Q-9 and J-8 aren’t exactly monsters. In fact, these two hands should come with a warning label because they could cost you all of your chips. I’m referring to situations where you end up with a straight but lose to a higher straight. Let’s say the flop comes 10-J-K. You […]
I Consider Chefs To Be … Nonbrewing Peers
ATLANTA — Widely acknowledged for his beermaking skills, Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster Garrett Oliver recently presented his most ambitious beer to date – Brooklyn Local 1 – a champagnelike, Belgian-style beer that’s 100 percent naturally carbonated in cork-finished bottles. But Oliver is also a talented home chef and an expert on […]
Larry Kaplow: Four Years of Covering the War in Iraq
After more than four years of reporting from one of the world’s most dangerous war zones, Larry Kaplow isn’t sure he wants to claim the distinction as the senior American journalist in Iraq.
Picking Splinters: NFL Should Throw Vick to the Dogs
The hammer came down on Falcons quarterback Michael Vick on Tuesday. The axe should come next.
Picking Splinters: Mid-Summer Mailbag
Mike takes his monthly dive into his mailbag.