May 20, 2009

ARCHIVE 12/2/08: ‘The Unbearable Ambiguity of Benoit’ at SLAM! Wrestling

But the Benoit family tragedy is no angle; it is chilling, real-life detail on the demise of the sport’s greatest bell-to-bell performer of the last 20 years. The reason that detail merits closer scrutiny, even in the absence of some sensational conspiracy theory, is the insight it provides into the larger pathologies of pro wrestling.
May 20, 2009

ARCHIVE 12/16/08: Who Let the Benoit Dogs Out? Probably Themselves

With other and more substantive discrepancies in the official explanations for what happened after Chris Benoit killed his wife and their son and himself, I think we can officially bury the question of why the Benoit’s German Shepherd guard dogs were not in the enclosed area near the backyard pool, as Chris’s final text messages had said.
Concussion Inc. - Author Irvin Muchnick