Q&A: Nathan, A Bloodhound That Did Not Win The Westminster Dog Show

Another year, another February; another parade of dogs coming to a gray and bitter New York in hopes of winning the big ribbon at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Of all this year's upsets, few were as touching as the toppling of Flessner's International S'Cess, a handsome bloodhound from Maryland who won Best… » 2/18/15 11:09am 2/18/15 11:09am

A Brief Guide To Damon Dash's Dogs, AKA His Emotional Support Dragons

I don't quite get what Dame Dash is up to these days. Making movies and clothing and opening up a restaurant and living on the West Coast, I think. His Instagram makes it seem like he has some sort of polyamory thing going on. There's a lot to unpack. But we're not here to parse those things. We're here to talk about… » 2/16/15 10:48am 2/16/15 10:48am

Boston Snowfall Can Only Be Measured In Athletes

It may never, ever stop snowing in Boston, where they've run out of places to dump it, and two more storms appear on the way over the next week. To illustrate the record-breaking snowfall this winter, the front page of today's Globe put it in terms every Bostonian can understand—slightly under one full Patrice… » 2/10/15 4:44pm 2/10/15 4:44pm

Napping Reveille Saved From SMU WR By Cadet's Key Block

The most important block in the Texas A&M-SMU game this afternoon didn't spring a running back for a big gain. It didn't open a hole for a punt returner. It didn't turn an interception into a pick six. No, the most important block in the Texas A&M-SMU game was made by the handler for Reveille, the Texas A&M mascot.… » 9/20/14 5:44pm 9/20/14 5:44pm

Boner Dog Is Feeling Super Conflicted About His Giant Dog Boner

Sure, in one sense, this boner dog is from back in 2013. But, in another, larger, truer sense, this boner dog is a timeless boner dog. Look at those sad eyes. It's a heavy burden, this enormous dog boner. Who will help me bear this dog boner? Can't even get any work done in my office chair. » 9/18/14 2:42pm 9/18/14 2:42pm

What Are New York City's Most Popular Dog Names?

What's the typical New York dog? Is it a yippy little terrier named Lucky leaving little brown obstacles for Upper East Side pedestrians? Is it a retriever named Bella tolerating the demon children of Park Slope? Is it a shih tzu named Gizmo humping joggers' legs in Van Cortlandt Park? We took a look at some data… » 7/17/14 3:54pm 7/17/14 3:54pm