Coverage Of Benoit Wrongful Death Suit, Randy Savage-Slim Jim, Palumbo Update
— Irv Muchnick wrote an indepth article for SLAM! Wrestling looking at the wrongful death lawsuit, Paul and Maureen Toffoloni, the parents of Nancy Benoit, filed against Dr. Phil Astin III in U.S. District Court on Wednesday. Click here to read it.
— In a weird coincidence, the Slim Jim food plant out of North Carolina exploded the same day WWE released a DVD set on “Macho Man” Randy Savage, a former spokesperson for the brand. The explosion was serious as two people were found dead and a third person is still believed to be missing. To read the story, click here.
Other spokesmen from the world of wrestling for the beef jerky snack food have included Ultimate Warrior, Bam Bam Bigelow, Kevin Nash and Edge.
— Former WWE wrestler Chuck Palumbo wrote on his Twitter account (twitter.com/ChuckPalumbo) that his band, 3 Spoke Wheel, will be playing at the Thunder Run Bike Show in Bakersfield, California tomorrow.