coronavirus


AEW WWE NXT Rocked by COVID Forcing Last-Minute TV Changes

AEW, WWE NXT Rocked by COVID, Forcing Last-Minute TV Changes

The latest wave of infections come despite both companies having testing policies to attempt to prevent the spread of coronavirus amongst staff and talent The outbreak doesn't appear at this time to be as extensive as one that struck WWE earlier this year before the company had a real testing policy, which affected nearly forty[...]

WCW Star Disco Inferno Demands Proof of Asymptomatic COVID Spread

WCW Star Disco Inferno Demands Proof of Asymptomatic COVID Spread

WCW star Disco Inferno once needed a diagram to apply his own finishing move, the figure four leglock, so it's no surprise that, after all this time, Disco still hasn't figured out why mask-wearing can help prevent the spread of coronavirus Disco took to Twitter to question the effectiveness of mask-wearing, which is recommended by[...]

Joe Field Closes Flying Colors Comics For a Little After COVID Test

Joe Field Closes Flying Colors Comics For a Little After COVID Test

He has also just tested positive for the coronavirus The store posted to Facebook;[caption id="attachment_1257523" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Joe Field Closes Flying Colors Comic Shop (For Now) After COVID Test[/caption] I hate to give you all this report, but I have tested positive for COVID So for the next week or so, Flying Colors will not be[...]

The Moral Conundrum of Reviewing Theatrical Releases During a Pandemic

The Moral Conundrum of Reviewing Theatrical Releases During a Pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world in many different ways. We have all learned to wear masks, and very simple things can seem daunting for those that fall in the high-risk box. Something as simple as a trip to the grocery store can be a terrifying experience if you live in a city […]

AEW to Begin Selling Tickets to Dailys Place at 10-15% Capacity

AEW to Begin Selling Tickets to Daily's Place at 10-15% Capacity

AEW has seen WWE's ThunderDome and raised them live ticket fans in Daily's Place. According to a new press release, AEW will begin allowing fans to purchase tickets and attend TV tapings at Daily's Place starting August 27th. The open-air amphitheater will be filled to 10-15% capacity and social distancing measures will be enforced as […]

AHS: Stevie Nicks &#8211 COVID-19 Response A Real American Horror Story

AHS: Stevie Nicks – COVID-19 Response "A Real American Horror Story"

For a large chunk of this year, the world's suffered as the coronavirus pandemic raged around the globe- impacting millions on any number of personal and professional levels As the rest of the world begins to open itself back up to a "new normal," the U.S still finds itself mired in inaction as the number[...]

Dave Bautista Says People Who Dont Wear Masks Are Little Bitches

Dave Bautista Says People Who Don't Wear Masks Are Little Bitches

Former WWE wrestler and Hollywood megastar Dave Bautista took aim at people who refuse to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic, calling them "little bitches" in a shoot promo on Twitter this week The Animal was responding to a tweet by Kumail Nanjiani, which read, "Shout out to dudes who think masks are weak but[...]

Chris Jericho Not Worried About COVID After Playing Live Fozzy Shows

Chris Jericho Not Worried About COVID After Playing Live Fozzy Shows

AEW has been working hard to keep its production free of coronavirus, utilizing testing before anyone can enter the closed set for AEW Dynamite and having talent quarantine if they come into contact with anyone who's tested positive for COVID-19 But one of the company's top stars, Chris Jericho, has spent the weekend playing shows[...]

This New Jersey Coronavirus Poster Is Freaking Everyone Out

This New Jersey Coronavirus Poster Is Freaking Everyone Out

Rocklyn, a Coronavirus warning poster, as seen in an office in New Jersey, and reproduced here with permission given to Bleeding Cool The question is, who could design such a poster and genuinely not see it in the way, well, that everyone is seeing it.[caption id="attachment_1245760" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This New Jersey Coronavirus Poster Is Freaking[...]

Ric Flair Says Pandemic is to Blame for Falling WWE Ratings

Ric Flair Says Pandemic is to Blame for Falling WWE Ratings

The coronavirus pandemic struck the United States earlier this year But according to WWE Hall-of-Famer Ric Flair, it's the pandemic to blame for WWE's problems, and the company will bounce right back to prominence once the pandemic is over and fans are allowed to attend pro wrestling events again.[caption id="attachment_1228604" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ric Flair is[...]

Jerry Lawler Says Live Life Like No Tomorrow Poses Maskless on Beach

Jerry Lawler Says Live Life Like No Tomorrow, Poses Maskless on Beach

Back in June, Lawler participated in a television ad campaign to convince residents of Memphis, Tennessee to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic However, one does have to wonder if Lawley is contradicting that message by taking photos at public places without a mask, even though it's unknown whether he might or might not be[...]

WWE Officially Moves SummerSlam Out of Boston

WWE Officially Moves SummerSlam Out of Boston

However, the coronavirus pandemic will probably prevent any significant live crowds at any wrestling event for the rest of the year.[caption id="attachment_1241037" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The oficial logo for WWE SummerSlam.[/caption]WWE released an official statement on the move, writing: "In coordination with our local partners, government officials and TD Garden, WWE’s SummerSlam and related events will[...]

GameStop Will Require Face Masks Starting July 27th

GameStop Will Require Face Masks Starting July 27th

Over the weekend, GameStop announced that they will start requiring customers to wear face masks in the store starting on July 27th. According to the press release they sent out, the new safety measure will be "providing the company time to inform customers of the change, post signage in stores and train associates on the […]

WWE Star Bayley Explains Why Wrestling is Better With No Crowd

WWE Star Bayley Explains Why Wrestling is Better With No Crowd

Things changed in a big way for WWE when the coronavirus pandemic happened, completely changing the presentation of WWE's television shows because live crowds have not been allowed to gather in buildings A lot of people feel that wrestling is missing something without the crowd, but there are at least two people who prefer crowdless[...]

Tony Schiavone Not on AEW Dynamite Tonight Due to Late COVID-19 Test

Tony Schiavone Not on AEW Dynamite Tonight Due to Late COVID-19 Test

AEW announcer and wrestling Tony Schiavone is not at the commentary booth for AEW Dynamite tonight. According to Jim Ross, Schiavone hasn't yet received his latest COVID-19 test results. Ross implied that there wasn't anything in particular to worry about; the results are just late. Taz joined the commentary booth for the first hour of […]

Tony Khan Talks Life in the AEW Bubble Bringing Fans Back to Shows

Tony Khan Talks Life in the AEW Bubble, Bringing Fans Back to Shows

When it comes to operating live sporting events during the pandemic, the pro wrestling industry has been ahead of the curve. Both WWE and AEW have been running live and taped events in Florida, at first with no crowds, then with wrestlers as crowds, and then even with some non-employees in their respective buildings. AEW […]

Kevin Owens Reveals He Convinced Vince McMahon on Mask Policy

Kevin Owens Reveals He Convinced Vince McMahon on Mask Policy

I feel comfortable going back to work, and I feel as safe as I can be there."Kevin Owens may have more confidence in WWE's coronavirus safety protocols than we would if we were in his shoes But at least he has the pull to get changes made and the willingness to use that pull for[...]

Former WWE Star Rusev Confirms Hes Tested Positive for COVID-19

Former WWE Star Rusev Confirms He's Tested Positive for COVID-19

Miroslav Barnyashev, better known to WWE fans as Rusev, has confirmed he tested positive for COVID-19. Rusev, who was released in April along with dozens of co-workers who were laid or furloughed by WWE, revealed the news on a gaming live stream as captured by Fightful. Rusev posted a video to YouTube talking about the […]

Invisible Victims: How COVID-19 Impacts the Hollywood You Dont See

Invisible Victims: How COVID-19 Impacts the Hollywood You Don't See

As we're all still safer at home and spending more time re-watching TV shows, I urge you to take a closer look at them. No, not moving closer to your television; watch the frames more closely and think about what it took to make that scene come to life. A concert scene in Bohemian Rhapsody? […]

AEW Details Plans to Support COVID-19 Relief at Fight for the Fallen

AEW Details Plans to Support COVID-19 Relief at Fight for the Fallen

On behalf of everyone at AEW, and our fans, I thank both groups for their commitment to our home community of Jacksonville and North Florida and hope we can all come together to do what we can to support their mission. So that's AEW's plan for Fight for the Fallen, an event which was seemingly thrown[...]