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A World Only Gods Know

Before I get started, I want to make a few things perfectly clear.


I consider Shells one of my best friends.I would never lie about my opinion of music, especially if it's a friend.
I say this so you all know what to expect of this and that perhaps my bias is too strong here, but not as you would expect. As someone who wrote music/lyrics for the better half of their life, I don't feel it is fair to ever tell an artist a lie about their art. If there is something I do not like about your music, I will say it, especially if you're a friend. I point out that Shells is one of my best friends because it's important to understand that if I am critical in this "review" that I am only being so because I know Shells expects his art to be from his soul. This also is not a forewarning, Shells, so breathe easy good brother. This may also be a long ass review, so...
TL;DR - The art is fucking amazing. Lyrics in the booklet is my shit. I'm in Scorcese's thank you&#…
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Booking SmackDown Live's Tag Division Through SummerSlam

SmackDown Live's Tag Team Division has grown a bit stale since the brand split, but not for a lack of quantity. Initially with The Uso's, American Alpha, the Headbangers, and the rise of Beauty & the Man Beast, it looked like SDLive could thrive in tag team wrestling. Add in Breezango and The Ascension and SDLive's ranks were no joke. Not to mention, Triple H was overseeing the brand, so everyone thought he would try to replicate what was successful in NXT's tag division.
Right now, we're basically just an American Alpha/Usos feud with a bunch of jabronis becoming fodder for John Cena. My mission here is to fix that.
Right now, The Uso's are your SDLive Tag Team Champions, and I won't have them dropping the belts leading into SummerSlam. In fact, I would only amplify their heel tactics in feuds with guys like the Headbangers. Yes, yes, I know... old guys. But that's the point. They're an act the crowd still gets into, and they too can be booked…

Mock Royal Rumble 2017

I do not have any insider knowledge about surprise entrants into the Royal Rumble. As of me writing this, I believe there are only 22 confirmed participants for the Rumble. I also do not have any insider information about the order of the entrants, or the winner. I am just putting together a mock I think makes sense + what I would personally like to see accomplished in the match.

1. Sami Zayn - Zayn will be the Iron Man in this year's Rumble, building onto his Daniel Bryan-esque push of late with Stephanie making his life more difficult than it has to be for no apparent reason.

2. Chris Jericho - Iron Man #2. I expect both of these guys to go the distance in this year's Rumble, and Jericho's as good as any for spurts of offense in a long match.

3. Big E - We have to add some size early to immediately slow down Zayn & Jericho. In recent years, the first 10 spots in the Rumble have entered and been eliminated quickly, and we haven't seen the ring fill up until mid-m…

Top 10 Wrestling Matches of 2016

Before we begin, these are strictly my opinion for what entertains me. I would love to hear anyone's opinion on my list, along with what their list is for the 2016 calendar year. I am not focusing strictly on the WWE, and this list will not be strictly singles matches. I also have not watched every match from every company, so if I'm missing something you believe is clear cut, there may be a chance that I did not see the match.
Top 10 Wrestling Matches of 2016 2016 was a very incredible year for professional wrestling, in mainstream promotions like WWE and New Japan Pro Wrestling, to independent promotions like EVOLVE and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla. British professional wrestling promotions Revolution Pro Wrestling and newly formed What Culture Pro Wrestling have been a refreshing spark in the European scene and have since seen prominence in WWE's Cruiserweight Classic (CWC) and upcoming United Kingdom Championship Tournament.

See the list after the break.

You Must Be The Greatest!

"The irony was not lost on me: the man my trials had molded me into, was the master I'd spent all these years trying to find. I was lost and alone, awash with despair. I sought mentorship, I sought guidance- I'd fallen to my knees and begged for it. And now, there is no other way to say it, than to say I'd been blinded by suffering; I just could not see that my many struggles had been the hands sculpting me into the guide I'd sought. Where I once sought from others their forgiveness for my failures, I now forgive myself, and seek to help other extend the same to themselves. Where I once sought from my loved ones support for my dreams, I find now that they did not extend aid because they saw who I could be, and not who I was. I am my own master. Master, and servant - I am not above humanity, nor below it. I am of it, I am it. I am all that is human: life, death, love, loss, joy, and suffering. I am all of it, and because I am all of it, I am important, and necessar…

Why I'm Trying To Stop Saying "Redskins"

First, let me start by saying that my use of the term in the title and throughout this blog is strictly about being honest to discussion.

I am on record on Don't Laugh, People arguing in favor of the name and how it is not a slur. But I believe there are several angles to attack this discussion from, and it would be unfair of myself to not attack each angle equally.
While I've maintained that fans of the Washington Redskins are not using the name with ill-intent, that does not mean that others can find no offense in the term. I was born into a family of fans of the team, and from very early on (witnessed a Super Bowl victory at three-and-a-half years old), I have associated the name with happiness, pride, and respect. My own bloodline consists of Native ancestry, and I always believed I was fair and respectful in my honoring of the name.
We fans say that a lot. We honor the tradition and history of not only the football team, but the people the team is supposed to represent. …

Our Freedom Begins in Faith.

"So I need to believe in God in order to be liberated from economic destitution?"
If you associate faith squarely and solely with religion, or even squarely or solely with God, then you misunderstand faith, and you misunderstand human beings.

Faith is complete trust and confidence. Not blind trust, not absolute trust, butcomplete trust. Not, "I follow you because you know better than I", but moreso, "I walk with you because I, while whole in and of myself, am made stronger through my bonds with you." And that kind of faith can be had in other human beings, in ideals, not just in religion, not just in God. Faith is an acknowledgement of human flaw, coupled with the will to persist. Human beings are hardwired for faith, and for good reason: faith gives us strength when it is impossible to be strong. Humanity would have expired long ago if not for faith. Belief is our greatest asset, and to wield it yields this: power.
Money, the lifeblood of our American econo…