Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Tuesday Nugs: Poro Report, Amy Calistri's Lost Vegas Review, Fixing WSOP Ratings, Olliewood Wins Season 2 of SWDP, and Tao of Bacon

By Pauly
Los Angeles, CA

It's Tuesday and I've been sick the last few days with the Vegas crud. I always get sick after I cover the November Nine. Not enough time/energy to write, so here's a few links to kill some brain cells with...
How to Fix the WSOP Ratings Problem? is a must read and one of the best pieces of constructive criticism I've seen about how to cover the Main Event from the TV angle. Well done, gents, well done. (Wicked Chops Poker)

Thanks to Amy Calistri for a warm fuzzy review of Lost Vegas. Reading the manuscript caused groovy flashbacks for Amy and she shared her thoughts on what it was like to be a member of the poker media in the immediate years after the poker boom, especially in 2005, which she dubbed the poker media's "Summer of Love." (Aimlessly Chasing Amy)

Let Their Hearts Rule Their Heads is an eloquent piece by Vicky Coren about how professional poker is slowly becoming on honorably choice of professions. (The Guardian)

My favorite breaking poker news site is the Poro Report. Poker finally has its own Drudge Report. Well done, chaps. (Poro Report)

Sorry for the lack of updates in regard to Sundays with Dr. Pauly on Fantasy Sports Live. You should check out the FSL blog because that's where you can find weekly updates and an overall standings. Season 2 of Sundays with Dr. Pauly is complete and Olliewood took it down and locked up a seat in the TOC. My brother Derek, playing under HermWarfare, won Season 1. The third and final season starts this Sunday and will run for five weeks (NFL Weeks 11-15). Feel free to join us. Click here for rules and more information on Sundays with Dr. Pauly. If you don't have a FSL account, you can sign up for a FSL account today. Funding your account is easy -- just use your credit card. It's 100% legal in the US. (Fantasy Sports Live Blog)

Do you like the Simpsons? Fan of Goodfellas? Then check out Goodfellas at Moe's a remix of the infamous "shine box" scene from Goodfellas featuring some of your favorites from the Simpys. (Tao of Pauly)

Bacon freaks rejoice. Tao of Bacon has been updated! And I officially own TaoBacon.com. Bookmark that juicy nugget for future food porn viewing. (Tao of Bacon)
That's it. You know what's up next... NGTFOOMO!

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