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December 7, 2009

Senate Candidate Linda McMahon, Jeff Hardy, Umaga, Eddie Guerrero, and Chris Benoit

World Wrestling Entertainment’s Jeff Hardy took a leave of absence in September. Ostensibly, he was going to work on an independent reality-show project, but a little […]
December 7, 2009

P.S.: Senate Candidate Linda McMahon, Jeff Hardy, et al.

An alert blog reader points out that, as is often the case, your humble blogger was much too kind to Senate candidate Linda McMahon and corporate […]
December 7, 2009

Enough Umaga Crocodile Tears, Wrestling Fans — What Are You Going to DO About Wrestling’s Death Culture?

Jeuron Dove, writing on the website of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, says: “Congress and the media outlets that have the power to push people to probe […]
December 7, 2009

Bruno Sammartino Most Prominent Name in Linda McMahon-Bashing Article

The Hill, a Washington political website, today has a piece headlined “McMahon’s rise puts wrestling’s dangerous history in the spotlight.” The link is http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/70969-mcmahons-rise-puts-wrestlings-dangerous-history-in-the-spotlight. Bruno Sammartino […]
December 7, 2009

WRESTLING BABYLON Blog Now at Connecticut Capitol Report

Our blog has been picked up as an official column link at Connecticut Capitol Report (http://ctcapitolreport.com/), which is designed similarly to the Drudge Report. Thanks very […]
December 7, 2009

Politico.com Throws Some Jabs at Linda McMahon

Politico.com’s anticipated article with ex-wrestlers talking about Linda McMahon is out: “Wrestlers lob past at McMahon,” http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1209/30316.html. For people who know a bit about the history […]
December 8, 2009

‘Great read for anyone who cares about wrestling or is interested in true crime’ – Bookgasm.com

Full text of Eric Lyden’s review at Bookgasm.com of CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death is […]
December 8, 2009

Umaga Death Is Newest Doubletalk Challenge for Linda McMahon and WWE

Tolstoy said every unhappy family was unhappy in its own way, and so it is with the staggering hundreds of deaths in pro wrestling in recent […]
December 8, 2009

Linda McMahon Goes All Little Peggy March on Your Humble Twitterer

All right — so no one else out there remembers Little Peggy March. In 1963 she recorded “I Will Follow Him,” the first 45 rpm single […]