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#KOwensWeek: Is Wrestling ____ ? – Dragon Ball Z

08/07/2015 2

This is “Is Wrestling _____?”, where we highlight a connection between professional wrestling and something from outside of Kayfabe. Today, we’ll look Dragon Ball Z and how dreams becoming realities can be nightmare scenarios. […]

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Is Wrestling___? The Detroit Lions

18/01/2015 1

Today, we find out who advances to the Super Bowl. We know it won’t be the Detroit Lions, and it’s all thanks to one of pro wrestling’s oldest storylines.

Oh, and spoiler alert? The story’s far from over. […]

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Is Wrestling _____?: Cable News

05/09/2014 2

This is “Is Wrestling _____?”, where we highlight a connection between professional wrestling and something from outside of Kayfabe. Today, we’ll look Cable News and how “truth” generates heat. […]

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Is Wrestling _____?: (…The One With Janice)

04/09/2014 0

This is a little feature we like to call “Is Wrestling _____?”, where we attempt to make a connection between professional wrestling and something from the world outside of Kayfabe. Today, we’ll look at Janice from Friends and the dangers of “X-Pac heat”. […]

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Is Wrestling _____?: Harry Nilsson

03/09/2014 2

This is a little feature we like to call “Is Wrestling _____?”, where we attempt to make a connection between professional wrestling and something from the world outside of Kayfabe. Today, we’ll look at Harry Nilsson (and Why Everyone’s Talking About Him.) […]

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Is Wrestling _______ ?: Sherlock Holmes

10/07/2014 1

This is a little feature we like to call “Is Wrestling _____?”, where we attempt to make a connection between professional wrestling and something from the world outside of Kayfabe. Today, we’ll look Sherlock Holmes and The Final Problem. […]

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Is Wrestling _______ ?: Goldeneye

03/07/2014 1

This is a little feature we like to call “Is Wrestling _____?”, where we attempt to make a connection between professional wrestling and something from the world outside of Kayfabe. Today, we’ll look James Bond and the changing face of heroic nationalism. […]

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Is Wrestling _______ ?: LeBron James Opts Out

30/06/2014 3

This is a little feature we like to call “Is Wrestling _____?”, where we attempt to make a connection between professional wrestling and something from the world outside of Kayfabe. Today, we’ll look at LeBron James, the best pure heel in professional sports. […]

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Is Wrestling _______ ?: Gilgamesh

23/06/2014 3

With the Great YouTube Purge of 2014 making most of the work we do with Wrestlers of the Week somewhere between “impossible” and “totally and completely impossible”, we’ve decided to officially (quasi) retire the feature. In its place will be something we are calling Is Wrestling _____?, where we will attempt to make a connection between professional wrestling and something from the world outside of Kayfabe. We will try to post at least one thing per day, though we obviously can’t promise anything because we’re not so secretly the worst. And to start everything off, we’ll look at where it all — meaning, all of literature as we currently understand it — with the Epic of Gilgamesh. […]