Latest edition of Cheap Seats and The Stickman podcast! On this episode we cover the E3 expo (for you gamers), the soon coming WWE cruiser tourney and some Hollywood news and notes (WOW box office numbers). Hope we have something for everyone and you enjoy!
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For the better part of the last decade, the WWE Tag Team division has seen a dearth of development. It has become a landing spot for stagnated singles careers, instead of a destination for unique and original tag team gimmicks.
In 2002 the WWE came up with an innovative business strategy. They split their company’s roster of talent into two separate promotions, or brands. The Raw brand and its opposite, the Smackdown brand. By 2011 the initiative had run its course and the two shows’ rosters were merged once again. However, with the recent return of Shane McMahon, rumors are abound of a possible return of the “brand extension.”
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Story-telling is one of the unique characteristics that makes an athletic spectacle like professional wrestling special. However, in recent times it seems like good story telling in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) only comes when a championship belt is the impetus for a rivalry. A.J. Styles and Chris Jericho are showing fans, and their contemporaries in the company, a feud between two performers can be very successful without “the gold” being on the line.