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Spotlight: The Wrestling Kennection

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Hello and Welcome to the Basement…
Not to long ago I put the spotlight on some local items down here in South Jersey… well this time I’m shining the spotlight of this pokey little blog up towards Bedford, Massachusetts with the Wrestling Kennection.

For those of you who may not know, The Wrestling Kennection is hosted by Ken Hill, Fridays at 4PM up in the greater Massachusetts area, where he and his panel of fans give their views and opinions on the world of pro wrestling. For those of us outside of Massachusetts, episodes are uploaded to their Youtube channel (located here) allowing wrestling fans from all over the world to see.

And with 115 episodes under their belt, it’s safe to say that Ken and his crew know what they are doing, the discussions are insightful when they are together. Of course there are times it’s just Ken by himself due to scheduling and travel issues, but even flying solo, he puts on a solid show. The production values (audio, video) are decent, and it’s clear i…

Cyndi Lauper - Yay Or Nay For The Hall of Fame

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(Note: I went stream of conscience quite a bit in the video version, so there are a number of things I say in it that are not in the text version and vice versa!)

Hello and Welcome to the Basement and this week’s installment of Yay Or Nay For The Hall of Fame!

Let me first say this, I have no issue with the WWE inducting celebrities into the Hall of Fame, because celebrities have played a huge part of their history, granted some more prominent than others.

Which is of course the case as it relates to Cyndi Lauper

Yes, as in Time After Time, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun and She Bop… That Cyndi Lauper

With the success of her first solo album in 1983, titled She’s So Unusual, Cyndi was the hottest female act in the world of and thanks to her manager at the time, Dave Wolff, Cyndi ended up in the world of pro wrestling in early 1984 as the spark the ignited  the Rock N Wrestling connection, a period of time that saw the WWF and MTV explode on the map. The concept came about as part when Cyn…