Try drawing animals— it always loosens me up & produces some interesting results..
… or pick the ONE thing totally outside your comfort zone and draw NOTHING but that until you eventually master it.” —Illustrator Chris Battle’s cure for art block.
Gordy was the best teenage wrestler that I ever saw in our business. Bam Bam was a natural and had amazing, organic timing in the ring and never played the role of a pro wrestler. What you saw in the ring was who he was. Unfortunately, as so many in the business have experienced, starting out so young and with all the curves in the road, Terry made some bad decisions during his career that shortened his life. That’s another reason why I am of the belief that it is much better for an athlete to have completed their college degree or developed a secondary skill before embarking on a career as challening as wrestling/sports entertainment.
So, no, I am not for teenagers attempting to break in to pro wrestling full time.” —Jim Ross on Terry Gordy, one of the best big men to step into the squared circle. The full blog post is here.