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ARCHIVE 2/28/08: Author Muchnick To Discuss Congress and Pro Wrestling in Radio Interview

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Author Irvin Muchnick will discuss Wednesday’s Congressional hearing on steroids in sports — and especially the significance of World Wrestling Entertainment chair’s Vince McMahon’s failure to show up for the hearing — in an interview with Dan Kennedy on WOC Radio in Davenport, Iowa, Friday, February 29, at around 9:00 a.m. Central time.

ARCHIVE 2/28/08: Footnotes on Yesterday’s Congressional Steroid Hearings

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

I commend the complete coverage of the steroids-in-sports hearing of the House Energy, Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommitee at both Jason Powell’s PROWRESTLING.net (http://prowrestling.net) and Wade Keller’s Pro Wrestling Torch (http://pwtorch.com).

ARCHIVE 2/28/08: ‘McMahon Botches His Spot, and Congress Is Back’ at SLAM!

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Irvin Muchnick’s analysis of today’s hearing of the House Commerce, Energy and Consumer Protection Subcommittee is the lead story at Canada’s SLAM! Wrestling site.

ARCHIVE 2/16/08: Clemens’ Fake Records, Wrestling’s Real Deaths

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

If Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Ron “Doom” Simmons, and Scott “Razor Ramon” Hall managed to follow the coverage of Wednesday’s sensational House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing – in which baseball’s Roger Clemens denied that he ever used anabolic steroids or human growth hormone – those three worthies would have had to do so from the rec room of an Atlanta-area rehab facility where they are attempting to kick drug addictions. (Check out Jake the Snake’s message on his MySpace page.)

ARCHIVE 2/7/08: Author Muchnick in CBC’s ‘fifth estate’ Benoit Documentary

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s flagship investigative documentary program, “the fifth estate,” last night premiered “A Fight to the Death,” reported and narrated by host Bob McKeown. The piece examines and jumps off from last year’s double-murder-suicide of star pro wrestler Chris Benoit.