Mat Douglas

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From Connecticut, that state between New York and Massachusetts, he enjoys well-made cookies, sarcasm, and Liverpool FC.

The Turnbuckle Bandwagon – Cruiserweight Title Reborn

Welcome to the Turnbuckle Bandwagon, MFR's semi-regular column on professional wrestling, sports entertainment, and some fun stuff. 10 weeks ago, the first ever WWE Cruiserweight...

Five Favorite Films From The Year I Was Born: 1979

In 1979, America was at a tipping point. Disco was pretty much dead, Michael Jackson had just began his solo career and cinema had...

Amanda Waller Is The Best Thing About ‘Suicide Squad’

If you've seen Suicide Squad this weekend, you've been introduced to a myriad of new characters, and the most important character is one who...

WWE Cruiserweight Classic – Best Matches Of The First Round

The CWC, WWE's 32 man tournament kicked off about 4 weeks ago, and the first round has concluded as of this week. So far...

A Legit Boss For A New Era – Fresh Faces Lead The Way

The WWE makes a lot of promises. Promises of change, a new beginning, and 'something you've never seen before'. Rarely those promises are fulfilled,...

‘Justice League’ Is A Big Gamble For DC And Warner Bros.

In the midst of the pop culture tornado that is San Diego Comic Con, Warner Bros. released footage from two big upcoming releases. Wonder...

‘Hollywood’ Hogan And The Birth Of The N.W.O.

20 years ago today, at WCW's 'Bash At The Beach' pay-per-view, professional wrestling would change forever. While some would consider that a hyperbolic statement,...

Why ‘Suicide Squad’ Doesn’t Need Harley Quinn

DC Comics films are having an identity crisis. The poorly received and rather maudlin Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice has cast somewhat of a...

WWE Cruiserweight Classic – Yes! Yes! Yes!

Back in March, we bought you news of WWE's newest endeavor, a tournament involving the best cruiserweights in the world, and that endeavor has...

The Turnbuckle Bandwagon – Money In The Bank

Welcome to the Turnbuckle Bandwagon, our semi-regular column on professional wrestling, sports entertainment, and everything in between. This weekend brings one of the more...

NXT TakeOver: The End – Preview And Predictions

NXT, the developmental brand of World Wrestling Entertainment has become a powerhouse. Spun out of a semi-reality show and the previous developmental system, then...

UnREAL – One Of TV’s Best Kept (And Smartest) Secrets

Reality television is a morally bankrupt but successful genre, but a television show that puts those traits on full display makes for a clever...