Untitled

THE KING STAY THE KING (from HBO’s THE WIRE) By Episode 3, D’Angelo Barksdale is entrenched in The Pit, monitoring the youngest and least experienced of the Barksdale drug crews and trying to improve their performance. And in a succinct metaphor, we get a sense of the drug hierarchy and everyone’s place within that world.…… Continue reading Untitled

Untitled

Played a game with my friend Josh last night. Chess always teaches you something about yourself. In this case, as I slaughtered up most of his army on the field, I became overconfident. This became my undoing. Even as I was able to advance my pawn and promote it to Queen, thus having two queens…… Continue reading Untitled

Move in for the kill

“Chess, like love, like music, has the powers to make men happy.” Siegbert Tarrasch (1862-1934) “There is no remorse like a remorse of chess. It is a curse upon man. There is no happiness in chess.” H.G. Wells (1886-1946) “Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of having…… Continue reading Move in for the kill