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August 30, 2009

Muchnick.net Releases Intro of Benoit Book

Muchnick.net Releases Intro Of CHRIS & NANCY, Story of Benoit Murder-Suicide AUGUST 31, 2009—The Chris Benoit case amounted to “a conspiracy between those who care too […]
September 10, 2009

New Wrestler Death

Peter Goodman, 29, who wrestled with the independent Arizona-based promotion Impact Zone Wrestling, died August 27. Mike Aldren’s Wrestling Globe newsletter said the listed cause of […]
September 11, 2009

Jeff Hardy Arrest — You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Jeff Hardy, a WWE star who left the company less than a month ago, was arrested in North Carolina on charges of trafficking in controlled prescription […]
September 16, 2009

CHRIS & NANCY Author Muchnick Reviews Chris Hedges’ ‘Empire of Illusion’

Irvin Muchnick, author of the forthcoming CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death, reviews Empire of Illusion […]
September 16, 2009

Linda McMahon Throws Her Hat — and Baggage — Into the Ring

It’s official: World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon has resigned to run for the Republican nomination for Christopher Dodd’s U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut. Irv Muchnick
September 16, 2009

Another Independent Wrestler Dies of Apparent Brain Injury

James Caldwell of Pro Wrestling Torch with the lowdown on the death a pro wrestler, 21-year-old Matt “Riot” Lowry, possibly from a brain aneurysm: http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/Other_News_4/article_35357.shtml Irv […]
September 16, 2009

Chris Nowinski Discusses Wrestlers’ Concussions on Toronto Radio

Chris Nowinski, the retired wrestler who started the Sports Legacy Institute, which studies athletes’ brain trauma, had a powerful interview about Chris Benoit and related subjects […]
September 20, 2009

Muchnick Review of Chris Hedges’ ‘Empire of Illusion’ … full text from SLAM! Wrestling

[originally published at SLAM! Wrestling on September 16 under the headline, “Empire of Illusion: An egghead tells us who’s zooming who,” http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/Reviews/2009/09/06/10771891.html] Maybe it’s just a […]
September 21, 2009

CHRIS & NANCY Table of Contents And Complete Preview

Benoit Book Table of Contents And Complete Preview at Muchnick.net SEPTEMBER 21, 2009—Author Irvin Muchnick’s website has released the facsimile pages of the Table of Contents […]