Hulk Hogan

bruiseday

RIP 'Mean' Gene Okerlund, Wrestling's Credulous Straight Man

Okerlund was a vital part of pro wrestling's rise in the 80s, dutifully playing the straight man amid the lunacy he chronicled.
Ian Williams
1.7.19
bruiseday

WWE Is a Mess, So It's Bringing Back Hulk Hogan

'Extremes Rules' was terrible, as were most of the PPVs since 'WrestleMania.' WWE seems out of ideas, or content to be boring, so the company is pretending Hogan isn't a racist anymore.
Ian Williams
7.17.18
WRESTLING

WrestleMania's Iconic Hulk Hogan-Ultimate Warrior Match Almost Never Happened

A hydro labour dispute in Toronto led to fears of a power strike and a potential blackout that could have derailed the event, something WWE boss Vince McMahon was left in the dark on.
Corey Erdman
4.5.18
hulkamania

The Cult: Hulk Hogan

To a child of the nineties, the glorious circus of professional wrestling was viewed through guileless eyes. To the adult that child subsequently became, that innocence fell away, not least in the case of the mustachioed ringmaster, Hulk Hogan.
Will Magee
3.14.17
Film

The Rich and Ruthless Are Winning at Sundance

Hulk Hogan Gawker documentary 'Nobody Speak' and Salma Hayek's 'Beatriz at Dinner' are depressing reflections on power and money.
Chloé Cooper Jones
1.27.17
W.O.L.F

How American Gladiators Nearly Ruined My Hollywood Dreams

The author went to Hollywood to tell important stories. Instead, she ended up as an audience coordinator on American Gladiators.
Madeline Moitozo
1.12.17
FIGHTLAND

A Brief History of Outsiders Insulting MMA

As we recover from Meryl Streep's devastating blow to our glass-jawed egos, we take a look back at the other ways in which prominent politicians, boxers, and scribes have used their platforms to denigrate our sport and hurt our MMA-loving feelings.
Sarah Kurchak
1.10.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The State Department announced it will release all of Clinton's emails, Australia will close its offshore Manus Island detention center, Lady Gaga will star in Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born' remake, and more.
VICE Staff
8.17.16
sportscore

Punks, Geeks, Kings, And Men: Listening To "Classy" Freddie Blassie's Discography

Freddie Blassie's wrestling career ran from the sport's gory prehistory into its insane '70s heyday. Then he started cutting novelty records, and it got weird.
Nate Patrin
5.6.16
rock n wrestling

The Wrestling Album: An Oral History

On November 20, 1985, The Wrestling Album entered the Billboard Top 100. It remains one of the most bizarre, eclectic, and enduring legacies of wrestling's mainstream popularity.
Patrick Sauer
11.30.15
this is a heel turn

A History of Heels in Wrestling and Beyond

In pro wrestling, a heel turn describes when a good guy turns bad. But it doesn't just happen in the ring – more traditional sports stars also make this attention-grabbing transition.
Carl Anka
11.11.15
VICE vs Video games

These Are the Best Goddamn Wrestling Games Ever

From "SmackDown!" to something entirely more wild, here's the best of the games based on those men and women who like to cuddle each other aggressively.
Dr. John F. Robertson
8.21.15
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