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…

The Grappler

Lynn Denton’s The Grappler: Memoirs of a Masked Madman is the Forrest Gump of wrestling books.  The man may not have been known on the world stage, but he was around during one of the biggest eras in wrestling interacting with some of the biggest names in the industry. Although he worked with household names…

The Hardcore Truth

Bob Howard spent nearly fifteen years performing all over the world as “Hardcore Holly”, a tough-guy wrestler in WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment).  After retiring in 2010, Holly chose to write a memoir detailing his time in the business.  While Holly didn’t achieve true superstardom, he was a loyal, dependable worker who maintained a featured spot…

WWE: 50

  World Wrestling Entertainment just surpassed their fiftieth anniversary and what better way to celebrate their history than with a massive coffee table book!  Author Kevin Sullivan (no, not that Kevin Sullivan) takes the reader from the promotion’s early beginnings as Capitol Wrestling Corporation to the boom period of the 1980s, to the envelope-pushing programming…