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ARCHIVE 4/1/08: Introducing ‘What Did McMahon Know About Benoit and When Did He Know It?’ (WDMKABAWDHKI)

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Three days ago World Wrestling Entertainment’s vice president of corporate communications, Gary Davis, responded to my query about WWE security chief Dennis Fagan’s call to 911 for a welfare check on Chris Benoit’s home.

ARCHIVE 3/31/08: Muchnick’s Open Letter to Scott James and Chavo Guerrero: What REALLY Happened After You Got the Chris Benoit Texts?

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Dear Scott and Chavo:

I am following up on voice messages left at what I believe are your respective cell phone numbers.

ARCHIVE 3/30/08: My Kind of WrestleMania Note — Thank You to Andrea Adelson of the Orlando Sentinel

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Readers of this blog know that a few weeks ago I ripped on Andrea Adelson and the Orlando Sentinel for what I thought was shallow, Chamber of Commerce coverage of WrestleMania 24.

Now I would like to apologize.

The body of Andrea’s recent series of articles adds up to the most thorough and thoughtful sustained coverage of pro wrestling ever seen in a major newspaper.

ARCHIVE 3/29/08: Scott James, Chavo Guerrero – Keys to Unlocking WWE’s Implausible Benoit Timeline

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

On Thursday night this blog reported that the chief of security for World Wrestling Entertainment erroneously told Fayette County 911 that Chris Benoit had left a mysterious message for a fellow wrestler “this morning” – Monday, June 25, 2007 (http://muchnick.net/babylon/2008/03/28/benoit-911-call-wwe-security-chief-gave-wrong-day-of-wrestlers-last-message).

On Friday I left voicemail messages on what I believe to be the cell phone numbers for WWE’s Scott James and Chavo Guerrero. James and Guerrero were colleagues and friends of Benoit’s, and had the last known contacts with him. The authorities have determined that these contacts came after Benoit murdered his wife and their son.

ARCHIVE 3/28/08: Benoit 911 Call: WWE Security Chief Gave Wrong Day of Wrestler’s Last Message

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

MARCH 28, 2008 – In the call to 911 just before the corpses of Chris Benoit and his wife and son were discovered last year, World Wrestling Entertainment’s chief of security twice stated the wrong day for the wrestler’s final cryptic text messages, an investigation by author Irvin Muchnick has revealed.