For starters, Chris “The self professed Authority” Schulz is still disgusted with TNA. Yawn. I see that he’s going to come up with some ideas to help the show. I’ll be waiting with bells and whistles. I think i know what they’re going to be, though. Probably some form of Ring of Honor Invasion where a bunch of 160 lb. kids that have no clue how to sell hit the ring on Kevin Nash and Sting and put them through tables while a bunch of ROH fans that drove 800 mile from up north and stood in line for five hours to get into the tapings while starting “Fire Russo” chants outside scream “This is Awesome” and “Holy Shit” at the top of their lungs. Or maybe it’ll be something like Curryman unmasks and reveals he’s Chris Daniels and challenges Samoa Joe to a ten hour iron man match at the next ppv. Either way I can’t wait.
Jeff hamlin of the wrestlingobserver.com had some fascinating stuff in his review. For starters, he rated a six second match between Petey Williams and Machismo as a DUD, even though the spot before the match where Petey stomped Lethal’s head in the case was worth three stars alone(ok, that was a shameless plug since I was the agent.) In his summary is where an excamation point is put on the fact that these guys just don’t get it.
James Caldwell of pwtorch.com said some things that I bet he wishes he could take back. First off, don’t assume that everyone that paid for the last ppv feels stupid that Joe and Kurt are going to have their rematch on free tv. Would it be a better idea to tell them to pay for the same match again, for the same price? That’s not too bright. The main problem with these guys is that they assume that fans that don’t read the internet sites are mindless morons that need everything explained to them. To quote,”Backstage: Lauren caught up with Christian and Rhino, who was sporting a Detroit Tigers jersey. No jokes on the record. Christian said he and Rhino patched everything up. Rhino started to talk, but Team 3D interrupted. OK, so instead of keeping in the moment, the camera revealed there are other cameras and they’re on a giant set. So, they basically revealed it’s a TV show to take you right out of the moment. Why on God’s green earth TNA did this is beyond me. Ray asked “Terry” what’s wrong with him and what happened to the cool dude from ECW. First ECW reference at 8:14. Man, I had second quarter hour on that one. Ray then brought out his back-up and they beat down Christian and Rhino in a complete farce of a segment with them revealing it’s all just a TV show. This was officially the worst segment of all-time.” Uh, James, two things. Number one, most fans don’t think wrestling’s real and know it’s just a tv show. Do you think the fans think that the show is produced without the use of camers? Are you serious? What do you think the fans think the show uses to get the shots? Magic? Number two, THE SHOW IS PRODUCED AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS! Do you think the fans don’t know what’s in a television studio?? What, in your opinion, would a television studio consist of? I guess in your opinion television studios shouldn’t have their cameras in plain view, that they should be put in the closet when they’re not being used. Mr. Caldwell claims that this made it officially the worst segment of all time, when the reality is that his critique might be the stupidest of all time.
Wade Keller has some funny criticisms, too. He seems obsessed with the fact that he thinks the fans need to know what happens during the commercial breaks in between matches of taped shows. OK. “Here’s what happened during commercial break. Look at the agony on Robert Roode’s face as Booker T applied a rear chinlock that nearly caused him to pass out!” If SOMETHING happens during the break, then we’ll show it.
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