Press

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2010-11

 2016

The Bold Italic – Trump on Ice – November 4th, 2016

The Bold Italic – The Most Outrageous Show in the Bay Area… – October 12th, 2016

VIP Section – MVP talks with Broseph Joe Brody and DARK Sheik – August 13th, 2016

Broke Ass Stuart- The Weird World of Underground Wrestling in Oakland – July 18th, 2016

Brittany Wonder on Booking The Territory Podcast – April 27th, 2016

North Gate Radio – Pro Wrestlers Throw Down in Heels – March 10th, 2016

OZY – This is Hoodslam: Oakland’s Craziest, Raunchiest Fight Night – February 6th, 2016

Reno Gazette – Hoodslam: Raunchy pro-wrestling ‘pirates’ in Reno – January 15, 2016

2015

The Five: Allison and Anthony Get Drunk and Go To HOODSLAM- PART ONE – May 5, 2015
Everything Is Already Something: Allison and Anthony Get Drunk and Go To HOODSLAM, PART 2 – May 6, 2015
How Stoner Wrestling Became A Global Phenomenon – December 30, 2015


The Laney Tower – Hoodslam: THIS IS REAL – April 30, 2015

The Stoner Brothers, Rick Scott and Scott Rick, toss Jonny “Drinko” Butabi high in the air to set him up for a “Rizz Bomb,” their finishing move.

The Stoner Brothers, Rick Scott and Scott Rick, toss Jonny “Drinko” Butabi high in the air to set him up for a “Rizz Bomb,” their finishing move.


Huffington Post – 21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals – February 19, 2015

“On the first Friday of every month, Oakland Metro Operahouse hosts Hoodslam, where wrestlers/performance artists ‘perform’ for fans. It’s insanely awesome, and on the first Thursday of every month there are also variety shows.” — Alan B.


 

Maxim – The Most Beautiful Underground Wrestling Documentary You’ll See All Day – February 10, 2015

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Al Jazeera – Underground wrestling a hit in Oakland – February 9, 2015


The New York Times – Pro Wrestling, Rated R – February 27, 2015

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This is Hoodslam: Oakland’s Craziest, Raunchiest Fight Night – January 12th, 2015

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2014

Ace of Geeks: Why the Future of Pro Wrestling is the Death of Kayfabe – December 12th, 2014

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L.A. Times – Welcome to Hoodslam – Decemebr 11th, 2014

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L.A.Times – Inside the Pro Wrestling Ring: Up Close at Hoodslam – December 4th, 2014

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NPR.org Wacky Wrestlers of Yesterday – Nov 27th, 2014


 

Vice.com The Drunken, Bloody Pro Wrestling of Hoodslam isn’t for kids – November 4th, 2014


 

Cheap Popcast #32: Networking outside WWE – Sept 13, 2014 (@1:20 into the show)


 

Giant Bomb Podcast: Video Games & Pop culture – Sept 9, 2014 (@1:15 into the show)

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SFist – Your Friday Night Agenda: Hoodslam, Jack London Square, Bar and Bites Hopping – July 31, 2014


 

SF Weekly – Drunken American Storytelling: Western Culture Washes up on the Boozy Shores of a Wrestling Ring in West OaklandJuly 2, 2014

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2013

 

HOODSLAM in the SF ChronicleOctober 20, 2013


 

Condensed Audio from Hoodslam’s Visit to 107.7 The BoneJuly 19, 2013

 


 

Hoodslam: This is Real | The Pioneer OnlineJuly 11, 2013


 

A Cold One w/The Cold One Episode 10: Interview with Johnny Drinko Butabi July 10, 2013


 

“THIS IS REAL” by Will Bundy on Wine & BowtiesJuly 8, 2013


 

PWP Xtra Drake Younger: PWG, CZW, His Future and more – June 13, 2013


 

 

HOODSLAM in A’s Home Opener Coverage on KTVUApril 1, 2013


 

HOODSLAM on NBC Bay Area – March 8, 2013

 

2012


HOODSLAM in Oakland North – March 29, 2012

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RADICAN’S DVD REVIEW SERIES: “Hoodslam: So I Married a Hoodslammer” – February 16, 2012

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2010-11


Round and Round; My Return to Pro Wrestling – October 12, 2011


 

HOODSLAM in the Oakland Tribune – September 13, 2011


 

The Performant 45: Oh Rapture, up yours! – May 24, 2011

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RADICAN’S HOODSLAM DVD REVIEW SERIES “I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST HOODSLAM” – April 8, 2011

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HOODSLAM on Uptown Almanac – December 17, 2010