It’s incredible how far kayfabe and shooting have come in such a short amount of time. There was once a time when wrestlers stayed in character 24/7, and even stayed in different hotels to add weight to their rivalries. But these days, the WWE is very transparent about the characters and scripted matches they perform.
The WWE Network has several incredible shoot interviews available, and more are on the way. One of the best ones features "Stone Cold" Steve Austin interviewing Vince McMahon. It was a combination of backstage stories and hard-hitting questions; most notably, Austin took Vince to task on the decision to break the Undertaker’s streak. More recently, Chris Jericho has taken up the role of interviewer. His interview with John Cena and last week’s interview with Stephanie McMahon were both first rate, with tons of insider exclusivity.