In a surprising turn regarding a case that’s been considered “cold” for 32 years, charges of third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter were brought today against WWE legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka in the death of his then-girlfriend in 1983. The charges were announced at a news conference Tuesday afternoon; Snuka was arrested at his home earlier in the day and arraigned at the Lehigh County Central Booking Center. Snuka was sent to the county jail with his bail set at $100,000.
Like many people, Scooby-Doo has been a part of my life ever since I can remember. When I was a kid, I couldn’t wait to get home after school to watch my favorite Scooby-Doo reruns, or for Saturday mornings to watch A Pup Named Scooby-Doo back when it was a brand new series and Saturday morning cartoons were king. I loved all of the incarnations of the series but my favorite was The New Scooby-Doo Movies. Every episode featured a guest star and watching my favorite superhero, Batman, working a case with my favorite teenaged sleuths (I wouldn’t discover The Hardy Boys or Nancy Drew until a little later) was one of the most exciting things in my young life. Those days are long gone but thanks to a new animated feature that will throw wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan in the mix with the Mystery, Inc. crew, perhaps fans can relive a bit of the glory days. (more…)
Who here remembers when wrestling used to be filled with colorful characters and “supermen?” I know I do and that’s what got me into wrestling during the early 90’s. It was like watching a real life cartoon at the time and the fighting helped make it entertaining (yeah, yeah the “fake fighting” for some of you). Either way, that’s how wrestling was before the whole “Attitude Era” started and we got more “real” characters.
This list is to point out ten of the many silly gimmicks that had a Fantasy/Sci-Fi theme to them. From a Mortal Kombat rip-off to a man from the future, these may be some of the wrestling gimmicks that may have gotten you into wrestling. So jump ahead and check out some of these gimmicks as I’m sure some of you will wondered why they even attempted to create such character.