Archive for April, 2010

No WWE Lobbying? Why, Rick Santorum Handled the Account!

Published April 8th, 2010, Uncategorized

Jennifer Dlouhy of Hearst newspapers has a good one on how “outsider” Linda McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment has lobbied a time or two or thousand. See “WWE spent $1M on ‘educating’ politicians in last decade,” http://www.ctpost.com/default/article/McMahon-no-stranger-to-lobbyists-440708.php#page-1. A chapter in my 2007 book Wrestling Babylon reprinted my 1988 article for The Washington Monthly, “The (Thwak!) Deregulation […]

Muchnick’s Connecticut Public Radio Interview in Podcast Form

Published April 7th, 2010, Uncategorized

The podcast of CHRIS & NANCY author Irvin Muchnick’s on April 7 with John Dankosky on WNPR, Connecticut Public Radio, now can be downloaded at http://www.cpbn.org/program/where-we-live/episode/wwl-irvin-muchnick. Below is the full list of current links from the Connecticut tour. The list will continue to be updated as additional links become available. TV Tuesday, March 23 WTNH […]

Read WWE Cardiologist Bryan Donohue’s PR For Yourself

Published April 6th, 2010, Uncategorized

http://muchnick.net/donohuepr.pdf

WWE Cardiologist Bryan Donohue’s Supplement Company Has PR Firm That Doesn’t Disclose His Equity Interest

Published April 6th, 2010, Uncategorized

What most fascinates me about Linda McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment – a kitsch marketing corporation so huge it can underwrite a plausible U.S. Senate candidacy – isn’t just how big it has become. The most interesting thing about the cultural phenomenon unleashed by Linda’s husband Vince is how pro wrestling values have come to infect […]

Muchnick’s Full Interview Wednesday on Connecticut Public Radio’s ‘Where We Live’

Published April 6th, 2010, Uncategorized

The full interview on Where We Live on WNPR (Connecticut Public Radio) with Irvin Muchnick, author of CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death, will be broadcast on the Wednesday, April 7, edition of the program during the 9 a.m. (Eastern time) hour. Muchnick’s 18-minute interview […]