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  • A recent 91-0 slaughter of a Texas high school football team has raised the question.

    A recent 91-0 slaughter of a Texas high school football team has raised the question.

  • "I allowed myself to smile a little bit and cheer inside for the players and coaches who finally came out on top."

    "I allowed myself to smile a little bit and cheer inside for the players and coaches who finally came out on top."

  • "If I didn’t say what I felt or thought, I wouldn’t have anything to say, so I kind of made a career out of dissent. I get paid for being disagreeable, but charming, of course."

    "If I didn’t say what I felt or thought, I wouldn’t have anything to say, so I kind of made a career out of dissent. I get paid for being disagreeable, but charming, of course."

  • When it comes to Twitter followers, the Strip property is beating local hotels and global brands alike.

    When it comes to Twitter followers, the Strip property is beating local hotels and global brands alike.

  • Also, a Nevada Assemblyman puts his foot in his mouth.

    Also, a Nevada Assemblyman puts his foot in his mouth.

  • Caesars Entertainment severed its ties to the Gansevoort Hotel Group, which means the refurbished casino at Flamingo and the Strip needs a new name.

    Caesars Entertainment severed its ties to the Gansevoort Hotel Group, which means the refurbished casino at Flamingo and the Strip needs a new name.

  • Brush up on your Nevada knowledge with our quick Silver State test.

    Brush up on your Nevada knowledge with our quick Silver State test.

  • Submitted by Alexis Bencomo.

    Submitted by Alexis Bencomo.

  • The electro house DJ talks playing Vegas gigs, Halloween costumes and more.

    The electro house DJ talks playing Vegas gigs, Halloween costumes and more.

  • Also, Halloween weekend events.
  • The personal playlists of local nightlife staff.

    The personal playlists of local nightlife staff.

  • The Brooklyn-born rapper and the original Rao's in East Harlem have a long history.

    The Brooklyn-born rapper and the original Rao's in East Harlem have a long history.

  • "I spotted a panda kissing a pirate, a team of human lampshades, a fleet of pilots and stewardesses, and a guy in a thong."

    "I spotted a panda kissing a pirate, a team of human lampshades, a fleet of pilots and stewardesses, and a guy in a thong."

  • Also, Travis Barker and Mix Master Mike hit the stage at Pure.

    Also, Travis Barker and Mix Master Mike hit the stage at Pure.

  • The view from the "never-ending mountain of sh*t."

    The view from the "never-ending mountain of sh*t."

  • Oh, and Gov't Mule, too.

    Oh, and Gov't Mule, too.

  • This album finds the band sprawling further, but is that what we want?

    This album finds the band sprawling further, but is that what we want?

  • A young adult novel, a Las Vegas Writes anthology and more.

    A young adult novel, a Las Vegas Writes anthology and more.

  • We will be back next year. ... And I can tell you, the growth potential for this thing is tremendous.

    We will be back next year. ... And I can tell you, the growth potential for this thing is tremendous.

  • It doesn't help that our city is seen as the beginning of the band's demise.

    It doesn't help that our city is seen as the beginning of the band's demise.

  • From the Huntridge to small coffeehouses, Koy built his career here.

    From the Huntridge to small coffeehouses, Koy built his career here.

  • Before delivering his keynote address at the Vegas Valley Book Fest, author and poet Luis Alberto chats with Weekly about his books, Twitter activity and more.

    Before delivering his keynote address at the Vegas Valley Book Fest, author and poet Luis Alberto chats with Weekly about his books, Twitter activity and more.

  • This is how science fiction should be done, folks.

    This is how science fiction should be done, folks.

  • There’s no reason to set Sin City aside, even if you happen to live in Las Vegas.

    There’s no reason to set Sin City aside, even if you happen to live in Las Vegas.

  • 10 must-see events from this weekend's festival.

    10 must-see events from this weekend's festival.

  • A continuous sensory flood over two days in Downtown Las Vegas, the Life Is Beautiful Festival turned out to be pretty spectacular.

    A continuous sensory flood over two days in Downtown Las Vegas, the Life Is Beautiful Festival turned out to be pretty spectacular.

  • Do we really need a Hangover for the senior citizen set?

    Do we really need a Hangover for the senior citizen set?

  • A great album got a great cover by a great band.

    A great album got a great cover by a great band.

  • Keanu Reeves directorial debut is a showcase for martial artist Tiger Chen, who worked with Reeves as a stuntman on Matrix sequels.

    Keanu Reeves directorial debut is a showcase for martial artist Tiger Chen, who worked with Reeves as a stuntman on Matrix sequels.

  • This is how science fiction should be done, folks.

    This is how science fiction should be done, folks.

  • Do we really need a Hangover for the senior citizen set?

    Do we really need a Hangover for the senior citizen set?

  • Keanu Reeves directorial debut is a showcase for martial artist Tiger Chen, who worked with Reeves as a stuntman on Matrix sequels.

    Keanu Reeves directorial debut is a showcase for martial artist Tiger Chen, who worked with Reeves as a stuntman on Matrix sequels.

  • As both drama and cinema, the film is merely solid, impressive. As a cultural object, however, it’s essential.

    As both drama and cinema, the film is merely solid, impressive. As a cultural object, however, it’s essential.

  • Welcome to the new wave of more casual Italian restaurants on the Strip.

    Welcome to the new wave of more casual Italian restaurants on the Strip.

  • These two classic Italian eateries at Caesars Palace are ready to warm up your winter.

    These two classic Italian eateries at Caesars Palace are ready to warm up your winter.

  • The second-year event adds the Chef's Challenge this year, a culinary skill expo where kitchen commanders compete for $5,000.

    The second-year event adds the Chef's Challenge this year, a culinary skill expo where kitchen commanders compete for $5,000.

  • The longtime local chef plans to combine his two favorite foods, barbecue and Mexican, into a new high-energy mobile eatery.

    The longtime local chef plans to combine his two favorite foods, barbecue and Mexican, into a new high-energy mobile eatery.