Rowdy

On July 31st, 2015, Roddy Piper tragically passed away at the age of 61.  Prior to his death, Roddy was writing a new book about his early years and subsequent career both in the ring and in Hollywood.  As a tribute to their father, daughter, Ariel, and son Colton, picked up where he left off…

Titan Screwed

In 1997, three organizations battled for sports entertainment supremacy. You had the juggernaut WWF (World Wrestling Federation), who despite a massively successful 1980s, had entered a cooling off period as it struggled to find its footing amid a steady stream of superstar exits. You had Ted Turner’s WCW (World Championship Wrestling), a company filled with…

Titan Shattered

Titan Shattered, the sequel to last year’s Titan Sinking: The Decline of the WWF in 1995, picks up in 1996 during a tumultuous time in Vince McMahon’s wrestling empire.  Feeling the increased pressure from rival organization World Championship Wrestling and their attractive guaranteed contracts, McMahon would struggle throughout 1996 to keep the talent he already…

Damn! Why Did I Write This Book?

In a world filled with long-winded, self-indulgent memoirs, Jayson Paul’s (a.k.a. JTG) “Damn!  Why Did I Write This Book?” is an interesting experience.  If you’re like me and really buy these books for all the wacky backstage antics, you’re certainly not going to be disappointed.  The bulk of JTG’s brief sixty page magnum opus takes…

Capitol Revolution

Ever wonder how the McMahon family became sports entertainment tycoons?  It’s all here in Tim Hornbaker’s Capitol Revolution: The Rise of the McMahon Wrestling Empire. I received a free copy from ECW Press in exchange for an honest review. Hornbaker goes back, waaaay back, to the beginning of the 20th century to discuss the roots…