VelvetMania

Sometimes you come across the headline for a story that you just can’t ignore. Deadspin’s “Some Genius Painted 35 Black Velvet Portraits Of Pro Wrestlers” reeled me in without hesitation. As a child of the 80s, I openly celebrated the advent of the WWE Network this past month. So, this concept is a winner. Of […]

From my early introduction to sports, I was made aware of the loud and abrasive commentary that would be hurled in the direction of referees and officials. For the most part, the derisive chatter was what my now-aged self would consider PG-rated barbs. Sometimes, an intoxicated patron would raise the bar and wish bodily harm […]