The above video kind of sort of tipifies the things that make wrestling special – namely the fact that pretty much every ‘taboo’ is on the table and if you’re a hardcore fan when they’re referenced, you geek out.
6:30 starts the Heyman promo from the invasion, which kind of made the whole invasion thing worth it. I like it better than his ECW One Night Stand Promo, actually. The last bit features the Rock ‘roast’ which I thoroughly enjoyed too – and I liked how that planted some of the seeds for the ultimately underwhelming Cena v. Rock stuff.
What are your favorite wrestling feuds / promos based on ‘real-life’ animosity?
What are your favorite non-wrestling related feuds?
For starters there’s Shawn / Bret, Edge / Matt Hardy, Mick Foley / Ric Flair, CM Punk / WWE, Jericho / Goldberg (sorta), and probably tons more I’m forgetting.
My favorite of all time though is tricky, if I had to pick it’d probably be all the small jabs directed at the WWE via one infamous group of employees who broke kayfabe wide open…