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World Wide Wrestling Web: Wrestling is Real

This video is brought to you by the hilarious Matt McCarthy (No. 2 on the Comedians Who Are Legit Wrestling Fans list), who is also the co-host of the We Watch Wrestling podcast. In it, he plays a bar patron who is a defender of all things pro wrestling. But he doesn’t have to sell how real pro wrestling is because Dolph Ziggler shows up to superkick some sense into some jaybrone who claims it’s fake. And you get to see Dolph wax philosophical about Bishop George Berkeley, writer Samuel Johnson, and subjective idealism. Yeah, they went there! Also, “I refute it thus!” should be Damien Sandow’s new catchphrase.

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World Wide Wrestling Web

World Wide Wrestling Web: Viva Lucha

Screen Shot 2015-05-29 at 11.41.27 PMHere’s an animated short film from a group of art students from the School of Visual Arts/ Computer Art department. It’s a pretty cool reminder that more animated CGI films (both short and feature-length) should be made about luchadores.

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World Wide Wrestling Web: The Three Black Characters In All Of Wrestling

Comedian Sean Smith, with the help of Pixel Brain Productions, presents the three main black archetypes in pro wrestling: the black savage, the happy black wrestler, and the angry black wrestler. I thought I did an okay job showcasing the ten most stereotypically black wrestling characters back in February, but Sean Smith does a way better job here. Especially with the nuances of each character. And even though it’s hilarious, it further compartmentalizes these stereotypes into three smaller groups. My heart goes out to you and your incessant dancing, Kofi B. Koko Funk Doctor.