

That changes now.. September 1, the Sears Centre in Chicago will have more than 10,000 fans for a pay per view event.

Ring of Honor wrestling now is the first professional wrestling organization besides the WWE to draw this many people since the WCW in 1999–almost twenty years of Vince McMahan total dominance!

Ring of Honor Wrestling boasts Cody Rhodes, the Young Bucks, and Rey Mysterio as its biggest draws.

In March 2017, there were rampant rumors that McMahan was interested in absorbing ROH into the WWE with a takeover. To date no further events have transpired to make that appear to be in the works. Of course with the latest bit of info on popularity the WWE may re-evaluate their next course of action.

Meanwhile McMahan has seemingly been more interested in other sports like the creation (again) of a football league. His wife is busy working for the Trump Administration...

And all of this makes me completely and totally miss those magical Monday nights of the late 90s when WWE had opposition on TNT with WCW.  Flipping back and forth ferociously to see what insults each company was hurling at the other, what stars would end of making appearances... It was a great time to be a fan.

Now... Sinclair owns ROH. Not a company that even or a sultry summer Monday would find me wanting to give ratings.




New Year's Eve.. Rockin' without Dick Clark in '13

Welcome to the final minutes of the year 2012. Yes. Already. It was so looked forward to, and it is ending so quickly...

It's minus Dick Clark this year, though. And that is notable. Fergie is showering ABC viewers tonight in the pre-game with Dick Clark related footage. Donna Summers is playing while the Doors are swaying. Yes, it's a stroll down amnesia lane in the fast lane. Dick Clarkless 2013. No countdown with the master of Times Square this year.

The show goes on, of course. With Ryan Seacrest to help. Before Seacrest will be 'out' there will be a number of events that occur. A massive ball will drop in Times Square. Revelers will kiss their hearts out.. then race for port-a-potties and their hotel rooms. Maybe stop by a pub and have a cup of cheer..

All around the world, the events are taking place. Some places on Earth are already 2013. The Pope will have a homily about how peace could be achieved. Fireworks will fly high into the night sky.. People will embrace …

Neve Campbell laments her post-SCREAM life: I was constantly being offered horror films, because I was known for horror films, or bad romantic comedies

Neve Campbell Confirms Her 'Scream' Notoriety Inspired Her Decision to Leave Hollywood »

“I needed a minute. In my 20s, it all hit so fast and so big that it was a little overwhelming,” Campbell shared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. “Wonderful, obviously, and I’m very grateful for it, but it got to a level, also, where the kinds of things that I was being offered were not the things I wanted to do. I was constantly being offered horror films, because I was known for horror films, or bad romantic comedies.”

And this week she will be jumping out of building with the Rock in theaters ..

All 'scream queens' have gone through a period of confusion, denial.. acceptance. And now for Jamie Lee Curtis 40 years after her introduction to movies via being chased by killer Michael Myers, she is back for a final round.. 
Just as Campbell came home for the final SCREAM..