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Apr.27.2010

I'll be reading from my punk-wrestling memoir "Beer, Blood & Cornmeal: Seven Years of Incredibly Strange Wrestling" next Thursday, April 29th at 6pm in the Tully's Coffee in the MLK Student Union (on the corner of Bancroft & Telegraph). The book spent an entire week on the Chronicle Bestseller list. Now's your chance to try to fathom why or just remain baffled. Books and, more importantly, nachos will be for sale during the event. Come for the culture but stay for the nachos.

Bob's Latest Blogs

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Comments from Bob

May.15.2012 - 10:28 am
In response to: The One Thing Missing from The Avengers
The Disneyfication is as good an explanation as any.  At least there's that weird moment with Harry Dean Stanton...
May.14.2012 - 10:53 pm
In response to: The One Thing Missing from The Avengers
Thanks for reading and commenting Mr. Rajgor. Here's to hoping that a wave of Bollywood films overtakes the United...
May.11.2012 - 10:38 am
In response to: The One Thing Missing from The Avengers
Yeah, you're right about that scene in "Spider-Man 2," and that movie is post-911 as well. To be fair to Whedon here,...
Jul.30.2009 - 9:58 am
In response to: Schwarzenegger hears the lamentation of my salary
Jane, luckily for me, I fall into a low enough pay bracket to be on the receiving end of a 6% pay cut. On the tuition...
Apr.13.2009 - 2:18 pm
In response to: Amazon's Accidental Fatwa
Aberjhani, Here's the latest on this from Salon. If this is true, it was Amazon and not a hacker: Update: Jessica...

Published Reviews

Beer, Blood & Cornmeal
Aug.18.2008
Published by wwespain.blogspot.com
Un libro muy interesante a pesar de no haber tenido contacto alguno con la compañía antes... Calhoun, o Dante, nos cuenta las historias de luchadores tan extreños como el citado...