There's a reason #CancelWWENetwork was trending worldwide #1 for a bit there...
There’s a reason #CancelWWENetwork was trending worldwide #1 for a bit there…

It’s not about “not getting what we want”. It’s about the ability to be dynamic and course correct. If Vince McMahon and company didn’t see the reaction they got on Sunday night coming from a mile away, then they are a house full of ‘Yes Men’ – and I’m not talking about the Daniel Bryan type. Something’s got to change, and it will be interesting to see how WWE handles their Roman Reigns blunder a mere 24 hours later on Raw.

Lost in the mix is an instant classic match, where Brock Lesnar defended the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against John Cena and Seth Rollins. Seth Rollins proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that he belongs in the top tier of WWE. Brock Lesnar, in a bit of a confusing manner, proved that he’s a bad ass through and through. John Cena was there, too.

In the end, all of the vitriolic ranting comes down to one thing – we don’t like to feel as if our intelligence is being insulted. Give us some credit, Vince. Think things through from the customer’s point of view – not from yours. You want to sell Roman Reigns to us? Think about how we see him being presented, and act accordingly.

Featuring: Joshua Schlag (@thesteelcage / @schlizzag), ‘The Beast from the Middle East’ Darrell Johnson (@zazzumplop), Derek (@cap_kaveman), ‘Dirtee Jesus’ Hashtag Billi (@DirteeJesus), Bryan ‘Pipe Bomb’ Gregston (@guitarsalad), ‘Super Jew’ Jared (@SuperJew75), Hunter (@facevheel), and David.

Music by The Black Furies, courtesy of Music Alley.

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Joshua Schlag

For most of the last 30+ years of my life, I've been watching WWE. As a kid, Monday Night Raw hooked me from the start. From Bret Hart and Razor Ramon, to Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock, to CM Punk and Daniel Bryan.. I've witnessed the ups and downs and I'm proud to have enjoyed pro wrestling through the years.

Though I now watch in a much different fashion than I did when I was a kid (finding out Vince McMahon was the owner and Jack Tunney no more than a figurehead was like finding out Santa Claus did not exist), I feel like I have a much greater appreciation for the hard work pro wrestlers do and the things they sacrifice to entertain us.

It's still real to me, dammit!