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2020: A Year To Remember

This time last year there was a lot of uncertainty in my life, both personally and professionally. Heading into 2020, I was hopeful that the year ahead would bring me good fortune and opportunity. Thankfully, I was correct. I had two amazing opportunities as a professional, and I personally had a great deal of good things happen too. However, what none of us could have anticipated was that a global pandemic would hit — and it hit hard.

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A Conversation With Exotic Adrian Street

“Exotic” Adrian Street is one of the most influential professional wrestlers ever and he was way ahead of time — keeping fans guessing with a gender-bending persona replete with provocative mannerisms and flashy attire. His new documentary, You May Be Pretty, But I Am Beautiful: The Adrian Street Story, is excellent, and you can read my review of it here. I sat down with Adrian for my first-ever video interview, and we talked for two hours! The interview covers his illustrious career, Adrian’s close calls with death, his thoughts on WWE, and much more. You can watch the full interview below. Enjoy!

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You May Be Pretty, But I Am Beautiful: The Adrian Street Story

Debuting on August 8, 1957, “Exotic” Adrian Street is, perhaps, the most influential professional wrestler you’ve never heard of. I only learned about this Welsh legend last year — and I know a great deal about wrestling — because I watched a documentary that aired on the WWE Network called Adrian Street: Imagine What I Could Do to You. One year later, this androgynous gender-bending brawler is back with his own documentary — You May Be Pretty, But I Am Beautiful: The Adrian Street Story — and it’s one every fan should see.

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