Author Topic: Denie Walter? Need more about him!  (Read 30050 times)

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Denie Walter? Need more about him!
« on: August 05, 2008, 09:51:00 AM »
Hey how come there isn't anything ever written about "Denie" Walter? He was editor of Flex just before it was Flex and he was editor of MTI. he was a photojournalist as well as a competitor, author and a great contributor of the sport of Bodybuilding. I was told by a friend that he named Vince Gironda "The Iron Guru" and was the person who named the first Pec machine the "The Pec Deck". just wondering?

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Re: Denie
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2008, 09:59:20 AM »
because most guys here are young and clueless, this belongs on the history thread. denie was a good and prolific writer.however he once wrote a book called pscyhoblast on bodybuilding possibly the third worse sports book ever written next to juiced and vindicated by jose canseco.

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Re: Denie
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2008, 10:04:56 AM »
What happened to him?
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Re: Denie
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2008, 10:16:07 AM »
denie currently lives in mt pocono and still works in the bodybuilding field . he actually has a website. his full name is denie walters in case you want to google it . he was an extra in over 20 films and tv shows.

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Re: Denie
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2008, 10:35:52 AM »
I love Denny's :)

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Re: Denie
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2008, 10:52:13 AM »
What kind of name is "denie"?

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Re: Denie
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2008, 11:19:44 AM »
sticky this thread
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Re: Denie
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2008, 11:50:31 AM »
Great photog

Big Muscle Mag and Dan lurie guy back in the day

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Re: Denie
« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2008, 11:59:31 AM »

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Re: Denie
« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2008, 12:00:15 PM »
Psychoblast! Now there's a book for ya.

Good to know some remember who this guy is.

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Re: Denie
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2008, 01:30:53 PM »
i expanded my vocabulary immensely trying to understand the words used in his old mti articles

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Re: Denie
« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2008, 01:33:43 PM »
Psychoblast! Now there's a book for ya.

Good to know some remember who this guy is.

hey Fortress, did you witer for MuscleMag??

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Re: Denie
« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2008, 01:35:37 PM »
hey Fortress, did you witer for MuscleMag??

Yes, I did, and I am now its online editor. Thanks for remembering. 

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Re: Denie
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2008, 01:53:50 PM »
Yes, I did, and I am now its online editor. Thanks for remembering. 

cool. i have almost every issue ever, right back to number 1. even had my photo printed once or twice

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Re: Denie
« Reply #14 on: August 05, 2008, 01:58:26 PM »
Yes, I did, and I am now its online editor. Thanks for remembering. 
Cool. Back in the day when I read the mags, the last one I continued to read was MuscleMag.

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Re: Denie
« Reply #15 on: August 05, 2008, 02:00:41 PM »
i expanded my vocabulary immensely trying to understand the words used in his old mti articles

Interesting, Haz.

I built a great vocab by reading comics at a young age, which were and are geared to college level

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Re: Denie
« Reply #16 on: August 05, 2008, 02:42:55 PM »
Interesting, Haz.

I built a great vocab by reading comics at a young age, which were and are geared to college level
O Rly?

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Re: Denie
« Reply #17 on: August 05, 2008, 02:47:23 PM »
cool. i have almost every issue ever, right back to number 1. even had my photo printed once or twice

Right on. Robert Kennedy appreciates his loyal readers. The man is a true fan of bodybuilding. Him and Johnny Fitness were in the office gym (located next to my office) a couple of hours ago and were busting out some bench presses. They never miss workouts.   

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Re: Denie
« Reply #18 on: August 05, 2008, 02:48:19 PM »
Cool. Back in the day when I read the mags, the last one I continued to read was MuscleMag.

Much appreciated.  :)

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Re: Denie
« Reply #19 on: August 05, 2008, 06:32:53 PM »
Learned a little about him here...............

http://www.getbig.com/boards/index.php?topic=227395.0


If you care to add more, feel free! :)
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Re: Denie
« Reply #20 on: August 06, 2008, 12:02:49 AM »
Denie was my friend and mentor. Much of my gym's success in the media was started by him.

I use to visit him a lot at his apartment in Bayonne NJ . Where he use to lay out the magazine on story boards at his kitchen table. Dan Lurie was a cheap boss. Denie receive $6000 a month to put the whole magazine together and that included his salary. He wrote most all the articles using different sur names. Did all of photography him self too. He is a genius.

He coined a lot of nick names of the bodybuilders of that day. first one to call the machine 'pec dek'. and the tv show its name 'Muscle sport USA'.  He was also a good bodybuilder winning shows like the East Coast, Eastern usa, and Mr. New Jersey.

He had some down times as of late when his wife Linda died of brain cancer . We still keep in touch by e mail .I owe a debt to him for all he  has done for me. A very kind man

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Re: Denie
« Reply #21 on: August 06, 2008, 12:12:27 AM »
O Rly?

That's called, 'onemonapea'(sp)

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Re: Denie
« Reply #22 on: August 06, 2008, 07:39:19 AM »
Denie was my friend and mentor . Much of my gym's success in the media was started by him .
I use to visit him a lot at his apartment in Bayonne NJ . Where he use to lay out the magazine on story boards at his kitchen table . Dan Lurie was a cheap boss. Denie receive $6000 a month to put the whole magazine together and that included his salary. He wrote most all the articles using different sur names .Did all of photography him self too. He is a genius .
He coined a lot of nick names of the bodybuilders of that day. first one to call the machine 'pec dek'. and the tv show its name 'Muscle sport USA'
He was also a good bodybuilder winning shows like the East Coast, Eastern usa, and Mr. New Jersey.
He had some down times as of late when his wife Linda died of brain cancer .
We still keep in touch by e mail .I owe a debt to him for all he  has done for me. Avery kind man

Interesting. And I am sorry to learn of his wife's passing.

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Re: Denie
« Reply #23 on: August 06, 2008, 07:49:55 AM »
same denie that took all those cool nubret pics?

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Re: Denie
« Reply #24 on: August 06, 2008, 07:55:17 AM »