Kurt Angle's WWE Documentary is as Real as Pro Wrestling Gets
WWE's wrestler documentaries create telling moments of hyperreality, where things become so real yet so obviously artificial that viewers can’t tell the difference.
WWE's Failed Double Turn Is a Loss for Everyone
Double turns are incredibly rare because they're so hard to pull off. Well, WWE pulled it off this week with Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman—and then the promotion threw their work in the trash.
Jinder Mahal Is WWE’s Latest “Evil Foreigner,” and Fans Still Eat It Up
When people are being shot for their turbans or the color of their skin, wrestling's continued reliance on xenophobic gimmicks feels worse than cynical.