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ARCHIVE 10/26/07: WWE Lobbying: How SmackDown Does SuckUp

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Hearings on drugs and death in pro wrestling loom from either of two committees of the House of Representatives. Let’s take a look at one area in which World Wrestling Entertainment, a billion-dollar corporation, is certain to be investing resources: lobbying.

ARCHIVE 10/26/07: Byrd Flies With Sports’ Newest Scam: ‘Hormone Replacement Therapy’

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

(First published October 24 in Beyond Chron, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Byrd_Flies_With_Sports_Newest_Scam_Hormone_Replacement_Therapy__5034.html)

ARCHIVE 10/23/07: The Lost Art of Reading

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

A guy named Mike Jenkinson wrote a review of Benoit in which he states, “If there is one glaring omission …, it is that the book does not raise the possibility that Benoit had been suffering from brain damage.”

I sent him a note gently pointing out that the book does just that in one passage.

ARCHIVE 10/21/07: Why Walk on Eggshells About Chris Benoit?

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

I observe that almost everyone – including Steve, Heath, Greg, and our publisher, ECW Press – tiptoes around the subject of our book rather more gingerly than necessary.

ARCHIVE 10/20/07: Lex Luger Hospitalized

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Former wrestler Larry Pfohl (”Lex Luger”) is recovering at Stanford University Medical Center in California from what was either a heart attack or a stroke.