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  • As We See It

    Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

    Fifty grand later, Drinkin' Smokin' Straight West Coastin' reigns supreme.

  • Features

    Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

    Coco Austin might be the most watchable woman on the planet, and now she’s all ours.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013

    A bumbling, boozy frat party takes over the Flamingo in the name of competition.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013

    Also, Fotobars will turn camera phone pics into works of art.

  • Stage Productions

    Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013

    Somebody extracted the beloved clichés and blissful cheesiness from Saved by the Bell’s Zack Attack Rockumentary and turned it into a full-fledged musical.

  • Dance

    Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013

    You'll burn calories—whether you look cool or not.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

    The Mayans were wrong. And life? It goes on ...

  • Magic

    Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

    After 13 years the performer calls it quits.

  • Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

    All you need is a piano, a cabaret singer, and some friends.

  • Features

    Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

    Pick up these items and live. Don't, and you're on your own.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

    On paper, the Multi Action Poker table looks like a great idea. In practice, not so much.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

    Moonlite Bunny Rancher Dennis Hof has a plan for avoiding the fiscal cliff. Any guesses?

  • Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

    It takes a lot of time to slide this bird over all those hills.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

    Also, Rush is going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Yay!

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

    Welcome to the Strip, where advertising is literally all around us.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

    The new Stoney's Rockin' Country bar is more intimate and polished, but still the place for line dancing.

  • Print

    Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

    Latest posthumous collection takes on varied subjects, from tennis to Terminator 2.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

    Fremont Street is about to get a zipline upgrade.

  • Weekly Q&A

    Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

    St. Nick takes time out of his busy holiday schedule to chat with the Weekly.

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

    Described as a "blessing" by those responsible, the attack left Houchin badly burned.

  • Features

    Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

    Does Vegas control the NFL? You asked, and Google answers.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

    Cleverboy isn't usually so particular, but six tags in a pair of underwear seems silly.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

    The production's usual tricks are augmented by a few new ones.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

    Dennis Avner transformed himself into a female tiger.

  • Cirque du Soleil

    Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

    You'll want to stand up and scream, 'Do you realize how effing hard that is?!'

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

    Because we all have embarrassing pictures posted on the net. It's called Facebook.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

    Creepy musical snaps its way into Reynolds Hall November 20-25.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

    One minute, you're turning water and candy into soda, Jesus-style. The next, you're getting free Pop Rocks.

  • Casino

    Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. could be in trouble over a few of its gamblers' illegal practices.

  • Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012

    Online haters are always gonna hate.

  • Features

    Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

    Know nothing about who's on the presidential ballot? No problem!

  • Politics

    Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

    Do they lean left, lean right, or "throw their vote away"?

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012

    Keep your eyes peeled!

  • Government

    Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

    And it doesn't look good for flame throwers, either.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

    Also, a brutal NFL tackle.

  • Monday, Oct. 22, 2012

    Tired of dressing like Dracula? Consider Big Bird or Zombie Elvis.

  • Politics

    Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

    Some Democrats blamed their loss in 2000 on the ultra-liberal Green Party candidate.

  • Monday, Oct. 15, 2012

    Somehow, The ALL KNOWING Diary ended up on Rick's desk ...

  • Features

    Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012

    Amazing Johnathan has taken over the Las Vegas Club Hotel and turned it into a Haunted House.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

    Winning poker tournaments is nothing compared to the difficulty of this new brand ambassador's gig.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

    Soft opening issues, disgruntled former staff members and a whole lot of gore.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

    Ever wonder what Angry Birds is like from the pigs' point of view?

  • Print

    Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

    Author Robert Anasi lived at the right place at the right time: Williamsburg, 1988.

  • Monday, Oct. 1, 2012

    If only the debates were broadcast in casino sports books ...

  • Politics

    Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

    Democrats and Republicans aren’t the only people with their eye on the Oval Office.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

    Henderson's barcade is much different from Downtown's barcade.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012

    And what are we going to do about those guys who pee on toilet seats?

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012

    Because we know you're dying to know if Susan Lucci won Best Live Shopping On-Air Guest ...

  • Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012

    The road to caring consumerism is paved with good intentions.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

    A big-time boxing match weaves through the narrative of Moss' latest work.