May cultural and societal forces be with you, Pegasus World Cup

A pony wins hearts and minds -- as well as a prime spot in the memory banks of young fans AND their parents. On the NYRA tour of the Saratoga backstretch. Move over, Dubai World Cup, with your paltry $10 million purse. Here comes the first $12 million Pegasus World Cup at Florida's Gulfstream Park. For ...

The Super Bowl & the Budweiser Clydesdales commercials

Last year's Budweiser Clydesdales Super Bowl commercial. A few years ago, I was a patient in a teaching hospital.  Every day, a gaggle of doctors and medical students making rounds gathered at the foot of my bed. Once, in response to a question, I made some reference about a pain medication being "strong enough to take down ...