Talk Is Jericho: Dig It! The Life & Times Of Randy Savage

Talk Is Jericho: Dig It! The Life & Times Of Randy Savage

Author Jon Finkel interviewed a couple hundred people in order to write his new book, “Macho Man: Dig It! The Untamed, Unbelievable Life of Randy Savage.” And, of course, that included Randy’s brother, Lanny Poffo! Jon recounts how he tracked down Lanny, the first conversation they had, and the subsequent hours they spent speaking about Randy before Lanny’s passing in February of 2023. Jon has stories about Randy’s childhood, his journey to become a professional baseball player, the circumstances that led to the launch of his pro wrestling career, and what it was like for Randy and Lanny to work and train under their pro wrestler father, Angelo Poffo as part of the family’s ICW promotion. He has details about the Poffo family’s time working for Jerry Lawler in Memphis, Randy’s early days at WCW, his feud with Hulk Hogan, his Wrestlemania match against Ricky Steamboat, his WWE days with Vince McMahon, and his real-life love story with Miss Elizabeth. Jon also talks about Randy’s untimely death and the touching memorial that lives on at the site of his tragic car accident.

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