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When he's not being hit by steel chairs or fighting Sasquatches, Bob Calhoun is a San Francisco Bay Area freelance journalist. His work has appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle, Salon.com and Filmfax. His punk rock wrestling memoir, titled Beer, Blood & Cornmeal , is being released by ECW Press in April 2008."


Average rating: 4.23 · 47 ratings · 11 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Beer, Blood & Cornmeal: Sev...
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Beer, Blood & Cornmeal by Bob Calhoun
" Reads like more of a Bob Calhoun autobiography with an emphasis on his time with Incredibly Strange Wrestling, than a straight up retelling of what ISW was all about it. That being said, Calhoun is modest, self-effacing and has an entertaining wri... " Read more of this review »
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Paper Lion by George Plimpton
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I am an asshole. No really. I'm a total jerk-and-a-half. Look, trust me. I know what I'm talking about here. I checked this book out from the Berkeley Public Library about a year ago, and then left it on the BART train during my commute home. Berkele...more
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Shattering Conventions by Bob Calhoun
" Won this through the Goodreads giveaways! Thank you so much!

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This was just what I needed to read! It was awesome! A great look at different conventions that will have you laughing from start to finish!

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Shattering Conventions by Bob Calhoun
" A very fine and funny book on conventions! I'm ready for the second installment now! "
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American Shaolin by Matthew Polly
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One of the best books on martial arts out there, and it's funny.
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The Glass Teat by Harlan Ellison
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Yes, it's pretty dated but still packs some great moments of Harlan Ellison savaging.
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