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May 9, 2012

‘A Concerned Mom’: ‘Great Article by Muchnick’

From the comments log at Dustin Fink’s Concussion Blog, in reference to my Beyond Chron column today. I hereby nominate “A Concerned Mom” for the presidency […]
May 9, 2012

Frank Deford’s Strong NPR Commentary on Youth Football

(reprinted with permission)   FRANK DEFORD   Sweetness And Light by Frank Deford Mind Games: Football And Head Injuries Download  May 9, 2012 Even as the […]
May 9, 2012

‘Let Elite Athletes Destroy Their Own Brains – But Stop Turning High School Players into Tackling Dummies’ … today at Beyond Chron

During the 1981 major league baseball players’ strike, I traveled to Norfolk, Virginia, to watch the New York Mets’ top farm club at the time, the […]
May 8, 2012

Director Steve James: Concussion Documentary’s Funders Are Anonymous (Part 3, ‘Game Within Head Games’)

In an email, Steve James, director-producer of the film Head Games, told me: “As is increasingly the case in documentaries these days, funding has come from […]
May 7, 2012

Follow Concussion Inc. on Twitter

Irvin Muchnick ‏ @irvmuch Will Nowinski documentary propel concussion debate or bog it down in vanity? (Part 1, “Game Within the Head Games”) … https://concussioninc.net/?p=5607 Alan […]
May 7, 2012

New York Times Refuses to Comment on Why It Didn’t Disclose Alan Schwarz Associate Producer Role in Chris Nowinski Film

Alan Schwarz of The New York Times, who almost exactly a year ago took great umbrage at my comparing his relationship with Chris Nowinski to that […]
May 7, 2012

Email Exchange With Alan Schwarz of New York Times, Associate Producer of ‘Head Games’ Film (Part 2, ‘Game Within the Head Games’)

Muchnick to Alan Schwarz Alan: Below is my post about your upcoming film. For a new piece tomorrow, please answer a few questions. (I wanted to […]
May 7, 2012

Will Nowinski Documentary Propel Concussion Debate – Or Bog It Down in Vanity? (Part 1, ‘Game Within the Head Games’)

Next Tuesday, May 15, is the night of the premiere, in Chicago, of a new documentary, Head Games, which was inspired by the 2006 Chris Nowinski […]
May 6, 2012

George Visger on Junior Seau

In the wake of Junior Seau’s suicide, Concussion Inc. author George Visger did a great interview on CW31’s Good Day Sacramento. Here’s the link: http://gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com/video/7141932-george-visger-interview/ George […]