"Irv Muchnick knows wrestling like Anna
Wintour knows fashion, and his intriguing
collection of ring tales is written with
passion and savage humor."
"Muchnick on wrestling is a surreal thing.
There's a curious joke there somewhere, and
I daresay he's the man to pin it down."
ROY BLOUNT JR.
"This is an industry with as much to say
about our collective consciousness at
ballet, athletics, and opera combined -- and
with WRESTLING BABYLON it has met its
match..... a sock on the jaw."
From the Foreword
by BERT RANDOLPH SUGAR
"WRESTLING BABYLON is the literary link
between fans (including closet
intellectuals) and intellectuals (including
The Week magazine
"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
San Francisco Chronicle
"Like his uncle Sam Muchnick, Irv Muchnick
is a great reporter. But Irv is also a great
Author, Wrestling at the Chase:
The Inside Story of Sam
Muchnick and the Legends
of Professional Wrestling