Tag: Mountain Goats
Corporate Welfare.10: Wrestelmania
I just read an incredible article by Dan O’Sullivan in Jacobin magazine about the abuse of wrestlers by their promoters, and in particular, by Vince McMahon and the WWE, (World Wrestling Entertainment.) I recently wrote about the film The Wrestler as a depiction of how wrestling performs the abuse of workers outside the ring by amplifying…
Top 40 Over 40.11: Wurst is also Best!
I cannot pretend to write an objective review of today’s entry into my Top 40 Over 40 countdown, Transcendental Youth by the Mountain Goats. You see, I compete in an annual NFL pool with John Darnielle and Peter Hughes. I’m indebted to Peter for running this pool and to John for keeping me out of…