Vids I Dig 221: Whang!: Backyard Wrestlers Vs. Grandma’s Lazyboy – Angelfire Adventures

Taken from Justin Whang’s YouTube description: Backyard Wrestling was a staple of early 2000s Internet culture. Because of the non-existent budgets of these wrestling companies, they made do with what they had, up to and including the living room furniture. In this episode of Angelfire Adventures, I unearth the ruins one such backyard wrestling fed.

Vids I Dig 209: Whang!: The Haunted eBay Painting – Tales From the Internet

Taken from Justin Whang’s YouTube description: Haunted items have been a staple of eBay since the beginning. Mostly famously, in February of 2000, a user named mrnoreserve listed a painting of a young boy and a creepy doll, claiming that the figures leave the painting at night. It was later identified as The Hands Resist Him by Bill Stoneham, which was created the the 70s. This is the story of that painting’s journey to eBay and what’s become of it since.

Vids I Dig 182: Whang!: Woody Harrelson: The Worst Reddit AMA Ever! – Tales From the Internet

Taken from Justin Whang’s YouTube description: Reddit AMAs have become standard for celebrities on promotional runs, just as common as talk show appearances. And to this day, Woody Harrelson’s AMA promoting the movie Rampart in 2012 remains one of the most disastrous, most well remembered AMAs of all time, and set the standard for what not to do when promoting a movie on reddit.

Vids I Dig 149: Whang!: Wrestling E-Feds – Angelfire Adventures

Taken from Justin Whang’s YouTube description: The rise of the Internet in the late ’90s coincided with the most popular period in pro wrestling “The Attitude Era”. As such, wrestling and early Internet culture are inextricably tied. This was expressed with South Park Wrestlers, Fan Sites and E-Feds, which were roleplaying organizations in which fans created or took on the persona of existing wrestlers. In this episode of Angelfire Adventures, I browse what remains of some wrestling e-feds