attitude era Archives

NXT Trainer Scotty 2 Hotty Has Asked For His Release From WWE
 Too Cool, along with their partner Rikishi, became one of the most popular acts in the WWF during the height of the "Attitude Era." There are more shake-ups behind the scenes at NXT today as one of their longest-tenured trainers, former WWE superstar Scott Garland, better known by his ring name, Scotty 2 Hotty, has requested his release[...]
USA Network Is Reportedly All-In On WWE's Return To Edgier Content
Have you noticed an uptick in the, shall we say, "more adult" content on recent WWE shows airing on the USA Network?  More colorful language?  More sadistic behavior from heels?  No, you're not imagining things, as WWE Chairman Vince McMahon himself is keen on bringing his product back to something more in line with its "Attitude[...]
NXT 2.0- Is The Revamp Going To Have More "Attitude" Going Forward?
 But most of all, it felt very familiar to the scene in the then WWF about 20 years ago and according to reports, that might have been the idea. The chaotic brawl that opened this week's NXT might be a sign of things to come, courtesy of WWE. According to a report from Fightful Select, WWE Chairman Vince[...]
DX Invades WCW Nitro in First Look at WWE Attitude Era Comic
BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at the upcoming WWE: Attitude Era oversized one-shot featuring creators Ryan Ferrier, Andy Belanger, Aaron Gillespie, Julian May, Michel Mulipola, Hyeonjin Kim, and Kendall Goode with covers by Razzah, Will Robson, and Jeremy Lawson The comic explores WWE's objectively best era, back when WWE was cool. Said Editor Chris[...]
wwe super bowl ad
Back in 1999, at the height of its Attitude Era popularity, WWE, then known as the World Wrestling Federation, produced a commercial for the Super Bowl that captured the spirit of the era. This weekend, WWE released a behind-the-scenes look at the commercial on YouTube, featuring footage that hasn't been seen in nearly twenty years See[...]
Former WWE Head Writer Vince Russo Trashes Pro Wrestling Journalism
Russo, who was a big force behind WWE's late nineties "Attitude Era," but is today often used as the butt of a joke by "internet smarks" – people who follow the behind-the-scenes happenings of pro wrestling as much as the product – because of his shock and awe writing style, cockiness despite failure to recapture the lightning-in-a-bottle success[...]