Roman Empire

So why is everyone so whiny about Roman Reigns winning the Royal Rumble when Roman Reigns winning the Royal Rumble was literally the plan since WM30?


What I mean is, we're acting like this is some big utter injustice instead of the plan to get over a homegrown star. We keep demanding new stars, fine.  They're making a new star.  Stop bitching.

Or is it because Daniel Bryan has that many uncompromising fanboys?

What exactly have they done to "make a new star"?  Have him tell nursery rhymes and go 50/50 with Big Show on TV?  Wow, what a star making performance.  The problem isn't Reigns, the problem is that they're shitty bookers and somehow expecting Reigns to magically become Steve Austin by laying in the corner and selling at the Royal Rumble.  People may hate Cena on top, but in 2004 he was on an inevitable rocket to the top and holding him back would have been a stupid business move.  Reigns is just a guy.  A B+ player who's a good hand at the moment.  

Boardwalk Empire

Hey Scott, I was just wondering if you’ve checked out Boardwalk Empire. I’ll admit that it took me awhile (and HBO OnDemand) to get hooked, but it’s a pretty decent spiritual successor toThe Sopranos. I’m still not 100% sold on Steve Buscemi as the lead, but everything else is top-notch. Just wondering about your thoughts (if any) and anyone else on the blog who happens to be a fan.

Although I enjoyed the violence and sex, and I’m generally a gangster movie aficionado, I found it difficult to connect with any of the characters and dropped out after the fifth episode.  It just didn’t feel like anything was happening to me.  Really, the only thing I was watching on HBO lately was True Blood. 

Boardwalk Empire

Hey Scott, I was just wondering if you’ve checked out Boardwalk Empire. I’ll admit that it took me awhile (and HBO OnDemand) to get hooked, but it’s a pretty decent spiritual successor toThe Sopranos. I’m still not 100% sold on Steve Buscemi as the lead, but everything else is top-notch. Just wondering about your thoughts (if any) and anyone else on the blog who happens to be a fan.

Although I enjoyed the violence and sex, and I’m generally a gangster movie aficionado, I found it difficult to connect with any of the characters and dropped out after the fifth episode.  It just didn’t feel like anything was happening to me.  Really, the only thing I was watching on HBO lately was True Blood.