In a profile of the wrestling podcast convention running in Chicago this week in conjunction with Cody Rhodes and The Young Buck’s ALL IN pay-per-view (PPV) event, Starrcast promoter Conrad Thompson told Sports Illustrated his goal was to create something which immerses fans in the “the ultimate wrestling experience.”
Toward that end, the staff at the Hyatt Regency in Schaumburg, Illinois - the official hotel of ALL IN and host of Starrcast - won’t be wearing their usual uniforms. Instead staff will have Starrcast logoed shirts. Security at the venue will be essentially cosplaying as ECW’s Atlas Security. And the menu at the restaurant and bar, well...
(There’s three pics in there to click through, for the non-Instagram savvy)
It’s ridiculous, but I don’t know if in a good or bad way. Bottom line, though - it’s a conversation starter, and it’s fun. I can’t hate on it.
Especially seeing as “Joey’s Pulled Pork” is available. That sounds delish.