Why Nancy Grace is Terrible

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N.C. Harrison examines Nancy Grace’s sensationalistic coverage of a recent tragedy.

We Are All Warriors Today: The Death of a Legend

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N.C. Harrison reflects on the Ultimate Warrior’s death and the Undertaker’s Wrestlemania defeat.

R.I.P: WWE’s Ultimate Warrior

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The world of professional wrestling has lost yet another icon. The Ultimate Warrior passed away on Tuesday, April 8. Just three days after he was inducted into the WWE’s hall of fame.

The Most Transphobic Thing That Ever Happened…

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Oliver Lee Bateman examines one of the most transphobic moments in television history.

Wrestlemania XXX Preview (Special bonus: every Wrestlemania match of all time ranked!)

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Wrestling expert and ESPN game show champion Jim Jividen previews Wrestlemania XXX.

Proving Your Manhood: “Thank You, Sir. May I Have Another?”

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“Absorbing punishment to prove you’re a man seems like the easy way out,” argues Oliver Lee Bateman.

When Unmanliness Was Manly: The Story of “Playboy” Buddy Rose

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the unorthodox career of pro wrestler “Playboy” Buddy Rose.

Behind the Mask: The Amazing True Story of Masked Wrestling in the United States

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on a time when masked wrestlers ruled the American South.

Richard Sherman and the 2014 Royal Rumble

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Jim Jividen explains how Richard Sherman’s amazing postgame promo made him the wrestling villain of the week…and previews the Royal Rumble, too.

Dusty Rhodes, the American Everyman

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Oliver Lee Bateman examines one of the most poignant interviews in pro wrestling history, Dusty Rhodes’ “hard times” monologue about working-class masculinity.

Getting Worked by a Pro

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When it comes to professional wrestling, lifelong fan N.C. Harrison is happy to suspend his disbelief.

Ironic Masculinity: The Way Forward?

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Oliver Lee Bateman comes to terms with conventional masculinity.

Why We Need Heroes, and Why AJ Lee is One of Mine

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N.C. Harrison explains why we need heroes, and why pro wrestler AJ Lee is one of his.

WWE Pro-Wrestler Darren Young Comes Out as Gay

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Darren Young is the first openly gay WWE Superstar in the history of Pro-Wrestling.

Fanfare for the World’s Strongest Man: The Career of Mark Henry

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Enormous pro wrestler Mark Henry gave NC Harrison the courage to develop his own body.

What a Female Pro Wrestler Taught Me About Courage

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NC Harrison reflects on the career-ending injury suffered by his favorite female pro wrestler, a woman whose achievements he admired and whose hurts he understood.