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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #111

WELCOME TO THE DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW #111! Hello, gentle Reader, and welcome to this universally indie edition of your beloved DVDVR – as we cover the wrestling from three different continents, wrestling that tell the big boys to shove it up their asses. Rippa clocks in with the fantab WCW handheld from back […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #182

2018~! is the year of PCO~! and L.A. PARK~! and BANDIDO~! DEAN~! has no idea who DYLAN KAGE~! is! WCW SIN~! fucking WCW SIN~! A look at how the DVD 500~! sausage got made! FLAMITA~! RYUCHI KAWAKAMI~! RUSH~! SID’S HORRIFIC LEG INJURY~! and so much MORE~! WELCOME TO DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #182 […]

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205 LIVE RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – EPISODE #7

205 LIVE RETRO WORKRATE REPORT EPISODE #7 (01/10/17) (By PHIL RIPPA) There might have been more for the What Worked column but I left my notes at work and I remember being angry when watching the show so, to be honest, I just would have mocked members of the crowd some more. I am saving […]

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205 LIVE WORKRATE REPORT – EPISODE #6

205 LIVE RETRO WORKRATE REPORT EPISODE #6 (01/03/17) (by Phil Rippa) Starting off 2017 with a… well it’s not a bang but it’s not a whimper. God, this was a whole lotta the same. Don’t make me start wishing for the Enzo episodes. I don’t hate myself THAT much. WHAT WORKED + Jack Swagger is […]

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205 LIVE RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – EPISODE #5

205 LIVE RETRO WORKRATE REPORT EPISODE #5 (12/27/16) You know… the number of times I have to rewatch these episodes so I can finish these things… at some point I am gonna get an old episode on the Most Watched list. WHAT WORKED + In the RAW recap, Charly Caruso looked AMAZING. Neville was okay […]

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205 LIVE RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – EPISODE #2

205 LIVE RETRO WORKRATE REPORT EPISODE #2 (12/06/16) (by PHIL RIPPA) Still getting my sea legs with these things so bear with me. Also remember that I am not over as a writer. WHAT WORKED + Again… viewing this in a vacuum… the recap of Rich Swann’s title win was really well done even if […]

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205 LIVE RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – Episode 1

205 LIVE RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – EPISODE #1 (11/29/16) (by PHIL RIPPA) For reasons known only to me and my non-existent therapist, I started getting the hankering to do a workrate report again (despite hating the format) when I was putting the NXT Retro Workrate Report archives up. 205 Live has like 60 something episodes […]

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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 […]