About: Jed Shaffer

Creator, editor and semi-sorta-retired original author of Rewriting The Book, husband, father of three, gamer, lover of 90's MTV animation.

Recent Posts by Jed Shaffer

Rewriting The Book: Goldberg aftershow

39 Submitted by on Mon, 10 February 2014, 21:22
Welcome to the “aftershow” edition of Rewriting The Book. Never done one of these before, so I hope the start isn’t awkward. Before I get into comments and questions, I want to start off by saying thank you. Anybody who writes only for money will put out garbage product. Writing needs to be of the soul and the heart to Continue Reading...
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Rewriting The Book: What if Goldberg never lost at Starrcade ’98? (Part IV)

17 Submitted by on Mon, 03 February 2014, 22:11
Rewriting The Book – What if Goldberg never lost at Starrcade ’98? (Part IV) by Jed Shaffer Previously in RTB, Eric Bischoff’s mismanagement of WCW led to extreme fan disapproval, sagging ratings, plummeting PPV buyrates, and most alarming, a talent revolution. That latter saw several key talents walk out less than 24 hours before a PPV. He would be fired two Continue Reading...
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Rewriting The Book – What if Goldberg never lost at Starrcade ’98? (Part III)

19 Submitted by on Mon, 27 January 2014, 21:49
Rewriting The Book – What if Goldberg never lost at Starrcade ’98? (Part III) by Jed Shaffer Previously in RTB, Goldberg’s undefeated streak remained intact thanks to corporate protection, but thanks to bad booking, his star power dwindled. WCW honcho Eric Bischoff turned Goldberg heel, and did so by aligning him with a returning Sid Vicious. Crowds chanted for Sting Continue Reading...
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Rewriting The Book – What if Goldberg never lost at Starrcade ’98? (Part II)

21 Submitted by on Mon, 20 January 2014, 15:07
Rewriting The Book: What if Goldberg never lost at Starrcade ’98? (Part II) by Jed Shaffer Previously in RTB, Goldberg’s title run and undefeated streak became protected by mandate of Turner Sports executives. Kevin Nash booked Goldberg very weakly, so as to diminish his marquee value. After a couple months of this, Turner Sports demanded Eric Bischoff return from “sabbatical” Continue Reading...
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Rewriting The Book – What if Goldberg never lost at Starrcade ’98? (Part I)

21 Submitted by on Mon, 13 January 2014, 18:06
Rewriting The Book: What if Goldberg never lost at Starrcade ’98? (Part I) by Jed Shaffer (Author’s note: Stephen King once said that any story that couldn’t act as its own defense attorney didn’t deserve to be written. Normally, that’s a policy that I agree with; if a story’s quality or direction needs defending, the author should’ve hit backspace a Continue Reading...
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