Monday, April 5, 2004

Bryan Berg, Cardstacker / More Decks of Cards

1. Bryan Berg, Cardstacker

Meet Bryan Berg, who "broke the Guinness World Record for card structures
in 1992 at the age of seventeen with a tower fourteen feet, six inches tall"

Check out the Cardstacker Gallery:

2. It seems everyone and their four-legged friend is coming out with their
   own "deck of cards"
 * "Political lesson in the cards"  [Russia]
"A game of cards can now become a quick lesson of who's who in Washington
 with the release of a new deck that looks an awful lot like the United
 States' own deck of most-wanted Iraqi leaders"

 * "Rumsfeld is ace of spades in French deck of cards"
"US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is the Ace of Spades and al-Qaeda
 chief Osama bin Laden a Joker in a provocative pack of French playing
 cards depicting 'the 52 most dangerous American officials'"

 * "Inside Hamas"
"the Israeli newspaper Ma'ariv printed a deck of cards showing 34 Hamas
 leaders targeted for assassination"

 * "Newt's playing cards publishes deck of cards in support of President Bush"

 * carol's quips: "My 'hit list' deck of cards"