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The Playground

I'm gonna jump

October 5th, 2010

Rappelling 500 feet down the side of the Rio in the name of a good cause.

  • Another week, another list making Las Vegas look bad.

  • The story behind an unexplained guest star at the guitar legend's special performance.

  • For people too lazy to actually watch television.

  • Is there enough room in this world for both ranch and bleu cheese lovers?

  • Las Vegas is the nation's 41st manliest city. Blame me.

  • Lesson of the week: Ask and you shall receive.

  • Paris Hilton, Snoop, Ne-Yo, Reggie Bush, Vanilla Ice, Chelsea Handler, Sam Worthington...

  • Seafood, Snoop Dogg and why Barbara Fairchild says you don't need to go to Paris.

  • The Grand Tasting at Vegas Uncork'd was high density deliciousness.

  • From "midget hang from a guy's testicles" to "hamgorguesa muy picante" in less than three hours.

  • At an afterhours sake tasting, the food fest let its Vegas show.

  • Both signs are part of the Boneyard’s permanent exhibit and are among six in the yard that have been restored.

  • The Emmy-nominated actress discusses projects outside of OITNB, her go-to cocktail and how Jubilee is a 'kiki'

  • Kitze + The CPUs' tech-heavy show includes projection-mapped visuals, drum pads—and a joystick.

  • “Deep down I feel like I have this hippie kind of spirit.”

  • The band has reached its end—but the future is bright for its members.

  • But the cartoonist says his latest graphic novel isn’t autobiographical.

  • The Broadway hit kicked off its first national tour on the Reynolds Hall stage.

  • Ryan Adams is a focused, well-crafted collection of rock ’n’ roll.

  • The three-act comedy considers a late-19th century partnership between two women that may or may not be sexual.

  • From LGBT community events to nightlife soirees and pool parties, where to show your pride all weekend long.

  • Vivian Martian, Gina Alverson and Kris Krainock use words to create unexpected works.

  • The brotherhood bond of Scott and Seth Avett—musically and personally—was as apparent as ever. Eat your heart out, Donny and Marie.

  • The final season dumps us square in the middle of the Depression.

  • Something is obviously not right at Beckett Warner's new school.

  • Hassan Hamilton is more than just big—he's a colossus.

  • From hellacious scheduling to road essentials, Johnson and Meader talk all about tour.

  • Plant's restraint makes this one of his most passionate works.