Roddy Piper

T-Shirt Tuesday: Best Transformers Shirts

Back in the days of geek prehistory, a T-shirt was a signal to the world around you that you cared about your nerdy pursuits enough to fly them like …

Geek

Report: Ronda Rousey begins WWE training for potential pro wrestling career

Remember that “major news” we were expecting?Perhaps former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is going …

UFC

Rowdy Roddy Piper: WWE Superstars, Wrestling Legends, And Fans Remember “Hot Rod” Two Years After His Death

The world of professional wrestling has lost a number of superstars and wrestlers in the past few years, but it is hard to find one bigger than Rowdy …

WWE

Eli Roth Feels Like The Trump Administration Is Taking A Page Out Of Roddy Piper’s Playbook

<i>Hostel</i> director and cinema’s “Bear Jew” Eli Roth has noticed something familiar about how the Trump administration conducts business. In the filmmaker’s view, we’re getting a bizarre reboot of Reagan-era wrestling tactics in D.C. Considering Trump’s lengthy friendship with Vince McMahon, it’s not …

Celebrity News

O.J. Simpson Was Supposed To Wrestle For WWE At WrestleMania After His Acquittal Of Double Murder

With the news that O.J. Simpson is finally getting out of prison, a lot of news and rumors have been flying about the former NFL superstar. One …

WWE

Only Mexico City has the cojones for the Trump/They Live Billboard!

A few months ago my artist pal Mitch O'Connell launched a crowdfunded plan to pay tribute to the cult classic movie <i>They Live</i>, about a race of space …

Mexico City

John Carpenter's 'They Live' Is Still Great (and Relevant): Podcast

Did a month go by already? Geez ... sorry about that. On with the podcast!<p>Are we being manipulated by an alien race profiteering from our consumerist ways? Are hideous humanoid creatures walking (and copulating) among us undetected? Will an audience believe that Roddy Piper and Keith David would …

Movies

The NBA is WWE and Draymond Green is ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

Professional basketball and professional wrestling are virtually the same thing and Draymond Green is the villain to basketball that “Rowdy” Roddy …

Basketball

They Live reclassified as a documentary

THE John Carpenter film <i>They Live</i> is a documentary, it has been confirmed.

WWE

12 Wrestlers That Made Great Actors (And 7 That Were Terrible)

Wrestling isn’t a sport. It’s sports entertainment, a term first coined by WWE to effectively sum up what is essentially the perfect fusion of …

Movies

The Best And Worst Of WCW Bash At The Beach 1997

Previously on the Best and Worst of WCW Monday Nitro: Diamond Dallas Page pinned Macho Man Randy Savage by cosplaying La Parka, Sister Sherri got kicked out of Harlem Heat for touching Flyboy Rocco Rock’s butthole, and a mannequin-based feud between Ric Flair and Rowdy Roddy Piper escalated to an …

WWE

Traina Thoughts: Vince McMahon once wanted O.J. Simpson vs. Roddy Piper at WrestleMania

<i>The best of the Internet, plus musings by SI.com writer, Jimmy Traina.</i><p><b>1</b>. Vince McMahon really is insane, and I don't mean that in a positive or …

WWE

14 Things Men Really Need To Stop Posting To Social Media

Dudes: Enough already.<p>Enough with the workout pics, the shirtless selfies, and images of the motorcycle you would own if you owned a motorcycle. …

Fantasy Sports

The Best and Worst of WCW Monday Nitro: Ric Flair And Rowdy Roddy Piper Finally Come To Blows

Previously on the Best and Worst of WCW Monday Nitro: Hollywood Hogan showed up for a few minutes to justify him being gone for another month and a half. Also, Dennis Rodman showed the world that he can deliver an elbow drop. Not a good one, mind you, but an elbow drop nonetheless.<p>Click here to …

WWE

Why They Live will never die

The election of Donald Trump to the presidency has lead to a cottage industry of think pieces evaluating science fiction and horror films anew for “the Trump era.” It’s the gift that keeps on giving, as the ideological lines and power structures people have been noting and satirizing for decades …

Movies

Count: Kevin Owens Set to Realize Potential on WWE SmackDown

<b>1. The Face of SmackDown</b><p>His voice dripping with disdain, Kevin Owens introduced himself on Tuesday's SmackDown before bashing his foe with right hands. The United States champ told the audience to put their hot dogs down and shut up, then proclaimed to be the face of America.<p>This is the Kevin Owens …

WWE

The best movies on Amazon UK Prime Video

One of the most comprehensive Netflix rivals around, Amazon Prime Video is packed with a varied selection of films to choose from including cult classics, documentaries and new releases. Here's our pick of the best films to watch for free with your Amazon Prime subscription.<p><b>See also</b>: <i>The best movies</i> …

Technology

WWE WrestleMania 33: Greatest Celebrity Moments in the History of Event

WrestleMania is equal parts celebrity and athletic competition, and it has been that way since its beginning. And by being so, WrestleMania embodies the concept of "sports entertainment" better than anything else WWE does all year.<p>Sometimes, the celebrities are passive participants; they're …

WWE

Wrestling’s coming out party

The old joke went: What has 10 teeth?<p>Answer: The first 20 rows of any wrestling crowd.<p>Wrestlemania 1 changed all that with its hybrid mix of pop …

WWE

WWE WrestleMania 33: How Main Event Has Shifted from Performance to Spectacle

Creating a mainstream wrestling supershow is the toughest task any professional wrestling promotion will ever have, yet the WWE has become the master of the big show. The No. 1 event that the WWE has sold to the point of capturing the attention of the world is WrestleMania, a full night of the …

WWE

How Cyndi Lauper Was Essential in the Launch of WWE WrestleMania

Synthesizer-heavy music bleated, barely audible over the Madison Square Garden crowd, as Cyndi Lauper bounced toward the ring.<p>The pop singer with radioactive-orange hair and wrists covered in bangles charged ahead of the woman she would manage that night: Wendi Richter. Lauper climbed into the …

WWE

The Best WrestleManias End in Three and This Year's Could Be Epic

For wrestling fans, Sunday is the biggest day of the year. It’s Christmas, Halloween, Super Bowl Sunday, Purim, and Italian Dunkers Day all rolled …

WWE

Larger than life: An oral history of WrestleMania III

Bigger! Better! Badder!<p>That was the tagline for WrestleMania III, and it certainly lived up to the hype — never mind that the whole thing, 12 matches …

WWE

Thomas Boswell on the Wizards: ‘Pay attention to this team’

<i>The Washington Wizards are headed to the West Coast coming off a bombastic victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, a win that Post columnist Thomas Boswell pointed to in his weekly chat when asked to forecast the Wizards’ playoff future.</i><p>I just finished re-watching parts of the …

Basketball

WWE WrestleMania: Top 25 Greatest Performers in Event History

WrestleMania is an event typically referred to as The Showcase of the Immortals and, over its 32 years, has been home to some of the most skilled, talented and unforgettable stars to ever lace a pair of boots. Many have chased immortality through unforgettable individual performances or classic …

WWE

WWE WrestleMania 2017: Ranking the Top 25 Cards in PPV's History

WrestleMania.<p>The mere mention of the word ignites a fire inside of wrestling fans and an excitement that cannot be matched by any other spectacular or sporting event on the calendar.<p>The opportunity to see the men and women of WWE set foot on the grandest stage in professional wrestling, each one …

WWE

WWE WrestleMania Flashback: Roddy Piper vs. Bret Hart

This week’s WrestleMania flashback takes a look at the Bret Hart vs. Roddy Piper Intercontinental title clash from 1992<p>Welcome to the latest …

WWE

14 non-actors who totally nailed the part – including singers, athletes, talk show hosts, doctors...

Acting. Easy, innit.<p>Some actors learn their craft over agonising years of training and tuition. Others though, are best known for doing something …

Movies

From Frogtown to Gastown: Feminism in the Apocalypse

These days I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about what it means to be a woman in a man’s world. It’s hard to watch the news and not find myself …

Movies

WWE WrestleMania 33: Matches That Defined PPV's Legacy

WWE WrestleMania 33 will be massive—electricity surging though its bones before it even begins.<p>The Superstars who take the stage at the spectacle of theater and athleticism can thank the bouts that shaped the pay-per-view's legacy. Hulk Hogan's early battles helped establish the event. Shawn …

WWE