I recently viewed the tape from the World Series of Poker final table when I won my record eleventh bracelet. There was one interesting hand that commentator Robert Williamson said I played poorly. Here’s how it went down.
Picking Splinters: Leonsis’s Vision
I suppose I shouldn’t be as surprised as I am. After all, you don’t become an entrepreneurial mogul with seriously flawed foresight. However, I never, ever, ever expected Washington Capitals’ owner Ted Leonsis’s rose-colored prognostications regarding his team to play out in such grand fashion.
Maureen Dowd: Jump on The Peace Train
WASHINGTON — Condi doesn’t want to be Iraq.
Bald and Beautiful
Women spend endless amounts of time, energy and money on transforming their hair into glorious coifs and for many women it is a source of confidence and beauty. However, a growing number of women afflicted with cancer have found that same confidence and beauty by shaving it off.
Picking Splinters: Mailing It In…
Mike takes his monthly dive into his magical mail bag.
Some Say Beer Beats Wine in This Pairs Competition
“We have a lot of flavors to work with imparted from the grains, but also from the hops,” said the 45-year-old beermaker, flavors like caramel, coffee, and chocolate that result from the roasting of the barley; grassy, tangy, and citrusy flavors from the hops; and banana and clove flavors, among […]
Press Pass: Politicks
“We’ve been around long enough to know that we have no idea what to expect,” Politicks guitarist Mike Trella says of the band’s future following the upcoming release of its new LP Two Coffees, One Juice.
Picking Splinters: A Bad-Gift Remedy
I have no idea what I want for Christmas this year.
Nicholas F. Benton: ‘Another Day in Paradise’
There’s a small sign on my kitchen wall, located where I can’t avoid seeing it when I stumble in for my morning coffee. Picked up from some curious place in Rehoboth Beach, it reads, “Another day in paradise.” Of course, the phrase could be taken in a cynical way, like […]
Press Pass: Gin Blossoms
It was never going to happen. A few years had past since the Gin Blossoms had disbanded in 1997, and now guitarist Scott Johnson was starting to detect a certain permanence to what he had thought might have just been a temporary hiatus.