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WWE Smackdown 20 Years and Counting Review

June 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

This year, WWE Smackdown celebrates it’s 20th anniversary. Technically, it’s already happened has the very first episode of Smackdown, the pilot episode, aired on UPN on April 27, 1999. This episode was main evented by a star-studded tag team match that pit Triple H and The Undertaker against Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock. It’s the [...]

WWE RAW: The First 25 Years Review

May 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

In January, WWE’s flagship program, Monday Night RAW, celebrated it’s 25th anniversary. It was a huge milestone and one that came near the 1,300 episode mark. Unfortunately for us fans, the actual program itself was a huge let down. While WWE creative did a poor job of celebrating the event, the folks at DK and WWE Publishing worked on [...]

WWE Encyclopedia 3rd Edition Review

October 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Wrestling fans rejoice – the 3rd Edition of the WWE Encyclopedia is finally here. Back in 2009, WWE and DK teamed up to bring wrestling fans the first ever WWE Encyclopedia. At the time it was “the definitive guide to World Wrestling Entertainment,” and it was truly a must have for any wrestling fan as it covered everything in [...]

Life Itself Review

November 14, 2013 // 2 Comments

When Roger Ebert passed away last April the web saw an outpouring of tributes and well wishes normally reserved for the most beloved heads of state. Ebert’s final years were plagued with pain and peril, such as the advanced cancer that deformed his face, and took away his voice, thus ending his twenty-five plus year run of being a television [...]

Amusing Ourselves to Death Review

June 2, 2013 // 4 Comments

I shall open this review with the original foreword to the late, great Neil Postman’s most famous and enduring work ‘Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business’ written and released way back in 1985. “We were keeping our eye on 1984. When the year came and the prophecy didn’t, thoughtful Americans sang [...]

How An Economy Grows and Why It Crashes Review

January 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

Think you can't learn economics? Think again! Peter Schiff's book "How An Economy Grows and Why It Crashes" breaks down economics to a level anyone can understand and reveals the common sense approach that is Austrian economics. Read the review in the 17th QDR! [...]

Assassin’s Creed – 3 Accipiter Review

January 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

This is the final volume, so far, of the French comics to be released in English (all three volumes were just released in English back in October). A fourth volume came out in November in French titled “Hawk.” After finishing this volume, I really hope it doesn’t take another two volumes to come out before the series is printed in English [...]