It's been a tough week for fans of WWE as the Royal Rumble managed to let down pretty much everyone's expectations (and that's putting it nicely). It wasn't just the fans of Daniel Bryan that were hurt, but the fans of quality wrestling. The Royal Rumble was a misstep in so many ways that you can't help but to feel sorry for the people who competed in it. So, let's exchange our anger for empathy and figure out who we should feel the most sorry for coming out of Sunday. Read more
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As Jason at Wrestlespecitve would say, fantasy booking is for dorks. It doesn't matter how smart you think you are (and I consider myself to be very smart like Lanny Poffo) or how many shoot interviews you've watched and books you've read, you still aren't a professional wrestling writer. (Everyone knows you need to have at least one IMDB credit to be one of those.) As much as we think about booking decisions there is nothing that we can really do about them. There is no way that we can influence them. The odds are, we will never get that job.
That doesn't mean that we can't dream though. Every wrestling fan, just like every baseball or football fan, knows that things would be better if they were in charge. "If they just did things my way then business would be through the roof," we think. It's why we play games like Total Extreme Wrestling, it's why we complain when things don't go our way. It's just a part of who we are.
So screw it. I'm a dork and I am going to do some fantasy booking. Read more