You're not allowed to give yourself a nickname. This holds true in life as well as in poker.

— Richard Roeper

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The truth is that our way of celebrating the Christmas season does spring from myriad cultures and sources, from St. Nicholas to Coca-Cola advertising campaigns.

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Men's magazines often feature pictures of naked ladies.

Women's magazines also often feature pictures of naked ladies. This is because the female body is a beautiful work of art, while the male body is hairy and lumpy and should not be seen by the light of day.

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Well, I think one of the reasons Chicago became so popular as a filmmaker location is because New York had been used so many times that Chicago, I think, was rediscovered maybe in the late '60s, early '70s for a long time as a new location.

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Living in the past is a Jethro Tull album, not a smart poker strategy.

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You can't take up golf on a whim and find yourself competing against Tiger Woods in the Masters six months later.

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Even though we're a week and a half away from Thanksgiving, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

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Sometimes a 3-1 favorite loses. That's why they call it gambling, and that's why they keep flipping over the cards.

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Wal-Mart doesn't really care about your faith.

Wal-Mart cares if you have money to spend, and it is going to be as generic as possible in exploiting the holiday season for every buck it can make.

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The magic gets lost in translation.

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That's why I've always been appreciative of truly creative radio commercials.

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I've been playing Texas Hold 'em and other forms of poker since I was about 12.

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On first blush, Hold 'em seems like a ridiculously simple game.

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About Richard Roeper

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Nationality American
Profession Critic
Birthday October 16

Becca Gardner is wonderful as the good-hearted little Griff who refuses to be daunted by all the heart-ache and resentment on dad's ranch and this young actress proves there's another young child actress in Hollywood besides Dakota Fanning.

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Equilibrium is enjoyably classy trash.

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I grew up in Dolton, just south of Chicago, about a 20-minute drive from old Comiskey Park.

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Whether it's viewers of the show or readers of my columns and books, I'm consistently impressed with their wit, humor and insight. That goes for about 95 percent of the audience. The other five percent are why the 'Delete' option and restraining orders were invented.

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I became addicted to the movie-going experience in the 1970s, when I attended multiple screenings of films such as 'Chinatown', 'Jaws', 'Star Wars' and the original 'Rocky'.

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I'm a lifelong bachelor, but that doesn't mean I wouldn't marry the right woman.

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I'd say that I'm also recommending [Equilibrium] for the cool gun battles.

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When we root-root-root for the home team, we're rooting for our home as much as the team.

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There's a lot of vitriolic ranting out there, but there are literally hundreds of critics on the web who care deeply about film and having something to say about it.

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I loved watching classics such as 'Casablanca' and goofball comedies such as 'How To Murder Your Wife' on WGN-TV.

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Christian Bale has a kind of genetically engineered handsomeness that's perfect for [John Preston]. He's also a better actor than he ever gets credit for being.

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