Articles tagged vince mcmahon

WWE’s Heels—the  Jerks, Cowards and Miscreants—vs. Corporate Hedonism

Mainstream culture's failure to examine professional wrestling seriously -- in this case, workplace safety issues -- lets the WWE get away with all kinds of ridiculous villainy that no other media organisation could. And pocket a tidy profit while doing it.

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Homophobia Is Alive and Well on TV at the WWE

With the WWE's biggest event of the year on the horizon, fans and sponsors might want to take a closer look at its blatant homophobia and reconsider the wisdom of handing over their money to a bigoted and retrograde institution.

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Mickie James’ WWE Firing the Last Stop on a Road of Employee Bullying and Misogyny

Contrary to popular belief, misogyny is not a natural and inherent part of the wrestling business: the WWE and Vince McMahon's repugnant efforts have been active and consistent in their targeted application.

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TNA's live broadcast against WWE on January 4 could be a turning point for American TV wrestling. One shot alone won't make it through the WWE's bovine skull, but at least someone's started firing.

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Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.

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Wrestling Babylon by Irvin Muchnick

By watching the events, by cheering them on, by purchasing the books and DVDs, what part are we playing in sending these people to early graves?

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Beyond the Mat (1999)

'Who are these guys?' a voice asks, as the screen is filled with successive images of men, some bloody and all wearing tights, beating one another senseless.

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//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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