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….
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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.
This was just posted. Oh. My. God. Put it on full screen and watch the whole thing.
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!
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.