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The Resurrection of Jake The Snake & The Battered Bastards Of Baseball

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Hello Dwellers and Welcome To The Basement…

A bit of a bonus blog, as today I want to talk about a pair of documentaries that I watched this week, The Resurrection of Jake The Snake and The Battered Bastards of Baseball.

We’ll start with The Resurrection Of Jake The Snake… for those of you who may not know, Jake Roberts is one of the all time greats of professional wrestling, but he has battled substance abuse for years… in the fall of 2012 he moved with Diamond Dallas Page with the goal of getting clean, sober and back in shape… Page being one of the most ‘positive people’ on the planet, invested his time and effort into this cause because years earlier Roberts helped him out in his career… along the way Scott Hall, another wrestler who has battled similar demons to Jake, moved in and through hard work and dedication the story has a happy ending of both men ending up in the WWE Hall of Fame.


This probably isn’t the best summary of the documentary, because it hits a lot of lows and a …

This Week: Spider-Man, Judd Apatow & More!

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Hello Dwellers and Welcome To The Basement…

It’s Friday… so let’s go over THIS WEEK with the Superheroes…


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows has his theaters, and I have mixed views if I’m going to see on the big screen. I’m not the biggest fan of Michael Bay as they are just visually stunning, but there isn’t much else to them. Then there is the factor that I wasn’t really impressed with the first Turtles film under his tenure that didn’t know what the hell it was supposed to be… and of course the Turtles look down right horrible.


Rick Famuyiwa has been announced as the new director of The Flash movie that no one is asking for… and this seems very ill-advised to me, because he’s about as generic a director one could find, someone who can do the ‘paint by numbers’ approach of getting a movie done in an assigned amount of time for an assigned amount of money… which means The Flash movie will not get a big budget and probably be filled with ‘character moments’ and ‘coming …