Sentences You'd Hope to Never Say
I just got backdoored by Cleo Lemon.
Poker, Prose and Puerile Punditry
I've been writing a story for a contest the past week, an exercise that I felt would be more authentic if I dug deep inside myself for introspection, to find motivation of characters based on some of my own experiences. Unfortunately for me, the process put me on massive tilt.
I'm going to miss the first half-hour of the Riverchasers event tonight while I matriculate home from work. Yet, even when blinded off for that length of time, I'll still have more chips than I did after an equal period in last night's Mook.
...while Los Angeles burns.
Your son has been in bed for an hour. You recently busted out of the Blogger Big Game in 12th. You have a buttload of shows backed up on TiVo and think sitting down to watch them is the perfect way to end the week, relaxation on top of the four beers (Rogue Dead Man Ale) you've comsumed.
Greatest teaser parlay win ever:
Yesterday, I was lamenting the Tribe's collapse in Game 5 (and the ongoing Beckett post-season brilliance) and I uttered the following two sentences:
When I read Pauly's early reports from Key West, I admit I wondered, "How the hell does somebody spend $420 at a strip club?"
Ow. My head.
I fondly remember those early weekend mornings back in 2005, donking it up with fellow bloggers in the Saturdays With Pauly poker tournaments. I'd sit on the couch in my spacious living room, watching the English Premier League, semi-parenting AJ and babying my hangover while the wife was off at work.
1. Get dealt several good starting hands.
My Saturday was going along its standard path. AJ wanted to watch football, but his attention span dictates he can only do so 15 minutes at a time, so he alternated between Wisconsin-Illinois and "Over the Hedge." I hit my teaser on the Illini (having watched the over-rated Badgers beat a crappy, albiet randomly flashy, Michigan St. team in Key West), but bubbled off a $22+2 Turbo SnG when my Big Ace lost to Ace-Rag. Then, things began to change.
I have registered to play in the PokerStars World Blogger Championship of Online Poker!
This Online Poker Tournament is a No Limit Texas Holdem event exclusive to Bloggers.
Registration code: 7832825
I will NOT be playing in the PokerStars World Championship of Blogger Poker Playing Online People (I think that's the correct name of the event). This is because poker hates me.
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