Goodbye ‘Mr. Cub’

by Eubie on January 23, 2015

One of our childhood heroes died today, and we are inconsolable. The funny papers repeatedly describe Ernie Banks as “one-of-a-kind,” and all that is good in both people and baseball is wrapped up in that descriptive. It’s winter, there’s a snap in the air, but it’s still a beautiful day for a ballgame, Ernie. “Let’s […]


And…. They’re Off!

by Eubie on May 4, 2013

Today is the 139th Run for the Roses, or what the tourists like to call the Kentucky Derby. In honor of this crown jewel of the Sport of Kings, we offer up Louisville’s own Hunter S. Thompson’s famous trip to Churchill Downs: The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved. Additionally, here’s NPR’s behind-the-scenes story of […]