Now more than ever, the world needs a good dose of positivity. We here at Cageside Seats will do our small part to bring that positivity on a daily basis. Throughout the entirety of 2017, we’ll say something nice about wrestling and everything around it, past, present, and future.
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Well, last night, he was put to sleep by the Samoan Submission Machine, so perhaps he could use a pick-me-up. Today’s subject: longtime manager and one-time wrestling promoter Paul Heyman.
Paul has a keen eye for the business. He has been better able to tap into the pulse of the wrestling audience better than anyone not named Vince McMahon over the last 30 years.
Besides being responsible for taking a little promotion out of South Philadelphia to national and international prominence, he had the pen for some of the best booked programming in WWE history (i.e. the Smackdown Six era).
You know that old saying about selling ice to an Eskimo and a glass of water to a drowning man? Yeah, that’s Paul. He sells everything with such conviction, you can’t help but buy into it.
Also, if you haven’t seen his documentary, I highly recommend it.
Your turn. Say something nice about Paul Heyman.
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