Archive for October, 2015

On Day of Jimmy Snuka’s New Hearing in 1983 Murder Case, Headline Links To Our 23 Years of Coverage

Published October 7th, 2015, Uncategorized

The 2013 ebook, JUSTICE DENIED: The Untold Story of Nancy Argentino’s Death in Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka’s Hotel Room, annotates our original article and benefits a women’s shelter in Nancy’s memory. You can order the ebook for $2.99 on Amazon Kindle (http://amzn.com/B00CPTP6VM) or a PDF copy by email (send $2.99 via PayPal to nancyargentino@gmail.com). One hundred […]

‘We’re Beginning to Learn Ugly Truths About the 32-Year Delay in Jimmy Snuka’s Murder Indictment’ … today at SLAM! Wrestling

Published October 5th, 2015, Uncategorized

The better-late-than-never murder indictment of Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka in the 1983 death of his girlfriend Nancy Argentino once again challenges us with one of the main socially redeeming features of pro wrestling — an alternative universe that is all about life imitating art. Indeed, since there’s no accounting for taste, and wrestling’s gleefully pandering interpretation […]

Muchnick to Be Interviewed This Week on Jim Cornette’s Podcast; Listen to Cornette’s Recent Discussion About Jimmy Snuka Case With Dave Meltzer

Published October 4th, 2015, Uncategorized

Jim Cornette, the classic and irrepressible pro wrestling personality and deep thinker, invited me onto his podcast this week, and I was delighted to accept. The interview will be recorded Tuesday. My main concern is that neither Jim nor I will be able to contain our predilections for not being outspoken enough. In preparation, I’m […]

Guest Column: The Latest History Lesson From Matt Chaney, Football’s Cassandra

Published October 4th, 2015, Uncategorized

Brain Injury in American Football: 130 Years of Knowledge and Denial 1900-1916: ‘Concussion Crisis’ Strikes Beloved Sport Part Two in A Series by Matt Chaney (Draft passage for pending post at ChaneysBlog.com)   1900-1904: Doctors, Football Officials Clash Over Brain Injuries By turn of the 20th century, brain “concussion” was elemental of news events, including […]

More of Matt Chaney, Football’s Cassandra (Part 1)

Published October 3rd, 2015, Uncategorized

Tomorrow Concussion Inc. will be publishing the latest Matt Chaney work-in-progress on the history of football safety propaganda. But first, take a look at Matt this week on another panel on ESPN’s Outside the Lines. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ny6U13jKfIU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yd7_5_oRDmw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjqpd41brRE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wtoy87u_Uc