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January 11, 2010

Wrestling Journalist Calls Borga Death ‘Another Example of Bill Coming Due’

In an email to me, James Caldwell of Pro Wrestling Torch strikes the right balance in reacting to this blog’s item about Tony “Ludvig Borga” Halme. […]
January 11, 2010

Ask the Candidates: What Do You Think About Linda McMahon and Death in Pro Wrestling?

[the text below was emailed and/or faxed to all four candidates] Dear Connecticut U.S. Senate candidates: Last week my blog, http://wrestlingbabylon.wordpress.com, published a  seven-part series headlined […]
January 11, 2010

Paging David Westin, President of ABC News

Your humble blogger emailed David Westin, the president of ABC News, with questions about weekend Good Morning America co-host Kate Snow’s miserable piece on Linda McMahon […]
January 11, 2010

Tony ‘Ludvig Borga’ Halme Committed Suicide: Finnish Newspaper

Ilta-Sanomat, a tabloid newspaper in Finland, is reporting that former World Wrestling Entertainment wrestler Tony “Ludvig Borga” Halme’s death at 47 was by suicide. (Thanks again […]
January 12, 2010

How Linda McMahon Will Try to Answer – But Fumble – ‘The Question’

One of the most eagerly anticipated moments of the Connecticut politico season comes on Sunday, when Linda McMahon will be interviewed about her U.S. Senate candidacy […]
January 12, 2010

ABC News Denies Airbrushing Linda McMahon Transcript — Fine, Then Publish the Whole Thing

ABC News has responded, but not very persuasively, to my criticism of its Saturday World News report on the Senate candidacy of Linda McMahon. An ABC […]
January 12, 2010

Linda McMahon and the Anatomy of a Network TV News Dud

Early Saturday morning in California I was awakened by a phone call from an ABC News producer. Which is fine — what I worry about is […]
January 13, 2010

Dan and Susan Are the Tip of Linda McMahon’s Iceberg in State Politics

I want to call attention to Hartford Courant columnist Rick Green’s useful blog item yesterday, “When Dan and Susan Loved Linda and the WWE,” http://blogs.courant.com/rick_green/2010/01/when-dan-and-susan-loved-linda.html. I […]
January 13, 2010

Susan Bysiewicz & Linda McMahon’s $$$

Susan Bysiewicz, Connecticut’s secretary of state who was all set to run for governor, instead will be running for attorney general, as the game of musical […]