April 5, 2011

Time to Stop Making Excuses for WWE’s Criminal Choreography

A guy who signed his email “Chris” sent me this comment on the report here yesterday that World Wrestling Entertainment is again using chair shots to […]
April 6, 2011

Vince McMahon ‘Fines’ His Son-in-Law Triple H for WrestleMania Chair Shot

World Wrestling Entertainment announced on its corporate website that the two wrestlers involved in the cranial chair-shot spot in Sunday’s WrestleMania were fined. The complete statement: […]
April 6, 2011

WWE’s Secret Weapon: The Public Hits ITSELF Over the Head With a Proverbial Chair and Forgets Everything!

Linda McMahon, unsuccessful 2010 candidate for the U.S. Senate and presumed frontrunner for the 2012 Republican nomination for Connecticut’s other Senate seat, is “distancing herself” from […]
April 6, 2011

Hits Keep Coming From WWE – Where They Don’t Do Chair Shots to the Head Except When They Do

A new Cageside Seats piece by David Bixenspan has chilling additions to the reporting here on World Wrestling Entertainment’s ugly history of indefensible cranial chair shots, […]
April 7, 2011

Connecticut Sponsor of MMA Legalization Won’t Comment on Wrestling Regulation

The Connecticut state representative who introduced legislation to legalize mixed martial arts won’t comment on parallel efforts to regulate the pro wrestling industry, which is dominated […]
April 7, 2011

‘NFL Labor Negotiations Aren’t Just a Bilateral Affair’ (full text from Beyond Chron)

[originally published April 4 at Beyond Chron, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/NFL_Labor_Negotiations_Aren_t_Just_a_Bilateral_Affair_9049.html]   by Irvin Muchnick Addicted populist poseurs that so many of them are, our elected leaders can soon […]
April 7, 2011

Chair Shots to the Head Are Fine. Just Watch Those ‘Unprotected’ Ones. Got That?

Sean Radican, who writes for Pro Wrestling Torch, is a nice guy who seems to suffer from an acute, perhaps terminal, case of rationalizing fandom. Radican […]
April 8, 2011

Vince McMahon and Triple H Thread the Needle on Cranial Chair Shots – Will the Old Sew-and-Sews Get Away With It?

I live 2,927 miles from Greenwich, Connecticut, home of Linda McMahon – this according to Google Maps, one of the bêtes noires of Richard Blumenthal, the […]
April 11, 2011

New Wrestling Death: Larry Sweeney, 29

Concussion Inc. - Author Irvin Muchnick