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R.I.P “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes; Goodbye to a Pro Wrestling Original; From the Archives, Our Conversation from 2003
CYInterview is saddened to hear of the passing of pro wrestling legend, The American Dream, Dusty Rhodes. He was 69. Today, World Wrestling Entertainment public relations representative Tara Carraro sent me a release on the passing of Mr. Rhodes. You can read it below:
“WWE is deeply saddened that Virgil Runnels, aka “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes — WWE Hall of Famer, three-time NWA Champion and one of the most captivating and charismatic figures in sports entertainment history — passed away today at the age of 69.
Runnels became a hero to fans around the world thanks to his work ethic, his impassioned interviews and his indomitable spirit. Moreover, Runnels was a dedicated father to WWE Superstars Goldust (Dustin Runnels) and Stardust (Cody Runnels), a caring husband and a creative visionary who helped shape the landscape of WWE long after his in-ring career had ended.
WWE extends its sincerest condolences to Runnels’ family, friends and colleagues.”
Having just done a CYInterview with a resident of the Land Down Under, we got to thinking about what illustrious personalities we have had the pleasure of speaking
Archived Gold: Chris Yandek’s Interview with “Macho Man” Randy Savage on Death, The Pro Wrestling Lifestyle, Miss Elizabeth and much more
For followers of professional wrestling and even pop culture, Randall Poffo aka “Macho Man” Randy Savage was one of the most recognizable superstars of the pro wrestling business.
With the recent announcement by just-retired, WWE Champion Edge that he was relinquishing the belt do to injuries – a diagnosis of cervical spinal stenosis is reported to
From the CY Archive: A 2001 Interview with Former WWE Women’s Champion, Superstar & Diva Trish Stratus
In this installment of From the CY Archive, Chris Yandek brings you his November 2001 interview with WWE Superstar and former women’s champion Trish Stratus. Trish was the
This past summer, the world of professional wrestling suffered its latest casualty. On August 27th, one of the business’s last legit, female performers, Luna Vachon, passed away. She
Captain Lou Albano was one of the greatest professional wrestlers, managers and entertainers of his era. He collaborated with musician Cyndi Lauper on numerous entertainment projects that would
Next week will be five years since wrestling legend Classy Freddie Blassie passed away at the age of 85. I was 17 at the time of our interview
I was informed today by one of my friends in the professional wrestling industry that the great Penny Banner had passed away last night at her daughter’s home