"poker playing," said Mr. Roth, the screenwriter, "being a defense against loneliness, moreover a fight against the inexorability of time."Love and Loneliness on the Las Vegas Strip
Add a new movie to the list of gambling movies I must see, right after Intacto. Somehow, I don't think I'm getting out of Spider-Man 3, so Lucky You will have to wait a bit. How many movies is one person expected to see in a year, anyway?
Somewhat late congratulations to brdweb on taking down the Blogger Bracelet Race and a $1500 WSOP seat on Sunday night. At one point I was second in chips at the final table, but I screwed the pooch with AK and it was all downhill from there to an ignominious 8th place finish. At least brdweb was gracious enough to offer 1% of himself to each of the final tablers. Freerollin', baby.
Finally, from the Department of Random Statistics, this is Post Number 500 on this blog. For those people who've been here since the beginning, I can only say, "I'm sorry." For all the rest that I've picked up along the way, "Lucky you."