Asshole Telemarketers – Ignoring The Do Not Call Registry?

Asshole Telemarketers

Telemarketers are a part of life.  I personally spent some time as a telemarketer when I was in college at Indiana University calling on behalf of the Indiana Troopers Benevolent Association.   Even though I’ve got my cell number on the National Do Not Call Registry, I get between 10-30 telemarketing calls a month.  The overwhelming majority of these calls are from groups looking for accredited investors to invest in their venture.  These ventures range … Continue reading

Only A Few Matches But A Great Show – WrestleMania XII

WrestleMania XII (1996)

Event: WrestleMania XII Date: March 31, 1996 Venue: Arrowhead Pond (Anaheim, California) Attendance: 18,853 Still coming to you as the World Wrestling Federation.  Damn if I can’t remember when the switch came.  I could have sworn it was around this time.  We start off with a Bret Hart/Shawn Michaels promo and go right into the action – No America The Beautiful or National Anthem. Camp Cornette (Vader, Owen Hart and The British Bulldog) (with Jim … Continue reading

Super Stars And Stripes Forever – WrestleMania VII

WrestleMania VII (1991)

Event: WrestleMania VII Date: March 24, 1991 Venue: Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (Los Angeles, California) Attendance: 16,158 At WrestleMania VI, it was announced that this event would be held at the LA Memorial Coliseum.  Between WM VI and now, the venue was changed to the Sports Arena.  According to the WWF at the time, this was due to some death threats that Slaughter had received.  Other reports say it was due to slow ticket … Continue reading

WrestleMania 2 – Let’s Try That Again

WrestleMania 2 (1986)

Event: WrestleMania 2 Date: April 7, 1986 Venue: The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, The Rosemont Horizon in Rosemont, Illinois, and The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California Attendance: 40,085 (combined) As you can see above, this is the first (and I believe only) WrestleMania event to come to us from different locations.  Essentially we get 3 “main events” – one from each of the locations.  On the mic we … Continue reading

All Gayness Aside, Penn’s ‘Milk’ Is Great

Milk (2008)

I’m not normally a fan of “based on a true story” movies simply because there normally isn’t enough drama involved (unless you’ve got a story like Miracle).  That said, Milk really wasn’t on my radar cause I’m not a big Sean Penn fan either.  However, once the reviews came out I knew that I had to see it simply to see how well Penn pulled off the role of Harvey Milk. If you’re familiar with … Continue reading