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Almost since the dawn of the Internet, books have warned of its dangers.

Two new books consider whether technology is actually advancing society

July 16th, 2014

Almost since the dawn of the Internet, books have warned of its dangers.

  • This new collection houses 15 stories ranging from one-page gags to long, literate works of young losers and heartbroken men.

  • Michael Hastings’ posthumous novel, The Last Magazine, takes a no-prisoners approach to the roman à clef, the tip of his spear this time the failing ...

  • What if Han Solo was a big, green alien who looks more like Swamp Thing than Harrison Ford?

  • "“We lived in a misunderstood city, in a place that thrives only by convincing outsiders that it is something it is not..."

  • It'll keep you laughing right up until the moment you realize you’ve been reading a tragedy all along.

  • “I have a good poker face because I am half dead inside” is a swell way to open a book.

  • The novel focuses on the struggle one Haitian women endures when kidnapped by a gang of men.

  • Nayman ardently goes point by point through the film’s intended greatness.

  • Kirn's new memoir focuses on the killer, as well as his own desire to be near him.

  • Las Vegas' own Cashman Field makes a few mentions in the latest sports book.

  • When sports mascots are attacked, it ain't pretty.

  • It's a bit long, but full of great bits.

  • The cartoonist works as a designer on Cartoon Network's Adventure Time.

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  • As We See It

    Read the directions completely before beginning assembly. Seriously.

  • A&E

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  • A&E

    Made official this morning with a release from the show’s host hotel, the Cosmopolitan, is that “Vegas Nocturne” indeed played its last shows Saturday night ...

  • News

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  • Features

    From potato knishes to public art, more than 130 awards for the best of everything in the Valley.

  • A&E

    The new Downtown hot spot's menu was a collective effort among Andrews, Kerry Simon and Cory Harwell.

  • Dining

    Plus, a friendly note from you neighborhood taqueria.

  • A&E

    Plus the Violent Femmes and Train—on the same bill.

  • Dining

    The Palace Station's classic steakhouse has been converted into something new, and it's delicious.

  • Dining

    India Palace's big menu, deep flavors and friendly service make it a contender for the city's best Indian restaurant.

  • Best of Vegas 2014: Arts & Entertainment

    She's Still the One.

  • As We See It

    Profits and popularity are often at odds on the Las Vegas Strip.

  • Music

    Tickets for Kiss Rock Vegas go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

  • Music

    Little Dragon, Baauer, Kimbra among latest batch of LIB names.

  • Dining

    The old-school snack is back, at least for a little while.

  • As We See It

    Who says uniforms have to be blah? Bell Uniform Design kicks up hospitality wear with current fashion.

  • Dining

    What else would you expect from a Champagne bar from Elton John and David Furnish?

  • Nightlife

    For the record, calling women "whales" and "hippos" is not corporate policy.