Archive for October, 2010

Linda McMahon No-Shows ‘WWE Fan Appreciation Night’ in Hartford

Published October 31st, 2010, Uncategorized

Senate candidate Linda McMahon was supposed to make an appearance Saturday night at the World Wrestling Entertainment “Fan Appreciation  Night” show in Hartford. But she didn’t. “We purposely had a fluid schedule to allow her flexibility,” spokesman Ed Patru told Christopher Keating, blogging for the Hartford Courant. OK … Details at “WWE Show: Vince McMahon […]

Muchnick Book Bonus: Senate Candidate Linda McMahon’s 2007 Televised Tribute to a Murderer

Published October 30th, 2010, Uncategorized

A facsimile of Chapter 6 of my book CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death (ECW Press, 2009) is viewable at http://muchnick.net/chapter6.pdf. The chapter, entitled “Tribute to a Murderer,” recounts how World Wrestling Entertainment planned and aired a three-hour live tribute to dead wrestler Chris Benoit […]

Wrestler and Bestselling Author Mick Foley Supports Linda McMahon, Without Supporting Her

Published October 29th, 2010, Uncategorized

It’s a good thing Mick Foley, a pro wrestler and an engaging personality who knows how to write, doesn’t do steroids. If he did, he’d surely have torn numerous mental muscles loose from their tendons while composing his blog post today, “More thoughts on Linda McMahon,” http://mickfoley.typepad.com/mickfoley/2010/10/at-first-glance-the-motive-for-this-particular-op-ed-might-seem-terribly-predictable-a-wwe-wrestler-explaining-his-support.html. Foley  begins the essay by reiterating his “terribly […]

EXCLUSIVE: Linda & Vince McMahon and Rudy Giuliani — And the McMahons’ Defense Lawyer’s ‘Fixer’ Husband — Go WAY Back Together

Published October 29th, 2010, Uncategorized

“Thank you Mayor Rudy Giuliani for joining me at SS&C Technologies in Windsor this afternoon,” Senate candidate Linda McMahon just tweeted. Giuliani shares quite a history with Linda McMahon and her husband Vince, the impresarios of World Wrestling Entertainment. It is a story that remains untold during the campaign, except on this blog. In 1994 […]

Is Vince (a) Helping or (b) Hurting Linda? Correct Answer: (b)

Published October 29th, 2010, Uncategorized

The headline is my response to the interesting post by Brian Lockhart of Hearst, “Is Vince McMahon helping or hurting Linda’s candidacy?”, http://blog.ctnews.com/politicalcapitol/2010/10/28/is-vince-mcmahon-helping-or-hurting-lindas-candidacy/. Irv Muchnick