An Ode to Charles Barkley, Celebrity Wrestling Fan

It’s a shame the NBA Finals won’t feature TNT’s Inside The NBA analysts. Arguably TV’s best sports panel stars Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, and two of pro wrestling’s more prominent celebrity fans, Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley. The former’s wrestling reputation is likely more well known to most fans, with…

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Maxwell Jacob Friedman’s Future Is as (Un)limited as the Wrestling Heel Itself

It has never been harder to be a heel in pro wrestling. Okay, maybe not in terms of life outside the ring — wrestlers no longer regularly deal with fans slashing their tires, throwing urine, and pulling guns on them. But in terms of accomplishing their in-ring job? Getting their…

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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Goes Silly with ‘Spock Amok’

A few months ago, while reviewing the Star Trek: Discovery episode “All In,” I commented on how modern era Trek has isolated the many flavors that have made the franchise so rich for the past half-century and siloed them each into their own series. Discovery and Picard are tonally distinct…

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Pirate Romantic Comedy Our Flag Means Death Renewed for Season 2

Rejoice, fans of gay pirate TV: Our Flag Means Death is coming back for a second season. The news officially comes from HBO Max’s Twitter account, which announced “Season 2 is officially setting sail. #OurFlagMeansDeath.” It is accompanied by a small video from early on in the show’s first season of…

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Everything, Everywhere, All at Once is a Masterpiece

Everything, Everywhere, All at Once is hard to spoil, and it’s even a little hard to get your mind around (by design). But this week on You Love To See It (our movie podcast!), we tackled this beautiful, ridiculous, epic film, alongside our fantastic colleague, Imran Khan. We tried to…

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MJF Being Treated After Getting Wrecked at AEW Double or Nothing 2022: A (Medical) Review

I’ll admit it right now: I don’t know much about professional wrestling outside of the lessons I learned from LB during our glorious Fanfyte podcast days, and the bits and pieces I pick up from our incredible Fanfyte editor, Colette Arrand. But this weekend, Fanbyte staffers sent me images from…

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