Slope of Hope Blog Posts

This is the heart and soul of the web site. Here we have literally tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. You can also click on any category icon to see posts tagged with that particular category.

The Narrator

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It finally dawned on me a few days ago why I’ve been so endlessly obsessed with Ricky Jay. It isn’t just the magic. It isn’t just the stage presence and banter. It’s his voice. Because, it turns out, he was the narrator for one of my favorite movies of all time, Magnolia. So he’s permanently imprinted in my brain as someone super-important. So here’s a little late night entertainment. 8:2, everyone….

Superb Interview

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One of my favorite Slopers shared with me a video I absolutely loved. I just finished listening to it in the background as I was entering in all my new trades. I encourage you to enjoy this informative and excellent conversation with a legendary investor.

Buster Scruggs

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The Cohen brothers have just finished another marvelous feature, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, and you Netflix subscribers get it for free. I’m enjoying it tremendously and highly recommend it. Watch it during the holiday!

The Full Renaissance Bit, Really

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Well, as we revel in the glow of a fully-functional website (cough cough cough), let’s enjoy what is perhaps my favorite Monty Python bit of all time.

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