RAW Recap/Analysis – March 28, 2016

This is it, ladies and gentlemen. The final Monday Night RAW before the Show of Shows: WrestleMania. The leadup to the biggest show of the year has been woefully bland, but this week’s RAW did a lot to garner interest in stale feuds. That is . . . until the final hour. Who is Vince’s…

RAW Recap/Analysis – March 21, 2016

As far as wrestling goes, this week’s RAW was one of the stronger showings, mostly due to its first match. It also set up multiple other matches for the Wrestlemania card and built storylines further. However, a brutally honest Philly crowd and a troubling segment showed how many holes the WWE must fill before Wrestlemania…

The unchosen ones: Examining Dean Ambrose & Mick Foley

On March 14’s episode of Monday Night RAW, WWE Hall of Fame hardcore legend Mick Foley appeared in a brief but unequivocally powerful segment with Dean Ambrose, who is currently on a crash course with Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania. In it, Foley “passed the torch” along to Ambrose in the form of a gift: his…

RAW Recap/Analysis -March 14, 2016

Wrestlemania is weeks away, and the WWE has a daunting task ahead of it: make us care. After Roadblock failed to change anything, we were left with a fairly stagnant card and main event. RAW this week proved to be good and entertaining, but the storytelling did not develop enough, leading to a disappointed step…

The Bilbs’ Conspiracy Theory: What if Taker Flips?

Just like many of you, I have read all the “what ifs” and the “theories” out there on the Internet about the Hell in a Cell match between Shane McMahon and the Undertaker. The debate is real: Would the Undertaker really lose to Shane? Surely Shane isn’t fighting! Cue John Cena! I’ve read them all….

WWE Roadblock Recap/Analysis

Eat your heart out, Fastlane, because this glorified house show ended up being one of the most solid, entertaining, albeit predictable shows of the year. Natalya and Charlotte put on a stellar match. The New Day trudged towards babyface status. Enzo and Big Cass impressed. And Dean Ambrose showed the entire WWE Universe that he…

Being a woman and a WWE fan

Happy International Women’s Day, friends! If you haven’t yet, go and tell your mothers, sisters, cousins, girlfriends, wives, or any woman in your life how special they are. I’ve been ruminating on this post for a while, and today seemed like as good a time as any to post this: the experience of being a…

RAW Recap/Analysis – March 7, 2016

News leaked early Monday that RAW would have yet another surprise in store for us as the WWE’s flagship show sailed into Chicago itself. And it was bound to be a memorable night anyways, with Shane O’Mac himself advertised for the show. What ensued was a surprisingly solid three hours of television, with a thrilling…

RAW Recap/Analysis – February 29, 2016

Happy Leap Day, ladies and gentlemen! Tonight’s RAW began and ended witht he man who, in my opinion, should be the WWE’s top babyface. A relentless underdog who welcomes any and all challenges, regardless of whether or not they destroy him. A man who has put on stellar main event matches with the likes of…