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Roman Reigns is far from my favourite wrestler, but cancer is no joke. Genuinely hoping he’ll bounce back from this new and improved #tweet


Seeing some ragging on BBQ pork buns in my timeline and I won’t be having it #tweet


Back on my very slow Thunder journey (24 eps in now) and I’m just learning that CIMA was in WCW for a hot minute #tweet


Lost my Duolingo streak ‘cause I was feeling too ill to do my daily lesson or even buy a streak freeze. Sad face #tweet


Can George Hook please disappear down the same slime pit Kevin Myers slithered into? #tweet


Waking up in the middle of the night with an uncontrollable shiver despite being quite warm wasn’t the best start to the weekend #tweet


Further to this point: can we please keep bigots, conspiracy nuts, anti-vax coddlers and general ne’er-do-wells off any future bill for the Áras, please? https://t.co/VL2pEHoP1r #tweet


It’s a week till the Irish Presidential vote and blasphemy referendum and there’s only one way to go on both, in all seriousness #tweet


I’m at the NUJ Freelance Forum in Dublin today so please do say hello if you see me this afternoon #tweet


Four episodes into Maniac and honestly, I’d rather watch a show about Linda and Bruce than all that Terry Gilliam knock-off shtick #tweet


There’s a comic con on in Dublin this weekend? This afternoon is literally the first I’ve heard about it #tweet


Only in the door and have to change the DNS settings on the router to get around the hames eir made of it earlier today #tweet


So busy this week I haven’t had a chance to get excited about seeing so many New Japan wrestlers in one place tomorrow night #tweet


Still breezy outside but lucky to escape the worst of Storm Callum up here #tweet


Can I ask something: is the Circle line not good enough for Fiona Bruce? #tweet


Finished work early tonight; time to give these dried out, bloodshot eyes a break #tweet


Another Budget, another confirmation that this State is a neoliberal hellscape #tweet


Last-minute editing work means no KOPW for me till… actually I’ll likely only have time for the highlights before the weekend https://t.co/xWjvMjutrd #tweet


No King of Pro-Wrestling for me till tomorrow so I should probably mute those hashtags #tweet


Can’t say I’m surprised the UFC booked a schmozz to end last night’s show since they’re so desperate for attention #tweet


I’m assuming that Bryan/Miz match was cut for time. It fits with Bryan’s history, etc. But it was not good, the cadence was all wrong. And the crowd picked up on it #WWESSD https://t.co/viHdk2L8QZ #tweet


No pre-show for tomorrow’s Super Show-Down, I notice #tweet


Uh oh, the parcel of stuff I ordered last week is being palmed off to Fastway. Shall I toss a coin to see if it arrives? #tweet


Oh, and I finally got a digital subscription to The Wire that was much cheaper than expected. That’s a lot of back issues to read, so #tweet


Picked up my new spectacles this evening so I’ll be spending the night getting used to them #tweet


They will literally do anything except build houses, won’t they? #tweet


I heard Snail Mail playing over the PA in a shopping centre this morning. Things like that stick with me #tweet


I’ll be with everyone in spirit at #RaiseTheRoof this afternoon. I know my union @NUJofficial will be there to make a stand #tweet


This thing about barroom brawls… real physical fights make me uncomfortable. Never seen one, never been in one. Maybe that’s why I like pro wrestling (and even MMA; there’s an element of control) https://t.co/hhJCvB2vcA #tweet


There are 10 members of the New Japan roster coming to Ireland in a week and a half. One step closer to a Liger visit #tweet


Watching yesterday’s NJPW Long Beach show and Bee just pointed out that Marty Scurll nicked his hairstyle from Sokka in Avatar: The Last Airbender #tweet


It’s just dawned on me that Road House and Ghost are two films in which Patrick Swayze throws down #tweet


Finished in the top half of the MeFi Baseball league and on triple-digit points, too. Not bad, not bad at all #tweet


Wire, performing songs from their classic first three albums live on German TV’s Rockpalast in 1979. #video


Was feeling down on myself this morning but then I remembered there’s wrestling on tonight #tweet


I wonder how Howard Finkel is doing #tweet


I am following the thing vicariously through the rest of you and I can’t even #tweet