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Stand-up for Mick Foley

11 February 2013 | 18:31 - By Manny Tsigas

 In a career spanning three decades, Mick Foley has gained legendary status in professional wrestling for his kindness, wit, and uncanny ability to take a tremendous beating.

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A Decade in Styles

01 August 2012 | 17:31 - By Manny Tsigas

Where where you in 2002? The Euro had become the official currency of the EU. East Timor had gained independence from Indonesia. And "Chicago" would go on to win the best picture Oscar over the much more favorable "Pluto Nash".


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Hulk Hogan: still runnin' wild

11 May 2012 | 2:13 - By Manny Tsigas

So, yeah, I've interviewed another professional wrestler. But seriously, can you blame me?

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We need to talk about Kevin

24 February 2012 | 20:03 - By Manny Tsigas

It's about 5pm on a Wednesday. My colleagues and I are in the SBS newsroom, furiously working on our stories for the approaching bulletin; conflict in the Middle East, Greece's worsening financial crisis, why some diamonds are pink instead of white.

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That's all folks (but here's some more anyway)

16 December 2011 | 8:19 - By Manny Tsigas

Since launching this blog back in July, the kind folks here at SBS Online have allowed me to bring you useless factoids about award ceremonies, video games, obscure celebrities, and films that have stirred up some kind of controversy.


"The Ides of March" (starring Ryan Gosling and George Clooney) is among the nominees for best picture at the next Golden Globes. (AP)

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Appetite for induction

09 December 2011 | 1:59 - By Manny Tsigas

If music is the soundtrack of our lives, the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is a compilation of life's better moments.

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose. (Getty Images)

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose. (Getty Images)

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Scene one, AACTA one

01 December 2011 | 17:01 - By Manny Tsigas

It's got a new name and a new time, but will that be enough to renew interest?

Willem Dafoe in the Australian feature film 'The Hunter'. (youtube)

Willem Dafoe in the Australian feature film 'The Hunter'. (youtube)

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Hey, Jughead! Did you hear?

24 November 2011 | 21:30 - By Manny Tsigas

Apollo and Midnighter may not be as well-known as Batman and Robin, and chances are you've never heard of Rictor and Shatterstar from X-Men.

War hero Kevin Keller ties the knot in the latest edition of

War hero Kevin Keller ties the knot in the latest edition of "Life with Archie". (bleedingcool.com)

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Manny Tsigas

Manny Tsigas is a reporter for SBS World News Australia.

 
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