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ARCHIVE 9/2/07: Bracing for a Benoit Bombshell

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

The investigations of pro wrestling’s death culture can expect to take an intriguing new turn this week with new revelations by Michael Benoit, the father of wrestler Chris Benoit, who killed his wife, their son, and himself over a weekend in late June.

ARCHIVE 8/31/07: WWE Suspends 10; Congressional Hearings Now Certain

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

World Wrestling Entertainment has announced the suspension of ten wrestlers for violations of its “wellness policy” after the district attorney in Albany, New York, produced information that they were on the client list of Signature Pharmacy, an Internet trafficker of steroids and human growth hormone.

ARCHIVE 8/19/07: ‘Josh Kornbluth Show’ Replay — Monday, August 20, KQED-TV in San Francisco

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

WRESTLING BABYLON author Irvin Muchnick’s February interview on The Josh Kornbluth Show on San Francisco’s PBS affiliate, KQED-TV, Channel 9, will be replayed on Monday, August 20, at 7:30 p.m.

ARCHIVE 8/16/07: Benoit / Wrestling Deaths Article in Today’s Washington Post

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

The Washington Post today has a long, thorough article on the Chris Benoit case and the pandemic of deaths in pro wrestling.

ARCHIVE 8/13/07: Wrestling Death No. 10 in 2007: Brian ‘Crush’ Adams

Published May 13th, 2009, Uncategorized

Brian Adams, who wrestled as “Crush” on the WWF tag team Demolition, has died at age 44.