World Wrestling Insanity: The Decline and Fall of a Family Empire

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ECW Press, Nov 16, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 300 pages
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In an industry where nothing is real and no one actually wins or loses, the possibilities for manipulation are endless. The nepotism, backward logic, and power plays behind the World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) downfall are exposed in this indictment of wrestling's first family. An analysis of the McMahons' poorly written scripts discloses how nepotism and vanity have taken over their creativity, while input from many well-known figures provides details on the complicated and seemingly endless web of manipulation that has led to such questionable behaviors as locker-room hazing and sexual indiscretions. WWE's racist undertones are also discussed, with a firsthand account on how being black affected one wrestler's match with a world champion.
 

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User Review  - broderick - Overstock.com

An interesting behindthescenes perspective of Mr. McMahon and why his wrestling company is stumbling badly these days. Not sure it breaks much new ground but it does well in tying everything together ... Read full review

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Between an electric shock and reading the book ,I would choose the former . The book is a rant box of a person to his boss . If you want to delude yourself with lies and rumor you should give it a try . This is worst book ever written upon wrestling .

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James Guttman is a columnist for the Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter and the author of the weekly JG's Raw Insanity?one of the InternetÓ3 most beloved and controversial weekly wrestling columns. He writes for London Publishing's family of magazines and has launched the wrestling website worldwrestlinginsanity.com. He lives in Plainview, New York.

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