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  • Movie – Molly’s Game

    Back when I was in college, that’s when I remember poker becoming a “thing” – the kind of thing where they broadcast tournaments on television, and it seemed like everyone was learning or re-learning how to play. I was always a very very middling sort of player – I knew enough so that I was […]

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  • Movie – Ready Player One

    You know how there’s that saying, “Never meet your heroes”? I feel like there should be a correlary for the movie industry “never make a movie when you don’t respect the original property”. Saying that makes it sound like I didn’t like the movie version of Ready Player One, which is not entirely correct. There’s […]

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  • Books – October 2018 Roundup

    I’m feeling pretty good about October.  I finished a book that had been languishing, and managed to finish three additional books – two of which were quite long.  Plus, I’m making headway with books for next month, so that’s good. FINISHED: Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain Huzzah!  I finally (re-)finished this book!  If you haven’t […]