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Erin Ryan

Staff Writer

Erin got her first newspaper job in 2002 thanks to a campfire story about Bigfoot. In her award-winning work for weeklies, dailies and magazines throughout the region, she has crawled inside the heads of Pulitzer winners and urban vampires, played Scrabble with nudists, flown an airplane and eaten seven pickles in four minutes. She does not believe in nut grafs.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Entertainment

    Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

    Identical twin tap dancers Sean and John are now holding down the stage in Absinthe: "Tap dancing is a form of percussion, and I’m just another instrument."

  • As We See It

    Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

    Psych! Only not really, because we’re talking about how fast you can upload selfies on your mobile device.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

    As temporary tattoos go, Las Vegas club stamps tell some stories.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

    In memoriam of the Quad's card slinging performers.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

    "Comedy is to make everybody laugh at everything and deal with things, you idiot,” Joan Rivers once said.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

    "It’s a gamble, but it’s a good investment if more happens than simply, we get a battery factory."

  • As We See It

    Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

    From the Supreme Court and the Capitol to the steps Rocky bounded up at the art museum in Philly, iconic scenery just got way more awesome.

  • Site Feature

    Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

    How do strippers tone that impossible upper-thigh region right under the butt? Deadlifts.

  • Features

    Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

    The beauty, the body, the powerful moves, personality, hustle and a head for business—these are weapons she wields to the tune of six figures a year, working way fewer days than the average American.

  • Fashion

    Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

    Fashion phenom: You almost forget she’s a teenager when she talks the industry talk. Then she gushes about a selfie with Project Runway’s Christian Siriano, and you hope her style always echoes that breathless fun.

  • Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

    That tiny dab of red sauce is the only hint that big flavor hides inside ume shiso.

  • Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

    The ranch flavor inside this sack is legit, and it's a local creation.

  • Thursday, May 8, 2014

    TIE fighters, marshmallow style.

  • Thursday, May 8, 2014

    Christopher Belew and Erin Harris demonstrate their foam-noodle lightsaber skills while Jedi-in-training Tegan DeWald looks on.

  • Thursday, May 8, 2014

    This R2-D2 toy is from way back, a present to Glen Toussaint on his 6th birthday, after the first Star Wars film blew the world's mind.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, May 15, 2013

    Formula Drift driver Danny George of Las Vegas takes his 1990 WreckHouse Mazda Miata around an oval at the Willow Springs International Raceway near Rosamund, Calif. Sunday, April 28, 2013. George will compete in round two of the 2013 season at Atlanta on May 10-11.