The Spectacle of Excess: Pro Wrestling and the Concept of the "Perfect Bastard"
In 1972, the literary theorist Roland Barthes wrote an essay in which he called wrestling "the pure gesture which separates good from evil" and discussed the concept of "the perfect bastard". How much of that holds true today?
Breaking Kayfabe: An Inside Look at WWE’s Unlikely Business Empire
WWE is one of the most unlikely entertainment empires in U.S. history, but CEO Vince McMahon’s ambitions and management style have left many wondering if the company can continue to grow.