Re: Why did charisma and mic skills skip a generation?
A point being missed is the way tv has overtaken live events in terms of importance. The old way was to use tv to promote upcoming matches that could only be seen live, now we see those matches on tv for free so there's no requirement to sell them to fans.
Most of the great promos you remember, they weren't for the match later that night, they were for the house show circuit and, as time went on, a PPV 1, 2, 3 months later. Imagine if instead of watching Dusty vs Flair a month after the Hard Times promo we only waited an hour and instead of seeing at Starrcade we saw it an hour later on tv. Not the same is it?
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