Books and Articles

“Books won’t stay banned. They won’t burn. Ideas won’t go to jail. In the long run of history the censor and the inquisitor have always lost.” – Alfred Whitney Griswold, former President of Yale University

Selected Articles

CBS News Reporter Links to Ranjan’s Article on US Secretary of State Slamming Pro Wrestling!: Current CBS Reporter and Former CNN and MSNBC Contributor Matthew Felling links to Ranjan’s article on his twitter feed, here.

Ranjan’s Article Listed by Fark.com: Ranjan’s news report for SLAM! on the US Secretary of State slamming pro wrestling is listed by popular news site, Fark.com. Read Ranjan’s news report here.

Ranjan Plugged by Entertainment Tonight’s Leonard Maltin!: Mr. Maltin’s newly published article on Silent Film History praises Ranjan’s article on Bull Montana.

Film Historian Vs. Film Historian!: Ranjan takes on Entertainment Tonight’s Leonard Maltin, In a 2 Part Interview for SLAM!. Mr. Maltin finally breaks his silence on pro wrestling in films! Read part 1 here, and stay tuned for part 2 in February.

Wrestleleaks!: Dr. Chhibber is the first to translate, for a respected English news source, a controversial news item from India’s most respected 24 Hour News Network, Aaj Tak, about a former WWE Champion allegedly involved in a shooting.

Read Dr. Chhibber’s disturbing and groundbreaking article on Anti Semitism in the world of professional wrestling, in an exclusive interview with ECW Co-Founder, Paul Heyman.”

Read Dr. Chhibber’s hard-hitting and controversial interview with Darren Aronofsky and Mickey Rourke talking about their upcoming film, “The Wrestler.”  Read what they have to say about the Chris Benoit tragedy, and their calls for government to look into the sordid world of pro wrestling.

Lucha Libre Book Contributing Author

Co-Author of Dan Madigan’s Mondo Lucha A Go-Go: The Bizarre and Honorable World of Wild Mexican Wrestling.

Dr. Chhibber’s chapters covered, among other things, the importance of Paul Heyman to the world of wrestling, and Japanese film and TV’s influence on the Japanese wrestling style, Puroresu. (Published by Harper Collins).

Book Reading Tour / Talks

Nashville TN: Hastings Books.  “The Poets of Piledrivers: Paul Heyman and Vince Russo.”

Washington, DC: Olssons Books and Records: Reading Excerpts From His Chapters on Paul Heyman in Mondo Lucha A Go Go.

Las Vegas, NV: Cauliflower Alley Wrestling Convention.  Discussing Mondo Lucha A Go Go and signing copies of it with Dan Madigan.

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