Bull Skating Is A Sport That Is Real And Awesome

You know the part in Westerns where a bad guy gallops off with some widow's or orphan's horse, so the roguish anti-hero tears after him on his own stallion, and when he catches up to him the two battle it out stride by stride until the anti-hero finally shoots the bad guy off and thus has to corral the two horses by… » 1/08/14 1:48pm 1/08/14 1:48pm

City Of New York Cancels Mutton-Bustin', Rodeo's Greatest Event

The scores of finance bros and curious onlookers who crowded into Madison Square Garden for the arena's annual dabble in rodeo over the weekend did not get an authentic picture of the tradition. They had overpriced pints of light beer and Cracker Jacks; some, I'm sure, had worn plaid and cowboy hats and taken on… » 1/09/12 3:10pm 1/09/12 3:10pm

Duchess Kate Is The Future Queen Of Mutton Bustin'

Here are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge surveying the remains of empire at the Calgary Stampede. The Duchess, according to the indispensable (and endearingly capitalized) official website of The British Monarchy, "is a keen sportswoman, and has been involved in many different sports over the years." The list now… » 7/13/11 7:07pm 7/13/11 7:07pm

The Mutton Bustin' Season Is Officially Open

It's that time of year again, when small hapless children have their skulls driven deep into the dirt by disdainful mutton. And then we laugh at them (the children). But we're not merely laughing at pain in a public setting. No, we're also celebrating mutton. Look at the disdainful expression on the beast above. You… » 6/09/11 6:50pm 6/09/11 6:50pm