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AVN Adult Entertainment Expo 2009

Even sex, at least the not-for-profit kind, is feeling the recession. But, as with other museums, big sponsors help.

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January 29th, 2009

Even sex, at least the not-for-profit kind, is feeling the recession. But, as with other museums, big sponsors help.

  • Nightlife

    It was a Dark and Stormy night: rum and ginger beer served over ice in red plastic cups. But by the time Emily and I ...

  • adult

    Playboy TV’s newest show premiered on January 10, and you may recognize some of the unsuspecting customers who walk into the VIP room of the ...

  • Porno Blog

    Snoop Dogg’s classic hit “Gin and Juice” played on the iPod as four Asian businessmen crowded around the Sergio booth at the Consumer Electronics Show ...

  • adult

    Just because Los Angeles is the epicenter of the adult industry doesn't mean Sin City's online adult talent can't help Vegas live up to its ...

  • As We See It

    This year Adult Entertainment Expo organizers expect to bring 30,000 porn professionals and their fans to town. But this year, the usually frivolous and party-filled ...

  • Nightlife

    In this business of skin, the past few years have seen more changes than a dancer can shake her silicone at.

  • Dining News

    Firefly has been working to overcome the fallout from last year's salmonella outbreak at its original location.

  • Dining News

    Also, Tom's Urban is joining Shake Shack on the Strip, and the Foodie Fest is going big this month.

  • Las Vegas

    Metro Police identified a woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas as Alison Michelle Ernst and arrested ...

  • Joe Downtown

    Tom Haskins lived in the conventional world and attained middle-class wealth and status. He didn’t much like it.

  • A&E

    The west side water park turns the H2O on this weekend.

  • Joe Downtown

    downtown liquor store operators on Fremont Street are feeling the squeeze. They put up signs telling people not to open containers inside their stores, they ...

  • Music

    Long lines, Coachella consumerism and focusing on the music at the festival's Yuma Tent.

  • Las Vegas

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the ...

  • Music

    The ladies represent, extreme PDA and why Future Islands' frontman sounded like Cookie Monster after a bottle of whiskey.

  • Music

    There, I said it. And I’ve got no shame in my blame game.

  • Chef Talk

    "The only thing you can tell me to top this is I'm opening on the moon next week. It's really overwhelming."

  • Nightlife

    A series of "special classy events," courtesy of Snoop Dogg.

  • Dining

    The new Japanese grill and noodle house at Monte Carlo could be the next foodie favorite.

  • Music

    Lorde has the pipes to carry her performance, but the singer could use a full band.

  • Film

    Superheroes, sequels and a sex tape: Weekly's look at the upcoming season's flicks.

  • As We See It

    And they'll feature much more than just lighters.

  • Weekly Q&A

    As managing director of Wynn and Encore salons since 2013, Claude Baruk is working on a massive reinvention of the former while transforming hair at ...

  • Music

    Things "got weird" with OutKast, Swedish experimentalists The Knife confuse the crowd, and other musings from the Southern California music fest.