There's understandably been a lot to lament about what this wretched year has done to pro wrestling.
The thing we all love (or, at very least love to hate) has stubbornly tried to no-sell the ongoing global bastard to such an extent that the the f*cking thing feels even more present on wrestling nights than anywhere else.
AEW got ticket-buying punters back in the building first, but they're so far away and scattered that it feels like a low-drawing show is taking place next to an under-attended Jacksonville Jaguars game. WWE's ThunderDome and Capitol Wrestling Center have been middling solutions to atmosphere issues with the main roster and NXT respectively, but the world at large has enough Zoom calls to deal with in the working day without sitting down to two or three more hours several times a week.
As we approach the penultimate show of this grim year and the last Big Four show in what'll forever be know as the first ThunderDome, we can all be thankful that this 'Thanksgiving Classic' has held on to the new tradition of Raw Vs Smackdown. In the absence of good angles, at least we had the gear...
We Need To Talk About Kevin (Nash).
Michael can be found in articles or on podcasts extolling the virtues of New Generation WWF, New Japan Pro Wrestling or the new WWE angle they definitely definitely won’t ruin this time.