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Poker with a Predator?

I’ve got a new, true-crime related post up at RadarOnline.com. The title of this entry gives you a pretty good idea as to what my “Fresh Intelligence” post is about:

NBC’s Poker After Dark Player’s Child Molesting Past.

The piece above is about Shahram “Shawn” Sheikhan, a pro poker player who was — well, go read the article. I owe a hat-tip to Lost in Lima Ohio for the heads-up on the story.

All I’ll say here about the “Iron Sheik” is this: he could present an opportunity for NBC to produce its ultimate mashup show, pitting Sheikhan against lowlifes from Dateline‘s “To Catch a Predator” series. He could play poker with past “Predator” faves like “Zima-toting buckass nekkid dude in a ball cap” and “wispy-mustached computer geek looking to finally lose it to a hot little Lolita.” As each predator/player entered the room, Chris Hansen would naturally play host, addressing each participant with what has become Hansen’s “Predator” anthem — “Why don’t you have a seat, right over there…”

I’ve also got another Idol post up there… about *yawn* American Idol auditions in *yawn* — Omaha. Yeah. They were that thrilling.