Train Like A Power Ranger

Power Rangers

Power Rangers

The actors who played the power rangers in the recently released tv-to-film adaptation Power Rangers come by their physically demanding ninja skills quite genuinely.

Sarah tracked the various rangers’ workouts for an Asian World Of Martial Arts piece.

To read it go here.

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Attacking Mothers With Autistic Children Is Wrong

Apparently one of the great joys in life for cruel people is to harshly judge mothers of various stripes.

This is particularly the case for mothers of children with autism.

Sarah wrote about why this is tremendously uncool in a piece for The Establishment.

To read it go here.

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YouTube Playlists: Shark Attacks, Faceplants, Billy Corgan

Shark bites diving cage

Shark bites diving cage

Ditch TV, the website I curated a bajillion video playlists for, is now RIP and apparently an impassable “insecure connection,” according to my web browser.

That’s ok, though. The work I did for them lives on.

Here are some of the playlists I did for them back in the day:

Remembering Lollapalooza 2010

Brilliant Rap Songs From 2010

Scary Ass Shark Attacks

The Painful Art Of The Faceplant

This Is Billy Corgan’s America

New Pornographers’ Still Bruisin’

15 Great Tiny Desk Concerts

The Unique Style Of 80s CanRock

Last Shadow Puppets Got Style

 

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The Art Of The Hockey Fight

A hockey fight

A hockey fight

Considering that Sarah was brought up in an anti-hockey fight household, when Fightland tasked her with writing about hockey players dropping the gloves, it was bound to result in a particularly hot hottake.

Her summation: hockey players aren’t particularly good technical fighters and she still doesn’t really understand why they fight in the first place.

To read the story click here.

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Robin Black Exits The Fight Network

Robin Black

Robin Black

Expert MMA analyst, occasional glam rocker and friend to the Risky Fuel household Robin Black was recently let go from his job at The Fight Network in a massive purge at the station.

We have reason to believe Black will land on his feet after this, though.

Sarah explained why in a piece for Fightland.

To read it click here.

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Serious Analysis Of The People’s Elbow And Other Wrestling Moves

The Rock starts the people's elbow

The Rock starts the people’s elbow

The People’s Elbow, the signature finishing move performed by occasional grappler/full-time movie star The Rock, is one of the most electrifying moves in all of pro wrestling.

But why is it so effective?

Sarah tried to apply a certain amount of science to this and other pro wrestling finishers in a piece for Fightland.

To read the story click here.

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Abraham Licoln, Street Fighter

Abraham Lincoln, street fighter

Abraham Lincoln, street fighter

Perhaps inspired by the face we’ve been casually rewatching Clone High here in the Risky Fuel HQ, Sarah recently wrote a piece about the surprising street fighting history of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.

Apparently Lincoln wasn’t afraid to throw down to prove a point. Which is perhaps a good reminder of what used to be when we have to look at what we have right now.

To read the piece head over to Fightland by clicking here.

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