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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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  • Movie – RBG

    A few years back I read The Notorious RBG, a biography of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  In fact, it was during my trip to New York City that took place on the tiny plane that I devoured the book.  When you’re trying really hard not to look out the windows, because the plane […]