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Bob Calhoun

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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: 4.11 · 63 ratings · 15 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
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"This book was so good, my 70 lb puppy ate it! (For Straight!) If you're into independent wrestling, which I am, you'll love this personal recollection of Incredibly Strange Wrestling by Count Dante. Part autobiography, part memoir, part social his..." Read more of this review »
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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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Sarah Jane I got your book in the mail this weekend! I'm ready to be wowed.


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