Sunday reading highlights

Loved Frank Bruni’s piece in The New York Times Sunday Magazine on Scott Brown. I am ever intrigued by the guy and love that he found the Saturday Night Live skit on him as hilarious as I did. Also read with great interest Al Gore’s op-ed piece titled We...

A wish expressed

Sure wish the Riesling-loving, poker-playing, nice-looking guy I sat next to on the plane back from Vegas and talked to about Tiger Woods, the Vogue article on Tim Geithner I was reading, and how much he loves what he does for a living would buzz me. Just sayin’...

Presenting Vanessa Rousso

Sometimes I feel like a broken record when I talk about how much I enjoy interviews I’ve done for my Game Plan columns, but I guess I just know how to pick ’em. Poker pro Vanessa Rousso had so much to say about risk and living life when I caught up with...

Helluva job, Brownie

In case we all needed proof that American voters can be fickle, knee-jerk, petulant and one-dimensional, Gawker gives us some screen shots from Scott Brown’s Facebook page (and even his daughter’s!): Which Enraged Scott Brown Fan Comment Is Your...

Talking to Joe Cada

What a pleasure to interview 22-year-old poker pro Joe Cada at the PokerStars.net North American Poker Tour (NAPT) at the Venetian in Las Vegas. Catch his thoughts in today’s Game Plan: An Ambassador for Poker as...