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1001 Matches: 2015 PART TWO (April – June)

(by PHIL RIPPA) This update is all about the year that just closed – 2015. If you are still complaining that wrestling doesn’t entertain you based on what you are seeing on Monday nights than wrestling really isn’t for you any more since there is plenty of wrestling out there that happened this year that […]

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1001 MATCHES: 2015 (Part 1, January – March)

(by PHIL RIPPA) This update is all about the year that just closed – 2015. If you are still complaining that wrestling doesn’t entertain you based on what you are seeing on Monday nights than wrestling really isn’t for you any more since there is plenty of wrestling out there that happened this year that […]

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1001 Matches: THE CORRECTION

(by Phil Rippa) What would a DVDVR project be without mistakes. When I originally pulled the matches from DVDVR #100 – I missed that Pierroth Jr. destroying Blue Demon Sr. was an angle not a match. (Being Blue Demon Sr. should have tipped me off.) So my original count was off. (I blame Pete for […]

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1001 Matches: DVDVR Staples

(by PHIL RIPPA) Welcome back to the third installment of “DVDVR’s 1001 Matches You Should Watch”. I also helpfully hint that you contemplate the words that do not exist inside those quotation marks. (Or in not so subtle terms – read all the other pieces to get a sense of the type of matches that […]

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1001 MATCHES: 7 to 100

(by PHIL RIPPA) This will be the first of many 1001 Matches additions. If you missed me terribly explaining the list – CLICK THIS FIRST Since I really like round numbers – and since Dean shot his wad on the board, here are the first seven post DVDVR 100 matches to get added to the […]

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1001 MATCHES: The Beginning…

(by PHIL RIPPA) On November 9, 2014 – Justin Newbould passed away On June 19, 2014 – Justin Newbould had sent me the following message. Sent 19 June 2014 – 09:46 AM “Have you ever read any of the 1,0001 MOVIES YOU NEED TO SEE BEFORE YOU DIE books? I’ve long had the idea that […]

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1001 MATCHES: THE MASTER LIST

1001 MATCHES YOU SHOULD WATCH MASTER LIST Links are to videos that are upload right now. They will probably be dead before you look at this. My first choice is always Youtube but some links will be Dailymotion (or other sources). In a couple of spots for some reason only Part 2 is online (the […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW ISSUE #100

WELCOME TO DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW #100! We decided to celebrate our 100th loveletter to quality pro wrestling by coming up with as many MATCHES YOU SHOULD WATCH as possible. It was originally gonna be the TOP 100 but we figured that would be soooo square- and we wanted to keep it under Mobey […]

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On The Road: IWC 11/10/97

ZAPATISTA! kicks SUPER-ELEKTRA!’S scrawny ass! TIGRE MEXICANO! steals the whole show! HUMBERTO GARZA! wears little pants just like HECTOR! SATANICO! is the world’s spriest corpse! PANCHO TEQUILA! is really chubbed out! and other things at the coolest indie show on earth! (IWC – 1997/11/10) ALOHA~! Just got back from the IWC show at University of […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW ISSUE #168

(cover by Rippa) DEAN~! might like KENSUKE OFFICE~! just a little bit! OSAKA PRO~! still makes RIPPA~! feel funny! YUTAKA YOSHIE~! definitely makes DEAN~! feel funny! CLOWNS~! are still really disturbing! When KONGS~! Collide! TWO ZEUSES~! ZEUSI?~! GREG VALENTINE~! MASATO YOSHINO~! PRINCESA BLANCA~! IT’S DVDVR RESTART BABY~! Howdy! None of you have a fucking clue […]