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Irvin Muchnick is a writer whose work has appeared in publications ranging from "The New York Times" to "Penthouse." He is the nephew of legendary wrestling promoter Sam Muchnick. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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"Muchnick on wrestling is a surreal thing." --Roy Blount, Jr.
"Muchnick on wrestling is a surreal thing." -- Roy Blount, Jr.
"The wrestling version of "Alice in Wonderland" You fall into the hole and you discover a world you never dreamed of. But Muchnick didn't dream this stuff up, he dug it up." --Scott Ostler, sports columnist, "San Francisco Chronicle"
"Muchnick on wrestling is a surreal thing." -Roy Blount, Jr.
"Loaded with detailed and well-researched goodies." --"New York Post"
"The only problem with this wonderful book is that it ends too soon." "--BeyondChron"
""Wrestling Babylon" is the literary link between fans (including closet intellectuals) and intellectuals (including closet fans)." --John Heindenry, executive editor, "The Week" magazine
"Like his uncle Sam Muchnick, Irv is a great reporter. But Irv is also a great writer." --Larry Matysik, author, "Wrestling at the Chase: The Inside Story of Sam Muchnick and the Legends of Professional Wrestling"
"Irv Muchnick knows wrestling like Anna Wintour knows fashion, and his intriguing collection of ring tales is written with passion and savage humor." --Frank Deford, bestselling author and National Public Radio contributor
"The wrestling version of "Alice in Wonderland": You fall into the hole and you discover a world you never dreamed of. But Muchnick didn't dream this stuff up, he dug it up." --Scott Ostler, sports columnist, "San Francisco Chronicle"
"A few hundred years from now some archeologist is going to dig up a copy, alongside a box of men's neckties, and wonder which aspect of our culture was stranger . . . In a world of timid, formulaic scrivenings on sports and entertainment and sports entertainment, "Wrestling Babylon" is a sock on the jaw." --Bert Randolph Sugar, from the Foreword

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