Archive for December, 2009

Paging Dr. Joseph Maroon, Medical Director for Senate Candidate Linda McMahon’s WWE

Published December 30th, 2009, Uncategorized

We still haven’t heard back from Dr. Joseph Maroon of Pittsburgh – the medical director for World Wrestling Entertainment – for comment on the reports here that WWE played fast and loose with the truth in a statement to ESPN about its knowledge of a West Virginia brain institute’s research on the long-term effects of […]

Great Moments in Email, Part 3

Published December 30th, 2009, Uncategorized

“DiRT” (email address “”) writes: “‘U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s husband Vince.’  Really? Did you go to the Geraldo school of journalism?” I’ve got to admit that DiRT has really nailed me here. How irresponsible of me not to have noted that: * Linda McMahon is running for county dogcatcher, not United States senator; * […]

Muchnick Interview Wednesday on

Published December 29th, 2009, Uncategorized

Irvin Muchnick, author of CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death, will be interviewed Wednesday, December 30, on The FDH Lounge on Sports Talk ( The interview with host Rick Morris will begin around 9 p.m. Eastern time (6 p.m. Pacific). Reviews of CHRIS & […]

Why Linda McMahon’s WWE Wrestlers Won’t Unionize: The Bret Hart Story

Published December 29th, 2009, Uncategorized

Last night, on USA cable’s Monday Night Raw, Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s husband Vince – the chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment – announced that Bret “The Hitman” Hart would be the guest host of Raw next Monday. Hart is a retired wrestling legend, and his falling out with the McMahons was about as […]

Hartford Courant Blog Picks Up ‘Vince Fought the Law’ Series

Published December 28th, 2009, Uncategorized

Hartford Courant “CT Confidential” blogger Rick Green just posted an item headlined “SMACKDOWN? Muchnick v. Vince and Linda McMahon.” See