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Hulk Hogan and Micro Championship Wrestling invade Wild Bill’s

Posted on 31 March 2011 by Jonathan Williams

WPC went to Wild Bill‘s last week to check out Hulk Hogan‘s Micro Championship Wrestling for Creative Loafing. Here’s our review. http://clatl.com/culturesurfing/archives/2011/03/31/micro-championship-wrestling-turns-wrestlings-absurdity-up-a-notch  

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SmackDown General Manager Teddy Long recounts his Atlanta wrestling career

Posted on 31 March 2011 by Jonathan Williams

Having begun his career  in the Atlanta area, Teddy Long has been part of some historical moments in local wrestling history dating back to his time with the National Wrestling Alliance and World Championship Wrestling in the ’80s. These days he’s usually keeping things in line on WWE SmackDown, but this weekend he will be […]

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WrestleMania Art Auction kicks off WrestleMania week

Posted on 31 March 2011 by Jonathan Williams

Several days a week World Wrestling Entertainment puts on a show like no other. With heroes, villains, drama, and humor, it’s no wonder that millions of fans and enthusiasts tune in each week. But when it comes to WrestleMania, everything in this already exaggerated world gets turned up a few more notches. Well, last night […]

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Platinum Championship Wrestling puts on one of its biggest shows to date tonight at the Masquerade

Posted on 31 March 2011 by Jonathan Williams

Atlanta’s Platinum Championship Wrestling has come a long way since it started running weekly shows at Academy Theatre in January of last year. It’s monthly shows at the Masquerade tend to include crucial matches and bigger payoffs, attracting larger crowds each month. With thousands of wrestling fans in town this week, PCW puts on one […]

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“Rowdy” Roddy Piper and New Jack perform at the Punchline tonight

Posted on 31 March 2011 by Jonathan Williams

Tonight, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and New Jack perform two separate comedy shows at the Punchline. Here’s what WPC wrote for Creative Loafing‘s wrestlingweekendguide about each show. http://clatl.com/atlanta/roddy-piper-and-friends-a-rowdy-show/Event?oid=3004472 http://clatl.com/atlanta/atlanta-is-new-jacks-city/Content?oid=3001729

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WWE Hall Of Famer Jerry Lawler became “The King” in Atlanta

Posted on 30 March 2011 by Jonathan Williams

Jerry “The King” Lawler has been in the wrestling business for more than four decades. Considering that he has held more titles than anyone else in wrestling history, and helped bring national media attention to wrestling in the ’80s thanks to his feud with Andy Kaufman, this WWE Hall of Famer is definitely one of […]

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Saw creators shed their gory reputations for old-school suspense with Insidious

Posted on 30 March 2011 by Jonathan Williams

The new movie Insidious, from the guys who made the first Saw and the producers of Paranormal Activity, is creepy as hell. Definitely one of the best horror movies in recent memory and a clear departure from the gore that the Saw films have become known for. Here’s an interview with the filmmakers from Creative […]

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