‘WWE’s Greatest Wrestling Factions’ on Blu-Ray/DVD on May 27th

Are you ready? NO! I SAID, ARE…..YOU…..READYYYY!!!! Well then, here at The PractitioNERD, we’ll provide you the complete match list for Greatest Wrestling Factions, the upcoming WWE DVD and Blu-ray set. The 3 disc DVD and 2 disc Blu-ray is scheduled for release on May 26th in the UK & Europe, May 27th in North America, and June 4th in Australia, and will feature more than 20 matches from the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW). We’ll definitely see some Four Horsemen, D-Generation X (or Degeneration X), the New World Order and The Nexus, but will you see YOUR favorite — or LEAST-favorite — faction in professional wrestling in the list below after the break?

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Kyle Field Time Machine Shadowruns to WCW Summer PPVs – WIRed #47

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This week on WIRed, Kyle Field gets improvements to become the best college football stadium in Texas, an Iranian scientist reveals his time machine invention, the “Shadowrun” franchise return in…well…”Shadowrun Returns”, and the WCW’s classic beach-themed summer pay-per-views! Also, LEGO James Bond is kinda-sorta a thing (thanks, internet)! Continue reading “Kyle Field Time Machine Shadowruns to WCW Summer PPVs – WIRed #47”

WCW’s Summertime Blues: The Great American Bash & Bash At The Beach

I remember my summer days as a youth: sleeping late during the week, playing outside (after being told to go outside while watching TV and playing video games, of course), going to the coast to check out the beach, and the fireworks on the Fourth of July.  As a young wrestling fan, the months of June through August had three summer-themed pay-per-views to watch for my viewing pleasure.  While SummerSlam was WWE’s only summer-themed PPV, WCW had two, back-to-back, summer-themed pay-per-views: The Great American Back in June and Bash At The Beach in July.   Continue reading “WCW’s Summertime Blues: The Great American Bash & Bash At The Beach”

African Palladio, WiFi Moochers, BLOPS2 Memes & Starrcade – WIRed #23

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The Future is SO BRIGHT……

This week on WIRed #23 (JORDAN!), Palladio’s architectural style found in AFRICA, WiFi moochers better beware, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 memes, and the brief story behind NWA Starrcade!   Continue reading “African Palladio, WiFi Moochers, BLOPS2 Memes & Starrcade – WIRed #23”

The Stars Aligning for NWA Starrcade

The annual professional wrestling event Starrcade was held from 1983 to 1990 by the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), then by World Championship Wrestling from 1991 to 2000.  Starrcade was the promotion’s flagship event that featured the culmination of the most popular feuds in the company and the show eventually rivaled the World Wrestling Federation’s WrestleMania event (even though Starrcade was typically held in November or December, while WrestleMania is held in March or April). From 1983 to 1987, the show was produced by Jim Crockett Promotions, the top and most dominant promotion of the NWA, and was usually held on Thanksgiving Day. In 1988, due to financial problems, JCP was sold to Ted Turner and was renamed WCW, and when the WWF threatened cable providers to not carry Starrcade and instead carry the inaugural  Survivor Series on Thanksgiving 1987, Starrcade’s yearly schedule was changed to December, and remained that way for all future Starrcade events. Continue reading “The Stars Aligning for NWA Starrcade”