Archive for October, 2010

Linda McMahon Uses Stephanie in Another New Commercial. Did Mom Teach Daughter to Lie to Congress?

Published October 27th, 2010, Uncategorized

Stephanie McMahon Levesque, wife of wrestler “Triple H” and daughter of Linda McMahon, extols her mom in a new campaign commercial aimed at eroding Linda’s nearly 2-to-1 deficit to Connecticut Senate race opponent Richard Blumenthal among female voters. Against that backdrop, I just thought I’d republish my August 24 post, “Did Linda McMahon’s Daughter Commit […]

George Will, ‘The Guy With the Bow Tie,’ Now Likes Linda McMahon, But It Wasn’t Always So

Published October 27th, 2010, Uncategorized

George Will, the syndicated columnist and television pundit, fancies himself the conscience of conservatism. But his endorsement of Linda McMahon in his newly published column on the Connecticut Senate race proves only the limits of conscience in politics. Will didn’t always think so highly of the McMahon family. When Vince and Linda McMahon in 2001 […]

Mike Benoit Press Conference Transcript

Published October 27th, 2010, Uncategorized

The transcript of the press conference in Hartford on Monday by Mike Benoit, the father of dead World Wrestling Entertainment performer Chris Benoit, can be viewed at http://muchnick.net/mikebenoittranscript.pdf. I tried to clean up as many typos as I could catch in the draft I was given, but I probably missed some. Irv Muchnick

Author Muchnick Interviewed Thursday on Connecticut Radio

Published October 27th, 2010, 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 by host Larry Rifkin on “Talk of the Town” on WATR Radio, 1320 AM, in Waterbury, Connecticut, on Thursday, October 28, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time (9:30 a.m. Pacific). The live interview, […]

Stand Up for Pro Wrestling Reform

Published October 27th, 2010, Uncategorized

The Linda McMahon campaign for Senate in Connecticut is deader than one of the scores of World Wrestling Entertainment performers who expired under the age of 50 on her watch as a top executive of WWE and its predecessor company. The Senate race was over as soon as Linda’s tightly controlled $50 million “self-funded” media […]