author of "Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players." Warning : this guy is not only a bit annoying to listen to, but will also shatter any illusions you might have had about Scrabble being a nice, quiet game for word-nerds. see also : Confessions of a Scrabble Junkie. (real evil g2)