Archive for May, 2009

ECW Press Releases Cover of Irvin Muchnick’s ‘CHRIS & NANCY,’ Story of Benoit Murder-Suicide

Published May 21st, 2009, Uncategorized

See the new CHRIS & NANCY home page, including pre-order information: http://benoitbook.com =============== ECW Press releases cover image of Irvin Muchnick’s new book “Chris & Nancy: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro-Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death” MAY 15, 2009. Toronto. ECW Press has released the cover image of its Fall 2009 book Chris […]

Meltzer: Other Astin Dead Patient Was Probably Sherri Martel

Published May 21st, 2009, Uncategorized

In the current Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer covers on the ten-year federal prison sentence of Dr. Phil Astin, Chris Benoit’s personal physician, for overprescribing medications. I earlier noted that the harsh sentence was driven in part by information from the prosecutors that two Astin patients other than Chris and Nancy Benoit had died as […]

ARCHIVE 5/12/09: Benoit Doc’s Sentence: 10 Years

Published May 20th, 2009, Uncategorized

Dr. Phil Astin, who prescribed Chris Benoit a ten-month supply of steroids every three to four weeks, has received a ten-year sentence from a federal judge in Georgia after pleading guilty to 175 counts of overprescribing drugs to patients.

ARCHIVE 5/11/09: ‘Manny Being Canny: The Myth of the Ramirez Drug Suspension (full text)

Published May 20th, 2009, Uncategorized

‘Manny Being Canny: The Myth of the Ramirez Drug Suspension (full text) May 11th, 2009 [originally published at Beyond Chron on May 5, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Manny_Being_Canny_The_Myth_of_the_Ramirez_Drug_Suspension_6902.html.] By Irvin Muchnick Don’t buy that hill of beans from the Beantown-centric baseball media on the supposed flaky innocence of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Manny Ramirez, who yesterday was suspended for […]

ARCHIVE 5/10/09: ‘CHRIS & NANCY’ Amazon Pre-Order Links for Canada, Britain, Germany, Japan

Published May 20th, 2009, Uncategorized

‘CHRIS & NANCY’ Amazon Pre-Order Links for Canada, Britain, Germany, Japan May 10th, 2009 CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and  Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death is now available for pre-order through Amazon in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan, as well as the United States. Here are the complete […]