– A video surfaced Thursday showing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in a rambling rage, using threatening words such as “kill” and “murder.” Former WWE Superstar Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake attempted to speak with Ford at Toronto City Hall, but was escorted out by security after cutting a promo on the embattled mayor while advertising a submarine sandwich.
– Savio Vega is the latest addition to the Alumni section on WWE.com. The website is branding him as one of the unexpected heroes of WWE’s “New Generation,” and acknowledges his path to the organization through Puerto Rican professional wrestling.
– AVClub.com has published an article naming the nineteen least essential entertainments from 1993 and Mr. Nanny starring Hulk Hogan heads the dubious list—the movie was shot during Hogan’s hiatus from WWE following WrestleMania VIII.
The website labels Hogan’s early 1990s outside-the-ring ventures with the following: “Tuba-voiced pro wrestler Hulk Hogan was a ubiquitous media presence throughout the ’90s, trying his hand at everything from music (1995’s Hulk Rules) to restaurants (the terrifyingly punctuated Hulk Hogan’s Pastamania!) despite showing very little talent for anything that didn’t involve leg drops.”