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The Hot Tag w/Steve Russell: The Man Who Would Be King? Book It.

The following Hot Tag w/Steve Russell was originally uploaded on Write Steve Write, September 11th 2017: Sunday, 20th August 2017 saw the culmination of over a year’s worth of work, graft, and emotional and creative investment. It’s not something tangible that you can hold, like a novel (yet!), comic book or painting. No, this art was crafted and moulded over numerous meetings, Skype/Facetime sessions (depending which one provided a better, less pixel-faced connection), and dinners. It was also born out of a deceptively simple concept, birthed, as it was, in the backroom of Vault Comics in Welling, during a podcasting session with then-stranger-now-friend, Kieron. Now that some time has passed and I can look back on the events leading to this serendipitous meeting of mutual good fortune with an even eye, I wanted to recount them, connecting chaotic, unrelated events into a string of occurrences that suggest, perhaps, a sense of order amongst the chaos, giving you all a better idea not only at how this working relationship came about, but also the processes involved in booking a wrestling show whilst trying to maintain artistic merit, with all efforts going towards not only putting on a fucking amazing wrestling show but executing on an event that had dramatic purpose, heft, and resonance. UnPro Wrestling Poster
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Everyone Loves A SGR…?

From Ken Shamrock to Kurt Angle... Dean Malenko to Dean Ambrose... Triple H to Tori... Everyone loves a Special Guest Referee (from now onwards in this article known as SGR - to save me writing special guest referee over and over and over and over and over again...)
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The Hot Tag w/Steve Russell: A Golden Opportunity

“You will never forget the name of…” Dustin Runnels has utilised a number of different monikers during his extensive career within the wacky world of professional wrestling: Dustin Runnels, Black Reign, Seven (points if you remember this blip), and, of course, the identity that helped to cement his status in wrestling - more so than simply being ‘Dusty’s boy’ - forging a memorable character in the process that has lasted the test of time: Goldust.
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The Hot Tag w/Steve Russell: Uninspired? How Roode.

On the 400th episode of NXT, Bobby Roode successfully defended his championship title against a game Roderick Strong. It was during this match that my opinion on Roode became resolute; all my thoughts over many years, different promotions and title runs crystallising as I witnessed him retain the gold. A question, however, formed: does Roode deserve his current standing, or is he simply riding the popularity of a theme song intended for someone else?
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