Archive for November, 2015

‘Why the Jimmy Snuka Murder Case Prosecutor’s Gag Order Worked’ (full text)

Published November 30th, 2015, Uncategorized

This article was originally published November 17 at http://www.f4wonline.com/other-wrestling/why-jimmy-snuka-prosecutor-gag-order-worked-201886.   by Irvin Muchnick Two weeks ago, a Pennsylvania judge, at the request of the district attorney, issued a gag order in the murder trial of retired wrestling superstar Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka for the 1983 death of his girlfriend Nancy Argentino. The gag order had its immediate intended […]

Flashback: ‘Concussion Inc.’ Author Muchnick Interview by ‘Spiral of Denial’ Author Matt Chaney

Published November 27th, 2015, Uncategorized

Matt Chaney Interview With Muchnick on ‘Concussion Inc.: The End of Football As We Know It’ (full text) Published March 8th, 2015 As part of his February 28 article, “NFL Deaths Reflect Inept Care and Record-Keeping,”http://fourwallspublishing.com/BlogMChaney/?p=578, journalist and author Matt Chaney interviewed Irvin Muchnick. The full Q&A text is below. CONCUSSION INC.: The End of […]

‘Concussion’ Movie’s Subject — NFL Whistleblower Bennet Omalu — Needs to Speak Out Against Disastrous Partnership with Football Industry-Friendly MomsTeam

Published November 23rd, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick     Others seem to have higher expectations than mine for the upcoming movie Concussion. There are only a handful of viable Hollywood plots. In this one, Will Smith — portraying pioneer researcher Dr. Bennet Omalu — is making his bid for Academy Award candidate turf previously occupied by Julia Roberts as […]

Irish Swim Coach Rapist George Gibney Applied For U.S. Citizenship in 2010, Government’s Index of Withheld Documents Shows

Published November 22nd, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick     George Gibney — the former Irish national swim team coach whose mid-1990s flight to the United States, after avoiding dozens of sex crime charges, is the basis of my current Freedom of Information Act litigation against the American government — appears to have applied for American citizenship in 2010. Briefs […]

John Ruger — The U.S. Olympic Committee Athlete Ombudsman Who Didn’t Ombuds

Published November 19th, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick     For more than a year I’ve been tracking the story of what the hell happened with John Ruger, the U.S. Olympic Committee’s athlete ombudsman — or maybe we should officially insert scare quotes and hereafter refer to the position as “athlete ombudsman.” You’ll recall that Ruger pulled a Harry Houdini […]