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By Mick Foley

In Foley Is Good, Mick Foley -- former Commissioner of the area Wrestling Federation, aka Cactus Jack, Dude Love, and Mankind -- selections up correct the place his wreck no 1 New York Times bestseller Have a pleasant Day! left off, giving readers an within examine the behind-the-scenes motion within the Federation. With overall honesty and riotous humor, Mick Foley shines a focus into a few of the hidden corners of the area Wrestling Federation. From the continued controversy surrounding "backyard wrestling" to the genuine tale in the back of his now-infamous "I hand over" fit with The Rock, Foley covers all of the bases during this hysterically humorous roller-coaster trip of a memoir.

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I attempted to be mischievous, and that i attempted to style that cake as I brought my line, however it wasn't more than enough. The director used to be wasting his persistence with me. " 'So I bought Ted'—come on, allow me think it. " truly, my very own endurance was once now thinner than a Love Boat plot, and in addition to, i presumed this director used to be overanalyzing this complete factor a bit bit. "Listen," I acknowledged, "wouldn't this be definitely the right time to slide into my Mankind personality? " The director regarded dumbfounded. "What is the Mankind character? " he requested. This man had wasted a complete morning with meaningless takes referring to misplaced doggies and quite vital cups of espresso. i wished to yell, yet stored my cool. nonetheless, i could not allow this pretentious prick off the hook with out not less than a number of techniques of my very own. "You're creating a wrestling toy advertisement starring a wrestler, to be able to be obvious by way of wrestling fanatics on a wrestling convey. won't you not less than be conversant in your expertise? " the fellow gave the impression of he'd simply misplaced his dog. I then added one warbling Mankind "So I received Ted" and the team applauded as though i used to be Carlton Fisk homering within the 12th inning of video game 6 in 1975. Even the PP (pretentious prick) used to be inspired. I stored looking forward to the economic to air, and it by no means did. in its place, a place that includes the motion figures being held by means of teenagers' arms aired whereas "Now coming into the Titantron" blared repeatedly. I felt so in charge. If in basic terms I had stirred that espresso a bit higher. the opposite commercial-making adventure was once in truth not anything greater than an audition in big apple urban, yet used to be memorable still. i used to be operating for severe Championship Wrestling through the spring of 1995, while Paul Heyman, the mad professor of sports-entertainment, informed me approximately an audition for an American exhibit advertisement starring Jerry Seinfeld. just a couple of wrestlers have been going to be there, Paul guaranteed me, prior to including that he felt i used to be the odds-on favourite for the gig. It was once a livestock name. not just was once each man who'd laced up a couple of trainers within the final ten years there, yet each tattooed biker and musclehead within the tri-state sector in addition. I knew in all likelihood that it was once even more vital to appear sturdy than to really be strong, and with the data that I carried approximately as a lot muscle on my physique as an inactive twelve-year-old, I felt that my probabilities were not all that sturdy. still, I waited my flip and altered into my operating apparatus while referred to as upon. "You've received a number of scars in your arms," the casting director famous relatively thoroughly. I took this to intend that my possibilities of being picked have been slimmer than Calista Flockhart surviving a starvation strike. "Where did you get all these from? " i attempted to provide an explanation for my propensity for jap barbed-wire fits as a method to paying my personal loan in as speedy a fashion as attainable, however the director's glance of disgust lasted lengthy after my tale had ended. "If we decide you for this story," the woman inquired, "what are you able to do to Jerry with out hurting him? " during this state of affairs, I did what each wrestler worthy his salt may do while wondered approximately his expertise.

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