Daily Archives: November 22, 2017

David Bruce: Gambling Anecdotes

  https://pixabay.com/en/usa-las-vegas-nevada-america-2650170/ Professional golfer Sam Snead made a lot of money from friendly wagers in games that he played with amateurs. There’s nothing wrong with that. The amateurs had a chance to win because of their handicaps, although as you … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Ben Jonson’s VOLPONE: A Retelling — Cast, Argument, and Prologue

CAST OF CHARACTERS The Main Man and His Main Servant VOLPONE, a Magnifico. Volpone is Italian for “fox.” Volpone is crafty, sly, and lacks morals. A magnifico is a wealthy, distinguished gentleman. Magnifico is Italian for “magnificent.” In particular, a … Continue reading

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