Foley is Good

Author: Mick Foley

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061032417

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 608

View: 8401


In Foley Is Good, Mick Foley -- former Commissioner of the World Wrestling Federation, aka Cactus Jack, Dude Love, and Mankind -- picks up right where his smash #1 New York Times bestseller Have a Nice Day! left off, giving readers an inside look at the behind-the-scenes action in the Federation. With total honesty and riotous humor, Mick Foley shines a spotlight into some of the hidden corners of the World Wrestling Federation. From the ongoing controversy surrounding "backyard wrestling" to the real story behind his now-infamous "I Quit" match with The Rock, Foley covers all the bases in this hysterically funny roller-coaster ride of a memoir.

The Hardcore Diaries

Author: Mick Foley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416556788

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 2705


A three-time WWE champion shares first-person testimony about competing in the ring, in a personal account that describes one of his most important and challenging matches, his training methods, and some of his more dangerous wrestling stunts. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

Once a Week

Author: Eneas Sweetland Dallas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: England

Page: N.A

View: 9134


Pro Wrestling: A Comprehensive Reference Guide

Author: Lew Freedman

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440853517

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 305

View: 4730


This book provides readers with an abundance of information and historical perspective as well as entertaining and memorable anecdotes about professional wrestling. Readers will also learn unusual snippets of trivia that will enhance their comprehension of the sport. • Includes 100 entries featuring wrestlers, promoters, and wrestling facts • Surveys the history of wrestling as a sport in historical context • Identifies individuals who have revolutionized the sport • Invites readers to engage with the information by presenting it as narrative

The Tables All Were Broken

Author: Pat McNeill

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595224040

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 392

View: 4210


Pro wrestling is big business in North America, as millions of fans tune in every week on cable and network television. But in 2001, the business took a turn for the worse, and two of the three major wrestling promotions went out of business.Critically acclaimed wrestling columnist Pat McNeill of Pro Wrestling Torch was there for all the great (and not-so-great) wrestling moments of the year. This collection of McNeill's best work is pithy, insightful, tragic and comic. And that's not a bad thing, that's a good thing.

The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook

Author: Chris Jones,Genevieve Jolliffe

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826479884

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 768

View: 304


This third edition of the UK's best-selling filmmaker's bible, builds upon the most successful features of the previous books. Including illustrations, diagrams, and box-outs, this book comes with a DVD, packed with further interviews with filmmakers, as well as theatrical trailers.

WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment New Edition

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241488052

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

View: 9245


Delve into the world of WWE with the most expansive all-encompassing e-guide ever produced on sports entertainment! Get all the history, facts, and stats on the Superstars you love in the updated WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment. This bumper new edition packs more than 1,100 Superstars into more than 400 exciting pages, making it the perfect reference e-guide for the WWE universe. This expansive e-guide features the most controversial, charismatic, and revered Superstars from all eras and sports entertainment brands, including the most popular Superstars such as Bret "Hit Man" Hart, John Cena, Becky Lynch, Ronda Rousey, and The Rock. This encyclopedia covers it all, from the unbelievable championship wins and thrilling bouts on SmackDown, RAW and NXT, to the Royal Rumble and the grand spectacle of WrestleMania. With stunning visuals and in-depth commentary, the WWE Encyclopedia, 4th Edition brings together the entire WWE roster in one tremendous volume! Relive the history and excitement with this massive ebook dedicated to the thrilling world of WWE. TM & © 2020 WWE. All Rights Reserved.

Parts Unknown

Author: Michael Holmes

Publisher: Insomniac Press

ISBN: 189741482X

Category: Quant, Russell (Fictitious character)

Page: 88

View: 1323


Once again proving that no subject matter is beyond his poetic grasp, Michael Holmes now takes on the carnivalesque world of professional wrestling. With humour and bone-cracking language, Parts Unknown bridges the artificial trenches that established cultural endeavours have dug between themselves and their ''lowbrow'' athletic neighbours. These high-flying poems strut to their own music and enter the literary ring ready to rumble.

Have A Nice Day

Author: Mick Foley,Mankind,WWF

Publisher: HarperEntertainment

ISBN: 9780061031014

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 768

View: 6382


Mick Foley is a nice man, a family man who loves amusement parks and eating ice cream in bed. So how to explain those Japanese death matches in rings with explosives, golden thumbtacks and barbed wire instead of rope? The second-degree burn tissue? And the missing ear that was ripped off during a bout-in which he kept fighting? Here is an intimate glimpse into Mick Foley's mind, his history, his work and what some might call his pathology. Now with a bonus chapter summarizing the past 15 months-from his experience as a bestselling author through his parting thoughts before his final match. A tale of blood, sweat, tears and more blood-all in his own words-straight from the twisted genius behind Cactus Jack, Dude Love, and Mankind.