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A coder’s lament

Doing what I normally do when leading up to Gambler Tuesday, I search around Twitter looking for people talking about “The Gambler.” One day, a couple weeks back, I came across this twoot:

I thought to myself, “Self, this seems really interesting. You should click on it.”
So I did.
What I found was nothing short of magic. [...]

Punk version of “The Gambler” coming soon

According to Seattle-based songwriter, Scott Andrew, musician Jim Santanella is working on a “punked-up version” of “The Gambler.”
This is already album art:

According to Santanella’s web site, it should be coming soon and will be available at all the major online mp3 stores including Amazon, iTunes, and eMusic.
I can’t wait to hear this. I have a [...]

Mike Doughty explains when to hold ‘em and when to fold ‘em

About a week ago, Mike Doughty played a Question Jar show at The Independent in San Francisco. I was hoping he’d play “The Gambler” and even brought my Flip in anticipation that he’d play it.
Unfortunately, over two shows, he didn’t play it. I was a little disappointed.
Luckily, though, early in the first set, he was [...]

Penny Arcade loves The Gambler

Apparently, the fellas over Penny Arcade are just as excited as I am that “The Gambler” is hitting Rock Band.

A new Gambler and a way to create your own

It’s been a while since I’ve done a few things here.
1) I haven’t written anything in a good long while. I apologize for this.
2) I haven’t posted a new Gambler.
Luckily, today, I’m remedying both.
I’m what you could call something of a video game player. I’m not necessarily good at them, but they make for great [...]

Life’s little lesson

There’s no denying the greatness “The Gambler.” Just listen to the lyrics. They can help you come to a solution for any problem life hands you.
Girlfriend problems? You got to know when to hold ‘em. Know when to fold ‘em.
Found a big satchel of money a few hundred feet from drug deal gone wrong? Know [...]

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