J.C. of Countdown City WrestleCast Interviews pro wrestler and Hybrid SOW co-founder Chris Marval

Friend of The PractitioNERD, J.C. sits down with Chris Marval, pro wrestler and co-founder of the Hybrid School of Wrestling on their latest episode of the Countdown City WrestleCast. In the interview, they discuss how Marval got started in wrestling, how the Texas Treats were born, and the wrestling school that continues to grow each day. Whether you’re looking to become a pro wrestler or … Continue reading J.C. of Countdown City WrestleCast Interviews pro wrestler and Hybrid SOW co-founder Chris Marval

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Death Green Museums vs The World – WIRed #121


It’s time for Episode 121 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses the design & engineering of the Death Star, the Rockefeller’s move to green energy, the Videogame History Museum in Frisco, Texas, and how WCW took on the WORLD…in a video game! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “Death Green Museums vs The World – WIRed #121”

The Videogame History Museum is in Frisco, Texas?!? Yay!

I suppose it’s time for us gamers in South Texas to start making a pilgrimage to the Videogame History Museum.  What’s nice is that we won’t have to travel TOO far, but at this time most of its collection is in storage, and what we’ve been able to see concerning it was on cross-country tours at various gaming conferences and conventions. But in the near future, there will be a permanent public display, as the Frisco, Texas community board has approved a deal to give the Museum a 10,400 square foot location (roughly a bit larger than a baseball diamond) inside the city’s Discovery Center by this April, and then we retro gaming nerds can easily revisit some of the classic games and consoles that defined our childhood. Continue reading “The Videogame History Museum is in Frisco, Texas?!? Yay!”

Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling is FOR REAL!

ROW-bookertWhen he’s not commentating on WWE SmackDown while reminding us “don’t hate the player, hate the game” and calling heels “sucka,” Booker T (Huffman) runs an independent wrestling school and promotion in his hometown of Houston, Texas in 2005. Formerly called Pro Wrestling Alliance (PWA), in 2012, the promotion changed their name to Reality of Wrestling (ROW). According to the Facebook page, Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling is “committed to providing the safest and highest quality training to aspiring professional wrestlers.”  On ROW self-titled weekly, episodic YouTube series, they aim to showcase the top unsigned talent from all over the world, demonstrating excellent in-ring content and storyline entertainment.

Check out the most recent episode of Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling after the break! Now Can You Dig That? SUCCCKKKKAAAAAAAAA!!!!

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“Remember The Alamo” – Doc’D #1

LIKE, FAVORITE, SHARE & SUBSCRIBE!! Welcome to the series premiere of “Document’D,” or “Doc’D,” The PractitioNERD’s monthly short-form documentary series, and this month we’ll focus on the nerdy-geekery of the architecture and history of The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.

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“The Steve Austin Show”: The Stone Cold-iest of Podcasts

Stone Cold Steve Austin has pretty much done it all. He’s held 25 championships in his pro wrestling career, is a 6-time WWF Champion — and the fifth Triple Crown Champion — winner of the 1996 King of the Ring tournament (where he coined the infamous “Austin 3:16” catchphrase), won the 1997 (technically), 1998 and 2001 Royal Rumbles, a WWE Hall of Fame inductee in 2009, and an accomplished action movie/television star.  But if you’re jones-ing for some new content from the Texas Rattlesnake and the classic matches aren’t cutting it, you should really, REALLY subscribe to his podcast, “The Steve Austin Show“, straight from the Broken Skull Ranch. Continue reading ““The Steve Austin Show”: The Stone Cold-iest of Podcasts”

Classic Venues: The Dallas Sportatorium

dalsportWhen one thinks about the glory days of professional wrestling in the great state of Texas, you think about the talent (i.e., the Von Erich family), the promotions (i.e., World Class Championship Wrestling) and when it comes to venues, you HAVE to talk about the Dallas Sportatorium.  The Sportatorium (built in 1934) was a 4,500-seat capacity barn-like arena primarily used for professional wrestling shows, and it stood at 1000 South Industrial Boulevard (near the I-30/I35 East interchange) in downtown Dallas, Texas. Continue reading “Classic Venues: The Dallas Sportatorium”

The AWESOME Descendants of Erdrick (Video Game Music Tribute Band)

Descendants of Erdrick is a video game music tribute band based in Austin, Texas – specializing in rock/progressive/metal renditions of music from RPG/Adventure game classics. This performance features: Amanda Lepre – Guitar, Brad Macchioni – Guitar, Jay Davis – Bass/Bass Synth, Jim Watson – Drums, and special guest Big Mat on synthesizers. This footage taken from MAGFest presents: Game Over Austin at Red 7 on February 3rd, 2013. Web: … Continue reading The AWESOME Descendants of Erdrick (Video Game Music Tribute Band)

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