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Jon Waldman & Greg Oliver - Book Launch

Thursday Nov 05 2009 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Polo Park, in the Events Alcove

Slam! Wrestling: Shocking Stories from the Squared Circle (ECW Press)

Filled with interviews and insider insight, this book takes readers on a journey through Slam! Wrestling’s first dozen years and the often all too real world of professional wrestling - from WWE to the independent leagues that dot North America’s landscape.

Jon Waldman is a veteran SLAM! staffer who has worked for the website since 2000. He lives in Winnipeg. Greg Oliver as been writing about professional wrestling for over 17 years and is the author of the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame series — The Canadians, The Heels, and The Tag Teams.

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Slam! Wrestling

- by Greg Oliver, Jon Waldman

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From the celebration of WrestleMania XVIII in Toronto to the tragic death of Owen Hart, this collection features highlights from SLAM! Wrestling's 12-year history. Interviews with "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, John Cena, "The Rock" Dwayne Johnson, and Trish Stratus seamlessly mesh with stories about the World Wrestling Entertainment megalith and the independent leagues that dot the North American landscape while striking photographs tell a visual tale. Founded by journalists yearning to break free from traditional sports coverage, the SLAM! Wrestling website has been a haven for fans and an inspiration to the internet wrestling community; behind-the-scenes information on the site's staff and insight into its ever-growing popularity is also included.