June 26, 2011 |
Dude Fun With Dude and Betty Lisa Pliscou, illustrated by Tom Dunne Harper: 32 pp., $14.99, ages 4 and up Once upon a time, there was a little surfer looking for some tasty waves. Not kiddie swells in the wading pool. No way. What he wanted was some good, righteous stuff to make him shout "Stokaboka!" all day long. Lisa Pliscou's children's book, "Dude: Fun With Dude and Betty," is the story of this young man's quest to ditch homework and spend a hot summer's day on the finer things in life, like cranking waves and eating nachos.
February 3, 2013 |
Game On Dude overpowered three rivals to successfully defend his title in the $200,000 San Antonio Stakes by 6 1/2 lengths at Santa Anita on Sunday. Ridden by Hall of Fame member Mike Smith, Game On Dude ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:47.53 and paid $2.10 and $2.10 at 1-9 odds. Trained by Hall of Fame member Bob Baffert, Game On Dude is co-owned by retired Dodgers manager Joe Torre, who was on hand. Game On Dude broke sharply and was immediately engaged by 12-1 longshot Basmati. "I got pressured, even more so than if it was a full field, believe it or not," Smith said.
August 14, 1994
As an avid dude ranch vacationer, I read "Say Howdy Dude" (July 17) with considerable interest. The two ranches you covered were both large in terms of guest capacity; there are many ranches that accommodate 30 or fewer, and these have a distinctly different feeling, marked by a far more flexible structure. Also, Eugene Kilgore's "Ranch Vacations," distributed by John Muir publications, is an excellent source on dude ranches, fly fishing ranches and cross-country skiing ranches. LESLIE GOLDENBERG, Los Angeles
July 26, 2012 |
Lest men get lost in the feminine hygiene section or the towering array of probiotic yogurts, a New York grocery store has created a testosterone haven: a so-called man aisle stocked with all the goods a dude could desire. It's a supermarket man cave of sorts, according to the New York Post . The dedicated aisle at Westside Market NYC features steak sauce, condoms, booze, deodorant, razors and other gentlemanly necessities. The grocery store's selection of beer sits next to the special section, dubbed the "Aisle of Man. " Elsewhere in the market, customers can find more evolved fare, such as Apollinaris sparkling mineral water imported from Germany, organic produce and Kashkaval cheese.
November 2, 2012 |
If Game On Dude is going to win the horse-of-the-year award, then Saturday's $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita is an ideal setting to make a lasting impression. A year after leading in the stretch and being overtaken by the late charge of Drosselmeyer at Churchill Downs, Game On Dude will try again to win the Classic, but this time the 5-year-old son of Awesome Again has a home-track advantage. So far, Game On Dude is a perfect five for five at Santa Anita. "You want to win the Breeders' Cup, you have to bring your A game that day," Game On Dude's trainer Bob Baffert said.
January 16, 2001 |
I'm thinking: "What's your name?" No, I'm not talking about that old song. Literally, I'm thinking, "What's your name?" Sure, I know we just met, and you said your name when we were introduced. However, in the nanosecond since our handshake ended, I have forgotten it. Of course, the easiest thing for me to do would be to ask your name again, but I will not do this because: One, it would be embarrassing. Two, there is no guarantee I will remember it the second time around.