Archive for July, 2005

UPN responds

Friday, July 15th, 2005

I got a form letter back from UPN. Dear Neal, Thank you for writing to UPN, and we appreciate your taking the time to share your thoughts and concerns about “WWE SmackDown!” Due to the tragic events in London last Thursday, we took the added measure of running an advisory four times throughout the broadcast […]

Why I deserve to be embarrassed to watch wrestling.

Friday, July 8th, 2005

I get a deserved amount of hassling for continuing to be a wrestling fan, but as of last night’s episode of Smackdown, WWE has sunk to a new low. Ever since Vince McMahon let his completely unqualified daughter run the creative department of this publicly-traded company, the quality of programming has dropped dramatically. But that’s […]

Free pitcher with a large pizza

Tuesday, July 5th, 2005

I find myself doing stupid things for food. Lately it’s been a habit of mine, when in a new city, to waste a good two hours or more in search of a late night meal. Maybe Omaha and Lincoln are just ridiculously predictable, but I’ve grown accustomed to the idea of finding places to eat […]

Big weekend

Friday, July 1st, 2005

First off, Saturday is the wedding of Derek J. Lippincott. Then I fly to Florida early Sunday morning to interview Mr. 1776, the superhero formerly known as Burgh Man, for my documentary. He’s making his debut on Hollywood Beach on the 4th of July, so it will be exciting to actually be able to capture […]