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December 21, 2015

Will the Real Bennet Omalu Please Stand Up?

by Irvin Muchnick     On Friday, the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith with a bad West African accent as Dr. Bennet Omalu, opens at a […]
December 26, 2015

‘Concussion’ Movie Better Than Expected — But What Matters Now Is Bennet Omalu Foundation’s Complicity With Youth Football

by Irvin Muchnick     How much more convenient it would be for my curmudgeonly tendencies if Concussion, Peter Landesman’s new movie starring Will Smith as […]
December 30, 2015

‘Concussion’ Movie Partner MomsTeam Smeared CTE Victim Family to Newsweek Reporter — Also Exploited and Mocked Swimming Sex Abuse Victim

by Irvin Muchnick Our recent story that the producers of the Concussion movie have a wacky partnership with a self-serving nonprofit group called the MomsTeam Institute […]
December 30, 2015

P.S. on MomsTeam Smears

Regarding our post earlier today, at https://concussioninc.net/?p=10618, here is a statement by Kimberly Archie:   So ironic for a movie about discrediting and marginalizing Omalu is […]
December 30, 2015

‘Concussion’ Movie Director Peter Landesman Responds to Our Report That Marketing Partner Smeared CTE Victim’s Family

Peter Landesman: “You appear to be insane.” See also: “‘Concussion’ Movie Partner MomsTeam Smeared CTE Victim Family to Newsweek Reporter — Also Exploited and Mocked Swimming […]
December 31, 2015

Behind-the-Scenes Story of ‘Concussion’ Moviemakers’ Smears of CTE Victim’s Mother, Via Marketing Partner MomsTeam — Even Worse Than We Thought

by Irvin Muchnick   Yesterday we introduced the story of how the head of the MomsTeam Institute, a marketing partner of the new Concussion movie, smeared […]
December 31, 2015

P.S. on ‘Concussion’ Movie-MomsTeam Tandem Going From Bad To Worse: Exactly What Mother of CTE Victim Told Newsweek Europe

by Irvin Muchnick     An alert reader whose views I respect told me that our previous post on MomsTeams chief Brooke de Lench’s smears of […]
January 1, 2016

ICYMI: Our Series on How the ‘Concussion’ Movie Devolved From a Humanist Project to a Money Grab

In 2007, the time of the double murder-suicide of WWE’s Chris Benoit, there was a vision of a public campaign to use the cluster of findings […]
January 1, 2016

From ChaneysBlog: 1900-1968 News Line of Football Brain Damage and Policy-Making

1900-1968 NEWS LINE OF FOOTBALL BRAIN DAMAGE AND POLICY-MAKING By Matt Chaney Friday, January 1, 2016 1900 Oct. 24  Yale coaches contend that ‘heavy leather helmets’ lead to […]