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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #18

MEN’S TEIOH (or however the hell you spell it)! TIGER MASK IV! CHRIS JERICHO! ULTIMO DRAGON! SHOICHI FUNAKI! TAKA MICHINOKU! and other post-youngster things I saw! Howdy! Welcome to DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW #18! The youngster has arrived, the duel-grandma-mafia kicks are over (they’re old school:), the lil gal is asleep as is the […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #17

MASATO TANAKA! HOTTA rules the freakin world! AJA fucking KONG! CHONO! YAMAZAKI! Shiryu! Jaguar Yokota! the marathon of wrestling continues! Woo-Hoo! Howdy! Welcome to DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW #17! This is another supplemental thing as I keep getting an influx of tres cool wrestling and I’m trying to keep up with the massive coolness […]

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1001 MATCHES: Angle Alert

(by PHIL RIPPA) Some of these aren’t “great” matches. Some aren’t even really matches. Basically everything here is just a vessel for the entertaining/memorable/stupid angle that goes with it. 726) BRUNO SAMMARTINO vs. LARRY ZBYSZKO – WWF CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING (01/22/80 (Taped), (02/02/80) Aired) A teacher vs. student “exhibition” match where Zbyszko turns on Bruno that […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – Issue #16

DICK TOGO! TAKA MICHINOKU! Extreme Mayumi! GREAT SASUKE! Dos Caras! KAORU! and other stuff I saw and heard this week! Howdy! Welcome to DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW # 16! I’m knee deep in tapes as we await the big day! This will be sort of a supplemental issue, because the big dog issue of […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – Issue #15

HOTTA! Ozaki! KANSAI! Yamada! CUTIE SUZUKI! KANDORI! The other Yamada! BAT YOSHINAGA! and other stuff I saw and heard this week! Howdy! Welcome to DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW #15!! After endless broken promises and unforseen delays (HEY! J-Crown is J-Crown!), I finally watched Dreamslam II (Thanks Dams! You Fuckin RULE!) It’s been a wrestling […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – Issue #14

ULTIMO DRAGON! GREAT SASUKE! OHTANI! LOS DESTRUCTORES! PSICOSIS! LA PARKA! JUSHIN THUNDER LIGER! LEON NEGRO! and other stuff I saw and heard this week! Howdy! Welcome to DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW #14! I got the J-Crown from the amazing Dams and watched it immediately and I watched a batch of Extreme Southwest (tm-JDW) which […]

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DVDVR 5 OFF: NXT TV (May 1, 2013) and Austin/Angle

(by PHIL RIPPA) THOUGHTS ABOUT NXT (05/01/13) For a brief shining moment, I was doing retro NXT workrate reports. The idea was that, starting in September 2013, I would watch from the beginning of 2013 and do workrate reports for them. I was reminded of them, recently, when I uploaded them onto the main DVDVR […]

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MATCHES THAT TICKLED MY FANCY: February 2018

(by PHIL RIPPA) Between it being the shortest month, being behind on NXT and 205 Live and watching more crappy wrestling in a month than I really want, this is a smaller slate of matches. Of course – if I am honest, most months will look closer to this as (hopefully) more people pay for […]

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[ARCHIVE] ROOM #6 (A Serial by Dean Rasmussen)

(by DEAN RASMUSSEN) ROOM #6 – PART ONE It was like you could sit on of those grocery scales, except these three scales were smaller and had big block Fisher-Price lettering on the side and had 10 settings- numbered 1through 10. I grabbed a seat and set it for “6”. There was a pause as […]