As we get over the Halloween hangover and celebrate a new month, this week on WIRed discusses the importance of social involvement of architecture, Under Armour’s upcoming one-handed magnetic zipper, British tabloid rag ‘The Sun’ fails again (shocker, right?), and the horror of the 1998 WCW Halloween Havoc pay-per-view.
If Whodini was serious about the freaks coming out at night, then if it was Halloween, we’d better look out! Halloween Havoc was World Championship Wrestling’s (WCW) annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event, themed from the titular holiday every October, running from 1989 through 2000. While the first two Halloween Havocs were held when WCW was affiliated with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), WCW took on full responsibility after severing ties with the NWA. WCW held the final five events (1996-2000) in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. WWE has yet to bring back the event since its purchase of WCW and its properties in March 2001. However, the freaky part in this post has less to do with the themed event, and more to do with quite possibly one of the worst matches and events in the show’s history, particularly the 1998 edition of Halloween Havoc. Continue reading “Halloween Havoc & The Horror Surrounding the 1998 Event”
This week on WIRed, Some of the more architecturally scariest homes in horror, how to use that old floppy drive of the past with your computer of today through MAGIC & some DIY hacking, how “Syphon Filter” almost never happened, and you may or may not call it a comeback…but it won’t always guarantee WWE success. Continue reading “Haunted Homes, Floppy HDDs, Syphon Filter & Failed Comebacks – WIRed #19”