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  • Posted November 3, 2009

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    Excellent read. Quite bias, but more complete than the WWE-produced DVD about the subject.

    This book is a fast, easy to read, and very interesting take on the rollercoater that was WCW. Granted, it is VERY bias towards a few key members of the wrestling organization (and you will know who those people are VERY quickly), but it still tells the tale through the eyes of wrestling reporters. The facts are all there, with commentary covering all of them. A big downfall can also be viewed as a positive: The book is not written by insiders or wrestlers involved with these years. It would be nice if Mark Madden or others who were there had some input, but the reporters do a good job. The book is also funny when it should be, serious when it is important to be so.

    This book should be picked up instead of the Rise & Fall of WCW. That documentary for one spends WAY too much time with the decade before WCW become the national product. A lot of NWA info. And then when it gets to the Fall part of the story, not only is that bias as well, but it is hardly covered as well as the book. Once again, the DVD does not involve any updated insiders with the story, as most of them left WWE. Also, Vince comes across VERY calm when he speaks, which if ANYBODY was watching during the Monday night wars, you KNOW he was anything but. The DVD was just awfully incomplete & VERY one-sided.

    If you want the MOST accurate (probably not 100% accurate, but nothing so far is), the book is much better at the story than anything else.

    Highly recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2005

    The Death Of WCW

    This book is great. I got it as a gift and at first I knew nothing about WCW, I only heard about it never got to actually watch it. I watched wretling all my life since i was born, my dad and my brother watched WCW i couldn't remember much but this book helped me remember the great moments and how it died.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2005

    The Death of WCW

    You wish you could go back in time and help them keep the grand lady operational, and not let it die the death it did. I could not put the book down once I started reading. You felt as you were part of the company when all of this went down.

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