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Entries by Matthew DeBord from 05/2009

The Kentucky Derby: The Most Surreal and Seedy Spectacle in All of Sports

| Posted 05.02.2009 | Entertainment

For more than a century, Americans have been annually treated to one of the most bizarre and deranged sporting events ever devised. The Derby is a full-on freak show, encased in a bubble of ersatz southern elegance.

Tiger Woods Has the Worst Swing in Golf

| Posted 05.07.2009 | Entertainment

Tiger Woods's golf swing is the most assiduously pondered movement a human being has ever made.

The Preakness: Fear and Loathing of a Fantastic Filly

| Posted 05.15.2009 | Entertainment

The Derby is well-marketed, mawkish insanity. The Preakness? Um, well... not exactly drenched in tradition, is it? I mean, what do the fans at the track drink while they're waiting for the race to start?