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June 15, 2009

Great Moments in Email, Part 2

An anonymous correspondent sent me a string  of messages, each one more intelligent than the last: * “knowe who the diva was who was fooling around […]
June 17, 2009

‘Steroid Cloud Hovers Over Baseball’s Feel-Good Stories’ (full text from Beyond Chron)

[originally published at Beyond Chron on June 15, http://quartz.he.net/~beyondch/news/index.php?itemid=7030] By Irvin Muchnick Anyone who cares about good government must scour the Washington coverage critically. Similarly, if […]
June 17, 2009

WrestlingBabylon / Chris & Nancy YouTube Channel Launched

A channel collecting the media appearances of Irvin Muchnick, author of WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal (2007) and the forthcoming CHRIS […]
June 17, 2009

‘No WWE in Benoit Wrongful-Death Suit’ (full text from SLAM! Wrestling)

[originally published on June 12 at SLAM! Wrestling under the headline “No WWE in Benoit wrongful-death suit — only Dr. Astin and “Distributors X, Y, Z,” […]
June 21, 2009

Donald Trump, WWE, And the SEC

In a Friday piece headlined “GE and WWE in Violation of Securities Law?”, http://www.foxbusiness.com/story/markets/industries/media/ge-wwe-violation-securities-law, Kathryn Glass of Fox News wondered about the storyline “sale” of World […]
June 22, 2009

Historical Footnote on Wrestler Brian Blair

Brian Blair, a retired wrestler who most recently was an elected commissioner of Hillsborough County, Florida, has been arrested and jailed in Tampa on charges that […]
June 24, 2009

Muchnick / Bret Hart CNN Exchange Popular at YouTube

The clip from the June 29, 2007, edition of CNN’s Nancy Grace, with an exchange between author Irvin Muchnick and retired wrestler Bret Hart about the […]
June 25, 2009

Gina Carano Doesn’t Exist in the East Bay Express

Last week the East Bay Express, based in Berkeley, California, ran a cover story on female mixed martial arts in the area. You can read it […]
July 1, 2009

Phil Mushnick Foreword to Irvin Muchnick’s Benoit Book

Phil Mushnick Writes Foreword To Irvin Muchnick’s CHRIS & NANCY, Story of Benoit Murder-Suicide JULY 1, 2009—Both Phil Mushnick, the award-winning New York Post columnist, and […]