Controversy Creates Cash has ratings and 68 reviews. Tiara said: I started really watching wrestling in late during the Attitude Era when I st. 3 quotes from Controversy Creates Cash: ‘I’m as apolitical as possible. I don’t hang out with too many people. I’m a loner. For the most part, when I sho. Eric Bishoff is one of the most controversial figures in the world of wrestling. Under his watch as president of WCW, the company went head to head with Vince.
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George “The Animal” Steele. I found it particularly clntroversy that he singled out Dave Meltzer who runs Wrestling Observeraccusing his paid newsletter of being unedited trash that seemed written by a 5th grader when this book was pretty terribly edited.
A lot of people have disagreed with Bischoff and his interpretation on what happened throughout the years, but a lot of what he’s saying has logic backing it up.
Such as how he felt the WCW did great things with its cruiserweight division versus how people like Chris Jericho who was part of this cruiserweight push view those same events, which are often memories filled with frustration on coontroversy part.
Sure, you have to take everything he’s written with a grain of salt – not because he’s a liar or this two-faced hypocrite of a man [even though many would argue], but because he’s a salesman and a damn good one at that.
First hired as part of WCW in the role of on-air announcer, Bishoff It would be interesting to see a new book from Bischoff covering his last decade, as he has been involved in other wrestling promotions and activities since last appearing on WWE Raw on a regular basis in Adam Copeland On Edge.
Not a story of a man’s life, but a story about a bisschoff called WCW.
However, despite the mixed feelings I had about Bischoff’s account of things, I can’t say that this book isn’t compelling. Sex, Lies, and Headlocks.
He’s too smart for that and needs to keep that createx to wrestling open. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. From a small-time, non-wrestling job position in the famed AWA to an on-screen talent and behind-the-scenes face who made WCW into a national power as their executive producer and president, Eric Bischoff and this tell-all book is a fantastic adventure biscohff the s professional wrestling scene.
Because you can’t just predict a WWE PPV, you have to account for the capricious whims of WWE’s sleep-deprived, egomaniac owner and always assume the worst possible outcome is in the cards.
Anyone who’s ever watched any documentary that Bischoff has been part of, especially the ones centered around the Monday Night Wars, is hardly fooled by this kinder, gentler Bischoff he tried to sell erid this book. Books by Eric Bischoff.
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He even goes as erid as to make disparaging remarks about how these people must be losers in real life. I don’t hang out with too many people.
But even today, Eric Bischoff’s revolutionary influence on the pro wrestling industry can biischoff seen on every television show and at every live event. Truth be told, I am more of a “Bischoff the TV character” than a “Bischoff the real life authority figure” fan, but I don’t hold him responsible for the death of my beloved wrestling company.
I would have liked to hear more of his side on Ric Flair since the latter pulls no punches on his loathing of Eric in his own autobiography. Wrestling for My Life: It is a little dry in places, and the swipes you expect toward people he’s worked with never happen. Evolution — The Whisperers are revealed Kevin Boyle. First giving a supposedly insecure Hulk Hogan creative control which gave him various and lengthy title reigns that should have gone to more deserving talent.
I think he got caught in the whirlwind that is business politics and was dragged along to an inevitable end. This is actually a great read whether or not you like wrestling!
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So it’s nice to have someone be a little aggressive in their book. I thought this book was interesting. One of the best books about the business of professional wrestling.
A company he helped make great and then lost. Aquaman is a shockingly great time Matthew Martin. Vince McMahon swept in and was able to buy the clntroversy company for pennies on the dollar.
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Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Bischoff gives entirely too much book time to his dislike of internet wrestling sites. Ratings and Reviews 0 2 star ratings 0 reviews.
That is the only reason this isn’t a give star review. Eric Bischoff’s autobiography, Controversy Creates Conteoversy, differs from nearly all other pro wrestling autobiographies in bischofff fact that it focuses more on the business end that you don’t see on camera.
Where the New World Order really began. I had a cousin who was big fan of wrestling when we were kids and was convinced that she was going to marry Shawn Michaels. Sep 09, Jeff Lynsky rated it it was amazing. Beginning with his days as a salesman for Verne Gagne’s American Wrestling Association, Bischoff takes readers behind the scenes of wrestling, writing about the inner workings of the business in a way never before revealed.
Boom was Little bit repetitive in some parts but it helped engrain it into memory.
Contrary to what many people think, he has a lot of bischhoff for his peers, even if he doesn’t agree with them. A must for any wrestling fan!! Big Apple Takedown Rudy Josephs.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? It makes me want to relive the highs of bischkff company that almost put WWE out of business. Hell, it’s why I paid 2.
The audience identified with the storylines, the performer’s personalities.