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The Unauthorized History of DX: Are You Ready

3.85  ·  Rating Details  ·  170 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
D-Generation X, or DX as they came to be known, was headed by Triple H and Shawn Michaels, two of the biggest Superstars in wrestling history, and had a changing roster of rebels who did whatever they wanted, whenever, wherever -- regardless of the ultimate outcome. First created in 1997 as a means for two friends to work together, the faction rapidly grew so popular with ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published November 20th 2009 by Simon & Schuster UK (first published 2009)
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Brina
Jul 13, 2012 Brina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ich muss mich mal outen: Ich bin seit über 20 Jahren begeisterter Wrestling Fan und verschlinge jede Wrestlingshow, DVD und Biographie. "The Unauthorized History of DX" ist jedoch eine kleine Enttäuschung gewesen. Normalerweise mag ich die DX (auch Degeneration X genannt), ein Stable, das über mehrere Jahre Teil der WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) war. Bei der DX waren u.a. namenhafte Wrestler wie Sean Waltman, Road Dogg, Triple H, Chyna und Shawn Michaels. Allerdings habe ich in diesem Buch ...more
Brenda
ARE YOU READY?

The moment you hear those words, you know you're in for some fun because DX is coming. A word of warning though, if you're not a wrestling or DX fan you probably won't like this book.

I've been a fan of the WWE back when it was still known as the WWF. I would watch it when I was 3 or 4 years old with my dad. I stopped watching it for a couple of years after Dad died but I started watching it right at the height of the McMahon-Helmsley Era (wrestling fans should know what I'm talking
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Patrick
This was about as good as I expected. Shawn and Hunter's humor wore thin about 50 pages into the book. And I really didn't care for their excuses when it came to some of the controversial things they did in 97/98. Also making fun of "Wrestling purists" seemed like an idiotic idea, and I was even a bit offended by that. The two came across as a couple of immature teens who's parent rarely said no to them. They Swerve in and out of fact and fiction. Making it more annoying than informational. Unle ...more
Annette Miller
Feb 11, 2016 Annette Miller rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great look into one of the most popular factions in WWE. Shawn Michaels and Triple H tell their story the same way they tag teamed; finishing each other's statements before letting one run with it. Highly entertaining.
Isaiah Johnson
May 06, 2010 Isaiah Johnson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
this book was so amazing.I learned the backside of a multi-million dollar company that had two big stars,that changed the face of professional wrestling from early 1996 to 2010 this is a book that defines friendship,a company....oh and male cheerleaders.From a personal standpoint d-generation x was and still is the most powerful force in the world of wrestling[both companies total nonstop action,tna&world wrestling entertainment,wwe:]although shawn michaels & hunter hearst helmsey have h ...more
Louise
Jan 25, 2015 Louise rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely loved this book I got it in the post and read it all that night love dx and loved learning stuff behind the scene totally recommend for any wwe fan and dx fan
Cindy
As a HUGE DX fan I was really excited to read this. There wasn't one piece of information that was new or exciting to me. Everything has been told somewhere else and just packed into this book.

There were a few lines that I would honestly believe Shawn and HHH said but beyond that it just seemed this book was a repeat of previous information. Also this book tended to be on a loop and a bit unclear about events and such. It jumped around so much it was hard to keep track of anything. The last par
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MuhammadAC5
Aug 28, 2011 MuhammadAC5 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As a huge WWE fan i bought this for Christmas and was very interested in what it would say. Shawn and Hunter wrote it and considering they both already have autobiographies written and published this book would have to be something different. Well it was different but not necessarily in a good way. The book is quite short. Although there are 246 pages these include a quiz, the history of DX through dates and some pages with just the DX logo on them and nothing else. There are also many full-page ...more
Michele
Jul 23, 2011 Michele rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am a wrestling fan, specifically Shawn Michaels, and I always enjoyed watching the antics of DX, or Degeneration X the pairing of Shawn Michaels and HHH. This was a quick read. A nice look back at the timeline and history of DX. There were a lot of things I had forgotten about and some things I didn't know about. If you are not a fan, you probably won't enjoy it. It is a funny book though, but you really need to "get" their sense of humor to really like the book. Picked this one up via paperba ...more
Grace
Oct 24, 2013 Grace rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So funny, i loved this book. An insight into the birth of one of the greatest wrestling stables and hilarious reading hunter rip into shawn about his religon. A must for any wrestling fan.
Ann K
Sep 06, 2011 Ann K rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book. I finished it the same day i got it. Very obsessive because when you start reading you cant stop!
Rida
May 16, 2015 Rida rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It is a very light book. Fun to read if you are a fan of DX. Great for passing time.
Tedi31
Apr 07, 2013 Tedi31 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: biography, wrestling
Bought: March 19, 2013
Location: Booksale (Times Square)
Price: P115
Declan
Jun 09, 2010 Declan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very very light but a fun distraction.
Angelica
Mar 21, 2013 Angelica rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013
This was pure fun!!
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