Archive | April, 2013

The Mandible Claw Podcast, Episode 8: We Go On TV, and Sing Sing Sing

30 Apr

Podcstravaganza soldiers on, Big E. Langston Style, with Episode 8 of The Mandible Claw. After regaling us with one of the worst (but also maybe best?) wrestling shows Brandon has ever been to, things spiral well out of control. Teenage crushes, Halloween costumes, and the very importance difference between “The Rachel” and “The Buffy.” It’s…a special one, guys. Click to listen!

The Mandible Claw Podcast, Episode 8: We Go On TV, and Sing Sing Sing

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The Mandible Claw Podcastravaganza Day 1: That Chikara Thing We Do

29 Apr

It’s Podcastravanganza Week at The Mandible Claw! A post for every day, and every day a new podcast. On today’s podcast Robert Newsome is back to talk more crazybutt Chikara theories. In this episode we cover the Eye of Tyr, how Ultramantis Black may be more involved than we think, and how Tim Donst fits into this intricate web of oh god, what have we gotten ourselves into. All that and more can be heard by setting your brainstuffs to complicated, and clicking the link below.

That Chikara Thing We Do Episode 2….ish

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The Mandible Claw Podcast, Episode 7: Bring Me Your Smooth Belly So That I May Hug It

25 Apr


Brandon’s back, ALRIGHT! This week we answer some twitter questions, talk about our favourite WrestleCon memories, and all of the people Danielle has gotten to hug. It’s a lot. She’s really into hugs. We also talk wrestling chants, wrestling shirts, and how Brandon and Danielle are basically just cosplaying each other all of the time. Click! Listen! Do it! Yay!

The Mandible Claw Podcast, Episode 7: Bring Me Your Smooth Belly So That I May Hug It

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First Watch: One Night Stand – Extreme Rules 2007

24 Apr
Don't make that face at me, young man.

Don’t make that face at me, young man.

I am addicted to discount DVDs. As a result, I find myself the owner of many a terrible wrestling pay-per-view. Usually each DVD was purchased for a specific match that might be fun, but others I really have no excuse for. So here I am, at 4:00am, hunkered down with a cup of coffee in one hand, and One Night Stand: Extreme Rules 2007 in the DVD player.

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Jessica’s Joshi Jaunts: Act One

22 Apr

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A writer what isn’t particularly good at writing, especially introductions, would slap that photograph up and say something hackneyed like “Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary defines a picture as a unit of writing measurement equal to one thousand words. In lieu of ‘Holy cow, that is awesome’ repeated two hundred times, allow me instead to enumerate the splendiferous qualities of one Act Yasukawa,” and then there’d be a bunch more terrible brain-barfs haphazardly thrown onto the screen. Well, you’ve just found that awful writer so prepare your mind-brain for a terrible, full frontal lobular assault! Continue reading

Ophidian’s Top 5 Favourite Films

17 Apr

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The first rule of Fight Club is you do not talk about Fight Club. 

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The Mandible Claw, Episode 6: Chikara Yourself Before you Wreck Yourself

16 Apr
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After a much-needed vacation, the Mandible Claw is back! While Brandon wanders the wilds of Oklahoma, Danielle is joined by Chris Sims (of the Mandible Claw Episode 4 and also other things he’s done with his life), and Chikara commentator, personality, and all-around good guy Leonard F. Chikarason. This week we talk WrestleMania, wrestling t-shirts, wrestlers who should be recognized a little more, and what the heck is up with the most important weekend of wrestling, King of Trios ’13. To hear all of this, and maybe some nice things about Dasher Hatfield*, click the link below!

*There are only nice things to say about Dasher Hatfield.

The Mandible Claw, Episode 6: Chikara Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

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