The Friday Night Thread


This weekend sees NXT Takeover on Saturday, with the return of WarGames and Andrade Cien Almas challenging for the NXT title as the top two matches.  Sunday is Survivor Series, which is FOUR HOURS LONG but I enjoy making money so I’m sure I’ll get through it and do a rant.  Monday will be another Monday Night Wrong column on the Sporting News, and I’m debating between Hawk’s attempted suicide or The West Texas Rednecks/No Limit Soldiers for potential topics.

Lots of hockey and basketball going on, plus the next round of CFL playoffs.  The Saskatchewan Roughriders, who play in the Western division, are facing the Toronto Argonauts in the Eastern final.  Because CFL.

Talk about everything here!

The SmarK Rant for WarGames: WCW’s Most Notorious Matches

(Oh hey, with WarGames about to return, mostly, on the NXT Takeover show this Saturday, I figured we might as well reminisce about the Match Beyond with this repost of the DVD set, which thankfully keeps it simple and just archives every damn one.  God bless the WWE video library.) 

The SmarK DVD Rant for Wargames: WCW’s Most Notorious Matches

I have of course reviewed these a bazillion times, but they sent me the DVD so let’s review them again! The very first one is at the very least due for a redo, although I’m disappointed that I didn’t get the Blu Ray so I can do the extra matches. Honestly, I’m just happy that I will now have a master copy with ALL the matches, uncut and in order. I only held off buying it because I figured I’d be getting it to review.

Hosted by Dusty Rhodes, naturally.

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Saturday Night’s Main Event (Thread)

It’s the Remembrance Day long weekend up here in Canada, and whatever you guys down there call it.  Veteran’s Day?

Tonight, I’m off to see Murder on the Orient Express because I had two free passes, and if it doesn’t feature Pat Tanaka in a big role, it’s some serious false advertising.

I finished bingeing the first season of Fargo on Netflix last night, and DAMN is that some good TV.  Hopefully the rest are just as good.

Tonight sees all kinds of hockey and basketball to talk about, and probably more celebrities getting accused of being perverts.  Louis CK, you let us all down.