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Hear Hear

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

I’m probably scooping Iggy here as he assembles his latest uber-post, but Pittsburgh native Mark Cuban (he also owns an NBA team in Arkansas or thereabouts) has a good post about the hysteria and hypocrisy that surrounds gambling in this country. It’s almost time for March Madness, when millions pony up a few bucks and…
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Crap! And Other Thoughts

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

So the last 2 days I got killed at the tables, relatively speaking. I lost my tiny stack when I brilliantly check-raised a guy on the turn when he was drawing to an open-ended straight. And a club wouldn’t help because that would make my flush, giving him just six measly outs. He caught the…
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The Oracle That Is Mean Gene

Sunday, March 5th, 2006

While telling yinz how to live a more happy, satisfying life isn’t the prime directive of this blog, I like to help out when I can. So here’s a wee bit of advice. If you’re thinking about getting married, whether that day is tomorrow or 50 years hence, do not, DO NOT, register for fine…
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Ode to a Fish Sandwich

Friday, March 3rd, 2006

Sigh. I just had my usual Lenten lunch, fish sandwich, fries. Got it from the cafeteria downstairs. It was good. Pretty good, actually. But it wasn’t as good as the fish sandwich at our old cafeteria. Now THAT was a fish sandwich! A thick plank of fish with tender breading served on a hoagie bun….
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He’s the Sports Guy, not the Poker Guy

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

Bill Simmons of ESPN is playing in the 2006 World Series of Poker, and he has a piece up right now about his poker past. Now, I enjoy reading Simmons’ stuff immensely, even if I think he’s not quite as smart as he thinks he is. Of course, I’M not as smart as I think…
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