Nylons and Midriffs: The Year of the Woman (Year In Review, 2018)

While it’s a bit corny to say, there really isn’t a better time to be a fan of women’s wrestling in WWE. Through the ups and the downs, this year was truly unforgettable for the division and fans who have been clamoring for women’s progressivism since the Attitude Era. Sure, there are some kinks to … Read more Nylons and Midriffs: The Year of the Woman (Year In Review, 2018)

The Best of NXT in 2018

This review of NXT from 2018 comes from more of a fangirl perspective than an academic one, and it is meant to reflect only my own preferences for the best part of the WWE Universe. I would love to hear any other NXT fan’s reactions to this past year, and for a second opinion, and … Read more The Best of NXT in 2018

Elections and Wrestlers, Notes IV: Is there a Jesse voter? Is there a Trump voter?

From “Where Has the Jesse Voter Gone?” by Andrew Grossbach, Rusty Kath, Alicia Spencer, & Danielle Stuard So we now ask if there in fact is a “Jesse Voter?” We argue no. Ventura appealed to a number of different demographic groups. Granted, though there was support from the youth, particularly males, Ventura could not have … Read more Elections and Wrestlers, Notes IV: Is there a Jesse voter? Is there a Trump voter?

Nylons and Midriffs: TLC Review

Holiday greetings from your favorite wrestling blogger! The Tables, Ladders, and Chairs pay-per-view is in our rearview, and in Nylons fashion, I thought I’d share my thoughts about how the women fared at this show. Because there were only three matches featuring women on the card, I’ll simply talk about the matches generally. Good, bad, … Read more Nylons and Midriffs: TLC Review

Elections and Wrestlers, Notes III

John Heppen and I are still reflecting on “Where Has the Jesse Voter Gone?” by Andrew Grossbach, Rusty Kath, Alicia Spencer, & Danielle Stuard. Ventura was able to pull votes from Democrats and Republicans, as well as Independents. As seen in table 2, the vast majority of votes in the 1998 gubernatorial election for Norm … Read more Elections and Wrestlers, Notes III

Nylons and Midriffs: Same Old, Same Old (December 3, 2018)

Greetings fans and friends. This week I’ll be mostly discussing how I feel as if I am stuck in a looping timeline watching WWE TV every week as of late. I think around this time of year, WWE Creative starts to get fatigued with storytelling, which is understandable. People are generally less interested in serial … Read more Nylons and Midriffs: Same Old, Same Old (December 3, 2018)