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Former WWE creative members Seth Mates (@sethmates) and Chris Gough (@kcmetropro) appeared on The LAW’s ‘Review a Wai’ podcast to chat about the infamous Katie Vick angle that took place on the October 21, 2002 episode of Raw. On the program, a vignette was shown of Triple H, dressed as Kane, simulating mock sex with a mannequin in a casket. Excerpts from the interview are as follows: The genesis of the Katie Vick storyline: “At this point, (Vince) wanted to start having a lot more backstories to wrestlers. He didn’tRead More
Some people felt Vince McMahon went over the line with his blistering impersonation of Jim Ross in a backstage segment on Monday’s Raw SuperShow, which saw the WWE Chairman make a horribly distorted face ridiculing the Hall of Fame broadcaster’s affliction with Bell’s palsy. Ross suffers from the condition, which sometimes results in temporary paralysis of his facial muscles. McMahon’s mockery segment struck a nerve with former WCW announcer Mark Madden, who went on Twitter to blast the WWE chief. “McMahon mocking Ross’ Bell’s Palsy was unforgivable. What a scumbag,Read More
- Former WWE creative writer Seth Mates commented on his Twitter about Randy Orton’s future, writing, “Interesting web buzz re: Orton’s future. remember when @JEFFHARDYBRAND had 2 strikes & they put wwe title on him?” CM Punk quoted the tweet and replied, “I recall.” – Here is today’s suspension countdown tweet from Chris Jericho: “18 years ago I won my first major championship: the NWA Midheavyweight Title from Mano Negra. ’18 and life u got it 18 and life u know..'” – In the latest episode of Superstar Toyz, HunicoRead More
Former WWE creative writer Seth Mates, who WWE Champion CM Punk follows on Twitter, weighed in on the perception that Triple H uses political maneuvering to “bury” top-level talent—degrading a wrestler’s standing to fans and peers. He was asked on Twitter, “Why does Triple H always bury the guy whose on fire?” “Positioning,” Mates responded. “And not always, just the vast majority of the time.” He added further, “If ratings dip, guess whhho’s back next week to save the day? Loves to be the “savior”. #positioning.” During an interview earlierRead More

Posted On December 19, 2011By StaffIn News

Ex-WWE Writer Thinks Daniel Bryan Will Have A Short Title Run

Former WWE creative team member Seth Mates says if history is any indication – we shouldn’t expect a long title reign from new World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan. Mates tweeted on Monday afternoon @SethMates: “To borrow a holiday metaphor, this is the time of year (between Survivor Series and the Royal Rumble) when Vince (McMahon) ‘tries on’ his new clothes or new main eventers.” “Foley (99), Jericho (01), Evolution (03), Edge (06), Sheamus (09), Miz (10), Bryan (11) among those elevated during this stretch of (the year). And to continueRead More

Posted On February 23, 2011By StaffIn News

Former WWE Writers Discuss The Cena-Miz-Rock Feud

Former WWE writers Seth Mates and Dave Lagana have shared their ideas on the current feud between John Cena and The Rock. — Dave Lagana has updated his blog with a blog talking about John Cena’s battle rap from RAW where he responded to The Rock’s recent insults towards him. Lagana talks about: – How John Cena needed to get his “edge” back to combat the Rock – Why rapping every so often will keeps the haters off Cena’s back. – How the Cena rap character was discovered andy whyRead More