Congressman Henry Waxman, chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, has issued a letter to John Walters, director of the President’s Office of National Drug Control Policy, summarizing the committee’s investigation of steroid use in pro wrestling.
One of the stranger passages in Vince McMahon’s interview by Congressional investigators is where he’s asked about Frank Deford’s piece praising a study of early deaths in wrestling by Wrestling Observer Newsletter’s Dave Meltzer.
I’ve been harsh on the outcome of the Congressional investigation of pro wrestling’s death pandemic.... However, I have to agree that the record created by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is impressive.
Readers of this blog probably noticed a lull in content lately. There are two main reasons for this — the first being that my book CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death has been delivered to the publisher, ECW Press, and is in production.... The other reason Wrestling Babylon News slowed down involves my other hat, as a writers’ rights activist and lead objector to a global class-action copyright settlement with print and electronic publishers.