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ARCHIVE 5/3/07: WRESTLING BABYLON ‘An Acerbic Anthology’ (Play, Philly Arts Weekly)

Published May 12th, 2009, Uncategorized

WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal – Irvin Muchnick’s book about pro wrestling behind the scenes — is reviewed in the April 25 issue of Play, a Philadelphia-area arts and entertainment weekly. Reviewer David J. Foster calls WRESTLING BABYLON “an acerbic anthology that tears into the storms that plagued the [WWE chief Vince] McMahon era, from illegal steroid use to the sex scandals.”

ARCHIVE 4/25/07: WRESTLING BABYLON On List of Recommended Books

Published May 11th, 2009, Uncategorized

WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal – Irvin Muchnick’s book about pro wrestling behind the scenes — is iisted as one of 14 books recommended by Louie Belina, on-air personality and program director of KZNE The Zone, Sports Radio 1150 AM in College Station, Texas.

ARCHIVE 4/25/07: East Bay Express Covers WRESTLING BABYLON Launch

Published May 11th, 2009, Uncategorized

The East Bay Express – Berkeley’s alternative weekly newspaper — has an amusing article in the current issue about the recent launch event at Black Oak Books for WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal.

ARCHIVE 4/22/07: Not Fit to Print in The New York Times

Published May 11th, 2009, Uncategorized

On April 4, The New York Times ran an article about pro wrestling under the headline “Wrestling Grabs the World by the Neck and Flexes.” Irvin Muchnick, author of the new book WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal, responded the same day with a letter to the editor, which The Times has not published.

4/20/07: WRESTLING BABYLON Gets Rave Review in Penn State Paper

Published May 11th, 2009, Uncategorized

WRESTLING BABYLON gets a rave review in today’s issue of The Daily Collegian, the student newspaper at Pennsylvania State University.