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 currently runs the "How Much Does This Guy Weigh?" blog, where he reviews New Generation-Era Monday Night Raws and Hasbro WWF figures.

Recent Posts by Art0Donnell

Induction: The Wrestling Classic – To quote Nelson Muntz, “I can think of at least two things wrong with that title!”

24 Submitted by on Thu, 20 February 2014, 21:00
WWF, 1985 After the first Wrestlemania, Vince and company wanted to capitalize by throwing all the great wrestlers and Corporal Kirchner and Moondog Spot onto one spectacular themed event. This concept would eventually come to fruition at 1987′s Survivor Series, but an abortive attempt was made along the way in November 1985: it was a similar concept, but instead of Continue Reading...
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Induction: The World’s Largest Love Machine, Viscera – Every day is Hump Day for Big Vis

33 Submitted by on Thu, 13 February 2014, 21:00
(RIP NELSON FRAZIER: 1971 – 2014) WWE, 2005-7 Nelson Frazier has worn many hats during his years with World Wrestling Entertainment. Well, he only ever really wore one hat, which was a crown, but he had a number of gimmicks (rapper, clown, king, cult member) before evolving into Barry White’s younger, scarier brother. Viscera’s road to suave sex-godhood began in Continue Reading...
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Headlies: New WWE-inspired rules for Olympic announcers revealed

10 Submitted by on Tue, 11 February 2014, 17:48
Dick Ebersol, senior adviser for NBC’s Olympic coverage and long-time friend of WWE Chairman Vince McMahon, has recently issued a memo outlining new rules for the Sochi 2014 announcers. The goal is to separate the Olympics as a genre distinct from “sports,” a term loaded with negative connotations of coarse players, rowdy fans, gambling, and sweat. Announcers are now to Continue Reading...
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Induction: Double Dare’s Super-Slop-O-Mania – Still more mature than Punk’d

16 Submitted by on Thu, 06 February 2014, 21:00
Nickelodeon/WWF, 1989 With two former wrestlers like Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan handling announcing duties for years in the WWF, constantly at odds, don’t you find it odd that they never squared off in the ring to settle their differences? Why, Michael Cole was barely a year into his insufferable jerk persona before he and Jerry Lawler had a series Continue Reading...
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Induction: WWE Wrestlers on Punk’d – So named because “Jackass” was already taken

28 Submitted by on Thu, 23 January 2014, 21:00
MTV, 2003-2007 MTV has been connected with wrestling for years, ever since the Rock ‘n’ Wrestling Connection of the mid-80s. Way back then, the WWF wanted to associate itself with music, while MTV wanted to associate itself with music. Flash forward to the 2000s, when WWE was under contract with MTV’s parent company Viacom, and the worlds of wrestling and Continue Reading...
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