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Story archive > 2007 > October

  • And other excerpts from our Vegoose blog

  • Travelers’ sagas unfold at all hours on Stool No. 8 at the airport bar and grill

  • Bite-sized short stories, with ham

  • Hal Rothman’s final book is a good argument for reading his earlier ones

  • Talking with Joe McGinniss Jr., author of the upcoming Las Vegas novel The Delivery Man

  • Why do we love to hate to love Chuck Klosterman?

  • Attorney Chesnoff is a statistical powerhouse

  • Where does accountability stop in the Minxx shooting?

  • Where we sort it all out for you

  • Prior to big confab, we ask a pro to grade Valley blogs

  • Collaboration produces a conference for Vegas’ gay community

  • Warm-up: studying Clinton vs. Francis

  • What's happened to the passion wagon?

  • Ten skills we wish we’d learn at rock ’n’ roll fantasy camp

  • Peggy Allison is the author of The Fundamentals of Astrology: A Comprehensive Guide for the Beginner. She is a professional astrologer who lives on St. ...

  • Julie Seabaugh joins Las Vegas Paranormal Investigations -- and may never sleep again

  • They’ve got Ghost’s back

  • The Darjeeling Limited finds Wes Anderson on familiar tracks

  • Celine Dion, good taste and doing things wrong in the right way

  • Parsing the Bard's bawdiness

  • A few words about fonts

  • Drawings of naked ladies by artists you never knew drew naked ladies

  • Lust, Caution explores the central dichotomy of human existence

  • Come to your senses, Gosling! She's a doll.

  • Jerry Metellus' Moshion makes the static feel kinetic

  • Network TV's new shows fail to generate excitement

  • The New Cable Car Eyecandy Sound Lounge & Bar $14

  • DJ Name: DJ The Rhett Factor Real Name: Rhett Camfield Genre: Drum & bass, electronic, mash-up. Year: 07 - present;  Club: Brass Lounge, LV   ...

  • Two companies transport the very essence of Las Vegas nightlife

  • This week's special events

  • Vox offers top-notch examples of both

  • Three new options to indulge in the panini craze

  • Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter on pyramid schemes, robot helmets and Kanye West

  • Eugene Hütz of Gogol Bordello on jumping around, the extinction of culture and extracurricular DJing

  • They’re two of the biggest (and craziest) rock bands around, both with notable connections, impressive musical pasts and histories of high-jinks. We face them off ...

  • Does Flav still have musical credibility?

  • Old habits die hard

  • Garnering superlatives everywhere they play

  • Waging war onstage

  • The Fun House phenomenon

  • The festival’s history book is only two chapters long, but how much do you actually remember?

  • Our picks to help you brush up on the acts you know and get familiar with the ones you don't.

  • A recommended Vegoose itinerary

  • The great battle between alliterative donut shops' glazed donuts

  • Remember when everybody just ignored them?

  • Where we sort it all out for you

  • Where are all the unhealthy mattresses?

  • I turned 35 and graduated from cultural relevance

  • Turning Thomas & Mack into prayer central, thousands hope to change city

  • Ellen's weepologue is on par with a Sopranos shakedown

  • Peggy Allison is the author of The Fundamentals of Astrology: A Comprehensive Guide for the Beginner. She is a professional astrologer who lives on St. ...

  • How Lied Animal Shelter's compassionate mission turned disastrous

  • A short list (with notes) of songs I'm listening to right now

  • What classical music can teach the rest of the industry

  • This week's developments in punctuation

  • Kicks, punches, and head-butts defeat racism, sexism

  • James Sturm writes the history of a nation with three short stories

  • Ben Affleck delivers with Gone Baby Gone

  • Into the Wild romanticizes dropping out

  • Rendition doesn't let you think for yourself

  • DOWNTOWN DILL BLOODY MARY Downtown Cocktail Room $9

  • One small step for Vegas, one giant leap for the Vegas music scene

  • DJ Name: DJ Fabian Real Name: Julio Fabian Genre: Electro-house,'80s,rock,hip-hop,mash-ups. Year: 07 - present;  Club: Polly Esther's, LV   Year: 06 - Present;  Club: Fahrenheit, ...

  • A first look at the Penthouse Gentlemen's Club

  • Tokyo Police Club
    A Lesson in Crime
    *** The Ontario foursome’s debut EP bullets by in 17 minutes, but not before making an impression ...

  • Ten Canoes deserves to be seen

  • A musical drama set in Laughlin, Nevada's hottest city

  • Two photo exhibits reimagine the desert around us

  • Two exhibits explore the double-edged allure of art that makes you go, 'Awww ...'

  • Peter Handke's new novel is worth the effort

  • Philip Roth's venerable hero goes out in a blaze of mediocrity

  • Yunnan Garden explores the food of a neglected region

  • Teen hangout returns 18 months after going dark

  • Love Pentagon throws costume party to celebrate new EP

  • Is it time for Nevada to end 'ladies nights' specials?

  • Seeing Vegas through scenes in books

  • Where we sort it all out for you

  • Marijuana-using preacher fights for his right to light up

  • Competitive eaters chew through Vegas

  • Is Bono's project dead?

  • Peggy Allison is the author of The Fundamentals of Astrology: A Comprehensive Guide for the Beginner. She is a professional astrologer who lives on St. ...

  • Autumn times, the Arnold Palmer, Space Age food and more

  • Our collection of sordid confessions and defensive tales

  • Entertainment is at your fingertips at Mandalay's new center bar

  • THE SANCHO MARGARITA
    Diablo's Cantina $36

  • Miami's Opium Group to bring Prive to the people: a Weekly exclusive

  • Do you owe someone an apology?

  • The three essential elements of a healthy America

  • Adrian Tomine explores interracial relationships -- kinda -- in his new graphic novel

  • But not great -- terrific action scenes make up for wooden dialogue in We Own the Night

  • Brad Pitt turns in an Oscar-worthy performance

  • Rebel conductor reconfigures Wagner

  • Don Quixote's not easy, but NBT pulls it off

  • Two reality shows find new ways to demean contestants

  • DJ Name: Carlos Sanchez Real Name: Carlos Sanchez Genre: Deep house. Year: 07 - present;  Club: Downtown Cocktail Room, LV   Year: 07 - Present;  ...

  • Sin City's own Crystal Method return home to perform at Devil's Night 10

  • Two worthy additions to the Eastern Avenue restaurant crawl

  • Damon Hodge remembers Nevada's foremost ethicist

  • Through play, students hope to reduce teenage suicide

  • Where we sort it all out for you

  • Fred Sigman’s Water Street Art Gallery anchors Henderson’s forthcoming cultural center

  • The Legislature enacted a bunch of stuff that may (or may not!) concern you

  • There’s no crying in—or out of—baseball

  • Chatting with Las Vegas Peace Project visionary Kat Thomas

  • Women get down to business; men play with dolls

  • Peggy Allison is the author of The Fundamentals of Astrology: A Comprehensive Guide for the Beginner. She is a professional astrologer who lives on St. ...

  • LUCKY BEER
    Ra Sushi $6

  • What makes Elvis -- or Shakespeare, for that matter -- popular?

  • How dare a rock band be dismissive of grammar?

  • Do zombie superheroes represent the Bush administration?

  • Two new works find artists toying with convention

  • New Philharmonic director delivers a commanding opening performance

  • The Farrellys' latest is a mediocre dud

  • Rebelling against the rebellion

  • Encapsulating sex, drugs and rock n' roll

  • Metal, irony party together Thursdays at Body English

  • Bunkhouse proceeds cautiously following stabbing incident

  • UNLV’s history is chronicled lovingly, if hurriedly, in a new book

  • In Bridge of Sighs, characters reinvent themselves but can't escape who they are

  • DJ Name: Lucky Larue Real Name: Don Jacobs Genre: Funky, groovy lounge, deep house. Year: 07 - present;  Club: Sidebar, LV   Year: 99 - ...

  • Old-fashioned dining and service at the intimate Six Tables

  • On the fifth anniversary of First Friday, some are wondering whether it's a flea market or an art event. How are economic needs affecting the ...

  • Making my way into the strange and alluring subculture of gun ownership

  • From Las Vegas' Second City to NBC's Emmy-winning 30 Rock, Kay Cannon's burgeoning career has been anything but by-the-numbers

  • Where we sort it all out for you

  • Troubled by roadwork and limited parking, the Rainbow Bar & Grill will relocate

  • Adults who give booze to kids can be civilly liable

  • Steve Wynn chimes in on the flip-flopping of ‘down market’ Strip properties

  • American Gladiators combs Vegas for stars as it resurrects the competition show

  • An odd way to kill oneself

  • Peggy Allison is the author of The Fundamentals of Astrology: A Comprehensive Guide for the Beginner. She is a professional astrologer who lives on St. ...