Archive for May, 2012

George Visger on Junior Seau

Published May 6th, 2012, Uncategorized

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 Visger’s Out of My Head: My Life In and Out of Football is available on Amazon Kindle at http://amzn.to/znZuiL, or as a plain PDF file by sending $2.99 via […]

‘“Many Brain-Damaged Football Players Would Do It All Over Again.” And Your Point Is … ?’ (full text)

Published May 6th, 2012, Uncategorized

[originally published 5/3/12 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/_Many_Brain_Damaged_Football_Players_Would_Do_It_All_Over_Again_And_Your_Point_Is__10122.html]   Ed. Note: This article was written before the news yesterday that Junior Seau, 43, a very recently retired all-pro linebacker, was dead of a gunshot wound to the chest, in what appears to be yet another football suicide. I recently served on a post-performance “talk back” panel following a […]

Must Read: Q&A Between Journalist Patrick Hruby and ‘United States of Football’ Documentary Maker Sean Pamphilon

Published May 4th, 2012, Uncategorized

Writing for the website of The Atlantic, Patrick Hruby has an extensive and uncommonly thoughtful Q&A with Sean Pamphilon, who is making an upcoming documentary entitled The United States of Football and is now well known for his recording of “BountyGate” coach Gregg Williams … um, issuing bounties. I’m too busy to pull out the […]

Muchnick Media This Week

Published May 4th, 2012, Uncategorized

5/3 Junior Seau suicide — “Tony Basilio Show,” WVLZ-AM 1180, Knoxville, Tennesse http://bit.ly/IILINQ   5/3 Junior Seau suicide — “Jim Richards Show,” NewsTalk 1010, Toronto http://bit.ly/IZO7ky 5/1 Chris Benoit book and the concussion crisis — “One-on-One With Steve Adubato,” PBS affiliates in New York and New Jersey http://bit.ly/IVHr6R   This week’s column in Beyond Chron […]

‘“Many Brain-Damaged Football Players Would Do It All Over Again.” And Your Point Is?’ … today at Beyond Chron

Published May 3rd, 2012, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick Ed. Note: This article was written before the news yesterday that Junior Seau, 43, a very recently retired all-pro linebacker, was dead of a gunshot wound to the chest, in what appears to be yet another football suicide. I recently served on a post-performance “talk back” panel following a preview of the […]