WCW

On March 26, 2001, World Championship Wrestling went out of business.

The Atlanta-based promotion, acquired by media mogul Ted Turner from the Crockett family in 1988, reignited mainstream America's interest in professional wrestling throughout the '90s. WCW gained its popularity by signing former high-profile WWE talents like Hulk Hogan and Macho Man Randy Savage. But it became the leader in professional wrestling with the creation of its Monday night WWE alternative WCW Monday Nitro, which aired at the same time as WWE's Monday Night Raw.

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Yesterday, WWE announced they released Andrade after news of his request to leave the company broke last week.

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Last night, Latin superstar Bad Bunny won WWE's 24/7 Title.

The world-renowned reggaeton artist won the title with help from WWE's latest main roster call-up from NXT, Damian Priest, on Monday Night Raw.

Unfortunately, Bad Bunny has a target on his back now that he's champion. Being a 24/7 titleholder stipulates that the championship can be won any time, any place, by anyone. If he isn't careful, Bad Bunny could lose his title during his performance as this week's musical guest on Saturday Night Live.

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The camaraderie in professional wrestling is unlike that in any other sport.

Men and women from different walks of life share a bond that only the people in their chosen profession will understand. Unlike other professional sports, there isn't an off-season for pro wrestlers. They are traveling 300+ days a year. The time away from home forces them to build relationships with their fellow competitors behind the scenes.

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Culture News

RIP James "Kamala" Harris (Not Kamala Harris) Legendary Wrestling Heel

No relation to the senator from California, James Harris played a stereotype of an African "savage" for white wrestling audiences.

James Harris, better known by the ring name "Kamala," passed away on Sunday at the age of 70, after contracting COVID-19.

Harris was a professional wrestler for over 30 years for both the WWF and WWE. At 6'7" and around 400 pounds, Harris was referred to as "the Ugandan Giant" or even "the Ugandan Headhunter"—though he was in fact born in the small town of Senatobia, Mississippi in 1950.

For a man of his size, he was remarkable for his agility and athleticism, leaping and dodging around the ring with speed that made him thrilling to watch in arena matches through the 80s and 90s, against the likes of superstars like Hulk Hogan, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Andre the Giant, and the Undertaker.

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Film Lists

30 Ridiculous Movies That Received a 0% Fresh Rating on Rotten Tomatoes

To some extent, a 0% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes is an honor.

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Even amongst trash cinema, the Rotten Tomatoes 0% are a special breed of stank.

For a movie to receive a 0% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it can't just be bad, and it can't even just be awful. No, a Rotten Tomatoes 0% movie needs to be so terrible that it convinces even the most contrarian film reviewers to unanimously agree that yes, the movie in question is objectively worthless. To put this into perspective, 21% of film critics gave Tom Hooper's Cats a Fresh rating even though, or perhaps because, it featured Dame Judy Dench licking her own crotch. For even starker perspective, one reviewer out of 80 even gave Daddy Day Camp a Fresh rating, and incredibly, it just so happened to be former Popdust reviewer Fred Topel:

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