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Nocturnal Admissions

Nightlife Podcast: Manufactured Superstars

April 27th, 2010

Two dudes from Beatport, orange space suits, and the belief that Michael Jackson is still alive.

  • Oh, the things you can learn from a bisexual at the Griffin.

  • Time for indulging in audio aphrodisiacs. That’s what one DJ/producer wants listeners to experience with his music.

  • The DJ/producer chats about Jägermeister hangovers, lost laptops, and his album release party in Vegas.

  • "I don’t think you have to play a top 40 track to get someone to understand music."

  • If a jazz trio went electronic, it might sound like Ooah, Boreta and edIT. Or not...

  • Once in a while a photo simply begs the question, "Huh?"

  • The producer/remixer/DJ chats about his new album and filming a music video in a rusted-out train in this week's podcast.

  • Emerging from behind a car while pulling up her lacy black undies, she cried out, "Happy birthday!"

  • Some DJs can rock a party for a night. 56-year-old Swedish Egil has been making people move for more than 20 years.

  • Time bathroom visits not to miss any Billy Joel or Neil Diamond covers and other lessons gleaned from a night at Pete's Dueling Piano Bar.

  • Menno de Jong started partying before puberty. He's also got a bad-ass USB stick.

  • From big-name DJs to some awesome live music picks, how to get your party on this LDW.

  • From the attempted assassination of Bob Marley to post-Superstorm Sandy narratives, great reads to keep on your bedside table.

  • Dance past and present this season at the Nevada Ballet Theatre.

  • The punk icon talks Beauty & Ruin and remembers his favorite Vegas moments.

  • The best of the arts in galleries, on stages and even in the old Western Hotel.

  • The Hunger Games returns -- and so does Dumb and Dumber.

  • The Roots founder/drummer and Tonight Show bandleader brings his Soul Train-inspired dance party to the Linq this weekend.

  • Unlike its subject, who performed feats that people remembered their whole lives, the History Channel program is entirely forgettable.

  • The Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz directed flick is a ramshackle travelogue about two senior citizens taking a vacation to Iceland.

  • Do you remember when Henderson got its own Kwik-E-Mart? We do.

  • Bonus points for wearing a Milo Goes to College T-shirt.

  • Expect a zombie horde, clown army and possibly an epic helicopter entrance (pending FAA approval, of course).

  • “He was brutal when he had to be and beneficent when the opportunity arose."

  • A stoner comedy is the last thing you would expect from the creator of Mad Men.

  • Brosnan isn't James Bond, but the comparisons are unavoidable.

  • It's like Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory—with clothes.

  • Boise's indie veterans headline the Bunkhouse's reopening bash on August 25.

  • Do you know what phase of your cycle it is, Capricorn?

  • Your Face in Mine explores rebooting your genetic history.