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November 4, 2010

WWE Spokesman: ‘Fans Know When Politicians Are Just Dishing Out BS’

The Hearst Connecticut newspapers’ ever-enterprising Brian Lockhart listened in today on World Wrestling Entertainment’s quarterly conference call to discuss financials released earlier today. To Lockhart’s disappointment, […]
November 8, 2010

‘Road Map to New Government Investigations of Pro Wrestling’ … full text from Wrestling Observer website

[originally published on the website of Wrestling Observer on November 3, at http://www.f4wonline.com/content/view/18192/] Road Map to New Government Investigations of Pro Wrestling by Irvin Muchnick The […]
November 9, 2010

Linda McMahon Is Determined to Run for Something Again

In her first post-election interview, with Neil Vigdor of Hearst, Linda McMahon suggests that she will be running again for high elective office, despite her $50 […]
November 11, 2010

Thoughts on Mick Foley’s Interview on TSN’s ‘Off the Record’

Wrestler-author Mick Foley, the hardcore legend, has another one of his interesting interviews, with Michael Landsberg of the Canadian cable network TSN’s Off the Record. The […]
November 12, 2010

‘Concussion Issue Reaches Critical Mass in American Culture and Politics’ … today at Beyond Chron

Have you seen the new TV commercial from Toyota about concussions in football? The car company brags that its research on crash safety has been turned […]
November 12, 2010

“Muchnick says Blumenthal has ‘moral obligation’ to investigate sports concussions”

Thanks to Tom Dudchik of Connecticut Capitol Report (http://ctcapitolreport.com) for that headline and link to my Beyond Chron piece today.
November 12, 2010

Political Commentator: Will Blumenthal Succeed Feingold As ‘Conscience of the Senate’?

“Who Will Replace Russ Feingold as the Conscience of the Senate?” Philip Terzian, The Weekly Standard http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/who-will-replace-feingold-conscience-senate_516561.html “My own (admittedly unconventional) nominee would be Richard Blumenthal, […]
November 14, 2010

Cageside Seats Post-Election Rap

I talk at length about the election and its aftermath in a podcast with David Bixenspan and Keith Harris of Cageside Seats at http://www.cagesideseats.com/2010/11/13/1812688/cageside-radio-11-13-10-w-irv-muchnick-on-the-linda-mcmahon-campaign.
November 15, 2010

Where Is WWE in Daily Beast Ranking of TV’s Most Dangerous Shows?

The Daily Beast today published a story headlined “The 22 Most Dangerous TV Shows.” See http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-11-14/dancing-with-the-stars-glee-survivor-more-dangerous-tv-shows/?om_rid=Ni$D6U&om_mid=_BM4TPKB8Vuau5b. The list starts with The Vampire Diaries (1 minor injury, […]