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Behind the Line: No Mercy is the best wrestling game ever

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WhatCulture had a video of Simon Miller talking about the greatest wrestling game, which is obviously WWF No Mercy on the Nintendo 64. (Yes, WWF applies since they hadn’t changed the name yet) While I agree with the conclusion, as

Behind the Line: Bullying in the WWE, victim blaming, and JBL

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This week Behind the Line isn’t going to be offering any industry insight, or even talking about video games. Instead, we’re talking about bullies and Pro Wrestling. The Story It shouldn’t be too surprising that there can be practical jokes

Hero Talk Podcast Minisode – Superbowl Edition

Hey there, Enthusiacs! On this mini episode of the Hero Talk podcast, Judge Greg and Black Dragon talk the Superbowl, including the games, trailers, and anything else that comes to mind. Warning: This Hero Talk may contain mild spoilers. Listener

Nintendo Switch: My Wants Vs. My Expectations

With Nintendo’s live event a little less than a day away, everyone tuning in will most likely be looking for more chunks of information about the Nintendo Switch. Since last October, anyone who saw and was intrigued by the Nintendo

Carrie Fisher 1956-2016 Rest In Peace

Hey there, Enthusiacs. I am Vega Goose, and today, I’d like to take a moment to pay tribute to Carrie Fisher, who passed away on December 27th 2016. Rather than just run through her career like a glorified wikipedia page

A Very Hero Talk Christmas Podcast

Hey there, Enthusiacs! On this episode, Judge Greg, Vernon, and Axalon celebrate the holidays with A Very Hero Talk Christmas: a surprising bleak look at our favorite holiday movies. NOTE:  Hero Talk is a spoiler podcast. This episode will contain

The Force Awakens: Star Wars for Millennials

Given the love and far-ranging fandom for Star Wars around the world, it is hardly surprising that The Force Awakens performed well in theatres; by any measure it is one of the highest grossing films of all time. That this

At The Movies: ‘Mean Girls’ Day

Longtime followers of the Enthusiacs podcast institution that is Hero Talk will know that host Judge Greg is fond of pointing out that “everyone” listens to Hero Talk.  Skeptics may doubt if available metrics can back up such a bold statement. 

E3 2016

And so another E3 has come and gone. Hello, Enthusiacs. I am Goose and today I’m going to ask a simple question: Did E3 do its job? The answer is mixed  to say the least, so we have to go

The Attic: Slender Man and The Boogeyman

Welcome to The Attic, where Slender Man *may* be real. “We didn’t want to go, we didn’t want to kill them, but its persistent silence and outstretched arms horrified and comforted us at the same time . . .” I