Editor’s note: This column originally appeared on http://slam.canoe.ca and was written by Bertrand Hebert.
I have had the second volume of Blood Red Turns Dollar Green right at the top of my reading list for about two months, but I was very busy with different projects and frankly, I was a little worried. The first book was so much fun, what if this one did not live up to it? What if I didn’t like it? Then I read Mick Foley’s take on it.
Editor’s note: This column originally appeared on http://slam.canoe.ca and was written by Greg Oliver.
Chances are you are only familiar with the name Bobby Blaze from his undercard days in WCW and his run in Jim Cornette‘s Smoky Mountain Wrestling. With his self-published book, though, Blaze is hopeful that ever more people get to know him.
Welcome to OWW Radio! Each week hosts David (@dlb19338) and Alex (@AlexGoff84) will provide perspective to the WWE, TNA, and everything else making news in the world of professional wrestling. A new episode will be posted each week. This week David is joined by Pat Laprade and Bertrand Hebert, authors of the new book, “Mad Dogs, Midgets, and Screw Jobs: The Untold Story of How Montreal Shaped the World of Wrestling”. This book is a riveting look at all the drama that unfolded in Montreal over the course of a 120 years, and during the interview we talk about Yvon Robert, Edouard Carpentier, Dino Bravo, the Rougeau Brothers, the Montreal Screw Job, and much more!
Check out Quebec Pro Wrestling’s Official Website: http://www.quebecwrestling.ca/.
The authors are available on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mad-Dogs-Midgets-and-Screw-Jobs/305810539537453
Listen to the episode here:
Editor’s note: I highly recommend this book because it is well-organized, well-written, and presented in a way that is fun to read. The book is a reference manual that covers all the drama, intrigue, and personalities of the wrestlers who passed through Montreal. I learned a lot about wrestling that I didn’t know before.