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RIP, Rowdy Roddy Piper...

...Damn, homie.  First, we lose Dusty Rhodes.  And then, my personal favorite of all time, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper departs this Earth?!  Come on, God!  Enough already!  The Dave Man insists "enough!"

Anyway, in Roddy Piper, no wrestler was better on the mic, no wrestler was more fascinating in and out of the ring to watch, no wrestler was as entertaining as the "Hot Rod".  From the kilt, to the bagpipes, to Piper's Pit, to his legendary feuds with Hulk Hogan, and more, Roddy was simply the greatest.  If Hogan became the ultimate good guy of wrestling, the Luke Skywalker of the then-WWF, then Piper was clearly its Darth Vader.  He was utterly superb.  God speed, Roddy!  Somewhere in Heaven, I'm sure you're shaving Adrian Adonis' head as we speak!  Peace!

- "East Side" Dave