With the passing of the WrestleTalk TV Presents: The Jim Cornette UK Tour, we celebrate the ‘Louisville Slugger’ stepping foot in the United Kingdom for the first time in his historic career with a series of Jim Cornette related articles. In the first instalment, I discuss the importance Cornette places on confidence in professional wrestling. Continue reading
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The Jim Cornette Series: Ole Anderson and The Big Turn
In an appearance on ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin’s podcast, Jim Cornette revealed that one of the case studies he advised students at OVW to look into for cutting a good promo was the Ole Anderson interview, conducted for Georgia Championship Wrestling after ‘The Big Turn of 1980’.
Opening with Ole speaking with Gordon Solie in front of an angry audience screaming Continue reading
The Jim Cornette Series: Rock Says… Something New
With news coming out recently that The Rock is penning a sequel to his previous autobiography from 2000, WWF’s ‘The Rock Says’, I wanted to Continue reading
The Jim Cornette Series: New Writers
In the penultimate edition of the Jim Cornette series for this week, I wanted to outline a number of issues Jim Cornette has with ‘writing’ or aspiring writers in the world of professional wrestling, in order to both inform us and avoid verbal abuse at the upcoming seminar on How To Be A Manager and Booker this Sunday at the WrestleTalk TV studio. For the full in-depth verbal assassination Continue reading
Real Life Superhero Neal Adams, Part III: The Need for Batman?
Two episodes into the Neal Adams trilogy, we’re already filled to the brim with, as Kevin Smith would say, audio pornography. The third act explores real life superhero Neal Adams’ approach for The Caped Crusader before putting an even bigger twist on all things Cape & Cowl.
Adams tells Continue reading