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A GRIZZLY BEAR WHO DEVOURED HIS OWN: DARK SIDE OF THE RING’S “IN THE SHADOW OF GRIZZLY SMITH”

  I’VE RAVED ABOUT THE continuing series Dark Side of the Ring on at least two occasions. Now make it a third. “In the Shadow Of Grizzly Smith” (s03,e06) might be the finest episode I…

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THE RETURN OF “DARK SIDE OF THE RING”

    OF COURSE THERE WOULD BE a third act. Dark Side of the Ring had been a certified two-time hit and a well-deserved one. Though the pro wrestling expose has long been a staple…

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“KAYFABE VS. THE SHOOT” OR WHY THE FIRST TWO SEASONS OF “DARK SIDE OF THE RING” HAVE BEEN SO RIVETING TELEVISION

Kayfabe: Keeping up the illusion that pro wrestling is not scripted. This is a complicated concept, but the basis of kayfabe is wrestlers making sure that the fans believe that what they are seeing is 100…

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