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May 10, 2009

ARCHIVE 9/13/06: WRESTLING BABYLON — March 2007 from ECW Press

ECW Press has announced a March 2007 publication date for Irvin Muchnick’s book WRESTLlNG BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death and Scandal.
May 10, 2009

ARCHIVE 9/15/06: ‘I Am Officially Stoked’

There’s a nice early endorsement of WRESTLING BABYLON in a post at an online discussion board called Death Valley Driver.
May 10, 2009

ARCHIVE 9/22/06: Hollywood Babylon to WRESTLING BABYLON

Esteemed wrestling historian J Michael Kenyon points out that there’s a substantive, as well as a punning, link between the titles WRESTLING BABYLON and Hollywood Babylon.
May 10, 2009

ARCHIVE 10/15/06: Advance Praise from Frank Deford, Roy Blount Jr., and Others

Sports Illustrated writer, National Public Radio commentator, and bestselling author Frank Deford leads the chorus of advance praise for WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death and Scandal – Irvin Muchnick’s forthcoming book about pro wrestling behind the scenes.
May 10, 2009

ARCHIVE 11/1/06: Josh Kornbluth, Wrestling Fan

I got one of the thrills of my professional life yesterday when Josh Kornbluth called. Josh tentatively invited me to appear early next year on The Josh Kornbluth Show, which airs Monday and Friday nights on San Francisco’s PBS affiliate, KQED (Channel 9).
May 10, 2009

ARCHIVE 11/3/06: Amazon.com Begins International Pre-Orders

Amazon.com has begun taking international orders for WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal by Irvin Muchnick.
May 10, 2009

ARCHIVE 11/22/06: Bert Randolph Sugar’s Foreword — ‘A Sock on the Jaw’

WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal – Irvin Muchnick’s forthcoming book about pro wrestling behind the scenes – “is a sock on the jaw,” says the Foreword by ESPN personality and boxing historian Bert Randolph Sugar.
May 10, 2009

ARCHIVE 12/2/06: ECW Press catalogue page

The Spring 2007 catalogue of ECW Press has been published. The page for WRESTLING BABYLON can be viewed at http://muchnick.net/catalogue.pdf.
May 10, 2009

ARCHIVE 12/26/06: WRESTLING BABYLON to Launch at Black Oak Books, Berkeley, March 27

WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal – Irvin Muchnick’s highly praised book about pro wrestling behind the scenes – will launch with an author event at Black Oak Books in Berkeley, California, on Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m.