| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:36 AM
At “Blackout Diaries,” a weekly night of storytelling at the new High Hat Club in North Center where stand ups and regular folk share true drinking stories, slide projections are a common accompaniment. Host Derek Smith, for example, is...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:47 AM
"Happiness" (PBS, Monday). I am, as a rule, a fan of the films that make up the PBS documentary series "Independent Lens," which tend to spend intimate quality time with the kinds of people TV usually ignores for being too far off, too foreign, too poor...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:36 AM
Occasionally, wrestling provides a moment that fans everywhere will remember for a long time. The WWE provided one of those moments Sunday at Survivor Series when Sting finally made his WWE debut.
In the main event, it looked like Triple H would pull...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Over Thanksgiving weekend, CM Punk went on his friend Colt Cabana's podcast to finally explain why he left WWE back in January.
In the span of the two-hour podcast, he fully explained, from his view, why he felt he needed to leave WWE, citing numerous...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 10:03 AM
I hate the Hell In A Cell pay-per-view.
I just had to get that off my chest. It's been my least favorite pay-per-view since it debuted in 2009. The Hell in a Cell match used to mean something. After it started in 1997, there were only 16 matches in...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
WWE Studios is adding "The Condemned" to its roster of film franchises, with the company tapping Randy Orton to star in "The Condemned 2: Desert Prey," that Lionsgate will co-produce and distribute.
Roel Reine ("Death Race: Inferno," "The Scorpion 3")...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:59 PM
In this week's roundup, we take a look at the WWE quarterly financial report, the change of a pay-per-view, and more:
** The WWE had its quarterly financial report Thursday. The main topic was the WWE Network and its subscriptions. They announced 731,...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:08 PM
It doesn't get any bigger than this, Orlando.
The sharks are coming!
No, not the San Jose Sharks, hockey puck breath.
Even as we speak, I can envision Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer getting his head bit off on national TV. (Or maybe a...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:45 AM
When Ryback re-debuted a few weeks ago, some fans wondered if (and hoped that) this would be the WWE's chance to recapture the magic from his original run. After an episode of Monday Night Raw that almost entirely revolved around Ryback, I'd say those...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Nothing intimidated John Cena, who regularly faces 300-pound men in the wrestling ring -- until he had to audition for Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer.
No slouch himself, packing 250 pounds onto a muscular 6-foot-one-inch frame, Cena was eager to make the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The animated characters of WWE's web series "Slam City" are making the leap to television.
Nickelodeon has inked a deal with WWE to air the stop-motion animated series on Nicktoons' NickSports primetime programming block, starting Oct. 22.