Put Up or Shut Up: 1956

That’s what I like to imagine my future-brother-in-law was telling me as the showdown is about to come in our poker hand here in the living room of our home in Larkspur, California. The “shut up” part was, of course, something I was familiar with hearing often enough from others in non-wagering situations. At my…

Show the Dogs!

“Ever look at Cassius Marcellus Coolidge’s seminal chef d’oeuvre Dogs Playing Poker and think, ‘this is okay, but wouldn’t it be nice if I could see the painting with any of 6.6 quadrillion possible card combinations?’ No? Too bad, buddy: because here it is.” posted by Copronymus (17 comments total) 19 users marked this as…

The Best New Knives and EDC of November 2019

Fall is here, and we’re all digging into our closets in search of fleeces, down jackets and outerwear. Thankfully, if you’ve lost any of those items in the seasonal shuffle, every brand we know just revealed updated collections for fall and winter. Meanwhile, the companies making pocket knives and EDC tools don’t wait for the seasons to…

Stasera in tv: “Molly’s Game” su Rai 3

Di Pietro Ferraro domenica 3 novembre 2019 Rai 3 stasera propone “Molly’s Game”, dramma biografico del 2017 diretto da Aaron Sorkin e interpretato da Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner e Michael Cera. [Per visionare il trailer clicca sull’immagine in alto]Cast e personaggiJessica Chastain: Molly Bloom Idris Elba: Charlie Jaffey Kevin Costner: Larry Bloom Michael…

Murder at Lake Maggiore

FictionCredit… When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission.THE BISHOP’S BEDROOMBy Piero ChiaraTranslated by Jill FoulstonThere seem to be three notable (and, for my money, equally enjoyable) types of murder mystery. First, there’s the whodunit, in which readers scramble to catch up with clever detectives (Sherlock Holmes, Miss…

✚ Review: The New Tiki Fire Pit

A few weeks ago, a giant, heavy box arrived on my front porch. Inside was the new fire pit made by the folks at Tiki. My 3-year-old and I set it up in about 10 minutes. And when I say set it up I mean that he ran around with the fire poker while I…