Wrestling companies make merchandise. It’s usually pretty bad, but sometimes, it’s terrible. Welcome to The Merch Table.
Every week, @TomBlargh will look at some of the awful merch that someone expects you to buy. Up this week: WWF COOKBOOK SPECIAL.
‘Can You Take the Heat? The WWF Is Cooking!’ by Jim ‘JR’ Ross and the WWF Superstars is one of those relics of the Attitude Era that could only been made during the most popular and ridiculous period in the history of the wrestling industry.
That’s not to say a wrestling-themed cookbook isn’t a fun concept, but ‘Can You Take the Heat? The WWF Is Coo… look, I’m just going to call it the WWF Cookbook from now on, that title’s ridiculous. Anyway, it’s a fun concept but not only does this have each recipe themed to individual wrestlers, it takes the extra step and pretends that the wrestlers themselves actually came up with the recipes.
It’s as crazy as it sounds, and since it’s kind of slipped through the cracks of merch history, I think it’s high time it was highlighted. LET’S GET STARTED. Continue reading