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How I Became a Professional Gambler

I had never gambled before and knew nothing about it, but I'd gotten too many e-mails like it. I was at my parents house for winter break during my first year at UT, and I was bored.

"Free $50 just for downloading our casino!"

Hmm. That doesn't seem very risky. I might as well download to see what it's all about.

What would you do with a million bucks?

On Linus Rylander

I don't have a million dollars.

But I remember watching a mini-documentary of a famous comedian. It was right after his big breakthrough. He'd gone from being a "starving artist." Not-famous comedians don't often get paid very well.

But then he'd blown up. Gotten his HBO special or whatever it was.

And now he was a millionaire. How many millions, I don't know. But more than he'd ever seen in his life.

The documentary was the day-in-the-life-of sort of thing. And he was busy moving into his new huge huge luxury pimptastic apartment. With all the expensivest furniture and... stuff.

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