WRESTLING BABYLON Author Muchnick
Launches St. Louis Media Appearances And Book Signings
Irvin Muchnick, author of WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal (ECW Press) â€“ the hot new book about pro wrestling behind the scenes â€“ is scheduled for a round of book signings and media appearances in his native.
Muchnick will be at the Pro Wrestling Shirt Shop at the South County Mall on Thursday, June 21, at 7 p.m. The Pro Wrestling Shirt Shop is the home of the newWrestling Hall of Fame, whose charter inductees include his late uncle, legendary promoter and National Wrestling Alliance president Sam Muchnick. A crowd estimated at 500 attended the Hallâ€™s opening in February.
The author will be introduced by Larry Matysik, the long-time voice of â€œWrestling at the Chase,â€ which set local TV ratings records as well as the quality standard for televised wrestling. Matysik, himself aWrestling Hall of Fame inductee, is author of Wrestling at the Chase: The Inside Story of Sam Muchnick and the Legends of Professional Wrestling, and co-author of the forthcoming Brody: The Triumph and Tragedy of Wrestlingâ€™s Rebel.
Irvin Muchnick also will be at the Borders bookstore in the Sunset Hills Plaza on Friday, June 22, at 7 p.m.
In addition, Muchnick will make his first http://kfns.com. The May 29 edition of â€œThe Strangleholdâ€ will emanate from the Pro Wrestling Shirt Shop.media appearance for WRESTLING BABYLON as the guest of Brian Stullâ€™s â€œThe Strangleholdâ€ on KFNS, 590 AM, on Tuesday, May 29. The show airs from 7 to 9 p.m. and streams live on the Internet at
WRESTLING BABYLON is the second-best-selling title in its category in current Amazon rankings (the only book ahead of it is the latest New York Times bestseller by World Wrestling Entertainmentâ€™s Mick Foley). Frank Deford says, â€œIrv Muchnick knows wrestling like Anna Wintour knows fashion.â€calls WRESTLING BABYLON â€œa book that Vince McMahon no doubt wishes was never published.â€ John Heidenry, author of the new baseball history book The Gashouse Gang, says WRESTLING BABYLON â€œis the literary link between fans (including closet intellectuals) and intellectuals (including closet fans).â€