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July 17, 2010

Smart Guy, That Chris Powell of the Manchester Journal Inquirer

Keep working hard and maybe some day he can become a successful newspaper columnist. “Yankee Republicanism’s flag falls to Simmons” Chris Powell, Manchester Journal Inquirer http://www.journalinquirer.com/articles/2010/07/17/chris_powell/doc4c40b60227aa6998107646.txt […]
July 18, 2010

Linda McMahon News Roundup

A good one from David Collins of The Day in New London: “Just how big was Linda McMahon’s bankruptcy debt?”, http://www.theday.com/article/20100718/NWS05/307189860. Ed Stannard of the New […]
July 18, 2010

Greatest Hits on the WrestlingBabylon YouTube Channel

Irvin Muchnick confronts wrestling legend Bret Hart on CNN’s Nancy Grace, 6/29/07 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXmw7Fmhwgg *** Irvin Muchnick discusses CHRIS & NANCY with Gary Radnich on KRON4 News, […]
July 18, 2010

New York Times Falls for Both the Little Carnies and the Über Carnies

From Great Britain, Mike Aldren of Wrestling Globe Newsletter tells me that the New York Times story on Linda McMahon made him chuckle for a different […]
July 19, 2010

Hot Tip to ‘Good Morning America’ — Show Linda McMahon’s 2007 ‘Good Morning America’ Interview

It’s nice that ABC’s Good Morning America has joined the pack in running negative stories about Linda McMahon’s experience as CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment and […]
July 19, 2010

Muchnick Flashback: Linda McMahon’s Despicable June 2007 ‘Good Morning America’ Interview

Originally posted here on February 4, 2010. In the kind of move that has led the Hartford Courant’s Rick Green to label your humble blogger “unpredictable,” […]
July 20, 2010

Dissident Wrestling Journalists Tell Linda McMahon Story More Faithfully Than the Leading Ones

Dave Meltzer – who, I repeatedly emphasize, is most disappointing because he knows better – has resumed being a double-jointed joke in his coverage of the […]
July 21, 2010

WSJ Columnist Thomas Frank Does Good Culture-Mongering on Linda McMahon — But It’s Still Just Culture-Mongering

As I’ve said till I’m bluer in the face than one of Linda McMahon’s wrestlers getting choked out, I don’t think the answer to the riddle […]
July 21, 2010

Dave Meltzer Reports Ricky Steamboat ‘Still in Hospital and in Great Head Pain’

The weekly update on Ricky Steamboat’s medical condition (with thanks to the July 26 issue of Dave  Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter for staying on top of […]