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    The Mountain Goats

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  • The Mountain Goats

    Beat the Champ (Merge). Review by Scott Adams.

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    Top 19 Dead People of 2009

    Another tough year is dead and gone, leaving only the tough and the clever. Carl F Gauze remembers 19 of 2009’s great and not so great dead people.

  • The Wrestler

    The Wrestler

    A washed-up wrestler makes one last trip into the ring, where even Marisa Tomei can’t save him. Referee Carl F Gauze makes it a slow three-count.

  • Brody: The Triumph and Tragedy of Wrestling’s Rebel

    Brody: The Triumph and Tragedy of Wrestling’s Rebel

    Back in the heyday of wrestling, when it was so much more than Vince McMahon mashing on the controller buttons, Bruiser Brody cast a long shadow. Matthew Moyer and Larry Matysik reveal how Brody’s persona has outlasted his brutally short life.

  • The Heels

    The Heels

    Bring on the bad guys! Shelton Hull finds a little joy in pro wrestling again after reading this encyclopedic history of heels, the grapplers you love to hate.

  • Bang Your Head!

    Bang Your Head!

    Listen up, you pencil-neck geeks! Tom “Tearaway” Schulte got the word straight from the heel’s mouth in this autobiography of one of wrestling’s great wildmen, the Missing Link.

  • Eddie, RIP

    Shelton Hull says goodbye to one of the greats of professional wrestling.

  • Kaiju Big Battel

    Wrestling meets rubber suited monsters in a supposedly wicked good time…or is it? Phil Bailey is not quite convinced.

  • Brawlin’ Broads

    Ink 19’s resident wrestling aficionado extrordinaire, Matthew Moyer takes a look at Brawlin’ Broadsand rates ’em both (the brawlin’ and the broads, that is — get your mind out of the gutter!).

  • Jonny Impetigo

    Karen Carpenter-Damascus and Frances Farmer’s surreal comic strip makes its triumphant return! This time, Jonny teaches you about the fine art of "blading." Kids, don’t try this at home!

  • That Night Of Nights

    The by-no-means definitive guide to centering your whole April 1st around, yes, Wrestlemaniaaaaaaa! A “Bladejob” exclusive.

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    It’s time for Bladejob to dole out dubious year-end honors for the
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