It’s time for Episode Ninety-One of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses noisy architecture, making cars smarter with ClickDrive, looking back at gaming commercials and nWo parodies! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “Noisy Designs ClickDrives Gaming Ads of nWo! – WIRed #91”
On July 7, 1996, the New World Order of Wrestling (nWo) was formed at WCW Bash at the Beach when face superstar Hulk Hogan turned villain to join Kevin Nash and Scott Hall to form one of the most well-known factions in wrestling history. While the idea stemmed from an angle in New Japan Pro Wrestling, the idea took of in America, but would grow old with a revolving door of new members and rival groups formed. At the end of the day, the New World Order was a great idea that was overused and dragged on too long and too large. Here are my four favorite (favorite?) spinoffs/parodies of the New World Order (I refuse to count the Wolfpac or Hollywood/Black & White), some were formed as jokes, however if it wasn’t for the original group of Hogan, Hall, and Nash, none of them would have ever existed. Continue reading “It’s NOT the New World Order; it’s the PARODIES!”
This Sunday in Miami, The Rock and John Cena will face off at WrestleMania XXVIII (28); a match that was over one year in the making (reminiscent of old 70’s & 80’s storylines), and is being dubbed and promoted as an Icon vs. Icon-style of match given both stars’ pop culture popularity. However, this isn’t The Rock’s first time being promoted in this type of match.