Steve Friess is a freelance writer based in Las Vegas whose work appears regularly in the New York Times, USA Today, the Agence France-Presse, Vegas Magazine and many others. He's also the co-host of the weekly celebrity interview podcast "The Strip" and the twice-weekly animal-affairs podcast "The Petcast" and the author of the blog VegasHappensHere.com.
Friess moved to Las Vegas in 1996 to work for the Review-Journal. He is author of Gay Vegas, the first guidebook for GLBT travelers in Las Vegas. His website is SteveFriess.com and can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can follow him on Twitter @thestrippodcast.
Recent Stories (view all stories)
- Remembering Kenny Kerr—gay pioneer
- Not just a great entertainer, Kerr's performances actually changed the world
- Wednesday, May 1, 2013
- Kenny Kerr’s performances actually changed the world.
- The gay miseducation of Carolyn Goodman
- Deconstructing the confusing puzzle of why the mayor is against same-sex marriage
- Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012
- Last month, mayors from more than 100 cities pledged support to marriage equality. Not Carolyn.
- Steve Friess' final sentiment: Vegas, I love you
- Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011
- Longtime 'Weekly' wordsmith Steve Friess says goodbye to "the most honest place in the world."
- A few more words before he goes
- Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011
- Departing Strip Sense columnist Steve Friess revisits highlights from his four years
- What's the county got against Barney?
- Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011
- Steve Friess defends Barney.
- Clark County could learn from Eureka’s fiscal responsibility
- Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011
- The Northern Nevada county knows how to manage its money. Find out how here.
- Strip properties come and go, but The Jockey Club remains a constant
- Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011
- The adventure began, appropriately enough, with a broken elevator.
- Renovation rundown: Reviewing the Plaza’s $35 million overhaul
- Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011
- It is difficult to recall a hotel-casino redevelopment in modern Las Vegas history that has received as much hype as the $35 million job taking place at 1 South Main Street.
- Weight Watchers magazine gets its first male cover model—and he’s from Las Vegas
- Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011
- The actual news in there is that Weight Watchers is finally highlighting the importance of weight loss for men.
- As he prepares to leave town, Steve Friess ticks down his Vegas bucket list
- Wednesday, July 27, 2011
- “The best is yet to come, and babe, won’t it be fine."