Five Banger Power Poll
With the release of cherry Five Hour Energy, Brett revisits the Five Hour Energy Power Poll, which was buried in our very first article. Astute readers will remember that Brett amended the power poll once already when pink lemonade was release, but now it’s getting the full article treatment. Will berry remain on the bottom???Full story.
Jessie on the Cute Beat
Stuffed Animals at the Delaware Natural History Museum
JotCB is back, this time Jess caught some cuteness in its natural habitat.Full story.
Jessie on the Cute Beat
Animals with their Own Instagram Feeds
Jessie on the Cute Beat is back! This time, she fills us in on some animals with their own Instagram accounts.Full story.
In this second installment of Hammer Time, Jess breaks down West Ham’s first two games. Random acts of hooliganism may or may not be included.Full story.
Country Music Rocks and You Suck
Country music might as well be performed by five-headed, three-anused beasts, but our own Bill Santiago manages to infiltrate and be assimilated.Full story.
Let's All Go to the Horse Track
If you’re looking for a fun way to win money and not go insane, don’t bet on football, bet on wild animals running in circles!Full story.
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Source Code delivers enough nonsense per minute to make even Scientologists blush.Full story.
Firefly 2013: Too Big for its Britches
While this may be a bit late, for those of you still waffling on purchasing a Firefly 2014 ticket, Neal breaks down last year’s Firefly Music Festival. Now maybe the most notable thing about Delaware, the Firefly festival started in 2012 and brought some major label talent to our humble state. In 2013, the festival grew, much to Neal’s chagrin.Full story.
The Squared Circle
Combat Zone Wrestling
Brett returns with an extensive review of Combat Zone Wrestling’s Proving Ground, set in Vorhees, NJ. Multiple choice question: I was unable to attend because: a) I had Mother’s Day activities to attend, b) I wanted to see The Ready Set play at the Wilmington Flower Market, c) the Youtube videos of CZW’s sweaty men profusely bleeding put me off, or d) all of the above!!Full story.
Famous Turds Barcrawl
Delaware is home to many things, the fantastic Blue Rocks minor league baseball team, Scrumptious frozen yogurt, and Joe Biden, just to name a few, but probably the best thing about the ol’ DE is the collection of Famous Taverns. The Famous Taverns are a bare-bones way to get hammered: Every drink is $3 and you can gamble. Why leave? One pleasant Fall night the Brutal Horse staff decided to visit every Famous Tavern and document their experience.Full story.
Brutal Horse Staff
Triple Crown Part 2: Frontrunners
In part two of his Triple Crown series, Brett recounts Brutalhorsefest II, our annual party and celebration of Delaware Park and our fine website. Lessons were learned, life-changing decisions made, and Blimes were drank by all . . . four of us.Full story.
The Triple Crown Part 1: Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men
Brett’s back in the saddle with his retelling of the 2013 Kentucky Derby. Will it be steak or salad this year? Red Lobster Friendlies? $10 cigars or $5 cigars? You get the idea.Full story.
The Squared Circle
A Rumination on Wrestling (or My Review of the Royal Rumble)
Though the Royal Rumble has come and gone, relive the madness through Neal Gee’s review. He slaps and pounds you with his inappropriate, metaphor-driven prose. He teases and delights with prolonged fore-story. And, after he’s long outworn his welcome, climax!Full story.
Brutal Horse's Urban Dictionary
Hey mac! Ever wonder what “mac” means? Of course you have! Read on for our definitions of big cats, bears of all different shades, blime bombs, and Neal’s attempts to subvert our chosen lexicon. Our Brutal Horse Urban dictionary is a running glossary of our favorite terms, sure to be updated as it grows.Full story.
Mascot Wars II: Party Funding
In this second installment of Mascot Wars, Brett picks this week’s playoff games based on strength of mascot of each team. The most thrilling matchup involves a baby horse and a dull bird! Who will win and will Brett earn enough ill-gotten dollar bills to fund his “Big Game” party?Full story.
Brutal Horse Tank
Shark Tank, a fabulous hour of television, has inspired Neal Gee to create our own, more personal version. Who will chum the waters of these scurvy, swashbuckling sea dogs and emerge king killer whale of Davey Jones’ locker? Arr?Full story.
Like any group of friends, we here at Brutal Horse aren’t strangers to the occasional heated debate. But unlike most friends, we’ve decided to put our arguments to the test through the Brutal Horse Debate Club. In our first edition, Neal and Ray go toe-to-toe on the timeframe of self-driving cars.Full story.
Golden Corral: An Elkton Excursion
In his first edition of Neal’s Meals, Neal breaks down the experience of eating lousy buffet food at a gas station. Oh and it’s in Elkton, MD. I know the folks at Golden Corral aren’t aiming for that elusive first Michelin star, but they should at least aim to not make their patrons sick.Full story.
McDungeons and Dragons Club, Mac!
Dungeons and Dragons, first published in 1974, is a table-top role-playing game loved by nerds and reviled by everyone else. When Neal first suggested getting a D&D game together, most of us balked, but he persisted. What has come of Neal’s semi-serious suggestion has been a monthly dinner party and D&D night, filled with inside jokes and delicious food.Full story.
State of the Phils
State of the Phils: Sixty Games In
With more than a third of the season in the bag, how do our fine Phillies fare? Don’t bother watching three hour long baseball games everyday, ask Brett and Justin.Full story.
Building a Better Veggie Burger
Store-bought and homemade veggie burgers are usually pretty disappointing on the grill. Ray takes inspiration from greasy, fatty, drippy hamburgers to develop a new veggie burger recipe, fit for the summer.Full story.