Will Barbaro Go To Heaven? It's Up To You

Barbaro is still dead, of course, but even so he needs your help more than ever. The Lexington Herald-Leader is asking readers to vote on whether Barbaro will go to Heaven. We have no idea why the Herald-Leader gets to decide ... sometimes religion confuses us. » 2/09/07 11:45am 2/09/07 11:45am

Barbaro Forever (Yep)

This is the the third day after Barbaro's death, which if we're remembering our scripture correctly is the day that He is supposed to return from the dead, emerge from his tomb and speak to the apostles (although it may be difficult moving that heavy round rock with his hooves). We eagerly await any reports from… » 2/01/07 12:15pm 2/01/07 12:15pm

Dee Mirich's Stock Portfolio Just Got A Little Fatter

You spent months and months working for Barbaro; writing letters, praying, and painstakingly Photoshopping tubes of Elmer's glue. Now, it's time to make Barbaro to work for you. Word has come down that Barbaro's final resting place may be Churchill Downs, site of his Kentucky Derby triumph. Bobby won't be paying… » 1/31/07 12:45pm 1/31/07 12:45pm

So Lift Your Glass To Barbaro, And Sing No Mournful Songs

Yes, it's sad that Barbaro is gone, but all of this talk of angels and candles and galloping around in the clouds is making our neck chafe, like when we were a kid and had to wear the clip-on tie in Sunday school. We prefer to think of Barbaro this way, consuming many beers down at that sports bar in the sky, where… » 1/30/07 11:00am 1/30/07 11:00am

Adjusting To A World Without Barbaro

As you might expect, it has been a difficult day here at Deadspin World Headquarters. The death of Barbaro has affected us all; it has been difficult to write about non-Barbaro related news today. None of it means anything without Barbaro around. » 1/29/07 4:45pm 1/29/07 4:45pm