The Writer

An ode to the glue gigs

Mike McDermott: I took a risk. You, you see all the angles, you never have the fucking stones to play one.

Joey Knish: Stones? You little punk. I’m not playing for the thrill of fucking victory here. I owe rent, alimony, child support. I play for money. My kids eat. I got stones enough not to chase cards, actions of fucking pipe dreams, of winning the World Series [of Poker] on ESPN.

—From Rounders (1998)

It’s unwise to visit Twitter during happy times, so it’s questionable at best to visit the social media platform as the coronavirus pandemic extends its stay. Every.

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