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After 'Black Friday,' a local poker player's lament
If you think the only thing on television these days other than those silly P90X infomercials is poker, then you're probably on to something.
Know When To Hold 'Em
| April 29, 2011
My neighborhood buddies and I have a friendly Texas Hold 'Em poker game. We've played four times coming into last weekend; of those games my neighbor, Jewel Rechsteiner, the pride of Lubbock, Texas, has won three. She dominates.
Balls, pucks and monster trucks
| September 10, 2010
The bulletproof cred of M.O.P.
In their decade and a half as thug-rap ambassadors, Brooklyn's Mash Out Posse have made some moves that lesser outfits might have caught shit for.
| January 26, 2009
Busting Balls: 20 ways to improve sports
College football is stupid. Everybody knows it.
We blow the whistle on the ridiculous rules and quirks that make the games lame
| January 07, 2009
If you’re going to make a movie about a subject as non-cinematic as professional poker, you might as well go all in.
A watch watcher
| April 23, 2008
Were they just bluffing?
The world is full of aggrieved groups: the Kurds, PETA, Boston firefighters. But you probably wouldn’t think to put poker players on the list.
Online-poker players ante up, then fold
| March 20, 2008
The worst of your new state budget
The new standard is: Mom and Dad’s taxes are too high; kids should ante up.
BRAIN C. JONES
| June 27, 2007
Curtis Hanson’s latest directorial effort sat on a shelf for two years, emitting a whiff of failure.
Hanson puts his money on Hollywood clichés
| May 03, 2007
My first blackjack experience came as a newly minted college grad.
In blackjack experience teaches, intuition sustains
| April 29, 2007
Pigeons love poker
Poker reminds me of golf.
It’s a game that even a duffer can win
COSMO MACERO JR.
| April 25, 2007
Sleight of hand
Ricky Jay laughs when I tell him he reminds me of Fred Astaire.
Ricky Jay releases an album
| February 20, 2007
ID Check: Cassi Hunt
Cassi Hunt feels she’s being screwed.
Screwed (alleged) pirate
| May 03, 2006
Victor’s is a small storefront done up with linen and elegant lacy napkins to suggest a kind of budget-gourmet experience.
Like walking through the pages of Dostoevsky — in a good way
| March 02, 2006
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