Has a book changed your life?

Stories are one of the most meaningful ways we can connect with people. They are an integral part of the way we communicate. Often, we first experience stories in the form of books read to us as children. Has a book changed your life? Many have changed mine. Read on for my thoughts on this question and the power of storytelling.

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Icons Of Wrestling: December 17, 2022

Photo by George Tahinos

Yesterday, I stopped by the Icons of Wrestling convention at the ECW Arena (a.k.a. 2300 Arena) to meet several of the people I interviewed for my book about the first 20 years of TNA/IMPACT Wrestling and to secure additional interviews for my project. Read on for more details.

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Book Daily Deal — Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling by Bret Hart

Today’s Book Daily Deal is one of the greatest pro wrestling autobiographies ever, Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling by Bret Hart, for 67% less than the regular price. Buy this book on Amazon, and read on for more information.

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WWE Raw: Ultimate Warrior’s Last Public Appearance

The night after WWE WrestleMania XXX in New Orleans, the Ultimate Warrior was on Monday Night Raw for what would wind up being his last public appearance. Thankfully, I was one of the thousands in attendance that night. Below is a video I shot of the Ultimate Warrior’s last public appearance and last time in a WWE ring.

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Philadelphia Hosting WrestleMania 40

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, PHL Sports and WWE are proud to announce that Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia will host WWE’s pop-culture extravaganza, WrestleMania 40, on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, 2024. The news was first reported by Philadelphia Inquirer and Sports Business Journal.

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Vince McMahon Retires

Today, WWE announced that Vince McMahon retired. Below is the full announcement.

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NWA United States Tag Team Championships Returns at NWA 74

The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) has a storied history which includes a number of different championships and belts. With the recent success of the NWA, owned by William Patrick Corgan, and the level of interest in tag team wrestling seen during the recent Crockett Cup pay-per-views, the NWA is proud to announce we are reviving the NWA United States Tag Team Championships. 

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Book Update: Brian James

Oh, you didn’t know? The latest interview for my book about the first 20 years of TNA/IMPACT Wrestling was with the legendary Brian James. As someone who grew up watching Brian as The Roadie with Jeff Jarrett, Road Dogg in The New Age Outlaws and D-Generation X, and B.G. James in TNA, I was thrilled to have the chance to speak with him at length.

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Movie Trailer: The Resurrection of Jake the Snake

The Resurrection of Jake the Snake is one of the most powerful documentaries ever made. You don’t have to be a pro wrestling fan to appreciate it. Check out the movie trailer below, and watch the full documentary here.

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Diamond Dallas Page: Relentless Movie Trailer

Michael with the founder of DDP Yoga, Diamond Dallas Page.

Have you watched the Diamond Dallas Page documentary Relentless? Check out the movie trailer below to see what it’s all about, and watch the full documentary here.

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