Where did they get that name??

[caption id="attachment_5982" align="aligncenter" width="402" caption=""Hello! My name will be _________________ ."/Photo by orava/iStockphoto"] Here in the nexus of Yankeemania and Red Sox Nation, in the days leading up to the 2010 Kentucky Derby, a local TV sportscaster stumbled over the name of the former Derby favorite. After the sports anchor paused, he pronounced the horse's name ...

Preakness Coverage on TV

[caption id="attachment_3090" align="aligncenter" width="350" caption="Black-eyed Susans/© Bncc369 | Dreamstime.com"] The Preakness Stakes will be aired live on NBC on Saturday. But if you were looking forward to watching the Preakness undercard during the day on Saturday on ESPN cable as I was, this year, we're out of luck. But that doesn't mean that we don't have alternatives. (more…)

Mine That Bird’s Imperfect Human Connections

[caption id="attachment_3054" align="aligncenter" width="350" caption="Not one of the people involved, just a photo illustration/Photo by mnieves/iStockphoto"] I had begun writing this post about Mine That Bird's connections early yesterday morning. It had started as a "let's see what else we can find about them on the web" story. But, in the afternoon, they were in the news ...