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Sunday Mornings (or Late Saturday Nights) in Las Vegas

Blogs, Blogging, and Podcasts, Las Vegas, Nevada, Restaurants, Sin City, Stories
Posted May 5th, 2008 by Christopher - 2 comments

I spent Saturday afternoon out in Pahrump, Nevada, at the Sin City Chamber of Commerce’s annual picnic, chili cook-off, and hoe-down (it’s at the Chicken Ranch, so, har-har!) and I was very, very tired when I made it home to Vegas Saturday night. I took a shower to wash off the day, ate some spring rolls and some pho tai nam (which is like my favorite comfort food,) and was asleep just as the sun was setting.

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Guest Column: Nick the Cabbie – “Las Vegas Street Fight”

Blogs, Blogging, and Podcasts, Guest Columnists, Las Vegas, Nevada, Nick the Cabbie, Nightlife, Sin City, Stories, Taxicab Confessions
Posted April 29th, 2008 by Nick the Cabbie - 3 comments

Outside of my taxi there’s a man screaming obscenities at his friends… or at least the ease with which he insults them implies a long and deep friendship with the group of assholes that just won’t get into the cab fast enough. When they finally get to the taxi it is immediately apparent that this is the most unusual group of people that I’ve ever driven around: the original yelling man looks kind of like Kyle McLachlan …if he was on a diet consisting entirely of cheese. The woman that he lets into the front seat between us looks exactly like Mama Fratelli from the Goonies, and the beefy, high-school football player-looking guy that gets into the back, is apparently her son. He is sitting on one side of a very cute girl with a broken leg and on the other side of her is the biker from Erin Brockovich.

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Nevada’s Interstate “Police Partnerships”

Blogs, Blogging, and Podcasts, Las Vegas, Nevada, Political and Social Awareness, Stories
Posted March 27th, 2008 by Christopher - 3 comments

There is probably a slicker, less eyebrow-raising name for what is going on between Nevada and a few other states, including, but probably not limited to, Utah. I was raised in an era and in a country that seems to be a different place in many respects, nowadays. There was a time when, for instance, if you had a ticket from some three horse town in another part of your own state, it was up to you and that jurisdiction to work out the payment. It was not going to affect you where you lived unless the ticket happened to have been state police.

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Does This Outfit Make Me Look Gay?

Blogs, Blogging, and Podcasts, Las Vegas, Nevada, Shows and Entertainment
Posted February 27th, 2008 by Christopher - 2 comments

Doodlebops Las VegasWhat the hell is a Doodlebop? Is it some new form of mind-altering drug ruining our youth? Does it make you dress in painfully-colored clothing and frolic like it’s Pride Parade Day in San Francisco? Why do I keep hearing about how “huge Doodlebops are” when I’ve never personally experienced a Doodlebop.  I mean, let’s face it, if something’s “huge” around here… I’d know about it!

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