I’m addicted to documentaries; tiny ones that no one has ever heard of. Netflix Instant has been a godsend for finding my fringe documentary fix.  The last two I watched were Running the Sahara, the story of three men who, you guessed it, ran across the Sahara Desert, and Pulling John, the story of three of the premier arm wrestlers in the world.

John Brzenk (the “John” of the title) became the world arm wrestling champion in 1983 and didn’t lose an arm wrestling match (a “pull”) for the next 25 years.  You might recognize him from the 1987 Sylvester Stallone arm…

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