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Wrestling Babylon Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal

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ISBN-10: 1550227610

ISBN-13: 9781550227611

Edition: 2007

Authors: Irvin Muchnick

List price: $17.95
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Professional wrestling's most notorious scandals and drug-fueled spectacles are laid out using insider details and investigative journalism in this powerful expose of the sport. Featuring pieces previously published in magazines such as "Penthouse" and "People", this book examines the demise of the old Mafia-like territories, whose wake, with the help of cable television and deregulation, helped fuel the astonishing growth of professional wrestling. These solemn and thoroughly investigated accounts--of Hulk Hogan's drug use, the untimely death of Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka's girlfriend, the ill-fated Von Erich clan, and various scandals associated with World Wrestling Entertainment's Vince…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: ECW Press
Publication date: 4/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Irvin Muchnickis the author ofWrestling Babylonand the coauthor ofBenoit. His work hasnbsp;appeared innbsp;theNew York Times,Penthouse, and theVillage Voice. He is the nephew of legendary wrestling promoter Sam Muchnick. He lives in Berkeley, California.