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January 17, 2010

Linda McMahon’s Opponent Says Her ‘Face the State’ Remarks Don’t ‘Face the Truth’

The campaign of Rob Simmons, Linda McMahon’s main opponent in the Republican Senate primary in Connecticut, immediately turned around a statement picking apart her defense of […]
January 18, 2010

When Linda McMahon’s Husband Stole Frank Deford’s Shoes (Part 1 of 3)

On Sunday’s Face the State, Linda McMahon touted her experience “in a business that is very testosterone-loaded.” I wonder if she had in mind an incident […]
January 18, 2010

Frank Deford, the ‘Wrestling Media,’ and Me (Part 2 of 3)

To state the painfully obvious, my name doesn’t belong in the same paragraph as Frank Deford’s in any discussion of journalistic or literary accomplishment. When my […]
January 18, 2010

Vince McMahon to Frank Deford: ‘I Have Proof I’m Not a Mobster!’ (Part 3 of 3)

In February 1992 Linda and Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Federation was fending off death by tabloid torture. For the full background, see this blog’s “Linda McMahon’s […]
January 18, 2010

What the Critics Are Saying About Irvin Muchnick’s ‘CHRIS & NANCY’

“Great read for anyone who cares about wrestling or is interested in true crime.” – Eric Lyden, Bookgasm.com, http://www.bookgasm.com/reviews/non-fiction/chris-nancy/ “Muchnick provides a great public service in […]
January 18, 2010

‘The King’ Lambastes Linda McMahon’s ‘Face the State’ Performance

And you thought I was unflattering to Linda McMahon. In a post by a Republican blogger who calls himself “The King,” McMahon’s shot yesterday on Face […]
January 19, 2010

Did Linda McMahon’s WWE Do No Federal Lobbying in 2009 – Or Just Not Report Any?

I am trying to figure out whether World Wrestling Entertainment, the former company of Senate candidate Linda McMahon, did Washington lobbying in 2009 – and, if […]
January 20, 2010

Muchnick’s Beyond Chron Piece to Analyze Linda McMahon Senate Race After Scott Brown Win

Irvin Muchnick, author of CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death, will have a column in Thursday’s […]
January 20, 2010

Wrestling’s Jim Cornette Rips the McMahons

Simon Rothstein of UK’s Sun has a hard-hitting interview today with Jim Cornette, the pro wrestling manager and executive who is now with the promotion Ring […]