Tag Archives: professional wrestling

Egyptian hypnotism and other illegal moves of incredible beauty

There are so many beautiful things about this video. I just love the announcer screaming, “He’s using hypnosis! How is this legal?” It really brightened up my day. I probably wouldn’t have posted it, though, if not for the appearance of a young man named Greg Excellent at the 1:31 mark. His contribution just put […]

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Behind the scenes of Dreamland Tonight

I spent the morning with the Dreamland Tonight crew, filming a fight scene between professional wrestler Bash Boulder and Puppet Mark in Ypsilanti’s now-flooded Riverside Park. I don’t want to give too much away, but I think the finished product, which involves bloody entrails, is going to be pretty incredible. The idea, as of right […]

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Dreamland Tonight, the next episode

I don’t know that it warrants a whole new post, but I wanted to let you know that the pieces are falling into place for the next episode of Dreamland Tonight. The show, which will take place at 8:00 the evening of Friday, May 7, will feature local professional wrestling coach Bash Boulder, the folks […]

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Ypsilanti’s prestigious Full Nelson University

Maybe it’s just that I loved Mickey Rourke in The Wrestler, but I’m intrigued by these flyers that have been floating around town as of late, advertising one-on-one professional wrestling classes for what could be either $5 or $5,000 per session. With my spine problems, sadly, it’s a profession that I’ll never have the opportunity […]

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