Lucha Underground

A Love Letter to Lucha Underground

To whom it may concern, For me as a blossoming wrestling fan, 2014 will be remembered as the year of the Lucha Libre uprising, and Lucha Underground is the promotion and television show that really incited my love of Lucha Libre. It also was my introduction to Independent Wrestling. Vampiro used to always say, “This is Lucha Underground, and the [Read More]

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CJAE 74: BOLA 2018!

After sharing tales of both traveling and botches (POOR WRESTLER B!), Captain Jack (@JackHeartless) and Chris (@BrasilianFury) break it down to the brass tacks, past the Bismarck dance and the cabbage patch… They came.  They saw.  They went to BOLA. And it RULED. With no less than 8(!) must-see contests, breakout performances from Ilja Dragunov, Puma King, Robbie Eagles, T-Hawk, [Read More]

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ALL IN finally happened… and it. Was. Awesome. While Captain Jack (@JackHeartless) watched it on FITE, the crew from The Strap podcast (@TheStrap) were there LIVE and in living color! Sarah (@TheSarahVanB) stops by to compare live notes, both for the big event and for Starrcast, and discuss the fallout.  Highlights include murdered Joeys, dick druids, Pharoah being the BEST BOY, [Read More]

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CJAE 57: How I Spent My Wrestling Vacation!

Fresh off a successful #Indymania trip to New Orleans, Captain Jack Heartless (@JackHeartless) is back in Los Angeles! This week he, along with travel buddy and True Wrestling Fables (@WrestlingFables) host Jonathan Bowles (@jonathanbowles), stops to reflect and break down a wild trip that involved 10 indy shows in 3 days, 2 cannonball runs through WrestleCon, copious amounts of coffee, [Read More]

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Captain Jack’s Armbar Emporium Ep. 43: SoCal Indiemania!

This week, Captain Jack (@JackHeartless) is joined by @ShakeThemRopes co-host Jeff Hawkins (@Crapgame13) as they talk about the great independent shows that transpired in southern California back on December 1st.  While Jeff attended a stellar outing from the ladies of RISE (@RISEdtwa), Jack was across town at PCW ULTRA (@PCWULTRA).  They provide a full rundown of both shows, including meeting [Read More]