Monthly Archives: October 2010

Monday in the Park with Kim

Ladies and Gentlemen, we think we have a winner for the 2010 Walter Duranty award:  the Associated Press for this story: The party in Pyongyang stretched into Monday as North Koreans took the day off to celebrate a major political … Continue reading

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Sad News

La Stupenda, bel canto soprano Dame Joan Sutherland, has died at 83.

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News from the Show Scene

Up north of Houston this weekend, near Bush Intercontinental Airport, for the Greater Humble Area Kennel Club shows (“Humble” is always pronounced “‘Umble”).  We’re trying to get Dutch finished by the time Westminster closes to try to get him in.  … Continue reading

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“Like a Tremendous Machine!”

The movie Secretariat opens today starring Diane Lane as Penny Chenery, Big Red’s owner.  Just to give readers (if any) not old enough to remember this remarkable horse, here’s the CBS broadcast of the 1973 Belmont Stakes, with Chic Anderson … Continue reading

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Can’t You See He’s Pooped?

Awwwww, our dear President, the Rt. Hon. Abraham Delano Fitzgerald Mahatma Obama, exhausted by the rigors of office as well as untold rounds of golf, says he needs some rest: It’s often remarked that President Obama has enjoyed a number … Continue reading

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