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Legendary Pro Wrestling Trainer Larry Sharpe Has Passed Away At Age 66

“Pretty Boy” Larry Sharpe, taking on Dominic DeNucci at Madison Square Garden in 1980.

If you’re a longtime professional wrestling fan with specific memories of the NWA and early-WCW, it’s incredibly likely that you remember Larry Sharpe. Sharpe had a pretty decent career as a mid-card wrestler, but he’s likely best remembered for running the legendary Monster Factory, which he and Buddy Rogers opened in 1983 in Paulsboro, New Jersey. For the uninitiated, the Monster Factory is notable for produced perhaps more pro wrestling stars than any one training facility before WWE consolidated its developmental promotions to its Performance Center and NXT. Continue reading Legendary Pro Wrestling Trainer Larry Sharpe Has Passed Away At Age 66

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No, Fury’s REALLY dead this time! (Captain America #449)

With Great Power Comes Good Grief…

Idenburg’s Sci-Fi GUI’s on Wii U with Eddie Guerrero – WIRed #21

This week on WIRed, Architect Florian Idenburg stops by Texas A&M, How tech in sci-fi influences graphic user interfaces, what about the Wii U, and remembering “Latino Heat” Eddie Guerrero.   Continue reading Idenburg’s Sci-Fi GUI’s on Wii U with Eddie Guerrero – WIRed #21

Remembering Eddie Guerrero

This past Tuesday marks the 7th anniversary of the sudden and untimely passing of legendary professional wrestler Eddie Guerrero at the age of 38. I remember waking up in my dorm room at Texas A&M that morning or November 13th, turning on my computer and opening the web browser to WWE.com, and there it was…on the front page of the website.  I starred at the screen for what felt like hours, and when I snapped out of it, I made a tribute button and wore it on my backpack around campus for weeks.  In the last few days, several wrestling personalities have reacted to the anniversary of his passing, with the following messages on Twitter.  
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Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray; HOLY CRAP, GREAT GOOGILY-MOOGILY, OMG-BBQ!!!!

So yeah, this happened TODAY!!!
IT’S A CELEBRATION!!!!

After the May 4th, 2011 announcement (“May the Forth be with you;” get it?), I have been looking forward to this release in possibly the worst way.  Finally, I picked it up today at my closest Wal-Mart (one of the last two available before they had to restock), and took some pictures to serve as a walkthrough or unboxing.  Enjoy!

**by the way, the movies look AWESOME; I’m watching “Ep. 4: A New Hope” right now**   Continue reading Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray; HOLY CRAP, GREAT GOOGILY-MOOGILY, OMG-BBQ!!!!