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July 27, 2009

Chris Hedges’ New Jeremiad … And a Plague of Chrises

Chris Hedges has published a new book called Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle. Hedges is an award-winning journalist and […]
July 28, 2009

Wrestling Babylon YouTube Channel Adds Classic Muchnick Interview Clips

The Wrestling Babylon channel at YouTube has added two classic clips of national television interviews by author Irvin Muchnick to promote magazine articles that were later […]
July 29, 2009

Muchnick Book Club: QUEEN OF THE RING by Jeff Leen

I’m most of the way through a wonderful new book, The Queen of the Ring: Sex, Muscles, Diamonds, and the Making of an American Legend by […]
August 10, 2009

New York Post’s Mushnick on ‘Boring’ Steroid Issue

From the column in today’s New York Post by Phil Mushnick (http://www.nypost.com/seven/08102009/sports/moresports/redundant_roid_facts_important__not_bori_183833.htm?page=0) on steroid-scandal fatigue: “The truth may be redundant and become boring, but it’s too […]
August 14, 2009

Mrs. McMahon Wants to Go to Washington

Linda McMahon, Vince’s wife and the CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, is exploring a run for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut […]
August 17, 2009

Muchnick Coverage of Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

Gina Carano Date Night in San Jose: Hit Movie, Unhappy Ending http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Gina_Carano_Date_Night_in_San_Jose_Hit_Movie_Unhappy_Ending_7248.html ===== Cyborg pummels Carano, makes MMA history http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Fighting/MixedMartialArts/2009/08/16/10478786-sun.html
August 19, 2009

CHRIS & NANCY, Story of Benoit Murder-Suicide, Includes 16-Page Color Photo Section

CHRIS & NANCY, Story of Benoit Murder-Suicide, Includes 16-Page Color Photo Section AUGUST 19, 2009—CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro […]
August 21, 2009

‘Cyborg Pummels Carano, Makes History’ (full text from SLAM! Sports)

[originally published at SLAM! Sports on August 16, http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Fighting/MixedMartialArts/2009/08/16/10478786-sun.html Cyborg pummels Carano, makes history By Irvin Muchnick An hour after her technical knockout victory last night […]
August 21, 2009

‘Gina Carano Date Night in San Jose: Hit Movie, Unhappy Ending’ (full text from Beyond Chron)

[originally published at Beyond Chron, August 17, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Gina_Carano_Date_Night_in_San_Jose_Hit_Movie_Unhappy_Ending_7248.htm) Gina Carano Date Night in San Jose: Hit Movie, Unhappy Endlin By Irvin Muchnick My first live mixed […]