[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at ohno.mrbill.net
Fri Nov 14 09:53:15 CST 2003

On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 11:01:14PM -0800, N. Miller wrote:
> I recently read Duane Johnson's ("The Rock") book, _The Rock Says_.
> While I wonder about the fans who get all worked up about WWF, et
> al, the guys in the sport itself are really quite interesting.  It's
> just another form of action movies--and one I can perhaps respect a
> bit more, since it's performed live in front of a live audience.
> The writers only write the plots--the actors/performers/wrestlers
> develop their own choreography for each match (usually just a few
> hours before the match).  Can you imaging Bruce Willis improving
> his way through a Die Hard movie?

I can't stand watching WWE, but I'm a sucker for seeing movies staring
wrestlers (I really enjoyed The Scorpion King, for instance), and also
enjoy seeing them guest spot in assorted TV shows.  Especially SNL.

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