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Dick Slater - Yay Or Nay For The Hall of Fame

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Hello and welcome to the Basement...

This is Yay Or Nay For The Hall of Fame!
Yeah I changed the title to something more catchy... still the goal is the same, to go over the careers of various pro wrestling superstars of the past to see if they should be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame at some point.
This week's case, 'The Rebel' Dick Slater
Many of you are going to ask... who?
Well the Rebel got his start in Florida thanks to the Graham family, getting broken in with Championship Wrestling From Florida, winning their version of the Tag Team Championships with Dusty Rhodes and other partners as well as the TV title, worked out in California... but he really made his mart in Georgia Championship Wrestling, spending most of the 70s and early 80s there, winning the Georgia Heavyweight title four time, and two versions of their tag titles with Cowboy Bob Orton, plus numerous other regional titles and was reported to be considered to become the NWA World Heavyweight Cham…

Minions - Basement Matinee

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Hello and welcome to the Basement...


I was going to talk about Conor McGregor's latest drama... but then I saw that Minions was added to Netflix, and set aside time to watch it.


For those of you who may not know (and at this point, that's probably a very small amount of people), Minions is the prequel to the 'Despicable Me' films, released in 2015 through Universal Pictures.


The plot is that the Minions, the adorable little yellow scamps exist to serve the biggest villain they can find, but after years of being without a leader, Kevin, Bob and Stuart set out for find the 'perfect boss' for their tribe to serve, being drawn to Scarlett Overkill (voiced by Sandra Bullock) and earning a spot as her pawns in a bid to become Queen of England.
Considering the film had a Box Office return of $1.2 Billion, obviously a lot of you know about it, so I'll go straight into what I think of this movie.... and it's adorably evil... because you know they are doing …