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The Only Way Out is All In

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. — Nelson Mandela

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Lines that made me think

You’ve got to know
When to hold ‘em
Know when to fold ‘em
Know when to walk away
Know when to run

-Kenny Rogers(The Gambler)

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Random Thoughts

To Paris, to Paris!

“To Paris, to Paris!” I added to myself. “Every man of birth must make her acquaintance.”

— Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Gambler

Literature

'The Gambler'

Sadly, The Gambler is something of a dog’s breakfast.

Surface slick fails to hide an unconvincing portrayal of gambling addiction and it’s associated downward spiral. And Mark Wahlberg ( 14 more words

Film

Ode to Kenny....

Where do I start with the great Kenny Rogers?

Is it his forever 1980’s appearance that even today, he still is considered a silver fox! 475 more words

The Gambler

2014/ USA

Director: Rupert Wyatt

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Anthony Kelley, Brie Larson

Lecturer and author Jim Bennett (Wahlberg) can’t, in the words of the Rolling Stones, get no satisfaction. 969 more words

New Releases

PIFF 38: THE GAMBLER

A celebrated paramedic, Vincentas has a dangerous addiction: gambling. Desperate to hit it big and pay off his mounting debts, he’s quick to place a bet on just about anything. 148 more words

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