Archive for January, 2010

Linda McMahon Chronicles: Strange Tale of the Stamford Police and the ‘Benoit Wikipedia Hacker’ (Part 1)

Published January 28th, 2010, Uncategorized

INTRODUCTION Chapter 9 of CHRIS & NANCY, my book about the Benoit murder-suicide, delves into the bizarre tale of the 19-year-old Stamford resident and UConn student who posted on Wikipedia the nugget that Nancy Benoit was dead – some 14 hours before the family’s bodies were discovered. For the special edification of those following the […]

WWE Stars Chris Jericho And ‘Hurricane’ Helms Arrested

Published January 28th, 2010, Uncategorized

TMZ.com was the first to report that World Wrestling Entertainment wrestlers Chris Jericho and Gregory “Hurricane” Helms were arrested for public intoxication early Wednesday in Erlanger, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. The mug shots of these WWE employees — excuse me, independent contractors — can be viewed  at http://www.tmz.com/2010/01/28/wwe-star-chris-jericho-arrested-in-kentucky/. Chris Jericho was one of […]

Sports Concussions Reach the Connecticut Legislature

Published January 27th, 2010, Uncategorized

The Hartford Courant‘s Capitol Watch blog reports that the Democratic majority in the state Senate seeks to make Connecticut the third state in the nation — after Washington and Oregon — to pass legislation requiring more stringent protocols for student-athletes for concussions. See http://blogs.courant.com/capitol_watch/2010/01/bill-intends-to-protect-studen.html. That’s a long way from banning chair shots by the Nutmeg […]

‘Connecticut Newsmakers’ Makes None

Published January 27th, 2010, Uncategorized

I took a pass on commenting instantly on Linda McMahon’s appearance on Sunday’s Connecticut Newsmakers on NBC30 in Hartford. Interviewer Tom Monahan’s questions, especially regarding World Wrestling Entertainment health and safety issues, broke new ground, and his follow-up to self-serving answers was nonexistent. James Caldwell of Pro Wrestling Torch more than compensated for what others […]

CHRIS & NANCY Is No. 2 in Pro Wrestling at Amazon

Published January 27th, 2010, Uncategorized

Irvin Muchnick’s CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death is currently No. 2 among pro wrestling books listed at Amazon.com. The only hotter-selling pro wrestling title is WWE Encyclopedia.