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In an unsettling moment of reality last Monday night, WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, commentator and famed Andy K ... More >>
Pro wrestler Matthew Castaneda met an opponent he could not defeat in May, when a jury convicted the Anaheim 35-year-old of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl
he met on MySpace. Known in the ring as "Chippy Sanchez," he'll next be grappling at a state prison, where a judge sent him today for 15 ... More >>
Hey, brotherrrrr, the WWE has apologized to Newport Coast NBA superstar and Olympian Kobe Bryant.For a joke.Nope, the punchline is not that pro wrestling, Vanessa Bryant's nails and Andrew Bynum's dedication to the Lakers are fake.
Tonight, television's longest running weekly episodic program, WWE's "Monday Night Raw" has its 1,000th episode. While the show's most known for its brawls in and out of the ring, the past 19 years have had plenty of unforgettable cameos from some of the biggest names in music. On this momentou ... More >>
Comedian Jonny Loquasto always keeps it funny and also seems to keep all sorts of irons in the fire. From hosting a weekly wrestling show (yeah, seriously) and stand-up comedy, thePennsylvania native is a confessed sports fanatic with a master's degree in Physical Therapy. On May 30th, Loquatso will ... More >>
Wrestling and heavy metal have gone hand-in-hand since, well, the '70s. That being said, NME reported the startling news that wrestling icon Hulk Hogan was buds with Metallica's Lars Ulrich and wasthis close to joining Metallica in the early '80s when the Hulkster was a session bassist (believe t ... More >>
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Steven-SlaterFormer Jet Blue employee Steven Slater became a household name this summer after quitting his job in epic fashion.
It wasn't just another day on the job back August 9 when Slater got into an argument with a passenger over a package. He had finally had ... More >>
The Ultimate Warrior was once one of the WWF's biggest stars, holding titles and even beating orange-tanned icon Hulk Hogan at 1990's Wrestlemania VI in Toronto. Things haven't gone quite so well for the guy since then, having legally changed his name to "Warrior" in 1993, saying that "queering does ... More >>
The LA Times, industry publications the Wrestling Observer and Sherdog and plenty of other sources report that autopsy results are leading authorities to believe that the deaths of an Orange County professional mixed martial arts fighter and his wife were exactly what they appeared to be when news b ... More >>
Want to send a message to dad that you think he's a steroid-abusing drunk? Got twenty-five bucks? Boy, do we have the gift for you.
In the embarrassing tradition of John Cena valentine T-shirts for women, and "Get Lit for the Holidays" tees featuring the company logo in Christmas lights (yes, I'm t ... More >>
Music critics occasionally venture a crack at reviewing WWE music compilations, but they often miss the mark, because you simply cannot just act as if this is some regular compilation CD and assess the songs simply as songs. Not for the most part. But to explain, I need to back up a little bit...
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Before anyone asks what this has to do with Orange County, I'll tell you:
Headliner John Cena received his training right here in OC, at Rick Bassman's Ultimate Pro Wrestling.
Eight years ago, this year's co-headliner Triple H became the first ever "bad guy" to win the main event at WrestleMa ... More >>
Since I was getting hassled by security for the first hour because I mistakenly thought my press creds sort of implied I was bringing a camera to the Honda Center Monday night, staff writer Luke Thompson gives this report of the dark matches:
"I got inside just in time to hear Hacksaw Jim Duggan’ ... More >>
Remember R. Scott Moxley's challenge to a certain former sheriff? The one in which he dared Michael S. Carona to play the contents of secret tapes containing conversations between himself and former assistant sheriff Don Haidl? The same tapes Carona said would prove his innocence?! Well, Mox threw ... More >>
One would think sitting at an Anaheim Wal-Mart and signing copies of The Condemned would be a career low for former WWE champ Stone Cold Steve Austin. But the line winding through the store aisles and the chaos that was the Wal-Mart parking lot yesterday evening indicate otherwise. A friend and I ha ... More >>
Earlier this year, I got to meet former WWE champion Stone Cold Steve Austin for an exclusive OC Weekly interview. Many of my fellow wrestling fans were jealous.
But now, they too can meet him. As can you. He's coming to Anaheim to herald the DVD release of his movie THE CONDEMNED, which comes out ... More >>
Trailer is shown for the Get Smart movie, starring Steve Carell. Looks like a big-budget deal. Anne Hathaway is super-hot as Agent 99; Terrence Stamp is Siegfried, leader of KAOS. The Rock is Agent 22, Alan Arkin is the CHief, and it looks like WWE monstrosity Great Khali is in there too.
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During his interview with OC Weekly, Austin touched on numerous subjects beyond his new movie career. There wasn't room enough to cover all of them in print; here, for the fans, he offers up some additional uncensored opinions.
On rumors of a WWE-brand beer:
Oh, we were going to come out with a be ... More >>