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May 18, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/3/08: WRESTLING BABYLON Author Muchnick Interviewed for French TV Documentary

Irvin Muchnick was interviewed today by reporter Sabrina Van Tassel for a documentary for the French television series L’Effet Papillon (”The Butterfly Effect”).
May 18, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/4/08: Benoit Lost Voicemail Is Fishy: Evidence Expert

My probe of the mystery of Chris Benoit’s missing cell phone voicemail — which I think leads to overall credibility questions about the closing report on the Benoit double murder/suicide by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office — took me to an expert in the field, Kevin Ripa of Computer Evidence Recovery, a firm specializing in information technology investigations and data recovery.
May 18, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/5/08: Scott James = Scott Armstrong

Greg Oliver, wrestling writer-editor extraordinaire, reminds me to remind everyone that Scott James is better known as ex-wrestler and now ECW referee Scott Armstrong.
May 18, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/5/08: Dave Meltzer Misses the Point on Benoit Voicemail

In a comment on his update today at the Wrestling Observer website, Dave Meltzer pulls off the daily double of being both cryptic and weak.
May 19, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/5/08: Benoit Voicemail Scandal — Complete Rundown

It’s just about time to move on to fresher aspects of the Chris Benoit investigation. But first let’s fully review the scandal of the missing cell phone voicemail. No one out there – not Fayette County officials, not the Atlanta area media, not wrestling newsletters and news websites – should have the excuse that they don’t know what this is about.
May 19, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/7/08: Benoit: The Sheriff’s Flawed Report and Andrews International

In the coming days I’m going to take my reporting notes on the Benoit case into new territory. Before doing so, here are some housecleaning and further information on previous items.
May 19, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/7/08: Benoit: Speaking of Those 911 Calls …

Wrapping up the current thread on this blog about the role of Andrews International, WWE’s security firm, we should summarize what we now know were not one but two calls to 911 on June 25 by Dennis Fagan.
May 19, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/7/08: Benoit: What the Missing Voicemail Evidence Would Explain

As I said a couple of days ago — and as I’ve told my friend Dave Meltzer directly — the Wrestling Observer Newsletter is missing the boat on the disappeared Chris Benoit voicemail evidence.
May 19, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/8/08: Back to Daniel Benoit and Fragile X Syndrome

A subject of great sensitivity — yet one I remain convinced is another of those contributory factors in the full story of the Chris Benoit double murder/suicide — is the medical condition of Chris and Nancy’s seven-year-old son Daniel.