I had the unique opportunity to have a piece published through Fanbyte, an online media publication, about Timothy Thatcher’s rise in wXw. You can read it here.Read More Fanbyte— Timothy Thatcher: An American in Oberhausen.
In this first part of what if going to become a three-part piece, I analyze Walter and Ilja Dragunov’s wXw heel turn by discussing the in-ring promo given at wXw’s Superstars of Wrestling event.Read More Cheap Shot to the Top: Part 1 of 3
If you haven’t been following Stokely Hathaway on Twitter, you probably should.
I could have said the same thing to you a year ago and it still would have been true, but I’d argue it’s even more true now for one very specific reason.
His portable CD player is missing.Read More maybe the real cd player was all the friends we made along the way
In the first edition of “Sarah Catches Up With Wrestling”, I discuss some highlights from wXw’s 16 Carat Revenge: Frankfurt event and pretend that the idea that Lucky Kid is being torn between RISE and Schadenfreude isn’t tearing me apart.Read More Sarah Catches Up With Wrestling: 16 Carat Revenge Frankfurt
Whether Walter’s actions are good or evil in the eyes of others isn’t important to him, as long as he views them as necessary and they appear regimented and organized. As long as they seemingly follow some sort of philosophy or set of rules. Basing the majority of his character off of his own love and respect for professional wrestling as both a sport and art form, he employs himself as protector, gatekeeper, and teacher, planning his actions more on those concepts than on his own emotions.Read More In The Way: On Walter And The Art Of Existing In-Between
In this piece, I discuss my favorite match (Timothy Thatcher vs WALTER from Progress’ Chapter 62 show), my own growth as an anxious media-obsessed “adult”, and how a lot can change in a year.Read More Chapter 62: An Accidental Year in Review
In this piece, I reflect on the ladder match that occurred in Evolve 114 and explain why Evolve’s perfect hero comes in the form of a lonely freak.Read More “Why Won’t You Die?”: The Infectious Affection for Darby Allin
In this piece, I talk about my love for streaming services, being too broke to attend shows like wXw’s World Tag Team League, and how I have been learning to stop letting FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) ruin my relationship with independent wrestling.Read More “Should we just search ‘independent wrestling’ on Netflix and then see what we find?”
In this post (which I wrote for a recent course I took), I discuss Over The Top’s Wrestlerama 2. More specifically, I discuss the storyline leading up to the dynamic World Championship match that main-evented that show.Read More Wrestlerama 2: Devlin (c) vs Walter
Hi. My name is Sarah and I’m a college student currently majoring in media communications. I have an interest in media journalism and professional wrestling, especially independent wrestling.Read More A Short Introduction