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50 Las Vegas Casino Chips

A cool showcase at the LA Times.

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Addictions: The Fix Is In?

As a follow-up to my post on behavioral addictions… In his new book, The Fix, Damian Thompson argues that “the line between consumption, habit and addiction is becoming dangerously blurred.” When future generations look back at the early 21st century, … Continue reading

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“An Unpredictable Game Of Risk & Chance”

An extremely rare early print by Irving Penn is currently available on artnet Auctions. The piece, After Dinner Games, New York (1947), is a color photograph from a limited edition of 13 dye transfer prints of the image made between … Continue reading

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Are We “All In” On The Poker Movie?

All In: The Poker Movie is a documentary film covering the story of a card game that’s as associated with con-men on riverboats as it is with presidents, a game which in very recent history went from one being played … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Dreams Of Yesteryear

I spend time dreaming of being in Las Vegas back in it’s heyday… Not that Vegas isn’t fun now. But there’s something more cool and glam about Vegas back in the day. It’s for that romantic reason that I collect … Continue reading

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