Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

Hey look, Scott Raab in Esquire and Bill Simmons in ESPN the Magazine write the exact same article about Mickey Rourke in Darren Aronofsky’s newest, The Wrestler: “Rourke is a jerk and he’s playing himself as washed up and talent wasted”. Simmons did spice it up a little at the end by telling wrestling when they can have him back as a fan.

When it institutes a pension plan for retired wrestlers, when there’s an off-season that mirrors those of the major sports so bodies can recover, when it cracks down on all enhancers, when someone explains to me why I shouldn’t care that so many ghosts showed up for my private screening.

Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

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