By Mick Foley
In Foley Is Good, Mick Foley -- former Commissioner of the realm Wrestling Federation, aka Cactus Jack, Dude Love, and Mankind -- alternatives up correct the place his destroy 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 number 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 surrender" fit with The Rock, Foley covers all of the bases during this hysterically humorous roller-coaster experience of a memoir.
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Our quest for righteousness was once to not be denied, besides the fact that, as referee invoice Alfonso (who have been taken to the again after affliction his one-punch knockout) reemerged with a weapon of his personal. It was once my previous jap standby—the hearth chair! i used to be passed the unlit chair and knocked Terry down with a pleasant shot to the pinnacle. Dreamer grew to become in addition and was once dropped with a crushing blow to the cranium that used to be lessened simply a bit of by way of the kerosene-soaked towel. Raven touched Funk's iron to the towel, and the fireplace chair lived back within the ECW enviornment. . . . sooner than my stunned eyes, I observed our plan fall to items. What a huge fireball flew off the chair and immediately ignited Terry, who used to be bent over by way of the hoop apron. My first concept was once to save lots of him. I thoroughly deserted my personality and my tale line and dove throughout the ropes to attempt to place out Terry. I knew that flames had approximately 3 seconds of touch time prior to they honestly did their harm. Terry was once as much as at the very least . I took off after Terry, yet he used to be working like a madman. To this present day, i attempt to relive those occasions in my brain and take a look at to determine why i could not capture him. used to be he relocating too quick to seize, or was once I easily a coward stressed? The query nonetheless haunts me. I do take into account pondering, "I've acquired to trap him. " after which considering, "What do I do as soon as i am there? " I had no solutions. I want i'll element to a burn on my physique and say, "This is the place I stored my hero, Terry Funk," yet all i need to exhibit for it's a heavy moral sense. the fellow had learn a couple of pages from my publication, yet had controlled to totally crap at the spirit within which it was once written. I had visible the fellow function the prior few days and needed to admit that he used to be excellent. brief and stocky, with a go well with that seemed an exceptional sizes too small, he used the bully procedure with witnesses. He may search out the slightest discrepancy among witness testimony and depositions taken a yr past and try to take advantage of it in addition to a witness's personal nerves and insecurities. I knew that he could test this with me to boot. a number of mins into his inquisition, he requested me concerning the accuracy of rates that I had attributed to a number of humans. I educated him that I had written concerning the incident a number of years after it came about and used to be utilizing my reminiscence and "creative license" to characteristic fees. "Aha"—he concept he had his beginning! "'Creative license', huh, Mr. Foley," he bellowed whereas making these silly citation marks within the air along with his fingers—a circulation that are supposed to be reserved just for Dr. Evil. From then on each query used to be up with "Is that actual, Mr. Foley, or are you utilizing 'creative license'? " with the irritating finger charges. eventually, I cracked and admitted that there has been one small lie in my Have a pleasant Day I tale. He jumped all over the place me like Clinton DNA on a niche gown. "So, you are telling me that you simply lied on your e-book? " "Yes, sir. " "You're telling me that you've deceived this jury by way of passing off your ebook because the fact, while truly you knowingly lied?