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May 11, 2009

ARCHIVE 4/25/07: WRESTLING BABYLON On List of Recommended Books

WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal – Irvin Muchnick’s book about pro wrestling behind the scenes — is iisted as one of 14 books recommended by Louie Belina, on-air personality and program director of KZNE The Zone, Sports Radio 1150 AM in College Station, Texas.
May 12, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/3/07: WRESTLING BABYLON ‘An Acerbic Anthology’ (Play, Philly Arts Weekly)

WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal – Irvin Muchnick’s book about pro wrestling behind the scenes — is reviewed in the April 25 issue of Play, a Philadelphia-area arts and entertainment weekly. Reviewer David J. Foster calls WRESTLING BABYLON “an acerbic anthology that tears into the storms that plagued the [WWE chief Vince] McMahon era, from illegal steroid use to the sex scandals.”
May 12, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/9/07: Kevin Killian: WRESTLING BABYLON ‘Is Hardcore!’

Of all the positive reviews of Wrestling Babylon, none has made me prouder than the one just posted at Amazon by Kevin Killian. Yes, that’s the Kevin Killian, the prolific and admired San Francisco poet/novelist/critic/playwright.
May 12, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/9/07: WRESTLING BABYLON Author Muchnick at June 21 Book Signing in St. Louis

Irvin Muchnick — author of WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal — will sign books at an event at the Pro Wrestling Shirt Shop at the Westfield South County Mall in St. Louis on Thursday, June 21, at 7 p.m.
May 12, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/11/07: WRESTLING BABYLON Author Muchnick at Borders-Sunset Hills (St. Louis), June 22

Irvin Muchnick — author of WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal – will read from and autograph copies of his book at the Borders in Sunset Hills Plaza (suburban St. Louis) at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 22.
May 12, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/16/07: WRESTLING BABYLON Is Amazon’s No. 1 in ‘Hot New Releases in Wrestling’

WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal – Irvin Muchnick’s book about pro wrestling behind the scenes — has taken over the top spot in “hot new releases in wrestling” at Amazon.com.
May 12, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/18/07: WRESTLING BABYLON Featured in ‘Alex Marvez’s Weekly Look at Professional Wrestling’

An interview with Irvin Muchnick, author of WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal, is the focus of this Friday’s syndicated column by Alex Marvez.
May 12, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/18/07: More on WRESTLING BABYLON in Alex Marvez’s Column

The previous post, about syndicated columnist Alex Marvez’s article today about WRESTLING BABYLON, has been updated. It now includes links to the Rocky Mountain News (which does not require registration) and to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (which has a fuller transcript of Marvez’s Q-and-A with Muchnick:
May 12, 2009

ARCHIVE 5/24/07: WRESTLING BABYLON Author Muchnick on ‘The Stranglehold,’ KFNS St. Louis, May 29

Irvin Muchnick — author of WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal – will be a guest on Tuesday, May 29, on “The Stranglehold,” a wrestling show on KFNS 590 The Fan in St. Louis.