Interview

Interview

Interview with Florian Kohler(Venom) ~ by Brian Pauley

When people think of trick shot artists, a few names come to mind. Mike Massey and Tom Rossman are names that people immediately think of. Now, you can add the name Florian Kohler to those names that players automatically think of when you talk about trick shot artists. Known as Venom, Florian has the most

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Gaijin Custom Cues ~ Patrick Sampey

I just sat down with the guys of Gaijin Custom Cues, and they want to make a cue to suit you. Robby, Marshall, and Josh are just typical southern guys with a love of the game of pool and non-traditional design. They have a simple philosophy, each of us has a natural stroke and the

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Mafia Mike’s Review- Florida Pool Players Oasis ~ Patrick Sampey

When I first walked into Mafia Mike’s pool hall, a semi-circle layout of tables, evenly measured out in a big open space, thriving with light and vigor  a pool Oasis — the place was alive and thriving with people playing pool.  It was like coming home.  I felt at ease — at one with the game. The

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Bart A. Rivezzi Interview ~ Gary Warren

I recently had the opportunity to speak in-depth with 2015 New England Pool & Billiards Hall of Fame inductee, Bart A. Rivezzi. Mr. Rivezzi has a distinguished reputation as a person, pool player, rare and vintage cue collector/appraiser, former pool room owner/operator, and overall ambassador to this game that we all love and cherish. It

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Greg Knight, An Interview with the McDermott CEO ~ Anthony Beeler

 When was McDermott Cue founded?  Talk to us about the history of your company… Jim McDermott founded McDermott in 1975. Jim had been repairing cues for a number of years, and he had been observing the mistakes that he saw others in the industry making. He decided that he could do it better, so that’s

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Interview with Steve Lomax ~ Brian Pauley

Cue making is an art form.  Where some artists may use traditional mediums such as clay or canvas, the artists in the pool world use wood and other materials to produce their art.  Their art are the custom cues that many people buy every year. Some of these individually crafted works of art stay inside

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Kaylin Wikoff is changing the face of WPBA ~ Kollet Probst

If you had one opportunity to tell the world something about you, what would it be? For Kaylin Wikoff, who’s transgender, it’s she wants to be judged for who she is, not what she is. She started shooting when she was 10 with her father’s direction. What started as a male bonding with her father,

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