November 16, 2010

Late Lance Cade Might Beg to Differ Over Whether WWE’s ‘Raw’ Belongs on Daily Beast List of TV’s Most Dangerous Shows

As noted here yesterday, pro wrestling programs aren’t listed in The Daily Beast’s ranking of the 22 most dangerous shows on television. Tell that to the […]
November 17, 2010

What Is the Status of the State of Connecticut’s WWE Investigation?

There are two open government investigations of the pro wrestling industry. One is dormant and probably will be revived only if Senator-elect Richard Blumenthal chooses to […]
November 18, 2010

Muchnick’s Public Records Request in Connecticut Investigation of WWE

Yesterday I reviewed the little that is known so far about the audit by the Connecticut Department of Labor of World Wrestling Entertainment’s alleged independent contractor […]
November 18, 2010

WWE a Beneficiary of Connecticut Film Tax Credits

World Wrestling Entertainment, a Stamford-based company that is being investigated by the Connecticut Department of Labor for alleged misclassification of employees as independent contractors, is a […]
November 19, 2010

Connecticut: No Complaint Paper Trail in WWE Independent Contractor Investigation

This morning I got an email from Heidi Lane, principal attorney in the Office of Program Policy at the Connecticut Department of Labor. Lane was responding […]
November 19, 2010

Linda McMahon’s Second Act

Linda McMahon, losing Senate candidate in a near-landslide, is crawling out of the woodwork a bit faster than expected. That’s like putting the ball on a […]
November 19, 2010

Muchnick’s Capitol Report

Blumenthal brings Better Business Bureau to its knees … Blumenthal to ‘actively’ keep the heat on Google … Blumenthal to follow through on investigations of death […]
November 20, 2010

‘Concussion Issue Reaches Critical Mass in American Culture and Politics’ (full text)

[originally published at Beyond Chron, November 12, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Concussion_Issue_Reaches_Critical_Mass_in_American_Culture_and_Politics_8668.html] by Irvin Muchnick Have you seen the new TV commercial from Toyota about concussions in football? The car […]
November 20, 2010

Coverage in Britain’s Shortlist Magazine

This week’s issue of Shortlist, a widely circulated men’s magazine in Great Britain, has an important article by writer James McMahon (no relation to Vince and […]
Concussion Inc. - Author Irvin Muchnick