Swimming With Piranhas By Howard Brody

Swimming With Piranhas - Howard Brody

This review has been a long time coming. Partially because it took me forever and a day to finish the book. Swimming with Piranhas: Surviving the Politics of Professional Wrestling was written by former president of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) Howard Brody. In it, he gives a first hand account of how he managed to navigate the political backroom dealings that plague the world of professional wrestling. He goes into (with great… sometimes too great) … Continue reading

Ways To Improve Pro Wrestling

Hulk Hogan

I’ve had the idea for this post for quite a while now and I’m finally getting around to actually writing it.  I’m not quite sure where its headed, but I’m guessing it’s going to be a bit of a rant.  For those readers that aren’t in the mood to listen to me bitch about what’s wrong with the wrestling feel free to move along. Still with me?  OK… here goes.  In no particular order. Mandatory … Continue reading

It’s A Sad Day Wrestling Fans – Jake Has Been Snakebit

Jake "The Snake" Roberts

I’ve been a wrestling fan for probably 25 years now.  I’ve watched the WWF, WWE, NWA, WCW, ECW and a whole bunch of others that are too crappy to mention (GLOW anyone???).  One of my all-time favorite wrestlers is Jake “The Snake” Roberts.  He was never the biggest or baddest in the ring and he never won a major title (at least that I can remember).  But he was the best damn performer that I … Continue reading