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Look Ma, I wrote a book!

Posted in Uncategorized on August 10, 2014 by joeonthego

Book Cover- GRAPPLERIt’s been awhile since I blogged at ya, but I’ve been really busy and I swear that I have a good reason. In fact, I have some physical proof. Look ma: I wrote a book! Continue reading

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In Sickness and in Health

Posted in Uncategorized on February 4, 2014 by joeonthego
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I waited three decades for this party.

I am still recovering from one of the most exhilarating weekends of my life. I spent Sunday night dancing in the streets of Seattle with my best friends and thousands of complete strangers. On the surface, we were celebrating a Super Bowl victory. We shared hugs, laughter and even some tears. I know, I know: what kind of loser cries over a football game? Well, this loser does. Because some times a game can be about much more than Xs and Os. Continue reading

Hello Net- long time no see!

Posted in Uncategorized on November 7, 2013 by joeonthego

Hey everyone- Please excuse the tumbleweeds that have been blowing through this dusty old blog. Yes, it has been almost half a year since my last posting and if there were a Blog Protective Services, this baby would have been snatched away from me months ago. But I swear, your honor- I have an excuse! Continue reading

My Uncut Adventure

Posted in Uncategorized on June 18, 2013 by joeonthego

With two of PWU's finest: Mr. Ooh-La-La and Jeremy Blanchard. JB's expression says it all.

With two of PWU’s finest: Mr. Ooh-La-La and Jeremy Blanchard. JB’s expression says it all.

It was one of the most unpredictable, unbelievable and unforgettable chapters of my television career. But now, my six month adventure as a professional wrestling announcer has come to an end. It’s time for me to bid a very fond farewell to Portland Wrestling Uncut. Continue reading

Learning the Ropes

Posted in Uncategorized on October 27, 2012 by joeonthego
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Pitching an idea to “Rowdy” Roddy. He hasn’t hit me with a coconut yet, so he must like it.

After 13 years in the news biz, I have finally branched out into a new television venture. Don’t ask me how this happened, but I am now working on a professional wrestling show alongside a roster of tough guys, a masked legend of the Northwest ring wars and a Hall of Famer who has gone toe-to-toe with Muhammad Ali, Mr. T and Cyndi Lauper. Cue up the bagpipes-  Portland Wrestling is back!

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A tale of two brothers

Posted in Uncategorized on September 4, 2012 by joeonthego

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The guy in the scrubs is either a mayor or a state representative. The guy in the glasses is a reporter or a nerd or both.

You will never, ever, ever see me endorse a politician or political party on this blog. As a reporter, it would be unprofessional. As a hardcore cynic that finds idiots on both sides of the aisle, it would be out of character. But today, I will be watching the Democratic National Convention and two brothers that I met years ago in the Alamo City. Continue reading

As Seen on TV

Posted in Uncategorized on July 5, 2012 by joeonthego

Perhaps this summer’s most talked about TV show centers on the world of broadcast news. My wife (a news anchor) and I always get excited about any show or movie about “the biz”. But if you really want to learn about television news, it’s important that you not believe everything you see on TV (or read in a blog).

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