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Archive for July, 2005

Hitch Up The Spurs, Climb Back in the Saddle

Friday, July 29th, 2005

Got a spot of good news the other day. The company I’ve worked for the last year decided that keeping me around full-time wouldn’t adversely affect the stock price, so I’m no longer a temp. Well, I’ll be officially hired once I pass the drug test, which unfortunately I should do with flying colors. I…
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Another Column, Another Mild Diss

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

It was Oscar Wilde who said, “There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about”. So I was pleased to see that in a recent article about Barstool Sports I was on the receiving end of what I think was an extremely light snark….
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This Post Has Nothing To Do With Party Poker

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005

Let’s talk fish, let’s talk about the river, and for a change I don’t mean the bastards who hit their gutshot straight draws and make you question God’s existence. The 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Classic will be held in Pittsburgh starting on Friday and ending on Sunday, and like me you’re probably thinking, “Wait…in Pittsburgh?” I…
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Jaw, Meet Floor

Monday, July 25th, 2005

So once again I hear the beat of the humdrum and I’m at my desk about to start another working week. I arrived early and checked my email, and found a very nice one from Michael Craig, who’s book The Professor, The Banker, and The Suicide King should be in your greedy little hands by…
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Random Nonsense

Sunday, July 24th, 2005

As you can see I’ve been tweaking away at the layout the last few days, nothing earth-shattering but I hope providing a more aesthetically pleasing read. Just changing the font for the column makes a big difference. I still haven’t found a picture I want to use at the top, I’m not sure what direction…
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Welcome to Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby!

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

I get home and call my buddy Mark to find out what time our game is tonight, and he says “Did you hear the news?” “What news?” “The huge sports news.” “What huge sports news? I got SportsCenter on right now and the goddam lead story is if Terrell Owens is reporting to camp.” And…
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Techies Rally Round

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

I don’t know why I torment myself with my hunt-and-peck-and-peek attempts at HTML programming when there are folks out there who know what they’re doing who could save me the trouble. Here’s what I want to do with the header of my blog–I want to replace the plain white background with a picture. Of what,…
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Don’t Panic

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

First of all, my review of The Professor, The Banker, and The Suicide King has posted over at Pokermagazine, and I hope you check it out and then check the book out. Someday I want to walk up to Ted Forrest, put ten grand in cash on the table, and say, “Ted, I bet you…
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Some Great Poker Reading

Thursday, July 21st, 2005

The World Series of Poker is over, and while ESPN’s coverage has just started perhaps you’re sorely in need of some quality poker stimulation. Pauly can’t liveblog from Bellagio, so there’s no way to find out if he took a piss next to Tobey Maguire. What to do? The answer is simple: get thee to…
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Some Prop Bets

Wednesday, July 20th, 2005

How much do you want to bet that Pauly, Iggy, Otis and the Poker Prof will be featured in an article appearing in the august Annenberg Online Journalism Review? You Lose. An excellent piece about the poker blogging community and these four heavy hitters in particular, with even a mention of Bill Rini to boot….
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