Stunt Granny Audio Show #149

It’s the Asshole Edition (or is it?) of Stunt Granny Audio: Jeremy and Eric are here to give their take on the CM Punk promo from this week’s WWE Monday Night Raw. What have others, including Dusty, Kevin, and Dave Lagana of I Want Wrestling, said about the promo? What made it effective? What made it shocking? What made it par for the course with other worked shoots of the past? The boys discuss those interviews of Brian Pillman, Jim Ross, Paul Heyman and Joey Styles – what worked, what didn’t, and whether or not they drew money. Also discussed are Randy Orton’s recent radio interview, Linda Bollea being a huge c-word, and Koko B. Ware revealing the brains behind him bringing his macaw, Frankie, to the ring. All this and not much more when you click to listen!

Stunt Granny Audio Show #149

Sullivan Possibly In, Ferrara Definitely Out

This makes as much sense as anything TNA has ever done.

According to Figure Four Weekly:

Former WCW star “Taskmaster” Kevin Sullivan reportedly met recently with TNA President Dixie Carter about joining the company’s creative team. During that meeting, Sullivan presented an angle that involves a year-long main event storyline that would require them signing a top star who the company would likely have difficulty getting.

We can also confirm that TNA did, in fact, quietly part ways with writer Ed Ferrara a few weeks ago. Ferrara left a teaching position and was brought into the company several months ago around the time that Jim Cornette not-so-quietly parted ways with them, in large part due to that hiring. Of course, Ferrara also served as Vince Russo’s right-hand man for the World Wrestling Federation during the Attitude Era.

This raises several questions, all of which aren’t worth the effort, but some of which I will list here because it looks better if I post some text of my own instead of just posting the story and leaving it at that. How long do you have to go without calling yourself something before everyone else stops calling you that thing? How long will it be before Sullivan falls asleep during a booking meeting? Was it really worth turfing Cornette when the dude you’re bouncing him for is only going to last a few months and make no positive contribution whatsoever?

And, to channel my inner Morrissey, what difference does it make? – Dusty

Kevin Sullivan needs a lot more than a pillow

OK, I know Raven talks a lot. A LOT. And I know the soothing tones of Jake “The Snake” Roberts’ smooth voice could rock a baby right out of a tree. But god damn, Kevin Sullivan, you’re (probably) being paid to be exploited do this interview; have the common courtesy to stay awake. (Ups to blitzkrieg for making this video known.) -Eric

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