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July 14, 2010

Another Wrestler Suicide Attempt

British wrestling journalist Mike Aldren reports that wrestler Chris Hamrick, 43, who worked for the original Philadelphia-based ECW, attempted suicide on  Tuesday. From Aldren’s Wrestling Globe […]
July 15, 2010

Wrestling Newsletter Writer Thinks He Has Proof That ‘Mothers Opposing McMahon’ Is a Democratic Front Group

A couple of days ago I passed along Hartford Courant columnist Rick Green’s blog item about the group Mothers Opposing (Linda) McMahon. Green made the plausible […]
July 15, 2010

‘Is Anyone Not Clear?’

The Twitterer @thetrough — alias Ted Mann of the New London Day — posts, “Is anyone not clear that Mothers Opposing McMahon is a Dem group? […]
July 15, 2010

Jiu-Jitsu? A Scenario for a Double-Agent Twist on ‘Mothers Opposing McMahon’

Believe me when I say that I was all set to leave the Mothers Opposing McMahon mystery alone. Dave Meltzer, the most respected wrestling journalist, and […]
July 16, 2010

New York Times Sets a New World Record: 2,300 Words on Linda McMahon – Not One of Them ‘Benoit’ or ‘Death’

The New York Times has published its long-anticipated major piece on Linda McMahon by reporters Raymond Hernandez and Joshua Brustein: “A Senate Run Brings Professional Wrestling […]
July 16, 2010

Second Mixed Martial Arts Death: Brain Hemorrhage

Mixed martial artist Michael Kirkham died of a brain hemorrhage on June 28, never reviving after being knocked unconscious two days earlier in a fight in […]
July 16, 2010

Mike Benoit on The New York Times on Linda McMahon

Earlier I commented on the appallingly inadequate Linda McMahon article in today’s New York Times. Here’s more from Mike Benoit, the father of the late Chris […]
July 16, 2010

How About ‘Corporate Success Story Or Death Merchant’?

In its wisdom, Connecticut Capitol Report chooses as its react link to the New York Times Linda McMahon story a blog at the Christian Science Monitor […]
July 16, 2010

More Linda McMahon/NYT Fallout: Salon Magazine With Smug Liberal Standup Joke 27-C

What’s next? The lame Jay Leno monologue gag or the Michael Moore documentary on how only George W. Bush would be stupid enough to vote for […]