Getting Schooled About Pro Wrestling

Professional wrestling was in vogue in the mid-1980s. My group of college friends qualified as “pencil-neck geeks” and we harbored no illusions of ever facing off in the squared circle. We imitated the simplest greco roman grappling holds and mimicked the colorful promos (monologues challenging other performers) and watched the weekly programs and quarterly pay-per-view events.

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Jeffrey Cohen

Jeffrey Cohen

Longtime writer and crank. Articles come from more than 30 years in journalism and corporate communications. Follow my podcast at MrJeff2000.podbean.com.