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Brian Pauley. ~ Kevin Brown {Interview}

Kevin Brown: When did you start doing artistic pool and who was your influence? Brian Pauley: I started doing artistic pool about a year ago. But several years before that I met professional pool player/trickshot artist Steve Lillis of Gospel Trick Shot Ministries at the Derby City Classic. Steve is who influenced me to do

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Venom in Osseo. ~ Hannah Blue

I had the pleasure of meeting Florian “Venom” Kohler yesterday, in Osseo, WI, of all places. He was booked for shows this Saturday and Sunday (the 25th and 26th of April) at Exit 88. Unfortunately, I got there embarrassingly late, but I caught the tail end of the show and it was awesome. Fortunately for

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The Hatchet Man. ~ Patrick Sampey

Today I had the privilege to interview Dennis “The Hatchet Man” Hatch. Hatch is a man with a passion for pool; he has a seemingly indomitable heart for the competition, and his favorite color is red which may indicate the hue of that passion, the timbre of his moxie, and the fiery, all-guns-blazing way he

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Presenting, Garret Troop. ~ Serena Black

Here’s something new! Serena Black recently conducted an interview with Garret Troop—founder of Sneaky Pete Mafia—and transformed it into a sweet “presentation.” Use the arrows at the bottom to switch between areas, and the buttons on the right to toggle the zoom or start over. [prezi id=http://prezi.com/nu_czx4mpjwq/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share]

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Worldwide Chris. ~Hannah Blue {Interview}

I spoke with Chris Lawson—nicknamed Worldwide Chris—from his home-base of Indianapolis, IN. Chris has almost literally been playing pool since he was in diapers; he had his first mini table by the age of three, and won his first in 9-ball championship, at the age of 23, in 1994. Chris then quit the world of

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Mark Wilson. ~Serena Black {Interview}

Serena Black: When did you first begin shooting? Mark Wilson: I began playing pool at age 18, and during these times we did not have a professional tour. The B.C.A. U.S. Open Straight Pool in Chicago and a major 9-Ball tournament in Dayton, Ohio was about it. I first began really trying to play while in

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Cary Thompson. ~Serena Black {Interview}

Seybert’s Billiard Supply is a great company to work for and I—Cary Thompson—am very happy to be a part of something that continues to grow. In a sense I feel as though I had a hand in the success, even if in little ways. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, and one on one

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Samm Diep-Vidal, Director Of The BEF. ~Serena Black {Interview}

Serena Black: How long have you worked for the Billiards Education Foundation? Samm Diep-Vidal: I have worked for the BEF for two and a half years. SB: How did you become director of the BEF? SDV: I was appointed by the board of trustees. SB: What is your favorite part of your job? Least favorite? Most difficult? SDV: My favorite

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