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.
It’s #HulkHoganWeek, a celebration of all things Mania and the 28th installment of our (patent-pending) Juice Make Sugar Wrestler of the Week series. Today, we give you the finer points of the Terry Boulder oeuvre with some Essential Viewing. Today, it’s the rise of Hulkamania.
Because we’re wrestling journalists — and Buzzfeed contributors — we’ve decided that we needed to start creating a Top 10 list based on each Wrestler of the Week. We’ve decided to not include any criteria for the list, because we’ve been told by experts in the list-making field that it would just muddy our ability to explain why we are right. In honor of #TheShieldWeek: the Top 10 Military Gimmicks.