Martin Harris is better known in the poker world as Short-Stacked Shamus, author of the Hard-Boiled Poker blog. Martin is also a freelance writer, contributing to both Poker News‘ WSOP coverage and the PokerStars blog, and an adjunct associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he teaches Poker in American Film and Culture. Last but not least, he’s the author of the novel Same Difference, available wherever fine books are sold online, though you can get an autographed copy if you buy it through Martin’s web site.
We discussed Al Alvarez’s The Biggest Game in Town. At the end of the interview, Martin also recommended Fast Company: How Six Master Gamblers Defy the Odds – and Always Win by Jon Bradshaw.
Half Undressed provided this week’s music. You can learn more about the band and download “Stay Ugly” and more of their music from their website. You can also hear them perform live at New York City’s Cake Shop this Wednesday.
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