Pro Wrestling during this pandemic has missed so many opportunities to capture lost audiences and bring in new ones. Instead, COVID - like it has so many other things - has revealed glaring cracks and truths mainly about WWE and how uncool it has become. In this episode, I rant a bit on WWE's lack of emotional connection, desperation, and the absolute mirror for it all that "Raw Underground" is for the company. And oh yeah, I reveal my favorite wrestler of so far this year - yes, it's definitely a very 2020 kind of pick!
3 Up 1. NY Times Investigative Series on Haiti - The history of Haiti is such a complex (and unfortunate) one. Really, it's a story that goes untold, specifically for the context of how the country is viewed. From being forced to pay operations to enslavers (yeah, you read that right), to so many other historical setbacks - including American interventions - the nation's history is so well laid out in this latest NY Times piece. I urge you to give it a read. 2. Equal Pay for US Women's Soccer Team - Kudos to US Soccer on coming around to giving the USWNT their due - equal pay for prize money from the World Cup. It's a start, and more importantly, it's a push forward for women's sports that do in fact push the needle in comparison, or more so, to their male counterparts. 3. Kate McKinnon - Random "UP" here, but I'm doing it anyway...A few SNL usuals are rumored to be walking away, including Kate McKinnon. The show obviously doesn't carry the