John Cena, who has become a very nice actor, appeared “as himself” to fight Bray Wyatt, with whom he has had much beef. Currently, Wyatt plays both a Dr. Jekyll–like host of a cuddly children’s television show (PeeWee’s Playhouse manqué) and a Mr. Hyde persona called the Fiend. He and his creepy puppets, including a Vince McMahon doll, ushered Cena into a trippy fun house of the mind, a flashback-filled limbo where Cena was taunted with various heel turns, either real or imagined. Would he go the way of Hulk Hogan in the New World Order era? Or be forced to return to his own, cringey Doctor of Thuganomics character, a rapping persona he dropped to appear more kid-friendly? He made the best he could of his torture: Dr. Cena — his hat backward, his rhymes tight — slammed his opponent with insults that I could only stand up and salute. For instance, he had a recommendation for Wyatt’s future puppeteering: “YOU CAN PUT MY JUNK IN A … [Read more...] about WrestleMania Broke Me
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What happened here? Seriously, fuck this guy. He’s a psycho serial killer who pretends to be possessed to try and get out of prison, he toys with Kristen during interrogations and violently attacks her, works with Leland to get his conviction overturned, and proceeds to threaten Kristen and her family. I mean, by the end of the season it seems like Kristen may have taken care of the Orson problem via an ice axe to the head, but still, Orson creeps me out. … [Read more...] about The 21 Freakiest Things That Happened on
To love theater is to live perpetually with the knowledge that you have just missed, or are just about to miss, something amazing. Its ephemerality is part of the sorrow and joy that give those of us who care about it such an emotional attachment. It comes, it goes, and to appreciate it, you have to be there. But there’s a special poignancy in the uncertain fate of shows that never even got the chance to be there. For the newcomers, March 12 — the day the theaters closed down — was meant to be the end of the two-month business slump that always starts after the holidays and the beginning of the traditional six-week scramble for rave reviews, Tony nominations, and, for a fortunate few every year, financial success. By the end of April, 16 new plays, new musicals, and revivals — enough to fill almost half of Broadway’s 41 active theaters — were to open in order to be eligible for the now-postponed Tonys. Six, a concert-style musical about the wives of … [Read more...] about How Can Broadway Recover From This Pandemic?