June

June 30, 2010

WWE Board Member Lowell Weicker Spins for Linda McMahon

Former Connecticut senator and governor — and World Wrestling Entertainment charter board member — Lowell Weicker is a guest next Sunday on Dennis House’s Face the […]
June 30, 2010

Muchnick Book Bonus – ‘The (Thwak!) Deregulation of (Thump!) Pro Wrestling (The Bureaucrats Behind Hulk Hogan)’

Originally published in The Washington Monthly, June 1988. Reprinted as Chapter 3 of Wrestling Babylon: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal (ECW Press, 2007). […]
June 30, 2010

Linda McMahon Wants Your Vote … For Real!

Smart people – who are about half as smart as they think – express amazement that others can take pro wrestling seriously. But for me, the […]
June 28, 2010

Pro Wrestling Torch Mentions Dr. Joseph Maroon Issue

I believe James Caldwell of Pro Wrestling Torch is the first reporter outside this blog to mention my efforts to get everyone to connect World Wrestling […]
June 28, 2010

Brain Injuries in Linda McMahon’s WWE and the NFL – Where Sports and ‘Sports Entertainment’ Overlap

Drs. Julian Bailes and Bennet Omalu of the Brain Injury Research Institute at West Virginia University are announcing today that their studies of National Football League […]
June 28, 2010

My Take on Fedor’s Loss and ‘Mixed Martial Arts Randomness’

“No-Longer Invincible Fedor Latest Victim of Mixed Martial Arts Randomness” by Irvin Muchnick‚ Beyond Chron http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/No_Longer_Invincible_Fedor_Latest_Victim_of_Mixed_Martial_Arts_Randomness_8267.html
June 27, 2010

Background on Martha Hart’s Suit Against Linda McMahon and WWE

Linda McMahon, the well-heeled Senate candidate, and Martha Hart, the resourcefully litigious widow of a performer in Vince and Linda McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment, had a […]
June 27, 2010

My Coverage of Fedor Emelianenko’s Shocking Loss

Fedor’s mystique snuffed in 69 seconds By IRVIN MUCHNICK FOR QMI Agency and SLAM! Sports http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Fighting/MixedMartialArts/2010/06/27/14534041.html
June 25, 2010

‘Voters Must Weigh McMahon Business Experience’

Letter to the editor in the New Haven Register by Frank DePino of Hamden: http://nhregister.com/articles/2010/06/24/opinion/doc4c22d3f70b9bd789466005.txt