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Nightlife Podcast: Max Vangeli

December 29th, 2010

2010 was a very good year—for Max Vangeli.

  • No shortage of skimpy things and skin in 2010.

  • Talking about mushrooms with DJ/producer Mark Farina before his gig at Eve.

  • The trip-hop pioneer tells us why his eyes glow in DJ Hero game and more.

  • A live Twitter feed display + blue champagne = hilarious results.

  • Antoine Becks of Second Sun recounts their first disastrous gig with Paul van Dyk, pills and Eddie Murphy's "Party All the Time."

  • A first encounter with the man behind the mau5head.

  • Dance music fans, brace yourselves: Fabulous Fest has been canceled!

  • A chat with the German DJ/producer about “2 Many Shots of Jägermeister” and more.

  • Why do ladies like the lyrics? The 50-year-old DJ answers that question, plus new electronic artists you need to know, the evolution of the DJ, David Guetta’s career and what he thinks is the remix of the year.

  • If Mick Fleetwood had a brother from another mother who stepped into a DJ booth, he might be Donald Glaude.

  • Dirty Dutch, pigeon attacks and eating chicken with Lil Jon in Vegas (really!).

  • Ryan North has been thinking about King Midas for a while.

  • Plus new material from Love Vendetta and a SquidHat Records showcase

  • Time to start a few new traditions that don't involve Bing Crosby or Andy Williams.

  • Las Vegas’ nerd-out capital, the Sci Fi Center, has done it again.

  • Hakkasan Group initiated a major shakeup of the Strip’s nightlife business today with plans to acquire another prominent nightlife company, The Light Group, for $36 million. Morgans Hotel Group ...

  • All I wanted for Christmas were some new Imagine Dragons tracks, which didn’t seem unreasonable.

  • Extreme Thing attracted the high school and early-20s sets, who have taken to Facebook demanding answers.

  • Also: Bass Drum of Death at Beauty Bar, Zola Jesus and The Growlers at Bunkhouse.

  • Everyone knows about 2014's Zeppelin, Dylan and Springsteen sets. Here are three others you might have missed.

  • Watch the Scarecrow dance down the yellow-brick road to a live rendition of "Brain Damage" this week.

  • Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit returns to the Strip from April 23-26. Star chefs including Michael Mina, Masa Takayama, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Guy Savoy will join Gordon Ramsay. Julian Serrano also will debut his restaurant Lago at Bellagio.

  • "I realized what I was missing. I was meant to be on a billboard!"

  • Star chefs Emeril Lagasse and Daniel Boulud created the ultimate in fabulous food with five courses before “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro wheeled in one of the largest 10-story cakes ever made for the Strip.

  • AVN wants to know: Who has the best T and A in the porn industry this year? Plus, a reality TV-turned-adult-film starlet sets her sights on AEE.

  • And a mashup of a traditional nativity play and L. Ron Hubbard.

  • In pre-Internet days, this used to only happen every so often, but social media has turned the spoiler into a virus one can catch any time.