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Posted by on Jul 10, 2019 in Blog, Movie Reviews, Politics | 0 comments

Movie Review: Chasing the Moon

Now approaching the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 space mission, get ready for a bombardment of well-intended but predictable homages and historical remembrances to humanity’s greatest technical achievement.  However, one documentary towers above the rest.  The latest episodes “American Experience” on PBS take a familiar story you may think you already know and add some unexpectedly compelling twists and turns — making this the best documentary of the year.  In short, watching “Chasing the Moon” is a blast.

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Posted by on Oct 24, 2018 in Blog, General Poker, Las Vegas, Video 1, World Series of Poker | 0 comments

ESPN’s “30 for 30” Podcast: Remembering the 2003 World Series of Poker

 

 

Chris Moneymaker’s stunning storybook victory in the 2003 World Series of Poker is rightly remembered as the seminal event when poker went from smoke-filled backrooms to boardrooms and living rooms.  It the moment when poker grew up.  It’s the dividing line between the good old days and the modern era.  It ignited what became known as “the poker boom.”  A new podcast by ESPN captures some of those memories.

I was interviewed as part of this story.

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