Inside the Infamous “Plane Ride From Hell”

By Darreck Kirby
Project Shanks Creative Director

If you’re a wrestling fan and have been since the early 2000s, then you’ve probably heard of the “plane ride from hell.” If not, hey, you’ve come to the right place!

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Wrestlemania 33 – Grades, Reviews, and Reaction

Wrestlemania has come and once more and Project Shanks is here to break down the matches, the booking, and deal out some much needed reaction and grades.

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Shanks Book It – Wrestlemania 33

In this first installment, our WWE writers breakdown the biggest PPV cards of the year and explain where they went wrong and how we would do it better.


The Way They Booked It


Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal: Thus far, the likes of Mojo Rawley, Apollo Crews, Big Show and Curt Hawkins have been announced as participants in this year’s Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. And while other competitors have yet to be announced, it’s likely we’ll see another surprise appearance from Shaq given his one-on-one match with the Big Show fell through. [Read more…]

5 Superstars We’d Love to See in NXT

Functioning as the WWE’s developmental brand, NXT is often viewed as a throwback to the days of territorial wrestling, where new talent can be groomed over time rather than thrown before millions while they are still green. As such, fans of NXT tend to be die-hards privy to the product and inner-workings of the business. This can not only produce raucous crowds but with time, bonafide stars.

In recent years this method has led to the rise of guys like Samoa Joe, Bobby Roode, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Austin Aries and so on. But who out there on the indie scene could lead the next wave of WWE talent? Here are the five indie wrestlers we’d like to see in NXT. [Read more…]

Big 12 Football Predictions from a Very Special Guest

By Brandon Carter
PSDC Contributor 

(Editor’s Note:  Brandon Carter played college football for Texas Tech where he was an offensive lineman.  Carter spent time in the NFL with the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Dallas Cowboys.  Now, Brandon has decided to pursue one of his life-long passions, wrestling.  Carter recently signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment.)

1. Kansas State vs. TCU

I think this game will be a fight and will be closer than most think. TCU has a better team than their record portrays, but Kansas State just does not make mistakes and will come out on top in the end. [Read more…]