Archive for November, 2015

‘Why the Jimmy Snuka Murder Case Prosecutor’s Gag Order Worked’ (full text)

Published November 30th, 2015, Uncategorized

This article was originally published November 17 at   by Irvin Muchnick Two weeks ago, a Pennsylvania judge, at the request of the district attorney, issued a gag order in the murder trial of retired wrestling superstar Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka for the 1983 death of his girlfriend Nancy Argentino. The gag order had its immediate intended […]

Flashback: ‘Concussion Inc.’ Author Muchnick Interview by ‘Spiral of Denial’ Author Matt Chaney

Published November 27th, 2015, Uncategorized

Matt Chaney Interview With Muchnick on ‘Concussion Inc.: The End of Football As We Know It’ (full text) Published March 8th, 2015 As part of his February 28 article, “NFL Deaths Reflect Inept Care and Record-Keeping,”, journalist and author Matt Chaney interviewed Irvin Muchnick. The full Q&A text is below. CONCUSSION INC.: The End of […]

‘Concussion’ Movie’s Subject — NFL Whistleblower Bennet Omalu — Needs to Speak Out Against Disastrous Partnership with Football Industry-Friendly MomsTeam

Published November 23rd, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick     Others seem to have higher expectations than mine for the upcoming movie Concussion. There are only a handful of viable Hollywood plots. In this one, Will Smith — portraying pioneer researcher Dr. Bennet Omalu — is making his bid for Academy Award candidate turf previously occupied by Julia Roberts as […]

Irish Swim Coach Rapist George Gibney Applied For U.S. Citizenship in 2010, Government’s Index of Withheld Documents Shows

Published November 22nd, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick     George Gibney — the former Irish national swim team coach whose mid-1990s flight to the United States, after avoiding dozens of sex crime charges, is the basis of my current Freedom of Information Act litigation against the American government — appears to have applied for American citizenship in 2010. Briefs […]

John Ruger — The U.S. Olympic Committee Athlete Ombudsman Who Didn’t Ombuds

Published November 19th, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick     For more than a year I’ve been tracking the story of what the hell happened with John Ruger, the U.S. Olympic Committee’s athlete ombudsman — or maybe we should officially insert scare quotes and hereafter refer to the position as “athlete ombudsman.” You’ll recall that Ruger pulled a Harry Houdini […]