Mick Foley Blogs
In a new video blog, Mick gives his thoughts on the recent situation involving CM Punk and WWE.
February 3rd, 2014
When notorious squared-circle spendthrift Mick Foley takes a baseball bat to fully functioning electronics, you know something isn’t right with the world. But the three-time WWE champion and 2013 Hall of Fame inductee couldn’t help it after he felt WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan
February 1st, 2014
When you skim over anything Mick Foley does in front of a crowd, it’s sometimes hard to see the polish. The slickness. The work or craft behind the effort. His own self deprecating take on his work sometimes bolsters that impression – like there’s a lucky ...
May 1st, 2013
Can I be honest with you? My spoken word shows are good. Call them stand-up, call them one-man shows; I wish I knew what the heck to call them. But I do know they’re good. Usually, they’re really good. Almost always, people show up having no idea what to expect, ...
April 18th, 2013
Mick was recently featured in a great article on SB Nation. Read an excerpt below and be sure to catch the full article via the link. The first time I saw Mick Foley’s comedic genius was just over four years ago. It had nothing to do with a sock, nothing to do with his
April 5th, 2013
It’s not every day that you get the luxury of seeing a Pro-Wrestler fighting for victory in both the wrestling ring and advocating. To have the opportunity to see former WWE Champion Mick Foley (also known as ‘Mankind’) do this is phenomenal. When it comes to standing up for
March 27th, 2013
Mick was recently asked by UK magazine ‘Fighting Spirit’ to be a guest columnist. Mick was only too happy to oblige, and in this article provides a unique insight comedy in wrestling. Like most wrestlers, I’ve heard the phrase “funny isn’t money” thrown around in
January 28th, 2013
On Saturday, April 6, 2013, three-time WWE Champion, New York Times best-selling author and Hardcore Legend Mick Foley will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame … right here, in New York City’s Madison Square Garden! The beloved WWE Superstar who famously hitchhiked from ...
January 12th, 2013
Four years ago, I got my first assignment from Slate: writing a review of The Wrestler. I loved the movie, but I was far less enthusiastic about what Sports Illustrated’s Adam Duerson wrote after spotting me at an advance media screening of the Mickey Rourke film. “Finding ...
December 22nd, 2012
The Hardcore Legend is returning to the UK! After hugely successful tours in 2011 and 2012, Mick Foley is set to make 2013’s UK tour even bigger and better! Universally acclaimed as one of the most entertaining talkers in professional wrestling, Mick has decided to ...
November 28th, 2012
About a year ago, I had my first official meeting with WWE in three years. I discussed a number of subjects with Triple H, and after shaking hands on the potential of a working relationship, I thought of one last pressing concern – a little something that had been in the ...
September 18th, 2012
As well as his recent stand up comedy events, Mick spends much of his time working with the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network(RAINN). My Generation featured Mick’s work with RAINN and looks at how Foley is working to help survivors of sexual assault.
August 29th, 2012
WWE’s camera’s recently tracked down our Mick at his comedy show at The Brokerage in Bellmore, NY. Mick speaks about initial reaction to his stand-up career and also the similarities between stand-up comedy and his days in a WWE ring.
August 16th, 2012
The hardcore legend's shows in Montreal packed the house with wrestling fans for three nights at the 30th Anniversary of the "Just for Laughs" festival. In addition, the show caught the eye of many reviewers, including one from "Chortle", the UK most respected source on comedy.
July 31st, 2012
ProWrestling.net reader Paul O’Brien attended Mick Foley’s standup comedy show in Cork, Ireland in 2011 and this is his report courtesy of PW.
July 28th, 2012
He’s a three-time WWE champion. A four-time New York Times bestselling author. One half of wrestling’s Rock & Sock Connection. And now, a stand up comedian! The CollarAndElbow.com team had the chance to attend Mick Foley’s Nights In Red Flannel comedy tour at London’s ...
July 28th, 2012
Mick was recently featured in an article in the Hornell Evening Tribune regarding a bond he made with Noah Denning, a thirteen year old Hornell native who he met during an appearance at the 39th annual Sports Night festivities. The article discusses how a connection made ...
July 24th, 2012
Mick Foley is missing part of an ear and a few front teeth. Known to some as “Cactus Jack” or “Mankind,” the pro-wrestler’s weapons of choice in the ring have included barbed wire bats, the mandible claw and a sock puppet aptly named “Mr. ...
by Cynthia Price, ChildFund Director of Communications In Mick Foley’s latest book — his ninth! — he describes in great depth the six-week period leading up to one of the biggest wrestling matches in his career. I know — you’re wondering what this has to do withChildFund. ...
A couple of years ago, I met with a respected and successful producer who believed that one day, the motion picture industry would finally make a great pro-wrestling movie … and that I was the guy to write it. I had written several books— fiction, nonfiction, ...