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ARCHIVE 7/25/07: WRESTLING BABYLON Author Muchnick on KTRS St. Louis, Thursday, July 26

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Irvin Muchnick, author of WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal will be a guest on KTRS Radio, 550 AM in St. Louis, on the Morning Show with Vic Porcelli and Katy Jamboretz on Thursday, July 26.

ARCHIVE 7/21/07: P.S. From Georgiann Makropoulos: George “John Kronus” Caiazzo Was 38

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Georgiann Makropoulos, wrestling fan and journalist, points out that our item about the death of George Caiazzo, who wrestled as John Kronus, got his age and the spelling of his name wrong.

ARCHIVE 7/21/07: P.S. From Dave Meltzer: Kronus is Death No. 7 in Just the Last Month

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter wrote this in response to the previous blog item stating that John Kronus was the seventh pro wrestler death of this year:

“Actually it’s No. 7 in the last month. Left out Moondog Nathan in Tennessee, plus Devil Bhudakhan in Pittsburgh (copycat hanging, idolized Benoit).”

BLOG ARCHIVE 7/21/07: Kronus Is Wrestling Death No. 7 in 2007; Congressman Confident on Fall Hearings

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Bryan Alvarez of Figure Four Weekly reported on tonight’s edition of CNN’s Nancy Grace that painkillers are suspected in the death this week in New Hampshire of former pro wrestler George Caiazzo (”John Kronus”). The toxicology report is pending.

BLOG ARCHIVE 7/16/07: ECW Press Announces ‘Chris and Nancy’ by Irvin Muchnick, Story of Benoit Murder-Suicide

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

July 16, 2007 – ECW Press announced today that it has signed author Irvin Muchnick to write a book about the sensational case of wrestler Chris Benoit. The book, entitled CHRIS AND NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death, will be published in 2008.