Archive for December, 2005

  • The Year’s Best Poker Quotes: 2005
    Posted by on December 31st, 2005 at 3:06 pm, Comments: 0

    The top 10 poker quotes of 2005, as compiled by Kid Dynamite: 10: “I’ve busted a million Europeans” – Phil Hellmuth, after he compliments an […]

  • Patience is a Virtue
    Posted by on December 30th, 2005 at 5:45 pm, Comments: 0

    Last night I played 4 1/2 hours of live 1-2NL at the Club. When I sat down in the must move game, it was utter […]

  • WSOP: The Finale
    Posted by on December 28th, 2005 at 3:59 pm, Comments: 0

    The final 5 players (Kanter, Barch, Hachem, Black, Dannenmann) highlight the last hour of ESPN’s coverage of the 2005 WSOP Main Event. Blinds are 80k-160k, […]

  • ESPN WSOP Main Event Final 18
    Posted by on December 28th, 2005 at 3:23 pm, Comments: 0

    Back to my tardy recaps of the ESPN WSOP Main Event coverage: We’re down to the final 18, and Sheik is on level 10 TILT […]

  • Recognizing the Real Deal
    Posted by on December 28th, 2005 at 2:09 am, Comments: 0

    Mrs. Dynamite, Dirty Dave, JoeC and I went to the Pats-Jets Monday Night Football game last night. We had the benefit of a luxury box, […]

  • The Double Reverse Angle Shoot
    Posted by on December 24th, 2005 at 12:03 am, Comments: 0

    Friday 1-2NL at the Club. To set the scene: I managed to get stacked with A-Q again: 6 handed, Ben (who I’ve played with once […]

  • Turning Back the Clock
    Posted by on December 23rd, 2005 at 3:44 pm, Comments: 0

    As the Indianapolis Colts’ dream of a perfect season comes to an end, I feel compelled to share this account I wrote on January 4th, […]

  • The Power is Intoxicating
    Posted by on December 22nd, 2005 at 10:08 pm, Comments: 0

    It seems my post ranting about the strike, “The Union & Capitalism,” shook enough people to their senses and ended the strike while the parties […]

  • The Union & Capitalism
    Posted by on December 21st, 2005 at 10:14 pm, Comments: 0

    Here’s the thing about the NYC Transit Union strike: I don’t really give a fuck what the complaints of the Union are – I know […]

  • As I was Saying…
    Posted by on December 21st, 2005 at 10:04 pm, Comments: 0

    I finished my Growin Up post below and returned to the club at noon on Wednesday, only to suffer a giant case of Foot-in-Mouth. The […]

  • Growin’ Up
    Posted by on December 21st, 2005 at 3:33 pm, Comments: 0

    Well I stood stone-like at midnight, suspended in my masqueradeI combed my hair ’til it was just right, and commanded the night brigadeI was open […]

  • Stacked and Re-stacked
    Posted by on December 19th, 2005 at 11:02 pm, Comments: 0

    Sunday evening at the club, familiar faces: Me, H0nus, Vortex, Asian Paul, and Vortex’s boy Ryan. Ivan joined us later, as did some others. In […]

  • The Sports Guy
    Posted by on December 17th, 2005 at 2:52 am, Comments: 0

    Bill Simmons: The Sports Guy’s recent column contained this gem: it is so good that I just copied it as its own post here: I […]

  • Tourist Induced TILT
    Posted by on December 16th, 2005 at 11:01 pm, Comments: 0

    Friday afternoon I want to do one thing: get the fuck out of work and play poker. This has been an especially stressful weak, and […]

  • Survivor
    Posted by on December 14th, 2005 at 12:20 am, Comments: 0

    Yeah – I still watch Survivor. In this week’s finale, nice guy Rafe had a sweet thing going: he was down to the final three […]

  • Rebound
    Posted by on December 11th, 2005 at 3:17 am, Comments: 0

    Friday I was well prepared for poker. I wore my patented Boston Red Sox World Champions hooded sweatshirt to work with a pair of jeans, […]

  • Old School
    Posted by on December 7th, 2005 at 9:54 pm, Comments: 0

    Bones threatened to fire his entire staff if I left him with no blog entries to read for another morning, so, in the interest of […]

  • In Your Head
    Posted by on December 4th, 2005 at 10:52 pm, Comments: 0

    Football opponents at the University of Iowa have been psyched out for many years by the pink visiting locker room. The pink locker room was […]

  • Forget Regret
    Posted by on December 4th, 2005 at 3:41 pm, Comments: 0

    Mrs. Dynamite and I went to see the new movie version of RENT yesterday. We’ve seen the play about 7 times: 3 times in Boston, […]

  • Sometimes You’re the Windshield…
    Posted by on December 3rd, 2005 at 12:53 am, Comments: 0

    Sometimes you’re the bug… My Friday afternoon session started much the way my Monday evening session ended: continuing my illustrious streak of “consecutive sessions getting […]