Space Suplex #46: Steakless Raw

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Space Suplex podcast episode 46 brings you chat from Matt and Mike on recent shows and news:
* POLLOCK’S NEWS UPDATE: Seth Rollins responds to Jon Moxley’s comments
* WWE names Paul Heyman & Eric Bischoff as Executive Directors
* AEW on TNT launch date officially confirmed
* WWE Raw from 7/22/19
* NXT Breakout Tournament
* NJPW’s G1 Climax 2019
* AEW’s Fyter Fest and Fight For The Fallen

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Space Suplex #45: Papa Shingo

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Space Suplex podcast episode 45 brings you chat from Matt and Mike on recent shows and news:
* NXT Takeover XXV (Mike’s blog post)
* NJPW Best of the Super Jr. 26 (Mike’s blog post)
* NJPW Dominion 2019 (Mike’s blog post)
* Wrestlenomics Radio: What’s the big deal about WWE in Saudi Arabia?

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Space Suplex #44: Nothing But Double

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Space Suplex podcast episode 44 brings you chat from Matt and Mike on recent shows and news:
* AEW Double or Nothing (Mike’s blog post)
* Roman Reigns on WWE’s relationship with Saudi Arabia and upcoming event
* POLLOCK’S NEWS UPDATE: The latest news on Ashley Massaro’s passing
* WWE and the Saudi Royal Family
* Notes on Jon Moxley interview on Talk Is Jericho.

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Space Suplex #43: Chop Heard Around The World

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Space Suplex podcast episode 43 brings you chat from Matt and Mike on recent shows:
* Worlds Collide
* NXT Takeover: New York
* WrestleMania 35
* ROH G1 Supercard
* Wrestling Dontaku 2019

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Celebrating The Early Days of SNK

I got some new movies and video games to share with you all. I don’t have a whole lot of either on my wish list these days. It’s been a combination of having most of what I’ve wanted since I started collecting in 2004 and a lack of time to play what I already have. Regardless, I do get interested in some newer things these days.

One of those new things in a genre I quite enjoy is the compilation of older games. The SNK 40th Anniversary Collection that was originally released on the Nintendo Switch has now arrived on the PlayStation 4. What I like about this collection is that it forgoes the notion that it has to feature popular or well sold titles. While that’s all well and good, Digital Eclipse decided to spotlight the overlooked or forgotten games in SNK’s archives. Sure they don’t always play wonderfully, but these games are worth experiencing as more of a history lesson of SNK’s early days. I love that concept and bought it for that reason alone.

I also decided to get Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. It’s a rare used copy that I don’t bother with much as of recent. I bought it because I enjoyed Uncharted 4 well enough that I wouldn’t mind a little bit more of the same thing from two other characters.

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Now for the movies. I usually watch these ahead of time and only buy the ones I absolutely know I’ll watch again. This is the case with all four.

First up is the Blu-rays. The Founder is about exactly what you think it’s about by the look of the cover. Michael Keaton is amazing in this film and I completely recommend it. My Cousin Vinny features Joe Pesci in this comedy from 1992. I remembered it from back then, but didn’t think much of it. I finally watched it again a few weeks ago and I found it much more entertaining than I did as a 13-year old.

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Lastly are the DVDs. The WWE likes to mainly put content on this dated format over Blu-ray. It’s most likely because they just want you to subscribe to their network for today’s picture quality standards. The discs focus solely on NXT Takeover matches and doesn’t include any of the fantastic bouts from their weekly TV. This means it doesn’t have the amazing match between Ricochet and Pete Dunne for the North American and UK titles.

Gotti is a HBO film about mobster John Gotti from 1996. Excellent performances from Armand Assante and William Forsythe along with other actors from similar mafia movies round out the cast.

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Space Suplex #42: Double J’s Punches

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Space Suplex podcast episode 42 brings you chat from Matt and Mike on recent shows:
* Wrestle Kingdom 13
* NXT UK Takeover: Blackpool
* NXT Takeover: Phoenix
* Royal Rumble 2019

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SF AE & More

Since my Super Nintendo King of Dragons purchase in September, I ended up getting Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition in that time. I plan on likely buying the season 3 pack of DLC just to get G. After all, when the power of Gaia commands, you must obey.

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I don’t buy much wrestling on media these days, but after watching an okay Hell In A Cell show, I had to have a way to easily watch that show’s Raw Tag Team Championship match of Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre vs. Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins. It was an amazing 24 minute match with one of the best finishes I’ve seen in a long time. I also added NXT: Best of 2017. It’s not actually full of the “best of” because of the inclusion of non-match segments and a number of good, but not great matches. Overall, however, it’s worth it for what it is.

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I loved the Avatar: The Last Airbender series when I originally saw it. I never did get any of the DVDs because I was always questioning why it wasn’t on Blu-ray for higher quality video. Well, now it is and here it is.

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