Bobby "The Brain" Heenan Invented How Pro Wrestling Sounds

The man who turned wrestling commentary into the last great stage for the Vaudeville comedy act passed away last weekend.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/bjvne4/bobby-the-brain-heenan-invented-how-pro-wrestling-sounds

For the younger generation of fans, if you enjoy The Miz eviscerating whomever his opponent is with a razor blade of truth, or Corey Graves being snarky as hell with the perfect one-liners, you would have loved The Brain. He was both of those and then some.

Gorilla and Brain were the voices of wrestling when I started watching in the 80’s. The world is a quieter place with them two gone

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