Sunday, August 23, 2009

CHRIS & NANCY Photo Preview Brings Record Traffic

CHRIS & NANCY Photo Preview

Brings Record Traffic

AUGUST 24, 2009—Anticipation of the October publication of Irvin Muchnick’s CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death has led to record traffic at the website.

From August 20 through August 23, the site recorded 7,781 downloads of the low-resolution version of two preview pages of the 16-page color photo insert in CHRIS & NANCY. The pages are viewable at A high-resolution version of the photo preview (, with longer download times) recorded 3,369 downloads.

The full text of the Foreword to CHRIS & NANCY, by award-winning New York Post columnist Phil Mushnick (no relation to author Muchnick), at, recorded 832 downloads over the same period.

For the book’s cover image and complete pre-order information, including international links to, go to

To reserve an autographed copy of CHRIS & NANCY direct from the author via PayPal, send $19.95 to You also can send $19.95 via postal mail (U.S. funds only) to:

Benoit Book

P.O. Box 9629

Berkeley, CA 94709

All U.S. orders of autographed copies direct from the author will be at the American retail price of $19.95, with free standard shipping to U.S. addresses. Prices for Canadian and other foreign orders will be published at a later date.

Irvin Muchnick is author of WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal, and a widely published magazine journalist. He is lead respondent in the current landmark case for freelance writers’ rights, Reed Elsevier v. Muchnick, in which oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court is set for October 7.

Media inquiries:

Irvin Muchnick

Simon Ware

Publicity Director

ECW Press






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