11 February 2013, 18:31 PM
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
01 August 2012, 17:31 PM
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".
Wrestling fans, meanwhile, were a year removed from the then-World Wrestling Federation buying out their competition, World Championship Wrestling. Read more
11 May 2012, 2:13 AM
So, yeah, I've interviewed another professional wrestler. But seriously, can you blame me?
Name the first wrestler that pops into your head. Even if you know next to nothing about the squared circle, or if you have some vague recollection of it from your childhood, chances are you would've mentioned this week's guest. Read more
24 February 2012, 20:03 PM
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.
Good guess. That last one was mine. Read more
16 December 2011, 8:19 AM
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.
So for the final "Pop, Cultured" of 2011, I'm doing something completely different... by omitting any references to an obscure celebrity. Read more