June

June 11, 2009

Batista, Master of the Torn Triceps … And Bicep

WWE star Batista is out of action, yet again. This time it’s a torn bicep requiring surgery, with a recovery estimate of at least four months. […]
June 10, 2009

Great Moments in Email

SHAWN RYU: Hello, I read your article on Slam! website, and to be honest, I find it harder and harder to read your articles each and […]
June 10, 2009

Benoit Anniversary — Why It’s Important (at SLAM! Wrestling)

The second anniversary of the weekend that will live in infamy — June 22-24, 2007, when Chris Benoit strangled his wife Nancy with a cable TV […]
June 9, 2009

‘Requiem for Black Oak Books’ … today at Beyond Chron

Yet another venerable independent bookstore, Berkeley’s Black Oak Books, has closed its doors. This one hits home: in 2007 Black Oak kindly hosted the launch reading […]
June 6, 2009

ECW Press Catalogue Page for ‘CHRIS & NANCY,’ Story of Benoit Murder-Suicide

The ECW Press catalogue page for Irvin Muchnick’s forthcoming book, CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death, […]
June 5, 2009

Obama on the Wrestlingization of America

“I don’t find most of the cable chatter very persuasive. I’ve used this analogy before, it feels like WWF wrestling. You know, everybody’s got their role […]
June 4, 2009

CHRIS & NANCY Now Available at Amazon France

CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death is now available for pre-order from Amazon France. The link […]