Controversy Creates Cash has ratings and 68 reviews. Tiara said: I started really watching wrestling in late during the Attitude Era when I st. 3 quotes from Controversy Creates Cash: ‘I’m as apolitical as possible. I don’t hang out with too many people. I’m a loner. For the most part, when I sho. Eric Bishoff is one of the most controversial figures in the world of wrestling. Under his watch as president of WCW, the company went head to head with Vince.

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It does assume that you know a fair amount about the WCW and WWE, so if you don’t watch wrestling, it’s probably not for you. Nov 29, Nial rated it it was amazing Shelves: But should be avoided by those who just enjoy the wrestling products they see on television. As one of the creative minds behind the success of World Championship Wrestling, leading to the competitive phase known as the Monday Night Wars is certainly something to be proud of.

I think I picked this one up at a library sale. This book is average, but like most WWE published works, it leaves you wondering how much was ghostwritten and if the “author” really has positive feelings towards the WWE. Basing their accounts on third- and fourth-hand rumors and innuendo, the so-called experts got many more things wrong than right. Pair this with “Who Killed WCW” by the Wrestlecrap buys, and you’ll put together the most fascinating story of the business.

About the Author Jeremy Roberts cowriter has written on a variety of subjects. Whether it was ghost-written or not, the tone seemed very Eric. They would do anything to let it fade away. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Then goes through his ups and downs in WCW before leading the organization even coming close to quitting and going to Hollywood.


Why Steve Austin didn’t deserveanother contract at WCW, and how Bischoff’s canning him was the best thing that ever happened to Austin. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

Eric Bischoff: Controversy Creates Cash Book Review

This book is really the complete story. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: It’s a fine book. As long as you are open minded, you can’t help but come to highly respect Bischoff’s work and accomplishments in this business, and realize he’s not nearly as “bad” a person as WWE portrayed him out to be while WCW was beating them in the TV ratings 84 weeks in a row. John Alapick Top Contributor: You won’t always agree with Eric’s opinions but you will respect them.

That is a reoccurring problem; not only is the subtitle repeated word-for-word in the section, but there are many phrases and comparisons that are repeated word-for-word multiple times. Not to mention that the phrase “I don’t recall the exact details Yes, I know it’s “fake” but I find it comical and like the big characters that are created in wrestling.

I was glad to see that the writer was able to so clearly separate his real self and his charatcher. Randy Baer and R.

Start reading Eric Bischoff: January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Vince McMahon swept in and rceates able to buy the entire company for pennies on the dollar. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: He doesn’t gloss over his mistakes, although he does try and shift a lot of the blame.


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A definte four star try. There’s not much here in the way of his life after he begins working for the AWA, but it’s bizchoff what he crwates out to do and that was simply set the record straight once and for all.

Eric Bischoff has been called pro wrestling’s most hated man. Please try again later. It was also 83 on USA Today ‘ s best-selling books for the week of its release.

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Want to Read saving…. Without a doubt, despite what Bischoff did in explaining his history, he is more a less a real jerk. Yet throughout that time he ended up screwing over many talented men from growing in his company and the causing the company’s downfall. How Nitro revolutionized wrestling.

But by then, Bishoff had made an indelible mark on televised wrestling, producing shows that had appeared more dangerous, more sexy, and more edgy than anything that had come before. After reading this book, you come to despise the Internet Wrestling Community and the dirtsheets a bit. A great read for wrestling fans, or anybody who wants a glimpse into the unreal backstage world of wrestling.

I had a cousin who was big fan of wrestling when we were kids and was convinced that she was going controversj marry Shawn Michaels. If you believe Eric, none of this is his fault. How corporate politics killed WCW. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mentioning them once or twice would’ve sufficed.