Denny Gives… And then Takes Back
by Max Shapiro | Published: Jan 25, 2012
“Hey, Maxey, ya knows any good revolutions?” Well, here we go again. Once again I found myself in Big Denny’s Barstow Card Casino, and once again I found myself caught up in yet another stupid conversation with this dumb gorilla. “Well,” I replied, “there’s the American Revolution, the Russian Revolution, the…” “Nah, nah, I ain’t talkin’ about dat kinda junk. I means New Year’s revolutions. Ya knows, nice t’ings I oughta promise myself ta do dis year.” Oh, resolutions. Well, where could I begin? Tell him to run honest games, get rid of all his thug dealers, tell his guards not to steal customers’ car radios, maybe even vacuum his dump casino once in a while? I knew all those suggestions would be a waste of time, but then I had an idea. “Have you ever thought of running a charity tournament, Denny?” The big ape scratched his head. Charity ...
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