Dee Mirich Cranks Out The Classic Of All Classics

Many of us have wondered why prolific message board poet Dee Mirich has remained silent on the tragic Eight Belles Kentucky Derby accident. After all, when Barbaro fell, you couldn't swing a dead cat without hitting one of her offerings. But now all is clear: Ms. Mirich had been working feverishly on her magnum opus; a … » 5/12/08 12:35pm 5/12/08 12:35pm

Culprit Found In Eight Belles Tragedy. It's Hillary, Of Course

Backing the wrong horse is always deadly in politics, especially when it's an actual horse. Poor Hillary Clinton. How can someone get into trouble just betting on the Kentucky Derby? By making a huge deal about placing a bet on a horse that had to be destroyed right on the track, that's how. Now PETA is firing… » 5/06/08 11:10am 5/06/08 11:10am

It's Getting Crowded In Horse Valhalla

Eight Belles is probably in Heaven by now, galloping in fields of clover on four sturdy legs and eating tasty apples. No, I'm not sure which friends she's romping about with up there (a safe bet; one of them is not Christopher Reeve). Down here on earth, though, things are quite unsettled. Who is to blame? Could the… » 5/05/08 11:10am 5/05/08 11:10am