WOW Podcast #34 with WWE Writer Alex Greenfield talking the Trish Stratus vs Mickie James feud


Episode 34 with former WWE writer Alex Greenfield

“You know, at one time, Mark Chapman was a huge John Lennon fan.”Jerry Lawler, WrestleMania 22

That line of commentary from “The King” sums up one of the best female feuds in WWE history – the “Obsession” angle between then WWE Women’s Champion Trish Stratus and her stalker fan Mickie James. From October 2005 through April 2006, Alex Greenfield was the producer of all the angles/promos in the feud, and in this unique episode of the Podcast, he guides us through the twists, turns, shrines and kisses of the angle from conception to (injury hastened) completion. Find out the inspiration for the feud and how it changed organically as it got over, who came up with various parts of the angle, and personal opinions on all the major story beats of the story. Not only that, before the Mickie vs Trish stuff, we talk about the return of Kharma last weekend at the Royal Rumble and consider where she’s going on the Road to WrestleMania, and how that ties in to one Beth Phoenix. A fascinating peek behind the curtain of working for WWE.

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Dale says:

As a big Mickie James I must say this was a great, lengthy listen especially being able to hear in such depth from someone who was working so closely with Mickie and Trish at the time throughout the whole angle. Shame we don’t have anything like this anymore.