Gambling: “State would be winner if it legalizes the game,” opines Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle here. He writes, “Yes, I play poker. And like most poker players in Texas, I’m not sick, sleazy or despicable, and I am certainly no lawbreaker. Well, at times I might be. (A lawbreaker, that is).” Me, too.
Stuff: Comedian Jon Lovitz, according to CBS News online, “announced Wednesday that he has signed a contract to appear at the Sunset Strip club every Wednesday night for the rest of his life.” Holy cow. That’s what I call an annuity. The Los Angeles club is The Laugh Factory.