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June 28, 2010

Brain Injuries in Linda McMahon’s WWE and the NFL – Where Sports and ‘Sports Entertainment’ Overlap

Drs. Julian Bailes and Bennet Omalu of the Brain Injury Research Institute at West Virginia University are announcing today that their studies of National Football League […]
June 28, 2010

Pro Wrestling Torch Mentions Dr. Joseph Maroon Issue

I believe James Caldwell of Pro Wrestling Torch is the first reporter outside this blog to mention my efforts to get everyone to connect World Wrestling […]
June 30, 2010

Linda McMahon Wants Your Vote … For Real!

Smart people – who are about half as smart as they think – express amazement that others can take pro wrestling seriously. But for me, the […]
June 30, 2010

Muchnick Book Bonus – ‘The (Thwak!) Deregulation of (Thump!) Pro Wrestling (The Bureaucrats Behind Hulk Hogan)’

Originally published in The Washington Monthly, June 1988. Reprinted as Chapter 3 of Wrestling Babylon: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal (ECW Press, 2007). […]
June 30, 2010

WWE Board Member Lowell Weicker Spins for Linda McMahon

Former Connecticut senator and governor — and World Wrestling Entertainment charter board member — Lowell Weicker is a guest next Sunday on Dennis House’s Face the […]
July 1, 2010

Transcript of GOP National and State Chairs Denying Linda McMahon’s Problems

Ken Dixon of the Hearst papers in Connecticut has a wonderful new blog post with the transcript of Republican National Committee chair Michael Steele’s and state […]
July 1, 2010

Talkin’ Linda McMahon and ‘Character and Integrity’ with Chris Benoit’s Father

Mike Benoit – Chris Benoit’s father – is among the blog readers who have encouraged me to join the fray over The New York Times’ politically […]
July 2, 2010

Linda McMahon’s Body Count – Dead People – Remains a Taboo Subject

Now The Wall Street Journal has joined the conversation of whether World Wrestling Entertainment’s “image” is a factor in its co-founder and former CEO Linda McMahon’s […]
July 2, 2010

Yo, NFL Spokesman Greg Aiello — What’s Up With WWE Medical Director Joseph Maroon?

This is the text of a fax sent on June 15 to Greg Aiello, vice  president for public relations of the National Football League, and resent […]