RIP Howard Finkel, the Greatest Ring Announcer of All Time
I was so sad to hear this past Thursday that Howard Finkel had passed away. As the WWF / WWE's main ring announcer for so many years, he was one of the definitive voices of my childhood and beyond. The way he'd hit "NEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!" when announcing a title change gave it so much additional importance. And it was especially awesome when an Intercontinental Champion was crowned, or as the Fink would say it, INNNNNN-tercontinental Champi-OOONNNNNN!" If ever a human being could be said to own a word or two, Fink owned those two.:D RIP Howard Finkel. Let the bell ring 10 times.