Oscar Niemeyer’s Worst Tech Reproduces Games of Wrestling Shadows – WIRed #26

http://blip.tv/practitionerd/oscar-niemeyer-s-worst-tech-reproduces-games-of-wrestling-shadows-wired-26-6483331

What do the Mayans, Doctor Who, Demi Lovato, Machetes, and Winking have in common? You don’t know; neither do I.

This week’s apocalyptic (ugh…) episode of WIRed discusses the late-great architect Oscar Neimeyer, CNET’s Worst Tech Products of 2012, a new game for…the VIRTUAL BOY?!?, and boiling point of the Hart/McMahon grudge in documentary form.

Continue reading “Oscar Niemeyer’s Worst Tech Reproduces Games of Wrestling Shadows – WIRed #26”

“Wrestling With Shadows,” A Look Into The End of Bret Hart’s Run in the WWF

Paul Jay’s Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows is a 1998 documentary film which follows then-World Wrestling Federation Champion and superstar Bret “Hitman” Hart during his final year in the WWF, starting from his WWF Championship victory over The Undertaker at SummerSlam to his last match with the company versus “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels at the Survivor Series on November 9, 1997.  This documentary is lauded and infamous for its access and rare look behind-the-scenes of the professional wrestling industry, including Hart discussing with The Undertaker and Pat Patterson about the course of their SummerSlam match, Triple H being accused by Bret’s wife, Julie, of his involvement in the “Montreal Screwjob” incident, and outside-of-the-ring endeavors of Vader, who had just acquired his real estate license and career plans after wrestling.  Wrestling with Shadows also takes a rare look at the life of the extensive, wrestling-oriented Hart family and household.

Continue reading ““Wrestling With Shadows,” A Look Into The End of Bret Hart’s Run in the WWF”