Oh, crikey. Another cool thing to read. Essay about the author’s gambling problem, predictably stacked high with tall tales of his wins and losses but also neatly reflective on the literature of gambling and addiction.

The High Is Always the Pain and the Pain Is Always the High by Jay Kang – The Morning News.

Via Kottke.org

Update: What I really like about this is his awareness and recollection of his slightly absurd inner monologue, like when he says in his head “Who’s going to leave… Not I, said Kang.” I can identify with that.